Posts tagged Road to Louisville
2018 USAC Cyclocross Nationals 2.0

After two week of racing at home in Texas and Oklahoma, it was time for the Big Show. Returning to sacred ground of American Cyclocross Lore, the 2018 USAC Cyclocross National Championships v2.0 was set to take place the following week. With inclement weather on the horizon, it remained to be seen what the course would be like and who would be rising to the top step.

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2018 Ruts N Guts

Before UCI cyclocross racing came to the South Central US, there was the Southern Cross Series. With races in Waco, Dallas, and Tulsa, the series drew solid crowds of racers and offered three different courses to challenge your skills and your legs. A few years have passed but Ruts N Guts has remained as a staple event. As the last C1 race on the ProCX calendar, many top riders were making the trip to Broken Arrow to get one final tune-up before the championship races in Louisville.

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2018 Resolution Cross Cup

The Resolution Cross Cup is an event that is near and dear to my heart. It’s also near to my home and it’s an event I have been looking forward to since the Spring. The Texas Cross Syndicate has a knack for building incredible courses and this year would be no different. And even though I trained in Winters Park all Summer, it remained to be seen whether my local knowledge could translate to international results.

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2018 Major Taylor Cross Cup

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.

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2018 Cincy CX

And even though there are many differences between the Belgium and the United States, the US does have a few venues that are as iconic as they come, including the Kings course at the Cincy CX event. We haven’t raced in Mason, Ohio since 2016 but the old golf course has a storied past and is one of the great courses in the history of US cyclocross (in my opinion). Two years later and the ‘cross circuit returned to Kings for another year of racing, this time for two days…

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