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Cyclocross World Cup: K-Pau and Tabor Wrap-Up

World Cup Round #2 – Tabor At round two of the prestigious World Cup series, Sunweb-Revor rider Kevin Pauwels simply rode away from a massive lead group midway through Sunday’s race. The Belgian had almost a minute at one point, with Zdenek Stybar doing most of the chasing on the course where he won his … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross: Tabor World Cup Preview

Round two of the World Cup brings the world’s best to Tabor, in the heart of the Czech Republic. Almost two years ago, Zdenek Stybar dominated the field on home soil to capture his first World Championship, in heavy snow. Conditions will be much better this time around with weather expected to be in the … 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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International Cyclocross Weekend Preview: Plzen World Cup

All eyes will focus on Plzen in the Czech Republic for round one of the cyclocross World Cup. The top European riders will descend on the home of Pilsner style beer. Meanwhile, a large contingent of US riders will make the trip across the pond to race against the world’s best and grab some highly … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Power Rankings, Week #3

Welcome to Pavé’s midweek cyclocross coverage, where we take a look at the state of International Cyclocross competition and give a run-down of who we see as the top ten competitors. With the season yet to really launch into full swing, there are few full-field races to use as data points. Expect that to change soon … Continue reading

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