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[Cyclists compete in a circuit race at Portland International Raceway.]
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Posted on January 29th, 2013 at 12:49 pm.
Kovalcik in Berlin (he's behind the middle guy in white).(Photo: Facebook)
Portland resident Zak Kovalcik is raising a lot of eyebrows in the track racing world. The Sizzle Pie Cycling p/b Veloforma team rider is currently in Germany competing in the 102nd annual Berlin Six Day. The event features a form of track racing known as [...]
Posted on November 19th, 2012 at 2:00 pm.
Mud left its mark on the Crusade finale out at PIR yesterday.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
Posted on October 8th, 2012 at 11:27 am.
Big crowds welcomed the 2012 Cross Crusade to Alpenrose yesterday.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
Posted on September 27th, 2012 at 11:45 am.
Portlanders will squeeze in a bike race whenever they can.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
If you still need convincing that Portland is the epicenter of America's cyclocross boom, consider this: Over 550 people showed up to race their bikes at the second week of the Blind Date at the Dairy series in Portland last night. On a [...]
Posted on June 12th, 2012 at 10:09 am.
"If you've ever been at a race where someone got mad and threw their bike, we're the opposite of that."— Team member Dylan Robbins (aka Admiral Longpour)
[Publisher's note: As part of our ongoing racing coverage (made even better by our embedded racer and journalist Josh Liberles) we'll be featuring profiles of local [...]
Posted on May 25th, 2012 at 10:26 am.
[Publisher's note: As part of our ongoing racing coverage (made even better by our embedded racer and journalist Josh Liberles) we'll be featuring profiles of local teams. From the super fast to the super silly, Portland is full of them! And, as the subject of our first profile proves, those attributes are not always mutually [...]
Posted on November 22nd, 2011 at 11:42 am.
The popularity of cyclocross continues to grow.(Photos © J. Maus)
The numbers are in and they show another year of very healthy growth for the Cross Crusade cyclocross race series. According to a tally by Oregon Bicycle Racing Association officials, 9,542 people participated in the series this year — that's over 800 more than last year.
Posted on October 31st, 2011 at 2:21 pm.
What a weekend!(Photos © J. Maus)
Posted on October 28th, 2011 at 9:37 am.
In case you haven't heard, the central Oregon town of Bend has become a premiere bike town. As they proclaim on VisitBend.com, "No other town in America can boast 8 USA Cycling National Championships in 4 years!"
This weekend will only further Bend's reputation as they host the Day of the Dead Cyclocross Festival — three [...]
Posted on October 3rd, 2011 at 10:11 am.
Big crowds turned out for the Crusade opener, which is typically the largest race of the year.- Photo Gallery - (Photos © J. Maus)