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...]

Stybar Performs London Recon

31-May-2012: Zdenek Stybar was in London earlier this week for the presentation of "Cyclo-Cross," a photo book by photographer Balint Hamvas. Stybar also performed reconnaissance of the 2012 Summer Olympic course. "The parcours is difficult, so it is for strong guys," Stybar said. "The climb is quite serious, so at the finish we'll have a little group of strong riders. It won't be so easy and … [Read more...]

USA Cycling awards 2014 – 16 Cyclo-cross National Championships

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2012) -Following an unprecedented bevy of strong bids, USA Cycling has selected Boulder, Colo., Austin, Texas and Asheville, N.C. to host its 2014, 2015 and 2016 Cyclo-cross National Championships respectively. “We had three outstanding bids making the only logical choice to award all three communities,” said USA Cycling Managing Director of National Events … [Read more...]

2012 UCI Masters Cyclo-cross World Championships set to take off in Louisville

2012 UCI Masters Cyclo-cross World Championships set to take off in Louisville January 11, 2012 (Louisville, Kentucky) — Masters cyclists from across the world will put their wheels to the line in Louisville, Kentucky, on Thursday morning to kick off the 2012 UCI Masters Cyclo-cross World Championships. Marking the first time a cyclo-cross world championship event has been held outside … [Read more...]

Nation’s top cyclo-cross racers headed to Madison next week

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Dec. 28, 2011) — Nearly 1,000 of the nation’s top off-road bicycle racers will descend upon Madison, Wisconsin for the first USA Cycling national championship of the 2012 season. The USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships will kick-off the New Year, Jan. 4-8 in Dane County’s Badger Prairie Park. After successfully hosting the previous two editions of the … [Read more...]

USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Calendar starts Sunday

USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Calendar starts Sunday Colorado Springs, Colo. (Nov. 4, 2011) — USA Cycling is excited to announce the beginning of the 2011 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Calendar (CXNC). The calendar, which spans five races, begins with the Fall Back Cross Race in Colorado Springs, Colo. The calendar continues on Nov. 13 with the 25th Outdoors Inc Cyclocross … [Read more...]

Stybar Makes His Cyclo-Cross Debut In His Hometown of Stríbro

22-Sep-2011: Saturday, September 24th, Cyclo-cross World Champion Zdenek Stybar will take part in the first race of the season in his native country, the Czech Republic – specifically, in Stríbro, where the Stybar family lives. “The Toi Toi Cup Stríbro is a race which I particularly love and which means a lot to me since it takes place in my city and my father is the organiser. It seemed … [Read more...]

A Fat Guy’s Rules for Cyclocross

As someone who barely squeaked into the Top 40 in the overall standings of the SoCal Cross Prestige Series Single Speed B category, I am now staring down the barrel of a long and lonely offseason. Sure, I could use this time to devise and enact a training program to propel myself into the stratospheric heights of Category A mediocrity but considering I’m now a more decorated cyclist than Johan … [Read more...]

USA Cycling Cyclo-Cross National Championships

USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships open with first-ever singlespeed national titles and masters competition Bend, Ore. (Dec. 9, 2010) – The first 11 national titles of USA Cycling’s Cyclo-cross National Championships were awarded Thursday in Bend’s Old Mill District. Mild temperatures and muddy conditions added to the action-packed day that included multiple masters national … [Read more...]

Former World Champion Simunek Dies At 48

PRAGUE - Former Czech cyclo-cross world champion Radomir Simunek died Tuesday after a long illness at the age of 48, the CTK news agency said, quoting his wife. Simunek became the junior world champion in 1980 and amateur world champion in 1983 and 1984, before winning the professional title in 1991. He was the only cyclist ever to win titles in all three categories. In 1992, he caused … [Read more...]