Kicking Off US Cross at CompEdge (Curtis White Video)

High temperatures and a smattering of cowbells heralded a soft start to the cyclocross season in New England this weekend.

CompEdge Cross, a two-day event held in Forest Park and Blunt Park in Springfield, MA, attracted about 200 racers each day, including some top-level athletes looking to get the year’s first races into their legs. Continue reading “Kicking Off US Cross at CompEdge (Curtis White Video)”


CXHairs Goes To Le Tour (Part VII)

Editor’s Note: John Kavouris continues his exclusive coverage of the Tour for In The Crosshairs. Follow him at @JohnKavouris on Twitter and Kavouris on Instagram. All photos © 2015 John Kavouris.

Stage 7: Livarot – Fougeres (190.5km)


In light of the drama, crashes, and weather over the last few stages, I am unreasonably happy to report that stage 7 was your average, run of the mill, Tour de France sprint stage. Weather was warm but not unbearably hot, breezes were light, the course was gently undulating. With only one cat-4 climb just after the start, this is the last day for a while that the pure sprinters will have a chance at victory. Besides the TTT on Sunday, a rollingly hilly stage 13, and Champs-Élysées, the riders will be seeing a LOT of mountains in their future, and the sprinters will be seeing a lot of time in the grupetto. Continue reading “CXHairs Goes To Le Tour (Part VII)”