by Kirsten Robbins in West Windsor, New Jersey
The US Gran Prix of Cyclo-Cross (USGP) will return to the Mercer County Park in New Jersey for round three on Saturday, November 15 and round four on Sunday, November 16. Jesse Anthony (Jamis) and Katrina Nash (Luna) currently lead the series standings, both with a seven point lead over their nearest competitors.
The expected wind, rain and chill will provide an advantage to the 'mudders', those 'cross riders who thrive on technical circuits under sloppy weather conditions. The familiar front row riders will line up to contest Anthony for the prestigious series lead, including the Cyclocrossworld.com trio Tim Johnson, Jamey Driscoll and Jeremy Powers.
Additional American powerhouses include former USGP winner Ryan Trebon and Barry Wicks (Kona), brothers Todd Wells (Team GT) and Troy Wells (Clif Bar) and Andy Jacques-Maynes (Specialized).
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