cyclocross tips for the beginner
Embracing the winter wonderland and riding in the snow can help improve your bike handling and beat the winter blues with these snow ‘cross ideas.
When conditions get wet and muddy, staying warm and dry is essential for cyclocross success. Chris Mayhew shares some tips for dressing on race day.
Sand and mud are an essential part of cyclocross. Making it through tough sections take the right mindset and an adaptive approach, Chris Mayhew writes.
It’s tempting to go hard in between cyclcross races, but the best thing is rest and recovery. Chris Mayhew has advice for staying fresh and motivated.
The 2018 Sven-Nado cyclocross clinic in Chicago was the 3rd-annual event with Sven Nys and Sven Vanthourenhout. Take an inside look from the clinic.
Craftmanship, Consciousness, Efficacy, Flexibility, Interdependence. Lee Waldman gives advice for improving your racing by focusing on 5 states of mind.
Do more by doing less. The key to maximizing your cyclocross training and racing is maximizing your rest and sleep. Coach Chris Mayhew tells you how.
The dollar store is a great place to find inexpensive items for your bike maintenance kit. We take a look at some of the essentials you can get for a buck.
Registration is open for the 2018 Sven-Nado cyclocross clinic in Chicago. Learn more about your chance to learn from Sven Nys and Sven Vanthourenhout.
Looking for a step-by-step breakdown of cyclocross barriers? Cycleboredom is here to help with its in-depth barrier technique video.
Stuck inside? Take your cyclocross training to Zwift and still get a hard workout in. We look at intervals that can be done using the game’s features.
Winding down from your cyclocross race is key to being able to race again the next day or weekend. Chris Mayhew offers tips for your post-race routine.
‘Cross practices are a key part of getting ready for the upcoming cyclocross season. Chris Mayhew has advice on how to get the most out of your practice.
Want to develop your cyclocross technical skills or attend a ‘cross clinic this preseason? Coaches Davis, Mayhew and Maloney have advice to help.
Intervals? Endurance rides? Long Runs? What not to do? Our coaches give their advice on how best to prepare for cyclocross season in July and August.
The best way to get ready for the cyclocross preseason is to take a break. Coach Chris Mayhew describes how, when and why to take some time off the bike.
Coach Chris Mayhew provides reasons you might (and might not) want a cycling coach and how to go about finding a relationship that helps you succeed.
Chris Mayhew has covered a lot of topics for CXM Training Tuesday. Take a look through his archive for the answers to questions you might have.
You signed up for your first gravel grinder, what’s next? Coach Kata Skaggs has gear must-haves and don’t needs to help you get the most from your rough road adventure.
Packing your bag for a gravel grinder? Four experts weigh in on gear you do and don’t need to have a safe and successful adventure on your bike.
Work on your cyclocross skills with Adam Myerson and Cycle-Smart in this 2004 skills DVD. Learn dismounting, re-mounting, carrying and more.
A good bike fit can make you stronger and less injury prone. Chris Mayhew talks to two experts about the cyclocross benefits of a dialed in bike fit.
The offseason is a great time to improve your cyclocross bike handling. We offer some ideas to help spark your technical skill creative juices.
Training before your big gravel or adventure bike ride can help preapre you for the grind. Coach Kata Skaggs has some advice for preparing for your first gravel ride.
Beat the bonk and stay fueled on your long, hard rides this summer. Coach Chris Mayhew offers advice on nutrition basics and monitoring calories in this Training Tuesday.
Bike racks help us get our bikes to rides near and far. In today’s Mechanical Monday, we look at options available for safely transporting your bike.
It’s never too early to start preparing for the December 2018 Cyclocross Nationals in Louisville. Coach Mayhew provides some advice for making sure you’re ready for the demands of the hilly course.
Winter riding is good, but it can easy to make some mistakes. Coach Mayhew offers some tips for getting the most out of your offseason training to be ready when the weather turns warm and sunny.