Famed Greek Theatre home to 2015 District Championship Weekend!
Two days of Prestige Series action doubled with two championships day races. Two chances to Wear the Bear! Saturday – NABRA sanctioned California Championships Sunday – USAC sanctions SCNCA District Championships
DRISCOLL, NASH DOMINATE CXLA—AGAIN: report by Phil Beckman PBcreative
DRISCOLL, NASH DOMINATE CXLA—AGAIN The last three editions of CXLA, a cornerstone for cyclocross racing in SoCal, have taken place at three different locations around the Los Angeles megalopolis. And while the event sites, courses and conditions have changed every year since 2013, the winners [...]
El Chorro Regional Park, San Luis Obispo!
SoCalCross heads north to San Luis Obispo for two days of cyclocross racing and camping fun! Making for a great getaway weekend. SLO Cross Weekend are also USAC sanctioned races This race is hosted by SLO-Nexus Cycling. EVENT SCHEDULE: http://bit.ly/1XxDsn5 REGISTER ONLINE: https://www.bikereg.com/slo-cross-2015 SLOCROSS WEBSITE: www.SLOcross.com SLOCROSS [...]
Presented by Jenson USA
Round 7 at Martha McLean -Anza Narrows Park in Riverside for an super fun day of cyclocross. The venue is next to the famed Santa Ana River Trail which is the longest River trail system in the region. Register at: www.BikeReg.com/Anza-Crossing-2015 *Online registration closes Saturday [...]
Cross at the beach where the sand meets the sea in San Diego!
Cyclocross returns to north San Diego County – Oceanside where the sand meets the sea! Co-hosted by Celo Pacific and SoCalCross. San Diego meets Belgium in the SoCal Classic race patterned after the famous Duinencross race in Koksijde Belgium and takes place on north Oceanside’s [...]
Season Kick Off starts where we left off... Verdugo Park - Glendale!
SoCal’s favorite cyclocross venue becomes the home opener this Sunday Sept 27th at Verdugo Park in Glendale! Categories for everyone. Beginner’s clinic – course preview 8:30am. Register online at: https://www.bikereg.com/29283 GOOGLEMAP LINK TO DIRECTIONS: https://goo.gl/maps/14Bvrx1JpBC2 DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: HERE
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
SoCalCross Fever Series hosts the last races of 2014!
The 2014-15 SoCalCross Fever Series continues cyclo-cross racing to the end Cyclocross Season including the final qualifying races for the California Cyclocross Points Series! The SoCalCross 2014-15 cyclocross season will resume the weekend after Christmas with Cross into 2015 at Lakeview-Baja Beach Park at Irvine [...]
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 CHAMPIONSHIPS DECIDED AT SANTA CROSS December 14, 2014, Woodland Hills, Calif. Words and images by Philip Beckman/PB Creative Despite a late-week pummeling from a hand-wringing Pacific storm that spawned drama throughout California (and caused at least one CX event to be postponed), the final [...]
2014 SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES FINALE!
Join us Sunday December 14th for Santa Cross! Another Holiday Classic and the 2014 SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES Final Champions will be crowned! * Due to rains expected late in the week Santa Cross will be organized as a one day event Sunday! See PRESTIGE SERIES LEADER’S [...]
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 [...]
A SoCalCross Holiday Classic!
A SoCalCross Holiday Classic! Community Cross, Doggie Cross and full day of SoCalCross Prestige Series racing! REGISTER ONLINE AT BIKEREG.COM: Online Reg closes at 11:45pm Pacific Friday Nov 28th. Race day registration is available and opens at 7:00AM race day then 2 hours before each [...]
3 Series in ONE... SoCalCross, CACX, & SPY Series... a weekend full of points!
SLO Cross 2014 is here! The SLO Cross race this year will be on November 15th and 16th at El Chorro Regional Park and Campground. There are LOTS of ways to get involved! Volunteer: We’ll be looking for volunteers to help Friday-Sunday with course set up, [...]
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NABRA Championship Saturday in Riverside! Co-hosted by the Inland Empire Bicycling Alliance!
November 8, 2014, Riverside Calif. Words and images by Philip Beckman/PB Creative Saturday was a landmark occasion for the SoCalCross Prestige Series. “Anza Crossing” presented by Jenson USA became the first CX event in the Inland Empire city of Riverside. Located at Martha McLean-Anza Narrows [...]
NABRA championship race in Riverside! Co-hosted by the Inland Empire Bicycling Alliance!
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES Kick-off Weekend!
DOWNLOAD RACE FLYER HERE CALL UPS for each category will be TOP 10 SERIES OVERALL PLACING FROM LAST SEASON AND TOP 5 FROM PRIOR CATEGORY… then by ORDER OF PRE-REG at BIKEREG.COM. Then RACE DAY REG. So SIGN UP quick! REGISTER ONLINE at BikeReg.com: https://www.bikereg.com/scps-omelveny-cross [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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ROUND 18 AT PIERCE COLLEGE CLOSES THE SEASON
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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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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 [...]
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!
Celebrate the Bicycle at LA Bike Fest Oct 20-21st at the Fairplex!
This two-day cross-centric bicycle festival includes the Halloween-themed night race SPOOKY CROSS! COMPLETE LIST OF EVENTS AT: LABIKEFEST.ORG REGISTER HERE FOR LA BIKE FEST EVENTS SPOOKY CROSS WEEKEND SCHEDULE RACE DAY REGISTRATION OPENS 2 HOURS BEFORE EACH SCHEDULED START: Registration opens Saturday at: 10 AM – [...]
PACIFICA CROSSFEST presented by Newbury Park Bike Shop!
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DON’T FORGET THE RACE IS SATURDAY!!! LINK TO DIRECTIONS: http://binged.it/UWshlM
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Phil Beckman, Public Relations Manager. Seriously? I am going to get in your face. If you’re participating in the 2012-13 SoCalCross Prestige Series, it’s going to happen sooner or later. Maybe a lot. By January you’ll likely be ready to punch me in the throat. [...]
2012-13 SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES Season Kick-Off
ATTENTION RACERS… last minute race notes… REGISTRATION OPENS OFFICIALLY AT 7:30AM. COURSE OPEN FOR WARM UP AT 8:30AM. RACING BEGINS AT 9:00AM. BEGINNER’S CLINIC – MEET AT VOLER TENT AT 8AM. YOUR CX RACING AGE IS THAT OF 12.31.2013 SO YOU ARE AT LEAST ONE [...]
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 [...]
Could there be snow? New venue for Palmdale!
This is a new venue for the race but with similar features. Hope you can make it and the last chance to line up your best 11 points before the series finale next Saturday. DIRECTIONS: (from Los Angeles) From Interstate 5 merge onto northbound Highway [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Studio City, CALIFORNIA
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
DIRT CLUB CYCLOCROSS ~ Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 ~ Southern California Prestige Series of Cyclocross Round 6 North Weekend! @The World Famous Dirt Club! Nestled in the hills of Los Olivos sits the Dirt Club. Popular for mountain biking this venue hosted its first cyclocross [...]
The SoCalCross Prestige Series uses MyLaps for timing and scoring accurately each race. Getting accurate results right after a race or training session can make all the difference to athletes. The MYLAPS ProChip Timing System is fast, reliable and easy to use. It identifies all [...]
World-Wide Benefit Ride & Women's Day!
CALLING ALL THE LADIES! Come be a part of Southern California’a Panjshir Tour… Women Ride for Women Nationwide (W4W-M2M)! Let’s celebrate and build support for women worldwide! Friends and family are all welcome too. We have a packed, super fun weekend on tap. Download Printable [...]
Official Bike Shop and Sponsor of Women of SoCalCross PRESTIGE SERIES & UCI CXLA!
Thanks to Cynergy Cycles for support women’s racing as named sponsor of the SoCalCross Women’s Wave hosting women’s lounge at Prestige Series and helping us to offer equal prize money to the women’s Elite races at UCI CXLA in December! “Cynergy Cycles is a world-class [...]
PREFERRED ONLINE RETAILER & PRESENTING SPONSOR of ANZA CROSSING!
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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 [...]
Official Eyewear of the 2013-14 SoCalCross Prestige Series
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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 [...]
Hansen Dam Recreation Complex - Dronfield Picnic Area
Sunday January 23rd is our final race of the 2010-11 SoCalCross season… the January 2011 Cross Fever finale, Dam Cross! Hansen Dam Park – Los Angeles and is presented by H2O Overdrive. It is sure to be a fun time with a super fun course, [...]
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