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A long time coming, Miller cracks Top 10 At Cyclocross World Cup

Posted on 28. Oct, 2013 by .

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Last Saturday, Meredith Miller finally cracked the top 10 at a UCI Cyclocross World Cup when she finished a strong sixth in Tabor, Czech Republic.  Since the start of her cyclocross racing career five years ago, the California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized rider’s highest finish had been 11th, twice in 2012. “Wow, I’m super stoked to [...]

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Compton, van der Haar Win Tabor World Cup

Posted on 26. Oct, 2013 by .

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USA Cyclocross Champion Katie Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) attacked early and held on to small gap to win her 17th Cyclocross World Cup of her illustrious earlier today in  Tabor, Czech Republic. Proving that his victory in last week’s World Cup in Cauberg, Lars van der Haar (Rabobank Development Team) took the victory in the [...]

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World Cup #2 – Tabor

Posted on 25. Oct, 2013 by .

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The second round of the UCI Cyclocross World Cup will be held in Tabor, Czech Republic on the former World Championships course at the banks of the Lužnicí river, south of town. For many riders the race in Tabor is the perfect opportunity to make up for their less successful race in Valkenburg and get [...]

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Women's podium: Marianne Vos wins, Katie Compton second and Nikki Harris third.

Vos, Van der Haar win First World Cup

Posted on 20. Oct, 2013 by .

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History was made at the first World Cup of the cyclocross season, the Cauberg Cross, when Lars van der Haar (Rabobank) soloed to the victory in Valkenburg -not only was the first major win for the 22-year old since he petitioned to move up to the elite men’s field but the young Dutch rider did [...]

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World Cup #1 – Cauberg Cyclocross

Posted on 19. Oct, 2013 by .

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The slopes of the legendary Cauberg Hill,  where Amstel Gold Race finishes provides some steep climbs and gnarly descents for the first World Cup of the cyclocross season tomorrow at the Cauberg Cyclocross in the Netherlands.  The elite women’s and elite men’s race will be streamed live on the UCI youtube channel. The 2.65-km course, [...]

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Tabor World Cup Pre-Ride

Posted on 20. Oct, 2012 by .

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Riders and more share photos and their thoughts, via social media, after the pre-ride of the Tabor World Cup, the first race in the series. Race day is Sunday, October 21, 2012.

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Jones – “I get better every day”

Posted on 19. Oct, 2011 by .

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The two days of racing at Spooky Cross couldn’t have gone any differently for Chris Jones (Rapha-Focus), though it is hard to tell by just looking at the results with two top five to his credit. On Saturday’s night race, the finale of the Cross After Dark series, Jones had a good position in the [...]

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Hoogerheide Course Walkthrough

Posted on 22. Jan, 2011 by .

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Video of the Hoogerheide World Cup course walkthrough on the day before the cross race. The 3-km course was officially open for a pre-ride on Saturday from 2 to 4pm.

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Boom Detonates At Zolder

Posted on 27. Dec, 2010 by .

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Welcome back to cross Lars Boom (Rabobank) and please stick around. How’s that for results, his first World Cup of the season and a win. Boom went quickly to the front in the 70-minute race as the sun, well light, was fading and the conditions on course were even worse. What line? we don’t need [...]

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Invincible Compton Dominates Zolder

Posted on 27. Dec, 2010 by .

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Touch conditions, crashes, nothing stopped American Katie Compton (Planet Bike) from dominating the Zolder World Cup. Her fourth World Cup win this season hoisted her to the top of the standings. After a quick start, the seven-time and reigning US National Champion was at the front, her usual spot, and putting time into her competitors. [...]

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