Cyclocross

Stanley Giveaway: Predict Who’s Going to Win the Portland USGP Races This Weekend!

12 Comments 01 December 2010

The Portland Stanley Cup is fast approaching – and it’s one of my favorite races of the year.  It’s the time when Portland racing puts on its big-kid pants and sits at the adult table for dinner. The course is taped off all proper style and semi-grumpy UCI officials line you up in the starting [...]

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Cyclocross, Full Width

How to Lose a Bike Race

14 Comments 24 November 2010

It’s Saturday, November 20, 2010 and I want to win the Oregon Cyclocross State Championships. I figure I have an outsider’s chance in hell, so why not go for it. Rumor has it the course is hilly, which doesn’t exactly suit my strengths, but if I’ve learned anything racing cyclocross it’s that anything can happen. [...]

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Cyclocross, Photos

You + Ninkrossi Cross Race = Best Saturday Ever

4 Comments 13 October 2010

Dear God, Make me a ‘cross racer. So I can drink. Lots and lots of beer. Dear God, Make me a ‘cross racer. So I can drink. Lots and lots of beer. Not just any beer, though. Amazing beer. Hoppy beer! Fantastic beer! The beer to end all beer! I’m talking about Ninkasi, of course. [...]

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Cyclocross

Stupid, Cruel and Terrible: Cyclocross Love Affair Re-ignited

11 Comments 20 September 2010

I should be running. That's the first thought that comes into my mind as my knees hit the hard wood of the footbridge. .018 seconds ago I'd been in motion and now I am stopped. I warned Peithman about this fucking bridge. I warned her that it was slippery, to watch her footing, to use caution. Wasn't I listening?

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Cycling, Cyclocross, Life

4 Degrees and Racing

4 Comments 19 December 2009

It never occurs to me not to race. Even when the dude on the line says, “It’s four degrees out ladies!” Even when the rest of the field lets out a collective shout while I force my numb brain to try to remember if I’ve ever done anything in weather this cold. Ever. What does [...]

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Cyclocross, Photos

CCX Nationals Photos

2 Comments 15 December 2009

A couple pros, a HUP United cowbell, two cutie pie little girls, a sasquatch (?) and holycrapthecutestpugcloseupever. Mash this for the super colossal king-size version (recommended): BAM.

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