Cross Crusades on Halloween weekend. Let the hijinks commence! © Cyclocross Magazine

Cross Crusades on Halloween weekend. Let the hijinks commence! © Cyclocross Magazine

If you’re in and around Oregon this season, the Cross Crusade Series is back with a vengeance, and this will be a highly political year as the debates over dealing with unsanctioned bike races rage on between USA Cycling supporters and the teams and racers who love races like the Cross Crusade or the Trans-Sylvania Epic.

  • August 28 Crusade/Sellwood Beginner Cross Clinics Alpenrose Dairy (Portland, OR)
  • September 4 Crusade/Sellwood Beginner Cross Clinics Alpenrose Dairy (Portland, OR)
  • September 11 Crusade/Sellwood Beginner Cross Clinics Alpenrose Dairy (Portland, OR)
  • October 6 Crusade Series Race 1 Alpenrose Dairy (Portland, OR)
  • October 13 Crusade Series Race 2 Rainier High School (Rainier, OR)
  • October 20 Crusade Series Race 3 Heron Lakes Course (Portland International Raceway, Portland, OR)
  • October 26 Crusade Series Race 4 Deschutes Brewery (Old Mill District, Bend, OR)
  • October 27 Crusade Series Race 5 Deschutes Brewery (Old Mill District, Bend, OR)
  • November 3 Crusade Series Race 6 Washington County Fair Complex (Hillsboro, OR)
  • November 10 Crusade Series Race 7 Infield Course (Portland International Raceway, Portland, OR)
  • November 17 Crusade Series Race 8 Barton Park (Barton, OR)
  • December 7 Deschutes Brewery Cup UCI C1 (Not a series race) (Old Mill District, Bend, OR)
  • December 8 Crusade Series Race 9 Deschutes Brewery (Old Mill District, Bend, OR)