Keough, Smith Stage Upsets at NBX

The final weekend of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge kicked off with a bang as two of the best races of the season were decided by a wheel’s width. Perfect weather, with light breezes and temperatures in the high-40s and clear skies were over Goddard Park in Warwick, Rhode Island…

Van Gilder and McNicholas Sweep Sterling

Laura Van Gilder (C3 p/b Mellow Mushroom) and Dylan McNicholas (cyclocrossworld.com) picked up big UCI victories today in Sterling, Massachusetts at the finale of the Bay State Cyclocross Weekend. The weather was a bit more seasonally appropriate, with a coating of frost giving the early races fits, as the day went on, the frost cleared…

Nash and Keough Dominate at Cycle-Smart International

For the first time in what feels like ages, bright and sunny skies were overhead for UCI cross racing in New England. Racers came in force to the 21st annual Cycle-Smart International at Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts. This race, one of the four jewels in the crown of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross…

Cycle-Smart International Kicks Off

After a month’s break, the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge is back in action, this time at beautiful Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts. The 21st edition of the Cycle-Smart International is already the biggest the race has ever been with nearly 1400 racers pre-registered as well as a new-for-2011 expo and…

Lindine Dominates Downeast as Smith Doubles Up

In the wake of yesterday’s mud-fest, racing today at the Downeast Cyclocross Weekend in New Gloucester, Maine was fast and furious. With precious UCI points on the line, the stars of New England cyclocross were out in force. The course once again featured the sweeping turns and undulating terrain of Pineland Farm, while the creative…

Shimano NEPCX – Midseason report

Halfway through the inaugural Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge, it’s clear why some of the top racers in the world have set their targets on New England’s professional series. As the Shimano Series lays its foundation on the heritage of cyclocross in New England it was only natural that first weekend…

McConneloug and Lindine Take Impressive Wins in Providence

The second day of the Providence Cyclocross Festival presented by Interbike saw another spectacular day of racing complete with sprint finishes, dominant victories and surprise winners. The fourth round of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series showed why New England’s racing is among the highest caliber in the nation. Temperatures were well into the…

Lindine and Van Gilder Dominate in Providence

The sun shone brightly down on Roger Williams Park in Providence, Rhode Island today as racing kicked off at the third annual Providence Cyclocross Festival presented by Interbike. Temperatures rose to near 80 degrees and there was not a cloud in the sky as the racers took on the traditional course at Providence, modeled after…