Wellens Dominant In USGP Mudfest

The Belgians were praying for rain and boy did it get it for Sunday’s race in Sun Prairie, WI. The day started off with rain and more rain turning the Sun Planet Bike Cup course in a mudfest and then the sky opened again just as the men’s 60-minute race started. And Belgian Bart Wellens…

Nash Sweeps Planet Bike Cup

The rain poured down for hours on Sun Prairie making the Planet Bike Cup course a greasy, slippery mudfest especially the off-camber sections and the uphills where traction was a problem. But the conditions didn’t stop Katerina Nash (Luna) from sweeping the weekend races as she once again soloed to the win at the second…

Final USGP Weekend Moves To Bend

Officials from the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross announced today that they have accepted a bid from Visit Bend to host the final two races of the U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross series presented by Greenware®. The 2011 US Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) is a four weekend, eight race series comprised of the Planet…

USGP King Powers Talks About His Victory

It was a long time coming and a hard-fought duel to the heart pounding end for Jeremy Powers (Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com) but he pulled out the overall win at the Greenware Gran Prix of Cyclocross along with 4 individual USGP wins. Earlier this year, I asked him, repeatedly, if he could chase down his teammate…

Powers Delivers The Goods In Portland

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…

Luna Riders Dominate Stanley Portland Cup

Katerina Nash, Georgia Gould and Amy Dombroski completed a total Luna podium on the second day of the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Stanley Portland Cup. The three Luna team mates were off the front from the start of the race. Nash then put some distance into second place and USGP overall winner Gould,…

One Down, One To Go For Powers In Portland

At sixteen points down in the Greenware US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Standings, Jeremy Powers (Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com) knew what he had to do at day 1 of the Portland Stanley Cup and that is win. Much simpler said than done but Powers pulled it out, taking advantage of a mechanical that befelled his last…