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

SUF Cycling Open House

SUF cycling in partnership with the Manitoba Cycling Association will be hosting an open house on Sunday, Nov 25th at Snap Fitness on Taylor. Please join us for a free Open

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