2012 Raleigh RX1 Cyclocross Bike
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For the past month I have been cruising around on the 2012 Raleigh RX 1.0 Women’s cyclocross bike. A good amount of people emailed and tweeted about the bike, so there must be an interest in women’s cyclocross! You can read the preview over yonder. Spec’s of the Raleigh RX 1.0 You Should Know Weight for the 56cm is 21.5 lbs The drivetrain is mostly SRAM Apex, other than TRP brakes and FSA BB30 cranks MSRP is $1,650 The colors a…

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Airborne Cyclocross Bike
BikesBlogWomen's Cycling

…Flight Crew this past spring. I was going to have the inside scoop, test ride and ride for a season a wonderful cyclocross bike that hopefully would crack open a huge “hidden nut” in the bicycle industry. A budget priced, disc brake, cyclocross bike. As a lover of cyclocross bikes for the utility and functionality, this bike fit right into my arsenal to refer friends and followers to. Why a Cyclocross Bike? Cyclocross bicycles to me d…

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Female cyclocross rider in Georgia.  Photo by Nathan Bolster.
CyclocrossEvent CoverageGuest Post

…kend planned for months…maybe longer.  This weekend I’ll be traveling to Louisville, KY for the UCI Cyclocross World Championships!  So stoked right now! This weekend in Louisville is sure to be amazing for several reasons: 1. It’s the first time that the CX World Championships has been held outside of Europe.  Last year, UCI gave Louisville a practice run with the Master’s World Championships.  The masters returned to Lou…

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NC Cyclocross
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This past Sunday I dragged myself out of bed at o’dark 30 to prep myself and brain for my first cyclocross “clinic”. At around 7 o’clock teammate and all around awesome guy, George Berger, picked me up in his little Prius and we were off into the sunrise. The goal was to get to mountains of Boone North Carolina and the Pirate Race Products Cyclocross Clinics. Walking into a cyclocross clinic I wasn’t sure what to ex…

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2012 Raleigh RX 1.0 Women's Cyclocross
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…aleigh Bicycles women’s line. Everything from 29er mountain bikes, road bikes, hybrids, more carbon and women’s cyclocross bikes. I’ve got the scope, but we can thank Raleigh’s Sally on this one. Want to know how I can tell you with 100% certainty that the bicycle industry is finally valuing women? Two things, women’s 29ers and women’s CYCLOCROSS bikes. Yes, it is old news (other news sites scooped it a couple weeks ago) but I need to…

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Airborne Delta Cyclocross
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When friend and follower Rick Vosper sent along spy photos of a new cyclocross bike he had up his Airborne Bicycles sleeve, I was impressed and excited.  I was sworn to secrecy until they finished testing it. Here’s the low down.  $1099 for a SRAM Apex equipped, custom carbon fork, disc brake cyclocross bike.  Yes, you read $1099.  Do you know how rare it is to find a cyclocross bike around $1000?   Meet the Airborne Delta CX. Now Airborne…

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Liv Brava SLR 0
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…g it, every paragraph was making me more giddy than the last. Why? Liv/giant is about to rock the women’s cyclocross world Meet the Liv/giant Brava SLR women’s cyclocross line! Two models, the Brava SLR O and Brava SLR 2 both equally stunning in their own category. Light weight, disc brakes, women’s geometry and colors that I personally find attractive. Liv/giant Brava SLR 2 MSRP: $1600     The lightest women’s-specifi…

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cyclocross
Colorado CyclingFeatured

it’s my first year living in Colorado for cyclocross and I’m starting to get excited! The calendar on BRAC (Bicycle Racing Association Colorado) is lacking links and non-sanctioned races/clinics so in my effort of research, here is what I have found for cyclocross racing in Colorado. Cross of the North 2012 – Men’s Open from Jamie Servaites on Vimeo. August 20 – Formula Four Boulder 23 – FasCat & Jeremy Po…

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Cross of the North 2013
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…positives of the race, this was my race this past Sunday. My first race of any discipline in Colorado, my first cyclocross race of the season, and my first race as a Category 3. Sure, I’m looking at most of this early season’s racing as practice and learning, but it was still a pretty brutal showing on my part. The Course at Cross of the North I strongly believe that my carbon 29er hardtail would be been better suited for tearing up t…

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North Carolina Cyclocross
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I’m officially getting pumped for the upcoming cyclocross season. Maybe it is delirium over the heat lately, or maybe the simple feeling of setting a goal for myself and really wanting to meet it? Over the years I have compiled a great list of resources for inspiration, information, tips and basic outlines of creating a training plan for the season. By no means am I recommended that any of these are replacing a dedicated coach, but it will…

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