Category: 2013 Races


#SVENNESS 2.14

January 11th, 2014 — 3:29pm

In episode 2.14, SVENNESS visits Loenhout, Belgium for Azencross, the fifth round of the Bpost Bank Trofee series. The race took place on friday, December 27, in rainy conditions. The course is covered in a slick mud that gets deeper as the rain and race progresses. Zdeněk Štybar is back and has plenty of opportunities […]

Comment » | 2013 Races, Commentary, Skills and Technique, Video

#SVENNESS 2.13

January 3rd, 2014 — 2:50am

Episode 2.13 of #SVENNESS takes a look at the UCI Cyclocross World Cup race that took place December 26, 2013, at Heusden-Zolder. This race features the return of former 2 time elite cyclocross world champion Zdeněk Štybar. The race is in the red from the start with Štybar, LvdH, Marcel Miesen, Rob Peeters and Phillipp […]

4 comments » | 2013 Races, Commentary, Skills and Technique, Video

#LIKEAVOS 1.2

December 28th, 2013 — 8:36am

For #LIKEAVOS Episode 1.2 we visit the fourth round of the UCI Cyclocross World Cup, which took place December 22, 2013, on the slopes of the citadel in Namur, Belgium. The race is punctuated with tough climbs and fast, slippery descents. This is the first time since the opening round in Valkenburg that World Champion […]

3 comments » | 2013 Races, Commentary, Skills and Technique, Video

#SVENNESS 2.11

December 16th, 2013 — 8:48am

#SVENNESS 2.11 from the World Cup race that took place in Koksijde, Belgium, is a long one. But there’s a lot to cover. This sandy monument of cyclocross has a lot of history, which we will touch on in the finale. The site has been the home to two World Championships and is always an […]

3 comments » | 2013 Races, Commentary, Skills and Technique, Video

#SVENNESS 2.10

December 11th, 2013 — 2:52am

For episode 2.10, SVENNESS travels to Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic, for the European Championship. We take a look at the U23 race, which features such up-and-coming (or arguably already here) stars as Wout van Aert, Michael Vanthourenhout and Mathieu van der Poel. The course is a mix of paved road and mud. Nothing in between. […]

1 comment » | 2013 Races, Commentary, Skills and Technique, Video

#SVENNESS 2.9

December 5th, 2013 — 12:43am

In #SVENNESS 2.9 we travel to Jaarmarktcross Niel in Belgium. This race is part of the Soudal Classics and has been won by Sven Nys four times prior to this year’s event. Would this race mark his fifth victory at Niel? The course was extremely wet and we focus on mud riding, a tricky off-camber […]

6 comments » | 2013 Races, Commentary, Skills and Technique, Video

#LIKEAVOS 1.1

November 28th, 2013 — 12:44am

In episode 1.1 of #LIKEAVOS we visit the sandy confines of Koksijde in West Flanders, Belgium, for round three of the UCI World Cup of Cyclocross. World Champion and series namesake, Marianne Vos, is once again a no show for the race but World Cup leader Katie Compton and a host of strong riders are […]

Comment » | 2013 Races, Commentary, Skills and Technique, Video

#SVENNESS 2.8

November 21st, 2013 — 8:44pm

In SVENNESS episode 2.8 we visit theHamme-Zogge stop of the Superprestige cyclocross series. It is muddy and there is a flyover at every turn. But more significant )or maybe not) Sven Nys is riding disc brakes!! But in the end, this race wasn’t about disc brakes but about perseverance. Niels Albert runs into the barriers […]

4 comments » | 2013 Races, Skills and Technique, Video

#SVENNESS 2.7

November 14th, 2013 — 8:02am

In episode 2.7, #SVENNESS visits the Belgian province of Limburg for the Superprestige Zonhoven. Known for its sand and perilous descents, Zonhoven was a study in balance and power. We highlight downhill action, the runups and a close race between Klaas Vantornout, Lars van der Haar, Niels Albert and Sven Nys. #SVENNESS is brought to […]

9 comments » | 2013 Races, Commentary, Skills and Technique, Video

#SVENNESS 2.6

November 8th, 2013 — 4:47pm

In #SVENNESS 2.6 we visit the Koppenbergcross, which is part of the Bpost Bank Trofee series and takes place in Oudenaarde, Belgium. This cyclocross race took on the character of a road race, and we highlight Fidea Telenet’s team tactics that help put their riders in contention for the win. Also highlighted is a spectacular […]

2 comments » | 2013 Races, Commentary, Skills and Technique, Video

Back to top