Monday, April 14, 2014

2014 Equipment Rules

Please note that for 2014 all riders in the A and B events (CX1/2 Men, CX3 Men, and CX1/2/3 Women) must have a cyclocross style bike (tires max 34 mm wide, road style handlebars NOT straight bars, max width of bars 50 cm). This requirement is still more liberal than the UCI standard.

In 2009 and 2010 the cyclocross committee published rules outlining that all categories except the lowest would require a cyclo-cross bike. A lot of time has been given for riders to adapt to the equipment rules. Riders in the C event (CX4 men, CX4 women, and citizen racers) will still be allowed to use mountain bikes that conform to UCI MTB standards (i.e. no bar ends, no studded tires, at least two functioning brakes, no aero bars, etc.)

Note that to participate in Nationals all bikes will have to conform to UCI standards, the most obvious difference with ours being a max tire width of 33mm.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Republic of Manitobah Pics

Junkyard Dogs have posted images from the Republic of Manitobah cross race here.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Cross Cup

Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Manitoba Cross Cup Series!

CX1/2 Men: Willem Boersma
CX 12/3 Women: Anna Schappert
CX3 Men: Ian Hall
CX4 Men: Kailen Shackleton
CX4 Women: Jane Yardley

The full CycloCross Cup points in detail can be found here.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Monday, October 28, 2013

Number Hand In/Deposit Return

Sunday, we'll be collecting numbers after people race and handing back deposits. Same area as registration.

Numbers should be returned without pins in them. (We will launder them on return.)

We'll be around for only a short time after the 60 minute race, so riders should make a note to return them immediately after their race.

If you can't make it to The Forks on Sunday anyone can bring your numbers in for you.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

The Last Half

Next up is Southern Cross in Altona. Details can be found here.

The following week is CrossTastic at Whittier Park. Information is here.

The season wraps up with Cyclocross Provincials at the Forks on Sunday November 3rd. Please note that you must hold a full MCA race licence to participate in the medal events (i.e. Citizen's licences do not qualify). An open event will be held (open to all) that citizen licensees are welcome participate in.


Thursday, October 3, 2013

Beach Cross!

Notes from OCC about Beach Cross:

We are very excited to see you at St. Malo Provincial Park for Beach Cross this Sunday!

All pre-registered racers will receive goodies from our presenting sponsors---
Fresh espresso shot from Parlour Coffee
Pastry goodness from Jonnies Sticky Buns
Extra shots/buns available for purchase - cash only.

The 2013 course keeps the best of last year (see you on Heckler's Hill) and adds in some new features including an uphill finish. If you're spectating, dress for the elements - the breeze off the lake can be cool.

See you at the beach!