Conditions at MFG Cyclocross‘ 2010 finale at Woodland Park last Sunday were “perfect:” wet, muddy, goopy, and slippery. It was a proper bookend to the season, which started out with a month of wet racing.
In addition to the athletic and social benefits of cyclocross, it’s a great way to boost your microbiome! Eating dirt is good for your gut! While road cyclists eat and breathe toxic particles, cyclocross aficionados eat and breathe (mostly) organic dirt populated with a diversity of bacteria.
Check out how this racer demonstrated the proper ingestion technique:
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