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To Race or Not to Race: Training for Cyclocross in the Summer

In Issue 27, Michael van den Ham looked inward to strike the balance that we must all find before cycling begins to feel more like …

Training for Cyclocross – An Off-Season Plan for a Strong Next Season

Done for the season? Put on a few extra pounds? Want to race better next year? While some of you may be hitting the trails …

Training for Cyclocross: How to Peak for the Big Race

With the 2010 Cyclocross National Championships registration now open, it’s the perfect time to think about training specifically for the big event or another goal …

Training for Cyclocross – An Off-Season Plan for a Strong Next Season

Done for the season? Put on a few holiday pounds? Want to race better next year? In this fourth installment of our Training for Cyclocross …

Need Motivation to Start Training for Cyclocross? CX Pros Dominant at Teva Games

The other day we highlighted some of the recent road racing exploits of Euro ‘cross specialists as they get ready for the season that’s still …

Technique Tuesday: Learn to Slip and Slide by Riding in the Snow this Winter

Embracing the winter wonderland and riding in the snow can help improve your bike handling and beat the winter blues with these snow ‘cross ideas.

Tire Check: 2018 Pan-American Championships Front Row Brands and Treads

The front rows of the UCI-categories provide a snapshot of brands and treads riders are using. We look at the tread and brand choices at the 2018 Pan-Ams.

Lee Waldman: Mountain Bike Your Way to Cyclocross Handling Confidence

Lee Waldman’s column returns with a look at the benefits of short track and endurance mountain bike racing for cyclocross bike handling skills.

2017 Montana Cross Camp Interview: Magnus Sheffield – Updated

Magnus Sheffield of Pittsford, NY splits time between skiing, ‘cross and triathlons. We caught up with him at Montana Cross Camp to learn how he balances it all.

Book Review: “Rainbows in the Mud” Seeks to Tell the Story of Cyclocross

British writer Paul Maunder seeks to tell the story of cyclocross in Rainbows in the Mud using characters and the classic races of Europe. Read our review.

Interview: Gage Hecht on Second at U23 Road Nats and Using Road Racing to Train for ’Cross

Gage Hecht took second in the U23 Nationals Road Race in Louisville. We talked to Gage about that race and using road racing to train for ‘cross.

Rumors & Rumblings: White and Noble Shine at North Star GP, Van Aert Gets Sprint Revenge and More

CX stars were busy this week. White and Noble starred in MN, Van Aert got sprint revenge on Van der Poel and Nash and Kabush won unorthodox mountain bike events in Bend and Carson City.

The Hidden Reason Why Wednesday Night Worlds Should Never End…Especially for Guys

Your Wednesday Night Worlds or weekly ‘cross practice seems so like so long ago, but there’s growing research to suggest it should never end…at least for guys.

Technique Tuesday: Adam Myerson’s Major Training Intervals for Cyclocross

Sprints If you think about ’cross in terms of constantly varying power outputs at a steady threshold heart rate, then try to think about what …

Cateye Volt 700: 2015 Editors’ Award for Best Light

With limited hours of daylight in the fall, sometimes training for cyclocross during the week requires some inventiveness and a dependable light. We continue our 2015 Editors’ Choice Awards with our pick for the Best Light, won by Cateye’s Volt 700.

Insider Course Details and Tune-Up Workouts for the 2015 US Cyclocross National Championships in Austin, Texas-Carmichael Training Systems

  While speaking with famed course designer Pete Webber, Carmichael Training Systems Coach Josh Whitmore examined the features and nuances of Zilker Park, host site …

Catching Up with ’Crosser Crystal Anthony

We caught up with Crystal Anthony, who stormed her way through the 2013 ’cross season, ending with a fourth place spot at Nationals, and a …

How To Train For Cyclocross — ’Cross Continuing Education

One of the beauties of cyclocross is the relatively small training time commitment. ’Cross is a 60 minute (or less) affair. With such a short …

Why You Should Attend (or Host) a Pre-Season Cyclocross Clinic: How To

Summer: a time to relax, have barbeques, hit the beach, and … get ready for cyclocross season. If you finished last season feeling like your …

Training Tuesday: Matt Fitzgerald Talks Off-Season Weight Loss

by Molly Hurford It’s the off-season for most, the beginning of road season for some, and for a good chunk (pun intended) of racers, now …

It’s Always A Good Day To Ride: Progress; And Why ’Cross Is So Much More Fun Than Crits

It’s summer in Wisconsin, and that means a lot of criterium racing. We’re fortunate to have two race series here, and as a teacher I have a bit of time in the summer to race.

The result of all the racing is that I’m definitely making progress in my recovery. I’ve felt progressively stronger as the summer has gone on. I don’t think I’ll ever be the rider I was before the crash, but I have become a different rider.

This Week on Cyclocross Magazine: July 25

Want to know what to look for on Cyclocross Magazine this week? Worried you might have missed something last week? Fear not, because we’ve got it all mapped out for you. Every Monday, we have a preview of what’s in store for the week, and we’ll let you know about some of the great articles that you might have missed last week. If there’s any story you’d like us to cover, any burning question you want answered, or any cool racer you’d like to hear from, let us know! Leave messages in the comments, find me on the Cowbell Forums or email molly [at] cxmagazine.com.

This Week on Cyclocross Magazine: July 18

Want to know what to look for on Cyclocross Magazine this week? Worried you might have missed something last week? Fear not, because we’ve got it all mapped out for you. Every Monday, we have a preview of what’s in store for the week, and we’ll let you know about some of the great articles that you might have missed last week. If there’s any story you’d like us to cover, any burning question you want answered, or any cool racer you’d like to hear from, let us know! Leave messages in the comments, find me on the Cowbell Forums or email molly [at] cxmagazine.com.

Cyclocross Magazine’s Fantasy Tour Update – Stage 3

It’s been three stages since our Fantasy Tour de France league for cyclocrossers kicked off, and if you haven’t yet, head on over to our Cowbell Forums to share your team, see latest league updates and talk trash. After a dominant two days by MJBikes, CrimsonPlanet has taken the lead with a stellar Stage 3, and sits ahead of Kris’ team Lucas and MJBikes. Crimson Planet also happens to be sitting in 35th of over 11,000 teams overall at velogames.com.

This Week on Cyclocross Magazine: June 27

Want to know what to look for on Cyclocross Magazine this week? Worried you might have missed something last week? Fear not, because we’ve got it all mapped out for you. Every Monday, we have a preview of what’s in store for the week, and we’ll let you know about some of the great articles that you might have missed last week. If there’s any story you’d like us to cover, any burning question you want answered, or any cool racer you’d like to hear from, let us know! Leave messages in the comments, find me on the Cowbell Forums or email molly [at] cxmagazine.com.

This Week on Cyclocross Magazine: June 20

Want to know what to look for on Cyclocross Magazine this week? Worried you might have missed something last week? Fear not, because we’ve got it all mapped out for you. Every Monday, we have a preview of what’s in store for the week, and we’ll let you know about some of the great articles that you might have missed last week. If there’s any story you’d like us to cover, any burning question you want answered, or any cool racer you’d like to hear from, let us know! Leave messages in the comments, find me on the Cowbell Forums or email molly [at] cxmagazine.com.

Training Tuesday: Building a Base in the Off-Season

June is here in just a week, and September and racing season are not too far behind. If you haven’t started coming up with a plan for the season, now is the time to start. We have a great article here by USAC Level 2 coach Mike Birner about how to start the season strong by building a good base over the summer. Birner believes that, “Base period should be about building the ‘engine,'” and following his advice will get you one high-horsepower motor!

Riding the Night Train – Tips and Tricks for Cyclocross Training at Night

by Dr. Clifford Lee Days are shorter and our lives are busy. How does training time fit in to a day with already too few …

Tough Love Cyclocross Training with a Personal Trainer

Yesterday we brought you Michael Birner’s article on planning your pre-season training for cyclocross. But putting it all together is easier said than done. Perhaps …

New Product Spotlight: Bar Mitts

After a pause, our New Product Spotlight is back. In each Spotlight we we bring you info on new cyclocross-relevant products that have just been …

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