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International Cyclocross Power Rankings, Week #11

We’re in week 11 of the International racing calendar, and a drama-filled weekend saw Nys and Pauwels take their rivalry up a step, as Stybar’s struggles and Niels Albert’s broken wrist cause a bit of a stir-up of the Power Rankings. 1. Sven Nys (3) – the Cannibal from Baal is back on top, unseating … 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 Power Rankings, Week #9

The Top Four: Pauwels, Stybar, Nys, and Albert have a stranglehold on European cyclocross. These four have won every major race this season, unwilling to let wins slip through their stingy fingers to the rest of the pack. They are head and shoulders above the rest of the field, and as such, deserve to be … 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 Week in Review: More C2s Than You Can Shake A Power Washer At

With a stack of European C2 races spread throughout last weekend and into the week, it took a while to compile a wrap-up, but for those of you loyal readers who keep track of the minor UCI races sprinkled around Europe, here is this week’s Euro C2 Review:  Nacht van Woerden (C2) Bart Aernouts picked … Continue reading

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