Gould On Rubber Chickens And More

Remember that time that Georgia Gould (Luna) raced with a rubber chicken? How about two? You know that these stories and more will be told about the Olympian bronze medalist, cross racer and fan favorite around a few beers. And let’s not forget the time she raced with a mustache or the #heckleme campaign. For…

Berden – “my season is better than last year”

Belgian Ben Berden (Raleigh-Clement) has been battling at the front of many cross races this season, claiming two victories and six top 3 finishes in 17 races so far. “My worst result is sixth place so that’s pretty good, one race I didn’t finish because I had a mechanical. My season is better than last…

Powers – “I definitely found the flow”

Reigning US champion Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) notched another win, another C1 win, on Saturday’s USGP Derby City Cup at Eva Bandman Park. This one was important because the race was a dry-run of the 2013 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships coming up in February. Powers’ goal for his first view of the course was to find…

Compton Wins Day One USGP in Louisville

One of the deepest and largest elite women’s field, at 53 riders, took the start of the race at Eva Bandman Park for day one of the USGP Derby City Cup on Saturday. Maybe the largest. Some simply wanted to experience the 2013 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships course but most were racing hard, to get…

Mission Accomplished For Etheridge

It was mission accomplished for single speeder Craig Etheridge (Raleigh) when he crossed the line in second place on Sunday’s Deschutes Brewery Cup in Bend, Oregon. “It’s been amazing.” Etheridge told podiuminsight after his eighth and final podium at the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross. “It’s been exactly what I’ve always thought should happen…

This One Feels Right For Powers At USGP

Once again, Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) crossed the finish line first at the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross in Bend, Oregon earlier today but today, there was no early celebration snafu like yesterday’s win. Powers was alone when he crossed the line after dropping Jamey Driscoll (Cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com), double pumping his first before grinning ear to…

Nash Dominates USGP

Making it look easy, Katerina Nash (Luna) took the second victory of the weekend at the Deschutes Brewery Cup and completed her domination of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross to also take the overall title. “It’s never easy. I try to keep my serious game on. You’ll never see me walk across the…

Nash Solos To Win Dusty USGP In Bend

It took a bit longer than usual but in the end, Katerina Nash (Luna) shook off her rusty legs, after a month off from racing, to claim another solo win at day one of the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Deschutes Brewery Cup in Bend, Oregon. As we discussed yesterday, the dusty and dry…

Berden Talks USGP And More

Belgian Ben Berden (Ops Ale-Stoemper) will be starting his final two cross races in the United States this weekend at the Exergy US Gran Prix of Cyclocross Deschutes Brewery Cup in Bend, Oregon. He gave us his opinion of the dry and dusty course after pre-riding on sunny Friday afternoon. Berden, also takes about the…

Butler Talks USGP Bend

Butler Talks USGP Bend

Sue Butler (River City Bicycles) shares her thoughts after pre-riding the course in Bend, Oregon for the Deschutes Brewery Cup, the fourth and final weekend of racing for the Exergy Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Oregon-resident Butler is looking forwards to racing in front of her home crowd even if the conditions are completely different to…

Miller Talks USGP Bend

Miller Talks USGP Bend

Meredith Miller (CalGiant) shares her thoughts after pre-riding the course in Bend, Oregon for the Deschutes Brewery Cup, the fourth and final weekend of racing for the Exergy Gran Prix of Cyclocross. Just off a string of four victories, Miller has finished on the podium for the last two years of the USA National Cyclocross…