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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 Week in Review, 10/11

Superprestige Ruddervoorde (C1) Much like the USGP races in Colorado, where a Powers/Johnson battle didn’t materialize as anticipated, the expected battle between Sven Nys and Kevin Pauwels failed to come to life during the first round of the Superprestige series. Instead, it was Belgian National Champion Niels Albert who picked up the victory ahead of … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Weekend Preview, 10/7

Superprestige Ruddervoorde (C1) – Round One of the Superprestige Series kicks-off this weekend in Ruddervoorde, Belgium. Last year, Sven Nys picked up his tenth overall title and is looking for number eleven. Kevin Pauwels tried his best to spoil Nys’s party, but the pressure and a mechanical meant that he failed to come up with the … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Holiday Run-Down

What an exciting week it was for fans of European cyclocross, with no less than six races in eight days. Despite the deep fields and crazy conditions though, we saw four different winners in those six races—and only two of them were Belgian. Obviously, the big stories included Lars Boom’s World Cup victory as well … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Report – Week #5

Zdenek Stybar took his seventh-straight win of the season in his home country, at Round Two of the World Cup in Plzen. As usual, Stybar crossed the line alone after riding virtually everyone off his wheel. The race started fast, with all of the usual names going straight to the front on the first lap. … Continue reading

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