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First Disc bike....what should I know?

Hey everyone, hoping I can have some tips and tidbits on what I should know with my first CX disc bike.  Quick primer: I've been racing roa…

Started by Jake Burby

0 Aug 11, 2015

Kid cyclocross bike

I am looking to get my son a cyclocross bike. He is 9 and I am looking at the Kona Jake 24 and the Redline Conquest 24, and leaning towards…

Started by Kendra Flemmer

0 Jun 25, 2015

Why am I getting my a** handed to me racing CX???

I'm new to CX and competed in 2 CX events over the last month. I'm in the best condition that I've ever been, over the last 2 season I'm in…

Started by Ken

4 Dec 18, 2014
Reply by Ken

Tips for first race in snow

Racing Beaver cross in CT on sunday. Forecast for this weekend is calling for snow (5" sat night, then 1" sunday morning around start time)…

Started by Nick DiGangi

8 Dec 11, 2014
Reply by Matthew Arcand

Newby choosing a bike

I know this is a common question, so here are some specifics. I live in Lake Tahoe and ride a mountain bike. A long time ago I was an Ironm…

Started by Jon Paul

5 Dec 9, 2014
Reply by Jon Paul

Tire selection

So I am posting this in the "noob" section because I finally broke down and built a cross specific rig. I have been riding/racing bike XC m…

Started by Bryan Gast

1 Nov 30, 2014
Reply by Kris Fleming

Tifosi CK1

Hey i've been offered a Tifosi CK1 brand new for £600 obviously the hefty discount makes it a sensible choice to get alot of bike for my mo…

Started by matt ogley

0 Nov 13, 2014

How many CX races did you watch before racing?

First time poster here! Just many races did you guys watch before signing up for your first race? I've watched a couple o…

Started by Greg Basa

12 Sep 26, 2014
Reply by Timmy R

All Condition Tires for 200-pounder?

This is my first post here at CX magazine so thank you to the admin's for approving me. 2011-2012 is my first year cross racing, but i've b…

Started by Jeffrey Davis

19 Sep 25, 2014
Reply by Timmy R

Which disc-brake CX suits my needs?

Hello everyone! I'm new to this forum and new to the whole cyclocross community. Here's the story. I want to buy my first cx bike but I'm…

Started by Michał Łuniewski

2 Feb 21, 2014
Reply by Craig MacIntyre


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