Sunday, January 27, 2013

Cyclocross is booming in the USA

The World effing Championships takes place in Louisville next weekend!

Get yourself out there! This is an historic occasion; it is the very first time ever that the World Championships has been held outside of Europe.

In the meantime, the cross monkeys have been hard at work behind the scenes ensuring that 2013 will be the best year ever for Arkansan cyclocross.

Oh, read this:
Over a seven year period, from 2005 to 2011, the number of cross racers more than tripled while the number of sanctioned events more doubled according to USA Cycling; the number of cyclo-cross racers (number of racers actually reported to have participated or taken a start in cyclo-cross events) grew from 31,828 to 97,954 strong while during the same period, the number of sanctioned events increased from 237 to 507.