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Cross Predictions – Week 14 Wrap-Up

Another week of cross action is in the books. What a weekend it was. With most of the big guns out West, several riders seized the opportunity in New York City and picked up valuable UCI points. On the West Coast, the Cannondale/Cyclocrossworld.com dominated the action as Tim Johnson made sure everyone knows that he’s … Continue reading

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European Cross – Week 13 Preview

There are a ton of races in Europe this weekend, so I will keep the intro short. The Soudal Classics continue in Antwerp as does the Toi Toi Cup in the Czech Republic. France’s national series wraps up on Sunday, while Italy hosts its first UCI race of the season. There are also races in … Continue reading

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Cross Predictions – Week 12 Wrap-Up

In what has to be considered one of the most exciting weekends of racing across the board, I quickly watched as my glorious predictions came crashing down. The lesson I learned this weekend is never bet against Sven Nys. My working theory is unless he’s not at the race, he will podium. I also learned … Continue reading

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Cross Predictions – Week 11 Wrap-Up

It was a mixed bag this weekend as far as the predictions went. Sven Nys dominated in Belgium (as predicted) and Martin Bina picked up another Toi Toi Cup (as predicted). The rest of the European podiums were hit or miss this. One quick note, I do know that Japan is not a part of … Continue reading

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Cross Predictions – Week 9 Wrap-Up

What a wild week of cross it was this past week. In Europe, Sven Nys dominated and is starting to look like the Nys of old. Kevin Pauwels struggled to find the form and consistency that made him the most dominant rider last season. Finally, Niels Albert is riding extremely well, but remains one step … Continue reading

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2010 US Cyclocross Nationals – Editors’ Picks

Of his first season of elite cyclocross racing, a guy I used to race with said, “The top five or ten guys are racing one race, and the five guys behind them are racing another race. And then there are the rest of us.” This description of the steep steps up the talent pyramid seems … Continue reading

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