Cyclocross

Cyclo-Cross is a hybrid form of road cycling/racing. Cyclo-cross (sometimes CCXCXcyclocross) is bicycling off-road and not to be confused with mountain biking. Cyclo-cross bikes are nearly identical to traditional road bikes but tend to have a longer wheelbase, a higher bottom-bracket for improved clearance over obstacles and tread on their tires for the purpose of riding on unpaved roads and rough trails.

CX Racing typically take place in the autumn and winter and consist of many laps of a short course featuring pavement, wooded trails, grass, steep hills, and obstacles requiring the rider to quickly dismount, carry the bike while navigating the obstruction and remount.

The Manitoba CX race calendar is established each year by the Cyclocross committee in January and posted to the MCA website in February. Events typically take place September to November.

The organization of CX races and events depends on the work of volunteers – consider joining the CX committee and help CX racing grow in Manitoba.

The committee consists of a Chair (MCA Board Member) and a representative from each club in Manitoba.

GET INVOLVED

Join a Club

Want to find a group to ride with? There are dozens of clubs in the city offering a wide variety of rides and adventures.

Cyclocross Committee Coordinator

Position Vacant

Please contact the MCA if you are interested in the MCA Board of Direction position of Cyclocross Coordinator.

Phone: 204-925-5686

Email: cycling.ed@sportmanitoba.ca

 

To organize a Cyclocross race, please contact the Cyclocross Committee Coordinator and then head on over to the Organizers section of this website for important information and resources.

Cyclocross Events

ROAD/CX – Commissaire Training

The MCA is pleased to announce they will be holding a Road and Cyclo-cross Officials Course Commissaires play a critical role in our sport, ensuring that cycling races are held in

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ROAD/CX – Commissaire Training

The MCA is pleased to announce they will be holding a Road and Cyclo-cross Officials Course Commissaires play a critical role in our sport, ensuring that cycling races are held in

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CX – Viking Cross

Woodcock Cycle Works is proud to present Viking Cross, the newest cyclocross race on the 2019 calendar in Manitoba. Held in Islandic-territory, Gimli Manitoba, on an old Motorcross track the

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Cyclocross News

MCA: Covid-19 update (Mar 17/20)

*PLEASE READ THIS MESSAGE IN ITS ENTIRETY * March 17, 2020 Hello to all MCA members, The Manitoba Cycling Association has been closely monitoring provincial, federal and global health agencies, in

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