CalGiant Bolsters Roster for 2012 Road Season

California Giant Berry Farm’s/Specialized announced that brothers Yannick and Robin Eckmann, Stephen Leece and Sam Bassetti have signed onto the 2012 road team. Ranging in age from 17 to 20 years old, the four espoir riders bolster the existing squad for the upcoming season. “We’re excited to bring in four more young up-and-coming riders.” Team…

Eckmann Aims For Podium At Cross Worlds

There was another sweep this weekend at Planet Bike Cup, Yannick Eckmann, now riding for Hot Tubes, came out all barrels firing in the Men Jr 17/18 races. On both days, he caught and passed the Masters 45+ field that had started 30 seconds prior and went on to solo to victory. The defending USGP…

Meet the Eckmanns

Teammates on the Clif Bar Development team, brothers Yannick and Robin Eckmann turned heads in Colorado when they went 1-2 in the two NACT Junior races at the beginning of November. On the muddy Blue Sky Velo course on Saturday, Yannick caught and passed the entire Cat 3 field which had started two minutes earlier…

Kaiser leads USGP JR 17-18 in tight race

Halfway through the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross, there’s another tight race for the series lead. This past weekend, Robin Eckmann (Clif Bar) and Cody Kaiser (CalGiant) battled for the jersey in the Men’s Jr 17-18 series. Going into the Derby City Cup, Kaiser had won the two previous races with Eckmann finishing second both…