A longtime pro explains why cyclocross took over Portland.
How did cyclocross become the most popular cycle sport in
Portland? Molly Cameron has some theories, and they stretch from Belgium
to the space between the tire and fork on your bike.
Photo: Christina Cooke At 8:50 on Sunday morning, I stood with my bike at the starting line of the two-mile cyclocross course at Alpenrose Dairy with no idea what I was getting myself into. Curious about the sport's appeal among local cycling enthusiasts, I'd borrowed a friend's thick-tired single-speed and registered for a race, the first in the eight-week Cross Crusade series. (Check out WW's ...