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Tag: Cyclocross

Hüttcross IV finds some mud

2 By on Wednesday July 15 2015 in Exclusives, The Cyclo X Files

Claggy, thick, beautiful and brown. Gummed up grass alighted on the rim and clung to the spokes like some escaped algae. Front wheels sailed from beneath the riders in sudden and unmistakable mutiny and the soft thud of bodies on earth sounded from all directions. The long awaited… 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 ›

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 ›