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Cummings, Mihalik, and Pflug get away early. © Keith Hower
race reports

Cummings and Shogren Take PACX Wins at Murrysville Cyclocross

Murrysville Cyclocross always means mud and as the only PA Cycling event in the Western part of the state, it’s a very desirable race to take part in. This year, for the first time in the race’s existence, Murrysville was held under a cloudless sky with dry course conditions. Betsy Shogren and Stephen Cummings were able to make the most of the conditions and take the rare PACX points.

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Steven Springhorn (Team Revolutions) assumes the series lead after finshing third. © Tim Westmore
race reports

Kaiser and Magnuson Win Sacramento Cyclocross Series, Round 3

The Sacramento Cyclocross Series took place in Grass Valley with some notable racers: National Masters champions Linda and John Elgart as well as U23 2011 World Championship competitor Cody Kaiser. Two distinct areas made up the cyclocross course at Condon Park. The wooded area had compacted trails and was very technical. The “pond section” started with a fast downhill out of the wooded section followed by wide turns before the plank barriers. Conditions were fast for this year’s dry event.

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Ellen Sherrill (Davis Bike Club Race Team) Battling wind and mud at Lange Twins Winery, Sacramento Cyclocross Series. © Tim Westmore
newsthe racer's view

Rider Profile: Wandering Cyclist Add to the Ranks of that ’Cross Community

Throughout Northern California there are many, many cyclists whose personalities add to those idiosyncrasies of the cyclocross community— competitive, relaxed, laid back, perhaps even on the fringe of normal society. Last year, a meandering athlete “found” cyclocross and added her “bent” to the sport. Now, she sets sights on immersing herself in the scene and improving her game.

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Mercury has new offerings for both clincher and tubular fans. © Cyclocross Magazine
new products

Interbike 2011: Mercury Cycling’s New Wheel Offerings

Mercury is following the trend of increasing rim width for better stability out on the course. For the glue-sniffing set this means a wider surface to lay the adhesive on, resulting in a firmer connection between tire and rim and, based on your gluing prowess, fewer incidences of rolled tires. The better connection between rubber and metal can also mean better cornering as the tires retain their shape better in the corners.

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press releases

Clif Bar Presents 2011 US Gran Prix of Cyclocross

Louisville, KY — Organizers of the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross announced that long-time sponsor CLIF® BAR is returning as a sponsor of the 2011 Series. CLIF® BAR will be present at all USGP events providing nourishment for racers and enthusiasts, including CLIF® BAR energy bars, CLIF SHOT® Energy Gel, CLIF SHOT BLOKS®, and CLIF SHOT® Electrolyte Replacement Drink. Created with a passion for the outdoors, CLIF BAR supports some of the world’s top cyclists, including USGP competitors Troy Wells, Todd Wells, Brady Kappius, Mitch Hoke and Tyler Wren.

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