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  • Jonathan Page Clinic at StarCrossed Draws Crowd, Rain

    Jonathan Page and his Blue Cycles Norcross bike ready to go. © Cyclocross Magazine

    by Kenton Berg The second night of the “Four Perfect Cross Days” got under way on the Starcrossed course last night as rain began to fall again and course preparations continued around us. Three-time Elite National Champion Jonathan Page (Planet…

  • Horizon Fitness Renews with Top UK Women’s Team

    Horizon Fitness Racing Team. Photo courtesy.

    After a hugely successful first year, Johnson Health Tech UK is pleased to announce its continuing role as title sponsor of the Horizon Fitness Racing Team. UK Managing Director, Jon Johnston, commented, “Our investment in the Horizon Fitness Racing Team…

  • De Knegt, Van Der Haar and Rabobank-Giant Head to Vegas

    CrossVegas is boasting what its promoters describe as “the strongest field ever assembled in American cyclocross,” and the Rabobank-Giant team will be at the center of the European invasion bolstering the ranks. From the Rabo-Giant team: The Rabobank Cycling Team…

  • Clément CX Announces New Cyclocross Program

    Donnelly Sports is proud to announce the formation of Clément CX. Its initial rider is a young, up-and-coming American, David Hackworthy – 2009 U23 USGP Series Champion and 2010 USA U23 Worlds Team Member. “I have personally been keeping my…

  • Telenet-Fidea Cycling Team Aims to Match 2009/2010 Performance

    Last year, the Telenet-Fidea team owned the cyclocross scene, with Zdenek Stybar leading the charge and taking the World Championships. Can they repeat their success this year? The line-up looks impressive, and with Bart Wellens back in good health, this…

  • Samurai Noodle Team Competition – Labor Day Cyclocross Championships

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    Seattle, WA—The Olympia Orthopedic Cycling Team won the first annual “Race for the Noodles” at the Labor Day Cyclocross Championships held  in SeaTac, WA on September 6, 2010.  Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/Starbucks finished one point behind with third place Team…

  • Thrilla Course offers peak at Nationals TT

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    A little nervous about the start order TT at Nationals? One way to calm those jitters would be to test out part of the course at the WebCyclery Thrilla Cross Race Series. The WebThrilla promoter, quoted below, reiterates what we…

  • East Coasters Open Their Legs at Quad Cross

    by Natalia Boltukhova “Oh, I’m just gonna see where I’m at” – what pretty much all the ’crossers I know were marketing as their excuse while injecting the first dose of cyclocross racing in dried-up veins. Quad Cross in Bedford,…

  • Oregon High School and Junior Cyclocross Series Launch this Weekend

    High Schoolers and Juniors will battle it out for leaders jerseys, great prizes - and good dirty fun!

    We at Cyclocross Magazine couldn’t be happier to see a well-organized series coming together specifically targeting participation among Juniors and high schoolers. If only we’d gotten our starts that young, maybe we coulda been contenders… From the Oregon Junior &…

  • Charm City Approaching Capacity At Historic Park

    Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Baltimore's Druid Hill Park at Charm City.

    Baltimore’s Druid Hill Park, site of this weekend’s Champion System MAC doubleheader, is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2010 and Charm City Cycling (also known as “C3”), the organizers of this weekend’s Charm City Cyclocross, are hoping they can celebrate…

  • Live Coverage of StarCrossed and CrossVegas

    That’s right, we’re bringing back our beloved live race coverage starting this Saturday evening with the 2010 StarCrossed, and continuing with CrossVegas! Follow the top Americans as they battle visiting European talent for night racing supremacy. Stay tuned for more…

  • Injured Katie Compton Withdraws from CrossVegas and Planet Bike Cup

    Katie Compton injured her elbow and knee at Mountain Bike Worlds. © Mark Legg-Compton

    Katie Compton’s injuries sustained while riding the Mountain Bike World Championships course in Mont Sainte Anne, Quebec will force the six-time National Champion to miss the chance to defend her title at both CrossVegas and the Planet Bike Cup. While…

  • Joachim Parbo to Lead Bay Area Cyclocross Clinic and Seminar

    Cyclocross champion Joachim Parbo will lead a Bay Area clinic on September 28. photo: Vorselaar, © Dan Seaton

    Joachim Parbo kicks off his annual U.S. cyclocross campaign with StarCrossed this weekend, but will expand his presence to the Bay Area later this month and teach folks how to train and race cyclocross the Danish way. Press release details…

  • Gates Creates First-Ever Belt-Drive Singlespeed Cyclocross Team

    Has singlespeed cyclocross jumped the shark? Or are more people finally seeing the light? We’re fans of the simplicity and have shown how it’s easy to convert your current ride. And if you like the one gear way? SSCXWC awaits…

  • TRP Brakes Debuts Grant Program for Cyclocross

    Cyclocross Support Includes Pro and Amateur Ranks TRP Brakes, the industry leader in braking innovation, is pleased to announce its 2010 Cyclocross Support Program for professional and amateur teams. In addition to its significant support of the pro peloton, this…

  • Keough and Van Gilder Take Holeshot on USA Cycling Cyclocross National Calendar Standings

    The USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Calendar (CXNC) kicked-off last weekend with the Nittany Lion Cross in Breinigsville, Pa. On the grounds of the Valley Preferred Cycling Center Luke Keough (Sandwich, Mass./Champion Systems) and Laura Van Gilder (Cresco, Pa./C3-Athletes Serving Athletes)…

  • ZIPP OVCX – KING STAGE IN THE QUEEN CITY

    The Sha-Zand will present riders with a new challenge at Kings Cross.

    by Ken Getchell Bike races are frequently marked by pivotal events know as Queen Stages, but not in the Zipp OVCX Cyclocross Tour presented by Papa Johns, where the season begins with the King stage on September 19. Specifically it’s…

  • Beer up? How about a slushy-up instead?

    Could slushy hand-ups become all the rage?

    by Robbie Carver It’s hot. 98 degrees hot. I’m training hard, pushing my body against the limits that the sun-baked air imposes on me. I could go faster, longer, but the heat strangles me; the thermal waves waft up from…

  • RUTS ‘n GUTS presented by Team Air Assurance/TulsaConnect

    Ruts and Guts

    Need somewhere to spend some of that vacation time? How about two days in Tulsa, OK and a chance to take home part of a nearly $10,000 prize list? Check out Ruts N’ Guts October, 15th and New Cross on…

  • NACT Series Starts Third Season with Weekend of Racing in Seattle

    Tim Johnson shows off his NACT Leader's jersey in Boulder. © Studio Mp Production

    by Brook Watts In a sign that the start of the U.S. cyclocross season is upon us the North American Cyclocross Trophy series starts its third season in Seattle with a pair of long-standing cyclocross classics this weekend. The 8…

  • Cal Giant Berry Farm’s Crop Preps for New Season

    Presenting the cyclocross lineup © Cal Giant Cycling

    The California Giant Berry Farms cycling team has garnered a wardrobe full of national championship jerseys over the years – both on the road and in cyclocross. The team, founded in 2001 by Anthony Gallino, who also happens to be…

  • Weighall and Studley Dominate Big Finn Hill in the MFG Season Opener

    by Kenton Berg The MFG Cyclocross series got off to a high-flying start on Sunday with the CycleU-sponsored Kick Off Cross at Big Finn Hill park in Kirkland, WA. Cool temps and some intermittent showers met the morning racers, but…

  • Keough Wins Field Sprint, Van Gilder Solos to Early Season Wins at Nittany Lion ’Cross – Updated: Full Results and Photos

    And they're off! Nittany Lion Cross kicks off UCI season. Anthony Skorochod/CyclingCaptured.com

    by Ken Getchell September 13, 2010; Conshohocken, PA, USA:  Over 500 entries descended on the grounds surrounding the famous Trexlertown Velodrome at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center on September 11 for the Nittany Lion ‘Cross, the opening race for both…

  • UCI3 Cyclocross Festival Gets New Title Sponsor

    Jeremy Powers Wins Cyclocross Stampede, UCI3 Cyclocross Festival Day 1. ©Mitch ClintonJeremy Powers Wins Cyclocross Stampede, UCI3 Cyclocross Festival Day 1. ©Mitch Clinton

    If you’re anywhere near Cincinnati, Ohio, you’d be silly not to check out, race, ring some cowbell at the UCI3 Cyclocross Festival, taking place October 8th-10th. The event recently added its final title sponsor, Panther Expedited Services, to its line-up. Read on…

  • Better Ingredients, Better ’Cross

    Papa John Schnatter surfs the sand during the Harbin Park International.  Photo by Todd Dittrich

    Papa John’s Pizza Joins Zipp Speed Weaponry as OVCX Sponsor. Mitch Graham, director of the OVCX cyclocross series, announced today that long-time title sponsor Zipp Speed Weaponry has renewed its title sponsorship of the Midwestern series and has been joined by Papa John’s…

  • 2011 Interbike to be held in Anaheim, California – Updated

    Interbike, the largest US bicycle trade show, will be held in Anaheim, CA, starting next year. The event has been held in Las Vegas since 1998, and will be again starting in a few weeks to coincide with CrossVegas.

  • Charm City Cyclocross Quickly Filling Up

    We love hearing news about ’cross fields maxing out their numbers, especially in the first few races of the season. So we’re happy to pass on this news that the Baltimore ’cross scene is hungry for mud! If you’re in…

  • Boulder Cycle Sport Announces The Steel*Wool Cyclocross Team

    Steel*Wool is looking to bring ’cross back to its roots.

    Think Carbon is for sissies? Wear military issue WW2 wool pants for your ’cross races?  Think Eddie Merckx’s Molteni Jersey was the pinnacle of uniforms? Steel*Wool just might be the team for you. Read on for details. Boulder Cycle Sport, a…

  • An Interview with Jason Gardner, the Genie-Wrench Behind Jinji Cycles

    by Lee Waldman One of the people who made my ’cross season last year run so smoothly was my mechanic, Jason Gardner, owner of Jinji Cycles. I love his motto: “Engineering a higher standard in bicycle maintenance and repair.” It…

  • CrossVegas Special Awards – “Race within the Race”

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    Everyone loves the winner, but sometimes it’s as much fun to watch the “race within the race.” Those daring racers who decide to risk it all for immediate gain. CrossVegas now has a couple of opportunities for racers to “hedge…



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