Category Archives: Equipment

2012 Data in Review

Every season presents unique challenges.  2012 was an interesting year for me.  I was coming off a significant injury with a broken collarbone in October 2011.  I started a new job in January, and was presented new challenges finding time … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Tires – Dugast Typhoon Review

I’m lucky enough to live in a city that has a Dugast distributor, so for the past few seasons the nearly mythical tires have been simply hanging on a hook waiting for someone to buy them.  Last year I decided … Continue reading

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Power Meters for Cyclocross

I was a bit torn on whether to use my almost new 2012 SRAM Red Quarq power meter for cyclocross this season.  Firstly, the chainrings with the hidden bolt that threads through to the crank aren’t used on the Red … Continue reading

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Colorado Cross Classic

The Cross Classic was my first UCI race back in 2010.  I was a newly minted Cat 2 and took my first opportunity to be at the start of a race with international level competition.  I finished in the mid … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Power Analysis

Now that I’ve got a few races under my belt with power data, I wanted to take some time to go over what I’ve learned and how useful I think it is.  Some of the analysis is for power data … Continue reading

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Cyclocross – Mud Tips

Yesterday I raced my first cyclocross race of the season.  The field was pretty good sized for a weeknight race in the mud, with some tough competition from Tim Allen.  We fought it out for the first two laps of … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Equipment – Wheels, Tires, and Pressure

I’ll start my in-depth cyclocross series with what is the most important, and often mis-understood, aspect of cyclocross equipment: where the rubber meets the road.  Many racers are familiar with either road or mountain bike equipment, but starting from either … Continue reading

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