RARE EARTH AT SOCAL’S PELOTON CROSS
November 1, 2014, Ojai, Calif. Words and images by Philip Beckman/PB Creative “Be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it.” It’s an old, untraceable phrase dripping with philosophical caution. Many literature nerds will cite the author W.W. Jacobs as having coined [...]
SPOOKY CROSS RECAP PLUS OJAI IS THE PLACE TO BE THIS WEEKEND FOR CX & GRAVEL GRINDING!
Went to a Halloween party the other night and a cyclocross race broke out. The sixth edition of Spooky Cross had the distinction of being Round 5 of the SoCalCross Prestige Series, this year haunting the Baja Beach Club area of Irvine Lake on the [...]
IRVINE LAKE THE PLACE FOR SPOOKY CROSS WEEKEND FESTIVITIES One of the most popular stops on the SoCalCross Prestige Series schedule takes place this coming weekend. It’s the sixth edition of the legendarySpooky Cross! Spooky happens this year at Irvine Lake, with afternoon/evening CX madness [...]
PRESTIGE SERIES ROUND 2/RACE 3... EL DORADO PARK - LONG BEACH!
SOCALCROSS SERIES SIZZLES IN LONG BEACH October 4, 2014, Long Beach, Calif. Words and images by Philip Beckman/PB Creative Pouring rain—bring it on. Ankle-deep mud—sounds like fun. Frostbitten fingertips—just the ticket for stirring a post-race margarita. We all have our ‘cross to bear. In the SoCalCross [...]
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CALIFORNIA 'CROSSERS ARE OFF AND RUNNING
SEASON NEWS COMING FAST… HERE’S THE LATEST! Aaaand…we’re off! Cyclocross racing in California is once again out of the gate and heading for turn one. The CX scene is in a full gallop in the central and northern reaches of the Golden State. Witness the [...]
SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES and CROSS FEVER SERIES CALENDAR
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A NEW GOLD RUSH FOR CALIFORNIA ‘CROSSERS
California has always been a land of opportunity. For the 2014-15 season, the opportunity for cyclocross enthusiasts throughout the Golden State to get their CX freak on is greater than ever. The reason? It’s the brand new California Cyclocross Series (CACX). Although California has nearly [...]
Welcome to the 2014-14 Southern California Cyclocross season! Here is a glimpse of the 2014-15 SoCalCross Calendar in the works! We’re finalizing details with updated calendar and registration to open Labor Day Weekend! We’ve got new and improved Series VIP Passes and virtual registration on [...]
SHOWDOWN WEEKEND A TIE!!!!! ... well sort of
Photos and details coming later today! For now results!
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 [...]
'Cross Into 2014
It’s a New Series for a New Year! “‘Cross Into 2014″ Kicks Off Cross Fever! You have to admit, it was a little odd not having a cyclocross event to go to last weekend. Sleeping in late, watching a little football, even reading the Sunday paper, for crying [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]
Dot's thots... promoter update!
First of all, thank you to everyone who has bled for this Series from racer to supporter to promoter to sponsor to volunteer! It takes all of us to make Southern California Cyclocross With that said, we are now officially one quarter to one third [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: Dot@SoCalCross.org
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]