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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.
Katie Compton won her 13th straight and Stephen Hyde his 1st at the 2017 Cyclocross Nationals in Hartford. We take a look back at the memorable, snowy races in this 2017 Year in Review retrospective.
Last week, we walked you through how Cyclocross Nationals call-ups work. Now we report back with a points chaser’s firsthand experience.
While Mother’s Day has gotten our attention in the past, Father’s Day gets routinely neglected, undeservedly so. Yet Cyclocross Magazine wouldn’t have been started without the long-term, …
Masters racer Lee Waldman is back with another column filled with invaluable life lessons, and it’s especially timely given Steve Tilford’s recent passing today.
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.
Columnist Lee Waldman has been in a reflective mood recently, and today he weighs in today on the timely topic of being thankful and appreciating those …
Last week we pointed out that the 2017 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships schedule is missing the Junior 9-10 age group and reached out to …
Keen observers, motivated parents and youth coaches noticed that the 2017 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships schedule is missing the Junior 9-10 age group. The …
Jingle Cross 2016 by most measurements was a resounding success, with three days of top-level UCI racing, varied course conditions and a World Cup-worthy course …
The preliminary 2016 CrossVegas UCI Cyclocross World Cup start lists are out, and the United States leads all nations with a whopping 37 participants. At …
Boo Bicycles’ Nick Frey was disqualified from last weekend’s Dirty Kanza 200 for receiving outside assistance in a race that promotes neutral support. From Frey’s perspective, there’s a grey area there to be discussed. Frey wrote about his Dirty Kanza experience and we’re presenting it in full and unedited, below.