WSJ: The Other (Cooler) Super Bowl

(Source/The Wall Street Journal)

There’s another Super Bowl coming this weekend, not to New Orleans, but to Louisville, Ky., and in a strange way, it’s more significant, because on Feb. 2 and 3, Louisville is hosting the UCI Cyclocross Elite World Championships, the biggest moment for a small but fast-growing sport in this country….

I don’t know about you, but I am weary of tuning into the Oprah Winfrey Network for global cycling news. Most of cycling’s crises are self-inflicted, and deserve intervention and a full airing, but the sport is bigger than one individual. It’s a relief to get excited about an actual bike race. Louisville looks like an excellent place to start … [Read more]