The Kansas Cycling Association (KCA) board has declared the KBCXR/KBCXT (Kansas Best CX Rider/Kansas Best CX Team) shall remain in place for the 2022 CX season. As the current schedule stands (see the calendar) there are four USAC sanctioned CX races on the calendar. To appear in the KBCXR/T standings, racers must complete three of the four currently scheduled races. Standings will be posted on the Results page at Kscycling.org
State Championship Races
You read that heading correct – races…plural. With the abbreviated CX schedule, the KCA board and race promoters and have opted to split the Kansas State Championship into two races.
The 360 Cup has been designated the USAC category championship race LocalCycling.com CX has been designated the age group championship race.
Keep an eye on BikeReg for registration and race info as it becomes available.
July is shaping up to offer diverse racing opportunities appealing to just about anyone.
Admittedly, with the early season announcement that the 2022 Tour of Lawrence wouldn’t happen, this leaves a gap in the calendar. As we see it, the gap allows for more training time. Right?
Thursday July 21 – The John Brown Time Trial continues with the second installment in the series. Fast and flat, one can race the five mile course multiple times in multiple categories for one entry fee. It’s a great way for beginners to try out time trial and for seasoned veterans to test new gear and positioning.
Saturday July 23 – A Very Peculiar Criterium returns for a second year and under new promotion management. Directeur Sportiff John Pahlmann (Team Grip N Rip) has designed this event to pit local teams against each other in a battle to determine who has the best Category 3 squad. Flyer coming soon on BikeReg…keep a look out
Saturday July 31 – The Kansas Track Championship Race returns to the famous Grass Velodrome. With Category and Age Group championship races, this event is sure to be exciting. The event will feature 500m and 1000m individual time trials as well as scratch races.
There’s more racing action planned for August which proves to be a time trial junkie’s dream come true with multiple TT opportunities. More to come…