interviews, profiles and diaries
He’s the one with the microphone interviewing winners at top UCI cyclocross races. Today we turn the tables on Richard Fries and ask him the questions in our Friday interview.
Christine Vardaros sat down with Marianne Vos to find out how her recovery is going and what Vos’ future plans are. Enjoy this frank and open discussion with the multi-time champion.
In part three of a four-part series (read part one on leg shaving and embrocation here or part two about caffeine and massage here), which …
Anna Schwinn’s interview of Nicole Mertz about her social media comment and the ensuing lost of race sponsorship is a story worth sharing on its own merit, and have some excerpts from the roller coaster story today.
For some cyclocross season has already begun. And for a lucky few from various nations that means the UCI Cyclocross Training Camp at in Switzerland. We spoke recently with the camp’s director, Geoff Proctor about the camp and more.
With the announcement of SSCXWC dates, we got ahold of John Walrod. He’s been a part of the event since its start and is the self-described “bad idea guy.” Walrod reveals more details on the infamous event.
The number of new gravel races popping up everywhere is amazing. But the big ones, the ones that have been around awhile and feature unique challenges, …
For many cyclocross racers, summer means MTB races. And for some, like Lee Waldman, it means taking on longer races like the Bailey Hundito 50-miler. Check at Waldman’s ride and the days leading up to his race with this diary-like race report.
We caught up with Brady Kappius recently to talk about his eponymous company, the ClifBar team and his plans for the coming cyclocross season.
Ten Years. That’s how long it’s been since the first Singlespeed Cyclocross World Championships. The race has moved from its home in Portland, Oregon, over …
Ted King talks about the Dirty Kanza and Paris Roubaix for Strava. We have excerpts and the link here.
We also caught up with Carl Decker, who won the 2016 men’s Lost & Found gravel race in his first attempt, beating, among others, last year’s winner Tobin Ortenblad.
We spoke with Robin Farina after her win at the 2016 Lost & Found gravel race last weekend. See what the two-time women’s race winner had to say.
Boo Bicycles’ Nick Frey was disqualified from last weekend’s Dirty Kanza 200 for receiving outside assistance in a race that promotes neutral support. From Frey’s perspective, there’s a grey area there to be discussed. Frey wrote about his Dirty Kanza experience and we’re presenting it in full and unedited, below.
Jeremy and Gabby Durrin knew then that they were heading across the pond to live and work in the UK. It was something that was in the cards for some time.
Earlier this month the second annual Bootleggeer 100 gravel race took place in Lenoir, North Carolina. The event was race number 3 of the Appalachian Grinder Series and started at Luna Cycles in downtown Lenoir where the idea for the race was concocted.
Ever since Jingle Cross was awarded a World Cup calendar spot, we’ve been wondering how long that was in the works and what racers and fans can expect. We spoke with race director John Meehan yesterday to find out.
We had a few minute to catch up with U23 National Champion Tobin Ortenblad after his win at the Sea Otter Classic cyclocross race.
After her win at the 2016 Sea Otter Classic cyclocross race, Caroline Mani took a few minutes to talk with us about her offseason as …
Rutledge’s cyclocross history goes way back. Perhaps most notably, Rutledge was the driving force behind what became the Redline Conquest, arguably the first race-oriented American production cyclocross bike.
Part two of our interview with Tod Manning, CEO of North American Cycle Sport, talking about the health of cycling in the US and his organization’s efforts to bring more people to organized, sanctioned riding.
While it was 47 miles shorter than Kolo Promotions’ HTFU Roubaix in New Waverly, Texas, the week prior, the Castell Grind in Central Texas was not for the faint of heart.
This was our first chance to speak with CEO Tod Manning, the person in charge at NACS, and there was a good amount to discuss.
We spoke recently with Ben Berden about retirement, riding the Tour of Flanders and his “Giro/Tour double,” as well as cyclocross now that he’s retired from professional racing.
At the UCI Cyclocross Commission meeting last Monday there were more great strides made in the name of women’s cyclocross as confirmed by two Commission members Helen Wyman and Sven Nys.