Monthly Archives: December 2011

On Vino, Kolobnev, and the 2010 Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Let’s all calm down for a second and take a look at what we know, and what we’re told, and why.  We know that the winner of Liege-Bastogne-Liege receives 20,000Euro, and the runner-up receives 10,000Euro.  A Swiss magazine claims to have emails between Alexander Vinokourov and Alexandr Kolobnev. Here is their article - based on “emails … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Power Rankings, Week #12 – K-Pau!

1. Kevin Pauwels (2) - Pauwels not only swaps places with Nys again, but also offers some fighting words: “The less popular Nys gets, the more popular I get,” he said, despite insisting that their rivalry was still respectful.  2. Sven Nys (1) - but for a flat tire we’d likely have seen another Pauwels-Nys duel to … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide – Laekhouse

If you followed our coverage of this season’s grand tours, you might have tried your hand at winning one of several super cool (yes, I say things like “super cool”) t-shirts from Laekhouse. Designed and screened (by hand) in a Brooklyn apartment, Laekhouse shirts merge iconic cycling images with hipster-endorsed American Apparel t-shirts. Last year … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide – UCI Cyclocross World Cup Photobook by Balint Hamvas

We’ve had that conversation with family and friends countless times. “What are you up to this weekend?” they ask in the fall. “I’m racing cyclocross.” “Oh, what’s that?” I know, I know – it’s crazy to think that you’d have friends in the fall who don’t know what cyclocross is. Obviously they’re not very good … Continue reading

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North American Cyclocross Power Rankings, Week #13

1. Jeremy Powers (1) – J-Pow’s been on top for a while and until somebody soundly beats him on US soil, it’s where he’ll stay – despite taking the weekend off from racing. He’s had a very respectable season until this point, and will look to seal the deal on another USGP overall win and … Continue reading

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Behind THE Barriers – Season 2, Episode 10

Episode 10 of Behind the Barriers came out today! Check it out below.

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