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The Southern California Prestige Series of Cyclocross was formed in 2005 by an informal association of  cycling clubs motivated to become the premier cyclocross series across Southern California and the nation! The Prestige Series will host 18 races over 15 weekends from of racing from San Diego to San Luis Obispo - September 2012 to January 2013.

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post: SoCalCross FEVER & SEASON FINALE!
Feb 06, 2014

Cross Fever race #4 and season finale completes the season!

Things went askew for the last race of the season as the SoCalCross Crazies got together for one more race in the Southern California Cyclocross season.  150 racers came to celebrate the end of the 2013-14 season and the course made sure everyone remembered… physically [...]

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post: SoCalCross FEVER SERIES STANDINGS
Jan 18, 2014

As we hit the finale at SoCal Cross Fever – top 3 receive special prizes next week at Series Worlds Finale – Pierce College January 26th. Here is the latest series standings counting Saturday races Cross into 2014 and Hart Park and Peloton Cross. If [...]

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post: CX NATIONALS ARE HERE!
Jan 07, 2014

Stay up to date!

Let’s get excited with a slew of SoCalCrossers heading to CX National Championships in Boulder, CO! STAY UP TO DATE on CX Nationals 2014 Facebook Page on FACEBOOK STAY UP TO DATE on SoCalCrossers at CX Nationals Page on FACEBOOK LET’S GO SOCAL!!! WIN ONE… [...]

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post: Latest SoCalCross News
Jan 07, 2014

SHOWDOWN WEEKEND A TIE!!!!! ... well sort of

Photos and details coming later today! For now results!

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post: Latest SoCalCross News!
Jan 02, 2014

Nor Cal vs So Cal…the race is ON!

Nor Cal vs So Cal…the race is ON! Crossers from around the state will be converging on Bakersfield this weekend Jan 4th and 5th for the 4th Annual Nor Cal vs So Cal State Cross Championships and round 2 of the SoCalCross Fever Series. Bragging [...]

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post: Report: Cross Fever #1 & SCNCA Championships
Jan 02, 2014

Four-letter words were flying during the last doubleheader weekend of 2013 CX racing in SoCal. And hats. And awnings. Small children and pets. Not to mention much of the course. The story at Lake Irvine was W.I.N.D.  It was typical fun in the sun on Saturday during [...]

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post: LATEST SOCALCROSS NEWS:
Dec 20, 2013

Race Report: Santa 'Cross, SCPS # 17-18 by Phil Beckman

Race Report: Santa ‘Cross, SCPS # 17-18 by Phil Beckman PB Creative Competitors at the SoCalCross Prestige Series finale logged almost as many ups and downs as Olde Saint Nick will in just a few days. All weekend long, Santa ‘Cross was about spiraling higher [...]

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post: SANTA CROSS WEEKEND-PRESTIGE SERIES FINALE
Dec 16, 2013

WEEKEND & OVERALL SERIES RESULTS

Thank you to all who have been a part of the SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES 2013!  It has been 12 weekends of cyclocross racing all coming down to Santa Cross Weekend to determine the winners! YOUTH AGE 6-9 GIRLS CHAMPION: Aria Turner YOUTH AGE 6-9 BOYS [...]

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post: CXLA Cross After Dark Weekend Report!
Dec 01, 2013

Words and images by Philip Beckman/PB Creative

Fast and Faster at CXLA! Nov. 30/Dec. 1, 2013, Los Angeles, Calif. Words and images by Philip Beckman/PB Creative. It’s not often that road race tactics come into play at UCI cyclocross events, but then again, it’s not often that UCI events take place in Southern [...]

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post: Happy Turkey Day and don’t miss… CXLA Weekend!
Nov 27, 2013

UCI CXLA Cross After Dark coming to Los Angeles State Historic Park 11.30 to 12.1!

UCI CXLA Cross After Dark coming to Los Angeles State Historic Park 11.30 to 12.1! Don’t miss the fun as the SoCalCross brings you UCI internationally sanctioned elite Women Men and Junior Men main events this weekend bringing to LA some of the best cyclocross [...]

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post: Race Report Long Beach CX Weekend
Nov 21, 2013

GRITTERS MAKES IT A DOUBLE AT LONG BEACH

By Philip Beckman/PB Creative and Kenneth Hill/Light and Shadows Photography The only thing that might stop Brandon Gritters this season is a banana daiquiri. The defending SoCalSeries Men’s Elite A champion captured two more victories during Long Beach CX Weekend, making it seven out of [...]

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post: RACE REPORT: Udo Cross!
Nov 14, 2013

By Phil Beckman - PBcreative

Udo Cross presented by SPY Optic was a day to remember. Mostly, it was a day dedicated to the memory of a fallen comrade, tragically taken from his family and the cycling community in a traffic accident in early August. This race was a tribute to [...]

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post: El Monte RV Partners with SoCalCross 2013-14 Season!
Nov 08, 2013

We want to welcome El Monte RV as our Travel Partner for the 2013-14 SoCalCross Season providing package discounts for our racers!  Check it out!

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post: RACE REPORT: SLO Cross Weekend
Nov 08, 2013

SAN LUIS OBISPO

Words and photos by Kenneth Hill/Light and Shadows Photography. – SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES round seven on Saturday of SLO Cross Weekend in San Luis Obispo was considered an “off” weekend by many. The first third of the season had been conducted at an intense pace, and considering [...]

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post: SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES Leaders Board
Oct 24, 2013

PRESENTED BY VOLER TEAM APPAREL!

The 2013 SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES Leaderboard presented by Voler awards weekly jerseys and overall prizelist in over 20 categories from Youth to Masters brings you 4 races down and several more to go!  The PRESTIGE SERIES Finale is Set for Sunday December 15th at the [...]

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post: SCPS4 RACE REPORT… PACIFICA CROSSFEST 2013
Oct 23, 2013

REPORT BY PHIL BECKMAN, PBCREATIVE

RACE REPORT: PACIFICA CROSSFEST OCT. 19, 2013, Camarillo, Calif. Words and images by Philip Beckman/PB Creative. “Variety is the spice of life.” Credit one William Cowper for this age-old adage. Bill the poet would have liked the Pacifica Crossfest, had he not expired in April of [...]

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post: CX at Vail Lake REPORT & RESULTS!
Oct 16, 2013

REPORT BY PHIL BECKMAN, PBCREATIVE

The third round of the 2013-14 SoCalCross Prestige Series was cool. Not cool in the meteorological meaning of the word, although it was that. “Refreshingly comfortable,” even. More appropriate, perhaps, this event was cool in an aging hippy, sang-froid, wry-smile-and-slight-head-bob sort of way. Never before [...]

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post: SCPS#1: RACE REPORT CX Season Kicks Off with Rally ‘Cross!
Oct 01, 2013

RACE REPORT BY PHIL BECKMAN... PBCREATIVEONLINE.COM

Hallelujah. More than 500 of Southern California’s cyclocross faithful made a pilgrimage to Los Angeles State Historic Park the last weekend of September to celebrate the spirit of the sport and worship in the house of hurt. It marked a day on the calendar that’s [...]

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post: The 2013 SoCalCross Happy Hour Tour Rolls On!
Sep 03, 2013

Nicole Duke & Ben Berden guests of honor in LA!

SoCalCross has a number of pre-season events going on now, one of which was the “Pedal ‘Cross Mulholland: 10-Speed Grinder” that took place yesterday. It staged in Calabasas at Pedalers Fork restaurant/bike shop and 10-Speed Coffee. Nice place, under bike-friendly ownership, obviously. About 60 riders [...]

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post: SoCalCross Prestige Series 2013-14
Jul 22, 2013

Season kicks off September 28-29th in Downtown Los Angeles

THE SCHEDULE!!! REGISTRATION IS OPEN – CLICK HERE! The SoCalCross Prestige Series 2013-14 season will soon return for its 8th year with a full schedule of exciting events beginning in late September and running into January of 2014. We’ll be touching down at a wide [...]

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post: Be a part of SoCalCross 2013-14
Mar 22, 2013

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: Dot@SoCalCross.org

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post: SOCALCROSS SEASON ON THE LINE AT THE PRESTIGE SERIES FINALE
Jan 03, 2013

Championships to be decided Sunday, January 6th.

After 17 events in the span of less than four months, it all comes down to this: the 2012-13 SoCalCross Prestige Series Finale. On Sunday, January 6th, season championships will be awarded in 22 categories at Pierce College in Woodland Hills. This event carries considerable [...]

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post: Thanks for racing this epic 2012-13 season @SoCalCross!
Jan 01, 2013

Time to select the Best of SoCalCross!

Thanks for racing this epic 2012-13 season @SoCalCross!  With two races to go to determine our overall Series Champions: Cross into 2013 – Sunday, Dec 30th and the Prestige Series Finale – Sunday, January 6th, it’s time to submit your favorite photos and videos of [...]

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post: Cross Into 2013 at the Baja Beach Club near Irvine Lake
Dec 27, 2012

All New Venue for SoCalCross for Round 17

The crime: one cup of hot chocolate with whipped cream. The time: return gifts for an hour and a half. The crime: two large, iced gingerbread men. The time: take down outdoor Christmas lights for an hour. The crime: inhaling a turkey dinner with sweet [...]

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post: SoCalCross – The final stretch home.
Dec 09, 2012

The UCI CXLA Weekend complete, the Series turns SoCalCrossers North to Los Olivos and San Luis Obispo.

Memories of the season and the pinnacle at CXLA Weekend brought the star-power to the rain-soaked weekend of mud and at night.  What a weekend.  The Prestige Series represents racing from San Diego to San Luis Obispo so northbound racers chased points first at the [...]

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post: CXLA TO FOCUS ON WOMEN & JUNIORS
Nov 30, 2012

This event is not only about the big-name guys and gals.

Despite all you may have read, heard and seen regarding the outrageous amount of world-level racing taking place this weekend at CXLA, a high degree of attention is also being focused on women and junior riders and racers. You probably know that CXLA features the [...]

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post: STEPPING UP FOR EQUALITY IN WOMEN’S CYCLING
Nov 29, 2012

SoCalCross Welcomes Cardo Systems

The SoCalCross Prestige Series is delighted to announce that Cardo Systems will now be a vital part of Elite Women’s cyclocross racing during the upcoming CXLA Weekend. This event takes place December 1-2, 2012, at Los Angeles State Historic Park and features two days of [...]

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post: STARS WILL BE SHINING DURING CROSS AFTER DARK
Nov 29, 2012

More big names being added to start lists

It’s going to be a high-powered evening under the lights at Los Angeles State Historic Park on Saturday. Every time we take a look at the start lists for both the UCI Elite Men’s and Elite Women’s classes our heart rates jump a few BPM. [...]

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post: BE A PART OF CYCLING HISTORY AT LOS ANGELES STATE HISTORIC PARK
Nov 28, 2012

A big weekend of firsts

Los Angeles State Historic Park received its designation primarily because in the late 1800s this location was one of the most important railway hubs on the West Coast. After the first weekend in December its historical significance will need to be re-written to include the [...]

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post: SCNCA District CX Championships
Nov 20, 2012

Hart Park, Bakersfield, California. By SamBarn Promotions.

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post: ROUNDS 9 & 10 RACE REPORTS
Nov 13, 2012

Storm the Beach by Celo Pacific and SPYclocross by Ranchos Cycling Team

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post: Round 4-5 Race Report
Oct 24, 2012

Spooky Cross Weekend presented by Jenson USA, SPY, Squareone and Planet Bike

CLICK FOR THE OFFICIAL REPORT Thank you SoCalCycling.com! Watch the Elite Men race for UCI points at the SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES – UCI Spooky Cross A super exciting race with a finish you have to see!

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post: Round Two Race Report
Oct 10, 2012

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post: Final Showdown ends the 2011-12 Season
Jan 22, 2012

Bakersfield plays host to the Season Finale & Historic Nor Cal vs. SoCal Showdown!

Great weekend ya’ll!  Congrats to our 22 Prestige Series Champions and everyone who came to be a part of the finale weekend @SoCalCross.  The 2011-12 season has been presented by SPY Optic for which we are forever to help us get to the next level.  [...]

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post: SCPS #21: High Desert Cyclocross
Jan 16, 2012

A fun time in the high desert. Strong winds add to the challenge.

RACE RESULTS ARE UP! By Chris Bassett – SoCalCross Timing Race Photos by Kenneth Hill – Lights & Shadows Photography Race report by Dave Sheek – Outside All Day — SCPS 21: High Desert Cyclocross Palmdale, CA- With two weekends left in the SoCal prestige [...]

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post: SCPS #20: SPYclocross @CSUSM
Jan 10, 2012

Report by Dave Sheek, OutsideAllDay.com

San Marcos, CA- While a lot of racers where attending Cyclocross National Championships this past weekend in Wisconsin and a lot of other regions have finished their cross seasons, the SoCal Prestige series continued to bring racing to all those cyclocross fanatics. Series sponsor Spy [...]

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post: USA Cycling Cyclocross Nationals
Jan 05, 2012

Report on SoCalCrossers

So with USA Cycling’s Cyclocross Nationals in Madison WI this week – our California contingent of crossers is few and far between.  Attendance at Nats is way down almost half as many as the last few seasons.  The expected cold and economy of travel kept [...]

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post: Crossin’ to 2012… and the last ‘cross race of the year!
Dec 31, 2011

Race report by Dave Sheek/OutsideAllDay.com

Southern California Prestige Series of Cyclocross – SCPS 19: Cross 2012 Woodland Hills, CA- This always-popular SoCal Prestige Series event on the grounds of Pierce College is usually the last race of the season but with National Championships moving to January and Masters Worlds in [...]

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post: SCPS #17-18: Santa Cross Weekend Complete!
Dec 19, 2011

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 [...]

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post: SCPS #18: Santa Cross Sunday! Holiday themed Prestige Series action!
Dec 18, 2011

USA Cycling ranking points, Doggie Cross, Santa's Team Relay Race, Joy Ride Around the Park

SCPS #17 Saturday of of Santa Cross Weekend is in the books taking place at the city of Los Angeles’ Griffith Park.  There was lots to do including of course CX racing but the day added a couple twists like a Scavenger hunt ride in [...]

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post: SCPS #17: Santa Cross Weekend – Saturday: CXLA-Live at the Greek! Championships of the Park
Dec 16, 2011

Scavenger Hunt Ride by Cadence! First ever Fixed Gear CX race! After Party!

Prestige Series Race #17 presented by Spy Optic and Day One of two days of cyclocross at Vermont Canyon Park at Griffith Park to include:  DOWNLOAD SATURDAY’S FLYER  HERE ABR Championships of the Park presented by Cadence! One Day Prestige Series category championships and first [...]

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post: Hart Park Cyclocross previews Showdown in January!
Dec 12, 2011

Sunday was race #16 of 22 on the Southern California Prestige Series of Cyclocross calendar and the first to Kern County.  The die-hard crossers made the trek as far away as San Diego and the local cross scene in the region brought many new faces [...]

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post: UCI CXLA Weekend @DTLA Historic Park
Dec 06, 2011

Latest News, Results and Report

COMPLETE WEEKEND RESULTS HERE CXLA DAY ONE – RACE REPORT HERE CXLA DAY TWO – RACE REPORT HERE Weekend Videos by SoCalCross HERE Fun vids, pics, interviews HERE Thanks everyone for coming to UCI CXLA Weekend.. a Shimano Gold Crown event!  Thanks to our  weekend [...]

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post: UCI CXLA Weekend Update – Latest details
Dec 01, 2011

Eary Registration Packet Pick up - Golden Saddle Cyclery! Happy Hour - Friday 6pm-8pm.

Due to the very strong wind storm, course building has been delayed a bit.  Course inspection tomorrow may not be completely ready until late in the day,  feel free to stop by to check out the Park and get in some inspection.  Meet the Pros [...]

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post: 21 District Champions crowned!
Nov 28, 2011

SCPS #13 Turkey Trot Cross brings record numbers and lucky for some

It was a day of fun in Verdugo Park in Glendale California as the 8th annual Turkey Trot Cross brought once again record numbers of ‘crossers since its inception and arguably the highest attendance of the 2011-12 Southern California Cyclocross season with over 500 participants [...]

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post: Latest SoCalCross News!
Nov 20, 2011

SLO Cross #2 - Cambria... sunshine and good times!

The SLO-Nexus cycling club hosted the final race in the northern region of the Southern California PRESTIGE SERIES of Cyclocross presented by Spy Optic   The day was superb with cool crisp yet sunny conditions.  The race in Cambria was also known as SLO Cross #2.  [...]

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post: Latest SoCalCross News
Nov 14, 2011

SCPS #11: Velocity Cross Race Report & Results

Results from Velocity Cross in Chino Photos by: Lights & Shadows Photography Race Report by: Dave Sheek – OutsideAllDay.com Southern California Prestige Series of Cyclocross presented by SPY Optic… SCPS #11: Velocity Cross… a Shimano CACX Rankings Race for Championship Showdown in Bakersfield 1.21-22.2012! November [...]

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post: UCI Spooky Cross After Dark Weekend – Irvine, CA
Oct 17, 2011

WEEKEND WRAP UP!

French Champion Caroline Mani came to play ; ) Ryan Trebon and Todd Wells made for a great weekend dual! Podium Women – Day 1 Cross After Dark Men’s Overall Podium Photos by Corey Keizer Thank you all for coming to Spooky Cross After Dark [...]

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post: 2011 Temecula Cyclo-fest Weekend!
Oct 04, 2011

Single Speed, Super D, M2M Women's Ride, SCPS: Krosstoberfest!

JOIN US AT VAIL LAKE RESORT in TEMECULA October 7-9th for the 2011 Temecula Cyclo-fest Weekend! LOTS of fun for all!  Make friends, bring the family and your bicycles and enjoy the Lake… all while making a difference!  Saturday: SoCal Endurance will be hosting Super [...]

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post: Latest SoCalCross News! Prestige Series 2011-12
Sep 19, 2011

DTLA Historic Cyclo-fest kicks off the season!

Photos by Dan Munson! Post your photos on our SoCalCross Flickr Group and SoCalCross videos on YouTube or Vimeo… tag as: “SoCalCross” to win in prizes for the best photo and video of the week! SOCALCROSS KICKS OFF 2011-12 SEASON @LOS ANGELES STATE HISTORIC PARK [...]

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post: SoCalCross Latest News!
Aug 15, 2011

The Earlybird Cyclocross Ride and Happy Hour Tour rolls on… a series of cyclocross clinics and rides from San Diego to San Luis Obispo hosted by the Southern California Prestige Series of Cyclocross and is meant to educate new riders while increasing awareness of this [...]

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post: SoCalCross 2011-12 Calendar to be released August 1st
Jun 30, 2011

20 weekends of cyclocross action from San Diego to San Luis Obispo including two UCI weekends: Cross After Dark: Spooky Cross Night Race & CXLA: Live at the Greek

20 weekends of cyclocross action from San Diego to San Luis Obispo including two UCI weekends: Cross After Dark: Spooky Cross Night Race & CXLA: Live at the Greek

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post: SoCalCross 2010-11 Season Complete!
Jan 30, 2011

Langtown Super Prestigious Ride & World Championship party wrap up:

Cyclocross season is now complete after today’s Langtown Super Prestigious Ride & World Championship party including a Muddy MTB ride, Best of Awards, and Mini-CX race complete with “pit stop” The Ryan family was recognized for their achievements in cycling… Kendall Ryan off to race [...]

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post: SoCalCross 2010-11 Season Ends at Hansen Dam
Jan 26, 2011

SoCalCross Fever Finale completes the season and the January 2011 Series

Some season highlights from SoCalCross 2010-11… 190 teams participated, 32 cycling clubs supported 22 races from San Diego to San Luis Obispo taking place in parks, schools, a winery, and a beach! We hosted 4 UCI elite races in CA, 1 District Championship, 1 Spooky [...]

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post: SoCalCross Fever Race #2: NorCal SoCal Showdown
Jan 17, 2011

Photos (c) Kenneth Hill/Lights & Shadows Photography SoCalCross Fever Race #2 – became more than a local race to keep racers ‘crossin’ into January and cure our Cross Fever, it became the first ever Nor Cal Vs. So Cal Championship points challenge as race director, [...]

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post: SCPS 15-16 Weekend Wrap Up
Dec 06, 2010

Families play host this first week of December 2010

Rounds 15 and 16 of the 2010 SoCalCross Prestige Series of Cyclocross presented by H2O Overdrive brought racers two fun-filled days of fast-flowing courses as the final double weekend of the season concluded.  The hosts for both races were families and although over 100 miles [...]

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post: SPCS 5-6: Spooky Cross & SLO Cross Weekend Update
Oct 24, 2010

Dot's Short Report:

SPOOKY CROSS 2010 – Full Moon Brings the Best of Cyclocross to So Cal! The 3rd Annual Spooky Cross in Irvine also marked Round 5 of the SoCalCross Prestige Series presented by H2O Overdrive.  Lots to talk about… highlights:  the first ever Kids & Canines [...]

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post: SCPS 4 – Los Angeles Cross @ O’Melveny Park
Oct 17, 2010

Dot's Short Report

What a great Saturday of cyclocross racing… a balmy-drizzly morning – we missed the rain by one day… again.   It was a special day as the City of Los Angeles made this event part of their mission to get more people on bikes.  Having cycling [...]

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post: CX National Championships Dec 8-12th Bend, Oregon
Oct 12, 2010

Online Reg Opens today - Oct 12th

SoCalCrosser SLIDESHOW at 2009 CX National Championships USA Cycling Cyclo-cross Nationals returns to Bend with new course 55-59 Masters winner Paul Curley drops into one of the short, steep descents at the 2009 Cyclo-cross Nationals. Photo: Ben Ross Bend, Ore. — Visit Bend and the [...]

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post: Latest SoCalCross News!
Oct 11, 2010

Dot's Short Report and Race Results posted from SCPS #3:

Team Velocity hosted Round 3 of the SoCalCross Prestige Series presented by H2O Overdrive at Prado Regional Park Sunday 10.10.10. A great course laid out a nice fast start leading into a winding course through baseball and soccer fields complete with a handful of mud [...]

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post: SCPS 2: KROSSTOBERFEST UCI C2 Double Header presented by Focus Bicycles
Oct 05, 2010

WEEKEND WRAP UP & RESULTS

UCI Elite Racing – Day One Video by Mark Colton/The TEAM SoCalCross Southern California UCI Weekend – Kross-toberfest Presented by Focus Bicycles: It turned out to be a stirring weekend of competition in California. It was more than just racing this weekend and Bonelli park, [...]

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