looks at the past and present of American cyclocross. Some highlights:
-Exclusive profile of our first national champion and cover boy, Laurence Malone, who won the first five editions of Nats from 1976-1980
-The story of the McCormack brothers, Frank and Mark, who defined the sport in this country for a decade.
-A contemporary grassroots American cyclocross story, set on an airstrip in Central Idaho.
-A look back at Swiss Cross and a country that dominated our sport in the late 1970s and early ’80s.
-Profile of up-and-coming Belgian Tom Meeusen by Christine Vardaros and her own report on the pro life
-Working man Canadian Aaron Schooler profile
-Crash your ‘cross bike
-Build and race a singlespeed.
-Weight weenie confessions and tests
-Mechanical disc brake tests and overview
-Reviews: the Redline Carbon Conquest Team, Ritchey Swiss Cross, KHS CX300, Raleigh Roper and Moots RSL Psychlo X cyclocross bikes.
-More updates on racing Issue 14′s Cheap Bike