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Written by David Riemenschneider   
Tuesday, 07 October 2008

Cyclocross continues to explode in popularity and especially here in the Greater Cincinnati area. As evidenced by 25% of the nations UCI sanctioned CX races taking place in the region and the recent announcement of Louisville hosting the 2012 Master's World Championships and 2013 World CX Championships. 


QCW's Lionhearts Racing Team is an area leader in youth cyclocross racing. Team QCW also has a strong CX contingent. 


The 2012 Ohio Valley CX schedule has been announced and it looks to be an exciting year for Cyclocross racing in the Ohio Valley. The series has expanded to 13 dates (Sep 16 - Dec 16) and by contrast there are fewer 'double' weekends. There are several Non-OVCX events available to all leading up to theCX World Championships right down the road in Louisville in 2013.

2012 Ohio Valley Cyclocross Calendar:

Sept 16 Huber's Apple Cross (NEW!), Louisville

Sept 30 St. Mary’s Cyclocross, Indianapolis

Oct 7 Midwest Outdoor Exp. (Gearfest), Dayton

Oct 14 Gun Club Cross, Cincinnati

Oct 21 Bloomingcross, Bloomington

Oct 28 Storm the Greens, Louisville

Nov 2 Cincy3 (Devou, Kings CX, Harbin), Cincinnati

Nov 18 Promotion Cross, Lexington

Nov 25 Brookside Cup, Indianapolis

Dec 9 John Bryan CX, Dayton

Dec 16 Major Taylor Velodrome (NEW), Indianapolis

NON-OVCX Dates To Note:
Sept 8 Lionhearts CX, Cincinnati (Fundraiser for Lionhearts Jr. Racing)
Sept 15 Hubers Apple CX Day1, Louisville
Sept 22 USGP Madison Day 1, Madison, WI
Sept 23 USGP Madison Day 2, Madison, WI
Nov 10 USGP Louisville Day 1, Louisville
Nov 11 USGP Louisville Day 2, Louisville
Dec 29 Chicago CX Cup Day 1, Chicago, IL
Dec 30 Chicago CX Cup Day 2,Chicago, IL
Jan10-13, 2013 National Championships , Madison, WI
Jan 26, 2013 Kings CX International UCI, Cincinnati

Jan 29 & Feb 1st, 2013 UCI Master World Championships , Louisville

Feb 2 & 3, 2013 UCI Elite World Championships, Louisville


Cyclocross Resources:

Ohio Valley CX Series 

Cap City CX Series

Ohio Cycling Association

Indiana Cyclocross Cup

Cycloross Magazine


1950's Race Video

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 20 February 2013 )


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