Front Range Cross racing picks up again in 2010 with Boulder's Colorado Cross Classic UCI race.
Cross racing in fall is fun, so why not go suffer for an hour then hang out and drink some beer. Plus, the Mountain Flyer mobile rig will be at the race with schwag and espresso.
Mom wouldn’t have been impressed with another tattoo anyway…
The fine people of Rotorua, New Zealand brought us the 2010 edition of the Single Speed World Championships and it was everything you’d expect from the Kiwi’s.
“I tried to scrub off the dirt and mud. Some of it would't come off.... Oh, wait, those are bruises....” - Sarah Kaufmann, (Elete Nutrition) comments on her love/hate relationship with cyclocross.
OGDEN, Utah – The long Running Utah Cyclocross Series goes into its fourth week while the Sabbath Series winds up.
Wells and Miller take back to back wins for Hudz/Subaru at BCS#3 CX Race.
(Oct 24, 2010) Louisville, Colo.—536 ‘cross crazed racers showed up at the Louisville Rec Center to contest the third cyclocross race of the five race Boulder Cyclocross Series.
Jake Wells and Amanda Miller take top honors.
The always anticipated, much loved, and well-attended Blue Sky Velo Cup rolled into town at the Legendary Xilinx Campus in Longmont this past Saturday. With nearly five hundred racers tackling a fast and flowing course, there was lots of great racing, plenty of Belgium waffles, the Niwot HS Marching Band, and even a thrash metal band out in the parking lot on the back side of the course, to pump up the racers as they ripped by.
Ever crashed because you were reaching in your pocket to grab an energy gel? Well this may be the answer for you.
Mountain biking is a sport where you need to be focused all the time with your hands on the bars, making fueling more difficult than with other forms of cycling. But getting those calories is still extremely important and the more accessible your nutrition is the more it will be consumed.
MCGAFFEY, N.M. - Forget about start times, timing chips, award ceremonies and official results. It’s all about bragging rights.
Allen and Duke take beautiful Rocky Mtn Fall cyclocross victories.
(Oct 17, 2010) ESTES PARK, Colo.—DBC Events held its first cyclocross race of the season in Estes Park at the Aspen Lodge Resort and Conference Center, which provided for a very aesthetic fall venue with its rugged mountain scenery and golden leafed aspens.
DENVER, CO -Another day of beautiful fall weather greeted CX racers who rolled into Denver for Saturdays race at Thomas Jefferson High School. The folks from the International Christian Cycling Club, laid out a fun and challenging course on the mostly flat school grounds.
What we expected to be the last year of Interbike in Las Vegas. Lots of cool new products along with some expected trends.
LAS VEGAS, Nev.—Sin City, Glitter Gulch, Lost Wages: all historical and well-appropriated nicknames for Las Vegas. It’s an amusing town with great food (if you know how to get yourself off the strip and into the right places) and, well, just about anything else large sums of money can buy. Vegas is all that. But it’s not a place most cyclists have on their list of top vacation spots. Despite the obvious disconnect, for the past 12 years the Gambling Capitol of the World has played host to the United States’ premier cycling trade show: Interbike
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Securing new venues is one of the biggest challenges a cyclocross promoter has to face each season. For the last few years in Utah the venues have pretty much stayed the same but this year
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, two days of cool temperatures lead to fast racing in the local series. Utah Cyclocross puts on event number two and the Sabbath Cross series enters day 4.
Nicole Duke and Matt Shriver battle the wind, and their respective fields, to take wins at Cross at the River.
BUENA VISTA, CO- With the snow capped Collegiate Peaks as witness, a cruel fall wind battered racers throughout the day at the second annual Cross at the River race.
Grassroots Cycles of Grand Junction Brings Fun, Friends and Fund-raising into Competition
GRAND JUNCTION, COLO - Hucktoberfest, presented by Grassroots Cycles, was a fund raising benefit for the Lunch Loop Bike Park soon to open in Grand Junction Colorado.
Tostado and Kirkland defend 24 hour titles with repeat victories in the solo competition.
(Oct 9 and 10, 2010) MOAB,Utah—The Granny Gear Productions crew once again showed why the 24 Hours of Moab mountain bike race is one of the most prestigious and long living 24 hour races still going.
Yannick Eckmann and Lisa Strong take top honors on the grass at Interlocken.
BROOMFIELD, CO.-The second race in the Boulder CX Series was held on Saturday at the Inerlocken campus in Broomfield. This is always a very popular venue, as the chance to race almost entirely on grass doesn’t come around too often in the Rocky Mountains.
Ever ridden downhill for 12 hours? If not, heres your chance to do it on some world class DH trails in Angel Fire, NM.
Red Bull Final Descent is a 12-hour endurance downhill (extreme) mountain bike challenge on the gnarly terrain at Angel Fire Resort geared to sport-, expert- and pro-class mountain bike riders. The rider, duo or team to complete the most laps down the mountain in 12-hours wins their class and a grip load of prizes— an amazing weekend for spectators and riders alike.
With the Eurovan all loaded and the Let's Go Aero trailer attached we headed off to Moab, but not without a couple of stops on the way.
Trip number one in the new mobile Mountain Flyer rig is in the books. Outerbike turned out to be a great first year event drawing people from all over the country and many from Canada. I was also fortunate enough to go on a little ride called the “Whole Enchilada” in a fast “group ride” type format (kind of like a race).
SHOW LOW, ARIZ. - Arizona’s longest standing mountain bike race put another notch on the post this weekend, and over 600 people showed up to take part in the festivities.
Cam Zink claims Rampage victory with astounding 50+ foot 360 drop.
(Oct 1-3, 2010) VIRGIN, UT.—Once again the most radical and talented big mountain freeriders descended upon the desert BLM lands outside Virgin, Utah to contest the most respected and prestigious extreme event in mountain biking, the Red Bull Rampage.
Utah Cyclocross Season Kicks Off
Utah isn't well known as a strong hold for cyclocross racing but the scene in SLC is strong and has been for a lot of years now.
OCTOBER 2, 2010
Ride some of Arizona's best single track through the beautiful White Mountains of northeastern Arizona!
First Stop: Outerbike, Moab Utah.
With a credit card in hand and a pile of boxes full of Mountain Flyer schwag, Mountain Flyer's Jordan Carr has hit the road in our new - well 18-year old but new to us - VDub Eurovan. The first stop for the new ride will be Outerbike in Moab, Utah. Sept. 29 - Oct. 3.