Zdenek Stybar UCI World Cyclocross Champion For 3rd Time

02-Feb-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Zdenek Stybar and Belgian rider Sven Nys battled like prize fighters in the UCI World Cyclocross Championship on Sunday, going blow for blow with each passing lap, taking advantage of their strengths in various parts of the course, and refusing to give up despite crashes and fatigue. Stybar — who animated the race immediately and … [Read more...]

Cycling “logic”… The Ultimate List by System Six

When we say "clipless" shoes, we of course mean ones that have clips The derailleur keeps the chain from derailing Not only can you get dropped from a no-drop ride, but when you do the pack will wait up ahead so you can get dropped over and over again Hills are like the weather, everybody complains, but nobody does anything about it The laziest person in the pack is often the best … [Read more...]

Cross After Dark Series Heads to Final Race

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CXLA Hosts a Repeat Battle for Overall Men’s Title The nationwide Cross After Dark cyclocross series winds up in downtown Los Angeles next Saturday after a season long battle between the top racers in the U.S. Racers will be competing “under the lights” in the heart of Los Angeles at Los Angeles State Historic Park just north of downtown. Racers from across the country will be … [Read more...]

Providence Rings True with Legendary Cowbell Maker

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Cyclo-cross Event Helps Bevin Brothers Rise from Ashes After Fire PROVIDENCE, R.I (September 25, 2012). - In cyclo-cross there is one piece of equipment nearly as essential as the bike: the cowbell. This raucous fan base typically has gloved hands for this cold-weather sport. So the cowbell became essential. Dating back to the famous Super Cup series, cyclo-cross promoters often decorated … [Read more...]

Cyclocross Is Fun, Right?

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So tonight I was one of the so-called lucky ones and got myself a starting bib (#57 out of 158) for the CrossVegas race during Interbike week. After a not so long 5 hour drive leaving at a very early 4:30am, and then spending the better part of the day on my feet at the trade show. I arrived at the race venue sleep deprived and with pretty dead legs. But not to be deterred by excuses I showed … [Read more...]

Women’s Title Up for Grabs, Handicapping the Clif Bar CrossVegas Field

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All bets will be off when the elite field of women’s cyclocrossers lines up for the crankbrothers ladylucx race at Clif Bar CrossVegas in Las Vegas, Nev. on Wednesday September 19. With no returning winner on the start line, bragging rights for the champion of the biggest cross race outside of Europe are up for grabs. 2010 and 2011 CrossVegas winner Katerina Nash of the LUNA Chix Team plans … [Read more...]

Cyclocross to Debut at Sea Otter Classic 2012

Growing racing category will join next April's cycling festival MONTEREY, Calif. - November 10, 2011 - Cyclocross racing is breaking away from the cold, wet days of fall and winter to debut at next spring's Sea Otter Classic, a four-day "Celebration of Cycling", scheduled to take place April 19-22, 2012 in Monterey, California's Laguna Seca Recreation Area. "During the last few years, … [Read more...]

Spooky Cross Haunts Hidden Valley Park This Weekend

This weekend, Irvine’s Hidden Valley Park plays host to Spooky Cross Weekend, California’s premier cyclocross event and the finale of Cross After Dark UCI night race series. In addition to nearly 1,000 amateur competitors, the elite professional men and women’s fields are loaded with world-class talent. The series overall win will be a race to the finish line. Early series races … [Read more...]

Exergy Named New Title Sponsor of USGP Series

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(Louisville, KY -September 22, 2011) - The organizers of the US Gran Prix of Cyclocross, the largest and most prestigious cyclocross series in America, today announced Exergy Development Group as the new title sponsor for the series. Based in Boise, Idaho Exergy's primary focus is utility -scale renewable energy facilities that are innovative while being socially and environmentally … [Read more...]

Professional Cycling Heads to the Midwest- Top Riders Announced for Race in University City, MO

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo., Sept. 19, 2011- Following the launch of the International professional cyclocross season in Las Vegas, the top athletes in the sport are preparing to compete at the inaugural Gateway Cross Cup, Wednesday, September 21st at Heman Park in University City, Missouri. A first for the region, athletes from across the United States and Europe will be competing for prize money and … [Read more...]