Archive for August 2009

Let’s Get Clinical

August 27th, 2009 — 1:48pm

Before we get knee deep into the season, let’s take a look back at the August 21 cyclocross clinic with Jeremy Powers hosted by JBV Coaching and Fulcrum Coaching. I had the opportunity to track down the coaches and a handful of the attendees from the clinic to get their thoughts on what they expected […]


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Cross Clinic Odds And Ends

August 25th, 2009 — 1:37pm

Dan Tille of Fulcrum Coaching and Chris Mayhew of JBV Coaching organized an outstanding cyclocross clinic this past weekend featuring Cannondale/ rider Jeremy Powers. It was an incredible way to get focused and motivated for the upcoming season. I will be posting some interviews and lessons learned from the event in the next day or […]

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A Chat With Cyclocross Magazine’s Andrew Yee (Part II)

August 24th, 2009 — 1:54am

Welcome back to part II of our interview with Cyclocross Magazine’s Andrew Yee. If you missed part I you can read it here. We continue our discussion talking about the decision to make the magazine a full-time job and what the future holds for Cyclocross Magazine. Thanks for reading. Is CXM your full-time gig? That […]

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A Chat With Cyclocross Magazine’s Andrew Yee

August 16th, 2009 — 9:47pm

For those of us that love—and even obsess over—cyclocross, print coverage of the sport has traditionally been hard to find. Every once in awhile VeloNews would have a couple pictures, or show a couple bikes in the buyer’s guide. And Bicycling magazine would explain to us how a cyclocross bike is a great option for […]

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A Teaching Moment

August 10th, 2009 — 10:56am

Cyclocross promoters and racers for the most part get along fine. But every so often issues arise that have the two parties not seeing eye to eye. If you read the recent SpectaCross coverage posted on In The Crosshairs you are aware of one of those instances. It is far from my intent to have […]

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SpectaCross: The One With The Midway

August 9th, 2009 — 9:42pm

Funnel cake, the midway, 4-H competitions, deep-fried Twinkies on a stick and cyclocross. All staples of the state fair. At least they will be if Ken Getchell, promoter of SpectaCross, has his way. The SpectaCross cyclocross races took place July 31 and August 1 at the New Jersey State Fair. Although fields were smaller than […]

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SpectaCross: One and Done? A Chat With Ken Getchell

August 6th, 2009 — 10:03pm

The SpectaCross cyclocross and speed trials races took place July 31 and August 1 at the New Jersey State Fair. Being the only show in town this time of year, we have lots of good stuff to share. But before getting to rider interviews from this past weekend’s races we are going to start our […]

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SpectaCross Coverage

August 4th, 2009 — 8:52am

We are sifting through a slew of great interviews from the past weekend’s SpectaCross event at the New Jersey State Fair.  Should have coverage up tonight. To whet your appetite, check out the coverage on

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