UCI World CycloCross Championships

Q&A with Zdenek Stybar: Cobbled classics, the best day of his career, and when you’ll see him race cyclocross next

When Peter Sagan made it into the front group of the Olympic mountain-bike race earlier this month, road cycling fans marveled at seeing one of the sport’s  biggest stars competing with the best in the world on dirt and knobby tires. And while there’s something uniquely compelling about a world-class cyclist cross over from one …


Cyclocross Worlds preview: Why Kaitlin Antonneau is the best U.S. hope for an elite medal

America’s hopes for an elite women’s podium spot at the World Cyclocross Championships have long rested with veteran contender Katie Compton, but following a recent step-up in performance, the time may be right to instead start looking more closely at 24-year-old Kaitlin Antonneau. When the women’s field lines up for the start on Saturday in …


Cyclocross Worlds preview: Why a 21-year-old will wear the rainbow jersey

When the world cyclocross champion is crowned on Sunday in Heusden-Zolder, Belgium, there’s a very good chance the rainbow jersey will be awarded to a 21-year-old man. It won’t, however, be the coronation of the youngest-ever world champion — that happened last year, in Tabor, Czech Republic, when Dutch rider Mathieu van der Poel soloed to …


Aussie underdogs: reflecting on the cyclocross world championships

Last month, Australia sent a team to the Cyclocross World Championships for the first time since 1973 and within days the Aussie squad was being likened to the Jamaican bobsleigh team at the 1988 Winter Olympics. But how did the team cope in the crucible of Hoogerheide against the world’s top racers? And what do …


UCI World CycloCross Championships Live Feed

It was announced earlier in the week that for the first time the UCI will provide free, live broadcasts of the Cyclo-cross World Championships on its YouTube channel. If you’re looking to watch all the Cyclocross you can handle tomorrow morning (Sunday), it’s all right here.


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