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Category: The Cyclo X Files

CX Worlds Go Off!

0 By on Monday February 3 2014 in The Cyclo X Files

Our boy Alex ‘De Snor’ Revell was on the job in Hoogerheide, Netherlands overnight, battling it out with Angus Edmond for best Kiwi cyclocrosser in the World Championships. Alex came out on top, finishing one spot ahead of Angus, and both only two laps down… More ›

Back in the Belgian Chain Gang

0 By on Friday January 17 2014 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

Wandering through yet another airport terminal, I was surreptitiously struck by just how quiet it was around me. While quite a few people were bustling along either on the powered treadmill-like walkway or naturally with foot on ground, there was no din. It was perfectly… More ›

De Snor De-cisions

0 By on Saturday January 11 2014 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

Press Release: One-time Worlds participant to wait until 48 hours before race. Alexander Revell won’t make his decision on contesting the UCI Cyclocross World Championships until 48 hours before the race starts. The elite men’s event will take place on February 2 in Hoogerheide, the Netherlands.… More ›

Bryksy Cross W Polsce

1 By on Sunday January 5 2014 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

After I had gathered my wits about me, waking at about 4 or 5am after a few hours’ sleep, I was able to think about the race that lay ahead in Gosciécin. I had seen some footage from the previous year which featured riders clapping… More ›

Into Poland

3 By on Monday December 16 2013 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

In the middle of nowhere, surrounded by monochrome brown pine forest and expanses of lush green agricultural pasture, 5km from Glubczyce in South West Poland, in a house from the 19th century with an underground storage bunker that doesn’t freeze even when it’s -20º outside,… More ›

Sicko-cross

2 By on Saturday March 9 2013 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

A few months ago, while in the depths of the Belgian winter, I was offered a small ray of sunlight from the other side of the world. It was more the prospect of a glimmer of sunshine and warmth, something to distract me at a… More ›

Kiwis of the Worlds

2 By on Friday February 22 2013 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

The second week of my time in Kentucky saw the arrival of the rest of the Australasian, and so too the entire southern hemisphere, cyclocross contingent. This consisted of 7 people, with five nationalities represented – Genevieve Whitson, Kiwi racer based in Scotland and her… More ›

‘Merica, F*** Yeah!

1 By on Friday February 8 2013 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

The state of Kentucky is famous for several things, from a massive horse breeding and racing tradition with the annual derby to the Colonel’s secret recipe and the ensuing high rates of obesity, heart disease and diabetes that he (amongst others) has helped bring about.… More ›

Murry Chrossmas

3 By on Friday January 4 2013 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

Merry belated Christmas everyone, and Happy New Year. I don’t have all that much more energy for celebrations at the moment, as the last couple of weeks have been quite different to any of my life until this point. For a start Christmas was cold… More ›

I’m Leuven It

1 By on Saturday December 22 2012 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

After three and a half months of racing every weekend, with two per weekend once a month as well as the occasional mid-week race, I felt it time to have a bit of time off racing. I’ve been feeling good and still as excited about… More ›

Far Roo-bey, chur bol.

0 By on Saturday December 8 2012 in Exclusives, Racing, The Cyclo X Files

Last weekend I headed South of the border for my first cyclocross race outside of Belgium since I left New Zealand. Roubaix, France hosted the 4th round of the elite men’s World Cup, and my second in as many weeks. A very different course from… More ›