A SoCalCross Holiday Classic!
A SoCalCross Holiday Classic! Community Cross, Doggie Cross, Cross Country Run and full day of SoCalCross Prestige Series racing!
LA BikeFest & Internationally-sanctioned Elite racing shines in Hollywood!
Cyclocross Los Angeles returns to the City’s largest Park… Griffith Park at the Greek Theater in the Hollywood hills! A full weekend of festivities leading into the Thanksgiving weekend! LA Bike Festival, California Cyclocross, SoCalCross Prestige Series & UCI Internationally sanctioned cyclocross racing part of [...]
NASH, DRISCOLL SEIZE CXLA DAY 1 by Phil Beckman PB Creative
NASH, DRISCOLL SEIZE CXLA DAY 1 Pro ‘cross racing returned to Los Angeles this weekend, for the first time at the Greek Theater in Griffith Park. Day 1 of CXLA was conducted under blue skies and dry, short-sleeve conditions on a 2.5km course featuring considerable [...]
CYCLO-CROSS comes to the City of Los Angeles stellar Griffith Park!
WORLD CLASS CYCLOCROSS COMPETITION RETURNS TO GRIFFITH PARK AT THE GREEK THEATER THIS WEEKEND Altadena, California, Nov. 19, 2014 — One of Southern California’s grandest and most prestigious cycling events is on tap for this coming weekend, November 21-22-23, hosted at the City of Los [...]
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NABRA championship race in Riverside! Co-hosted by the Inland Empire Bicycling Alliance!
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RARE EARTH AT SOCAL’S PELOTON CROSS
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Two days of fun in the sun (maybe?) in Ventura County!
Head to Ojai, CA this November 1st and 2nd to enjoy an epic weekend of racing and riding in one of the most beautiful settings in the country. SATURDAY November 1st… PELOTON CROSS presented by Panaracer! Coming back for its second year peloton cross will once again [...]
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 [...]
Halloween-themed racing and festivities!
Halloween-themed Cyclocross including: Costume racing for kids, dogs, runners, best CX-dresser THEMED costumes! Lots of sand and flyover! Bikefest and Brewfest! REGISTER ONLINE AT BIKEREG.COM 10.25 SATURDAY is SCPS#5: SPOOKY CROSS NIGHT RACE! 12:00 PM Race Day Registration Check in, Expo Opens [...]
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October 19, 2014, Long Beach, Calif. - Words and images by Philip Beckman/PB Creative
What a difference a couple of weeks can make. Round 4 of the SoCalCross Prestige Series took place at the same location as Round 3 two weeks prior. It may as well have been in a different time zone. The temperature was set to defrost [...]
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 [...]
Friends of the Angeles Forest and the LACBC partner up with SoCalCross!
SATURDAY OCTOBER 18TH RIDE THE FONDO! The exclusive 1st Annual El Grande Fondo de Los Angeles Crest travels through the classic high country of the San Gabriel Mountains along scenic Angeles Crest Highway and up to historic Mt. Wilson. This super-sweet event, a partnership between [...]
RACE #4 MOVES TO EL DORADO PARK FOR KROSS-TOBER-FEST
SoCalCrossers have a doubleheader of a different nature to look forward to this weekend. On Saturday, 10/19, The SoCalCross Prestige Series is partnering with the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition and the National Forest Foundation to present El Grande Fondo Angeles Crest. This is a road cycling ride [...]
Cyclocross CLINIC & PRACTICE!
The 2014 SoCalCross Happy Hour Tour hits the Mob Shop in Ojai Thursday October 16th! SCHEDULE: 4:30PM Meet.check in at the The MOB Shop 4:45PM Ride departs for Soule Park (about 2 miles) 5:00PM CX Skills Clinic & Practice Race Circuits 6:00PM We’ll head over/gather at [...]
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 [...]
OC Happy Hour at Irvine Regional Park... something for EVERYONE!
Join the SoCalCross Happy Hour Summer Tour with Rock N Road Cyclery at Irvine Regional Park for a family friendly cyclo-cross clinic, practice races! SCHEDULE: 8:00am Check-in/Introduction to CX/Coffee Snacks 8:30am Cyclocross Skills Clinic 9:30am Race 1: Cat A/B experience riders (25) 10:00am Race 2: [...]
Cyclocross comes to El Dorado Park in Long Beach
Round 2/Race 3 of the 2014-15 SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES takes place Saturday October 4th at El Dorado Park in Long Beach. Register online by 12noon Friday 10/3 at BikeReg.com or www.SoCalCross.org/register Race day registration is also available and opens 2 hours before each race start. Demo [...]
O'Melveny Cross Weekend p/b H&S Bicycles September 27-28th
Words and images by Philip Beckman/PB Creative unless otherwise noted The SoCal cyclocross season slipped onto the small cog in a big hurry with a doubleheader kickoff weekend at O’Melveny Park in Granada Hills. This rarely utilized facility in the northern end of the San [...]
SoCalCross, Pasadena Athletic Association and Empire Bikes host a cyclocross primer: skills and the ABC’s of CX! 5:00PM Check in at Empire Bikes in Monrovia! 5:30PM Ride and Cyclo-cross Skills Clinic 7:ooPM Happy Hour at Empire Bikes & SoCalCross Series Presentation
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SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES Kick-off Weekend!
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SoCalCross Happy Hour Tour stops at CENTRICsport Wednesday September 24th in Sierra Madre for a CX ride and skills clinic followed by food, beverages and CX POWER training presentation by Brandon Heflin. Schedule… Check in 5:00PM 5:30PM Depart for ride.skills clinic 7:00PM Happy Hour of [...]
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Don't miss 2014-15 Southern California Cyclocross Season Kick-Off SEPT 27-28th!
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Don’t miss the Happy Hour Tour Tuesday Sept 16th…. Wouldn’t be Cross in LA without Golden Saddle Cyclery! Check in begins at 5PM 5:30PM Ride – CX skills clinic 7:30PM Happy Hour at GSC including SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES Season presentation and lots of FUN from Golden Saddle [...]
EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO SILVERADO FIRE - PARK CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
ATTENTION: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE SILVERADO BRUSH FIRE RESULTING IN IRVINE REGIONAL PARK CLOSURE. THE NEW DATE COMING MONDAY. CONTACT firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. The SoCalCross Happy Hour Tour heads to the OC… at Irvine Regional Park SUNDAY starting with a CYCLOCROSS SKILLS [...]
Meet us Saturday September 13th at Jenson USA Riverside for a super FUN MINI Gravel Grinder Ride including a stop or two for cyclo-cross skills practice followed by a BBQ and SoCalCross Series presenation and thanks for coming drawing for some cool prizes! SCHEDULE: 7:30AM [...]
Let’s ride and celebrate the start of the 2014-15 season with some saddle time mix of pavement and dirt as we Pedal Cross Mulholland then returning to Pedaler’s Fork to consume lots of food and beverages! Rides for all levels and all bikes. Road, CX, [...]
Join us Thursday, September 4th for a Happy Hour Tour SPECIAL EVENT! Cyclocross practice race followed by Happy Hour BBQ and beverages and SoCalCross Season presentation and Montrose Bike Shop CX Tech Tips workshop! 5:00PM Meet up at MBS/Ride to the Park (or meet us [...]
SoCalCross HAPPY HOUR TOUR is in full swing!
The 2014 SoCalCross Happy Hour Tour is in full swing with weekly pre-season events taking place across SoCal! Stay up to date on all the latest events and details on Facebook We’ve already had some great events so far: Happy Hour at H&S Bicycles in [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
2013-14 SoCalCross Season Finale!
The final race of 4 in the SoCal’Cross Fever series. Prizes to overall points finishers. Here are the current standings… points 1.5x for the finale! Must race the last race of that category to be eligible for overall podium – top 3! REGISTER AT: BIKEREG.COM [...]
By Phil Beckman, PBCreative.com
Postcard from the Pacific’s edge: “Having a great time, wish you were here.” Just a quick note to the rest of the cold and/or wet northern hemisphere: yes, we are still racing cyclocross in SoCal, and yes, we’re doing it with unzipped jerseys and absolutely [...]
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 [...]
SHOWDOWN WEEKEND A TIE!!!!! ... well sort of
Photos and details coming later today! For now results!
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 [...]
Two races - two days as we kick off a month's worth of championship racing!
HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!! IT’S TIME TO COME BACK TO ‘CROSS INTO 2014!SoCalCross Fever begins Saturday December 28th with race #1 of 5… Cross into 2014! SAT 12.28 SoCalCross Fever Race #1: Cross into 2014! Celebrate the last weekend of CX in 2013. *NABRA sanctioned. No USAC [...]
'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 [...]
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 [...]
SOCALCROSS PRESTIGE SERIES FINALE
Santa Cross Weekend is also the SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES FINALE Weekend! Determining the best CXers from San Diego to San Luis Obispo! Best 10 scores over the duration of the season with the final race Sunday 12.15, SCPS18 worth 1.5 points. The top 5 in [...]
Weekend Report: Hart Park Cyclocross
SoCalCross Prestige Series competitors received a shock to the system during the penultimate weekend of the 2013-14 schedule. After sweating through the first 14 events in what has been a very warm, dry season, the locals got a taste of what most of the world [...]
Join us for one of the classicly epic courses in Southern California! Two days of Prestige Series points on the line as we round the final weeks of the SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES! Don’t miss your chance to EXPERIENCE the SHOWDOWN event in January! DIRECTIONS [...]
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INTERNALLY SANCTIONED CYCLOCROSS RACING IN LOS ANGELES!
Southern California PRESTIGE SERIES of Cyclocross hosts a Holiday Weekend full of cyclocross racing in Downtown Los Angeles! Including two days of internationally sanctioned cyclocross racing for elite Men, Women and Junior Men, the UCI Cross After Dark Series Finale! presents TOUR DE TASTE! And [...]
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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Don’t miss the 10th annual and classic Turkey Trot Cross Cyclocross Sunday November 24th at Verdugo Park in Glendale! There is something for everyone… ride, run, walk (dogs too) at SoCal’s premier cyclocross venue! Kick off the day at 8AM the first annual Turkey Cross [...]
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El Dorado Regional Park - Area III
We’ve added a day to make up for the two lost… so The TEAM SoCalCross brings you race #10 THEN Cal State Univeristy Long Beach hosts race #11 of the PRESTIGE SERIES CX at the BEACH! Saturday’s race is a North American Bicycle Racing sanctioned [...]
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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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EL CHORRO REGIONAL PARK, SAN LUIS OBISPO!
LET’S GO TO SLO FOR A GET-AWAY WEEKEND! … as SoCalCross heads north to San Luis Obispo! THE COURSE: The course is a mix of dirt, grass and some pavement. Fast start on hard packed dirt, mostly flat with 1 run up, 1 barrier section and [...]
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GOBLINS AND BRATWURST AT THE FAIRPLEX, POMONA!
We regretfully announce we had to cancel UCI designation for Spooky Kross Weekend 2013. At SoCalCross, we want nothing more than to make the best CX racing in the USA and for the West Coast Cross as well help racers gain national ranking points to [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
RACE RESULTS ARE POSTED HERE! DOWNLOAD RESULTS HERE DON’T MISS ROUND 4 as the 2013-14 SoCalCross Prestige Series race comes to Camarillo at Casa Pacifica as Newbuy Park Bike Shop and Team come together to race cyclocross and raise funds for Casa Pacifica… a Campus-based [...]
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 [...]
Sunday’s race will take place at the most beautiful venue yet… Vail Lake in Temecula at THE LAKE! A weekend FULL of activities. Saturday hit the Temecula Valley Century then head over to Vail Lake Resort for Haunted Halloween Vampire fun.. .including haunted house and [...]
RACE REPORT BY PHIL BECKMAN – PBcreative It was another day of fun in the sun at Velocity Cross, the second round of the 2013-14 SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES season. Many thanks go out to event host Team Velocity, as well as Series sponsors SPY Optic and Voler Team [...]
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The 2013-14 SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES set to kick off ending the first week of Fall 2013 with a weekend full of festivities in Downtown Los Angeles September 28-29th @Los Angeles State Historic Park! DOWNLOAD RACE FLYER HERE! ONLINE REGISTRATION OPEN: CLICK HERE SAVE $$ AND [...]
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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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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STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SHOOTOUT AT HART PARK
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ROUND 18 AT PIERCE COLLEGE CLOSES THE SEASON
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Jan. 9-13 - Madison, WI
The USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships return to “Madtown” in 2013, less than a month before Elite Cyclo-cross Worlds is held on U.S. soil for the first time ever. Can Jeremy Powers and Katie Compton defend their elite titles, and perhaps translate that momentum into [...]
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 [...]
Celebrating the New Year at the Baja Beach Club
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RESULTS FROM CROSS INTO 2013: HERE SERIES LEADERS BOARD UPDATED: HERE
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 [...]
Irvine Lake @ Lakeview Park and the Baja Beach Club
Cyclocross the last weekend before 2013. Wake up your cross after the Christmas Holiday… it’s time to race one last time in 2012! SoCalCross returns to Orange County at Irvine Lake - Lakeview Park – Baja Beach Club! We will combine these two areas for a [...]
All New Venue for SoCalCross for Round 17
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Two Holi-Days at Griffith Park
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Griffith Park to be the home a 2-day Holiday-themed-cross-centric celebration of the bicycle!
Griffith Park to be the home a 2-day Holiday-themed-cross-centric celebration of the bicycle! This weekend we’ll be crowning the 2012 Champions of Griffith Park… highest points over the two days in each category (except first timer) including fixed gear will be awarded the California Bear [...]
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El Chorro Regional Park - San Luis Obispo!
Team SLO-Nexus hosts cyclocross at El Chorro Regional Park, Hwy 1, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 Details at: www.SLOcross.com DIRECTIONS: Exit Hwy 101 at Santa Rosa (Hwy 1) exit. • From south turn right on Torro, right on Walnut and right again on Santa Rosa Hwy [...]
The Dirt Club in Los Olivos, known mainly for its mountain biking has quickly become an epicly super fun and classic cyclocross venue. Promoter, Mike Hecker says… “The hardest run up on the SoCal Cross Series is now staked! You’re not scared of a little [...]
An historic weekend at Los Angeles State Historic Park
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UCI CxAD SERIES FINALE! FOCUS ON WOMEN & YOUTH! JUNIOR UCI MEN'S RACING! STEEPLE XC RUN! SINGLE SPEED WORLDS!
SoCalCross brings to Downtown Los Angeles two days of cyclocross racing and more… under the lights! Single Speed World Championships to partner with SoCalCross to bring you a full scale cyclocross party of fun! CXLA’s all city bicycle-centric-weekend party brings to LA… UCI world class [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
Verdugo Park, Glendale, California
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HOLIDAY THEMED RACING AND MORE AT VERDUGO PARK IN GLENDALE!
Enjoy Verdugo Park for the longest standing (9th year) classic SoCalCross event hosted by The TEAM SoCalCross, Pasadena Athletic Association and Montrose Bike Shop! Holiday cyclocross is the best kind of cyclocross including: SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES action starting off at 9am! Morning Waffles afternoon Turkey [...]
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**Not a PRESTIGE SERIES event**
SCNCA District Championships have been awarded to Bakersfield for 2012-13 season. Enjoy the epic-ness! Take the $100 HILLCLIMB Challenge! DOWNLOAD RACE FLYER: HERE REGISTER ONLINE: HERE DIRECTIONS: HERE INFO ABOUT UPGRADES AND CX CATEGORIES WITH USA CYCLING: HERE *this weekend’s races are NOT part of [...]
Storm the Beach by Celo Pacific and SPYclocross by Ranchos Cycling Team
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... a super fun day at Prado Regional Park hosted by TEAM Velocity!
Team Velocity hosts Velocity Cross for the 3rd straight season … great fun CX course at Prado Regional Park in Chino! GET DIRECTIONS: HERE *there is a $10 per car parking charge – please carpool or know you are supporting a wonderful park! Race day [...]
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SAN DIEGO CYCLOCROSS WEEKEND
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A two-day festival at the San Diego Velodrome! CX and more CX!
Weekend Schedule – same times both days: 9:00am WAVE 1: First timer Adult; Youth age 6-9 (1 lap) 9:30am WAVE 2: Juniors Men & Women 10-14; 15-18 (30 min) 10:15am WAVE 3: Masters Men B 35+ 45+ (cx 3-4), Men 55+ (cx1-4) (40 min 11:15am [...]
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!
PACIFICA CROSSFEST presented by Newbury Park Bike Shop!
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SOCALCROSS HAPPY HOUR TOUR - CYCLOCROSS RIDES & CLINICS
Presenting SoCalCross Prestige Series 2012-13! Download Series Flyer: HERE Be a part of SoCalCross 2012-13: SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: Dot@SoCalCross.org download proposal here SOCALCROSS HAPPY HOUR TOUR IS UNDER WAY! The Happy Hour tour is a Series of pre-season training rides, clinics, socials and training races leading [...]
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. [...]
Prestige Series Finale and Nor Cal v So Cal Championships
SCPS #22: The finale race of the 2011-12 Southern California Prestige Series and the 2nd Annual Nor Cal vs. So Cal Showdown! Who will be the best? PRESTIGE SERIES PRESENTED BY: SATURDAY’S RACE IS RACE #22 AND THE PRESTIGE SERIES FINALE! OVERALL PRESTIGE SERIES PRIZELIST: [...]
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 [...]
Cyclocross at Cal State University San Marcos
2010 Campus Cross at Cal State Universtity, San Marcos on Vimeo: Look for some fun this Saturday in North County San Diego! A good fast course with some challenging dirt sections including the SPY-clone! Using part of the cross country running and frisbee golf course [...]
Prestige Series racing & 6k XC Run
SCPS #19: Cross into 2012 will celebrate the end of 2011 – a shorter race day and a 6k cross country run to kick it off. This will be a great tune up race for those going to CX National Championships. A great time to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
A 2 day cross-centric-bicycle festival at GRIFFITH PARK!
*Saturday may be a bit breezy during the day even a small chance of rain. If you set up a tent, absolutely NO staking is allowed. Sand bag, weights or just come and hang out! LATEST WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR LOS ANGELES DOWNLOAD SATURDAY’S RACE FLYER [...]
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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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 [...]
A preview of the season finale and Nor Cal So Cal Showdown 1/21-22/2012
BAKERSFIELD SURE TO MAKE YOU STRONG FOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS… DON’T MISS IT ; ) A message from Race Director: Sam Ames… Racers and fans, Up next after an AWESOME series so far and the exciting UCI racing in LA, it’s time for the hardest course [...]
2 days of World Class Cyclocross racing in Downtown Los Angeles!
Event Summary Event: UCI CYCLOCROSS LA (CXLA) Weekend: Downtown LA State Historic Park Presented by: Spy Optic, Shimano, Focus Bicycles, Cynergy Cycles, Golden Saddle Cyclery Hosted by Cyclig Clubs: The TEAM SoCalCross, LA Velocity, Mudfoot, Cadence, Montrose Bike Shop, Surf City Cyclery Dates Saturday-Sunday, December [...]
SCPS #13: SCNCA (SoCal-Nevada) Disctrict Cyclocross Championships
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SCPS race #12 and West Coast Collegiate racing!
Race info at: www.SLOcross.com SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES race #12 presented by Spy Optic – get your points while you can! West Coast Collegiate Cycling Conference CX race at 8:00am! This is a USA Cycling sanctioned event. USAC national ranking and upgrade points eligible. DIRECTIONS: Coast [...]
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 [...]
SCPS race #11 and a California Championships (CACX) Rankings Race... So Cal.
Join us for race #11 of the Southern California Prestige Series of Cyclocross presented by Spy Optic… Velocity Cross! This is a USA Cycling sanctioned event. National ranking and upgrade points eligible. Annual USAC license required or one-day license for $10. Juniors race FREE with [...]
Cyclocross Racing, XC Run, Ride the River Trail
Join us this Sunday 11/6 for a bicycling celebration in Long Beach ECO-SPORTFEST promoting healthy lifestyle and culture including Prestige Series cyclocross at El Dorado Park Sunday and The Water Ride. DON’T FORGET THE TIME CHANGE… FALL BACK ONE HOUR! A Cross Country run on [...]
Balboa Park - San Diego Velodrome
DIRECTIONS: San Diego Velodrome in the Morley Field part of historic Balboa Park. From I-5 South, exit Pershing Drive, go east on Pershing; go straight through the stoplights; Pershing curves to the north; at the first left-turn lane, turn left at the entrance marked by [...]
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Benefiting Casa Pacifica
Pacifica Crossfest: The newest race on the So Cal Cross Prestige Series will be held in Camarillo on September 25th. The venue is Casa Pacifica, which serves abused, neglected, and severely emotionally disturbed children and adolescents from the Tri-County areas of Southern California. Hosted by [...]
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 [...]
Cyclocross racing, Festival in the Park and Tour de Arroyo II!
Southern California Cyclocross Prestige Series Presented by Spy Optic kicks off Sunday September 18th in Downtown Los Angeles! SCPS #1: DTLA Historic Cylocross Festival presented by Golden Saddle Cyclery… a Shimano Gold Crown Event! Support the Arroyo Seco Foundation and join us for: Tour de [...]
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