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International Cyclocross Power Rankings, Week #12 – K-Pau!

1. Kevin Pauwels (2) - Pauwels not only swaps places with Nys again, but also offers some fighting words: “The less popular Nys gets, the more popular I get,” he said, despite insisting that their rivalry was still respectful.  2. Sven Nys (1) - but for a flat tire we’d likely have seen another Pauwels-Nys duel to … Continue reading

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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 Weekend Preview: A World Champs Test Run, and more

Cyclocross World Cup Round 3 – Koksijde (CDM) The third round of the UCI World Cup heads to Koksijde, Belgium for its first round outside of the Czech Republic. Saturday’s race takes place in the North Sea coast on the grounds of the Koksijde Military Base. More importantly, Koksijde will play host to the 2012 … 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 Week in Review 10/3

It’s hard to believe it’s October already. It seems like just yesterday we were talking about what may happen this upcoming cross season. This past weekend was another action-packed weekend throughout the cross world. In Europe, all eyes were on Kalmthout, which brought all of the top Europeans together for one last tune up before … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Moreno, Meeusen, Marianne, Medals, and a Miscarriage of Justice.

1. Was there something contagious in the  Italian water this past week? Moreno Argentin followed Mario Cipollini’s comments about the de-machoing of cycling with his own, saying “A lot of people aren’t hungry for success,” and accusing both Alberto Contador and the UCI of being spineless and soft. He also said that both Contador and … Continue reading

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