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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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event: SCPS#8: ANZA Crossing & Strada Crossa presented by Jenson USA
Nov 08, 2014

Epic Historic SoCalCross Saturday and Dirt Grinder Sunday in Riverside!
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event: SCPS#5-6: Spooky Cross Weekend
Oct 25, 2014

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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sponsor: Big Red Coaching
Oct 23, 2014

Big Red Coaching offers comprehensive training programs for riders and racers looking to improve their next century ride time or win races at the elite level. Description Take your riding to the next level with coach Brandon Gritters! Big Red Coaching offers several different training [...]

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post: BRANDT, BOURDEVAIRE CRUSH KROSSTOBERFEST
Oct 23, 2014

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 [...]

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post: IRVINE LAKE THE PLACE FOR SPOOKY CROSS WEEKEND
Oct 22, 2014

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 [...]

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event: El Grande Fondo & SCPS#4: Kross-toberfest El Dorado!
Oct 19, 2014

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 [...]

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post: Latest SoCalCross News…
Oct 17, 2014

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 [...]

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event: SOCALCROSS HAPPY HOUR @ THE MOB SHOP – OJAI!
Oct 16, 2014

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 [...]

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post: SOCALCROSS SERIES SIZZLES IN LONG BEACH
Oct 11, 2014

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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event: Rock N’ Road Family-Style CX Clinic & Practice Races
Oct 05, 2014

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: [...]

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event: SCPS#3: Cross at the BEACH
Oct 04, 2014

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 [...]

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post: NAUMAN, GRITTERS, BOURDEVAIRE KICK IT OFF IN SOCAL
Oct 02, 2014

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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sponsor: ROAD RUNNER BAGS
Sep 30, 2014

HANDMADE IN L.A.

Road Runner Bags: Hand Made by California Locals. By Cyclists for Cyclists! With an eye for detail and always filling a need, Road Runner Bags was founded. We do everything in house and our line continues to expand from back packs for cyclists and bags [...]

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sponsor: AMERICAN CLASSIC
Sep 30, 2014

Everybody is talking about wider rims for both road and mountain bike. What does it really mean for you, the rider? There are a few wide rim profiles on the market but they are either heavy, or too light and flexy. Bill Shook used his [...]

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event: SCPS#1: O’Melveny Cross presented by H&S Bicycles!
Sep 28, 2014

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 [...]

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event: Happy Hour Tour @ Centric Sport, Sierra Madre
Sep 24, 2014

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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post: SCPS#1/2: O’Melveny Cross p/b H&S Bicycles!
Sep 19, 2014

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 [...]

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event: Happy Hour Tour Golden Saddle Cyclery
Sep 12, 2014

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 [...]

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event: Jenson USA Cross Training Grinder Ride & Cyclocross Clinic
Sep 11, 2014

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 [...]

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event: Verdugo Park Practice Race pb Montrose Bike Shop
Sep 04, 2014

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 [...]

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post: SoCalCross NEWS 2014!
Sep 04, 2014

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 [...]

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post: 2014-15 SoCalCross Calendar in the works!
Aug 05, 2014

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 [...]

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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: 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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event: SCPS #17 & 18: Santa Cross Weekend
Dec 15, 2013

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 [...]

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post: LATEST SoCalCross NEWS
Dec 11, 2013

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 [...]

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event: SCPS #15 & 16: Hart Park CX Weekend
Dec 08, 2013

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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event: UCI CXLA Cross After Dark Finale Weekend
Dec 01, 2013

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 [...]

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event: SCPS #12: 10th Annual Turkey Trot Cross!
Nov 24, 2013

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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sponsor: SIERRA NEVADA BREWING
Nov 21, 2013

Official Beer of CXLA Cross After Dark Weekend

Why We Brew… Inspired by the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountains, our beers are designed to be as bold, wild and unwavering as those storied granite peaks. With respect to tradition and an unbridled passion for innovation, Sierra Nevada beers are inspired by the philosophy that [...]

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event: SCPS #10-11: Long Beach CX Weekend
Nov 17, 2013

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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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: 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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shop: H & S Bicycles
Nov 06, 2013

BURBANK, CA

Since 2000, H&S Bicycles is a family owned and operated independent bicycle sales and service shop in Burbank, CA. Our staff is comprised of riders and racers who are passionate about their work. We carry the largest inventory of Giant and Cannondales in the San [...]

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event: SCPS #7 & 8: SLO Cross Weekend
Nov 02, 2013

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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post: Race Report: Spooky Kross Weekend
Oct 30, 2013

By Phil Beckman PBcreative

An axe chopping through a bedroom door. Spiked fingers slowly rising from a fetid swamp. Crimson liquid circling a bathtub drain. Fangs sinking into young, quivering neck flesh. An alien baby bursting from a writhing astronaut. A chainsaw blade spewing bits of … ahem. Sorry. [...]

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event: SCPS #5 & 6: Spooky Kross LA Bikefest Weekend 2013
Oct 28, 2013

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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sponsor: Bonk Breaker
Oct 24, 2013

Bonk Breaker Nutrition Bars: The best energy and protein bars on the planet!

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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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event: SPCS #4: Pacifica Crossfest
Oct 19, 2013

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 [...]

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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: SCPS2: Action Heats Up at Velocity Cross
Oct 09, 2013

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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sponsor: Castex Rentals
Oct 01, 2013

Motion Picture equipment rentals and sales.This includes photo and production lighting, generators, canopies, tables, chairs, grip equipment, moving equipment, special effects, traffic control, and expendable sales. About Family owned and operated business in the heart of Hollywood. From the start Castex has been dedicated towards [...]

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event: SCPS #1: SoCalCross Season Kick Off… RALLY ‘CROSS WEEKEND!
Sep 30, 2013

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 [...]

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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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club: Triple Threat Cycling Team
Aug 24, 2013

Triple Threat Cycling Team is comprised of athletes competing in mountain, road and cyclocross races. For 2013 our team will have approximately 30 race members and an additional 15 club riders. The primary focus of our team is race events in California. Some of our top 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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event: 2013 CX World Championships
Feb 02, 2013

Louisville, Kentucky

ALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACES ARE  STREAMING LIVE VIA YOUTUBE.COM/UCI CHANNEL – SATURDAY FEB 2ND: Louisville, KY (February 1, 2013) – Forecast data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) project that high water levels in the Ohio River will cause Beargrass Creek to flood [...]

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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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event: SCPS #17 – CX into 2013
Dec 31, 2012

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 [...]

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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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event: SCPS #15/16 – Santa Cross Weekend
Dec 16, 2012

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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sponsor: IRT Wheels: Inertia Racing Technology
Dec 13, 2012

Inertia Racing Technology was formed in 2010 with the goal of creating a well-rounded and high-quality product for cyclists of all abilities. Whether you are a casual rider, world-class cyclist, professional or an age-group triathlete, there is an iRT wheel set to meet your needs. [...]

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sponsor: Cardo BK-1
Dec 12, 2012

The world’s first Bluetooth Cycling Communication and Entertainment System

The cardo BK-1 is a bicycle specific product that revolutionizes the cycling experience with its advanced communication innovations and entertainment features. Suitable for all cyclists, its unique Bluetooth intercom conferencing feature allows cyclists to hold a conversation at a range of up to 500 meters. “We [...]

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event: SCPS #14 – SLO Cross
Dec 09, 2012

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 [...]

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event: SCPS #13 – Dirt Club CX
Dec 08, 2012

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 [...]

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event: SCPS #12: UCI CXLA WEEKEND-CROSS AFTER DARK FINALE!
Dec 03, 2012

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 [...]

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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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event: SCPS #11 – Turkey Trot Cross
Nov 25, 2012

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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sponsor: Universal Sports
Nov 22, 2012

WHERE CHAMPIONS ARE MADE

Universal Sports, a partnership between NBC Sports and InterMedia Partners, LP, is the premier multi-platform media destination for Olympic-related sports programming in the United States. Offering more than 1,200 hours of original programming each year, Universal Sports has exclusive rights to world and national championship [...]

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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

CLICK FOR THE OFFICIAL REPORT

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event: SCPS #8 – Velocity Cross
Nov 04, 2012

... 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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event: SCPS #6/7 – San Diego CX Weekend
Oct 28, 2012

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 [...]

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club: Team Pegasus
Oct 24, 2012

In 2006, a few like-minded Midwestern cyclists gathered to form a team on which they could race and enjoy the fun of cycling. Our objective: recruit people who were currently racing alleycats and non-sanctioned races to race competitively in a variety of sanctioned race events. [...]

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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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event: SCPS #4/5 – LA Bike Fest: UCI Spooky Cross Weekend
Oct 22, 2012

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 – [...]

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event: SCPS #3 – Pacifica Crossfest
Oct 13, 2012

DON’T FORGET THE RACE IS SATURDAY!!! LINK TO DIRECTIONS: http://binged.it/UWshlM

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post: MEET THE PR GEEK
Oct 04, 2012

See you at the races

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. [...]

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event: SCPS #1: CX in the OC
Sep 30, 2012

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 [...]

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post: 2012-13 Season begins September 30th!
Mar 03, 2012

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 [...]

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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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event: The Final Showdown!
Jan 21, 2012

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: [...]

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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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event: SCPS #21: High Desert Cyclocross
Jan 15, 2012

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 [...]

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event: SCPS #20: SPYclocross @ CSUSM
Jan 06, 2012

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 [...]

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event: SCPS #19: Cross into 2012
Dec 31, 2011

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 [...]

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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: 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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shop: Universal Cycles
Dec 15, 2011

Studio City, CALIFORNIA

Address Here at Universal Cycles we have a passion for biking whether it be on trails or the road. We will do best to be sure you get the bike best suited to your needs.If you know anybody who is looking for a bike, feel [...]

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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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event: SCPS #16: Hart Park Cyclocross… Madness!
Dec 11, 2011

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 [...]

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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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event: UCI CXLA Weekend: DTLA Historic CX
Dec 03, 2011

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 [...]

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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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event: SLO Cross: Cambria
Nov 19, 2011

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 [...]

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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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event: Velocity Cross @ Prado Regional Park
Nov 13, 2011

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 [...]

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event: LIVE! Long Beach Eco-Sport-Fest Sunday
Nov 06, 2011

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 [...]

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event: Adams Avenue Cyclo-Cross
Oct 30, 2011

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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event: SCPS #6: Dirt Club Cross
Oct 22, 2011

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 [...]

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sponsor: My Laps Sports Timing
Oct 12, 2011

Chip Timing

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 [...]

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event: Women’s Ride for Women (W4W-M2M) So Cal’s Panjshir Tour
Oct 08, 2011

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 [...]

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sponsor: Cynergy Cycles
Oct 01, 2011

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 [...]

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sponsor: Jenson USA
Sep 29, 2011

OFFICIAL BIKE SHOP PREFERRED ONLINE DEALER & PRESENTING SPONSOR of ANZA CROSSING!

At Jenson USA, everyone you’ll speak to is a diehard cyclist. Whether your game is Cross, Road, MTB, or BMX, you’ll get great prices, outstanding advice, and service with a smile. Shop online at www.JensonUSA.com, breeze in-and-out of our Riverside Will-Call store or visit our [...]

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event: Pacifica Crossfest
Sep 25, 2011

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 [...]

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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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sponsor: Spy Optic
Sep 04, 2011

Official Eyewear of the 2013-14 SoCalCross Prestige Series

About Spy THE COMPANY The color orange is symbolic of much of life itself; bold, fiery, unique and sometimes blinding, a color that ignited a group of active friends in Southern California to re-invent eyewear.  Their vision was orange and a single thought rang true: [...]

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shop: Newbury Park Bike Shop
Sep 04, 2011

Specialties We specialize in everything cycling. Whether it is your child’s first tricycle a custom built electronic shifting Di2 mountain bike or that new carbon road bike you’ve been dreaming of, you can count on us to have the largest and best selection in Southern [...]

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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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event: SoCalCross Fever #3 – Dam Cross!
Jan 23, 2011

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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sponsor: SDG Components
Dec 18, 2010

Inspired in the early ‘90s by the Huntington Beach, Calif., action sports scene and the speed defies gravity mantra, SDG COMPONENTS has emerged as a leader in the global bicycle saddle market. From its inception, the Company had sought to shatter stereotypes by creating the [...]

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