Cyclocross is a form of bicycle racing similar to cross country running but on a bicycle. Courses feature wooded trails, grass, pavement, steep hills, and obstacles. Practice trails are offered periodically at select locations throughout the year.
Capital Off Road Pathfinders (CORP) maintains a year-round cyclocross practice course at Northeast Park. Suitable for beginners, the course is free to use and open to the public. A course map, trail description, and trail conditions is maintained on the CORP website.
Location: Northeast Park, 5501 Tancho Dr.
Rider Tips and Rules
- Off-road bicycles only.
- No motorized vehicles.
- Helmet required.
- Stay on mowed trails only.
- Ride within your abilities.
2021 Temporary Practice Course Locations (click location link for map)
Each practice course is open for approximately one week. You'll need a bike with knobby tires, such as a mountain style and a good fitting helmet. Some parks do not have water or restrooms, please plan accordingly.
|START DATE (open for one week)||LOCATION|
|Wednesday, August 11||Olin Park, 1156 Olin-Turville Ct.|
|Wednesday, August 25||Hill Creek Park, 9818 Hill Creek Drive|
|Wednesday, September 8||Door Creek Park, 7035 Littlemore Dr.|
|Wednesday, September 22||Olbrich Park, 3527 Atwood|
|Wednesday, October 6||Marshall Park, 2101 Allen Blvd.|
|Wednesday, October 20||Aldo Leopold Park, 2906 Traceway Dr.|