Starting out slowly: An interview with Lyne Bessette

It usually takes a while for the season's dominant cross rider to emerge, but in the North American...

It usually takes a while for the season's dominant cross rider to emerge, but in the North American women's ranks Lyne Besssette already looks unstoppable. Steve Medcroft finds out where the flying Canadian is aiming this season.

The beginning of the U.S. Cyclocross season is always interesting. Within the first few major races, dominant riders usually develop. Last year, Geoff Kabush, Ryan Trebon, Todd Wells and Mark McCormack policed the front of the men's USGP series while Ann Knapp, Mary McConneloug and Gina Hall led the women's scene. And on any given day, any one of five top riders could win the race.

So far in 2005, the exact opposite has been happening. In fact, one woman has ridden away with every UCI and USGP race she entered. That rider is 2004 Canadian Road National Champion Lyne Bessette.

Read the entire Lyne Bessette interview here.

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