CX Practice Skills & Race Thursday 10/13! Join us for a fun evening of cyclo-cross at Verdugo Park in Glendale SoCalCross’ longest standing CX race Turkey Trot Cross coming up Nov 27th! See video highlights from the last practice race by Cole Sprague HERE EVENT SCHEDULE: [...]
Whittier Narrows Recreation Area where CX meets the Rivers in So. El Monte
CROSS is HERE! Krosstoberfest Sunday October 2nd! Register online HERE Series Passes available HERE Facebook Event Page HERE Website Event Page HERE LOCATION: WHITTIER NARROWS PARK AREA B NEXT TO ITENNIS CENTER. CLICK FOR GOOGLE MAP: 1201 POTRERO AVE, SOUTH EL MONTE, CA 91733 Whittier Narrows Recreation [...]
Last chance to to Ride CX Skills Drills & Practice Race before the season opener Krosstoberfest October 2nd. This is also the same venue and a great preview of the layout of the land. LOCATION: Whittier Narrows Special Events Area B next to iTennis Center [...]
San Diego, G2, Glendale, Fullerton and more!
SoCalCross Happy Hour Tour – Week 2 is on! Tuesday, 9/13 SoCalCross joins San Diego Cyclocross for CX Skills & Drills at Balboa Park! We’ll meet at 5pm at Balboa Park Marston Point Parking Lot for CX Skills Warm up ride through the Park then 6pm [...]
JRA Bikes & Brew and Ladyface Ale Companie
SoCal Trofee #4 will visit the Pacific Ocean via Sycamore Canyon Park and some of the Backbone Ridge Route. The ride will be a mix of the mountain and canyon roads and dirt trails and roads for a FUN Summer Gravel Grinder Ride. Post ride [...]
Join us for the third Gravel Ride of the Summer: Sunday July 17th 2016
SoCal GRAVEL Trofee #3: L. A. ROUBAIX v2: Hell of the North, the third gravel ride of its Summer 2016 season, to be run on July 17, 2016. The ride, starting and finishing at The Pub at Golden Road in Atwater Village, will venture into [...]
City Cross Omnium and Golden Streets Grinder Ride headliners!
DUE to the sensitive nature of the Azusa Duarte Complex Fire and another hot weekend coming to SoCal, the 626 GOLDEN STREETS presented by Metro and SoCalCross events… the 626CX Golden Streets Irwindale HUB City Cross Cycle-Fest! and the SoCal Gravel Trofee #3: 626 Golden Streets Grinder & [...]
Meet us at the Morrison Pub across from Velo Studo Sunday May 29th!
SoCal GRAVEL Trofee #2: L. A. ROUBAIX v1, the 2nd rough road ride of its Summer 2016 season, to be run on May 29, 2016. The ride, starting and finishing at The Morrison Pub in Atwater Village, will venture into LA’s classic Greenbelt parks including: [...]
City Cross LBC & Gravel Trofee #2: LA Roubaix!
SoCalCross hosts City Cross LBC at Long Beach BikeFest! Saturday, May 7th! CITY CROSS SIGN UPS HERE! Check out blog feature at CLR Effect from last year’s edition! Join the fun on Saturday May 7th at the Long Beach BikeFest! SoCalCross to host City Cross a short [...]
Join us April 3rd, Sunday!
Join us for the 4th edition of the Pedalers Fork – 10 Speed Grinder SPRING 2016 Edition! The views are amazing this time of year so don’t miss it!
Stay up to date on all the news from CX Nats 2016 Asheville – North Carolina: VIA FACEBOOK SOCALCROSSER RACE RESULTS VIA USA CYCLING VIA CX MAGAZINE
NEXT UP! SoCalCross Fever WINTER Series #2: Cross 2016 Grinder! Pasadena Foothills, Sunday January 3rd! SoCalCross Fever WINTER Series a 4-event Series mix of CX – Gravel Grinder events! #1 – Dec 27th: Woodley CX @ Woodley Park, Sepulveda Recreation Area #2 – Jan 3rd [...]
LONG BEACH EDITION! Nov 21-22nd UCI CXLA Weekend heads to Long Beach – El Dorado East Regional Park! Don’t miss two days of UCI cyclocross action heads to the City of Long Beach! Sadly, we could not host this year’s edition of CXLA at the [...]
Epic CX action at the BEACH!
RACE REPORT: Storm the Beach a beautiful day in Southern California racers couldn’t ask for a better day to race cyclocross on the Beach! Red Beach in north San Diego County Oceanside was the place for SoCalCross Prestige Series Round 3! Racers came from far [...]
Featured Q&A Elite SoCalCrossers
Last weekend, the SoCalCross Prestige Series returned to Long Beach’s El Dorado Park for Krosstoberfest. This was the sixth year the park hosted the series, and it was once again a winner. Situated amongst the trees and beside a tranquil lake, the course, according to [...]
SEASON OPENER: AUTUMN CROSS AT VERDUGO PARK! A great day was had by all at the warm first weekend in Fall appropriately names Autumn Cross kicked off at Verdugo Park in Glendale. 400+ riders strong came to the famed championship CX course. Thanks to everyone [...]
Grab a cowbell or two for the Nation’s Biggest Cyclocross Series right here at Southern California Cyclocross
The SoCalCross Prestige Series, often referred to as the Nation’s biggest cyclocross racing series, bursts onto the scene this Sunday, September 27, 2015 at Verdugo Park in Glendale, California. The series features 14 weekends of racing stopping in San Luis Obispo, San Diego County, Orange [...]
Pedaler's Fork 10 Speed Grinder July 19th!
Announcing SoCalCross 2015-16 Season Schedule! VIEW SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES HERE
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Join us for Cross Fever #1/2 Cross into 2015 Weekend!
Wishing you a very HAPPY HOLIDAY with your loved ones and resting up for the fun times ahead! The SoCalCross season will resume the weekend after Christmas with Cross Fever Series Races #1.2: Cross into 2015 Weekend at Lakeview Park-Baja Beach Beach Club! Home to [...]
SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES FINALE!
Join us Sunday for Santa Cross another Holiday-themed classic and the 2014 SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES Final Champions will be crowned! Best 8 races count points value 1.5x for Sunday’s race. Don’t miss the SoCalCross Fever Series 2014-15 starting with Cross into 2015 Dec 28th also part [...]
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 [...]
Don't miss 2014-15 Southern California Cyclocross Season Kick-Off SEPT 27-28th!
CROSS IS COMING! CROSS IS HERE! HEAD TO THE HILLS… GRANADA HILLS THAT IS! TWO DAYS SO NO ONE MISSES OUT! GET YOUR 10-RACE VIP SERIES PASSES INCLUDE SEASON TIMING CHIP AND SEASON NUMBER! SIGN UP FOR SERIES 10 RACE PASS at BIKE REG.COM SIGN [...]
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 [...]