UCI Elite Racing – Day One Video by Mark Colton/The TEAM SoCalCross
SoCalCross Presented by H2O Overdrive Rolls On… Three races down on the SoCalCross Prestige Series Event Calendar. Wow! How exciting it all is. With Krosstober-Fest our first ever UCI C2 Race Weekend in Southern California in the books, now its time for the local fun starting off this weekend as Team Velocity puts their spin on cyclocross. Join us Sunday 10.10.10 at Prado Regional Park for Velocity Cross! The park has something for everyone so bring them with you to enjoy a day in the park! Beer will be on tap as is our SocalCross Brewer’s Society competition. Go to Facebook page for current rules. Bill Gillis (Team Velocity) is leading the way with two wins so far.
Round 4 Los Angeles Cross takes place Saturday 10/16 as SoCalCross hosts a CX race at a new venue: O’Melvany Park in Granada Hills. Make it a two day Cross-MTB event with plenty of trails over both days and CORBA hosting their FAT Tire festival complete with CX race just up the road at Lake Castaic on Sunday 10.17. Rest up as Spooky Cross comes to town Saturday 10.23 in Irvine! Bring your friends, your bike and your favorite costume for the costume contest and cross race. Let’s join TEAM Duke in support of their mission to ‘Cross Out Cancer”. Special TEAM prizes will be awarded at the season finale from our friends at Ellsworth supporting the John Wayne Cancer Foundation.
The Prestige Series heads north to San Luis Obispo and the Central Coast for SLO Cross #1 at El Chorro Park Sunday 10/24 and the follow Saturday 10/30, for Kaylra Winery Cyclocrosss… a little cross, wine tasting and tri-tip BBQ!
San Diego joins the party on Halloween for ‘Storm the Beach’, hosted by 2009-10 Cross Club of the season. This one-of-a-kind cyclocross race takes place on the beach – great views of the sunset and bicycles combing the shoreline. Get your running form on for this one! That wraps up October. Are you tired yet?
Save some energy as we roll right along into November and the Peak of Cross with more UCI racing action, Long Beach Cyclocross Festival, more Central Coast action: SLO #2 in Cambria, Dirt Club Cross in Los Olivos and Convert Cross in Ventura. Then SCNCA District Championships will take place on Sunday, 11/28 at Turkey Trot Cross in Glendale! More details coming very soon!
December will start out with a new venue in North County San Diego at Cal State Univ – San Marcos on 12/4 and then 12/5 sees High Desert CX in Palmdale… one of the best CX courses on the circuit! National Championships takes SoCalCrossers to Bend, Oregon for the 2010 CX National Championships Dec 9-12th and SoCalCross Wraps up the 2010 season at Santa Cross on Sunday, 12/19.
For those who just can’t get enough, January 2011 is the SoCal Cross Fever Series: 1/9 – Mt San Antonio College in Walnut, 1/16 and 1/23. Then we wrap it up with the 2010-11 CX World Championship Party on Sunday 1/30. Details coming soon!
Southern California Prestige Series of Cyclocross is presented by: H2O Overdrive “Innovation in Hydration”