The world comes to the Louisville, Ky USA. for the first Cyclocross World Championships held outside of Europe.
The UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Louisville, KY, by every account, were spectacular. Brilliant performances by the athletes, a perfectly challenging course, and a fantastic scene at the race including nearly 12,000 fans from every part of the world. Our hats go off to everyone who made it there and made it such a collectively [...]
The 2012/2013 US Cyclocross National Championships took place in Verona, WI, just outside of Madison, this past Sunday with the Elite Men’s & Women’s finals. Conditions were treacherous on the two-mile course, sub-freezing (17 degrees) with contrasting ice and mud. What the athletes suffered through in terms of temperatures and conditions was amazing to witness, [...]
Cyclocrosswrold.com’s Tim Johnson, a three-time elite US National Cross Champ, visits SRAM HQ and takes some time to discuss the Louisville World Championship course.The Elite World Cyclocross Championship course in Louisville, KY, has been designed with all the elements of a “classic” cross course. The 2.7 km course is on the shorter side but with [...]
In The Cyclocross Advantage, SRAM Cyclocross athletes and mechanics speak to the inherent advantages of their SRAM and Avid componentry. SRAM places a lot of importance on these types of discussions, they can often help define the direction of product development. We want to once again thank our athletes and teams for taking the time [...]
Just as the Gangham song literally jumps the shark, we shot this cyclocross video in Bend, OR, at the Deschutes Brewery Cup US Gran Prix of Cyclocross race. Special thanks to the athletes who helped over three days, all in fun, we hope you enjoy. Starring: Chris Jones Ryan Trebon Tim Johnson Katie Antonneau Nicole [...]
Rider: Katie Compton Team: Trek Cross Collective Bike: Trek Ion CX (52) Drivetrain: SRAM RED-2012 Cranks: SRAM RED 175 Chainrings: Wickwerks 44/34 Cassette: SRAM XG 1090 (12-27) Chain: SRAM PC 1091R Wheels: Bontrager Aelous 3.0 Tires: FMB Bars: Bontrager Stem: Bontrager Seatpost: Bontrager Brakes: Avid Shorty Ultimate – custom National Champ red-white-blue Saddle: Bontrager Rider: Jeremy [...]
The season of mud and suffering is here! Beyond SRAM’s incredible spring season, multiple gold’s in London, and a dramatic victory at the Vuelta, there is still plenty of racing left in the form of cyclocross. SRAM’s road componentry cut its teeth in the harsh conditions of ‘cross, where its performance and durability are continually [...]