A one year reprieve by the UCI on its controversial rule 1.2.019 was announced today. The rule prohibits all UCI licensed riders from competing in events not sanctioned by a national federation. The stepped up enforcement of the rule would have an adverse effect on riders, fans and organizers of several popular mountainbike and cyclocross [...]
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I went to Twitter the other day (follow me @cxhairs!!) to get some movie recommendations. And Twitter responded with some great suggestions. You may be asking, “Isn’t this supposed to be a cycling website? What does this have to do with cyclocross?” Easy answer: Nothing. However, the recommendations I received all came from cyclists. So [...]
Hot off the presses, here is the latest dispatch from USA Cycling on upgrades. Read it, learn it, know it. The entire 2013 rulebook is available here: 2013 USA Cycling Rule Book. USA Cycling revises cyclo-cross upgrade criteria Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 20, 2013) – USA Cycling on Wednesday announced that it has amended rule 1E6, which [...]
Today, USA Cycling announced a new program as part of its “ongoing commitment to clean sport.” The program is called “RaceClean.” It’s worth a read. That name is trademarked, by the way, so if you want to start your own clean racing program (or produce RaceClean merch), come up with your own name, buddy. Snarkiness [...]
UCI has announced its 2013-2014 Cyclocross Schedule. Here is the schedule with contact info and websites from the UCI site. Original is here. 2013-2014 Calendar – Cyclo-Cross All Competitions Date Event Venue Ctry Class ME MU MJ WE 7.9.13 Nittany Lion Cross Breiningsville PA USA C2 ME WE 8.9.13 Nittany Lion Cross Breiningsville [...]
@AnonCX was at CXNats. Did you see him? Have You Seen Him? from In The Crosshairs on Vimeo.
New for 2013 USA Cycling rule change: 1E6: Category 5 established for men in cyclo-cross and upgrade system changed to resemble the road more. There will be voluntary upgrades and mandatory upgrades based on points. Cat 5 to Cat 4 upgrade by experience only. Full upgrade section with new rule changes: 1E6. Cyclo-cross Upgrades and [...]
This just in from USA Cycling: Beginning in 2013, USA Cycling will enact the following changes as it relates to upgrades to road and cyclo-cross licenses. Cyclo-cross upgrades The Cyclo-cross upgrade section was rewritten to more closely match the road. There are two ways to upgrade, voluntary and mandatory. The number of points is now [...]
At this season’s Fulcrum Coaching and JBV Coaching DC Cyclocross Clinic, Jeremy Powers gave us a box of Cat’s Tongue Towels to hand out as premes and giveaways at Super 8 races. After dutifully giving away the contents of the box I mistakenly believed I hadn’t kept any for myself. As it turns out, I [...]
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