Archive for September 2010

Winchester Apple Harvest ‘Cross Preview

September 30th, 2010 — 11:06am

Winchester Apple Harvest ‘Cross takes place October 3 in Winchester, Virginia. In its second year, and first in the MABRAcross series, the Apple Harvest ‘Cross offers a nice hilly course in a scenic locale. Here is a rough outline of the course set up: We enlisted Kenny Morris of race organizer the Winchester Wheelmen to […]


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Ed Sander Masters 3/4 Helmet Cam

September 28th, 2010 — 7:42am

Ed Sander Memorial Cyclocross took place September 26 at The Lilypons Water Gardens in Adamstown, Md. In recent years the course has been slow and muddy. This year it was dry and fast. What we have for your viewing pleasure is a lap and a half of the Masters 3/4 race. The footage starts off […]

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Ed Sander Memorial Cyclocross Elite Men Interviews

September 27th, 2010 — 9:57am

Ed Sander Memorial cyclocross went down yesterday at the Lilypons Water Gardens in Adamstown, Md. Although an early shower had riders thinking it was going to be another Ed Sander slop fest, the mud and rain that defined this course in recent years never developed. Instead the precipitation served to knock down the dust and […]

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Ed Sander Memorial Cyclocross Course Preview

September 23rd, 2010 — 9:08am

Ed Sander Memorial Cyclocross, the first race in the MABRAcross series, takes place September 26. To give you an idea of what the day has in store, I sat down with Ken Woodrow, a MABRAcross technical advisor and member of Squadra Coppi, to preview the course. Ed Sander offers varying terrain and a unique take […]

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Charm City Cross Masters 3/4 Race Video (Saturday Course)

September 21st, 2010 — 2:36pm

The 2010 edition of Charm City Cyclocross included two days of gut-wrenching, chest-burning racing. The festivities kicked off early Saturday morning with a new course layout at historic Druid Hill Park in Baltimore, Md. More twists and turns than the usual set-up but no less demanding or fun. The course still included Charm City Cross landmarks such as the […]

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You Got Crashed

September 20th, 2010 — 10:33pm

The start of the Charm City Cyclocross Masters 3/4 race on Sunday, September 19, was chock full of controversy and intrigue. Helmet cams were confiscated, disqualifications for false starts were threatened and people were doing all kinds of crazy things up the road. Not having the forward-facing helmet-cam, it’s hard to say exactly how the […]

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Charm City Elite Podium Interviews

September 20th, 2010 — 10:23am

The 2010 Charm City Cyclocross took place September 18 and 19 at Druid Hill Park in Baltimore, Maryland. Presented by C3-Athletes Serving Athletes, Charm City Cyclocross has grown from the regional Mid-Atlantic kickoff race to a full-blown two-day UCI Cyclocross event. Although the C3 men and women continue to grow this race every year, they […]

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Packing For Race Day: What’s In Your Bag?

September 16th, 2010 — 1:21pm

One of the unfortunate rituals many bike racers maintain is the race-morning cycling-gear scavenger hunt. It usually goes something like this, “where did I leave my gloves … why can’t I find my helmet … have you seen my sunglasses?” Our goal today is to break you of this pre-race stresser. And it turns out […]

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Charm City Cross Race Preview

September 9th, 2010 — 9:33am

Charm City Cross goes off September 18 and 19 for a full weekend of cyclocross goodness. Always a crowd favorite, the addition of a second day of racing gives race organizers C3-Athletes Serving Athletes more latitude to tweak an already amazing course. Run it backwards? Add some new sections? Only the promoters know for sure […]

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Bill of Goods

September 3rd, 2010 — 9:31pm

The CXHairs commerce department is full up for the season. Socks, shirts, caps and stickers. All ready to make you the mackest cyclocrosser this side of Antwerp. The easiest way for you to get a hold of the good stuff is to catch me at a race. I will be at both days of Charm […]

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