This year will mark the first year that the overall overall is awarded in the ECCC. This will be calculated by aggregating the various omniums. Now that the road season is half way completed we are releasing a preliminary omnium.
Week four in the ECCC calendar took riders to Trenton, New Jersey for the inaugural Jersey Devil Weekend, presented by Princeton University
and the Stevens Institute of Technology. Two days of great racing complimented a pair of great races to make one fantastic weekend.
Also check out the Week #3 women’s reports….. See below
Women’s A/B Criterium
Women’s A/B Road Race
Greg W. of Millersville has a great collection from Week 3 race.
Check out all of the daring action from the Steven’s Circuit race in the report by Tiahna Harris here
By Steven Hopengarten – ECCC News Editor
Heavy rains, high winds and frigid temperatures did not stop the University of Vermont (UVM) from claiming victory on Saturday with its first Men’s A victory of the season by senior Alex Cox. The win came during some of the worst weather on the eastern seaboard in recent history. High winds and flooding caused part of the traditional Grant’s Tomb Criterium to be cut out, resulting in a tear dropped course as opposed to the 5 turn classic.
Read the rest of the report here.
Get to know the man behind it all!
An interview with Collegiate Cycling’s Jeffrey Hansen showcases the dedication and enthusiasm he has for the sport.
ECCC News Network Chief Editor Kyle Bruley reports.
A very interesting and unorthodox piece of equipment, Scott Igo has transformed his Haro Werks XCR cross-country bike into a road-ready machine. A junior at UVM majoring in Philosophy, Scott bought the Haro on eBay three years ago for $15 in what he described as “an impulse buy”. An entry-level hard-tail in Haro’s frame lineup (years ago), no one could ever imagine this bike being used in road races. With a small investment and a little bit of help from his UVM teammates, Scott made it happen. Read the full article here
Read about it in the USAC Collegiate monthly update