Hall Solos To Win Her Second National Cross Title

On a sunny and almost balmy day at the USA Cyclocross National Championships, Gina Hall (CalGiant) didn’t let her last row start deter from going for the Stars and Stripes in the Masters 45-49 race. “I had a last row start so I was very concerned about being able to move through the field, so…

Bradford Wins SingleSpeed Stars and Stripes

The win and the title came down to bunny hopping the barriers at the men’s singlespeed race at the USA Cyclocross National Championships earlier today. On the final lap, two men were battling at the front, Aaron Bradford (Bay11/HRS/Rocklobster) and JT Fountain, both had taken turns at the front throughout the race while in the…

US Cross Nationals Course Preview

The 2012 and 2013 USA Cyclocross Championships will be held at Badger Prairie Park in Verona, just outside of Madison, Wisconsin.  Organized by the Madison Area Sports Commission and Team Sports Inc., the races will take place January 4-8 culminating with the U23 Men’s race on Saturday and Elite Women’s and Elite Men’s races on…

Perfection For Wells, Heartbreak For Powers

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…

Queen Katie Wins Her Seventh National Cross Title

Favorite going into the race, reigning US National Cyclocross champion Katie Compton (Planet Bike) added a seventh title to her unbeaten streak. “It’s National Championships, I love winning, I’m glad I got a seventh. Every year is special, every year is hard, it’s a good day. I’m happy.” a smiling Compton said seconds after the…

Bahnson Wins His 17/18 Junior Title

Some nasty weather conditions for the Men Junior 17/18 showdown on Saturday morning with cold rain and colder mud on the course. Perfect conditions for Jeffrey Bahnson (Van Dessel), the mudder and favorite into the race. And he delivered, taking off solo with two laps to go to win his third National title, adding his…

Getting To Know Jeremy Ferguson

While many have picked either Zach McDonald (Rapha-Focus) or reigning U23 US National Cross Champion Danny Summerhill (Felt-Holowesko Partners) as the favorites but Jeremy Ferguson (California Giant/Specialized) is coming to the race to win. “I think top 3 is doable but I’m going there to win for sure.” Ferguson said a few days ago. The…