Canadian cyclocross championships
Rochette and van den Ham among favourites at Nicholls Oval Park
Junior racer Damien Vialaret’s race whip from Peterborough, Ont.
Repeat under 23 national champion solos away from field to take top honours in Sunday’s C2 event
Repeat winners and new faces at the front in Peterborough
Carter Woods of Cumberland, B.C., puts in another strong performance in Peterborough, Ont.
Peterborough delivers epic cyclocross conditions to crown new national champions
Live stream starts Saturday at 9:30 a.m. EST. Elite men off at 2:30 p.m. Elite and youth women close out the championships at 4 p.m.
Gallery: Thrills, spills, dirt and Canada’s best ‘cross riders at the 2015 Canadian cyclocross championships
It’s impossible to deny: in Canada, cyclocross is here, and it’s here to stay. And last weekend at The Forks in Winnipeg, Manitoba was a testament to the thrilling staying power of this intrepid cycling discipline.
Like many competitive riders this time of year, Geoff Kabush finds his heart pulled in two directions when it comes to training, forcing him to make the tough choice between cross-country and cyclocross — the twin cycling loves of his life, he says.