Southern Cross CX

Canterbury, May-September 2016

Qu. What is cyclocross?

Ans. Fast and furious.

Cyclocross is a cross between road racing and mountain biking. Competitors race laps around a course featuring a variety of surfaces (pavement, grass, sand, gravel, dirt, etc.) while negotiating a number of obstacles that may require them to dismount and remount their bicycle. 

Six Rounds as follows:

May 29 - Lake Roto Kohatu
June 19 - Lake Ellesmere
July 10 - Spencer Park
July 31 - Black Estate Winery, Waipara
August 21 - Rangiora
September 11 - Ferrymead Park

Three races each round:

Cyclocross Development race (run what you brung, any bike, no separate categories, no series points) 30mins + 1 lap
B Grade (Cyclocross bikes only) 40 mins + 1 lap
A Grade (Cyclocross bikes only) 50 mins + 1 lap