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A baker’s dozen: Katie Compton wins her 13th straight US National Cyclocross Championships

Snow, ruts and icy conditions couldn’t keep Katie Compton (Trek – Panache) from winning her 13th straight national cyclocross champion title in Hartfort, Connecticut today. “It was a technical, tricky course,” commented Compton after the race. “This felt really good. [All national wins] are special and it felt really good to win today.” While masters …

Inside the breaks that lit up the 2017 women’s Australian Championships road race

It was the break that reigned supreme again in the 2017 Mars Cycling Australia National Road Championships, with Katrin Garfoot taking the win in a two-up sprint with team mate and defending champion Amanda Spratt while Queenslander Lucy Kennedy came in solo to round out the podium. It’s a course that suits the break, and …

LIVE STREAM: Will it be a baker’s dozen for Katie Compton at the US National Cyclocross Championships?

The 2017 USA Cycling National Cyclocross Championships are well under way in Hartford, Connecticut, where amateur and collegiate racers have been slipping and sliding their way through the technical course since Tuesday. The week-long event will come to a close on Sunday when the Elite men and women will battle for the coveted stars and …

Garfoot adds women’s Australian road race title to tally in Orica-Scott one-two finish

BUNINYONG, Australia (CT) – Katrin Garfoot (Orica-Scott) took the victory at the elite women’s road race at the 2017 Mars Cycling Australia National Road Championships, pulling off the time trial/road race double and delivering a clean sweep of the elite women’s green and gold road jerseys for her team. It was a one, two for …

Preview: What you need to know about the women’s Australian Championships road race

The battle for the green and gold stripes at the Australian National Road Championships for 2017 is on. The criterium and time trial have already been run and won and the competition for the road race is looking fierce. Orica-Scott, the only Australian-listed UCI women’s team, is as always the team to beat with strength …

Katrin Garfoot delivers emphatic win to defend women’s Australian time trial title

BUNINYONG, Australia (CT) – Katrin Garfoot (Orica-Scott) delivered a victory in the Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships time trial for a second consecutive year, coming to the finish line completely spent after she set a blistering pace to beat Shara Gillow (FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine) by a hefty 1 minute and 55.18 seconds. The elation you …

An American in Aus: “Australian racing is very HOT, very fast and very well caffeinated”

Temperatures are heating up in Australia and so is the racing, with the national road championships ongoing and the Santos Women’s Tour and Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race coming right up. And so, while much of Northern Hemisphere is bundling up against wet and frosty conditions, the American-based Hagens Berman – Supermint Pro Cycling …

Jessica Allen wins Australian criterium title, opens account for Orica-Scott

BALLARAT, Australia (CT) – Jessica Allen (Orica-Scott) took out the win in the elite women’s criterium at the 2017 Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships with a solo charge to the line. Allen had such a clear gap that by the second last lap there was no doubt she would deliver the first win of the Australian Road Championship’s …

Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2017 Bay Crits

As the calendar rolled over to January 1, 2017, some of Australia’s best riders — and many strong internationals — gathered in Geelong for the Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic. Known more commonly as the Bay Crits, this season-opening criterium series was shortened from four days to three in 2017, to fit between the new year …

Ewan, Allen victorious on stage 3 of the Bay Crits; Scandolara, Bibby win overall

WILLIAMSTOWN, Australia (CT) – The first race meet of the Australian summer of cycling is now complete and it was two internationals, Italy’s Valentina Scandolara (Ale) and the UK’s Ian Bibby (Condor-JLT), that were victorious overall, upstaging their local rivals. Scandolara and Bibby both took the overall lead in the 2017 Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic …

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