Cross Reviews and News


First Look: Civilian Bicycles Vive Le Roi Cyclocross Bike

Small builder buys back his own brand and starts back up in Portland, OR with hand built steel cross bikes.

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Interbike: Six new race-ready cyclocross bikes

From budget bikes to budget breakers, there are new cyclocross offerings for every level of racer.

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Pro Bike Gallery: Jeremy Powers Focus Mares CX

National champion’s ‘cross race bike full of patriotic flare, prototype wheels, and cutting edge thru-axle technology.

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The Angry Singlespeeder: Foaming at the mouth about CrossVegas

Beer and foaming in Las Vegas: The Angry Singlespeeder throws down on over-the-line fan behavior at CrossVegas/

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Pro Bike Gallery: Katie Compton’s Trek Boone 9 fleet

U.S. national champ has disc and canti cross bike options to choose from. Find out which one she currently prefers.

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Interbike: Storck’s 14.6-pound, $14,000 T.I.X. cross bike

High-end German bike maker launches first ever cross bike (with more budget friendly options), and is making renewed push into U.S. market.

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Photo Gallery: 2014 Boulder Cup Cyclocross Race

Jeremy Powers and Katie Compton dominate at Colorado’s Valmont Bike Park.

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Interbike: 2015 Van Dessel Full Tilt Boogie cyclocross bike

Interbike: Van Dessel mixes stealth style with high performance in new Full Tilt Boogie cyclocross bike

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Announced: Rapha special edition Davis and Connie jerseys

Rapha has rolled out a host of cool and cold weather apparel pieces, highlighted by two special edition long sleeve jerseys and new pair of cyclocross specific shoes.

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First Look: 2015 BMC Crossmachine CX01

The cyclocross racer’s BMC dream has been fulfilled as BMC announced the race-ready Crossmachine CX01. It sports the company’s SLR pedigree but it is firmly suited for cross racing.

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First Look: Niner BSB 9 RDO disc-equipped ‘cross bike

Colorado-based Niner goes all in on cyclocross with a new race-ready disc-brake equipped carbon fiber steed.

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First Look: Raleigh RXC Pro Disc adds thru-axles, improves ride

Add Raleigh to the growing list of cyclocross bike makers going the way of the thru-axle. But change to its 2015 top-flight ‘crosser didn’t stop there.

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First Look: New Focus Mares CX uses “quick release” thru-axles

Using technology that could eventually pave the way for disc brakes in the professional road peloton, Focus has launched a new cyclocross rig with fast-action thru axles front and rear.

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Hot News: Felt all in with disc brakes on cyclocross bikes

California-based bike maker is joining a growing number of manufactures spec’ing disc brakes (and in some cases thru-axles) on cyclocross bikes.

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Sea Otter: Redline says goodbye to cantis, hello to thru axles for 2015

New for this year is the addition of thru axle forks on all of the carbon models. The top-of-the-line carbon Conquest Pro will be equipped with SRAM Force CX1 and full hydraulic disc brakes from SRAM.

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Video: Chris Akrigg Goes Cyclocross Crazy!

Check out this new video featuring stunt riding superstar Chris Akrigg trying his hand at cyclocross and showing everyone what a real bunny hop looks like!

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Handmade Show: Geekhouse showcases Mudville ‘cross bike

Geekhouse put together a stealth-looking version of their classic Mudville steel frame that featured HED wheels with Vittoria Cross XG Pro tires, a SRAM Force drivetrain, and Thomson components.

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Handmade Show: Lundbeck Rad Dad SS

Engineer Max Lundbeck, shows off his innovative, convertible geared or singlespeed cyclocross frame in the form of his steel Rad Dad SS build at NAHBS.

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Handmade Show: Moots “Suitcase of Courage” travel ‘cross bike

The Moots Psychlo X two-part frame joined with S&S Couplers, showcased at NAHBS and was ready for adventure, anywhere.

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Handmade Show: Alchemy showcases new gravel and ‘cross bikes with SRAM CX1

Alchemy shows off their decked out titanium ’cross bike with the new SRAM CX1 groupset and the Aithon gravel grinder bike at NAHBS.

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Handmade Show: Festka Bicycle’s Ti Mist and Root and more

Festka Bicycles in the Czech Republic shows us two new Ti bikes, The Mist and The Root. Also shown from the Art Collection are the chromed out Urban Zero and more!

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Handmade Show: The Ultimate Cyclocross Commuter? Eriksen’s Titanium Disc Brake Dyno CX

Eriksen built up this show-worthy titanium cyclocross “commuter,” complete with a Waltworks fork, internally-wired Schmidt dyno hub, and of course, SRAM Force CX1, complete with a whopping 46t X-Sync chainring.

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Handmade Show: Ritchey rolls a fattie into NAHBS with launch of new Commando fatbike

Ritchey goes back to the future with new Commando fatbike. Orgainic farmers rejoice.

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Handmade Preview: Ritchey unveils Swiss Cross Disc CX bike at NAHBS

Ritchey gives us a sneak peak at what they’ll be showing at this weekend’s North American Handmade Bicycle Show, starting with the new Swiss Cross Disc.

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First Look: Sigma Rox 10.0 GPS cycling computer

The Sigma Rox 10.0 GPS is the first of the Sigma cycling computers to integrate GPS technology. It comes equipped with a GPS receiver, route navigation and ANT+ wireless transmission technology, making it ready for your power meter or indoor trainer.

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