Cyclocross, Photos

CCX Nationals Photos: Friends

5 Comments 14 December 2009

I’m still processing the fact that I raced my bike when it was 28 degrees below freezing. While I process that (and schedule a doctor’s appointment to have my still-numb big toes examined -eek), I’ll distract you with a gallery of photos featuring friends and locals. Oregon represent! Mash this link to visit the ginormous [...]

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Cycling, Cyclocross

Maybe the best eBay posting ever

25 Comments 11 December 2009

My friend Matt O’Rourke just brought this to my attention: an eBay auction for an entire career’s worth of high-end cyclocross gear posted by a burned out “pro” who is dodging Nats  because of a self-described inability to ride in snow. It’s pretty choice. A few gems: “Now remember you get 5-6 sets of tubulars [...]

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Cycling, Cyclocross

Last Minute Tips for Nationals from Compton, Trebon and other Super Speedy Crossers

Comments Off 09 December 2009

I’ve been harassing super fast people for the past week with interviews for the CCX Nationals coverage that will run in the Oregonian sports section starting tomorrow. There will be content every day through Monday, so keep your eyes peeled for that. I was halfway through an interview with Katie Compton last week when we [...]

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Cycling, Cyclocross

Oh, the Sweet Sweet Cyclocross

Comments Off 08 December 2009

I figured the Oregonian wouldn’t want a piece about ‘cross this year since we did a big spread last year, but I was wrong. They called jonesing for the mud and the mayhem so we put together a little piece about the glory of going slow. Cuz really? That’s all I can speak to this [...]

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Cycling, Cyclocross

Everyone Loves Molly

11 Comments 17 November 2009

I skipped Barton. In fact, I planned to skip Barton all year. I hate that godforsaken, collar-bone mashing hunk of gravel pit. It never did anything to me personally, but I’ve never had a good race there – and in the third cyclocross race of my life (probably also the third time I’d ever ridden [...]

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Cycling, Cyclocross, Photos

SSCXWC 2009 Quick Gallery

2 Comments 09 November 2009

Wow! We were wielding the point-n-shoot yesterday and snagged a few photos along the way.  Mostly buddies and babies and a few muddy faces – none of the true shenanigans that dominated the latter half of the day. The real story will emerge in a few days when the Cyclocross Diaries is released (stay-tuned!) For [...]

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