For the third straight year, pro cyclocrosser Tim Johnson and a group of hard folk rode bikes from Boston to DC to raise awareness and money for People For Bikes. For the first time, the ride was not in conjunction with the Bike Summit, but rather a month later, which made for a bit more [...]
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 [...]
Today’s video is footage from the U.S. Cyclocross National Championship race for junior men 17-18, which took place January 12, 2013, in Verona, Wisconsin. In sunny but muddy conditions, Logan Owen (Team Redline) captured his eighth consecutive national championship, winning by just over two minutes. Curtis White (Hot Tubes Development Cycling Team) was second and [...]
Philadelphia’s and the nation’s premiere junkyard cyclocross race is happening December 16. Rumored to be no more, the Bilenky Junkyard Cross cannot be denied. If you want to race, pre-register here: http://www.bilenky.com/store/scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=138. If you don’t want to race, it’s still worth the trip to Philly just to watch. Truly a spectacle. Because the race conflicts with [...]
The season may have started but it is not too late to refine your skills or even jump into a race for the first time. With daylight waning and organized cyclocross practices starting to dry up, one way to give those skills a little boost going into the home stretch of your season is to [...]
It’s on! Race # 1 of the Super 8 Cyclocross Series. Check out the Tacchino Cyclocross race preview and we’ll see you at the races. 2012 Tacchino Cyclocross Course Preview from In The Crosshairs on Vimeo.
A Mid-Atlantic tradition continues this year as Jeremy Powers–pardon me, 2012 US Cyclocross Champion Jeremy Powers–returns to Maryland for the Fulcrum Coaching and JBV Coaching cyclocross clinic. While the past three years of this clinic have been nothing short of amazing, this year, with the help of the Unholy Rouleur and Squadra Coppi, promises to [...]
Several of you requested one of these videos. And who am I to say no? Enjoy.
U.S. Cyclocross Nationals took place January 4-8 near Madison, Wisconsin. When USA Cycling first announced the championships would be held in Madison, many decided not to go because it was Wisconsin in the winter. It turns out that was the wrong decision. Unseasonably warm weather and a challenging course made for some spectacular racing. No [...]
Capital Cross Classic marked the end of the MABRAcross Super 8 series. The return of this Mid-Atlantic favorite was better than ever with a new marquee course feature that gave the race a euro look and feel. The Bike Lane men and women got this one right. I had the pleasure of calling the action [...]