Johnson builds ‘cross fitness at Cascade Classic

Cannondale - teammates Tim Johnson and Jeremy Powers

Cannondale - teammates Tim Johnson and Jeremy Powers (Image credit: Jonas Bruffaerts)

Six-time US national cyclo-cross champion, Tim Johnson is building a strong endurance base ahead of the cyclo-cross season by contesting a number of late-season road races. Johnson recently rode the Cascade Cycling Classic that concluded on Sunday and plans to ride the upcoming Green Mountain Stage Race in Vermont along with the Leadville Trail 100 and Breckenridge Epic, both held in August in Colorado.

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Kirsten Frattini
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Kirsten Frattini is the Deputy Editor of Cyclingnews, overseeing the global racing content plan.

Kirsten has a background in Kinesiology and Health Science. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's biggest races, reporting on the WorldTour, Spring Classics, Tours de France, World Championships and Olympic Games.

She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.