It’s August, which means it’s officially “cross is coming” season. To kick things off the They Don’t Do That in Europe crew get together for a surprisingly entertaining conversation about rule changes. From the banning of podium bikes to the definition of artificial obstacle, this one covers it all. To read along at home, the rule changes discussed are here: www.cxhairs.com/2018/07/31/uci-issues-updated-cyclocross-rules/.
Scott Dedenbach is on Twitter at @cyclocrossnet.
Mr. David Palan is on Twitter at @mrdavidpalan.
Follow Roanoke, Virginia’s UCI CX Race, Go Cross, on Instagram at @go_cross.
And register for Go Cross at https://www.bikereg.com/gocross. Remember, women in all categories race for free!!
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Also, check out the women’s cyclocross camp Crosshairs Cycling is hosting Aug 18 at the Armed Forces Retirement Home (venue for DCCX). We have an amazing staff of coaches including Arley Kemmerer, Crystal Anthony, Rachel Rubin, Dan Chabanov and Rusty Williford who will make faster without you getting any fitter. It’s also possibly magical. Categories from junior to beginner to intermediate to advanced are available. Register here: https://www.bikereg.com/dc-womens-cx-camp.
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