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  • A Boy Named Tubbin—Issue 24 Sneak Peek

    Tobin Ortenblad at 2014 Nationals. © Matt Lasala

    On a cool fall night, a group of neighbors and friends gathered in a Santa Cruz driveway to watch the broadcast from Cross Vegas. The event was projected onto a garage wall, and though Sven Nys, Tim Johnson and Ryan…

  • Celebrating a Career: A Look Back at Niels Albert’s Rise to Cyclocross Fame

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    Way back in Issue 7 of Cyclocross Magazine, we sat down with then first-time World Champion Niels Albert and found out more about the young Belgian. Since then, he’s captured another World Champion title (2012) and gone on to become…

  • No Mud, No Glory: Tales From the Pits

    What's in a pro's toolbox? Dan Cavallari found out. © Dan Cavallari, D2 Photography, d2photos.net

    This article originally appeared in Issue 24 of Cyclocross Magazine. First-time contributor and photographer Dan Cavallari was a pro wrench for 14 years, and we loved his story, which is why we decided to share it on here as well…

  • Should You Be Stretching More? — Issue 23 Sneak Peek

    Got knee pain? We have answers. © Jeff Rosenhall

    This article originally appeared in Issue 23 of Cyclocross Magazine and talks about injury and how you can avoid it, simply. To read the full story, make sure you get an archived copy or an All-Access Digital Subscription by visiting…

  • Getting to Know UCI Cyclocross Commission President Mike Plant—Issue 23 Sneak Peek

    Mike Plant to serve as UCI Cyclocross Commission president. photo: USA Cycling

    This article originally appeared in Issue 23 of Cyclocross Magazine and contains our exclusive interview with the new President of the UCI Cyclocross Commission. To read the full story, make sure you get an archived copy or an All-Access Digital…

  • Issue 23 Sneak Peek—China: The Great Leap of Faith

    Racers relax in China. © Sarah Lukas

    This article originally appeared in Issue 23 of Cyclocross Magazine and looks at the first-ever UCI cyclocross race held in China. To read the full story and see the photo spread, make sure you get an archived copy or an…

  • Issue 23 Sneak Peek—Cowboy ’Cross

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    This article originally appeared in Issue 23 of Cyclocross Magazine and looks at the Texas ’cross scene—improtant reading for anyone thinking about Nationals in Austin next season. To read the full story, make sure you get an archived copy or…

  • Issue 23 Sneak Peek: Lars Van der Haar

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    This article originally appeared in Issue 23 of Cyclocross Magazine and looks at the young Lars Van der Haar and how he made a meteoric rise to cyclocross fame—and a World Cup overall win—despite barely being of age to race…

  • Issue 23 Sneak Peek: The New Kids On The Block

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    This article originally appeared in Issue 23 of Cyclocross Magazine and highlights eight of the up-and-comers who took the season by storm, winning race after race and putting keeping the “old guard” of US cyclocross on their toes. We interviewed…

  • Issue 23 Sneak Peek – Turning the “Page”

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    This article originally appeared in Issue 23 of Cyclocross Magazine and tracks the career of Jonathan Page, the American-turned-Belgian multi-time National Champion and only Elite Male to score a World Championship podium spot. To read the full story, make sure…

  • Issue 23 Sneak Peek: Remembering Amy Dombroski

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    With Issue 23 hitting mailboxes and newsstands, we’ll be bringing you “sneak peeks” from the pages. You can get a look at what’s inside by visiting our Issue 23 page, and if you aren’t already subscribed, make sure you check…

  • Issue 22 Sneak Peek: Being Zach—America’s Next Great Hope

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    Zach McDonald doesn’t care what you think about him. “I should probably get better at networking,” the former U23 National Champion and current Elite Nationals silver medalist admits ruefully as we sit in the shade of Bear Creek Resort talking,…

  • Cheap Bike Project: An Exercise in Cyclocross Penny Pinching

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    Think you have to spend a fortune to get your first cyclocross bike? Think again. Here’s an oldie but goodie worth reposting for this year’s freshman class of cyclocrossers. The following article launching Cyclocross Magazine’s “Cheap Bike” project originally appeared…

  • Remembering Amy Dombroski: No Country For Young Racers, From Issue 21 of Cyclocross Magazine

    Amy Dombroski post-Worlds. © Bart Hazen

    In the past week, the cyclocross community was rocked with the greatest tragedy any of us could have conceived of: a young racer was taken from us far before her time. Not only was Amy Dombroski a cyclocross star who…

  • Issue 21 Sneak Peek: Georgia Gould—No Reservations

    Georgia Gould smiles through anything: even after a first lap pile-up at Worlds. © Nathan Hofferber

    by Chris Bagg It’s Tuesday, January 29th, 2013, five days before the first UCI Cyclocross World Championships to be held in the United States. Georgia Gould is at home in Fort Collins, Colorado, in the middle of a construction zone….

  • Issue 21 Sneak Peek: Detroit and the Resurrection of Cyclocross

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    With Detroit all over the news for its recent bankruptcy problems, there is still some good news coming from the city. In Issue 21, which is hitting subscriber’s mailboxes now, we featured the “Paris of America” and how the DIY…

  • Getting to Know Gunnar Shogren: Issue 21 Spotlight

    Gunnar Shogren was all smiles post-Worlds, even if the race didn't go quite the way he wanted. © Brian Nelson

    Gunnar Shogren, who took third this year at Masters Worlds in 50-54 Men, was our pick for our Quick and Dirty interview in Issue 21 of Cyclocross Magazine, but he had too much to say to fit it all on…

  • Issue 20 Sneak Peek: Mechanical Disc Brakes

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    by Clifford Lee With the UCI legalizing disc brakes for cyclocross, and many professionals and amateurs— particularly in the US—adopting the system, it’s no surprise to see Avid, Shimano and Hayes all release new cable-actuated mechanical brakes targeted at cyclocross…

  • Cyclocross Bike Review: Fort Victor CX

    The Fort Victor CX. © Andrew Yee

    From Issue 18, we give you the Fort Victor CX bike, as reviewed by Andrew Yee. Anyone who regularly follows international cyclocross racing knows that the Czech Republic proudly claims some of the world’s fastest racers and biggest races, including…

  • Sneak Peek: Issue 20 on Sven Nys’ Validation

    Sven Nys wins his second Elite World Championship over Klaas Vantornout in Louisville, KY. © Nathan Hofferber

    by Robbie Carver Richard Fries, with his characteristic hyperbole, called Sven Nys to the start line. “This is not a man,” he said, “but a deity.” It was the language of an announcer, meant to excite, to call upon the…

  • Sneak Peek: Issue 20′s National Champion Training Secrets

    Steve Tilford wasted no time moving to the front in the first 100 feet, and within one lap had 40 seconds. © Cyclocross Magazine

    We asked each and every Nationals medalist just how he or she does it. What’s the training like? What kind of cross training do you do? What workouts do you love to hate? How do you plan nutrition? Responses were…

  • Cyclocross Bike Profile: 2013 Fuji Altamira

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    Our latest issue of Cyclocross Magazine, Issue 19, boasted more bike reviews than we’ve ever had before. Among these was the Fuji Altamira. Check out its vital stats here, and make sure you pick up a copy of Issue 19…

  • Cyclocross Bike Profile: 2013 Jamis Supernova

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    Our latest issue of Cyclocross Magazine, Issue 19, boasted more bike reviews than we’ve ever had before. Among these was the Jamis Supernova. Check out its vital stats here, and make sure you pick up a copy of Issue 19…

  • Tire Review: Challenge Eroica Gravel Race Tire

    The Challenge Almanzo and Eroica: which will you choose for a gravel grinder? © Clifford Lee

    by Clifford Lee Just in time for your ‘off-season’ gravel event, Challenge has released the Eroica and Almanzo tires to fit your road or ’cross bike. Using a “super poly” casing of polyester thread in the open tubular design with…

  • On the Newsstands: Cyclocross Magazine Issue 20

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    Now that the whirlwind of Nationals, Masters Worlds and Worlds is over, in the next few weeks Cyclocross Magazine Issue 20 will start to arrive in mailboxes and on store shelves around the country. Issue 20 is packed to the gills…

  • Cyclocross Bike Profile: 2013 Specialized Crux Pro

    2013 Specialized Crux Pro carbon cyclocross bike. © Cyclocross Magazine

    Our late 2012 issue of Cyclocross Magazine, Issue 19, boasted more bike reviews than we’ve ever had before. Among these was the Specialized Crux. Check out its vital stats here, and make sure you pick up a copy of Issue…

  • Sneak Peek of Issue 20: Justin Lindine’s “On the Road” Interview Video

    Justin Lindine at USGP Derby City Cup Day 1. © Cyclocross Magazine

    If you’re subscribed to Cyclocross Magazine, Issue 20 is on it’s way to you, and with it, a great interview with everyone’s favorite Honey Badger, Justin Lindine. Here, we have his uncut interview from our drive down to USGP Derby…

  • Cyclocross Bike Profile: 2013 Marin Cortina

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    Our latest issue of Cyclocross Magazine, Issue 19, boasted more bike reviews than we’ve ever had before. Among these was the Marin Cortina. Check out its vital stats here, and make sure you pick up a copy of Issue 19…

  • Cyclocross Rig Profile: 2013 On-One Dirty Disco

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    Our latest issue of Cyclocross Magazine, Issue 19, boasted more bike reviews than we’ve ever had before. Among these was the On One Dirty Disco. Check out its vital stats here, and make sure you pick up a copy of…

  • Sneak Peek: Issue 20′s Gravel Riding Feature

    This isn't like any road ride you've been on. © Niall Gengler

    Perhaps you’ve felt it, the urge to hop your ’cross bike off the course and go explore the vast network of unpaved fire roads that crisscross the country. The joy of the unknown road, the car-less silence broken only by…



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