Lately, we’ve been covering the latest tech news, featuring great races, talking summer training and getting in-depth with some great racers. But we realized that with the season coming up quickly, and with cyclocross being the fastest growing field of cycling, there are a lot of new racers out there who have questions on a super basic level.
Welcome to Cyclocross Academy!
Join Coach Chris Mayhew and JBV Coaching in the Steel City for the 2019 Pittsburgh Cyclocross Clinic this Sunday, September 8. Get info on how to register.
Riders will have the chance to ride the course and learn skills from Rebecca Fahringer and Kerry Werner at the 2019 Rochester Cyclocross Skills Clinic.
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.
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.
Training for gravel events can be difficult for the time-crunched. We asked coaches for advice on training for time-limited athletes.
Should you be doing strength training as a cyclist? Ellen Foster and Kenzie Green offer advice on the why and how of weight lifting for cycling.
With the right gear, winter bike commuting can be a great way to keep riding all year ’round. We share tips for bikes, tires and gear to help your commute.
Preparation is essential for cyclocross success. Chris Mayhew looks at the Nationals course and shares advice to be ready for 2018 Nationals in Louisville.
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.
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.
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.
Junior cyclocrossers got to learn about cyclocross development and get noticed at the 2018 USAC Talent ID camp in California. Learn more about the camp.
Looking for a step-by-step breakdown of cyclocross barriers? Cycleboredom is here to help with its in-depth barrier technique video.
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.
Registration is currently open for the 2018 USA Cycling Regional Talent ID Camp hosted by Carmichael Training Systems from August 8-11 in California.
Young women cyclocross stars are in Helena, MT for the second Women’s MontanaCrossCamp run by coach Geoff Proctor. We have this year’s roster and more.
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.