Tag archive for ‘tim johnson’

  • Gloucester Day 2: Video Clips and Interviews

    Jeremy Powers takes the win on Day 2 of Gloucester. Cyclocross Magazine

    Highlights from the Men’s Race: Interview with two day winner, Helen Wyman: Interview with Jeremy Powers and Tim Johnson, first and second place, respectively:

  • Viva CrossVegas! U23 World Champ Lars van der Haar Sprints to the Win: UPDATED – Full Results, Quotes

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

    by Robbie Carver In what was resoundingly the deepest Elite Men’s field in the history of the event, CrossVegas did not disappoint the plethora of fans lining the course tonight. Joining the pistons of US ’cross were a slew of…

  • Cross Clash: Johnson Takes Powers in the Battle of the Titans on the Interbike Mini-Velodrome

    Pre-race press conference, Powers in a black silk robe, Johnson in a bathrobe, reporters clamoring for quotes.

    In the pursuit match done on a mini-velodrome with BMX bikes, cyclocross legends Tim Johnson and Jeremy Powers duked it out at high noon in a two-out-of-three match. Pre-race, the two contenders held a press conference (see picture) and weighed…

  • Vengeance In Vegas: Powers Versus Johnson

    Vengeance In Vegas: Powers Versus Johnson

    Tim Johnson and Jeremy Powers: teammates no more. Watch these two champions clash for the first time at Cross Vegas wearing opposing colors. Before they meet on the field, they will do battle at the Interbike/PDW Circulus for an exhibition race and press conference.

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of September 2nd, 2011

    MFG Hit a home run with Raceway Cross and the Single Speed Cyclocross World Championships. A rain soaked day didn't keep the riders and fans away from the action and fun.

    by Kat Statman Wow, Twitter and Facebook have been blowing up quite a bit recently with all of this ’cross talk, but we’re not quite there yet, so slow down with your excitement a little bit, we don’t want to…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of August 19th, 2011

    It seems like there is always a lot going on in the world of professional bike racing and bike racing in general. We are always prepping for a new season or in the midst of another season. There is almost never a break: ’cross season rolls into road season which rolls into mountain bike season which rolls right back into ’cross season. But it’s that time of year again where we are rolling back into ’cross season, which means more and more ’cross pro rumors and rumblings. Sven Nys has ended his mountain bike season early to prep for ’cross. Tim Johnson and Joshn Huesby are sticking it to the Open Duo Men in Breckenridge. Jeremy Powers heads to Colorado for a little pre-race recon. Ryan Trebon takes on the hardest one day event ever, Rapha Gentleman’s Race. Todd Wells climbs to the sky and beyond. In Memory: Marc Druyts, a Cyclocross Legend. This week’s Working Man’s Edition: Matter vs. Schouten; Lindine heads to the sky.

  • Cyclocross Superstar Todd Wells Wins Leadville 100

    2011 Nationals © Joe Sales

    On Saturday, a triumphant Todd Wells tweeted, “Just won the Leadville 100 with the 2nd fastest time to Levi, 6:23ish I think!! I’m gonna eat whatever I want …”
    Read more to find out what Wells told us about the race.

  • 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 July 29th, 2011

    Ian Field: a solid racer on both sides of the pond.

    We’re just over a month away from the opening race of the American UCI ’cross season, Nittany Lion Cross and it’s sounding like things are heating up in the world of pro cyclocross. Cannondale–Cyclocrossworld.com announced the signing of Christian Heule for the 2011 season. Katie Compton won the Steamboat Springs Stinger. Bart Wellens, Sven Nys, Niels Albert, Sven Vantourenhout, Tom Meeusen, Rob Peeters and Ben Berden race with motocrossers for charity.

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of July 22nd, 2011

    Kevin Pauwels File Photo © Bart Hazen

    Summer heat is at it’s high point. Twitter accounts across the eastern seaboard keep referencing the 90 plus degree temperatures and more and more often the cyclocross hashtag comes up on twitter. So is anything exciting happening in the wide world of pro cyclocross?

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors and Rumblings Week of July 15th, 2011

    It’s been a few weeks since Rumors and Rumblings, but things have been going on in the rumor mills around the ’cross world. There are races going on, ’cross racers showing their mettle and other ’crossers building their form day by day. So, where are things?

  • Tim Johnson: Cyclocross Pro, Comic Character and … Freeride Mountain Biker?

    Tim Johnson grits it out to become the highest US finisher at the 2010 Cyclocross World Championships in Tabor, Czech Republic. © Joe Sales

    Tim Johnson has been a seriously busy guy lately, and we don’t just mean racing. He’s been popping up everywhere, from Rapha’s video previews of the Amgen Tour of California to RedBull’s Crossroads videos to … a Frazz comic strip? Cyclocross Magazine caught up with Johnson on Sunday, while he took a break from playing with his new four-month-old puppies, though not without a break mid-interview while Johnson had to chase them down after they took off rabbit-hunting in his backyard. I did learn that he is an extremely good whistler, after listening to several attempts to call the lab pups back without stopping our interview!

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of April 15th, 2011

    by Kat Statman Week in, week out, there’s racing to be had around the world where we can catch up on what ’crossers do in their spare time. So here it is this week. Marianne Vos continues to show that she…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of March 18th, 2011

    by Kat Statman This week has been the biggest news week we’ve had yet during the off-season, especially with team transfers and strong rides from ’crossers that mix it up in the other disciplines. Kathy Sherwin’s mountain bike exploits continue…

  • Tim Johnson’s Cyclocross-Centered Season Ahead

    Look out, world, when Tim Johnson makes 'cross his focus for 2011/2012. File photo ©Bart Hazen

    by Josh Liberles Tim Johnson is just embarking on the second day of his five-day Ride on Washington in support of Bikes Belong, and we brought you info on that worthy endeavor last weekend. While we chatted with Johnson to…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of March 3rd, 2011

    by Kat Statman It’s already March, which means that base training for us ’crossers should be starting up soon for any of those not already underway preparing for a summer season. Most of the American ’crossers have been out putting…

  • Cycling Industry Rallies to Support Tim Johnson’s Ride on Washington

    The Ride on Washington fundraiser, in support of Bikes Belong and led by cyclocross superstar Tim Johnson, is gaining momentum, thanks to growing support both by individual donors and sponsors. Go back and check out last week’s CXM interview with…

  • Tim Johnson and Bikes Belong Ride on Washington

    by Josh Liberles Last year Tim Johnson crossed a line that, unfortunately, few professional cyclists do – from competitor to bike advocate. Johnson attended the annual National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C., and something clicked. This March he’ll be taking…

  • An Interview with Greg Keller – Waxing Poetic on All Things Cross, Part 1

    Greg Keller

    by Kat Statman Since 2006, Greg Keller has had a voice in the cyclocross community through his site Mud and Cowbells. He holds down a job – a tough one at that – has two children and a wife while still devoting…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of February 18th, 2011

    by Kat Statman With one big weekend left in the season, things have noticeably slowed down on the rumors and rumblings side of pro ’cross racing. Most riders already have their contracts worked out. There are only a few riders…

  • Niels Albert Wins Cyclocross World Cup at Hoogerheide, Pauwels Second – UPDATED: Photo Gallery, Report, Full Results

    HOOGERHEIDE, NETHERLANDS – It was an exciting battle today at the final World Cup race in Hoogerheide, where Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) and Kevin Pauwels (Telenet-Fidea) traded podium spots from last weekend’s World Cup Pont-Chateau. Zdenek Stybar (Telenet-Fidea), perhaps seeking to…

  • Tim Johnson Races Through Pont Chateau On The Way to St. Wendel

    With three riders in the top 20 of the current UCI world rankings and the entire team, including 19 year-old Kaitlin Antonneau on the women’s side, set to represent the US at the upcoming World Championships, it’s hard to imagine…

  • Pauwels Prevails over Albert, Powers Takes Holeshot in World Cup Pont-Chateau: Full Results and Video

    Kevin Pauwels gets the kisses again with his World Cup win. (Loenhout file photo) © Bart Hazen

    At the seventh round of the World Cup in Pont-Chateau, France, Jeremy Powers excited US fans by taking the holeshot ahead of European power-houses Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet), Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus), and Kevin Pauwels (Telenet-Fidea). “That 1st lap today was for…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings: Week of January 14th, 2011

    by Kat Statman The Northeast is frozen over, the Southeast is experiencing ice storms and the biggest ’cross race of the year is on the horizon. On top of everything, there is team transfer news, new sponsor news and just…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings: Week of January 7th, 2011

    by Kat Statman Another week and another round of Rumors about pro ’crossers around the world. With this week being the National Championship week for most of the major cyclocross hotbed countries, many are looking towards the big days in…

  • Powers Punches it Home in Portland Day 2, Takes USGP Series – UPDATED: Photos, Full Report

    Jeremy Powers drills it all the way to the line to hold off Tim Johnson and with the USGP series ©Joe Sales

    by Josh Liberles PORTLAND, ORE. – Jeremy Powers completed a Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com one-two punch at today’s USGP Stanley Portland Cup. After taking the win yesterday, Powers continued to roll through Portland taking another win just in front of teammate Tim Johnson….

  • Nash Nips Gould, Powers Solos to Win USGP Portland Day 1 – UPDATED: Photo Galleries, Full Report, Full Results

    by Josh Liberles Teammates Katerina Nash and Georgia Gould (Luna) distanced the rest of the Elite women’s field in dominating fashion at the Portland International Raceway today, but neither could drop the other in the 40-minute affair. Nash would take…

  • A Record 36 Titles and 5 Days of Racing Await Racers in Bend at the Cyclocross National Championships Next Week

    USA Cycling 2012 Rules and Rule Book - Cyclocross, road, mountain bike, bmx and track.

    It’s almost time for the fun to begin: the 2010 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships. We’ll have constant coverage right throughout the event right here, both streaming video and live text for the Elite men’s and women’s races, so get…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors & Rumblings Week of December 4th, 2010

    by Kat Statman Another week has gone by, and we continue to delve deeper into the season. Many of you are starting to think about hanging up the bike and many are thinking about what races you want to do…

  • Compton and Johnson Win Day Two at New Belgium Cup – UPDATED: Photos

    by Christopher Bagg & Lee Waldman Fort Collins, CO – Katie Compton (Planet Bike-Stevens) returned to her old ways at Day 2 of the New Belgium Cup in Fort Collins, CO. Leading throughout the race, Compton maintained a steady gap…



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