Fem van Empel wins Koppenbergcross with a big solo move

Fem van Empel wins Koppenbergcross with a big solo move

The most dominant women’s rider of the cyclocross season so far keeps on winning. Fem van Empel of Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal took another victory on the infamous Koppenberg today. The first race of the X20 Badkamers series, Van Empel’s victory here makes her the series leader and with a healthy margin too. The Koppenberg is one […]

Van Empel up to 4 straight World Cup wins after Maasmechelen round

Van Empel up to 4 straight World Cup wins after Maasmechelen round

Fem van Empel (Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal) has won the 4th World Cup Cross race of the season in Maasmechelen. The Dutch rider crossed the line solo this time, getting ahead of Puck Pieterse (Alpecin-Deceuninck) and Shirin van Anrooij (Baloise Trek Lions), who finished second and third shortly behind. With the World Cup round in Maasmechelen, the […]

Marianne Vos to race the Beekse Bergen World Cup event

Marianne Vos to race the Beekse Bergen World Cup event

After racing and finishing 2nd at Nacht van Woerden last week, the cyclocross World Champion Marianne Vos will continue her 2022/2023 World Cup campaign in Beekse Bergen. The race organisation has confirmed her entry today. Vos will race her first World Cup race this weekend at Maasmechelen and then the European Championships in Namur too. […]

Blanka Vas beats World Champion Vos at Nacht van Woerden

Blanka Vas beats World Champion Vos at Nacht van Woerden

Blanka Vas continued her impressive start to the cyclocross season by winning the Nacht van Woerden. It was the first race of the season for world champion Marianne Vos who finished 2nd behind the Hungarian. Puck Pieterse continued her pressing threat by finishing 3rd. The C2 race is part criterium, part cyclocross as it’s held […]

Fem van Empel wins her 3rd World Cup of the season in Tabor

Fem van Empel wins her 3rd World Cup of the season in Tabor

Fem van Empel continues her impressive streak in the early cyclocross season. She took her 3rd World Cup race in a row at Tabor, keeping Puck Pieterse and Annemarie Worst at bay. The first European round of the season, Tabor in the Czech Republic, followed the first two rounds in America at Waterloo and Fayetteville. […]

Lucinda Brand suffers hand fracture, out of European Championships

Lucinda Brand suffers hand fracture, out of European Championships

Lucinda Brand suffered a break to the metacarpal of her right hand after a crash in the recon for the Tabor World Cup round. On the course doing training before the official recon slot, Brand crashed and suffered the injury that will see her miss some races. The metacarpal is an awkward bone to break, […]

Blanka Vas beats Shirin van Anrooij in Kermiscross Ardooie

Blanka Vas beats Shirin van Anrooij in Kermiscross Ardooie

Blanka Vas took her 4th win of the early cyclocross season in Ardooie. After winning 3 on the bounce in the Czech Republic in recent weeks, she was knocked back to 2nd behind Puck Pietersen at Oisterwijk last weekend. So winning in Ardooie brings her back to the fore with a convincing 27-second victory over […]