DSGP Race No. 1 // New Orleans // Results + Recap

Late Friday night, the finishing touches were put on the cyclocross course that Rouler Racing and Semi-Tough Cycling Club had been building since summer on the abandoned golf course in City Park. With great pride, 1.7 miles of swampy chicanery, off-camber turns, mud, sand, and grass was rolled out to be rolled on. Astounding numbers…

Nola to Angola: A Ride to The Farm

On Friday morning, October 18, our friend Katie (KDHL), recent alleycat winner and leader of Loose Bloomers Cycling Club, will be among 40 cyclists embarking on a three-day, 170 mile ride to Angola Prison. Katie has been crucial in getting this off the ground, but isn’t just doing it because she loves to ride. The…

Cyclocross Spectator Survival Guide

Wearing costumes, getting saucy, rolling in the mud, pushing the limits of cycling ability; cyclocross racers are doing it ALL FOR YOU, the spectator. OK, so most of us would probably still do those things in a dark room with nobody watching, but the point remains, cyclocross is a wicked fun spectator sport. The atmosphere…

Bookin’ It! : a Book Book! Alleycat Recap

Book Book! was bursting with unabridged awesomeness. Mega-Ultra-Thanks to Drew Stephan for organizing, to all the gracious sponsors for coming through with killer prizes, and especially to all the generous volunteers and checkpoint workers who put together a great mix of fun and challenging checkpoints. Turnout was strong, with 65 registered riders, and a few…

A Few More Photos From 2 Broke 4 the Worlds Alleycat

With the Book! Book! Alleycat only one week away, I thought I’d post a few leftover photos from the 2 Broke 4 the Words Alleycat to get you in the racing mood. Speaking of racing, I plan on riding my track bike all zippy like around the lakefront this evening. Meet up at NOMA at…

The Way Things Are – A DSGP Update

You may have noticed we’ve been pretty quiet over here for the past week or so. Never at a shortage for words, there is clearly an explanation afoot. We’ve been hard at work trying to make this whole Delta States Cyclcross thing a reality, and we’re proud to say that there is significant progress. Although…

2 Broke 4 The Worlds Alleycat – Guest Gallery by Christine Moser

Christine Moser has been taking a lot of photos lately of all our cycling shenanigans (Goldsprints and ‘Cross) and that’s a great thing! It’s a nice change to see an event through another photographer’s lens.  Enjoy this gallery of hers from the 2 Broke 4 the Worlds Alleycat!

Going For Goldsprints – Guest Gallery by Christine Moser!

We kicked off 2 Broke 4 The Worlds with Goldsprints, everyone’s favorite way to cramp up and burn out legs before a big race. For the unacquainted, Goldsprints are stationary bike races. Two fixed gear bikes on roller stands, hooked up to a computer that tells the world who cranked out the faster time for…

CX In the Swamp – New Location!

New meet up location and new course. Just off the intersection of Harrison and Wisner. We’ll be out there again this Thursday at 6pm. Loose agenda: practice some technical aspects, parade lap around the course to show obstacles/dangers, a few times at easy pace and then a four lap race for bragging rights. Bring: Bike suitable for…