Utah Residents Page and Clouse Take National Cyclocross Titles

Utah Residents Page and Clouse Take National Cyclocross Titles

His primary sponsor bailed on him. Just as he was getting ready for the biggest races of the season. But Utah resident Jonathon Page wasn’t about to let the lack of a bike sponsor get him down. No, the no-nonsense racer scrambled, found a bike sponsor in Fuji and counted on long-standing relationships with long-standing product sponsors to get him to the start line at USA Cycling Cyclocross Elite National Championships.…

Fall Cross-Training Keeps You Sharp and Builds Strength

Fall Cross-Training Keeps You Sharp and Builds Strength

We are fortunate to have a strong cyclocross scene here in Utah run by the fine folks over at UTCX. Those races start up on October 6th this year up in Ogden. Although suffering on a cyclocross bike may not seem like much of a break from working hard on a road bike, it does offer an interesting change of pace from the road scene and a chance to incorporate some running into my cycling efforts. I believe in keeping all energy levels firing to some degree throughout the year, and cyclocross is the perfect way to exercise your top-end when your head needs a break from the road bike efforts.…

Summer is Gone but Cyclocross is Here!

What is cyclocross? Cyclocross, or ‘cross, is a mixture of running, log hopping, and road racing on a variety of surfaces including dirt, pavement, and grass all on a modified road bike with knobby tires. Besides being the fastest growing category of bicycle racing, it is also the most leg burning fun you can have on a bicycle in less than one hour.…