Ellen Noble Signs With Aspire Racing

Ellen Noble signs with Jeremy Powers’ Aspire Racing team. Here are the details from the Aspire Racing presser:

Southampton, MA (March 18, 2016) – Jeremy Powers, four-time U.S National Champion, 2015 Pan-American Champion and owner of Aspire Racing announced today the expansion of his program with the addition of Ellen Noble for the upcoming 2016-17 cyclocross season. Continue reading “Ellen Noble Signs With Aspire Racing”

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AFI (A Fan in …): Neerpelt

[Editor’s Note: Cat Armour is a self-proclaimed displaced Kiwi in the heart of Europe. A serious fan and follower of all things cycling, and specifically cyclocross, Cat has seen more live eurocross races than most of you (or me) could dream of attending. She will be checking in from time to time with her tape-side reports of races in a segment we are calling AFI (A fan in …). A paid-in-full member of the Kevin Pauwels supporters club, Cat is also a contributor to the book “Ride The Revolution: The Inside Stories From Women In Cycling.” Follow her on Twitter at @meowclank and check out more photos on Flickr..] Continue reading “AFI (A Fan in …): Neerpelt”

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The Big Picture: Gran Prix of Gloucester Day One (Women’s Pro Race)

[Editor’s Note: John Kavouris, who covered the Tour de France for In The Crosshairs, is back stateside and covering cyclocross with another installment of The Big Picture.]

 The domestic UCI calendar returns once again to Stage Fort Park in Gloucester, MA to kick off New England’s  Verge series. Gloucester is part of New England’s “Holy Week” of cyclocross that kicks off with the Midnight Ride. Weather was comfortable in the mid-60s and sunny. The course was fast, bone-dry, and a real dust bowl. Continue reading “The Big Picture: Gran Prix of Gloucester Day One (Women’s Pro Race)”

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TV Guide: European Cyclocross Calendar 2015-2016

Granted, most of us in the US don’t have Sporza or Telenet on our cable box, or even on our Internet. But that doesn’t mean we don’t watch the races, right? So here’s the schedule for all of the 2015-2016 televised Euro-cross races, including the BPost Trophy Series, Superprestige Series, Soudal Classics, World Cup, Belgian National Championship and World Championship. Find a good VPN service, mark your calendars and I’ll see you on Twitter at @cxhairs. Continue reading “TV Guide: European Cyclocross Calendar 2015-2016”

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Morning Round Up (September 23)

Wout van Aert is new UCI points leader for men. Sanne Cant remains leader for women. With the first World Cup and a handful of UCI C1 and C2 events in the books, the new UCI rankings have gone through some changes. On the men’s side, Wout van Aert (Vastgoedservice-Golden Palace) takes over the lead from last year’s points leader, Kevin Pauwels (Sunweb-Napoleon Games). Continue reading “Morning Round Up (September 23)”

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