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  • In the Mind of a Cyclocross Photographer on Race Day

    In most big ‘cross areas of the country, a day or two after your race, you get to relive your race by browsing hundreds of photos posted online by multiple photographers. Perhaps you’re even lucky enough to find a few…

  • New Product Spotlight: Challenge Fango Cyclocross Tubular Tire

    Cyclocross Magazine has pulled off yet another first, with the first inspection of a pre-production model of the Challenge Fango tubular cyclocross tire. Like the popular Grifo, the Fango is a hand-made tire with 260 tpi poly-cotton casing. But unlike…

  • Registration Open for SoCalCross Prestige Series Opener

     Cyclocross in Sourthern California is growing in leaps and bounds, and their expanded series opens the season on September 21. See the press release below: Registration is now open for The Art of Cyclocross, the first race of the 2008…

  • Cyclocross Magazine’s Race Calendar Expands to 683 Events, Gets Turbo-Charged

    Our ever-expanding national cyclocross calendar has now grown to nearly 700 events, including training races, clinics, and races. And while it’s by far the most comprehensive national cyclocross calendar, it outgrew its previous implementation, taking too long to load an…

  • 2008 Bay Area Super Prestige Cyclocross Series Announces Full Schedule, Including Night Race

    Bay Area Super Prestige Cyclocross Series

    2008 Bay Area Super Prestige Cyclocross Series presented by Kaiser-Permanente/Team Oakland Releases Full Schedule, Includes First Night Race Seizoen Zes (and for the Dutch challenged that’s “Season Six”) is scheduled to launch on October 19th as Pilarcitos Cyclesports kicks off…

  • “Formal” Issue 3 Feedback Wanted

    We get a ton of feedback through the various channels ( commenting on our website, our cowbell forums and social network, instant messaging, Facebook, Flickr, and occasionally Twitter. That’s a lot of different, informal ways to talk to us at…

  • Two Perspectives on ‘Cross Clinics

    With ‘cross clinics underway across the country, newbies and experienced riders both have an opportunity to learn and refine ‘cross skills from the experts. Two riders, Ed Miszkiewicz and Guy Smith share their past clinic experiences with you to help…

  • New Product Spotlight: Glow-in-the-Dark “Star Crossed” Cyclocross Frames by Seven

    Seattle’s Cascade Bicycle Studio has teamed up with Seven Cycles to offer both steel and titanium ‘cross frames with a limited edition, glow-in-the-dark paint scheme to celebrate the Seattle’s pioneering night race and ‘cross party, Star Crossed. The frames are…

  • Van Gilder, Schempf, and Gallagher Lead C-3 Sollay.com Cyclocross Team

    C-3 Sollay.com has announced their roster for the ’08-09 season, and one name that may surprise many is Laura Van Gilder, a dominant criterium racer. We’ve got an interview with Van Gilder in our upcoming Issue 4. See the full…

  • NYCross Announces Clinic and Six Race Schedule

    More clinics and races are still being announced and added to still-growing our online calendar. New York releases their clinic and race schedule below: NYcross.com, Capital Bicycle Racing Club, Mohawk Valley Cycling Club, Farm Team Cycling, and the Bennington Cycle…

  • Ease Your Way (Back) Into Cyclocross with a Clinic

    New to the sport? Raced for a while but your technical skills have hit a plateau? Looking for an edge on those guys or gals who beat you last year? Try attending a ‘cross clinic in your local area. A…

  • Cyclocross Magazine’s Poetry Contest Officially Launched

    Alright, the details are finally here. Our third reader contest has officially started. Good cyclocross is poetry in motion, and can inspire good poetry as well. It’s time to get out your Robert Frost or Dr. Seuss books out and…

  • Chicago’s Deep Dish of Fun: ‘Cross Clinic and Bike Swap

    Chicago Cyclocross Cup is proud to present the first annual cyclocross clinic on Saturday, September 13 at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). The clinic will be lead by Coach Ben Turner of Cycle-Smart. Ben who will be teaching the…

  • Jonathan Page’s Planet Bike Cup to feature equal prize money for women and men

    Women racers from Juniors up to Elites will be racing for the same prize list as the men at Jonathan Page’s Planet Bike Cup.”Women train as hard, spend as much money traveling to races, and race just as hard as…

  • Time for ‘Cross Dress Shopping?

    With September fast approaching, training races are popping up everywhere. In the Bay Area, training often involves a little twist if you know where to go. No training series near by? Consider starting your own. (This article originally appeared in…

  • Cyclocross Magazine’s Events Calendar Nears 600 Events

    Since launching our comprehensive ‘cross calendar last week, we’ve been adding more events as they come in, and in less than a week the calendar has nearly doubled in size, with approximately 600 races, clinics, and training events listed for…

  • Readers Want More Barriers, Tell Us Why CX Rules

    Our last poll was decisive – the vast majority of you don’t think the UCI and USA Cycling rules are for the better of the sport, and over half of you would first reject the limitations on the # of…

  • Interbike OutDoor Expo Adds Cyclocross Course

    Cyclocross has now been fully embraced by Interbike, with a new, dedicated cyclocross course added to the Bootleg Canyon OutDoor Demo site. (But Cyclocross Magazine wants to know if there will there be cowbells, a full pit and a beer…

  • A Pre-Olympics Chat with Belgian Cyclocross Star Sven Nys

    Multiple UCI Cyclocross World Cup Winner and former World Champion Sven Nys is lining up for Belgium to race the best mountain bikers in the world in the Olympic mountain bike race on Saturday. With newly added technical features and…

  • SSCXWC – It’s BACK!

    Are you ready for ‘cross with aerobars and the burn of tequila? While new challenges may replace these faves from last year’s event, it doesn’t matter…SSCXWC (Singlespeed Cyclocross World Championships) is coming back this season, and returning to Portland on…

  • Cyclocross Magazine Launches Comprehensive Cyclocross Calendar

    You’ve asked for it and we’ve built it and now it’s ready! We’ve launched the most comprehensive national cyclocross and clinic calendar. And we’ve done it in typical Cyclocross Magazine style, comprehensive and big. After all, if we’re not the…

  • Alpha Q Sticks a Fork in Cross Vegas, OVCX Registration Opens, Promises Barriers

    Promoters are starting are busy adding the finishing touches to their early season races. Here’s the latest on two of these races: Alpha Q Joins CrossVegas as Supporting Sponsor Alpha Q/True Temper, makers of super premium carbon forks, bars and…

  • Cutting the Fat Part I – Time for a (bike) diet?

    This is Part I of a three-part bike diet series by weight weenie Jeremy Burlingame and was published in our premier issue of Cyclocross Magazine. Part II was published in Issue 2, and Part III was published online in July…

  • Is Your ‘Cross Bike Legal? UCI Wheel and Brake Rules May Impact You

    We’ve been seeing some recent chatter on our forums about whether the once popular, and world championship-winning Spinergy Rev-X wheels are legal in ‘cross races. While there aren’t any specific new rules passed by USA Cycling or the UCI regarding…

  • Small Cyclocross Bike Hunting? – Don’t Dispair

    Finding a cyclocross bike that fits can be challenging for a small adult or junior. Pint-sized Kerry Litka has struggled to find the right fit for herself, and offers advice for the racer or parent facing the same challenge. This…

  • Get Your Bling on the Cheap: Echappe Equipment Wheels & Rental

    Echappe Equipment is offering cyclocrossers a chance to ride and race high performance, expensive wheels without having to buy them first with their innovative wheel rental program. Offering six different models of high-end tubular wheelsets suitable for cyclocross, the company…

  • ZIPP OVCX Tour’s Ambitious 2008 Plans

    From SpectaSport PR: August 10, 2008; Conshohocken, PA, USA: The thirteen-race Zipp OVCX Cyclocross Tour has made no secret of its intentions to become the next major regional player on the American Cyclocross Scene. 2008 appears to be a watershed…

  • Photo Gallery #2 & Last Call for Photo Submissions for Issue 4

    It’s not too late to submit your favorite ‘cross photos for consideration to be included in our Cross Eyed Gallery in our Issue 4 or in our online gallery. Just one more week left! Here is our second online gallery…

  • Calling All ‘Cross Clinics

    Cyclocross Magazine is working hard to keep ‘cross growing. We think cyclocross clinics are invaluable in helping new folks learn the sport in a fun way, and have been getting a lot of questions from folks looking for a clinic…

  • ‘Cross in North America: A Deeper Look at its Growth and Importance

    We all hear how ‘cross is growing rapidly in North America. Kevin Richards takes a deeper look at this growth of the sport here in the states through this editorial. Cyclocross Weaves a Web Across North America By Kevin Richards…



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