Cyclocross

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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Lotte Kopecky confirms her 6-race cyclocross calendar

Lotte Kopecky confirms her 6-race cyclocross calendar

Fresh from retaining the Crystal Bicycle for best Belgian rider, Lotte Kopecky announced her short cyclocross calendar for the 2021/22 season. Relatively new to the top levels of cyclocross, she raced 8 times last season with ever-improving results. After finishing 38th in her first race at Ruddervoorde, she was 16th at the Hulst World Cup …

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Marianne Vos confirms the rest of her 2021/22 cyclocross season

Marianne Vos confirms the rest of her 2021/22 cyclocross season

After a busy season on the road, Marianne Vos began the cyclocross season in great form. Just a week after Paris Roubaix, she travelled across to America to take on the trio of races that kick-started the Cyclocross World Cup calendar. At the first race in Waterloo, she won a tight affair ahead of Lucinda …

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Maghalie Rochette takes first World Cup podium in Besancon

Maghalie Rochette takes first World Cup podium in Besancon

This weekend saw another round of the Cyclocross World Cup with Maghalie Rochette taking her first podium result. The French round was hosted in Besancon for the first time, with the race getting an upgrade to World Cup level. There were a couple of big names missing from the start list. Kata Blanka Vas, winner …

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Cyclocross stars confirm their upcoming races

Cyclocross stars confirm their upcoming races

We’re well into the cyclocross season now but on the men’s side, we’ve not seen the huge stars race yet. After a long road (and MTB for some) season, they’ve been taking a well-deserved break before embarking on more racing. For Mathieu van der Poel, Wout van Aert and Tom Pidcock, the lead-up to the …

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