World Champs Preview: Valkenburg 2018

The Cyclocross Worlds are the peak of the Cyclocross calendar. The race which can define a season, if not a career. Alternatively it’s merely a 50/60 minute stress-free spin and see what happens. It all depends on your point of view as a rider. As fans it definitely feels more than your average race. The […]

World of Cyclocross: The French Connection

A few weeks ago I launched a feature on this blog, World of Cyclocross. The intention was to shine a light on some of the many nations which form the rich tapestry of cyclocross. We all know plenty about Belgium and The Netherlands, but what about the less-successful Cross Countries? How about Spain, Japan or even […]

CX World Cup Rd 9: Hoogerheide & Series wrap

First off some apologies. I had hoped to provide a preview of all the World Cup races (and the World Champs) for this season. However due to an IT malfunction I was very late in getting my preview online, and then somehow I managed to delete instead of post and that was that. So apologies […]

CX World Cup Rd 8: Nommay

It has been a month since the previous round of the UCI CX World Cup at the popular Zolder parcours in Belgium. The intervening weeks have been a busy time for Cyclocross, with rounds of the DVV Trofee, Superprestige, BricoCross,  and National Trophy, not to mention the various National Championships all being held. Oh and plenty of […]

World of Cyclocross: Copa de Espana Ciclocross

Felipe Orts wheelieing his way to U-23 silver at the 2017 Worlds When it comes to cyclocross it’s very easy to focus on the big names, the hitters, who dominate the sport. These days the Belgians and Dutch are the driving force in both the men’s and women’s fields, with the odd American, Brit, Czech, […]