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Discuss: Is Cancellara Still the World’s Best?

  After losing individual time trials to Tony Martin at the Tour de France, Vuelta a Espana, and now, the World Championships, is  Fabian Cancellara no longer the world’s best against the clock? Has the mantle been passed? Discuss.

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Discuss – Will Sagan Wins Worlds?

  Will Peter Sagan win next Sunday’s World Championship Road Race in Copenhagen? Discuss.

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Monday Musette – Cross, Cobbles, & Coaching

Here’s this week’s Monday Musette: 1. This weekend’s World Cyclocross Championships have come and gone, and while I’ll leave the bulk of the commentary to Mattio, I do have two comments. First of all, winless this weekend, Belgium has been shut out at Worlds for the second-consecutive year.  Pre-race favorite Niels Albert was nowhere to … Continue reading

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Cyclocross World Championship Preview

Initial reports from St-Wendel in advance of this weekend’s Cyclocross World Championship races are that it will be bitterly cold. If there’s no snow, the frozen ground will be hard and fast. The course does feature some tricky sections – Podium Insight tweeted a picture of reigning champion Zdenek Stybar having a bit of difficulty … Continue reading

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Letters from Abroad – Valentin’s Picks for Worlds

For the past two seasons, Valentin Scherz, a 20-year-old elite cyclocross racer from Switzerland, has come to the US to compete in races as part of the Philadelphia Cyclocross School program. This season he was captain of their 2010 Cyfac-Champion Systems p/b Revolution Wheelworks Team. In 2010, Scherz successfully defended his Mid Atlantic Cyclocross Series … Continue reading

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Worlds Elite Men’s Road Race – Winners & Losers

The World Road Race Championship is without a doubt one of the sport’s greatest spectacles.  To me, the best thing about Worlds is its ability to produce a surprise winner that’s never really a surprise.  By this I mean that the World Champion is often not the rider you might have expected or wanted to … Continue reading

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