Category Archives: Races

Cross Predictions – Week 12 Wrap-Up

In what has to be considered one of the most exciting weekends of racing across the board, I quickly watched as my glorious predictions came crashing down. The lesson I learned this weekend is never bet against Sven Nys. My working theory is unless he’s not at the race, he will podium. I also learned … Continue reading

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What if Nys Really Sold Gieten?

By now most cross fans have seen and/or read about the final lap in Gieten on Sunday and several of the theories surrounding the bizarre final few hundred meters that saw Sven Nys nearly steal victory. Regardless of what you have heard, there are a few things that definitely occurred. Towards the end of the final lap, Klass Vantornout … Continue reading

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Cross Top 25 Poll – Week 12 Voting Now Open

There were five different UCI races this past weekend with five different winners. Sven Nys put in an incredible performance on Saturday en route to a World Cup victory in Koksijde. The following day, Klaas Vantornout was able to get away from the Belgian National Champion to break Nys’ streak of four straight Superprestige victories. … Continue reading

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European Cross – Week 11 Predictions

After a wild weekend last week, things calm down a bit this weekend as there are only two UCI races in Europe. The cross collective heads to Koksijde for the third time in the past year for the third round of the World Cup. Last year, Sven Nys won the World Cup round while Niels … Continue reading

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US Cross – Week 12 Predictions

As most of the nation digests their Thanksgiving meals and recovers from the Black Friday extravaganza, the cross world focuses on New England for the final two rounds of the Verge New England Cyclocross series in Sterling, MA. This year, Baystate Cyclocross offers a pair of UCI C2 races, which will bring out the regions … Continue reading

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Cross Top 25 – Week 11

[top25-vote start='1353283200' end='1353542400'] It started to feel like it was only a matter of time before Jeremy Powers lost his grip on the Top 25. This week, that time has come as Sven Nys takes over the number one spot. Powers remains number one in the computer rankings, but ranked seventh in the poll. Powers … Continue reading

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