Concealed Motor On Bicycle At Cyclo-Cross World Championships

Heusden-Zolder, Belgium, Jan 31, 2016 (AFP) - A concealed motor was found on a bike being used by Belgian cyclist Femke Van den Driessche at the world cyclo-cross championships, the head of the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Sunday, confirming the first such case at a top-level competition. "It's absolutely clear that there was technological fraud. There was a concealed motor. … [Read more...]

UCI Seize Bike Amid Claims Engine Used At CX Worlds

Heusden-Zolder, Belgium, Jan 30, 2016 (AFP) - World cycling body UCI confirmed on Saturday they had seized a bicycle amid claims it was powered by a hidden engine at the cyclo-cross world championships. The bicycle was ridden by Femke Van den Driessche, the Belgian cycling federation (RLVB) later confirmed. Among the race favourites, Van den Driessche was forced to withdraw from the … [Read more...]

Zdenek Stybar UCI World Cyclocross Champion For 3rd Time

02-Feb-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Zdenek Stybar and Belgian rider Sven Nys battled like prize fighters in the UCI World Cyclocross Championship on Sunday, going blow for blow with each passing lap, taking advantage of their strengths in various parts of the course, and refusing to give up despite crashes and fatigue. Stybar — who animated the race immediately and … [Read more...]

Zdenek Stybar to Race the UCI World Cyclocross Championship

30-Jan-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Zdenek Stybar confirmed his presence as a participant in the UCI World Cyclocross Championship in Hoogerheide — which takes place on Sunday, February 2nd— after training on the parcours today. "I'm in good condition," Stybar said. "I came from important training sessions in Mallorca and I'm ready to compete. I like the parcours even … [Read more...]

Interbike Partners With CLIF® Bar CrossVegas

Interbike Partners With CLIF® Bar CrossVegas To Give Special Guest Access For Race Spectators SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. – July 18, 2013 – Interbike, the largest bicycle industry trade show in North America, today announced a new agreement with Cross Vegas to allow CrossVegas 2013 spectators admission to the annual tradeshow event on Friday, September 20, 2013. CrossVegas attendees … [Read more...]

USA Cycling names 22-person roster for 2013 Cyclo-cross World Championships

Colorado Springs, Colo. (January 14, 2013) -- USA Cycling announced today the 22 riders named to its roster of elite, U23, and juniors athletes that will represent the United States at the 2013 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, Feb. 2-3 in Louisville, Ky. ELITE WOMEN Always a contender for the win in any major competition, Katie Compton (Colorado Springs, Colo./Trek Cyclocross Collective) … [Read more...]

Cyclo-Cross National Championships Underway in Wisconsin

Verona, Wis. (January 9, 2013) – USA Cycling on Wednesday awarded the first Stars-and-Stripes jerseys at the 2013 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships at a snowy, muddy and cold Badger Prairie Park in Verona, Wis. Adam Craig (Bend, Ore./Giant Factory Off-Road) and Kari Studley (Bothell, Wash./Team Redline) won the men’s and women’s singlespeed races to earn the first national … [Read more...]

Pro CX: Trebon claims top spot in elite men’s rankings

This season's USA Cycling Professional Cyclo-cross Calendar (Pro CX) concluded its 2012 side with three recent events: the USGP of Cyclocross – Deschutes Cup in Bend Ore., and the rescheduled Supercross Cup in East Meadow, N.Y., on December 8-9, and the North Carolina Grand Prix in Hendersonville, N.C., on Dec. 15-16. Men Ryan Trebon (Bend, Ore./Cannondale-Clement) won day one of the … [Read more...]

2013 Cyclo-cross World Championships

USA Cycling, Louisville Sports Commission and community leaders team up to stage Cyclo-cross World Championships Colorado Springs, Colo. (December 18, 2012) -- USA Cycling, together with the Louisville (Ky.) Sports Commission, have teamed up to stage the 2013 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships race, to be held Feb. 2-3 in Louisville, after the event found itself in danger of collapsing due to … [Read more...]

Stybar And The Cyclo-Cross Season

After the on-road training camp in Mallorca with the rest of the OPQS Cycling Team, Zdenek Stybar will return to his first love, cyclo-cross, for a brief period of time. It will be a short but very intense interlude for the Czech champion. Stybar will be racing in Essen on December 22nd. After the Christmas break, his schedule will get intense. On December 26th he will race at World Cup in … [Read more...]