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International Cyclocross Weekend Wrap-Up: Nys Guys Finish First

Scheldecross (C1) A last-lap mechanical cost Sven Nys his shot a victory in Antwerpen last year. This year, Nys rode the race to near perfection, taking the victory a head of Tom Meeusen and Dieter Vanthourenhout. Meeusen continues to have a stellar season with another solid ride, while Vanthourenhout surprised many with his podium finish. … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Weekend Preview: Around the World

 Scheldecross (C1) Last year, the action in Antwerpen, Belgium got started early, when a dog dug up a grenade from WWII in the sand that is prominent throughout the course. After a slight delay, Radomir Simunek picked up the victory, his second in Scheldecross. Other previous winners include Sven Nys (2009,2005), Thijs Al (2008) and … 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: Nommay, Jaarmarktcross, Hamme-Zogge, and more

Another big weekend in Europe, which saw a host of races including two C1 races, one of which a Superprestige race at Hamme-Zogge. Without further ado, our wrap-up and analysis: Cyclocross Nommay (C1) – There are very few C1 events outside of Belgium, so this past week’s race in Nommay was a rare opportunity for riders … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Weekend Preview: Wallonne, GVA, and European Championships

Grand Prix de la Region Wallonne (C2) French National Champion Francis Mourey went two-for-two in his native France this past weekend, proving that he has great form. Mourey won this race last year and is a favorite to win again, but in order to do so he’ll have to content with a handful of competitors … 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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