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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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International Cyclocross Power Rankings, Week #8

Coming off another action-packed weekend of International cyclocross, here’s this week’s installment of Pavé’s power rankings. 1. Kevin Pauwels (1) - Pauwels is on fire. It’s not that he’s winning races – we knew he was capable of that – but rather that he’s riding away from Niels Albert early in the race and then dumping Zdenek … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Week in Review: Wallonne, GVA, Euro Champs, and more

Grand Prix de la Region Wallonne (C2) As predicted, the 14th edition of this race in Dottignies, Belgium came down to Belgian National Champion Niels Albert, World Champion Zden Stybar and French National Champion Francis Mourey. Albert was able to slip away from the rest of the competition, beating Stybar by 12 seconds. The real … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Weekend Preview: Wallonne, GVA, and European Championships

Grand Prix de la Region Wallonne (C2) French National Champion Francis Mourey went two-for-two in his native France this past weekend, proving that he has great form. Mourey won this race last year and is a favorite to win again, but in order to do so he’ll have to content with a handful of competitors … Continue reading

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This Week in International Cyclocross – Superprestige and GVA – 11/2

As our two-part Weekend Preview (Part 1 and Part 2) indicated, it was a major race weekend for European cyclocrossers. With 8 C2 races scheduled, there were copious opportunities to chase results for those riders who couldn’t match the level of competition at the two C1 races for the weekend – the 2nd race in … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Weekend Preview, 10/28 – Part 2 – Superprestige & GVA

Superprestige Round 2 – Zanhoven (C1) After two weekend in the Czech Republic, the world’s top cross riders head to Zanhoven, Belgium for round two of the Superprestige series. All eyes will once again be on Zdenk Stybar who would love to repeat his victory in Zanhoven last year. Stybar has looked like the strongest … Continue reading

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