The cyclocross season runs from September through December, following mountain bike and road season. Discover for yourself why cyclocross bikes rank among the fastest-growing segment of North American bicycle sales, and why its increasing popularity in the U.S. merited a winning bid for the first-ever world championships to be held on American soil — in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2013. Here’s a list of events to watch or compete in yourself.
Check out the Greenware U.S. Grand Prix of Cyclocross (USGP) 2010 North American Cyclocross Trophy (NACT). These are the nation’s two major cyclocross series; these events attract top riders but also offer amateur events throughout the day. Here are some amateur events near you:
For more, Cyclocross Magazine offers an extensive national calendar listing local races and clinics:
Neal Rogers is the managing editor of VeloNews Magazine and a category 3 cyclocross racer.