Summerhill a Favorite to Win Cyclocross Stars and Stripes

American to take some time off ahead of National Championships by Pat Malach / Cyclingnews With his impressive double wins earlier this month at the two-day Derby City Cup in Kentucky, where he toppled US cyclocross national champion Jeremy Powers (Rapha-Focus) from his streak of UCI C1 race wins, Danny Summerhill (K Edge-Felt) has set himself up as one of the favourites for the US National Championships in Austin, Texas in January. Before Summehill can…

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How To Set Up Your Cyclocross Bike

'Cross bike setup is a bit different than setting up a road bike... With its technical nature, it pays to have a well set up cyclocross bike. By this, we're mainly talking about tires and your position. Gearing is different too - shoot for a 46 outer ring and a cassette that's around 11-28. It's also recommended that you play around with the release tension on your pedals. In this video from Global Cycling Network,…

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Summerhill 1st, 4th 9th at Cincy3 Cyclocross

Danny Summerhill scores a podium spot on every outing, dominates CX season Day 1 Cincy3 Harbin Park UCI C2 Three days of Midwest racing was on tap this past weekend. The cold and rain greeted the athletes day 1 at the C2 race at Harbin Park. Summerhill got a great start off the line slotting into 2nd and charged to the front after a few minutes held his lead to the finish, extending his gap…

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Free Cyclocross Webinar

Cyclocross season is quickly approaching. Are you ready? No seriously. Are you really ready? Join Dig Deep Coaching on Thursday 14th August at 3:00 PM EDT for this webinar hosted by Dan Fleeman and Ian Field, 3 Time National Cyclocross Champion. The webinar will cover everything from: What is key to fitness for the races. Tactically - what you need to know before getting on the bike. Race day preparation and nutrition. What training you…

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Ann Trombley Takes National Championship

Ann Trombley takes the Women's 50-54 National Champion title at the 2014 Cyclo-cross National Championships in Boulder, Colorado. Anne Trombley of Nederland, Colorado, a former professional cross-country mountain biker, rode away yesterday with the top prize in the women's 50-54 race, even after enduring a flat tire on the second lap. With the 50-54 classification starting only one minute after the 45-49 competitors, Trombley would end up passing all all but two riders in the…

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2014 Cross Nats Hits Boulder This Week

Riders and fans from all across America have descended upon Boulder, Colorado for the 2014 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships. With Boulder hit with heavy snows over the previous weekend, racing from January 8 through 12 should be exciting and challenging, even with a sunny and warmer forecast. Non-championship and masters races held on Wednesday and Thursday will likely see the most slippery and muddy conditions, leaving a much drier and faster course at Valmont…

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Don Myrah Defends World Title at Masters World Championships

It's beginning to look like Don Myrah can't be beat in the wet and cold! Two-time defending champion Don Myrah (Ibis/Buy-Cell.Com) once again took the win in the Men’s 45-49 category in the Masters World Championships in Gossau, Switzerland.  Despite some early jousting with German Ralph Berner (Berner-Bikes-Mallorca.com), Myrah would take the win with a full 30 second lead on his competition. Pascal Triebel (U.C. MONDORF) rounded out the podium, securing 9-10 minute laps for the race leaders. Myrah is…

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Metaltek-Knights of Old Continue to Impress

Metaltek-Knights of Old continue to impress in their excellent start to the UK cyclocross season. Adam Martin of the Metaltek-Knights of Old Racing Team took 5th place overall in the U23 leaders jersey after Round One and then an amazing 3rd place in Round Two. Round Three of British Cycling's National Trophy arrived at Durham on Sunday, a local venue for Adam being from 'just up the road' near Chester le Street. Going into the…

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