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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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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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