Monday, November 24, 2008

Nebraska Cyclocross Championships

The Lincoln boys put on a very fun cyclocross event this past weekend. The Pioneers Park course is always a blast to ride on.

Shad Schriener and Chris Locke made the trip up to represent the Cow Town team. Shad did great in the Men's 1/2/3 class to take a well deserved 5th place finish. Chris Locke got up on the podium in the Single Speed class on both days.

Complete Day 1 Results

Some fine pictures can be found on Dirt Dobber.

Monday, November 17, 2008

De Stad Cross Cup A Huge Success!

Cow Town Cycling put on one heck of an event on Sunday. Thanks to The Wheel Cyclery and all the volunteers the De Stad Cross Cup / Kansas State Cyclocross Championships were a huge success. Held on what will surely become known has "the best cyclocross venue in the Midwest" - the University of St. Mary's course was "Bad Ass" as one racer commented.

Congratulations to Rich Anderson, Christopher Locke and Chris Locke for taking home De Stad Cyclocross Van Kansas Series titles on Sunday. We have a new state champion on Cow Town. Tige Lamb won the Master's 35+ Kansas State Cyclocross Championship with a great ride on Sunday.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Cow Town Presents the Kansas State Championships

Kansas State Cyclocross Championships

Leavenworth, KS - November 11, 2008 - The Cow Town Cycling Team is proud to present the 2008 Kansas State Cyclocross Championships. This years De Stad Cross Cup doubles as the the state championships on the historic campus of University of Saint Mary. A championship course has been designed using much of the natural 240 acres that the campus offers. "This is by far the sweetest course in the mid-west with sections of cobbles, natural run-ups, challenging sand, a beautiful tree lined hillside and the "mound of mercy", says the Cross Guru. Spectators and racers will both enjoy the course as it offers plenty of opportunities to view the action.

Kansas State Championships and De Stad Cyclocross Van Kansas series titles will be decided on Sunday. HRRC/Trek Stores Shadd Smith, lasts years De Sstad series champion, currently sits in 1st place with KCCX's Bill Marshall (National CX promoter) not far behind in 2nd. Past 24 hour National MTB Champion Cameron Chambers, winner of round #4, is in 3rd place and is always a threat to win. Mark Studnicki has been in the mix all season and presides in 4th. Last weekends Veterans Cross winner Success full Living Pro Cycling Team's Brian Jensen has improved with every event and will certainly challenge the other athletes for another win on Sunday. "The best all around cyclocross rider will win on Sunday. You need the complete package to win on this course", says event director Chris Locke.

Racing at the University of Saint Mary campus begins Sunday, November 16th at 10:30 a.m. with the Category 3/4 men going off first. Ladies, don’t forget that KCA is sponsoring the Category 4 women by supplementing your entry, which means you race for only $5. Races continue throughout the day with the Category Men 1/2/3 racing at 1:30 p.m. and the finale at 2:45 with the Juniors, Cat 4 Women, and Masters B. This is a great venue for spectating and you don't want to miss it.

Get your cross bikes ready to roll. There are categories for Men and Women from Pro to beginner with everything in between including the very popular Single Speed class. Visit for all the details.

Monday, November 10, 2008

Veterans Cross 2008

Roger Harrison and crew put on a great event. Over 200 riders raced in the 2008 Veterans Cross event. Cow Town was there and had a very strong showing.

Christopher Locke - 3rd Junior,Mark Cole - 2nd Single Speed, Chris Locke - 4th Single Speed, Brent Gowin - 8th Single Speed, Shad Schreiner - 11th Cat 1/2/3, Mark Cole - 4th Cat 3/4 Damian Almanza - 27th Cat 3/4, Tige Lamb - 8th Masters 35+

Here are some pictures by Cross Guru:

Veterans Cross / #5 De Stad Series

Veterans Cross the movie...

Friday, November 7, 2008

Cow Town Leads De Stad Series

The De Stad series points are up. Some great news for team Cow Town - 4 division leaders.

Rich Anderson - 1st Men's 4
Mark Cole - 1st Men's 3/4
Christopher Locke - 1st Junior Men
Chris Locke - 1st Single Speed

Complete series points on

Good luck to everyone at this weekend's Veterans Cross

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Veterans Cross

Round #5 of the De Stad Cyclocross Van Kansas series is this Sunday and heads to what has become Kansas’ cyclocross capital - Leavenworth. The Leavenworth High School course has brought us many great events including last year’s epic snow/icy state championships.

The Lantern Rouge brings us the Veterans Cross on a special course that he himself has designed and built. “Thanks to the Cliff, the LHS grounds crew and my son’s the course is all painted, primped and ready to go for this weekend’s event”

If you are a veteran, please let Roger know. Special honors for all Veterans at this year’s event. Also look for additional awards and SWAG from the one and only Lantern Rouge.

Looks like the weather is finally getting cold for this weekends big event, but don’t worry because we have indoor facilities. Registration, awards, food, restrooms and showers are all indoors.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Go Vote!

Election day is here. Get out there and vote.

The Missouri Bicycle Federation has some good info what the candidates stand for and the proposals that we will be voting on. Check out