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Cyclocross Magazine Issue 15, with Lawrence Malone on the cover.

Subscribe to our content-packed, authentic, authoritative, informative and entertaining print mag. It’s vastly different than our website, with much more in-depth content on riders, tech, reviews, and behind-the-scenes look at races. It’s only quarterly currently, but offers three times the content of other magazines. You can do the math, but we think at the end of four issues, you’ve gotten more content than the standard 10 issue cycling mag!

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Digital All-Access Subscriptions are available!

Get Cyclocross Magazine on your iPad, iPhone, Android phone or tablet, or even your PC! We’ve had this for a while, but haven’t promoted it well. Currently only $36 for 12 months, a digital subscription gets you instant access to archives of Issues 6-14 (a $72 value) PLUS all future issues for the next 12 months ($96 worth of print magazines for $36). This is a great option for our overseas friends who want to avoid the crazy USPS postage fees we have to pay to send each magazine. To get a free preview or subscribe instantly to Cyclocross Magazine in digital format, visit our digital subscription page on Uberflip.

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Back Copies

Issues 5-15 are all available in digital format via our uberflip digital subscription option.  See issue summaries below:



Cyclocross Magazine Back Issue Number Five

Issue 5, our Winter Issue mailed in January, and features interviews with Lars Boom, Tim Johnson, Helen Wyman and a top unicrosser, features on the Rad Racing Team, a look at the Seattle opening weekend of Star Crossed and Rad Racing GP, a heckling primer, reviews of the Giant TCX0 and Leopard CX1 and much more. Another fat one at 100 pages.

Cyclocross Magazine Back Issue Number Six

Issue 6, our Late Spring mailed in early June, and features a first-ever U.S. cyclocross history overview, interviews with all 2008 National Champions, World Champ Marianne Vos, a look back at 2009 Worlds, reviews of the Blue CXC, Bailey Miniluv, Stevens Carbon Cross Pro, a look at more ‘cross DVDs and books, and much more.

Cyclocross Magazine Issue Number Seven

Issue 7, our Early Season mag mailed in mid/late September, and features an exclusive interview with World Champ Niels Albert, a profile of newly un-retired Alison Dunlap, a look at Iron Cross and the Crossniacs club, pointers for newbies and triathletes, pedal, brake pads and brake reviews, brake set-up tips, reviews of bikes from Scott, Pedal Force, Soma Fabrications and Fuji, and much more.

Cyclocross Magazine Back Issue Number Eight

Issue 8– Print Edition Sold Out, Digital Version available, our Late Season mag mailed in January, and is perhaps our best yet. It features exclusive interviews with 2010 World Champ Zdenek Stybar and U.S. National Champ Katie Compton, along with profiles on Molly Cameron, Ali Goulet, Jeff Bahnson, and filmmaker Brian Vernor. We also featured a look back at Allez Allez Zimbabwe, we chat with a handful of UCI officials, and have a great how-to article on racing at the back with class. In tech, we have the authoritative article on fork chatter, review a slew of cyclocross wheels, play with air compressor triggers, and review the Redline Conquest Team, Ibis Hakaluggi, Focus Mares Team, Habanero Cross, and Bianchi Axis cyclocross bikes. 100 pages with three times the original content of other mags. Get instant access to the color-enhanced digital version of this issue right now with a subscription.

Cyclocross Magazine Back Issue Number Nine

Issue 9, our post-season issue, wraps up the 2009/10 season in a big way, with our annual interview with EVERY winner of the 2009 National Championships, and exclusive behind-the-scenes looks at the Tabor World Championships and the EuroCrossCamp. It also has a carbon cyclocross fork shootout with reviews of the Ritchey WCS, Alpha CX20, Edge Composites, Easton EC90X and the Seven Cycles carbon cyclocross forks. We also look at the the perfect cyclocross shifting system, with Di2-like performance. We review the Bianchi Axis, the Ellsworth Roots, the Marin Cortina and the Norco CCX SL cyclocross bikes. Plus a whole lot more in 104 pages of content-packed cyclocross goodness. Get instant access to the color-enhanced digital version of this issue right now with a subscription.

Cyclocross Magazine Issue Number Ten

Issue 10 looks ahead to the 2010 season with flair – our grassroots magazine keeps all the ’cross grit, but brings in some glamor with our first full-color issue! Sports psychologists talk about how to use your mind to overcome your body-matter, USA Cycling uses a time trial for the Nationals’ start order, coach Chris Mayhew talks race tactics based on a rider’s individual strengths, and some of the best roadies-turned-cyclocrossers out there – including Meredith Miller, Chris Jones, Laura van Gilder and Davide Frattini – look at how to harness the roadie power and put it to work on a ’cross course. Get to know Jake Wells and Kaitlin Antonneau, learn about racers who commute to events (and how they do it) and get some pointers from top cyclocross photographers so you can glorify your exploits. We also check out Monstercross, review the Vassago Fisticuff and Cinelli Zydeco bikes, go single-ringing, look at new tire options and more! Get instant access to the digital version of this issue right now with a subscription.

Cyclocross Magazine Back Issue Number Eleven

Issue 11, our 2010/2011 mid-season installment, had many readers asking how many “best-ever” issues are possible. Well, in theory, all of them (and thanks!). We bring a rare look at Greg LeMond and learn about his soft spot for ’cross – and the course he’s built on his land; Hunter Allen shows how to use a power meter for our sport; and BikeSnobNYC upgrades us all to Cyclocross 2.0. We also take a hut-to-hut trip around Oregon’s Mt Hood, look at how much rubbing is just part of racing, compare the North American and Euro cyclocross scenes, learn about bunny hopping, and meet Barry Wicks and Klaas Vantournout. Tech reviews include a long-fingered glove roundup, an assessment of sunglasses (prescription and otherwise), and reviews of the Boo CX, Slingshot DD-X, Specialized Crux Comp and Van Dessel Full Tilt Boogie. Get instant access to the digital version of this issue right now with a subscription.

Cyclocross Magazine Back Issue Number Twelve

Issue 12, our late-season issue, follows cyclocross from its sprouting grass roots in Indianapolis all the way to the sport’s top stage, where we bring you exclusive access to Katie Compton’s Worlds whirlwind. We also present profiles of each and every US national champion for the fourth straight year, and add a gorgeous photo gallery by Joe Sales. Features on Jeremy Powers and Nikki Harris celebrate their breakthrough seasons, Colin Reuter of explores the competitive nature, and 70-year-old Roland Hurtecant shows that cyclocross isn’t just for the mud and fields as he relives his ride from Belgium through the Sahara to Algeria. Mechanics reveal must-do maintenance tips; tech reviews include the Cannondale Super-X, All City Nature Boy, Fuji Altamira CX 1.0 and Stan’s NoTubes A340 Comp wheels; and we show how to build an aerobic base to prepare for the upcoming season. Get instant access to the digital version of this issue, complete with 20 bonus photo pages, right now with a subscription.

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Issue 13, which mailed in July, 2011, brings a New England flavor to our summer edition with a feature on the Jericho, Vermont, standouts Amy Dombroski, Jamey Driscoll and Lea Davison; a profile of Tom Stevens, the “Christo of American Cyclocross”; and a report on a spring camp for Juniors in Northmapton, Massachusetts. We put a 16-year-old on the cover with some bold words: Could Logan Owen in fact be “The Next Nys?” Other features include a look at Czech champ Katerina Nash and her “Murder Yourself Mentality,” an analysis of the growth of the sport and an in-depth look at the history of ’cross tires. On the tech side, CXM Labs gets in the mud to see if deep-section wheels provide any advantage, pro wrench Daimo Shanks reveals how to keep your various bearings in working order, and we give a primer on tire pressure in our Newbie Nook. Reviews include the Ridley X-Fire, Airborne Delta, Viner Perfecta Cross and Nine-Gs wheels, and Christine Vardaros and Erik Tonkin check in with columns.Get instant access to the digital version of this issue right now with a subscription.

Cyclocross Magazine Back Issue Number Fourteen

Issue 14 launches us into the 2011/2012 early season in style. This year’s big news is the “Euro Invasion,” as riders cross the Atlantic in search of early UCI points – and some even hang around for the whole year. We profile the whole lot, and celebrate the States’ status as a cyclocross destination for the world’s best. We also profile Niki Dallaire’s “Irrepressible Spirit” after she bounces back from a life-threatening injury and Linda Sone, who balances a challenging job as a firefighter with mixing it up at the front of Elite cyclocross races; we turn the lens on three seminal cyclocross filmmakers; and we bring the popular CX Comic to print for the first time. Cyclocross stalwart Bart Bowen teaches us the mount/dismount, chiropractor and coach Seth Hosmer brings us a great foam roller routine to maintain our bodies all season long, and CXM Labs quantifies the braking power of different setups and launches the “Cheap Bike” project. Experience the Green Mountain Double Century in Photos, and learn how heat acclimation can make you faster – in hot or cold conditions. Reviews include the Raleigh Hodala with Gates Carbon Drive, Traitor Crusade SS and Skuut kids bike; TRP’s and 324 Labs’ hydraulic disc brake adapters; and wheels from Cole, Zipp and Rolf.

Cyclocross Magazine Back Issue Number Fifteen

Issue 15 looks at the past and present of American cyclocross. Some highlights:

-Exclusive profile of our first national champion and cover boy, Laurence Malone, who won the first five editions of Nats from 1976-1980
-The story of the McCormack brothers, Frank and Mark, who defined the sport in this country for a decade.
-A contemporary grassroots American cyclocross story, set on an airstrip in Central Idaho.
-A look back at Swiss Cross and a country that dominated our sport in the late 1970s and early ’80s.
-Profile of up-and-coming Belgian Tom Meeusen by Christine Vardaros and her own report on the pro life
-Working man Canadian Aaron Schooler profile

-Crash your ‘cross bike
-Ride off-cambers
-Build and race a singlespeed.

-Weight weenie confessions and tests
-Mechanical disc brake tests and overview
-Reviews: the Redline Carbon Conquest Team, Ritchey Swiss Cross, Raleigh Roper and Moots RSL Psychlo X.
-More updates on racing Issue 14’s Cheap Bike

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Issue 16 wraps up the 2011/2012 season and mails late February, 2012.

Highlights include:
This is our most photo heavy issue yet, and we feature events worthy of the extra shots. We encapsulate Nationals, Worlds and Masters Worlds in Louisville in words and lots of images, as well as a profile of cyclocross in Japan and a colorful look back at San Francisco’s rendition of SSCXWC.

-Annual Awards! The Editors and Readers have spoken
-More from Worlds: We look at Daphny van den Brand’s last ride
-A more philosophical look at cyclocross and “reading” the terrain
-Chiropractic advice on how to keep a healthy frame and avoid “’cross back”
-What’s the best intro to cyclocross? Check out: “BMX, the Gateway to Cyclocross”
-Reviews: Fondriest RC6C, Focus Mares CX 3, TRP CX 8.4 brakes, Shimano CX70 cyclocross components