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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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International Cyclocross Week in Review: From Hasselt to Gavere, Pauwels is There

GVA Trophy – GP Hasselt (C2) Kevin Pauwels once again proved he’s a force to be reckoned with this year picking up his third GVA Trophy victory in as many races. Pauwels out-sprinted World Champion Zdenek Stybar, beating him by just a few inches. Sven Nys and Tom Meeusen rolled across the line in third … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Weekend Preview: GVA and Superprestige

GVA Trophy – GP Hasselt (C2) Heading into the third round of the GVA Trophy, Kevin Pauwels holds a healthy ten-point lead of Zdenk Stybar and a 14-point lead over Sven Nys. Pauwels will head into Saturday’s race as a heavy favorite as he attempts to win his third straight GVA Trophy race and further … 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 Power Rankings, Week #7

Following Tuesday’s Koppenbergcross – the first round of the Gazet van Antwerpen Trofee (GVA) – we’re taking a look at the top ten cyclocrossers in the world. For a bit of additional context, we’ve added each rider’s ranking from last week in parenthesis, and we’ve noted who has dropped off the list and why. 1. … 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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