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  • Cyclocross Goes Doctoral — Participate in a Survey Based on Injuries at Nationals

    Was this you at Nationals? Jeremy Durrin takes a dive. © Steve Anderson

    The University of Utah Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is looking at injuries that may have occurred during the 2014 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships. The more we know about injuries during cyclocross races, the better physicians can treat…

  • Poll: Riding Around the Barriers – Fair Game or Should Be Penalized?

    Screenshot from 2012 Roubaix Cyclocross World Cup, riding around barriers.

    It wasn’t the first time, and won’t be the last, but Sunday’s cyclocross racing at the Gateway Cross Cup was marred by controversy due to an unintended faster line on the course. Three ingredients created the controversy: the course construction,…

  • Take the Cyclocross Magazine Reader Survey; Enter to Win Look S-Track Pedals

    Fill out the survey for a chance to win Look S-Track pedals

    Here at Cyclocross Magazine, reader feedback is serious business. We want to know what you like, what you hate and what you want to see in the magazine and online content. Whether you’re a subscriber or just come to the…

  • Give Your Favorite Cyclocross Race a Shout-Out

    Hey there you loyal readers you, So, occasionally, here at Cyclocross Magazine, we have this itching curiosity to know “Just what on earth do our readers really like?” This month, we are dying to know what your favorite races or…

  • Vote Today! Cyclocross Magazine 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards

    Will Katie Compton or Sue Butler win Readers' Choice Favorite Female Racer? ©Jeffery Jakucyk

    As the 2011-2012 cyclocross season comes to an end, the editors of Cyclocross Magazine want to know what gear, racers and races you loved with our first-ever Cyclocross Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards. Who’s your favorite Euro star? Domestic racer? Your…

  • Predicting Winners: CXM Readers Accurate Choosing CrossVegas American Racers but Not Europeans

    We asked you last week who you thought would win CrossVegas011  2and 400 of you voted, choosing Bart Wellens most frequently, followed by Jeremy Powers and then Ryan Trebon.  Both Powers and Trebon changed teams in the off-season and came…

  • New Poll Added: Is Louisville Cyclocross in Your Plans?

    Traveling to Louisville for the 2013 Cyclo-Cross World Championships

    With the exciting news of the 2013 UCI Cyclocross World Championships as well as the 2012/2013 Masters Cyclocross World Championships heading to Louisville, Kentucky, are you planning on making the trip to Louisville?  Planning on attending in 2012? Starting to…

  • New Poll – What would you spend $1k on?

    Our old poll revealed many like the new changes that prioritize USAC categories over registration time for determining start order at Nationals.  With the change, we project USAC officials will be busy with upgrade petitions this season, and the Pro-1-2…

  • New Poll: Start Order for Nats

    Last weekend we broke the news of the new process to determine starting order for Nationals. Promoter Brad Ross isn’t relying just on registration order to determine starting positions (behind the previous year’s top contenders). We’re curious to hear what…

  • New Poll: Women’s Pay; Old Poll: Mud Clearance Is Key

    With all the recent chatter about Compton, Bruno-Roy and Vardaros’ search for sponsors for ‘cross season, our new poll focuses on the disparity in women’s salaries and prize money.  We want to know your thoughts.  Should everything be equal? Should…

  • Polls: ‘Cross Attracting New Bike Racers; What’s Slowing You Down?

    Our last poll confirmed cyclocross has a unique ability to bring road and mountain bike racers together, with equal numbers of you coming from road and mountain. More surprising is that one in five of you got your start in…

  • New Poll Added: What Was Your First Form of Bike Racing?

    Our bike weight poll (aka Weight Weenie test) is over, and the results were interesting. Now we’re out to find out how you all got your start in bike racing. Was it via fat tires? Or skinny tires on the…

  • Cyclocross Bike Weights: Coming Down, or Easy to Underestimate?

    Our last poll asked what your cyclocross bike weighs. The results were a little surprising, even considering our die-hard audience of dedicated ‘crossers. Of those of you who reported weights, nearly half of you estimate your bike to be 18…

  • New Poll: What Does Your Cyclocross Bike Weigh?

    Does a 20 pound race bike sound heavy or light to you? We’ve got a new poll to gauge the weight-weenie tendencies of you all: We want to know how much your race-ready cyclocross bike weighs.  We at CXM have…

  • One in Three Buying New Bikes, Free Cyclocross Classifieds

    We just wrapped up our latest ultra-scientific poll, a timely one on reader’s shopping plans. Despite tough times, many of you seem to be fairing okay. A whopping one in three of you plan to have a new ride by…

  • Polls: Off-season Riding or Racing, and Your CX Shopping Plans

    We finally closed our old poll, and have a new, timely one up. Our old poll had some interesting results. Cyclocross has long been just a way to maintain some fitness in the off-season when road and mountain bike racing…

  • New Poll Added: January Nats?

    With most countries getting ready for their national championships this coming weekend, the 2008 U.S. championships are already a distant memory. But what if they were hosted at the same time as most of Europe? It’s not out of the…

  • 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…

  • New Poll – Express Your Feelings on CX Rules

    We finally added a new poll. Check it out on the top right of our site, and let us know how you feel about the modern cyclocross rules. Our last poll was pretty interesting – seems like there was no…

  • New Poll and Old Polls

    We’ve got a new poll on our site – check it out on the right-hand side of our site. Our past couple polls were pretty interesting. On racing on snow, over 50% of you said it “makes your heart tingle.”…

  • New Poll Posted!

    Here are the results for the last Poll: What’s your season prep? Road riding/racing (41%, 43 Votes) Trails on the cross bike (17%, 18 Votes) RTFM – running and intervals! (11%, 12 Votes) Mountain biking (10%, 11 Votes) Prep? I…

  • Poll results!

    What’s your bike count? 4-5, I love em’ but… (35%, 82 Votes) 2-3, just getting started (21%, 48 Votes) 6-7, one of each kind! (19%, 45 Votes) 8+, I have a problem… (18%, 41 Votes) 1, but lookin’ for more…



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