Monthly Archives: December 2011

North American Cyclocross Weekend Preview: Chicago

Chicago Cyclocross Cup New Year’s Resolution (C2/C2) The inaugural New Year’s Resolution race is the final UCI race in the United States before the National Championships next weekend in Madison, Wisconsin. The two-day UCI C2 race will be held at the Hilton Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale, Ill. After a few weeks off following a … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Weekend Preview: Holy Week, Continued

Fidea Cyclocross Leuven (C1) The smaller, but exciting Fidea series continues in Friday in Leuven. Previous editions of this race have occured in Turven, including last year, where Niels Albert got the better of Sven Nys. The course in Leuven is said to be very technical and challenging, especially in the first half. After that … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Week in Review: Holy Week

Superprestige Round #6 – Diegem (C1) Niels Albert made it three in a row Friday night in Diegem, with a solo victory ahead of Kevin Pauwels and Sven Nys. Albert returned to action last weekend after suffering a broken wrist and made it clear he’s ready to throw-down against the world’s best. The most interesting … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Weekend Preview: Americans Abroad

With nearly two-dozen Americans hitting the cross circuit this week in Europe, here’s our mini guide of who’s doing what races and when. Please note, we’re going by the start lists, which are subject to change. Also, there are smaller, non-UCI races that riders will race, especially the Juniors. With that said, here’s who’s racing … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Weekend Preview: Holy Week Kick-Off

It’s that time of year again, we are a few weeks out from the various national championships, and a little over a month away from the world championships. More importantly, it’s Christmas time, which means an action-packed week of racing, begging Friday, December 23rd and stretching into the new year. Here’s our usual weekend preview, … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Power Rankings: Week 14

1. Sven Nys (1) - Remember that time a couple seasons ago when people were wondering if Sven Nys’s career was on its way down? Yeah. About that. Even Phillipe Gilbert could take How to Dominate lessons from Nys. 2. Niels Albert (nr) - Niels Albert’s apparently been a busy, hardworking racer while he was out with … Continue reading

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