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September 25, 2013No Comments

  By Cindy Brennan It was the race that almost didn’t happen: on August 27th, after a year of hard work and tough negotiations, race promoter Paul Boudreau finally won final approval from City Hall to run the Great Brewers Gran Prix of Gloucester September 29 & 30, 2013 as planned. With the crown jewel [...]

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August 12, 2013No Comments

This autumn, New England secures its place as the paramount region of American cyclocross. A season of world-class events will draw the highest echelon of racers to compete for supremacy in America’s two most prestigious cyclocross race series. The action unfolds on the most scenic race courses in the country, where former and current US [...]

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December 3, 2012No Comments

An epic day of racing completed this year’s edition of the NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross today. Not only drawing to a close a fantastic weekend of racing, today’s races decided the final overall standings in the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge. Following yesterday’s frigid temperatures, racers and spectators alike were [...]

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December 3, 2012No Comments

Enormous snowflakes floated to the ground under frigid skies in Warwick, Rhode Island as the first day of the NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross kicked off the last weekend of racing in the 2012 Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series presented by Verge. The amatuer, intermediate, and masters racers carved lines amid the roots and [...]

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November 26, 2012No Comments

The prestigious Cycle-Smart International, the longest-running UCI sanctioned cyclocross race in the United States, began its 22nd year today at the world-class venue of Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts. Boasting its biggest year to date in race registrants, sponsors, and vendors in the expo area, the CSI promises to continue growing for many years to [...]

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October 8, 2012No Comments

Conditions at the Providence Cyclocross Festival changed rapidly from fairly dry course conditions early in the day to a slick course with greasy, muddy corners as a partly cloudy sky gave way to a steady rain as the Elite racers inspected the course. It seems that Helen Wyman’s (Kona) and Ben Berden’s wish for a [...]

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October 8, 2012No Comments

The Providence Cyclocross Festival began at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Providence on Friday night before moving to the site of the 2005 and 2006 US National Cyclocross championships at Roger Williams Park. The Biltmore hosted an invitation-only rider presentation and the second annual Builder’s Ball showcasing New England’s foremost bicycle builders. This UCI Catergory [...]

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October 4, 2012No Comments

For Immediate Release Contact: Cynthia Brennan; cynthiakbrennan@gmail.com, 617-637-0737 Following this past weekend’s terrific muddy start to the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series, the Holy Week of Cyclocross continues with the Providence Cyclocross Festival October 6 & 7. The Holy Week is the biggest week of cyclocross in North America, featuring two UCI Category 1 [...]

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October 2, 2012No Comments

Contact: Cynthia Brennan; cynthiakbrennan@gmail.com, 617-637-0737 Rain began to hit the course early on Day 2 of the Gran Prix of Gloucester, creating a thick mud which would be a defining feature of this race and shape the day’s events, as most of the day’s races averaged about 11-minute laps. A race that attracts the superstars [...]

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September 29, 2012No Comments

Contact: Cynthia Brennan; cynthiakbrennan@gmail.com, 617-637-0737 The first day of the Gran Prix of Gloucester in Gloucester, MA drew top-tier racers from all over the world, lured by today’s UCI Category 1 race on the opening day of the Shimano New England Professional Cyclocross Series. World-class competitors are drawn to New England for the Holy Week of [...]

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Gran Prix of Gloucester - September 28 & 29

Providence Cyclocross Festival - October 5 & 6

Cycle-Smart International - November 2 & 3

NBX Gran Prix of Cyclocross - December 7 & 8