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  • 3-Day Cincinnati ‘Cross Festival Announced

    Harbin Park to Pay Women According to “Gould Formula” Details are starting to emerge on the Cincinnati International Cyclocross Festival scheduled for October 10-12. Part of the Zipp OVCX Tour, the Festival consists of three UCI-sanctioned races in the greater…

  • Get your cyclocross race sponsored

    Are you a cyclocross race promoter or know one? We have a limited amount of free mags, subscriptions, discounted ads, and primes/prizes for a few ‘cross race promoters that would be psyched to have our support and sponsorship.  If your…

  • World Premier of Remember to Breathe on June 27th

    Young film producer Evan Schmitt just graduated from high school last week, but he’s certainly not taking the summer off before he attends University of Washington in the fall. He’s been hard at work getting ready for the world premier…

  • Need Motivation to Start Training for Cyclocross? CX Pros Dominant at Teva Games

    The other day we highlighted some of the recent road racing exploits of Euro ‘cross specialists as they get ready for the season that’s still three and a half months away. Sven Nys further added to his “off-season” results with…

  • Euro-file: Tom Vannoppen Retires, Other Belgians Hit the Road

    Tom Vannoppen Hangs It Up Tom Vannoppen, 29, once thought to be the next dominant Belgian cyclocrosser, retired from cycling this week. Vannoppen nearly won the world title in Zolder in 2002 but since has suffered several rough years which…

  • Aged to Perfection: Clincher + 7 years of Storage = Dugast

    A few weeks back, we highlighted an auction for a NOS Michelin Mud cyclocross tire that was probably 7 years old or more.  It ended up selling for $66, which represents an decent but not stellar investment if purchased new…

  • Oregon Manifest Weekend Announced – Hand-Made Bikes, Cyclocross, and Culture

    Oregon Manifest Hand Made Bicycle Show

    It seems like NAHBS was just a few weeks ago, but the bike-crazy folks in Portland just can’t get enough. Perhaps already bumming that NAHBS is moving to Indianapolis next year, the community has created the Oregon Manifest, a new…

  • Euro-File: Nys Accelerates His Hop to Landbouwkrediet, Boom Leading Olympia Tour

    As we reported earlier two weeks ago, Sven Nys is switching from Rabobank to the Landbouwkrediet-Tönissteiner team. His original transfer date was to be on January 1, 2009, but he has negotiated that the move happen earlier, and if approved…

  • Euro-File: Vervecken Decides on Revor

    After denying transfer rumors to Revor, multi-world champion Erwin Vervecken has officially inked a contract with the Revor team and will ride with them starting on January 1st. Vervecken will join current Revor riders Davy Commeyne, Jan Soetens, David Willemsens,…

  • The ‘Cross Queen Chooses the King

    Cyclocross season must not be that far away. Pros are jumping teams, planning their upcoming schedules, and securing their new sponsors and equipment. U.S. National Champ Katie Compton is no different and has officially chosen her headset for this year…

  • Euro-File: Vervecken to Change Teams? Not So Fast…

    Erwin Vervecken, the Belgian multi-world champion of cyclocross has been rumored to be switching to the Revor team staring in January 1, 2009.  However, Vervecken is denying the rumor, stating that he has not signed anything yet, according to Sport…

  • ZIPP OVCX Schedule Announced, Includes 3 Day ‘Cross Festival

    ’08-09 Cyclocross race schedules are getting set. Is your local schedule finalized? Send it to us. ZIPP OVCX TOUR ANNOUNCES 2008 SCHEDULE – Highlighted by Rare Three-Day International Weekend and USGP May 5, 2008; Conshohocken, PA, USA: Highlighting the Ohio…

  • Sven Nys Receives World Cup in Carboard Box via Mail

    Win the World Cup overall? You’ll get your cup in the mail, in a cardboard box a few months later, if you’re lucky. Belgian paper Het Nieuwsblad reports that ’07-08 UCI World Cup winners Nys and Daphny van den Brand…

  • Mid-Atlantic Cyclocross Expands to Long Island

    Cyclocross may be five months away, but organizers and promoters are working hard on the upcoming season.The MAC (Mid Atlantic Cyclocross) series has released its schedule and now includes the high-profile Whitmore’s Landscaping UCI races in the Hamptons. MAC ADDS…

  • It’s Contract Time: Nys signs with Landbouwkrediet / Credit Agricole

    Contract talks are in full swing among ‘cross pros. Sven Nys, after considering several offers from teams including his current sponsor Rabobank, has signed a three-year contract with the Belgian Landbouwkrediet-Tönissteiner team, and will ride for them beginning January, 1…

  • Jonathan Page Signs With Planet Bike

    Planet Bike Announces Jonathan Page Sponsorship, UCI Race Madison, Wisc.- Planet Bike, a leading manufacturer of innovative, high quality, and practical bicycle accessories, is excited to announce its 2008-2009 Cyclocross Team roster. In only its second year of sponsoring a…

  • Season’s Last Race or First? Cult Cross Wrap-Up

    Larry G tried something new this year…a spring ‘cross series in Colorado. The races proved to be the ideal fix for the ‘cross diehards, as well as a great chance for newbies to try out the sport without getting swarmed…

  • Tired of that cubicle? Dream of a job in the bike industry?

    Bicycle & Cyclocross Industry Jobs

    Tired of your cube? Miss your bike all day? Or rather be in a cube focused on someone else’s bike? There’s hope. Now there’s an easy place to look for bike industry jobs. OutdoorIndustryJobs.com launches BicycleIndustryJobs.com to help the job…

  • UCI Bans Tubeless Tires and Zertz Inserts, Considers Banning Barriers

    Note: This was one of three April Fools stories, posted on April 1, 2008. Although we would not be surprised by a ban on barriers, tubeless tire systems, Zertz, and Buzzkill are not banned. In a surprising move by the…

  • Cyclocross in the (Front Page) News

    Last weekend, cyclocross made its spring debut in Eagle, Colorado. A Friday storm brought fresh snow and a challenging drive to the race, but racers were greeted with perfect ‘cross conditions, with snow, mud and frozen tundra waiting to put…

  • A Bicycle Party: Seattle International Bicycle Expo This Weekend

    Pacific Northwest bike geeks have reason to celebrate this weekend, as Group Health’s Seattle International Bicycle Expo takes over Cruise Terminal 30 in Seattle. It’s described as “a complete celebration of cycling, with exhibits and presentations from all aspects of…

  • World’s Longest Cyclocross Race? Coming this June…

    Andreas' Mad Planning - Cyclocross Route Option #96 - Photo by flickr user bradleyolin

    Long-distance cyclist and ‘cross racer Andreas Vogel likes to ride his bike just as much as the next guy. He just likes to ride it longer than the next guy. He’s planned the world’s longest ‘cross race for this June….

  • Beloved Bike Expert Sheldon Brown Passes

    Sheldon Brown, the world-renowned resource for all things bike-related, passed away on Sunday night.  He was 63. Brown authored the highly popular website http://sheldonbrown.com, was the tech guru of Harris Cyclery in greater Boston,  and often helped out many cyclists…

  • Live Coverage of the 2008 Cyclocross World Championships in Treviso – Men’s Race

    The final event of the 2008 Cyclocross World Championships here in Treviso, Italy is about to begin. We’re here again to bring you the action live, a first for CXM. The front line of the race is a wall of…

  • Live Coverage of 2008 Cyclocross World Championships in Treviso – Women’s Race

    Live Coverage of the women’s race: Thirty Eight Women are lined up to start the race, from 12 nations on a sunny day here in Treviso, Italy for the 2008 Cyclocross World Championships. Hanka Kupfernagel of German, 3-time worlds winner,…

  • Day 1 Wrap-Up from Treviso

    CXM Shutterbug and Correspondent Joe Sales has been doing double duty as a writer and photographer in Italy, providing us with great summaries and awesome photos. He sent in this Day 1 summary below. Like what he’s doing? Drop a…

  • Worlds Day 1 Slideshow

    Joe Sales ran around capturing the day in images. Here’s his version of Day 1, through his lens: Enjoy the photos? Think of something you want to see captured? Drop a comment below.

  • 2008 Cyclocross World Championships: Junior and Espoir Favorites Rule in Treviso – Report and Results

    Sunny skies and relatively warm and dry conditions greeted today’s racers, with little mud on the Le Bandie Lake course in Treviso, Italy. To the casual observer, it might not seem like ‘cross. No mud, snow, ice, or barriers, and…

  • Treviso Worlds: US Team Preview

    CXM Correspondent and Shutterbug Joe Sales is over in Treviso, Italy for the World Championships. He’s been out on the course, and talking with the US riders, and sent us this pre-race report and phtoos below. Trevisio Italy – In…

  • Not in Treviso? You can watch worlds online

    If you’re not in Treviso, Italy to watch the 2008 UCI World Cyclocross Championships, you can still watch same-day coverage via WCSN.com. See their press release below. World Championship Sports Network (WCSN) will provide online video coverage of the 2008…



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