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What is cyclocross? (with the help of a drone)

Whenever I have to explain what cyclocross to people that don’t know what it is, I usually have a hard time. It’s the steeplechase of cycling, then you get the “what is steeplechase?” question. It’s a combination of running and cycling, then you get the “so it’s like a triathlon?” question. Nope, that’s not it…

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2015 Austin Cyclocross National Course Map

Hot off the press is the 2015 USA Cycling Cyclocross Nationals course map for the race coming up in January. I travel to Austin every month for work and I can attest that this will be a great venue for the race. Not to mention the weather in January is usually a complete crap shoot…

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Chris Akrigg is Chriscross

Cyclocross is awesome, the fastest growing segment of competitive cycling in the US and it’s also just plain fun! The bikes have come a long way in the last few years with many now even coming with disc brakes. Mongoose Bikes is mostly known for their rich tradition in BMX racing, but they have recently…

SRAM Force CX1

SRAM Force CX1

Today, after months of speculation and photos of pro cyclocross bikes on the secret 1.×11 setup, SRAM has officially launched their new Force CX1 1×11 drivetrain. The drivetrain is meant to be super durable, but also 205 grams lighter than the 2×11 Force group. The group is not at the very top of the line for…

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#CXNats Day 4

Day 4 action from Boulder, Colorado of the 2014 US Cyclocross National Championships. Warm weather greeted racers today with temps soaring to the low 60s in the afternoon races. Here’s a glimpse of the action:   [View the story “2014 US Cyclocross Nationals Day 4” on Storify]

#CXNats Day 3

Action from Day 3 of the 2014 US Cyclocross National Championships from Boulder, Colorado. Early morning races were faced with super strong winds and below freezing temperatures, while later in the day the winds died and temps hit the mid 40s or pretty much perfect cyclocross weather. Here’s a recap of photos from the day!…