Category Archives: Cycling Technique

Cyclo-Cross Skills – Taking the Barriers in Stride

Barriers or Hurdles are a common feature in Cyclo-cross races, and they require several skills to negotiate efficiently: dismounting; steering and breaking while dismounting; carrying the bike; hurdling while carrying the bike; remounting. In some cases for the most skilled racers, it is possible to jump the barriers while mounted on the bike, and this always pleases the crowd, but it is risky. Continue reading Cyclo-Cross Skills – Taking the Barriers in Stride

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