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‘Cross, culture, and more: Bend’s big bike weekend starts today!

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 — … Read more

Buck-a-pint fundraiser will help send Portland racer to Cyclocross Worlds

Sue Butler(Photo: SueButlerRides.com) Later this month, 39-year old Portland bike racer Sue Butler is headed to St. Wendel Germany where she’ll represent Team USA at the UCI Cyclocross World Championships. To help get her there, a fundraiser has been planned for Tuesday night at Hopworks Urban Brewery (2944 SE Powell). Hopworks will donate $1 of … Read more

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A USGP finale preview by Pat Malach

Fans cheer a rider during the 2007 USGP stop in Portland.(Photos © J. Maus) The Greenware® U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross returns to Portland International Raceway Saturday and Sunday for the Stanley Portland Cup, the fourth and final round of the four-weekend, eight-race national series that started in September. Since 2004, the USGP has featured … Read more