Tough CX is an apropos name, because dang is it tough. This course became an instant #TXCX classic when it appeared two years ago and we’ve enjoyed (suffered through) a season opener and states there just last year.
Bryan Fawley, course logistics coordinator for the Texas Cross Syndicate, explains it like this:
The course is a classic because it has something for everyone – a long stretch of uphill pavement, fast tree lined sections, sand, big run up, and great view for the spectators. You can see entire course from the warm fire.
How much will the track change compared to last year?
Day one will be similar to the classic of last year with a couple changes. Day 2 will get some big changes in sections. As well as the order of the sections to give it a new feel.
Plenty of reason to race both days. Sometimes the same track twice can be monotonous. One thing that could certainly change it is rain. What should users consider if we get some moisture on Friday?
Last year it snowed and rained with little to now change in course. The soil actually hooks up better with a little rain. If not, the sandy soil gets loose. Current condition is perfect! Continue Reading…