Van der Poel dominates Gavere World Cup, Van Aert secures 2nd Place

Van der Poel dominates Gavere World Cup, Van Aert secures 2nd Place

Mathieu van der Poel continued his remarkable form in the cyclocross season with a resounding victory at the Gavere World Cup. Wout van Aert finished in second place, with Tom Pidcock overcoming an initial setback to claim third. Van der Poel’s victory, his fourth since returning to cyclocross, was sealed with a dominant performance from […]

Puck Pieterse ends Fem van Empel’s winning streak at Gavere World Cup

Puck Pieterse ends Fem van Empel’s winning streak at Gavere World Cup

Puck Pieterse triumphed over Fem van Empel in a captivating contest at the Gavere World Cup, putting an end to Van Empel’s unbeaten run this season. Van Empel, the world champion, had secured victories in the first eleven cyclocross races of the season but settled for second place behind Pieterse, with Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado […]

Van der Poel dominates at Exact Cross Zilvermeercross in Mol

Van der Poel dominates at Exact Cross Zilvermeercross in Mol

Mathieu van der Poel showcased his cyclocross supremacy at the Exact Cross Zilvermeercross in Mol, Belgium, where he notably outperformed his Belgian rival, Wout Van Aert. This event marked their first cyclocross encounter this season, following their intense battle at the World Championships in Hoogerheide last February. Van der Poel, the current world champion, separated […]

Lucinda Brand solo winner in the sand at Exact Cross Mol

Lucinda Brand solo winner in the sand at Exact Cross Mol

Lucinda Brand of Baloise Trek Lions emerged victorious at the Zilvermeercross in Mol, Belgium, taking the lead in the first lap and maintaining her dominance throughout the race. Brand, who is known for her cyclocross prowess, lived up to her favourite status, decisively breaking away from teammate Shirin van Anrooij in the third lap. Van […]

Belgian Cyclocross riders miss the podium in both X20 and World Cup this weekend

Belgian Cyclocross riders miss the podium in both X20 and World Cup this weekend

In an unprecedented occurrence, male Belgian cyclocross riders were notably absent from the podium in both the Herentals X2O Badkamers Trofee and the Namur World Cup races this weekend. This marked a rare deviation from Belgium’s dominance in the sport. At Herentals, World Champion Mathieu van der Poel demonstrated his prowess by clinching the win, […]

Tom Pidcock triumphs in World Cup Namur following duel with Pim Ronhaar

Tom Pidcock triumphs in World Cup Namur following duel with Pim Ronhaar

Tom Pidcock lived up to expectations in the Namur leg of the World Cup, securing his first cyclocross win of the season after an impressive comeback and a dynamic duel with Dutchman Pim Ronhaar. Pidcock, the British favourite, overcame a series of challenges, including a poor start and technical issues, to clinch victory on the […]

Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado delivers stellar performance in World Cup Namur

Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado delivers stellar performance in World Cup Namur

Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado from Alpecin-Deceuninck showcased an impressive solo performance to clinch her sixth victory of the season at the World Cup in Namur. Dominating from the first lap, Alvarado maintained a significant lead over rivals Puck Pieterse and Lucinda Brand. Namur’s eighth round in the World Cup season featured a challenging course beloved […]

Brand pushes Van Empel all the way to the line in Herentals

Brand pushes Van Empel all the way to the line in Herentals

Fem Van Empel, the reigning world champion from Jumbo-Visma, has demonstrated remarkable resilience and skill in the X2O Trofee cyclocross series. Despite facing physical setbacks, she secured another victory in Herentals, marking her tenth consecutive win this season. Van Empel acknowledged the strength of her rival Lucinda Brand, stating, “Brand was really strong today. She […]

Yara Kastelijn announces her cyclocross schedule for the winter

Yara Kastelijn announces her cyclocross schedule for the winter

Yara Kastelijn, the 26-year-old Dutch cyclist, has confirmed her participation in a select number of cyclocross races this winter, including the Dutch National Championships in Hoogeveen. Her team, Fenix-Deceuninck, shared this information with WielerFlits. Following a trend from last winter, Kastelijn has opted for a relatively limited cyclocross schedule, focusing primarily on road cycling where […]

Clara Honsinger Secures Fourth Elite US Cyclocross Championship

Clara Honsinger Secures Fourth Elite US Cyclocross Championship

Clara Honsinger of Team S&M CX triumphed to claim her fourth elite US national cyclocross championship title in Louisville, Kentucky. The race commenced with Katie Clouse of the Steve Tilford Foundation taking an early lead, but a stumble on the steps allowed Honsinger to overtake. Honsinger then maintained a steady lead, finishing 29 seconds ahead […]