Johnson focused on 'cross national title in Madison

American Tim Johnson led the chase group early on

American Tim Johnson led the chase group early on (Image credit:

Former multiple-time US cyclo-cross champion, Tim Johnson (Cannondale p/b is aiming for stronger and more consistent performances during the second half of the domestic racing season. The New England native is hoping that his planned slow start will pay off with a win at the national championships held from January 4-8 in Madison, Wisconsin, and even further down the line at the 2013 UCI Elite World Championships in Louisville, Kentucky.

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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.