Cross Crusades – Wooden Shoe

Cross Crusades – Wooden Shoe

Man this season has flown by but I feel like the Cross Crusades races are all blurring together. I am enjoying this first year of racing and learning so much.  The last Cross Crusades race I did for the series was the Wooden Shoe race.  It is called the Wooden Shoe because it was held out at the farm that hosts the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival every year outside of

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GPCM – Washougal MX (Race #6)

GPCM – Washougal MX (Race #6)

I podiumed in Category 3 Women!  I am still doing a little happy dance, but I made a killer goal for this season in that I podiumed in three different categories in cross racing this year!  For me as a first year racer who has only been riding for three years, and with the majority of my hours being in the last 18 months, I consider this a major achievement. 

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Cyclocross Maintenance – What do you know?

Cyclocross Maintenance – What do you know?

Tips for Easy & Fast Cross Maintenance So now a month into racing cyclocross I encountered my first mud race.  Like torrential downpour mud race.  I slipped, I fell, I was a muddy mess, my bike was a disgusting muddy mess.  So when I finished my race I got in the line and hosed the old girl down to make sure she was mud free before I even went back

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Oregon Cyclocross Scene

Oregon Cyclocross Scene

Oregon has a vibrant cyclocross scene and in particular there are several series that run in the Portland metro area. Weekend Series GPCM The season kicks off with the Grand Prix series, labor day weekend.  This series is typically named after a local celebrity of the race community.  This year we’re celebrating the involvement and impact that Candi Murray has had in our race community.  Therefore the Grand Prix series

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