US Cross Nationals - Portland

Celo Pacific racers by Richard Murphy

2004 News Archive

12/28/04 - Lots of new Photos posted from Cross Nationals by Richard Murphy (left) and Matt Hale (right). Also, Brent's Trip Report is posted and John Behrens reports on the Masters 30-34 race.

12/27/04 - So Cal Cross Cup continues with the Solvang Cross this Sunday, where Mike Hecker says it's likely to rain all week so be prepared for mud. Current Cross Cup Standings are posted after 11 events.

12/20/04 - Lance Armstrong was a surprise entrant and winner of the Santa Cross (So Cal CX Cup #11) in Woodland Hills. Don't believe it? -- click here to read the report. 2 So Cal Cross races remain: Click here for the final Dates.

12/12/04 - US Cross Nationals - Seven Celo Pacific riders traveled to Portland to compete in the most intense cross race of the year. All of the races were held in extremely muddy conditions that required lots of running through deep slop despite no barriers on the circuit. It was tough and many of the fields had 100+ riders. Complete Results Here.

12/5/04 - UCI CCCP Cx @ Coyote Point, San Mateo, CA - Celo Pacfic places Brent Prenzlow 10th, Jeff Herring 22nd, John Behrens 28th. Results are here. CyclingNews coverage. Photos by Mitch Clinton.

12/4/04 - UCI Bianchi Cross, San Mateo, CA - Celo Pacfic places Brent Prenzlow 11th, Jeff Herring 25th, John Behrens 30th. Results are here. CyclingNews coverage. Photos by Mitch Clinton.

11/30/04 - Mark Reynolds Bike Giveaway in Orange County - Saturday, Dec. 4th - click here for details.

11/30/04 - New posting of photos from New Jersey thanks to Dennis Smith / (John Behrens shown right).

11/30/04 - Revised So Cal Cross Cup Standings are posted after 9 events. New -> So Cal Cross Cup Series Cash & Prizes Extended! Click here for the Updated flyer and remaining So Cal Dates.

11/28/04 - Turkey Trot Cross in Glendale -- A great technical course in a cool grass park with lots of trees -- Mens A: Brent Prenzlow took the win after chasing down early Amgen leaders Mark Noble and Perry Paolini. Tony Smith had a great ride taking 5th on his fixed gear cross bike. 45+: Chuck Morris takes his 7th straight win. 35+: Chris Gallup took 2nd. More results coming soon.

11/21/04 - US Gran Prix Finals - Highland Park, New Jersey - Brent Prenzlow finishes 17th and John Behrens 45th. Brent was 20th overall in the Final Series standings. results and coverage. Brent's trip report. Photos by Jonathan McElvery. Cyclocross riders brave mud!

11/21/04 - Urban Cyclocross - Palos Verdes - Jeff Herring finished 4th and Tony Smith was 5th. In 45+, Chuck Morris won his 6th straight race! In 55+, Lee Willmore won, and in Men's B, Paul Welsh was 2nd.

11/20/04 - US Gran Prix #5 - Bridgeton, New Jersey - Brent Prenzlow finishes 21st and John Behrens is 47th. results and coverage. Good Photo sequence by Dennis Smith including Brent's sand pit endo.

11/16/04 - A great photo posting from Urban Cx #3 in Los Angeles - Thanks Steve Scott. (John Behrens, right)

11/15/04 - Mtn Bike Action - the Story behind the Mark J. Reynolds landmark by Todd Galati.

11/15/04 - Dirt Rag interviews Celo Pacific racer & top wrench Mark Salmon.

11/14/04 - Santa Barbara Cyclocross - Mens A: Celo Pacific places 3 in the top 5 - Brent Prenzlow (1st), Jeff Herring (4th), and John Behrens (5th). In Masters, Chuck Morris wins 45+, Lee Willmore wins 55+, and Chris Gallup takes 2nd in 35+. Paul Welsh won the Men's B. report.

11/10/04 - New Celo Pacific Cx #2 Photos (10/31) by Richard Murphy.

11/9/04 - BP's Cross Trip Report: Boston - New Orleans - Reno.

11/7/04 - Gran Prix of Reno UCI Cyclocross - Brent Prenzlow finishes 5th in the high altitude race. Click here for Photos & Results on

11/7/04 - Urban 'Cyclo-swamp' at Ken Malloy Park, L.A. - John Behrens and Jeff Herring rode together finishing 5th and 6th in the Mens Elite race. Congrats to Celo Pacific riders Chris Gallup, winner of Masters 35+ and Chuck Morris, winner of Masters 45+.

11/1/04 -  interview - Brent Prenzlow
Master of his domain by James Doh.

10/31/04 - Celo Pacific Cyclocross #2 -- Results are posted. Thanks to everyone who attended and helped out. Photos available at coverage here.

10/30 & 31 - US Gran Prix of Cyclocross rounds 3 and 4 were held in Gloucester, MA. Day 1 - After a bad start and a wheel mechanical, Celo's Brent Prenzlow switched bikes and steadily worked his way up to 28th . On day 2, BP bounced back to take 20th in a deep 85 rider field. Day 2 was a UCI Cat 1 event.

10/24/04 - Urban Cx; Palos Verdes, CA - Celo Pacific-Salsa riders Brent Prenzlow and John Behrens finished first and second. Pontoni and team Amgen opted to race in Nor Cal. More Scary Fast Photos thanks to Matt Gunnell.

10/17/04 - Scary Fast Cyclocross, Thousand Oaks, CA - 2-time World & current Italian Champion Daniele Pontoni was a suprise entrant and won the race, followed by Brent Prenzlow (Salsa-Celo Pacific), Mark Noble and Alan Coats (both riding for Amgen). Cyclocross World coverage.  results on Photos from Matt Gunnell.

10/15/04 - photos from Celo Pacific #1 at Vista by Richard Murphy are posted.

10/10/04 - U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross #2; Ft. Steilacoom Park, Tacoma, WA -- Brent Prenzlow (Celo Pacific-Salsa) gains his first UCI points of the season with a 13th place finish.

10/9/04 - U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross #1; Alpenrose Velodrome, Portland, OR -- Brent Prenzlow (Celo Pacific-Salsa) finishes 18th. A big thanks to Mitch Clinton for the capturing the epic muddy photos!

10/8/04 - The Mark J. Reynolds Bench Dedication takes place this Sunday Oct 10th. Details available here.

10/3/04 - Celo Pacific Cyclocross - Thanks to all who attended and volunteered. Results are available here. Photos coming soon.

10/3/04 - Tour de Tunnel Cx at Port Townsend, WA - Held in dense fog along the waters of the Pudget Sound, Carl Decker wins again. Brent Prenzlow finishes 9th. Click here for photos. Race report posted.

10/2/04 - The 1st US UCI race, the Star Crossed Cyclocross in Seattle was held at night under the lights in and around the Marymoor Velorome. Celo's Brent Prenzlow finished 12th in a race narrowly won by Carl Decker (Giant) over Todd Wells (GT). Click here for photos.

9/26/04 - Brent Prenzlow (Celo Pacific-Salsa) won the Men's Elite at the Bay Area Super Prestige Series opener at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. Ben Jacques-Maynes (Sierra Nevada) was 2nd and John Funke (Sycip) 3rd. Celo Pacific also had Jeff Herring finishing 16th and John Behrens 21st in the 40 strong rider field.  Click here for photos. coverage.

Results are posted. Photos posted on

9/25/04 - Sacramento Cyclocross Series #2 at Folsom - Brent Prenzlow wins the Mens A and John Behrens takes 4th!

9/13/04 - 2004 So Cal Cross Cup expands and adds two more events in January, including a new venue in Bakersfield. Latest flyer here.

9/8/04 - It's time to get your Cross race bike together - Need a frame or parts? Cross Stuff For Sale here.

9/7/04 - Celo Pacific Cyclocross Race Flyer and Information is posted - Oct 3rd and Oct 31st.

9/4/04 - Mt. Charleston Hill Climb, Las Vegas - 17.5 miles; 6500 ft gain - Celo climber Matt Sheremeta places 4th in the large 50 rider Cat 5 field (1:36:28).

9/3/04 - '04 So Cal Cyclocross Calendar is updated and posted.

8/17/04 - More results from Masters Road Nationals; Park City, Utah - John Magnanti was 4th in the 60-64 Criterium & Dietrich Lamprecht was 3rd in the 70+ Road Race and 5th in the 70+ Criterium. Congrats!

8/12/04 - Masters Road Nationals; Park City, Utah - Jo Ann Meyer placed 4th in the Time Trial. Congrats!

7/24/04 - Mt. Evans Hillclimb, Colorado - Celo Pacific's Matt Sheremeta places 6th in the Citizen Men 30-39. Congrats Matt! Click here for race coverage.

6/28/04 - Cyclo-Vets Omnium Stage Race results are posted here. Celo Pacific places 3 riders in the top 20 overall - Dietrich Lamprecht, 1st, Masters 75+; Jim Cushing-Murray, 9th, Masters 60+; Dennis Dresler, 20th, Cat 3.

6/16/04 - upcoming events -

  • Going away party for Club super members Jo Ann Meyer and Jim Cushing-Murray is JULY 10th. The picnic will be held at Evan and Janeen Ramussens' home in Solana Beach. 3:00pm - 7:00pm. Jo Ann and Jim will be very missed, -- we wish them the best in Colorado!
  • Mark Reynolds' Memorial MTB Stage Race at Rim Nordic is July 24th/25th. Visit for details. This was one of Mark's favorite races so let's race it!

 5/11/04 - Mark Reynolds San Luis Rey Road Race updates -

5/3/04 - The Mark Reynolds San Luis Rey Road Race was held under very hot 100+ degree conditions. Thanks to everyone who came out to volunteer and race. Photos available from Mitch Clinton.

Congrats to top finishing Celo Pacific riders: Dietrich Lamprecht, 1st, Masters 70+, John Behrens, 2nd, Masters 30+, and Brent Prenzlow, 2nd, Masters 35+.

4/24/04 - Devil's Punchbowl Road Race - Brent Prenzlow finished 13th and John Behrens 19th in the hilly 80 mile Pro/1/2 race.

4/11/04 - Ontario Criterium #2 - Larry Friedman finished 15th in the Masters 55+ race.

3/21/04 - Pomona Valley Stage Race - Chan Huynh finished 4th Overall in the Cat 5 race, 1:38 back.

3/6/04 - Camp Pendleton Bike Road Race - Congrats to Celo Riders - Chan Huynh, Robert Oldfield, and Mark Moses. Chan was 4th in Civilian Men 35-39; Robert and Mark were 4th and 6th (Civilian Men 45-49). Full Results here.

2/29/04 - Temecula Omnium Stage Race - Celo riders John Behrens & Brent Prenzlow raced in the large 115 rider Pro/1/2 field, but did not score pts, which only went 14 deep. Tony Smith, who just upgraded to Cat 4, placed 3rd in the TT and 12th Overall, despite crashing in the final lap of the Criterium.

2/21/04 - The Masters State Criterium Championships will be at Barrio Logan on Sat, May 1st, and the Masters State Road Race Championships will be at Vandenburg on Sat, June 5th. Our San Luis Rey Road Race follows Barrio Logan as usual on May 2nd.

2/7/04 - Boulevard Road Race, held 60 miles east of San Diego, is the traditional road season-opener in So Cal and had very competive fields. Celo Pacific had 3 racing - Brent Prenzlow, 10th, Masters 35+, Chan Huynh, 10th, Cat 5a, and John Behrens, Pro/1/2.  Results here.

2/1/04 - Photos posted from Master's World Cx Champs where Jim Cushing-Murray raced on Jan 24. Results here.

1/11/04 - Sorrento Cx Results are posted. So Cal Cross Cup Final Standings are posted. Photos available from

1/9/04 - Friend and former Celo Pacific member Mark Reynolds was killed by a mountain lion Thursday, while mountain biking in Orange Country.  Click here for more information.

1/4/04The Bay Area Super Prestige Final (Pilarcitos Creek Cx) was the last U.S. UCI Race. Brent Prenzlow earned 5 UCI points with a 4th place finish. Results & Photos are posted. Photos added to this site thanks to Mitch Clinton.

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