2017-18 Cyclocross Season Wraps Up!

The 2017-18 season has officially come to a close with a great final ride at US Cyclocross Pro Nationals in Reno, Nevada. Finishing in 8th, I checked the box of a top 10 which was my primary goal for the weekend – though a top 5 would have hit the higher mark I was shooting …

Sportful Added as Official Apparel Partner

Sportful is a relatively new brand to the US, despite a long history in Europe. They’re the apparel provider for the UCI WorldTour team, Trek Segafredo and in addition to cycling apparel, they manufacture technical clothing for nordic skiing, ski touring and trail running. Both the people at Sportful and I are excited about the …

Allen Krughoff Signs Specialized for 2017-18 Race Program

Boulder, CO โ€“ July 20th 2017 โ€“ Allen Krughoff announced today that he has signed Specialized Bicycle Components as the exclusive bike, component and accessory partner for his newly formed racing program for the 2017-18 season. Krughoff, formerly of Noosa Yoghurt and Boulder Cycle Sport Pro Cyclocross programs, will own and operate the single-rider program. …

Haute Route Rockies Review

The Haute Route Rockies was a very, very last minute endeavor for yours truly. I found myself registered for the 7 day long stage race/fondo/ride with 5 minutes before close at 4pm on Friday (ask me for the story sometime). Many texts, phone calls and favors from friends later – I had mostly sorted out …

Gravel Riding in Estes Park

The Via Bicycle Cafe Rodeo Rally, hosted by shop owner Stefano Tomasello and Phil Elsasser of Rodeo Adventure Labs, was a ride on backcountry gravel roads from Estes Park, Colorado that pushes the boundaries of rideable terrain on drop bar bikes. The route consists of a loop south on gravel and forest service roads, crossing …

Video Tour of Rebecca Gross’s Ford Transit 250 – A Pro Cyclists Camper Van

It was day 1 of the Resolution CX race in Garland, just outside of Dallas, TX. Rebecca Gross had just pulled up next to our team campย in her built out Ford 250 Transit van that she had been traveling the country in – functioning as both a team vehicle and a traveling bedroom. I asked …

The Derby City Cup On TV, Great Day Live Louisville

On Friday, I went to the Derby City Cup course early to catch up with Great Day Live in Louisville, Kentucky to promote cyclocross and the racing in store for the weekend. Here’s our segment where I spoke along with Katie Compton about the sport, how kid-friendly it is, and what people can expect for …

American World Cup Cyclocross Races 2016

The Cyclocross Stage Race of America is now complete and I’ve had a chance to catch up on a little sleep and look back on what was the toughest week of racing I’ve had in a long time. What is the Cyclocross Stage Race of America (CSRA for short), you ask? Well, it’s 5 days …