Cyclocross News


Lines too long in Italian hospital for Toon Aerts, flies home

Toon Aerts crashed during the UCI Cyclocross World Cup in Italy, possibly fracturing his collarbone. Unwilling to wait in the long line at the Italian hospital, Aerts and his team made the decision to fly home to Belgium before getting a diagnostic x-ray.

Vos wins Fiuggi Regione Lazio World Cup

Nash and De Boer round out the podium. (Cycling

US Cross Champ Stephen Hyde Gets PEZ’d

Stephen Hyde (Cannondale-CyclocrossWorld) stuck with the form book, Sunday past in Hartford Connecticut grabbing the US Elite Cyclocross Championship. (Pez Cycling)

Don’t try this at home! Here’s what happens in the pro cyclocross pits

Watch as the support crews swap tires, de-ice pedals and keep their athletes rolling through at top speed. (Bike Rumor)

Van Aert, Cant successfully defend Belgian crowns

On the sand of the “Queen of the beaches,” on the edge of the North Sea, the 22-year-old Van Aert led the race from start to finish, after a solo escape from the start of the first lap. (Velo News)

Van der Poel bounces back from injury to claim Dutch cyclo-cross title

21-year-old defends national title only 10 days after heavy crash. (

Pro Bike Check: Jeremy Powers Rapha Focus Mares CX bike (and teammate Ellen Noble, too!)

The Rapha/Focus team bikes get their signature look by Victory Circle Graphics. According to SRAM, Jeremy’s one of the very few of their sponsored athletes racing ‘cross with a double chainring and not 1x. (Bike Rumor)

Sven Nys’ son wins first Belgian Cyclocross title

Sven Nys may have retired at the end of the 2015-2016 season, but it looks like the Nys name may still appear in results sheets over the forthcoming years as his son Thibau has won an underage national title at the Belgian Championships. (The Bike Comes First)

Watch the USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships live on Cyclingnews!

The USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships are already underway in Hartford, Connecticut with the amateur and age group categories, but the racing culminates on Sunday with the five UCI categories, and you will be able to watch all the racing live on Cyclingnews. (

Boom nets first cyclo-cross podium since 2010 in Surhuisterveen

Dutch rider second to Van Kessel in muddy LottoNl-Jumbo debut. (

Clearing obstacles: Kaitie Antonneau’s journey from depression to self-acceptance

With the start of the new year comes Kaitie Antonneau’s sixth year with the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld team, and perhaps her biggest race of the season: the 2017 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships. (Cycling Tips)

Toon Aerts and Marianne Vos Top Podium at GP Sven Nys 2017

2017 DVV verzekeringen trofee – GP Sven Nys

Elite Men:
1. Toon Aerts (Bel) Telenet Fidea Lions
2. Wout Van Aert (Bel) Crelan-Vastgoedservice
3. Michael Vanthourenhout (Bel) Marlux-Napoleon Games

Elite Women:
1. Marianne Vos (Ned) WM3 Energie
2. Ellen Van Loy (Bel) Telenet Fidea Lions
3. Thalita De Jong (Ned) Lares-Waowdeals

Recovering Van der Poel to skip GP Sven Nys

Dutch cyclo-cross champion Mathieu van der Poel hopes to defend his national title at Sint-Michielsgestel following nasty Azencross crash. (Velo News)

2017 DVV Trophy Cyclocross/GP Sven Nys Baal CX LIVE stream

On Sunday, January 1: DVV Trophy CX/GP Sven Nys at Baal, Belgium.

The Elite Women’s race starts at 1:45pm CET (7:45am U.S. Eastern).

The Elite Men’s race starts at 3:00pm CET (9:00am U.S. Eastern). (Cycling Fans)

Wout Van Aert wins Brico Cross Bredene

Sweeck second in Belgian race. (Cycling News)

De Jong takes victory at Brico Cross Bredene

Van Loy battles for second, Verscheuren is third. (Cycling News)

Mathieu van der Poel Suffers Bruised Neck at Azencross, May Still Race Sunday in Baal

Mathieu van der Poel suffered a serious crash on the penultimate lap at Thursday’s Azencross race in Loenhout, and lay motionless on the course as racers sped by and fans’ hearts stopped. (CX Magazine)

Loenhout Gallery: Van Aert tops DVV Trophy-Azencross

[Velo News] Reigning world champion Wout van Aert claims Azencross Loenhout win over slippery conditions in Antwerp, Belgium.

Van Aert wins Azencross

[] Wout Van Aert (Crelan-Vastgoedservice) rode away on the final lap to win the DVV Trophy round in Loenhout.

Van Aert’s rival Mathieu Van der Poel suffered a heavy fall on a slick descent on the penultimate lap and had to be carried from the course on a stretcher.

Loenhout: Cant races to third Azencross victory

[Velo News] Reigning seven-time Belgian national cyclo-cross champion Sanne Cant (Enertherm-Beobank) won Azencross Loenhout for the third time in her career and captured her fourth win in a row in the IJsboerke Ladies Trophy on Thursday in Antwerp, Belgium.

Bad Crash for Mathieu van der Poel at Azencross Loenhout

Mathieu Van der Poel crashed Thursday at Azencross Loenhout and lay unconscious, eventually taken off the course on a stretcher. We are hoping it was precautionary and we send him our best wishes.

UPDATE: Van der Poel let fans know he is ok via Twitter: ‘I’m ok, nasty crash which was my own fault but I got lucky after all. Thanks for all the messages!’

Azencross Loenhout – Trek Livestream

Trek continues it’s live coverage of the DVV Trophy Cyclocross Series on Thursday, December 29th at Azencross Loenhout.

Stybar return to cross!

Women’s Elite starts at 7:45 am U.S. Eastern

Men’s Elite starts at 9 am U.S. Eastern

Watch at Trek Bikes

TRed CrossBeast CX Factory Team is off to the races in either steel & ti (or gravel)

[Bike Rumor] T°Red Bikes is an Italian bike builder whose metal and carbon disc brake road bikes have popped up on our pages over the past year.

But a few weeks back they happened to be in Prague where we have our EU HQ, so we had a chance to get a closer look at a few of their newest bikes on our own streets.

Gallery: Cyclocross World Cup #7, Zolder

[Velo News] Photos from a muddy day in Belgium, where Marianne Vos won her first World Cup of the season, and Wout Van Aert won his third.