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European Cross – Week 13 Preview

There are a ton of races in Europe this weekend, so I will keep the intro short. The Soudal Classics continue in Antwerp as does the Toi Toi Cup in the Czech Republic. France’s national series wraps up on Sunday, while Italy hosts its first UCI race of the season. There are also races in … Continue reading

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Cross Predictions – Week 13 Wrap-Up

After podium last weekend in Sterling, Shawn Milne battled New England’s best in Warwick, Rhode Island, picking up a pair of UCI C2 wins. Milne has been around for a while, but these two wins have marked his arrival in elite cross. In LA, Tim Johnson (who in my defense was not on the start list) and … Continue reading

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What if Nys Really Sold Gieten?

By now most cross fans have seen and/or read about the final lap in Gieten on Sunday and several of the theories surrounding the bizarre final few hundred meters that saw Sven Nys nearly steal victory. Regardless of what you have heard, there are a few things that definitely occurred. Towards the end of the final lap, Klass Vantornout … Continue reading

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European Cross – Week 11 Predictions

After a wild weekend last week, things calm down a bit this weekend as there are only two UCI races in Europe. The cross collective heads to Koksijde for the third time in the past year for the third round of the World Cup. Last year, Sven Nys won the World Cup round while Niels … Continue reading

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Cross Top 25 – Week 11

[top25-vote start='1353283200' end='1353542400'] It started to feel like it was only a matter of time before Jeremy Powers lost his grip on the Top 25. This week, that time has come as Sven Nys takes over the number one spot. Powers remains number one in the computer rankings, but ranked seventh in the poll. Powers … Continue reading

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European Cross – Week 8 Predictions

The eighth week of cross in Europe features eight races spread across the continent including a round of the Bpost Bank Trofee (formerly GVA Trofee), a round of the Superprestige series and a national championship. Smaller events will take place in Luxembourg, France and Switzerland, just to name a few. The week starts off with … Continue reading

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