Each and every cyclocross course, amateur or elite, has its own sets of challenges such as barbaric sand, demoralizing mud or crazy fans. But some courses are the stuff of legend. Here are five courses that Ritchey sees as iconic.
We're already knee-deep into the muck of cyclocross season. While you're watching all of the dirty action, be sure to keep an eye on these seven riders who are rapidly rising up the ranks and keeping us entertained each weekend.
Ritchey and KindHuman Bicycles have sponsored venerable fan favorite Adam Myerson for the past 5 years. We've gotten to know Adam as a professional athlete, advisor, and a friend. In an effort to know more about Adam, this is an excerpt from a week-long segment we're calling Off The Bike.
That's right...'cross is coming, and you're probably training by now. Right? Maybe you have that perfect song or playlist to keep you motivated before, during and after your ride sessions. Chelsea Weidinger, a American racing in C1 'cross, sure does, and she shares her playlist here.
The Swiss Cross has been part of the Ritchey stable of bikes for 25 years, and a new version is here to satisfy all of your cyclocross and other off-road racing cravings. While the core of this legendary steel bike remains true to its roots, there's some very modern updates found on this version. Here's what you need to know about the new Ritchey Swiss Cross.
Rebecca Gross immersed herself in the Belgian cyclocross experience by spending nearly two months living and racing in the motherland of the sport. This interview and photo gallery captured at Lille event of the DVV Trofee series will give you a feeling of what her experience has been like living the dream.
The cold weather of the off-season can have a chilling effect on your motivation. However, some unique opportunities exist to keep your cycling enjoyable, your fitness at an acceptable level and your spirits high. Ritchey-sponsored cyclocross and mountain bike racer Siobhan Kelly illustrates how she keeps going during the cold Canadian winters.
Now that we're well into the new year, with the gluttony of the holidays behind us, don't you think it's time to start your mountain bike racing training regimen? Sure, it's cold outside but winter pains equal summer gains! Check out this post for some winter MTB training tips and motivation.