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International Cyclocross Power Rankings, Week #8

Coming off another action-packed weekend of International cyclocross, here’s this week’s installment of Pavé’s power rankings. 1. Kevin Pauwels (1) - Pauwels is on fire. It’s not that he’s winning races – we knew he was capable of that – but rather that he’s riding away from Niels Albert early in the race and then dumping Zdenek … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Week in Review: Wallonne, GVA, Euro Champs, and more

Grand Prix de la Region Wallonne (C2) As predicted, the 14th edition of this race in Dottignies, Belgium came down to Belgian National Champion Niels Albert, World Champion Zden Stybar and French National Champion Francis Mourey. Albert was able to slip away from the rest of the competition, beating Stybar by 12 seconds. The real … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Power Rankings, Week #7

Following Tuesday’s Koppenbergcross – the first round of the Gazet van Antwerpen Trofee (GVA) – we’re taking a look at the top ten cyclocrossers in the world. For a bit of additional context, we’ve added each rider’s ranking from last week in parenthesis, and we’ve noted who has dropped off the list and why. 1. … Continue reading

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This Week in International Cyclocross – Superprestige and GVA – 11/2

As our two-part Weekend Preview (Part 1 and Part 2) indicated, it was a major race weekend for European cyclocrossers. With 8 C2 races scheduled, there were copious opportunities to chase results for those riders who couldn’t match the level of competition at the two C1 races for the weekend – the 2nd race in … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Weekend Preview, 10/28 – Part 2 – Superprestige & GVA

Superprestige Round 2 – Zanhoven (C1) After two weekend in the Czech Republic, the world’s top cross riders head to Zanhoven, Belgium for round two of the Superprestige series. All eyes will once again be on Zdenk Stybar who would love to repeat his victory in Zanhoven last year. Stybar has looked like the strongest … Continue reading

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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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