"Mine is a budget SS racer that I'm trying out this season (my second)
-'94 GT Bravado LE frame that I welded home made track style dropouts on a few years ago for SS mtb
-29er takeoff wheels from my new Redline Monocog. I removed the…"
"I'm don't have much more experienced but, with the turns, are you trusting your tires? My first race I touched my front brake too much in a turn, crashed myself and the rider behind me. I've been mt biking for many years but the grass…"
"did you look at the "Cyclocross on the cheap" thread. My bike is an adapted hybrid and I have friend that rides his (hybrid) on our local paved trail as well as on our "Epic Status" mountain bike trails @ Brown county state park…"
Crashed headfirst into one of the famous olympic Stetina family in my neighborhood back in the 70's. Began riding recreational in 8th grade. Have ridden HS church trips, mountain biked since 94 and just this year ridden my first season of CX at the age of 47. Before now my big challenge was 12 and 24 hr racing.
Current Bike Collection:
94 GT Bravodo le with self converted drop outs for single speed mountain biking, 83 Trek 620, 85 Trek 820, 2010 Trek 2.1, 85 Gitane tandem, 92 Trek T1000 double track tandem, 2009 Nashbar mountain bike built up by mail order 1x8 hardtail, ?? Cannondale hybrid converted for CX 1x8 racing.
to watch; Le Tour de France
to race; any CX :)
2012 Salsa Spearfish
Favorite thing about cyclocross:
No matter how far back you race the crowd is still cheering, giving handups of beer /cash and rattling the cowbell FOR YOU!