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International Cyclocross Week in Review

GVA Trophy – GP Rouwmoer (C1) Niels Albert made good on his promise to go hard and see what happens at the fourth round of the GVA Trophy in Essen. Albert’s move looked solid as he rode away from the field with Bart Wellens in tow. Only Sven Nys was able to come across the … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide – Bicyclepaintings

Taliah Lempert is the artist behind Bicyclepaintings.com. She has been focused on bicycles for a long time, and her work encompasses far more than just paintings. She also does sketches, prints, t-shirts, and a host of  Her work is warm and personable, with just a hint of nostalgia. I’m sure we’ve all had a bike … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide – Giro Prolight SLX Shoes

In about 20 years as a cyclist, I’ve owned five pairs of shoes: Diadora, Carnac, Time, Specialized—and now the Giro Prolight SLX. My first three pairs all used three Velcro straps to secure my feet, and my brief detour from the concept (two straps and a buckle) left me underwhelmed. Buckles break, gunk-up, strip, and … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Weekend Preview

GVA Trophy – GP Rouwmoer (C1) After a one month break, round four of the GVA Trophy takes place in Essen, Belgium this Saturday. In the past nine years, only three riders have won this race: Sven Nys (5), Bart Wellens (3) and Niels Albert (1). After a pair of victories last weekend, the heavy … Continue reading

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Cyclocross World Cup Round 5 Preview: Namur

Namur, Belgium hosts the fifth round of the Word Cup this Sunday and is part of a series of firsts. This marks the first time Namur will host a World Cup round on its famous course. It’s also the first time a city in the Walloon region of Belgium has hosted a World Cup race. … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide – Giro Aeon Helmet

In 2010, my favorite helmet was the Giro Prolight, a helmet that debuted to mixed reviews at that year’s Tour de France. Why mixed? Well, while it was indeed the lightest helmet on the market at the time, fitting it to your head was a hit-or-miss proposition—if it fit you, it immediately became the most … Continue reading

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