Cyclocross

Blanka Vas gets her cyclocross season underway with a win in Czechia

Blanka Vas gets her cyclocross season underway with a win in Czechia

Blanka Vas took the first cyclocross victory of her season in the first race over at Toi Toi Cup Hole Vrchy in the Czech Republic. The Hungarian was convinced by SD Worx Director Sportif Anna van der Breggen to forego the road World Championships in Australia and concentrate on cyclocross this off-season. The 21-year-old was …

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2022-2023 UCI Cyclocross World Cup calendar updated

2022-2023 UCI Cyclocross World Cup calendar updated

The 2022-2023 UCI Cyclocross World Cup has seen its calendar updated to include Dublin, Maasmechelen and Gavere. London was originally due to take place on 11th December but has hit issues with agreeing on a location, with a couple mooted in the lead-up but never confirmed. It now looks like London will be postponed until …

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Fem van Empel and Michael Vanthourenhout with convincing victories at Exact Cross Kruibeke

Fem van Empel and Michael Vanthourenhout with convincing victories at Exact Cross Kruibeke

The serious cyclocross season kicked off today with the Exact Cross Kruibeke. The first of the main season-long series to kick off, Exact Cross Kruibeke saw the strongest line-up we’ve seen at any cyclocross race so race in the young 2022/2023 season. The men’s race saw the likes of Eli Iserbyt and Michael Vanthourenhout square …

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Fem van Empel to join Jumbo Visma in 2023

Fem van Empel to join Jumbo Visma in 2023

Young cyclocross star Fem van Empel will finally get to make the switch to Jumbo Visma on January 1st 2023. The team had wanted to make the transfer earlier but Van Empel’s team Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal didn’t want to release the Dutch rider from her contract. With the contract due to expire, the transfer has been …

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Marianne Vos wins her 8th World Cyclocross Championship

Marianne Vos wins her 8th World Cyclocross Championship

The 2022 women’s world cyclocross championship in Fayetteville was an incredible watch. The Dutch pair of Lucinda Brand and Marianne Vos duked it out in a fierce head to head battle. It was the race we’d hoped to see with the pair cementing their pre-race favourite status by going clear of the field. On a …

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Women’s Cyclocross National Champions 2021-2022

Women’s Cyclocross National Champions 2021-2022

This weekend has seen the gap for most of the cyclocross national championships to take place. There’s a couple of exceptions but the majority of national jerseys have been handed out. For some, it’s their first elite national victory. 18-year-old Line Burquier taking the victory in France feels like the confirmation that she’s going to …

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Dutch pick teams for 2022 Cyclocross World Championships

Dutch pick teams for 2022 Cyclocross World Championships

The 2022 Cyclocross World Championships will be taking place in Fayetteville in the United States on 29th-30th January 2022. The Dutch team looked initially like it might be able to take both of the major Elite championships with Mathieu van der Poel and Lucinda Brand. However, Van der Poel’s ongoing back issues have led him …

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