The month of November presents a split in the trail of the domestic cyclocross season. With Nationals fast approaching, racers are presented with a multitude of options for racing each weekend. As I surveyed the options available to me, I decided to head back to the Midwest for the Major Taylor Cross Cup on the campus of Marian University. The race provided a great opportunity for points and results in a deep field. But my biggest hope, was that the weather would be drier than the 2017 edition.
The Major Taylor Cross Cup is held just down the road from Marian University. This second year UCI event had epic conditions in 2016, and if the forecast held true, the 2017 edition was going to be just as gnarly!Read More