Castle Rock—Once again the women open featured an all star cast with Katie Compton leading the way at the US Open cyclocross race in Castle Rock. Ellen Noble, Anna Dorovskikh, Amelia Shea and Lauren Zoerner rounded out the top five. In the men’s division Eric Brunner kept his winning streak alive in the Men’s open as did Carlos Casali in 40plus open division. Read more
“FUN!” with a big smile said Andy Johnson, President of The Bicycle Racing Association when asked after finishing his race on the new cyclocross venue in Broomfield. And of course many were in costumes
When Lance Panigutti found out the Sienna Lake venue was not going to be available in 2020, the city of Broomfield presented another option tucked in a business park just north of highway 36 and east of Highway 287. “I like this area, it has good parking and amenities and room to expand. Its in an industrial park area with little impact on the city or public recreation areas. I’m quite pleased with how this turned out, I only wish the big run up challenge was a little closer,” said Lance. “The city was great to work with and I’m excited for this venue in the future.” Read more
The worst weather brought out some of the best cyclocross racers yesterday in Castle Rock. Maybe the saying when the going gets tough, the tough get going applied well.
Reigning U23 National Champion Eric Brunner raced in the mens open division and when asked about his win with the widest margin of any category he said, “The open men have the longest race so naturally gaps will be a bit bigger just because there is more time to develop gaps. Yesterday my goal was just to race as hard as I could, go out aggressively from the start, stay smooth through the technical sections and go full gas every time there was a long straightaway or hill. Read more
On Thursday of last week the first cyclocross race was held in Louisville Recreation Center in the infamous “Bowl of Death” and will return there every Thursday night for the next four weeks (register HERE for upcoming races). On Saturday, in Boulder the first of the 6-race Shimano CYCLO X Series was back for its 22nd edition. The Valmont Course has a bit of everything; the short Belgium Stair Case, the longer 5280 Run Up, and one of the hardest sand boxes going. Read more
There is a new CX training series taking place on Thursday afternoons at the famous Bowl of Death course in Louisville, CO. The events start Thursday, September 17th and go for a total of 5 weeks. This is going to be a fun and very unique training opportunity. Read more