Clara Honsinger snags podium spot in World Cup cyclocross opener

Portlander Clara Honsinger (Team S&M) enjoyed her first Elite Women’s World Cup podium at Jinglecross in Iowa on Saturday.
(Photos: Drew Coleman)

“Incredible. This was absolutely a surprise. For anyone who’s been watching her rise through the ranks this is something you dream of happening you just don’t expect it to happen so soon.”

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Racing news roundup: Rathe conquers gravel, Wrye-Simpson gets her due, Point-S Nokian off to Colorado

L to R: Team Point S Nokian, Jacob Rathe, Team S&M CX.

I often feel like we should talk a lot more about Portland’s bike racing scene and the people who make it tick. After all, our region has a dynamic community of people who love competitive cycling in all its forms.

At this point in the season, many of those folks are switching gears from road and track racing to cyclocross. Before we embark on another muddy season, I want to share a few racing-related tidbits on my list…

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