For episode 64 of Crosshairs Radio, the TDDTIE crew get together to break down the 2017 Cyclocross World Championships that took place in Bieles, Luxembourg. We go in depth on all five championship races. From the emotional British sweep of the junior men’s race to Wout’s green tyres and everything in between.
As we discussed in the episode, 2015-2016 Junior World CX Champion, Jens Dekker (@jens_dekker), provided us with his “best of” list for races to watch while on the trainer.
Here are Jens’ picks:
Erpe-Mere Belgian CXnats 2015, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgObROIIEiY
Ronse 2013, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGgm7RDuBRI
Koksijde worlds 2012 (Albert solo), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUpwT91JRTg
Zolder 2008, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9B5qzN9FrM4
Hooglede Gits 2005, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBrFB0lcMro
Hofstade 2005 (Nys returns after mid-race flat tire just after the pits and wins), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucq6cPlEsKY
Pontchateau worlds 2004 (especially the u23), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEayGE3t-Ik
St. Michielsgestel 2000 (the race in which Nys played team tactics with Groenendaal). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W4hm_3E-Nc
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