cyclocross tips for the beginner
Got a gravel bike and curious about cyclocross? Haven’t swapped out your cross bike’s gravel tires yet? Here are 7 reasons to go gravel to race cyclocross.
The start of the cyclocross season can sneak up on us. Chris McGovern takes our questions on bike maintenance and setup to help get ready for the first race.
We had more cyclocross questions for Coach Chris Mayhew. Hear his thoughts on racing your first ‘cross race, making a race schedule and of course, tubulars.
Cyclocrossers have different levels of skill and experience. We posed some questions to Coach Mayhew that might apply to your current ’cross situation.
Corey Coogan Cisek and Triple C Racing will be hosting a women’s cyclocross clinic on August 24, 2019 in Minneapolis. Get more info on how to register.
We can’t all go to camp, but you can bring some drills from Montana Cross Camp to your #crossiscoming training. We share some ideas to keep things fresh.
The 3rd annual Source Endurance Cyclocross Camp in Fort Collins, CO takes place August 17-18. Get more info on the #crossiscoming opportunity.
Chris McGovern answers our questions about the value of cyclocross-specific coaching and what you should be doing mid-summer to get ready for ‘cross season.
How can we perform better, recover faster? Christie Aschwanden reveals what works and what doesn’t in her book “Good to Go” and talks ’cross and gravel with us.
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.
When conditions get wet and muddy, staying warm and dry is essential for cyclocross success. Chris Mayhew shares some tips for dressing on race day.
Sand and mud are an essential part of cyclocross. Making it through tough sections take the right mindset and an adaptive approach, Chris Mayhew writes.
It’s tempting to go hard in between cyclcross races, but the best thing is rest and recovery. Chris Mayhew has advice for staying fresh and motivated.
The 2018 Sven-Nado cyclocross clinic in Chicago was the 3rd-annual event with Sven Nys and Sven Vanthourenhout. Take an inside look from the clinic.
Craftmanship, Consciousness, Efficacy, Flexibility, Interdependence. Lee Waldman gives advice for improving your racing by focusing on 5 states of mind.
Do more by doing less. The key to maximizing your cyclocross training and racing is maximizing your rest and sleep. Coach Chris Mayhew tells you how.
The dollar store is a great place to find inexpensive items for your bike maintenance kit. We take a look at some of the essentials you can get for a buck.
Registration is open for the 2018 Sven-Nado cyclocross clinic in Chicago. Learn more about your chance to learn from Sven Nys and Sven Vanthourenhout.
Looking for a step-by-step breakdown of cyclocross barriers? Cycleboredom is here to help with its in-depth barrier technique video.
Stuck inside? Take your cyclocross training to Zwift and still get a hard workout in. We look at intervals that can be done using the game’s features.
Winding down from your cyclocross race is key to being able to race again the next day or weekend. Chris Mayhew offers tips for your post-race routine.
‘Cross practices are a key part of getting ready for the upcoming cyclocross season. Chris Mayhew has advice on how to get the most out of your practice.
Want to develop your cyclocross technical skills or attend a ‘cross clinic this preseason? Coaches Davis, Mayhew and Maloney have advice to help.
Intervals? Endurance rides? Long Runs? What not to do? Our coaches give their advice on how best to prepare for cyclocross season in July and August.
The best way to get ready for the cyclocross preseason is to take a break. Coach Chris Mayhew describes how, when and why to take some time off the bike.
Coach Chris Mayhew provides reasons you might (and might not) want a cycling coach and how to go about finding a relationship that helps you succeed.
Chris Mayhew has covered a lot of topics for CXM Training Tuesday. Take a look through his archive for the answers to questions you might have.
You signed up for your first gravel grinder, what’s next? Coach Kata Skaggs has gear must-haves and don’t needs to help you get the most from your rough road adventure.