SSCXWC has gone big-time, and corporations like Yakima go all-out in their creative support. Jimmy Cavalieri

SSCXWC has gone big-time, and corporations like Yakima go all-out in their creative support. © Jimmy Cavalieri

2008

They thought it couldn’t be done again, but the organizers made it happen and a second SSCXWC was planned for Portland.

SSCXWC – It’s BACK!: After months of lengthy conversations with the UCI, the IOC and several Hollywood studios, the SSCXWC is back with a vengeance. The 2008 Single Speed Cyclocross WC (we can’t say world championships) converges on Portland once again. While negotiations are still on going as to whether Single Speed Cyclocross racing will replace figure skating in the 2010 Winter Olympics, the promoters are confident that this second running of event will be the decisive nail in the coffin.