How to Prepare for Cyclocross Season

As the long summer days grow shorter and turn cooler, many road cyclists and mountain bikers capitalize on their fitness by competing at local cyclocross races. This intense, mixed-terrain style of racing has become more and more popular over the years, but what exactly is it?

From the courses to the gear, we simplify and break down everything you need to know about cyclocross, as well as how to get started. If you like riding bikes, getting dirty, competing with your buddies and drinking beer, cyclocross may just be the sport for you.

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