Zuster Cycling will be holding the Inland Northwest Cyclocross’ final race of the season at Walters’ Fruit Ranch in Mead on November 12. Cyclocross is a form of bicycle racing that combines mountain and road biking. It involves a serious of obstacles, which may include muddy sections, river crossings, steep sections, and man-made obstacles such as stairs. Local bike shops will be on hand to rent to first time racers on the day of the event. There will be food and non-alcoholic beverages available on site, and Big Barn Brewing and Backyard Bad Ass Brewing will also be present for the over 21 crowd. Veterans, active service members, and juniors race for $5 with a valid USA Cycling license, and one day licenses can be purchased for $10. Registration for all other cyclists is $25. For more information visit http://www.inlandnwcyclocross.com/. To learn what’s so exciting about the sport of cyclocross, check out Bradley Bleck’s article published September 2017.