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Peloton PhD: Why it took a well-rounded rider to win the Worlds time trial

Welcome back to Peloton PhD, a column in which physics PhD Dan Seaton uses science to explain not just how people win bike races, but why...

Peloton PhD: Why Strade Bianche’s final climb got the best of Wout Van Aert

This is the second of what will be an occasional column in which we’ll try to use very simple science to try to explain not just how peop...

Peloton PhD: The physics behind Valgren’s solo escape at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

This is the first of what will be an occasional column in which we’ll try to use very simple science to try to explain not just how peopl...

’Cross the pond: How European cyclocross pros spent their week in the United States

How did the Europeans who came over to the the U.S. for the Las Vegas and Iowa City World Cups — and, in some cases, Wisconsin as well — ...

The other side of the tape: US amateur cyclocross racers relish in opportunity to compete on World Cup course

When Europeans talk about American cyclocross, they almost always note how it is a participatory sport and contrast it with what you see ...

Commentary: Jingle Cross was Christmas in September for US cyclocross fans

Iowa City was not the first place in the U.S. the big stars of European cyclocross showed up to race in America; that was the Trek CXC Cu...

Road trip! How World Cup cyclocross teams will move equipment from Vegas to Iowa City in 48 hours

When CrossVegas became the first ever American stop in the UCI’s Cyclocross World Cup series last year, fans here in the States had their...