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Boulder Cup

The Boulder Cup is always a huge event.  This year was no exception, and Boulder’s Valmont Bike Park was packed with expo tents, team trucks, and drunken spectators in costumes. I’ve had bad luck at previous editions of the Boulder Cup.  In … 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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USGP Fort Collins

I have to say I had a very disappointing weekend.  I’m feeling rather apathetic about writing it up, and I don’t want to be giving excuses. I’ll be somewhat brief here and summarize my thoughts on the weekend. Day 1 … Continue reading

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USGP Preview

The US Grand Prix of Cyclocross is the de-facto national championship series.  It is the most important series on the calendar.  All the races are UCI (International) ranked, and each weekend has one C1 ranked race.  The only ranking a … Continue reading

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The Saga of CrossVegas 2012, Part 1

Note: I wanted to write the post before the race but I was just too busy working four of the six days before the race.  I’m writing this after the race and will write part 2 later in the week. … Continue reading

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Cyclocross 101

I’ve heard cyclocross referred to as “a cult within a cult”, a reference to the fact that cycling isn’t quite a mainstream sport (in the US), and that cyclocross is even more obscure.  However, the sport has been growing steadily … Continue reading

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USGP New Belgium Cup – Day 2

It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. I’m sure you’ve heard the outcome, but I’ll continue the report as usual… I had a lot of rest last week so I expected the first race to open up the … Continue reading

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