Cyclocross

Calm Insanity: Cyclocross 2009

6 Comments 30 October 2009

This year has been long. And really hard. I’ll just come right out and say that. Hard. I’ve worked more than I can stand to remember, with the sort of urgency that perhaps only mortgage-laden, non-salaried, self-employed folk with laid-off significant others can appreciate. It was good and hard. Really. People close to me got [...]

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Cycling, Cyclocross

The Wend Cyclocross Diaries 1-3

1 Comment 26 October 2009

A few people have mentioned that they haven’t seen the Wend Cyclocross Diary videos yet, so I decided to post episodes 1-3 here for easy access to all the racey goodness. By way of background for anyone who just tuned in – I write a little online column for Wend called the Cycling Diaries. Last [...]

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Cycling, Cyclocross

Sherwood crushes souls.

5 Comments 19 October 2009

I’m on a few major deadlines this week, so I might not be able to pull a full race report together but this is just to say – thank you. You on the hill with the screaming. You at the creek crossing with the cowbell. You in the River City tent with all that urgency. [...]

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Cycling, Cyclocross

PDXcross back at it and lookin’ sexy with a new site

Comments Off 13 September 2009

They’re baaaaa-aaaaaaack. ‘Cross season started over the weekend with Pain on the Peak and while I had to miss it due to a family obligation, I hear it was brutal, rough, and HOT. Brutal and rough are rad, so even though Hot sucks, I’m giving this race a gold star for coming out of the [...]

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Cycling, Cyclocross, Racing, Running

It’s time to run.

3 Comments 10 September 2009

Yep, that’s right. It’s cross season and all the little cycling boys and girls are getting ready to make mud pies and sprint up little hills while bicycle-toting. Besides the fact that I L-O-V-E the rain (you can throw punches at me next time you see me for saying that, but it’s true), I also [...]

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Cycling, Cyclocross

The Nationals are Coming! The Nationals are Coming!

1 Comment 23 December 2008

No, really!  The rumors have been confirmed – Bend will host Cyclocross Nationals next year! (And the year after that!) There is a really long press release about it, but I’ll cut to the chase because that’s how we like to roll ’round these parts. Tentative Dates for 2009: December 10-13 Race Director: Brad Ross [...]

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