This past Saturday, October 26 was the CrossFire Race in Sun Prairie, WI, presented by L5 Racing. CrossFire is the currently designated “Halloween Race” in the WCA series and is held at Angell Park Speedway, a small town race track in Sun Prairie, WI.
If you’ve kept up with the professional road racing circuit this past couple of seasons, you’ve likely noticed the #OverAchieve-branded wheels being put to the test by the Giant-sponsored CCC Team. Now well beyond the phases of prototypes and development, Giant has recently unveiled this project as an entirely new line of components.
Since we first began importing FMB tires in 2014, we've received countless questions every season from both new and experienced cyclocross-ers trying to decipher the FMB lingo and choose the best tires to get them through the season. And we get it. With two tread compounds and two sidewall options for each of the four tread patterns offered, there’s a lot to consider. Every specification- whether it’s tread compound, pattern, or sidewall material- has conditions in which it shines the brightest. We’ll break it down for you so you can get back to barrier practice!
Cyclocross season is on the horizon. The anticipation of heart-pounding efforts and skill-challenging courses invokes eager excitement. Every weekend is a new challenge. A different course born from the imagination of the course designers who take the landscape and transform it into a cyclocross playground.