Archive for September 2009

Ed Sander Memorial Cyclocross: Wes Schempf Interview

September 30th, 2009 — 4:24pm

Weston Schempf (C3‑Athletes Serving Athletes) began the defense of his 2008 Men’s Elite MABRA Cyclocross Series championship by winning the 2009 series opener, the Ed Sander Memorial Cyclocross. The race benefits a college scholarship fund for Chris Sander, whose father was killed in a training accident. The late Ed Sander’s NCVC teammates put on the […]


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Ed Sander CX Video (Part II): Cyclocross is Punk

September 29th, 2009 — 8:52am

There is a common cycling analogy that is tossed around this time of year that goes something like this: road racing is classic rock and cyclocross is punk. Like punk, CX is hard, loud, chaotic and over before you know it. Like good punk/hardcore/straightedge it also hurts. In a good way. Punk and cyclocross, for […]

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Ed Sander Memorial Cyclocross Helmet-Cam Video

September 28th, 2009 — 7:10am

Here is the prologue and first lap of the Men’s Masters 3/4 race from the Septemeber 27, 2009, edition of Ed Sander Memorial Cyclocross. Among the many notables passing me by, Joel from over at Gwadzilla makes a cameo about a third of the way through. This was a tough race. You can see that even […]

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Charm City Cyclocross: The Droodle Pork* Races

September 26th, 2009 — 10:03am

We are wrapping up coverage of the 2009 Charm City Cyclocross with the traditional ‘In The Crosshairs’ podium finisher interviews. You’ve heard what the pros had to say, now let’s hear how your fellow competitors saw the day. Thanks for reading. What was your favorite part of the course? Michael Yozell (, First place, Men […]

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Charm City Cyclocross: Mike Garrigan Interview

September 25th, 2009 — 10:29am

La Biciletta’s Mike Garrigan, the 2007 Canadian Cyclocross Champion, brought his skills as a professional mountain biker, accomplished ‘crosser, and former runner, to the fast technical Charm City Cyclocross course. In this past Sunday’s race at Druid Hill Park in Baltimore, Maryland, Garrigan battled with Adam Myerson and Davide Frattini all day long at the […]

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Charm City Cyclocross: Men’s Elite Winner Davide Frattini

September 24th, 2009 — 8:56am

Team Fuji’s Davide Frattini came to Charm City Cyclocross with arguably the best form in the elite men’s field. He proved this the day before by winning Nittany Lion Cross, race #1 in the MAC Cyclocross series. At Sunday’s Charm City Cyclocross, Frattini, who rides on the road for Colavita/Sutter Home, survived a mid-race crash […]

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Charm City Cyclocross: Maureen Bruno Roy Interview

September 23rd, 2009 — 10:01pm

A good argument can be made that the 2009 edition of Charm City Cyclocross featured the strongest elite women’s field racing in North America this past weekend. One of the favorites going into Sunday’s race, held September 20 at Druid Hill Park in Baltimore, Maryland, was Maureen “Mo” Bruno Roy, a multiple cyclocross and mountain […]

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Charm City Cyclocross: Adam Myerson Interview

September 23rd, 2009 — 12:58am

The interviews from this past Sunday’s Charm City Cyclocross that took place at Druid Hill Park in Baltimore, Maryland, are coming in fast and furious. Because several pro riders from the elite field were kind enough to take time out of their incredibly busy schedules to share some knowledge, I am going to change the […]

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Charm City Video Redux

September 22nd, 2009 — 1:16am

Soundtrack restored! Go ahead. Watch it again for the full effect. 2009 Charm City Masters B from William Schieken on Vimeo.

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Charm City Video

September 21st, 2009 — 5:13pm

As I work on getting together interviews from this past Sunday’s Charm City Cyclocross at Druid Hill Park in Baltimore, Maryland, I am pleased to present the first ever In The Crosshairs helmet-cam production. Here is the prologue and first lap from the Men’s Masters B race. In its original format, there was a smoking […]

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