Saturday, August 27, 2011

Get With the Program - 3 Steps

So ya think you wanna give cyclocross a try, or maybe pick up a few tips/techniques to get better ... here's a basic 3 step program

(1) Attend this:    Free CX clinic 8/28 at Longbranch Park in Liverpool, NY hosted by Syracuse Bicycle and Team Ommegang - Syracuse Bicycle 

(2) Read this:  The unofficial CX racers bible/manual/reference by Simon Burney.

(3) Watch this:   The gold standard of CX instruction & techniques from Cycle-Smart.

(4) Bonus Steps:  websites to know:,, and associated links thereof; search YouTube for CX; get a cowbell; read the blogs of J-Pow, Jonathan Page, Adam Myerson and any other CXers, practice/practice/practice; know basic first aid for bloody/muddy shins; and most importantly .... keep the embrocation off your boy or girl parts.

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