Tag archive for ‘hoods’

  • Gut-Wrenching Mechanical Mondays: Hoods Up for Better Control

    Hoods up - a good 'cross position © Dave Drumm

    If you’re anything like us here at Cyclocross Magazine, you’re starting to dust off the cyclocross bike and get it into tip-top shape for fall. ’Cross bikes share many things with road bikes, but there are stark differences both in…

  • Do You See Nine Speeds in Color?

    Many cyclocrossers prefer older, non 10-speed drivetrains due to the wider spacing of the cogs for mud clearance and what some consider stronger chains. But as SRAM and Hudz’s colored brake hoods grow in popularity, style-conscious 8-speed and 9-speed ‘crossers…



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