Video: For the Love of Mud – A Film About Cyclocross

Teaser for new film captures beauty and fun of cycling's dirtiest discipline

Cyclocross Video
We’re all kids who love to play in the mud.

We’re all kids who love to play in the mud.

What was once a way for European road professionals to stay fit during the off-season, cyclocross has exploded from fringe sport to mainstream cycling discipline. Amateur race participation numbers in the U.S. are climbing and the majority of the bicycle manufacturers offer ‘cross bikes.

In the soon-to-be-released documentary, For the Love of Mud, British filmmaker Benedict Campbell explores the multi-faceted world of cyclocross. Featuring interviews with local cyclists and elite athletes, Campbell spent more than a year filming in Europe and the U.S. Full release is slated for winter 2015. In the meantime check out the trailer.

An inspiring film that captures the beauty of ‘Cross racing.

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About the author: Jeff Titone

For as long as he remembers, contributor Jeff Titone has been riding bikes. The former National Champion triathlete has such a passion for cycling that he has dedicated his career to spreading the two-wheeled gospel. A cycling industry veteran of more than twelve years, Jeff has worked for such notable brands as Cannondale, Titus, and Blackburn. Whether grinding out the miles on his road bike, shredding the Arizona desert on his mountain bike, or cruising the greenbelt on his way to work, Jeff relishes every opportunity to be in the saddle. He also has a soft spot for vintage, lugged steel road bikes and bourbon.


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