Back to School & Cyclocross August 2014

The Run-Up To Fun

When fall rolls around, it means only one thing to many—cyclocross. Cyclocross offers riders of any skill level the experience of short-circuit racing in a great environment—one that also caters to spectators. Participation has grown dramatically, and cyclocross shows signs of a strong future. This issue of Call Up touches on some key ways to be successful in this rapidly growing sport.

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  • Exploring the Industry
    Just Atypical ‘Cross Racer
    August 2014

    Just Atypical ‘Cross Racer

    Foundry-sponsored Singlespeed Cyclocross National Champion—and all around nice guy—Tim Allen gives us a glimpse of what a week during ’cross racing season looks like for him, and shares his intensely relaxed approach to winning.

  • Tech Tips & Info
    A Total Pit
    August 2014

    A Total Pit

    Having a solid mechanic and pit setup for a cyclocross race is not just a luxury; it can be the difference between finishing a race and grinding your bike and components into complete oblivion.

  • About QBP
    A Little Friendly Office Competition
    August 2014

    A Little Friendly Office Competition

    The grounds around QBP’s main office and distribution center here in Minnesota are beautiful, with natural prairie, tons of trees, a big pond, and the 2,565–acre Hyland Lake Park Reserve right in our back yard. But it was missing something: a fall cyclocross race! Luckily for us, inside Lazer reps and ’crossers Matt Leizinger and Will Greenwood stepped in with a plan.