Archive for December 2012


#SVENNESS No. 4

December 30th, 2012 — 3:24am

In #SVENNESS No. 4 we take a brief break from strategy and technique. This installment is all about respect. Respect for the sport. From a racer’s perspective and also from the fan’s perspective. We all have bad days. It’s how you handle those days that define you. Footage is from a muddy race in Loenhout. […]

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#SVENNESS No. 3

December 29th, 2012 — 10:29am

Let’s ride some mud!! #SVENNESS No. 3, Modderbad or Mudbath, is in Namur and we take a look at a long off-camber muddy straight. There is the proven line and then there is the Sven line. Which one is going to prove to be the fastest? How about the safest? This installment has an early […]

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#SVENNESS No. 2

December 28th, 2012 — 11:45am

#SVENNESS No. 2, A Tale of Two Lines. In this installment we look at an unassuming 180 degree turn at Superprestige Geiten. Sven has his favorite line and the Sunweb-Revor boys have their favorite. Is one better than the other? Keep an eye on the entry and exit of these guys on each lap to […]

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#SVENNESS No. 1

December 27th, 2012 — 8:21am

With the Mid-Atlantic cyclocross season at an end and Nationals still a couple weeks away, we have been spending our time obsessing over the Euro-cross scene and Sven Nys in particular. Sven is something special. He is not only the fastest guy out there on most days but is also meticulous about how he attacks […]

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2012 Bilenky Junkyard Cross

December 6th, 2012 — 10:45am

Philadelphia’s and the nation’s premiere junkyard cyclocross race is happening December 16. Rumored to be no more, the Bilenky Junkyard Cross cannot be denied. If you want to race, pre-register here: http://www.bilenky.com/store/scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=138. If you don’t want to race, it’s still worth the trip to Philly just to watch. Truly  a spectacle. Because the race conflicts with […]

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