SCPS #17-18: Santa Cross Weekend Complete!
Historic All Fixed Gear & Doggie Cross Championships of the Park!
An historic weekend of CX at Santa Cross 2011 complete! Races 17 & 18 of the SoCalCross Prestige Series Presented by Spy Optic took place in the City of Los Angeles’ largest Park… Griffith Park and sat in a quaint park in Vermont Canyon next the the Greek Theater where summer concerts take place. Please thank the City Los Angeles Dept of Recreation and Parks for allowing us to host cyclocross here.
Saturday was the SoCalCross Championships of the Park presented by Cadence including the first ever All Fixed Gear CX Race presented by Orange 20 Bikes. The All Fixed Cross race included categories for all things fixed gear, including brake-less! The race brought Champion New York Bike Messenger, Austin Horse to the line and for the top Fixie. The day also offered one-day championships for all Prestige Series categories. Moto-star Ben Bostrom (ShoAir) handled the course and took the men’s elite race. Christina Probert-Turner (The TEAM SoCalCross) showed her power and handling skills for a solid victory in the elite women’s race.
Sunday was holiday themed Day 2 of Prestige Series racing sanctioned by USAC gave riders wanting ranking points for the upcoming Cyclocross National Championships in Wisconsin in 3 weeks. It also saw the first ever Doggie Cross – we let the dogs out on this one ; ) Top Dog Podium and Best Dressed Costume prizes were awarded.
Thanks to teams for making this weekend a success: Cadence Cycling, Mudfoot, The Juice, Montrose Bike Shop and The TEAM!
Complete results and race report coming soon! Thanks for racing SoCalCross!
RACE REPORT AT: OUTSIDEALLDAY.COM
Results for both days
RESULTS FOR SCPS #17: SATURDAY’S CHAMPIONSHIPS OF THE PARK
RESULTS FOR SCPS #18 SUNDAY’S SANTA CROSS