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Races Heat Up as NECCS Finale Approaches

Posted on 03. Dec, 2010 by .

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As the end of another great season approaches, New England’s best racers will head to the NBX GP of Cross in Warwick, Rhode Island for the traditional finale of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series presented by Cycle-Smart. This year’s event will play host to some of the tightest races in the history of [...]

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Myerson – “What we needed was communication and an opportunity to comply.”

Posted on 02. Dec, 2010 by .

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A twitter storm hit yesterday when a shocked Adam Myerson found that his Verge New England CycloCross Series (NECCS) p/b Cycle-Smart was suspended by the UCI. As they had done many years before Myerson, along with the other American cross race organizers were scheduling 2011/12 dates via a private mailing list when USA Cycling informed [...]

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Van Gilder, Powers Win Bay State; Powers Claims NACT Title

Posted on 27. Nov, 2010 by .

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Laura Van Gilder (C3 – Athletes Serving Athletes) and Jeremy Powers (Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com) win Bay State Cyclocross, seventh round of the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series and day one of the NACT finals. Powers wins his first NACT title.

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Top 10 From Cycle-Smart International

Posted on 10. Nov, 2010 by .

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This week’s Top 10 list comes from Cycle-Smart International and it’s all about getting air. On Saturday, after a quick drop-off the riders went over railroad tracks and many got some air. On Sunday, the course was modified but a few, or maybe only one, managed to lift the wheels.

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A Tough Two Years For Nick Keough

Posted on 10. Nov, 2010 by .

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Two years ago, a then 19-year old Nick Keough won the U23 overall at the 2008 Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross and seemed to be poised to take the world by storm. Then, the second-oldest of the five New England Keough brothers was challenged by crashes, injuries, an illness and bad luck. Fast forward to [...]

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Photo Gallery Day 2 of Cycle-Smart International

Posted on 08. Nov, 2010 by .

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Photo Gallery of Elite Women and Elite Men races at Day 2 of Cycle-Smart International, race #5 Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series presented by Cycle-Smart.

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Luke Keough Makes It Two At Cycle-Smart International

Posted on 07. Nov, 2010 by .

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Taking advantage of a bobble, Luke Keough (Champion Systems p/b Keough Cyclocross) took off flying from the 3-rider lead group and soloed to victory at 20th Cycle-Smart International. That made it a sweep for the 19-year old Keough who is younger than the oldest running UCI cross race in the US.  Twenty-five seconds later,  race [...]

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Van Gilder Sweeps Cycle-Smart International

Posted on 07. Nov, 2010 by .

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It was on for the start and the attacks didn’t stop in the Elite Women’s race on day 2 of the 20th Cycle-Smart International. A modified course with longer power straighaways, one less steep runup and wind led to a strong group splintering off on the first lap. The first riders then attacked each other, [...]

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Photo Gallery Day 1 of Cycle-Smart International

Posted on 07. Nov, 2010 by .

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Photo Gallery of Elite Women and Elite Men races at Day 1 of Cycle-Smart International, race #5 Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series presented by Cycle-Smart.

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Luke Keough Takes Cycle-Smart International In 2-Up Sprint

Posted on 06. Nov, 2010 by .

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The 20th annual Cycle-Smart International challenged the riders today in Northampton, Massachusetts. They had to stay focused because if not, the roots, the still damp sections after two days of rain or the sandpit would get them. And for many it did with bobbles taking them down left and right. In the end the win [...]

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