Cyclocross Team

We are looking forward to the return of cyclocross racing this fall at the local, regional and national level. Lead by head coach Bill Warburton, the CX Team prepares juniors for a successful season whether they stay in Bend, travel to OBRA events or want to podium at Nationals.

  • Create stoke within a supportive team atmosphere
  • Develop & maintain cyclocross-specific skills
  • Fun training rides balanced with workouts and skills development
  • TrainingPeaks for training plan and training log
  • TeamSnap for schedule, trip planning & communication
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Cyclocross Team Fall 2023

For Ages 10 – 19

Fall CX Team Overview:

  • Strength training – see below
  • Team practice on Wednesdays & Thursdays
  • Local race support for Thrilla races and some OBRA race weekends
  • Regional van trips and race support to many OBRA events
  • Online training support & periodic rider training reviews

Regular Season 10-week Schedule:

  • Wednesdays: September 13 – November 15
    • September 13 through November 1, 3:30 – 6:00 PM, meeting at LOGE
    • Nov 8, 15 practice will end at 5 PM due to time change
    • Thanksgiving Break Bonus Rides!
  • Thursdays:
    • Meet up at Thrilla Race Series for course preview and either race or do a workout in September
    • Oct 5 – Nov 2, Thursdays 4:30 – 6:30, meeting location TBD
    • Nov 9, 16, 23 time TBD based on daylight and schedule of riders
  • Weekends:
    • Optional trips to OBRA events, prioritizing Junior Race Series and Crusade Series
    • Some bonus training rides
    • Possible trips to regional or National events with a minimum of 4 riders
    • Otherwise use the training plan to know what to do

Extended Season Practice Schedule:

  • If riders continue past Thanksgiving Break to Nationals we will offer an extended training plan, strength and group ride plan.
  • Because Nationals are on the East Coast this year the group may be small, so we will decide as we get closer.

Tentative Team Race Schedule: local, day trip or overnighters, each trip depends on actual interest / rsvps. Local races are good for training but we encourage riders to do the OBRA races outside Bend to have a better sense of the cyclocross scene and regional / national events become important as riders seek UCI points or USAC rankings.

Events in red are included in tuition for riders to take the team van to the event.

  • 9/7 Thrilla in Bend (local training race)
  • 9/10 Corn Cross Boring, Oregon (OBRA race, day trip confirmed)
  • 9/14 Thrilla in Bend (local training race)
  • 9/21 Thrilla in Bend (local training race)
  • 9/24 Madras CX Madras, OR (OBRA race, day trip confirmed)
  • 9/28 Thrilla in Bend (local training race)
  • 10/8 Zaaldercross Alderbrook Park, Washington (OBRA race, day trip confirmed)
  • 10/15 Cyclocross Crusade PIR Heron Lakes (OBRA race, On Your Own)
  • 10/22 Cyclocross Crusade PIR INFIELD (OBRA race, day trip confirmed)
  • 10/28, 10/29 Day trip (possible overnight) to Cascade Locks (OBRA race, day or overnight trip)
  • Trip to Missoula for Pan Am Championship on Nov 4 & 5, 2023, trip confirmed (USAC / UCI race)
  • Missoula is same weekend as OBRA CX Champs, will talk through support for that race as we get closer
  • 11/12 Cyclocross Crusade Rainier (OBRA race, long drive for day trip, we will discuss as we get closer)
  • Trip to Nationals pending Dec 6 – 11 — minimum 4 riders to go as a team. (Read our Intro to Racing article for a primer about points, rankings and how to prepare for this bigger events.)

Tuition CX Fall 2023

  • Wednesday Default: 10 Wednesday practices, 4 Thursday Thrillas, plus team van and race support at weekend events or training rides as outlined above. Includes a CJC race jersey and bibs. $750
  • Thursday only: same as above but no Wed practices. $500
  • Add Thursdays: 7 more Thursdays after Thrilla, 10/5 to 11/16. $150
  • Weekend / Bonus rides: additional local training rides or coaching at events are included for most weekends. Schedule is in TeamSnap — see calendar below or view in the app.
  • Trips & Camps: Support at Thrilla races in September with warmup and coaching. Some team travel to OBRA events is included, see schedule above. Other events / overnighters TBD per event.

Strength Training

Starting October 2, 2023 we are officially now at Embark Fitness on Mondays from 4:30 – 5:30 for our team strength session. See Step 3 for an additional membership deal:

  • Fall 10-week session Mondays: October 2 through December 4, 2023. 4:30 – 5:30 PM. $170
  • Step 1 = Parents or athlete create an account at
  • Step 2 = make sure you’re logged in with that new account, then CLICK HERE TO ADD FALL 10-WEEK SESSION (if logged in, this link auto-adds the class to your cart)
  • Step 3 OPTIONAL = if you would like to have an additional limited membership to train on your own or attend a spin class you can ADD THIS PRODUCT FOR $80 to have that access.

Winter Training

From January to Spring Break. A modern off-season designed to help you enter the season stronger, fitter and smarter! More details coming this fall.

Team Clothing & Uniforms

Jerseys / bibs other race uniforms will be made available for purchase separately.

RECAP: August 5 – 8, 2021 in Hood River, Oregon

Cyclocross Camp 2021 was a huge success!