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  • New Product Spotlight: Revolution Rev-50X Wheels

    With most cyclocross racing winding down, overhauling, shopping, and upgrading season is already underway. And thus we’ll be increasing our New Product Spotlight features these next few months, so check back often for the latest ‘cross gear news and reviews….

  • New Product Spotlight: Rapha Cross Jersey

    Rapha Cross Jersey, with built in shoulder pad. photo: courtesy manufacturer

    by Steve Ransom and Andrew Yee A cyclocross-specific jersey? Yes, the boys at Rapha have expanded their offerings into cyclocross with a ‘cross jersey, released this fall. Does Rapha know ‘cross? We put it to the test this season to…

  • New Product Spotlight: Bar Mitts

    Bar Mitts keeps your hands warm and dry when it's cold or wet.

    After a pause, our New Product Spotlight is back. In each Spotlight we we bring you info on new cyclocross-relevant products that have just been released or that we’ve reviewed. First up is a timely product that might keep you…

  • New Product Spotlight: Challenge Fango Cyclocross Tubular Tire

    Cyclocross Magazine has pulled off yet another first, with the first inspection of a pre-production model of the Challenge Fango tubular cyclocross tire. Like the popular Grifo, the Fango is a hand-made tire with 260 tpi poly-cotton casing. But unlike…

  • New Product Spotlight: Mad Alchemy Embrocation

    Peter Smith of Mad Alchemy Embrocation loves to embrocate. His daily routine is “wake, shower, dress, coffee, embrocate, commute.” In fact, for Smith, embrocation is so important, it replaces breakfast. The expert embrocator knows a thing about embrocation and is…

  • New Product Spotlight: Sportique Sports Creams

    We at Cyclocross Magazine get a few interesting packages at our world headquarters. One that perhaps captured the most curiosity is a box of sports creams from Sportique International for review. With names like “Get Going Cream,” “Hard Day’s Night…

  • New Product Spotlight: Ellsworth Roots Cyclocross Frame and Fork

    As manufacturers start to shift their focus to the cyclocross season, we’ve been getting a bunch of new product in for review. One item that we’re about to test is the Ellsworth Roots ‘cross frame. Ellsworth is known mostly as…



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