new kentucky cyclocross course 300x225   New Kentucky Cyclocross CourseCovington, Kentucky will push through with plans for a new cyclocross race and training park. It will be in Devou Park, situated on the area nearby the Montague and Sleepy Hollow intersection. Covington is second to Louisville to create a venue for year round cyclocross racing in Kentucky.

The project will utilize unused existing road beds to ensure a low ecological impact in the area. Matt Bell, the project head, said that the permanent cyclocross park will take part and enhance Devou Park’s existing network of mountain bike trails, “it was important to me in the course design to beautify and enhance the park as well.” Devou Park hosts the opening day of the Cincinnati UCI3 International Cyclocross Festival each year.

Another goal for the project is to successfully establish Devou Park as a regional and national cycling venue. Helping Bell achieve this is Chad Irey of the International Mountain Bike Association…

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