Sweeping out the cobwebs – NFR’s speedy September

Cross arrived suddenly this year, it seemed. When the start gun fired at Topaz GP, some of us were more ready than others. Here at Naked Factory Racing, we existed in various states from fit and focused (most of us) to disorganized-verging-on-chaos (Terry). The women of Naked Factory Racing were looking sharp and on top … Continued

Short Down Under update for Naked Racer Jamie

Quick update: Naked Factory racer, Jamie Cameron, has picked up and moved to the Southern skies of New Zealand. The cyclocross racing scene is in full swing down under and Jamie has already tackled 2 Kiwi races, expertly riding into 4th place at the Fog City Cyclocross race in Hamilton, NZ. The terrain is proving … Continued

Cross on the Rock 2017 Season

  This post started as a look back at the Cross on the Rock season through the lens of results. Two things happened. First, I quickly realized there’s only so many ways you can combine “Mical,” “Emilly” and “podium” in the same sentence without sounding like a broken LP played at 45rpm. The two didn’t … Continued

Naked in the Valley: BC ValleyCross Provincials

Last weekend, Canada’s west coast cyclocross season wrapped up – mostly – with BC Cyclocross Provincial Championships at Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford. A small gang of five made up Naked Factory Racing‘s team, supported, as always, by Regan and Laila in the pits. We showed up with a small crew, but we walked away … Continued

The Biggest Tool in the Shed

You know that amazing adjuster-hammer-wrenchy-thingy-bob in your tool box that you have relied on for years. You use it daily, for so long, you can’t even quite recall how it got there. You are incredibly fussy about who gets to use it. Only a select few know how to handle it. It is for pro … Continued

Naked Factory Racing 2017/2018 Update

We’re partway into the 2017/18 cyclocross season and we’re just catching our breath enough to update all of the exciting changes that have happened this year. And there’s a ton that’s happened so far! We’ve added a bunch of new, talented teammates, we’ve welcomed the support of an incredible group of sponsors, and, oh yeah, … Continued

Naked in Belgium: Mical tackles Hoogerheide

  Cross may be well over in Canada, but while the rest of us have started working a solid groove into the couch, Mical’s over for World Championships in Luxembourg! She hit up a sub-zero edition of Hoogerheide World Cup as a warm up first, and sent word back of how it went: (Also posted … Continued

Cascadian Holiday: Naked in Portland

Cascadian Holiday: Naked in Portland Naked Factory Racing takes on SSCXWCPDX16 Words: Terry 2016 was to be the 10th anniversary of SSCXWC and, after playing host in Victoria last year, there was no way the Naked Factory Racing crew was missing out this year. Lured by the promise of no cheating, free weed, zero responsibilities … Continued

Cross-ocalypse: BC Provincial CX Championships 2016

Cross-ocalypse: BC Provincial CX Championships 2016 Words: Terry McKall Pictures: Patrick Burnham (IG: @palleus /  flickr.com/palleus/ ) As the only member of the team not to stand on the top of the podium, I have to vantage to, you know, document this thing. So, despite being the least successful member of Naked Factory Racing, you get … Continued