Video: Cam McCaul Races Cyclocross in a Bunny Suit

Oct 18, 2019
by Cam McCaul  

Cyclocross? Seriously Cam? Yep, seriously. Well.. seriously serious about not being that serious. But seriously though... What a time. Trek invited me out to their headquarters in Waterloo, Wisconsin, to be a part of a huge event they host each year called the Trek CX CUP. It's a Cyclocross World Cup Race, so that portion of it is quite serious. The best riders from all over the world duking it out for valuable points, prize money, and glory.

But if you know anything about Trek, you know that they seriously know how to have a good time. Trek CX CUP is a weekend full of fun on bikes for all-ages with no shortage of shenanigans. From this video's thumbnail, you might notice a couple things. First, I seem to be wearing a bunny rabbit costume.. More on that later. Second, there seems to be a 2-time Cyclocross World Champion on the bottom left giving me a judgmental stare-down. Yep, that's my cyclocross coach, Sven Nys. He and his pro racer son, Thibau Nys got my cyclocross experience kicked off on the right foot by giving me a quick tutorial.

You know, things like - how to carry your bike on your shoulder, what to eat (apparently I need work in the burger, french toast, and sausage category) and how to properly celebrate if you just won the race. I won't have to worry about that last tip too much, but for the category I would be registering in, the "Legend's Race" -- I would need one more item before being fully prepared... A quality costume. That's where the bunny rabbit suit comes in. Time to rub elbows with some of bike riding's most colorful characters -- from Jens Voigt to Jeffrey Daniels.

Being Uncle Gary

Last but certainly not least, no Trek function would be complete without some quality time spent with Uncle Gary (Gary Fisher.) You've heard of Dr. Evil's Secret Volcano Lair... But you ain't seen nothin' until you've bounced to the beats of DJ Ted Alsop at THE SECRET BAR with Uncle Gary. Don't tell anyone. It's a secret.

You know what isn't a secret anymore? This YouTube Channel! Yep, the word is out... Weekly videos -- get your laugh on, then get out on your bike. Sound like a plan? Ok good. Hit that subscribe button and let's keep the good times rollin'.

We took last week off with no upload in order to mourn the loss of one of our best friends in the whole wide world, Jordie Lunn. Thanks so much for all the comments on the last video, it really means a lot y'all. Any time Jordie was around, everything just became exponentially more fun and we're so lucky to have had so many good times with him. Even if you never got the chance to meet him, I'm sure he put a smile on your face at some point while you were watching him on the screen. One of the best bike riders in the world, but most importantly he was a one-of-a kind amazing person. Our video two weeks ago had the Jordie-factor in full effect and his spirit will forever live on in all those he inspired. We may or may not have snuck one of those classic Jordie chuckles somewhere in this video... so listen closely and let me know if you hear it. #longliveJordie

Thanks for watching everyone - talk to you next week.

-Cam

Colorful company

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25 Comments

  • 34 0
 Gary was too-shit faced to even act shit-faced.
  • 14 0
 Nothing like being so sauced that even mirror wrap mega-sunglasses can't cover it up.
  • 10 0
 This made me think about trying cyclecross...for like 2 seconds..well played sir..well played..
  • 6 0
 Well, it looks as though Mr Fisher didn't need to buy any beer tokens for the entire weekend. Awesome fun! :-D
  • 7 1
 Meanwhile some cyclocrosser consistently wraps up the whole mtb field...
  • 11 0
 Meanwhile some cyclocrosser consistently wraps up the whole pro road field...
  • 9 0
 They're all just a bunch of dirty pedal pushers
  • 6 0
 I love this man's positivity!
  • 4 0
 Seems like pretty typical cyclocross fun! Worth checking out your local races. Mountain bike skills is definitely an advantage!
  • 4 0
 bring akrigg to this event
  • 4 0
 Cam goes from Fox suit to a bunny suit, so did the rabbit eat the fox?
  • 10 0
 The food chain is doing a head-stand
  • 5 0
 @CamMcCaul: Next race you'll be a carrot.
  • 3 0
 Welcome to WI. Culvers is legit.
  • 3 0
 Butter burger or gtfo
  • 2 0
 Butterburger Deluxe with 2 scoop turtle custard sundae.......gooooodnight!
  • 2 0
 that was awesome! I checked out this event, was blown away by the "spectacle" of the scene.
  • 2 0
 That was awesome, but I'm disappointed that we didn't get Cam airing over the fly-over. Goals for next year Cam!
  • 3 0
 love to see Uncle Gary out and about. Literally the godfather of MTB
  • 1 0
 Too bad that whole 29'er thing didn't catch on...
  • 2 0
 I enjoy watching Cam's videos now more than when he was the freeride star, lol.
  • 2 0
 Omg that’s some goood shit!
  • 2 0
 I was expecting more playboy bunny from Mr McCaul. Disappointed!
  • 1 0
 Still a PB bunny
  • 2 0
 Thank sweet Jeezus for Cam McCaul! You make riding any bike fun!!!

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