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Iowa City’s COVID-19 stats put it in the worst metro areas in the world. Can we plan on a 2020 national championship? Yash Shahani weighs in.
CXM columnist Lee Waldman is back with his newest two-part column about his pandemic perspective on riding. Many of us could benefit from his wisdom.
Are we ready for major mountain bike races? The Mohican 100 mountain bike race is racing forward this Saturday. Ohio’s Brandon Grant opines on the risky decision.
The Mid South Gravel race drew 1400+ racers and epic muddy racing to Oklahoma, but was it a good decision by the promoter and racers? John Flack weighs in.
Cyclocross season may be over, but that doesn’t mean all two-wheel joy is over. It’s the perfect time to give back and help get more people on bikes. Brandon Grant explains how.
What a difference a day made. We dig into the 2020 Cyclocross Worlds lap times of each race and were surprised by the story they told. Have a look fpr yourself.
We’re witnessing greatness with Mathieu van der Poel, but how much do you know about the superstar? We look back at how the Flying Dutchman got his wings.
With the popularity of tubeless setups and desire to grow cyclocross participation, it is time to allow tires wider than 35mm at U.S. Cyclocross Nationals.
Bell’s Iceman Cometh Challenge is a point-to-point mountain bike race 30 years in the making. If it were founded today, would it be a mountain bike race?
Complaining will not save bike racing in the U.S. Peter Hitzeman offers ideas of how to take action at the grassroots level to rescue the sport in America.
USA Cycling’s rider rankings are used to stage call-ups at Cyclocross Nationals and local races. Jim Cochran investigates if they are calculated correctly.
Today in the U.S., there are races that matter. If you are registered, and haven’t yet, participate, don’t spectate. Reasons to vote, in bike racer speak:
Mathieu van der Poel has been utterly dominant on the ‘cross course in 2017. We look at his memorable season in our final Year in Review segment.
2017 has been a breakout year for a group of young British cyclocross stars. Tom Pidcock and Evie Richards lead an impressive group that is starring on the European mainland.
2017 was a big year for Ellen Noble, Kaitie Keough and Katie Compton, Noble has started the #bunnyhopthepatriarchy movement and there is still some way to go for equality. We look at the year in Women’s cyclocross in our Year in Review.
Two cyclocross GOATs in Jonathan Page and Todd Wells announced their retirements this year. We look back at their legacies in this Year in Review.
Ryan Trebon and Scott Tedro brought a series back to U.S. cyclocross with the US Cup-CX series. We look back at the series’ first year for this Year in Review segment.
The new World Cup Waterloo at Trek Bicycles included a new change: equal payouts for women and men. Trek’s leadership on the issue of equal pay is the latest entry in our 2017 Year in Review.
This year, we saw some wheelie interesting trends in tech. Dual wheel sizes and higher volume cyclocross tubeless tires are two shifts we saw in 2017.
The 2017 cyclocross season kicked off with bike racing at the CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin. We look back at the sand, barriers and unorthodox ‘cross bikes from the August event in our latest Year in Review.
After years of discussion, U.S. Cyclocross Nationals are moving back to December in 2018. We take a look at how the move happened in our Year in Review.
Sanne Cant dreamed of winning a world championship since she was six. At Bieles in 2017, her rainbow dream was fulfilled. Cant edged out Marianne Vos is a race for the ages. We take a look back in our year in review.
Ellen Noble achieved her Worlds podium goal with a second at the 2017 Cyclocross World Championships in Bieles, Luxembourg. We take a look back at her memorable race.