The Run Up: Hardwood Cross

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Hardwood Cyclocross Race Report Better late than never I guess.  Now that I’ve had a couple days to digest how Sunday’s race at Hardwood went its time to sit down and write out this race report.  As usual its not going to be some blow my blow account but focus on more of the major events. Hardwood was once again

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Maxxis Speed Terrane Review

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Maxxis Speed Terrane Cyclocross Tire Review The Maxxis Speed Terrane is a semi-slick cyclocross racing tire with aggressive side knobs that is designed for hardpacked and sandy courses.  It features a file tread down the middle for fast speed on hardpacked and sandy courses with triplets of paddled knobs down the center for climbing and breaking traction.  The Speed Terrane

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The Run Up: We Need More Cowbell

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We Need More Cowbell Race Report Cross is here!  But cross weather definitely isn’t.  Boy that was a scorcher.  Even at the 9:30 start the temperature was hot at Bissell’s Hideaway making for some tough racing at We Need More Cowbell, the first Ontario Cup cyclocross race of the season. Since we are taking about the weather, let’s talk about

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The Run Up: Introduction

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Welcome to The Run Up What is The Run Up? Basically its me trying to be creative with my naming of my blogs for this fall’s cyclocross season.  Also, I figure if I kind of make it into a series I will be more committed to regular blogging unlike I was during the road season.  Heck, I almost thought about

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Running for Cyclocross

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Should You do Specific Workouts for Running for Cyclocross? Running is a big part of cyclocross.  Its one of the key elements that makes cyclocross what it is.  Without the necessity to get off your bike and run, cyclocross would be little more than mountain biking on boring courses or grass crits.  And the amount of running and the importance

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