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Niel jaarmarktcross... LIVE


Time for some muddy fun!

Superprestige Zonhoven... LIVE


Time for craziness!

Running up that hill: Zonhoven cx


Will the king of the Kopp also become king of the hill? Zonhoven cx coming up!

Second world cup race: PLZEN... LIVE


Snow! Repeat after me the magic word, for there is snow in the Czech Republic. AND mud!

Tom Boonen talks to Sporza about Lance, Levi, Cav


He doesn't like Lance. He doesn't like Levi. He doesn't like Hein. But he does like Cav.

The first world cup race is upon us: hello Tabor!


The first cx world cup race of the season is upon us. We're in Czech, and yet, no Styby. That's so weird.

GP Mario de Clercq... LIVE


Hills, (hopefully) rain, and some added excitement with a new format... welcome to Ronse.

LIVE: Ruddervoorde cyclocross (17h CEST)


First leg of the superprestige series.

Bring on the mud: the 2012-2013 cx calendar part I


Forget about asphalt. Obliterate hors de categorie mountains from your thoughts and blank out seven hour race days. During the dark northern hemisphere winter months, it's time for cyclocross....

A sign of autumn: a televised Belgian cx weekend


Are the leafs a-crunching below your feet yet? No? Then you might be fooled into thinking it's still summer and, therefore, road cycling season. But, you're as wrong as wrong can be. Say goodbye to...

L'Union fait la force: Gilbert wins the rainbows


Eighteen wins in 2011, three in 2012 so far. But this year's win trumps all of the year before: Philippe Gilbert has shown that he was rightly crowned absolute favourite for the worlds in...

The return of the Super Ultra Mega Transfer Thread


Based on excellent first thread by TheFigureHead, here. Ag2r - La Mondiale In: Carlos Alberto Betancur < Acqua & Sapone Davide Appollonio < Sky Steve Chainel < FdJ Samuel Dumoulin < Cofidis...


The world champs are creeping closer: Belgian team is out

With the world champs on 23 September, the Belgian squad is the first big gun team selection I've seen. Tom Boonen Kevin De Weert Philippe Gilbert Björn Leukemans Gianni Meersman Jürgen Roelandts S...

A weekend at the races: world ports and GP Jef Scherens


So, nothing going on in Spain today? Ok, how about we take a trip to Belgium then? There were two races on Belgian soil this weekend (ok, there were probably more but I only went to visit two). On...

There be numbers: the world championships quota

Dear friends, the time is upon us. The time when bike nerdery and UCI rule frustration come together in the holy union that is: the world championships quota. The world champs quota rules are so...



Tonight, the Borlees will get gold and silver in the 400m (a girl can hope). Other medals will come from - Women's shot putWomen's pole vault (hmm, wonder who'll win that)Men's 400m hurdlesWomen's...



Full program here.



The Belgian girls are currently valiantly fighting off the hockey masters of Holland. We'll also have tennis, archery, gymnastics, football, swimming, basketball... and so much more. The women's RR...



The cycling may be over, but there are still other sports going on. Tonight, we have swimming, tennis, badminton, table tennis, fencing, beach volley, gymnastics... and much more. So, how many...

Eddy Merckx The Cannibal, by Daniel Friebe


Title: Eddy Merckx The Cannibal Author: Daniel Friebe Publisher: Ebury Press Year: 2012 Pages: 344 Order: Ebury Press (£16.99, that's about $26.5 or €21.5) What: The legacy of the...


Bottoms up! Which TdF rider would you most like to go drinking with?

Everyday this Tour, Sporza has a poll of the day question on their website. Today, they're in the mood for booze, and they ask - which TdF rider would you most like to go drinking with? S...

Tour de France Stage 11 Second LIVE thread

Albertville - La Toussuire 148 km Queenstage of this year's Tour. Three fearsome climbs. PdC Fiendishly clever pick: Cadel Evans Official site , Startlist , Stageinfo , Profile , Classifications L...

Calling the doctor - a medical round-up


Jesus Christ, a lot of our beloved bikeboys went down today. And, unfortunately, not everyone got back up in one piece. And, I don't know about you, but I'm pretty confused as to who hurt what and...


Rob Goris (30, Accent Jobs) passed away last night

I don't particularly want to talk about it very much because damn it, I'm sick of people dying so young for no reason whatsoever, but it feels like Rob Goris deserves an article on here. Won't...

A day at the ridiculously crowded races - in which gs visits the TdF prologue


A day at the ridiculously crowded races - gs visits prologue, and takes pictures.

Tour de France Stage 1 LIVE - second thread

Liège - Seraing 198 km Difficult first stage with a short sharp uphill finish for the puncheurs. PdC Fiendishly clever pick: Michael Albasini Official site , Startlist , Stageinfo , Profile , C...

Battle of the Lowlands


Amidst the fierce competition for yellow, green, white and polkadot jerseys, there will be another fight taking place in the 22 days to come: the battle of the Lowlands. OPQS and Lotto vs. Rabo,...


The sounds of the road - cycling music

I've drawn a blank trying to find Jean Bosco Safari's theme song for one of the Belgian teams. Has anyone got a link? — the Inner Ring (@inrng) June 25, 2012 I didn't know the answer to this...

Nationals day... LIVE

Many new jerseys will soon be upon us. PhilGil or Tombo? Greipel or Kittel? Chava or Feillu? Come find out! (picture by me) More info below the jump. MISCELLANEOUS Overview of the main European...

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