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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 17

First and foremost, an apologies for a lack of content this week. I’ve been in Belgium for over a week now traveling to all the races, climbing some of the most famous climbs and doing some sightseeing. I return to the states next Wednesday, where things will get back to normal. I’ve also had a … Continue reading

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UCI Rankings Explained

Lost somewhere in the shuffle between the continued fallout from the USADA report on Lance Armstrong and the presentation of the 2013 Tour de France route was the release of the UCI Cyclocross Classification (aka UCI Rankings). The rankings are updated each week following a World Cup race. So, with the first World Cup race … Continue reading

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2011-2012 Cyclocross Season Preview – European Riders to Watch

This Sunday will mark the start of the 2011/2012 European cyclocross season. After a spectacular 2010/2011 season that saw Sven Nys pick up his 10th Superprestige title, Zdenek Stybar won a second consecutive World Championship, and Niels Albert capture a Belgian and World Cup title, this season could be the most competitive and exciting yet. … Continue reading

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