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  • Amy D. Foundation Looking to Support an Elite Female Rider

    Amy Dombroski had a smile for everyone. © Nathan Hofferber / Cyclocross Magazine

    Last October, Amy Dombroski was tragically taken from the cycling community. She was an American cyclocross racer with such rare talent that she was able to compete for full seasons overseas in Europe. Her candid sense of humor was prevalent…

  • Wickwërks Chainrings Auction to Support Amy D. Foundation

    The extensive ramps on the 44t 110 BCD WickWërks cyclocross chainring. © Cyclocross Magazine

      Utah-based WickWërks LLC. is holding an auction in support of the Amy D. Foundation running from Monday, December 2, through Monday, December 9, 2013. WickWërks will be auctioning one set of their newest, 42/34 combination cyclocross ring sets on…

  • Remembering Amy Dombroski: No Country For Young Racers, From Issue 21 of Cyclocross Magazine

    Amy Dombroski post-Worlds. © Bart Hazen

    In the past week, the cyclocross community was rocked with the greatest tragedy any of us could have conceived of: a young racer was taken from us far before her time. Not only was Amy Dombroski a cyclocross star who…

  • The Amy Dombroski Memorial Fund

    Amy Dombroski was a world-renowned talent on the bike, a tremendous all-around athlete, a warm and kind-hearted soul, and a generous friend. And none of those words even come close to doing her memory justice. She was taken from us…

  • Checking in with MTBer and ’Crosser Amy Dombroski

    Covered in blood, concealing Olympic ambitions by David Evans Cyclocross Magazine caught up with Amy Dombroski—featured in the women-centric Issue 21—at the Mont-Sainte-Anne UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, where the Telenet-Fidea rider placed 25th. We talked bike racing induced blood…

  • Snake River Mountain Challenge: A Rider Diary from Amy Dombroski

    Amy Dombroski post-Worlds. © Bart Hazen

    by Amy Dombroski When I received the race email from Rocky Mountain Endurance about the Snake River Mountain Challenge boasting a closed Keystone Mountain just for the mountain bike race, I decided I had to be there. That, in addition…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of December 21st, 2012

    Marriane Vos, who won at Namur last year, will be returning to defend her title © Bart Hazen

      by Kat Statman Well, the world didn’t implode or explode yesterday, and we admit, we weren’t surprised. Everyone knows the world is not allowed to end until either this year’s Kersteperiode ends or Sven wins another World Championship, right?…

  • Soudal Classic Leuven – Sanne Cant Leads Pole to Pole, Dombroski Second, Mo Bruno Roy Fourth UPDATED: Photo Gallery

    It was a good day for American women at Soudel Classic Leuven, as Amy Dombroski (Telenet-Fidea) and Maureen Bruno Roy (Bob’s Red Mill) both navigated the treacherous course to finish second and fourth, respectively. The win, however, was never in question…

  • World Cup Plzen – Katie Compton, Niels Albert Take Muddy Wins as Crashes Dissapoint Nys and Powers UPDATED: Gallery, Results

    2012 World Cup Plzen - Albert Wins Solo

    PLZEN, CZECH REPUBLIC – On a chilly, muddy course Katie Compton (Trek) overcame early difficulties to claw her way back to a lead group containing Helen Wyman (Kona), Sanne van Paassen (Rabobank), Nikki Harris (Telenet-Fidea),  Hanka Kupfernagel (Rusvelo), and Sanne Cant (BKCP). Compton then…

  • Superprestige Ruddervoorde: Sven “Mr. Superprestige” Nys Opens His Account, Again Bests Albert UPDATED: Photo Gallery

    Sven Nys hopes to repeat this weekend at the Super Prestige Gavere. ©Bart Hazen

    By Andrew Davis On a clear, brisk day at Ruddervoorde, Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet-Euphony) stayed true to his Mr. Superprestige title by taking the win ahead of Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) after the two commandeered the race in the early laps. Echoing last…

  • Sven Nys, Nikki Harris Show Their Form at Soudal GP Neerpelt

    On the eve of one of the first classic races of the season, the Vlaamse Industrieprijs Bosduin at Kalmthout, racers in Belgium stretched their legs at the Soudal GP Neerpelt. Sven Nys showed that being 37 years of age is…

  • CrossVegas Elite Women: Sanne van Paassen Takes the Throne – Updated: Full Results, Photo Gallery

    Sanne van Paasen kicks for a last lap come-from-behind win. ©Thomas van Bracht

    In a tactical cyclocross race which saw the elite women take advantage of the wide, grassy course at the 2012 CrossVegas, Sanne van Paassen (Rabobank-Giant) bided her time in a lead pack of roughly nine riders. The Cinderella story of…

  • 2012 CrossVegas Preview – Will the Euros Reign Again? New Stairs, Flyover and Pit Give Course a New Look

    Lards van der Haar leads a European sweep of the 2011 CrossVegas podium © Cyclocross Magazine

    2012 CrossVegas Race Preview by Robbie Carver Can you hear it, cyclocross? The clanging of cowbells, the pumping of tires, the soft stampede of feet thumping over the barriers – the 2012/13 season is here. Already racers across the States…

  • Prepping for the Season: To Run or Not to Run

    Running is an important part of most cyclocross races- so should you train for it? periwinklekog

    It’s the debate of the ages: should you be incorporating running into your cyclocross training program? We run during our races constantly: over the barriers, through the mud, across the beach, up the hill. For a pure cyclist with no running experience, that can be an overwhelming addition to a race.

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of March 9th, 2012

    Kat Statman weighs in with his latest Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings, an opinionated round-up of the recent week’s happenings in the world of cyclocross. by Kat Statman This week we have some really great off-season news for you: Bart Wellens has…

  • Catching Up With Amy Dombroski: “I still have another month here”

    Amy Dombroski post-Worlds. © Bart Hazen

    by Molly Hurford Amy Dombroski (Crankbrothers) has spent almost the entirety of the cyclocross season in Europe, racing with the likes of Marianne Vos and Daphny van den Brand on an almost weekly basis. And she still has a month…

  • From Belgium: Amy Dombroski to Miss US Nationals

    Dombroski leads Smith early in the race. Todd Prekaski - 20poundskull.com

    Amy Dombroski, arguably one of the strongest women racers in the US, has decided to remain in Europe rather than returning to the US for Nationals this week. She’s been in Europe most of the season, racing the Word Cups,…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of December 24th, 2011

    Katie Antonneau at the Namur World Cup © Bart Hazen

    by Kat Statman We’re back folks, for all of your pro ’cross rumors and rumblings that you’ve been missing the past few weeks. Not only are we back, but it’s just in time for the holidays and more importantly, the…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Thanksgiving Week 2011

    American Amy Dombroski posted 7th place today. © Bart Hazen

    by Kat Statman As we all get over our turkey comas and prepare for an off-weekend or an awesome weekend of racing, depending on how “good” or “bad” we are, let’s get down to business in the world of pro…

  • Mourey, Chainel Win Dry, Windy 34th Nommay Cyclocross – Full Report, Results, Photos

    French national champion Francis Mourey took the win Saturday at Nommay Cyclocross. ©Renner Custom CX Team

    by Gregg Germer NOMMAY, FRANCE – The 34th edition of the Nommay Cyclocross race started off under very cool and overcast skies with a stiff wind. The dry course featured a good bit of up and down elevation change, but…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of November 4th, 2011

    by Kat Statman Two European classic ’cross races have passed this week, Koppenberg and Zonhoven. Sand and big hills were the name of the game, and it became painfully clear that the European courses are much different than our courses…

  • Sanne Shines in Sunny Zondhoven – Superprestige Zonhoven Report, Photos

    Van Passen took the win at Zonhoven.

    While it may have been dismal racing conditions in the US this weekend, it was sunny in Belgium at Superprestige Zonhoven. Dutch racer Sanne van Paassen handily won the sandy race, with UK racer Nikki Harris (Telenet-Fidea) taking second and…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of October 29th, 2011

    by Kat Statman The disc brake revolution has arrived, folks: just look at Tim Johnson’s bike for this weekend. But has that really changed the game? Only time will tell. But enough tech talk, there are more important things to…

  • Wyman, Albert Take Solo Victories in Ruddervoorde: UPDATED – Photos, Results, Report

    Zdenek Stybar stormed off the start for the holeshot © Dan Seaton

    by Dan Seaton RUDDERVOODRE, BELGIUM—After weeks of uncharacteristically warm and pleasant early fall weather in Western Europe, temperatures plummeted and the rain returned, setting up a muddy kickoff to the Superprestige Series here in West Flanders. But if the sloppy…

  • UPDATED Nor’Easter Cross: Wyman and Field Invade Vermont, Take Victories

    Men's Podium: Van Den Bosch, Field and Basin (Lef tot Right). Jeff Bramhall

    With most of the top pros toeing the line at USGP Sun Prairie, it came as a surprise when the fields at Nor’Easter Cross were still stacked with some of the top pros in the US, with a few Euros…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of September 23rd, 2011

    The American ’cross season is in full swing with two full weekends and two Wednesday night extravaganzas completed, the European season is just getting underway and now the first USGP is here. It really is ’cross season. Sometimes I don’t believe it’s real. How can the best bike racing season, which we’ve been waiting so long for really be here already? Didn’t we just finish last season? Anyways, onward we go, there is a long winter coming up and lots of rumors to talk about. In this week’s edition: Euro ’Cross is back on TV, start looking for your live feeds, folks. Kevin Pauwels takes a big win for his new team in Erpe-Mere. Zdenek Stybar will be showing off the new Quick Step rainbow stripes in Stribro this weekend. Enrico Franzoi has found a home with the Guerciotti team, he lines up for the first time this weekend in Switzerland. Is it true that Pro ’crossers actually understand the worth of their equipment? At least Tom Meeusen does. Amy Dombroski heads back to her motherland for the season. With a venerable “who’s who” of ’cross lining up in Sun Prairie this weekend, is there really a favorite? Who should we talk about in this week’s Working Man’ Edition? We’ll go with Justin Lindine, Jake Wells, Bryan Fawley, and Chris Sheppard

  • Bazin and Dombroski Solo to Victory in Vermont in Green Mountain UCI Race

    Bazin came across the line first following a big attack. Todd Prekaski - 20poundskull.com

    The UCI racing season in New England kicked off today at the Green Mountain Cyclocross Weekend in Williston, Vermont. The calendar is packed this season and the first victories were taken by local hero Amy Dombroski (Crankbrothers Race Club) and visiting Frenchman Nicolas Bazin (Team Big-Mat Auber 93). Day 1 of Green Mountain was won by Justin Lindine and Crystal Anthony.

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of August 12th, 2011

    Daphny van den Brand - File Photo

    Wow, mid August is upon us and that can only mean one thing, pulling out the practice barriers, heading to the local park and getting our hup on! With that, Jesse Anthony has certainly been getting his HUP on at the Tour of Utah, can he take the points jersey? Johnson and Wells head high to attempt to race 100 miles above 10,000 feet. Amy Dombroski has been productive and looks to be on track with her ’cross program. Daphny Van Den Brand has announced her retirement after the 2011–2012 racing season, can she do the triple? In this week’s working man’s edition: Tristan Schouten and Brian Matter head to the first round of the Midwest Triple Crown, The Ore to Shore.

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of June 17th, 2011

    Logan Owen comes to the line with his teammate

    The middle of summer is quickly approaching. Molly Cameron has an FMB tire order ready to go out. Challenge and FMB are releasing new mud treads to challenge the famed Dugast Rhino. New disc ready bikes are hitting the tech news pages. So, with all that happening, where are the pros? Amy Dombroski is on her way to Italy for Marathon Cross-Country Worlds. Katie Compton hangs up the knobbies for a night. Stybar as Boonen’s lead out man? Putting two and two together for the new Cannondale–Cyclocrossworld.com rider. 2011 Blitz to the Barrel attracts ’cross stars. Tom Meeusen knocks off two mountain bike specialists. In this week’s Working Man’s Edition: Brady Kappius takes on the Rocky Mountain Ultra Endurance Series and Logan Owen is destroying the Washington state road races.

  • Women’s Wednesdays: Racing, Training and Women’s Roles in Cyclocross with Amy Dombroski

    Since she started racing in 2006, Amy Dombroski has had a remarkable rise to fame. She’s also been a great contributor to Cyclocross Magazine. Lately, she’s been prepping for the fall season, mixing it up at various road and mountain bike events, most recently the back to back World Cup races in Dalby Forest and Offenburg. Lucky for us at Cyclocross Magazine, she had a few hours in a car this weekend, giving her time to answer our questions between races.

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