Tag Archives: specialized
Posted on 08. Dec, 2011 by lyne.
Tis the season! The time when riders head in to get fitted on their new bikes in preparation for the 2012 road season. Last weekend, the CalGiant riders made their way to SBCU aka Specialized Bike Components University, where the five new team members went through the BG Fit process which includes measurements off and [...]
Posted on 28. Nov, 2011 by lyne.
Finally, we can put all those nicknames aside. Tim Johnson (Cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com) finally won a UCI cross race this season on Sunday at Jingle Cross. Getting some flak for sitting out Saturday’s race on the three day weekend, Johnson came out flying on his bike equipped with disk brakes to take the front, battling only one [...]
Posted on 26. Nov, 2011 by lyne.
On his penultimate race this season, US Cross Champion Todd Wells (Specialized) finally got his first cross win this year. Though he says that he doesn’t have his top fitness, Saturday’s race was all about finesse, choosing the right line and staying your bike. Hours of overnight rain continuing throughout the day turned the course [...]
Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by lyne.
Once again, Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) was duking it out at the front of a cross race, but this time it was against US Cross Champion Todd Wells (Specialized) at day two of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup. On Saturday, Powers had been locked in a duel with Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) [...]
Posted on 27. Oct, 2011 by lyne.
For the past ten years, reigning USA XC Mountain Bike National Champion Todd Wells (Specialized) has been racing cross as part of his program. “I really enjoy the racing, the racers, the whole atmosphere.” a relaxed Wells told podiuminsight. “We race each other on the mountain bike but then during cross there’s a whole other [...]
Posted on 16. Oct, 2011 by lyne.
Once again, the fight for the top step quickly came down to two men at day two of the Spooky Cross weekend in Irvine, California. Except that this time it was Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) and US Cross National Champion Todd Wells (Specialized) who were duking it out for the victory. Wells took the holeshot but [...]
Posted on 03. Oct, 2011 by lyne.
Specialized and lululemon athletica join together to sponsor former HTC-Highroad women’s team with Ina-Yoko Teutenberg, US TT champion Amber Neben and Evelyn Stevens staying on and will be joined by Canadian TT Champion Clara Hughes. Velocio Sports announces Monday that the former HTC-Highroad women’s team will continue into 2012 with new title sponsors and management [...]
Posted on 13. Dec, 2010 by lyne.
What a finale in Bend for the US Cyclocross National Championships. Perfection and heartbreak in the same race. Perfection for Todd Wells (Specialized) who claimed his third Stars-and-Stripes jersey. He previously won in 2001 and 2005. And for 2010, Wells adds cyclocross to his national titles in cross country and short track mountain biking. “It’s [...]
Posted on 05. Dec, 2010 by lyne.
It was a knock down, drag out nail-biter of a race to close out the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Two riders, Jeremy Powers and Tim Johnson, friends and teammates on the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com, were tied on points and whomever finished first would win the overall. The two were locked in battle for [...]
Posted on 13. Nov, 2010 by lyne.
The Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com streak has been broken at the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross and it took a Canadian to do it. Geoff Kabush (Rocky Mountain-Maxxis) was obviously the strongest at the muddy, slippery New Belgium Cup race today where he took his first cross win since 2005. “It’s been a frustrating couple [...]