Jeremy Powers and Justin Lindine sign a few autographs after practice. © Cyclocross Magazine

Jeremy Powers and Justin Lindine sign a few autographs after practice. © Cyclocross Magazine

by Molly Hurford

The kids in Northampton got a thrill on Monday night at their fourth Kiddie Cross practice. The kids were joined by National Champion Jeremy Powers and “the Honey Badger” Justin Lindine, who showed them some tricks, answered questions and even took some of the older riders on in a mock race. Cyclocross Magazine was on the scene to watch the powerhouses of New England cyclocross helping create the future of US cyclocross.

Can’t get enough Kiddie Cross? In Issue 13 of Cyclocross Magazine, we explored Kiddie Cross in Northampton, Massachusetts, a program teaching the cyclocross ropes to youngsters ranging from 7 years old to 12 years old. And if it’s numbers you’re interested in, back in January, we ran an article asking, “Just How Healthy is Junior Cyclocross in the US?