Tag archive for ‘cyclocross’

  • USGP Mercer Cup Day 2 Live Coverage

    The USGP returns with the Mercer Cup Day 2 today, and we’ve got all the live racing action for you again. Will Kona/FSA’s Trebon continue his winning ways or will the Cannondale/CyclocrossWorld return to dominate the top steps of the…

  • Albert Takes Tenth Win of the Season in Dottignies

    by Bart Hazen (Dottingnies, BEL)- World Champion Niels Albert took his tenth season win in Dottignies today. The Belgian tops a complete international podium of champions with French Champion Francis Mourey in second and Italian Champion Enrico Franzoi claiming third….

  • Live Coverage of USGP Mercer Cup This Weekend

    Live cyclocross race coverage continues this weekend with the USGP Mercer Cup on Saturday and Sunday. We’ll kick things off each day around 1:30 p.m. for the 1:45 p.m. Elite Women’s race, followed by the Elite Men’s race at 3:00…

  • Party in Seattle with MFG Mudders, Help Juniors and U23s Race Worlds

    Avoid the unicorns and party with MFG Cyclocross

    Seattle’s new MFG Cyclocross Series is already nearing its season’s end with this weekend’s race in Woodland Park, but an all-out party on Wednesday promises a truly memorable finale. Details below: We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, November…

  • Berg and McDonald Claim Victory in Seattle at Sprinker Park

    by LeRoi Smith Kristi Berg (Redline Bicycles) and Zack McDonald (Stevens Bikes) took very different routes to win today. Berg pounced on a mistake early on and never looked back; McDonald waited until the final lap to spring from a…

  • Bruno-Roy and Powers Lead USAC Cyclocross National Calendar Rankings

    Halfway through the season? Didn’t we just start racing? Well, it’s true, we’re halfway through the USAC Cyclocross National Calendar, and two New Englanders, Jeremy Powers (Cannondale – CyclocrossWorld) and Maureen Bruno-Roy (MM Racing p/b Seven Cycles), sit atop the…

  • USGP Returns to Louisville Next Weekend

    October 15, 2009 (Louisville, KY) – The series that stoked the exponential growth of cyclocross in the United States and in the Ohio Valley – the U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross – returns to Louisville, KY for it’s third consecutive…

  • New Day, Same Result – Identical Podiums on Day 2 in Providence

    The Providence Festival of Cyclocross offered a second day of racing, but you’d never know it looking at the podium. In the men’s race, Tim Johnson and Jamey Driscoll of CyclocrossWorld-Cannondale took another 1-2 finish, with Chris Jones (Champion Systems)…

  • Pro Cyclocross Rumors and Rumblings – October 8, 2009

    With the cyclocross season fully underway, there’s been a few key story lines that we’ve been following. First up is the issue of heat and feeds in elite cyclocross competitions. Then we’ll catch up with Bart Wellens and his debilitating…

  • Live Coverage of Day 2 of USGP Planet Bike Cup

    Our reminders had a technical glitch, so if you want an email reminder and a link to our live coverage of the USGP Planet Bike World Cup Day 2, just fill out the form below and set your desired time…

  • Just As It Ended: Seattle Cyclocross Season Kicks Off with Mud

    by David Queen, photos by Janet Hill In the Pacific Northwest we traditionally kick off our ‘cross season with the ASC Labor Day ‘Cross Championships in Seattle. Many cyclocross elitists have avoided this event in the past because of historically…

  • Interbike Brings Providence Cyclocross Festival to Outdoor Demo East

    SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. and PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Aug. 26, 2009 – A recent partnership between Interbike and GSD Productions ensures event attendees will see the highest level of cyclo-cross racing available in New England during Outdoor Demo East, held…

  • CyclocrossWorld to Launch Grass-Roots Club

    by Jamie Mack Cyclocrossworld riders, from the current team of Tim Johnson, Jeremy Powers and Jamey Driscoll, to past riders including Lyne Bessette, have an amazing record of wins and podiums and enjoy a top-notch crew in the pits. Now…

  • UCI Cyclocross Explained – Off-season Homework

    UCI Cyclocross Rules Explained

    Albert Einstein once said, “You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” If you’re like most of us, you don’t have much ambition to beat Page, Johnson or Trebon…

  • UCI Bans Tubeless Tires and Zertz Inserts, Considers Banning Barriers

    Note: This was one of three April Fools stories, posted on April 1, 2008. Although we would not be surprised by a ban on barriers, tubeless tire systems, Zertz, and Buzzkill are not banned. In a surprising move by the…

  • Cyclocross in the (Front Page) News

    Last weekend, cyclocross made its spring debut in Eagle, Colorado. A Friday storm brought fresh snow and a challenging drive to the race, but racers were greeted with perfect ‘cross conditions, with snow, mud and frozen tundra waiting to put…

  • Where do you shop for cyclocross gear?

    Local Bike Shop by http://flickr.com/photos/chainsawpanda/

    Where do you buy your ‘cross stuff? Sure, there are the various online channels, but do you have a local bike store that carries cyclocross bikes, tires, and knows a little about the sport? Perhaps a shop that sponsors a…

  • It’s the Off-Season…Pace Yourself, Issue 2, and Issue 1 Archives

    Unless you live in Colorado and are getting ready for Larry Grossman’s Cult Cross Series starting this weekend, it’s the off-season right? So that means not going to hard, and pacing yourself so you don’t burn out before the season…

  • The Season Not Taken – Spirit of ‘Cross Essay

    Many of us set goals for the season, follow some sort of training plan, and hope that these things lead to more ‘cross fun. Sometimes they do, sometimes they don’t. Here’s another entry to our “Spirit of ‘Cross” essay contest,…

  • Surprising Parents, Defying Human Instincts – Spirit of Cyclocross Entry

    Here’s yet another entry to our “Spirit of ‘Cross” essay contest. This one, by Scott Van Bergen, is for any junior considering trying cyclocross, and any parent hoping to inspire their child to join the fun.(View the growing list of…

  • From Rattle to Cowbell: Spirit of Cyclocross Essay Entry

    Already a fan! (photo by http://flickr.com/photos/labgp/)

    Here’s another entry to our “Spirit of ‘Cross” essay contest. This one, by Chris Chapron, is for all you new parents out there. We’ll be posting some of our entries over the next week or so. (View the growing list…

  • World’s Longest Cyclocross Race? Coming this June…

    Andreas' Mad Planning - Cyclocross Route Option #96 - Photo by flickr user bradleyolin

    Long-distance cyclist and ‘cross racer Andreas Vogel likes to ride his bike just as much as the next guy. He just likes to ride it longer than the next guy. He’s planned the world’s longest ‘cross race for this June….

  • Katie Compton Interview – Cyclocross Magazine’s Exclusive Interview

    This interview was originally published in Cyclocross Magazine’s Issue 1, November 2007. Katie Compton is the reigning national cyclocross champion, as well as the silver medalist at the 2007 UCI World Cyclocross Championships. When Katie won her first national championship…

  • Jonathan Page Interview – Cyclocross Magazine’s Exclusive Interview

    This story and interview was originally published in Cyclocross Magazine’s premier issue, Issue 1, in November 2007. February, 1999. Tilton, NH. It’s 26 degrees outside and snowing. Jonathan Page, one of the U.S.’s most promising cyclocross talents is starving, having…

  • The Print Mag Is Ready…Subscribe Today!

    We never thought this day would arrive…the day you waited so patiently for…the day we’ve worked so hard for…the day ‘cross could be enjoyed beyond just a few cold, wet months…the day the cyclocross community finally has its own magazine!…

  • U.S. National Cyclocross Championship Course Unveiled

    U.S. National Cyclocross Championship Course Tough On Competitors, Great For Spectators Kansas City, Kan (Oct. 15, 2007) – The course for the 2007 U.S. Cyclocross National Championships promises to be challenging for competitors but perfect for spectators. The nearly two-mile-long…

  • ‘Cross Goodies in Vegas

    So we’ve heard from many of you that you’re interested in bike technology, especially new equipment and what the pro’s are using, but also what’s affordable and useful for the average rider. So we combed Interbike looking for all things…

  • We want to give back – tell us how!

    So while we’re working on getting all the pieces together for our first issue, we’re trying not to lose sight of one of the reasons we’re doing this: to help grow the sport we love. We have a ton of…

  • Poll results!

    What’s your bike count? 4-5, I love em’ but… (35%, 82 Votes) 2-3, just getting started (21%, 48 Votes) 6-7, one of each kind! (19%, 45 Votes) 8+, I have a problem… (18%, 41 Votes) 1, but lookin’ for more…

  • How did you first get involved in cyclocross?

    One of our goals in starting this magazine is to help grow the sport we all love. To that end, we hope we can build awareness of ‘cross and interest people in trying it out or coming out to watch….



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