The final weekend of the area cyclocross season featured two races at Herman Laird Park in Shawnee. Saturday's Cross In the New Year was contested in bitter cold but dry conditions. Sunday's Grote Prijs Shawnee conditions were slightly warmer but with snow on the ground and more wind. Meanwhile the European cyclocross season continues...
RESULTS Cross In The New Year
RESULTS Grote Prijs Shawnee
The Boxing Day Cyclocross fell on a work day for lots of folks, but a fair amount still braved the frigid weather for some good racing
Saturday December 30th Brit Style Training Race. $15 of fun. FLYER
Two additional 'cross races on the calendar for January 13th and 14th
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"WHEN: Wednesday, December 27th, 5:30-8:30
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Plenty of fun cyclocross racing on the calendar!
Dec 2nd and 3rd Cyclocross at Raytown BMX
Watch for some Donderdag! program training events on the weekends.
Dec 10th MO State Cyclocross Championship (near St. Louis)
Dec 26th Boxing Day CX at Leawood Park
Dec 30th Brit Style Cyclocross Training Race
Jan 13th 'Cross In The New Year at Herman Laird Park FLYER
Jan 14th Grote Prijs Shawnee at Herman Laird Park FLYER Final Race of Series60CX Lots of prizes!
Global Climate Change makes for some nice days in November, we'll let you ponder what that means for everything else.
Fast and Furriest rearranged the steep hill side but otherwise used the same 'bike driving' course from previous years. IF you made the podium, head over to Family Bicycles to pick up your gift certificate.
Next up some super fun CX at the Raytown BMX track: FLYER
Centennial Park in Lawrence was the site of the 2017 Kansas Cyclocross Championship for categories. A similar course to last year, but without a pavement start and some additional log features was utilized. Cold start in the morning, changing to almost unseasonable warmth in the afternoon. The post race food and refreshments were bountiful
Next up: Fast and Furriest cyclocross at the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City
RESULTS from Sunday's Kansas Age Group Cyclocross Championships. One of the best designed courses in the metro with climbing, sand, pavement start and recovery. Food and beer for the after party and a scenic view of Wyandotte County Lake.
Photos from Jesse Miguel
NEXT UP: 360 Cup Kansas Category Cyclocross Championship FLYER
Cyclocross Season is in full swing.
The very very cool Womens Dirt Summit happens on Saturday November 11th.
The first of two weekends of Cyclocross Championship races for Kansas, November 12th at Wyandotte County Lake Park: Kansas Age Group Cyclocross Championships FLYER
November 19th is the Kansas Category Cyclocross Championship in Lawrence. FLYER