The 2015 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships arrived in Austin this week, and I honestly can’t remember the last time I was this excited about attending a sporting event. What I’m not excited about is the traditional Belgian weather that is accompanying the festivities — it’s freezing outside.

While I don’t consider myself a photographer, I picked up my DSLR for the first time in ages to shoot the singlespeed championship races on opening day.

Explore more of my photos and commentary in issue number 20 of Bike Hugger Magazine.