Trebon Grits His Teeth At Louisville

If a Most Courageous jersey was awarded at Sunday’s Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup, it would have to have gone to Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt). Going into the second race in Louisville, Trebon was all set for a re-match with Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) but then disaster struck a few hours before the…

Powers Sweeps Louisville, Takes Over USGP Lead

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)…

Compton Continues To Dominate USGP

Another race, another win for Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) who once again solo’ed to the win on the second day of Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup. Some changes were brought to Sunday’s course, the uphill sandpit was made more difficult with a sloping, off-camber tilt to it, a new 180 before…

Powers Clinches Day One USGP Derby City Cup

The duel continued between Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) and Ryan Trebon (LTS/Felt) at the opener of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Derby City Cup in Louisville, KY.  Escaping from a select group on the second, the pair pushed each other’s limit for the next six laps, never able to ditch the other one.  The…

Compton Crushes Day One at USGP Derby City Cup

The expected showdown between Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross leader Katerina Nash (Luna) and Katie Compton (Rabobank Giant) just didn’t happen instead Compton did was she does best, go to the front and power away. Another solo win, another C1, for the US National Champion Compton at day one of the Derby City Cup…

Wyman, Powers Tops in Gloucester

The Great Brewers Gran Prix of Gloucester closed out the first weekend in the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge in style with two barnburners. The Elite Women’s race was once again dominated by Helen Wyman (Kona/FSA Factory Team) while Jeremy Powers (Rapha/Focus) made a late move to shake Tim Johnson (Cannondale…

O’Keefe Aiming For Worlds

“Going into this weekend, I really had no idea of what any of the competition was going to be, it was unknown. A lot of the people I raced with last year are now under-23s, I just had no idea.” Sam O’Keefe (C3-Athletes Serving Athletes) told podiuminsight on Sunday after sweeping the Planet Bike Cup…

Wellens – Respect For The US Guys

Two-time World Champion and two-time Belgian National Champion Bart Wellens and his Telenet-Fidea teammate Rob Peeters came to the United States to open their cross season. The goal was multi-fold, to gain early season fitness, capture UCI points and to check out the racing before the 2013 World Championships to be held in Louisville, KY.…