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Monday Musette: World Cup Wrap-Up

Good morning and welcome back from another weekend of cyclocross action. The highlight of this weekend’s racing was the World Cup race in Igorre, Spain, so let’s take a look at the race and what it’s left us thinking. With Kevin Pauwels’ victory in Igorre, it looks like he shrugged off a pair of losses … Continue reading

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World Cup Preview: Round 4 – Igorre, Spain

The UCI Cyclocross World Cup heads to Iggore in the Basque region of Spain for round number four. After last weekend’s battle in the sand of Koksijde, all eyes will be on Sven Nys and Kevin Pauwels. This is the eighth time Iggore has hosted a world cup round and Nys has won half of … Continue reading

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On the Nys-Pauwels Sprint

As the photo above demonstrates, Saturday’s World Cup race in Koksijde, Belgium came down to a race between Sven Nys, a veteran who’s maintained his winning ways throughout an unusually long and successful career, and Kevin Pauwels, a younger rider in the midst of a dominant season that is the fulfillment of several years of … Continue reading

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International Cyclocross Weekend Preview: A World Champs Test Run, and more

Cyclocross World Cup Round 3 – Koksijde (CDM) The third round of the UCI World Cup heads to Koksijde, Belgium for its first round outside of the Czech Republic. Saturday’s race takes place in the North Sea coast on the grounds of the Koksijde Military Base. More importantly, Koksijde will play host to the 2012 … 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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