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International Cyclocross Power Rankings, Week #4

1. Neils Albert – A couple weeks ago, we predicted that Neils Albert would take some time to hit his stride, but when he did so, he would dominate races for a solid stretch before fading. It seems Albert’s hit that stretch, winning capably and alone in Kalmthout and Ruddervoorde. He’s the man to beat; … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Week in Review, 10/11

Superprestige Ruddervoorde (C1) Much like the USGP races in Colorado, where a Powers/Johnson battle didn’t materialize as anticipated, the expected battle between Sven Nys and Kevin Pauwels failed to come to life during the first round of the Superprestige series. Instead, it was Belgian National Champion Niels Albert who picked up the victory ahead of … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Weekend Preview, 10/7

Superprestige Ruddervoorde (C1) – Round One of the Superprestige Series kicks-off this weekend in Ruddervoorde, Belgium. Last year, Sven Nys picked up his tenth overall title and is looking for number eleven. Kevin Pauwels tried his best to spoil Nys’s party, but the pressure and a mechanical meant that he failed to come up with the … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Power Rankings, Week #3

Welcome to Pavé’s midweek cyclocross coverage, where we take a look at the state of International Cyclocross competition and give a run-down of who we see as the top ten competitors. With the season yet to really launch into full swing, there are few full-field races to use as data points. Expect that to change soon … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Season Preview: Power Rankings

Welcome to Pavé’s international cyclocross preseason Power Rankings. We’re taking a look at who we think are the top ten cyclocrossers in the world. Throughout the season we’ll offer weekly power rankings – keeping an eye on who’s peaking and who’s fading.  1. Zdenek Stybar  – the two-time World Champion has spent the season on … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Report & Power Rankings: Week 14

The annual Christmas week festivities started of with a boom as the World Cup headed to Heusden-Zolder, Belgium for the sixth round of the series. Lars Boom rode away from Niels Albert late in the race to capture the victory in his only World Cup apperance this year. Albert dominated the bulk of the race, … Continue reading

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