Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Nationals Weekend Photos

Some photos can be found
here from Greg McNeill and
here from Alex Rheinhardt

Monday, October 27, 2014

2014 Cyclocross Cup

Cup Races for 2014:  DarkCross, EgoCross, MennoCross, Dead Horse Cross, CrossTastic. Best 4 of 5 races count. Riders must score points in a majority of the events.
Points Structure:  30 for 1st, 25 for 2nd, 22 for 3rd, then decreasing by 1 point per position, all finishing riders receive at least 1 point. In the case of a tie the number of highest placings is the tie-breaker.
Note that cup points and seeding points are completely different systems.

CX 4 Men Final Standings
CX 4 Women Final Standings

Congratulations to all our winners! A great effort by everyone!

Saturday, October 25, 2014


Photo by Greg McNeill

Awesome, awesome job by everyone today: organizers, volunteers, and athletes!

The action continues Sunday with the UCI 2 Manitoba Gran Prix of Cyclocross.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

CX4 Move-Ups

The cyclocross committee would like to congratulate the following riders on their promotion from CX4 men to CX3 men.

in no particular order:
Luke Brodland
Ness Dalling
Evan Giesbrecht
Jared Giesbrecht
Damian Tryon
Matt Boyle
Travis Malcolm
George Kroupa

Monday, September 1, 2014

Sticky: What You Need To Know

August 30, 2014

Having trouble finding the information you need? To make it easier We've summarized most of the information you'll need for the 2014 season on a page here. Continue to watch the main page for details on upcoming events, etc. Enjoy the racing!

Number Handout At The Belgian Club

As in previous years, there will be a number handout at the Belgian Club on Thursday September 4th from 7 till approx 9 pm. Chips for the new timing system will also be assigned. Avoid a lot of race day frustration by doing this on Thursday and you can enjoy a cool Belgian beer at the same time if you wish. It's a great social kick-off to the season and if you've got questions for the cross coordinator, cross committee members, or commissaires this is the perfect opportunity.

Cross Labs 2014

The one and only CrossLabs returns for 2014.

Everyone is invited to free, fun cyclocross clinics at Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The clinics will involve skills and drills designed to challenge all abilities. If you are new to the sport and aiming to try an event this season or if you've got experience and are aiming to improve - these sessions are for you.

Dates: Sept 10 and 24th 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m
All sessions will be held at CMU. Parking is available in the lot north of the large university building (or come by bike - lots of great bike routes nearby!).

What to Bring:
- A bike in working order (mountain, touring, hybrid or cross bikes all work)
- Helmet
- Drinking water
- Bug spray
- If you're under 18, a parent or guardian (to sign a waiver -- all participants will need to sign a waiver in the presence of clinic staff)

Please note: These events are very popular. Accidents can and will happen. You take part at your own risk.

These particular sessions are put on by members of the cyclocross community, not the MCA.

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.