As the 2014/15 cyclo-cross season is about to wind up, Ed Hood quizzes the British National cyclo-cross champion, Ian Field, on his season and the state of the muddy winter sport. This past season has been one of the best with the emergence of a new young guard and Ian gives us the inside line on everything cross.
Feb 02, 2015 - Can't complain that there is no racing now! World cross champs, Mallorca, Great Ocean Road Race, GP la Marseillaise and the World Hour Record with reports, results, rider quotes and video. The Dubai Tour starts on the 4th and we have all the info, plus lots of team & rider news and a Contador video interview.
Jeremy Powers (Rapha-FOCUS) recently retained his National Cross Champion’s jersey as he took his third national elite title on a sticky parcours from ever-green Jonathan Page (XcelLED/Fuji) and the man many were talking-up before the start, Zach McDonald (Cyclocross Project 2015); ever-smiling Powers took time to chat to PEZ after his fine display.
Jan 12, 2015 - The EuroTrash bag is fit to burst! We take a quick look at the Vuelta course and report on the cross champs in Belgium and road champs in Oz. In other cycling news: lots of team updates, race news from Italy and Norway, the track from Canada and Switzerland and a bit of bike dance from Sagan. Big coffee.
Jan 05, 2015 - Ezequiel Mosquera is innocent? The Spanish courts seem to think so. Three cyclo-cross races to watch this morning, plus all the other cycling news. Caleb Ewan on a roll Down Under, new jerseys, bikes & riders, team news and some fun from Bradley and Peter. Back to work EuroTrash coffee time.
Jan 01, 2015 - Happy New Year everyone and as it's Thursday we can't miss out on our EuroTrash cycling news catch-up: Video from the Azencross, Sagan, TDU and GCN, plus music for Dowsett's hour, Scinto stands down and news from Tinkoff, Giant, Lampre and Astana. Have a great 2015.
Lars van der Haar (NED), winner of two of the five World Cup races so far this cyclo-cross season, is to miss Tuesday's bpost bank trophee race in Loenhout, Belgium. The recent winner of the Heusden-Zolder race is to focus on fully recovering from a cold picked up following yesterday's race in Diegem.
Dec 29, 2014 - It should be quiet during the holiday period, but EuroTrash never sleeps! We have two big cyclo-cross races with reports, results and video. Plus news from Dubai, San Luis, TDU and Andalucia and the latest from Wanty and Lotto. Today's top story: 'Wild Cards' for the 2015 Giro. Happy New Year.
Dec 22, 2014 - A busy weekend of cyclo-cross, video and results as always. Other cycling news: Santambrogio positive again, Dowsett next for the hour, new Tinkoff-Saxo jersey, Rigo Uran's calendar, Tirreno course, Lotto Soudal presentation and do disk brakes slow you down? A full pre-Xmas EuroTrash.
Dec 15, 2014 - Winter Monday's are made for watching cyclo-cross video and reading the results and race reports. We also have all the latest cycling news: Rabottoni positive, US & Spanish teams, WorldTour for IAM, no Tour for VDB, new bikes for Cult, OPQS training and Cannondale say Good-Bye Peter. Coffee?
Rider Interview: Beards are the fashion statement of the moment in the Pro peloton, but the first big beard in cyclo-cross was spotted by Ed Hood on a recent visit to Belgium. The facial plumage belonged to Canadian Mark McConnell, so Ed had to find out all about the cross man with the beard.
Dec 08, 2014: Load's to pack into today's EuroTrash Monday: Two cyclo-cross races, a life ban, nice profit for England during the Tour, race news from Portugal, Oman & Colorado, team news from IAM Cycling, Katusha, LottoNL-Jumbo, Giant-Alpecin & Colombia. Plus Stig Broeckx met Sinterklaas and Zdenek Stybar's Cross season. Get that coffee!
Photo Special: Ed Hood was in Belgium for the Gent '6 Day' and the cyclo-cross in Koksijde, so he was given his orders from PEZ HQ to 'get photos of the bikes' and here are the best pics from the flatlands. Track and Cross, both very different, but the bikes are works of art in their own way.
Dec 01, 2014 - The 1st. of December already, how time flies, but not for Andy Schleck as he only received his Tour trophy this week, four years late. All the winter cross and track results and lots of race, team and rider news from just about all around the World. Have a coffee for Andy!
Nov 17, 2014 - All the latest news from around the World of cycle sport. Good news from Madrid as they get their race back, Vantornout dominates in Gavere; video, reports and results. Plus lots of team, race and rider news from Cannondale, Movistar, Bora, Bianchi, Lampre, Vuelta, San Luis and much more. Monday coffee time.
Nov 13, 2014 - Sven Nys is back on form winning in Niel, full video of the day, plus report and result. Jail time for dopers in Germany? Race news from Dubai and Pais Vasco, rider up-dates from Cavendish, Majka, Sütterlin, Le Mével and UnitedHealthcare team for 2015. Add video of Contador up Kilimanjaro and it's Thursday Coffee time.
Nov 10, 2014 - A fun packed and diverse EuroTrash Monday. From cyclo-cross to Curaçao to track illness to the Froome wedding, we have all the latest news, results and video. Should races be held in far flung places? Race, team and rider news, plus Contador up Kilimanjaro and Chris Froome's big day.
Sven Nys (Crelan-AA Drink) lost out again on Sunday, this time to Kevin Pauwels (Sunweb-Napoleon Games) won the two-man sprint to the line against Sven Nys (Crelan-AA Drink) to win the second round of the Superprestige cyclo-cross in Zonhoven on Sunday. Lars van der Haar (Giant-Shimano) was third at 13 seconds.
Wout Van Aert (Vastgoedservice-Golden Palace) out-sprinted Belgian champion Sven Nys (Crelan-AA Drink) at the end of a fast and furious BPost Bank Trofee – Koppenbergcross round 2 in Oudenaarde. Kevin Pauwels (Sunweb-Napoleon Games) managed to get on the podium in 3rd place after a late solo attempt.
Nov 03, 2014 - It looks like Jens Voigt and Matthias Brändle have started an Hour Record resurgence, who will be next? We have the week-end's cyclo-cross action from Belgium with full video coverage and the latest team and rider news. Sad news from Kenya, but you can all help. EuroTrash Monday coffee time.