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2012-2013 Cross World Cup Wrap-Up

With a fifth place at the final World Cup round on Sunday, Niels Albert wrapped up his second overall World Cup title. It also marks the eighth title for a Belgian in the past ten editions of the World Cup. Albert narrowly edged out fellow Belgians Kevin Pauwels and Sven Nys. Lars van der Haar … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Predictions – Week 18

After two weeks in Belgium, I have returned to the US and so has UCI cross racing with a pair of C2 races known as the Chicago Cyclocross New Year’s Revolution. Held a week before nationals, the race has attracted a smaller, but stacked field as we get a fresh look at America’s top riders … Continue reading

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Cross Predictions – Week 13 Wrap-Up

After podium last weekend in Sterling, Shawn Milne battled New England’s best in Warwick, Rhode Island, picking up a pair of UCI C2 wins. Milne has been around for a while, but these two wins have marked his arrival in elite cross. In LA, Tim Johnson (who in my defense was not on the start list) and … Continue reading

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European Cross – Week 12 Predictions

This weekend, all eyes will be on France as the World Cup returns to Roubaix for round four on Sunday. The course winds its way in and around the world famous velodrome that hosts the finish of Paris-Roubaix every spring. In addition, Europe plays hosts to three UCI C2 races, all of which take place … Continue reading

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Cross Top25 – Week 12

[top25-vote start='1353888000' end='1354147200'] After a World Cup win and a second place finish at the fifth round of the Superprestige series, Sven Nys maintains the top spot in the rankings. More importantly, Nys jumped a head of Jeremy Powers in the computer rankings, meaning that the American will now need to finish towards the top … 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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