Cyclocross Reviews and News


Interbike: 2015 Van Dessel Full Tilt Boogie cyclocross bike

Interbike: UK-based KitBrix introduces modular gear storage and transport system at Interbike’s Outdoor Demo.

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First Look: 2015 BMC Crossmachine CX01

The cyclocross racer’s BMC dream has been fulfilled as BMC announced the race-ready Crossmachine CX01. It sports the company’s SLR pedigree but it is firmly suited for cross racing.

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Sea Otter Video: Masi CX Comp 2014

Masi’s versatile steel framed cross bike is geared toward daily commuters, gravel racers, cross riders and even the light-duty touring crowd.

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Handmade Preview: Ritchey unveils Swiss Cross Disc CX bike at NAHBS

Ritchey gives us a sneak peak at what they’ll be showing at this weekend’s North American Handmade Bicycle Show, starting with the new Swiss Cross Disc.

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Review: 2014 Specialized CruX Elite EVO Rival Disc

If you could have one – and only one – bike, the CruX Elite EVO might just be the choice.

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Video: Transition Offers Unique Take on Cyclocross and Training

While some might be surprised to see them doing a cyclocross bike, their promo video for the bike –the Rapture CX–seems like a fitting introduction.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Cyclocross – The Suck Science

It’s that time of year again. Where mud-caked mayhem and masochism come together in a sport we all lovingly refer to as cyclocross.

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How To: Make a Perfect Espresso and Capuccino

The espresso shot is the most perfect expression of coffee. And a great espresso is a cyclist’s friend as it wakes up the mind and the body and gets it ready for the cycling adventure ahead.

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How To: Five Tips To Get Ready For Cross Season

Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld’s Tim Johnson and Jamis Cyclocross Team’s Ben Jacques-Maynes know a thing or two about cyclocross. Here’s their pro advice on getting prepped for season ahead.

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2014 Schwinn Rocket 3 27.5 hardtail and Super Sport CX Gravel Grinder

Highlighted here are a couple of Schwinns that are new for 2014. The Rocket 3 is a 27.5 hardtail and the Super Sport CX is a cyclocross/gravel grinder with disc brakes.

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Ride Report: Swallowing the Dirty Kanza Half Pint

Like every other bike journalist in the world, this was the year I tried gravel grinding and the Dirty Kanza was where I did it. I’m sure they all collectively outperformed me/kicked my ass, but I had an adventure I’ll remember for perpetuity and will be back for more.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: The Swiss Army Knife of Bikes

If you could only have one bicycle, which one would it be? Is it a bike currently in your stable or is it another bike you envision but do not own yet?

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Video: Cyclocross Ballet – Sand Trap Crashing in Super Slo-Mo

Have you ever been to a ballet? I’m not ashamed to say that I have. Okay, well, maybe I’m a little ashamed. But it was the Nutcracker and it was during the holidays and I really needed to have some brownie points for an epic ride the following weekend. Festive music, colorful costumes and beautiful […]

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Ibis introduces the Hakkalugi Disc

There is nothing better than a fresh new Lugi. Just after the USGP of Cyclocross Elite men’s race in Fort Collins, Ibis officially unveiled the new Hakkalügi Disc. The bike is compatible with disc brakes, and gets some tweaked geometry, tapered headtube, press in bottom bracket, and wider chainstay’s to run fatter tires.   Ibis […]

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Kabush Begins Cyclocross Campaign at Cross Vegas

Geoff Kabush will transition to Cyclocross season beginning at Cross Vegas Scott Athlete will contest select CX races with the Scott-3Rox Racing Team Scott-3Rox racer Geoff Kabush had an amazing MTB season finishing top North American at both the Olympics (8th place) and the World Championships (18th place). Kabush will now shift his focus in […]

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Sneak Peak – Marin 2013 Mount Vision XM8 and Cortina CX

At the recent Downieville Classic Race and Festival, Mtbr was on hand to snap a few spy photos of two new 2013 models from Marin Bicycles. Shown here are the Mount Vision XM8 and the Cortina cyclocross bike with disc brakes. We will have more info on the complete line-up of new Marin bikes at […]

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On-One Dirty Disco Carbon Cyclocross Frameset

On-One Dirty Disco Carbon Cyclocross Frameset Preorder On-One’s dirty secret is finally ready! The “Dirty Disco” is On-One’s brand new disc compatible carbon cyclocross frame and already it is causing a stir on the cyclocross circuit. It’s available to pre-order now… http://titus-bikes.myshopify.com/products/on-one-dirty-disco-carbon-cyclocross-frameset-preorder An appearance with Dave Haygarth at the UK’s premier cyclocross event the Three […]

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The Hive Announces Release of the e*thirteen XCX Cyclocross and D-type Mount XC Chain Guides

The Hive announces the release of two new additions to their popular XCX series of one-by XC chain retention systems: the XCX D-type for high-direct style front derailleur mounts and the cyclocross specific XCX.CX. Already available in bottom bracket, seat tube (high and low) and E-type/S3 mounting standards, these new guides round out the complete […]

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Redline 2009 Conquest Pro Preview

By Steve Cooper Frame: R6 Double Butted Alloy Fork: Carbon Fiber With Alloy Steerer. Sram Rival shifters and derailleurs FSA Gossamer 46x36t crankset Ritchey Pro wheel set with Hutchinson Bulldog tires Available in 7 sizes The call came in Friday afternoon. “The Redline has arrived”, I repeat “the Redline has arrived”. Mostly set-up, the Conquest […]

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