For my pre-race hype of the week, the first of cyclocross season, I decided to go to the source.
Very early vintage Tower of Power, circa 1973. Enjoy.
And if you know the words to this tune, they're worth contemplating at tomorrow's mob scene known as Alpenrose. OBRA officials estimate that well over 1,500 racers will show up, plus another 1,000 or more fans. I invite Portland-area cyclocross fans to consider what hipness means as we prepare to open the largest participatory bicycle racing event in North America, and possibly the whole world: