Wellens And Peeters On VT4

Flemish commercial television channel VT4 followed Belgian riders Bart Wellens and Rob Peeters (Telenet-Fidea) during their trip to the USA, which included a visit to Louisville to see the site for the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships and their race at USGP Planet Bike Cup. The following video was aired prior to the Kalmthout cross race…

Wellens – Respect For The US Guys

Two-time World Champion and two-time Belgian National Champion Bart Wellens and his Telenet-Fidea teammate Rob Peeters came to the United States to open their cross season. The goal was multi-fold, to gain early season fitness, capture UCI points and to check out the racing before the 2013 World Championships to be held in Louisville, KY.…

Wellens Dominant In USGP Mudfest

The Belgians were praying for rain and boy did it get it for Sunday’s race in Sun Prairie, WI. The day started off with rain and more rain turning the Sun Planet Bike Cup course in a mudfest and then the sky opened again just as the men’s 60-minute race started. And Belgian Bart Wellens…

Van Der Haar Sprints For The Win At CrossVegas

The raucous crowd at the Men’s Elite race at CrossVegas was treated to a show of tactics when top American and European stars traded blows. In the end, a youngster snatched the victory. Current under23 Cyclocross World Champion Lars van der Haar (Rabobank) took the win a very tight three-way sprint that came down to…

Stybar Wants To Feel The Pain On The Road Again

Feeling that he had no choice after being side-lined with a knee injury during the season, Zdenek Stybar focused his whole season on the Cyclocross World Championships in 2011. It worked. The Czech rider won his second consecutive rainbow jersey in St Wendel, Germany. “I play everything on one card.” the 25-year old explained after…

Albert Wins Over Unlucky Nys At Azencross

A case of deja-vu all over again in the men’s race at the GVA Azencross. The huge crowd was massed all over the course, sometimes five deep in not more, to watch the battle. With the Belgian Championships coming up the crowd was watching for a duel between Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) and Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet).…