This past weekend was full of cycling adrenaline. The US cyclocross season kicked off with the GO CROSS CX Race in Roanoke, Virginia. At the same time, the competitive gravel scene continues to grow, giving way to the first UCI Italian Championship in Argenta, Italy. The results? let's just say the athletes were up to the challenge, continue reading for the details.

USCX - Women Elite (#)

Race winner Caroline Mani of Alpha CX, was riding Challenge Chicane in Handmade Tubeless Ready. The following athletes were also riding on Challenge:

2nd Place: Raylynn Nuss - Steve Tilford Foundation

3rd Place: Austin Killups

4th Place: Caitlin Bernstein – Nice bikes

7th Place: Anna Megale

8th Place: Lizzy Gunsalus


USCX Men Elite:

4th Place: Curtis White (3rd place C2)

5th Place: Michael VAN DEN HAM

6th Place: Caleb Swartz

7th Place: Andrew Strohmeyer

8th Place: Andrew Dillman

Gravel – Italian Championship (#)

Samuele Zoccarato, 1st Italian Gravel Champion was riding Challenge Getaway (36mm) in Handmade Tubeless Ready. Samuele was asked about tire performance, he claimed:

“Tubeless are amazing, these tires have the same feeling of a tubular, the grip is great. This is like completely being on another planet!”

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