Jon Severson of Monster Cross News has a history project: keeping the do-it-all monster cross tradition alive. In this Wednesday Wonderings, he shares more about what Monster Cross is.
80% rule? 35mm tire maximum? Separating junior women from U23? Chuck Hodge provides answers to these questions and more. Be prepared for Reno & beyond.
With Nationals in Reno, many West Coast Masters will want to race. We look at USAC’s points for call-ups and offer tips for getting good race scores.
700x32c, 700x40c, 700x50c tire options abound, but what does the C stand for and how do these tires compare to 29er options? We talk tire width, volume, measurements and labels.
It’s been a while since we did a Wednesday Wonderings question and answer, but Bill from Michigan, who is not a UCI racer, had a …
Gravel-specific tires and tubeless technology aren’t a failsafe against misfortune like a cut sidewall. So we started wondering, what’s the best way to avoid cutting a tire on a gravel ride?
While Jim’s question is seemingly a joke, we do get asked serious variations of this all the time. Should I get an electronic kit? Does it work better? Is electronic shifting good for cyclocross?
For a bike that’s already in the garage, there are two modifications that could help take some of the sting out of long gravel events: suspension seat posts and suspension stems.
Defining the “best” of anything is a difficult, if not impossible task. This is particularly true with cyclocross equipment choices. Still, given the important role tires play in ‘cross we often get asked the question of what the best tire is for a given rider or set of conditions.
We get many questions regarding mud tires, and a few on best wheels for mud. But we recently heard what may have been a first from Jared in Canada, who is is wondering about spokes for mud.
For this week’s Wednesday Wonderings we’re taking a look at the “must haves” and “nice to haves” when packing for a gravel race or adventure ride.
In response to the growing list of reader questions here at our offices, we’re starting a new feature called Wednesday Wonderings.