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  • Marianne Vos to Ride Abbreviated ’Cross Season, Eyes Olympic Track

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    by Christine Vardaros If you stop following cyclocross after US Nationals, you may miss the few appearances of Netherlander Marianne Vos (Nederland Bloeit) and her famously rainbow-striped jersey. Although she had just come off an abbreviated cyclocross season to include…

  • Short Film Airing Today Only– Dario Pegoretti and the Smell of Steel

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    Rapha in conjunction with Ridley Scott Associates releases their third collaborative short film in a three-part series today. Each film airs online for one day only. The last two weeks brought us artistic interpretations on the careers of Johan Museeuw…

  • Mourey, Euro Stars Align for StarCrossed; Exclusive Interview with Promoter

    by Josh Liberles What began in 2002 as an exploratory “What if?” conversation between Terry Buchanan, who ran the Broadmark (now Hagens-Berman) road team, and Jonny Sundt, one of his riders at the time, has turned into one of the…

  • Racing and More: Four Perfect Days of Cyclocross In Seattle, September 16th – 19th

    Jonathan Page at the Rad Racing GP 2009 Cyclocross Race. © Andrew Yee

    Kick your early season into high gear in Seattle with “Four Perfect Days of Cyclocross.” For more about the upcoming StarCrossed event, check out our exclusive feature on the race and interview with race promoter Terry Buchanan. And check out…

  • CrossVegas Announces Women’s Prize Boost

    Compton stood on top of the podium at the 2009 edition of CrossVegas. Courtesy Brook Watts.

    Podium Bonus Increases Payout to Top Women CrossVegas organizer Brook Watts announced today a boost to the prize list for the top three spots in the Elite Women’s race. Terming it a “podium bonus,” the top three finishers will receive…

  • Charm City Goes For Two – Racing Gets Underway In The MAC

    ’Cross season is upon us and the MAC Series is getting things started. Following closely on the heels of Nittany Cross, the first UCI cyclocross race in the world this season, is Charm City Cross. Both Charm City, along with…

  • Bessette and Weldon Win Para-cycling Road Race World Championship

    by Jamie Mack Retired ’cross legend Lyne Bessette has added another world championship to her palmarès. Following the path blazed by Katie Compton, Bessette has helped visually impaired rider Robbi Weldon claim gold in their event at the Paracycling World…

  • CrossVegas Update – Make Your Plans

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    If you haven’t planned your CrossVegas trip, it’s time to start – the event is just a month away! Registration has been open for a week, and admission tickets to the race, VIP packages and team parking arrangements are available…

  • Losses and Gains – Putting ’Cross In Perspective

    Kenton Berg finds his form and power returning. ©Andrew Malakoff

    Cyclocross Magazine regular contributor Kenton Berg, who brought us the “Training with Power for Cyclocross” segment, has been out of competition for a while due to a knee injury. Kenton continues to find parallels between cyclocross and life, and to…

  • Georgia Cross Series Announces 2010 Schedule

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    If you live in or around Georgia, get out your calendar and your sharpie and start marking dates, the Georgia Cross Series schedule has been released! Read the following press release for details. The Georgia Cross Series has announced its…

  • Shawnee, Kansas, Hosts Cyclocross Clinic

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    Live in or around Shawnee, Kansas? Check out this ’Cross Clinic taking place on September 11th, hosted by Source Endurance and KCCX. Sat., Sept. 11, at Herman Laird Park in Shawnee, KS. 10am – 4pm. Cyclocross requires a unique blend…

  • Pedro’s Announces Return to Racing With Elite ’Cross Team

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    Chances are that many of you rely on Pedro’s brand of lubricants to keep your chain moving through all manner of conditions. But Pedro’s wasn’t satisfied with just supplying racers with quality product, now they have announced that they will…

  • Mad Alchemy Unveils New PRO Signature Line

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    Tim Johnson, Jeremy Powers, Molly Cameron and others all contributed their expertise to Mad Alchemy’s new line of natural skin care products specifically crafted for cyclists. Mad Alchemy Embrocation has joined forces with an elite group of cyclocross superheroes to…

  • Cyclocross Alive and Kicking Despite Economy

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    We hope that the following information from the hosts of the Zipp OVCX Cyclocross Tour reflects a similar trend in the broader cyclocross community. What better way to drown your economic woes than in heart-spiking, shoe-sucking mud? The Zipp OVCX…

  • An Interview with Todd Gold, the Organic Mechanic

    I met Todd Gold on a cyclocross training ride last fall. He appeared to be just another guy who was younger and faster than I was as he rode me off of his wheel up a longish grind. Later on…

  • Team Profile – Rutgers University Raleigh Cycling p/b Kim’s Bike Shop

    by Jamie Mack Race at any of the top venues in the Mid-Atlantic and there’s a good chance that you’ll see a tight knit group of folks in red and black kits cruising the scene. Racers from the Rutgers University…

  • Outlaw Earth Offering Limited Edition ’Cross Messenger Bag

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    So you’ve got all your new gear ready for ’cross, and you’ve decided this year to ride to as many events as you can. How to carry it all? Outlaw Earth just announced a limited run of ’cross specific messenger…

  • Verge NECCS Kickoff Approaches, New Women’s Series Announced

    The 2010 cyclocross season is fast approaching and while fresh tubular tires are being stretched, the Verge New England Championship Cyclo-Cross Series is preparing for its newest edition. The series gets under way on the weekend of September 18thand 19th,…

  • Dirty Deeds Australian Cyclocross Series Update

    Round two of the Dirty Deeds Australian Cyclocross series went off with a bang, a cheer and perhaps a few shrimps on the barbies. A full series wrap-up will come after the final event, but in the meantime,

  • New Belgium Brewery Brings Cyclocross Series to Fort Collins

    Tightly-packed racing at New Belgium Brewery

    by Robbie Carver “Follow Your Folly” We here at Cyclocross Magazine like to say that ’cross is all about community. So when we hear about a group of people that are encapsulating that statement, we like to make sure they…

  • Rapha and Ridley Scott Productions Launch New Bike-Themed Fridays Film Series

    Johan Museeuw in A Throw of the Dice

    British cycling clothing manufacturer Rapha has teamed up with Ridley Scott Associates (think Bladerunner and other visually sumptuous productions) to produce a series of three cycling films. The films will each air on the Rapha Web site for one Friday…

  • NorCal CX Kicks Off The Season

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    As if the dawn of the ’cross season itself wasn’t exciting enough. Cyclocross Magazine is happy helping to get the action started as a sponsor of the NorCal CX Kickoff Party. by Mack Murphy You heard it here first… It’s…

  • MAC Opens UCI ’Cross Season in One Month with New Title Sponsor

    2010 Mac Series Leader Jersey

    With just one month remaining until officially kicking off the 2010/2011 international cyclocross season in Pennsylvania on September 11th, the Mid-Atlantic Championship Cyclocross Series (better known as MAC) has announced a new title sponsorship with Champion System Sportswear, a leader…

  • USA Cycling Adopts Rule Changes for 2010 Season

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    Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 12, 2010) – USA Cycling announced today that its Road, Track & Cyclocross Board of Trustees has voted in favor of several rule changes for the upcoming cyclocross season. The new rules are in line with…

  • North American Cyclocross Trophy Updates Series Rules

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    The NACT has updated the 2010 rules, including a change that should help out riders who struggle to travel to all eight of the events on the schedule, or who have misfortune or bad luck at one of the races….

  • Guns Grits and Gravel Cyclocross Clinic

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    ’Crossers near West Virgina should take a look at this Press Release from Raw Talent Ranch, which will be putting on a two-day cyclocross clinic featuring some big name racers. Fueled by the success of this year’s Lost River Classic…

  • CrossVegas Gets Single Speed Category

    Cross Vegas Winner's Jersey

    Heading to Vegas? Have a Singlespeed? CrossVegas Promoters have just released the following press release that should excite your gearless steed. Raleigh Single Speed Challenge Joins Wheelers & Dealers Lineup Shiftless cyclocrossers now have a category especially for them! Joining…

  • Former World Champ Radomir Simunek Sr. Dead – Updated

    Czech Radomir Simunek Sr. passed away today at the age of 48 after a prolonged battle with liver disease. Simunek was the Elite world cyclocross champion in 1991, and had previously taken both Junior and amateur Worlds titles. He remains…

  • Wheels of Fire MTB Movie Trailer

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    Robin Moore, whose MC SpandX videos Performance and Get Dirty have poked fun at bike culture and gone viral, just released the movie trailer for Wheels on Fire. Based on Moore’s interview with Outside Magazine, there actually is a plan…

  • Johnson, Anthony, Mannion Rule Beverly Gran Prix Criterium Podium – UDPATED Report, Photos

    by Josh Liberles The top 20 of the second annual Beverly Gran Prix Criterium reads like a who’s who of New England cyclocross. When reigning national cyclocross champion Tim Johnson bridged to Jesse Anthony and Gavin Mannion, a cyclocrossers’ sweep…



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