new cyclocross products, reviews, and mechanic tips
What’s 2mm? For some that’s the difference between a tire fitting within a frame or brake or not. For others, 2mm offers an ability to …
Burnout, frustration, snapping at loved ones or fellow racers. Sound familiar? Coach Mayhew tell us how to avoid them and stay happily married to ‘cross with a balance of process and outcome goals.
If you can’t remember the last time you had both an Allen key and your cycling shoes in your hands at the same time, it’s probably time to replace your SPD cleats.
The Ritchey Swiss Cross may seem retro to some, but can ride quality outweigh missing market trends of thru axles and huge tire clearance? We test the steel cyclocross bike to find out.
This year, NAHBS separated the cyclocross and gravel categories, and Mosaic took advantage by winning the gravel category with this blue beauty, a titanium GT-1 gravel bike.
Be safe, check your equipment and spread the word. There are two wheel-related recalls relevant to our audience from Fuji/Oval and Trek /Bontrager. Both are …
Donhou Bicycles from the UK took home the award for Best Cyclocross Bike at NAHBS this year with his steel-framed DSSX with disc brakes, wide tires and a mix of tubing.
Appleman Bicycles sweetened its gravel offering at NAHBS 2017 with a pink frosted doughnut bike served up for gravel. It’s fresh, offers sprinkles, but it will cost you.
In a show filled with shiny metal and matte carbon, it’s only appropriate that a hot pink titanium cyclocross frame from Dean Bikes caught our eye at NAHBS 2017.
Raleigh unveiled its RX24 last year at Sea Otter, and we recruited a rider to put it to the test, while the adults weigh in on the the specs including 24″ wheel sizes (507, 520 and 540 ETRTO).
Open Cycle has appealed to its weight weenie Cervelo roots and put its U.P. (Unbeaten Path) frameset on a diet, shedding a few hundred grams …
The stainless steel Otso Cycles Warakin doesn’t limit you to one geometry, tire size, bottom bracket height or chainstay length. Choice is good, right?
The category-busting Bombtrack Hook EXT bike serves up cyclocross geometry, fat 27.5″ mountain bike rubber, Columbus steel and a curious name. Is this a recipe for fun? We surrender our early ride findings.
Suspension giant Fox appears to be taking aim at the cyclocross and gravel bike segment with a new “Adventure Cross” or “AX” fork. We look into this potential new offering.
There’s a new mud cyclocross tire in town, and it’s from a UK brand most adult cyclocross racers never think about.
Ridley expands its product line to include affordable alloy models with disc brakes for riding, racing or bike-packing. Plus, the company is launching a new women’s specific program to get more women into riding.
Watching the pros do anything in slow-mo is a great way to study techniques and see what you can work on in the offseason. Watch this video of pros hopping and running barriers.
Gianni Vermeersch had a mechanical-ridden World Championship race (and year). We profile both broken and sparkly new Guerciotti Lembeek bikes he raced at the 2017 Worlds.
Can a generic carbon frame provide adequate race level performance, light weight and affordability? Kaya Musgrave’s winning bike says yes.
U23 crusher Joris Nieuwenhuis stormed the competition at 2017 Cyclocross World Championships in Bieles. Here we check out his Sunweb team edition Giant TCX.
Alicia Franck, recently signed with Marlux-Napoleon Games, cracked the top 20 at the 2017 Cyclocross Worlds — her first Worlds, and her first season of cyclocross. Let’s peek at her mysterious Ridley.
More new bikes, parts and gear from the Winter Press Camp trade show, here is a close-up look at new products from Raleigh, Selle SMP, Scicon, Speedplay, FSA, Vision and Pioneer.
Sanne Cant won a dramatic 2017 Cyclocross World Championships aboard a Stevens Super Prestige cyclocross bike with some interesting bits. We profile her Worlds-winning bike today.
Fresh from the Winter Press Camp trade show, here is a close-up look at new cycling apparel from Assos, Giordana and Ale Bike Wear and new shoes from DMT. Also, the latest products from ABUS and a unique saddle called the Infinity Seat.
Islabikes is well known for their high quality, lightweight kids bikes for the discerning rider. The company recently announced new cycling jerseys and bib shorts for young riders and budding racers.
Kenda has unveiled new options for gravel hunters and speed freaks, with new casings, widths and diameters coming to the Flintridge gravel tire, and a new 30c Valkyrie road tire.
Feedback Sports continues to innovate and expand their product line. The Omnium portable trainer is a good option for the rider/racer on the go, as are their new pro level tool kits.