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International Cyclocross Power Rankings, #6

Two back-to-back weekends of World Cup races point the International cyclocross circuit squarely at a huge weekend and give us an opportunity to see how contenders stack up when they toe the line together. In advance of tomorrow’s Weekend Preview, let’s take a look at the strongest riders on ‘cross bikes right now: 1. Kevin … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Power Rankings, Week #5

As we head into the weekend, let’s take a look at the top ten riders on the International Cyclocross circuit, after the World Cup shake-up in Plzen, and prior to the World Cup race in Tabor. 1. Sven Nys - as they say, age before beauty. Nys used the cunning of deep cyclocross experience to make … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Week in Review, 10/18 – Plzen, Kermisscross, & Villarcayo

Another weekend has come and gone, so let’s take a look at International Cyclocross action from the past week: Kermisscross (C2): The Belgian tradition of mid-week cyclocross races continued this past week with Kermisscross. World Champion Zdenek Stybar bested Sven Nys in a sprint to pick up the victory (pictured above). Dieter Vanthourenhout finished thrid. This … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Weekend Wrap-Up: World Championship Edition

On Sunday afternoon in Sankt-Wendel, Germany, Zdenek Stybar successfully defended his position as Cyclocross World Champion with a commanding win. Faced with a strong Belgian team, Stybar went to the front early and stayed there, whittling away the ranks of his rivals until only Sven Nys remained. And then, he distanced Nys, too. It was … Continue reading

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Monday Musette – Spartacus, El Pistolero, Mud, & Boards

Here’s some stuff for you to chew on while you ride through the week. 1. Fabian Cancellara has not yet announced what team he’ll ride for in 2011, despite plenty of rumors that he’ll sign with the Luxembourg Pro Cycling Team. Meanwhile, the Luxembourg project has yet to announce much in the way of management, … Continue reading

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Domestic Cyclocross Report and Power Ranking – Week #1

After holding the first UCI race of the season a weekend ago, the United States host six UCI races this weekend with pairs of races in Maryland, Vermont and Washington. Needless to say, there’s a lot to cover.  Domestically speaking, here’s what we saw: Washington The biggest news—and surprise?—from this weekend’s opening two rounds of … Continue reading

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