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Category: Racing

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 ›

TOP GUN 2014 Entry Now Open

0 By on Monday December 16 2013 in Racing

Next summers’s big Nelson event, Top Gun/NZ MTB Cup Round Two is all set with online and postal entry now open. Spread out by an extra half day for 2014 between Jan 31st and Feb 3rd, it’s going to be a big Nelson Anniversary weekend… More ›

Underground Super D: Round Two

3 By on Thursday December 5 2013 in Exclusives, Racing

Round two of New Zealand’s longest running Super D series went down last night up on Makara Peak. Ricky threw a bit of a curve ball with a liaison stage from what everyone thought was the start. A few more heads showed up than the… More ›