Cross Cultural

With bikes from Redline, Bike Hugger is racing Cyclocross this year and blogging about Cross culture. Back in the day, way back in the formative years of Bike Hugger, I raced Cross for 2 seasons. At the time, the names were Norton, Grande, Undem, Rutledge, and others. Cross was just getting mainstreamed with a national series, a UCI race, and magazine coverage. Totally sucking at it — the Texas 2-step was my remount method — I eventually just focused on road.

In the Pacific Northwest, Cross is too big to ignore and we’ve got late season road racing this year at Interbike … so, here we go (cue Timerlake’s “bringing sexy back”) right into Cross season. Readers, please add your resouces, links, and thoughts in the comments.


Dialing the bikes in at Lincoln Park and watching the sunset.


We’re covering Starcrossed, CrossVegas during Interbike, will podcast quick tutorials with Redline, and maybe I’ll faceplant the sand pit at North Seatac again!

Cyclocross: An hour In hell

Also see Pure Sweet Hell.

Cross Primer