Belgium, or more precisely Flanders, in the third weekend in November is the place to be, a mecca for winter cycling fans. With the Gent '6 Day' and two top cyclo-cross races it's the centre of the universe. Ed Hood is usually working in the bowels of the velodrome, but this year he was there just for the fun.
Lars van der Haar is one of the strong 'new guard' of cyclo-cross riders, the days of Pauwels, Peeters and to a lesser degree, Sven Nys are behind us. But with so many young guys on the way up, cross has never looked so good. Ed Hood managed to have a few words with the new European cyclo-cross champion.
Nov 23, 2015 - Sven Nys might be old, but he showed the young guys the class that has made him the cross hero he is. The 39 year old Belgian won both races at the week-end, plus the Gent '6 Day' wound-up on Sunday and we have results and video. Other cycling news: Team, race and rider news, hour record and a video Tour look back.
Nov 16, 2015 - Wout Van Aert is still showing his form in cyclo-cross with another Superprestige win. Report, video and result from Gavere. Other cycling news: Riders pay for team ride, Tour and Vuelta starts, Movistar in 2016, Boeckmans update, Trentino, Novo Nordisk meets Pope, Lotto Soudal holidays, NAHBS and Chris Hoy video. All in EuroTrash Monday.
Nov 12, 2015 - If you have a spare €80 million you could own the Giro d'Italia. The (possible) Giro sale is our Top Story, plus cross action from the Jaarmarktcross with video. Other cycling news: Team news, Strade Bianchi, retirements & contracts, Contador, Soudal, bike for Messi, new kit for Movistar and the wedding of the year. A full EuroTrash Thursday.
Nov 09, 2015 - Still a professional at 44, time to give up Davide Rebellin? Cyclo-cross from Ruddervoorde and the European champs with results, reports, rider quotes and video. Other cycling news: Tour for Düsseldorf, young rider for Movistar, sponsor for RusVelo and Fortuneo, Rayner book, Caja Rural'16, Dr. Cavendish and a Sagan interview. EuroTrash time.
Nov 02, 2015 - Three cyclo-cross races and the Tour of Hainan to catch-up with, results, rider quotes and video. Four year ban for Mondory, is it enough? Still some contracts are being finalised, Pieter Serry crashes in training and a L'Eroica video to finish. EuroTrash Monday coffee time.
Oct 29, 2015 - The season is over, but we can look forward to the Tour Down Under. Don't think about training in the cold and wet, catch up with the big cycling news stories: Britain to criminalize doping, ban for Santambrogio, Van der Haar's calendar, Novo Nordisk and AG2R 2016 roster, Basso's new job, surgery for Vliegen, Tinkoff on holiday, Lotto Belisol U23 report and you can ride a lap of the Zonhoven cyclo-cross.
Oct 26, 2015 - The road season must be over now with the Saitama Criterium. We have the race report, result and video from Japan, plus cyclo-cross from Zonhoven and Kruibeke and track action from the London '6 Days'. In other cycling news: Froome physiological data, host cities for the Tour of California, report card from Lotto Soudal, Bora-Agron 18 2016 roster, Canada race calendar and more video from Japan. Yes, a full EuroTrash Monday!
Oct 19, 2015 - We do like a bit of cyclo-cross on a Monday to get things going for the week. We look at two races: Valkenburg and Androoie. Don't worry we also have road action from Japan and the Chrono des Nations time trial from France. Video, photos, reports and rider quotes from the racing, plus more contract news and year end report cards from Lotto Soudal and Orica-GreenEDGE. Get the coffee!
Oct 15, 2015 - The 2016 road season is grinding to its end, but don't worry we have lots to talk about. The London '6 Days' or should it be 5 + 1 days? Race action from Putte-Kapellen and Ronse, plus a new US National Organization, the UCI Gala, Japan Cup, the end of the Colombia team, the best bits of cyclo-cross video and lot's of contract news. A full EuroTrash.
The cyclo-cross season is upon us and what better way to celebrate than a 'Photog's View' from Angelica and Travis Dixon from the Holy Week of cyclo-cross in New England. The Gran Prix of Gloucester and the Providence KMC Cyclocross Festival are the biggest cyclo-cross events of the season - The Holy Week of Cross:
Oct 08, 2015 - We have a quick look at the 2016 Giro d'Italia. Reports and video from Binche and the Superprestige cyclo-cross in Gieten. We preview Paris-Tours, Movistar wins the WorldTour and Ivan Basso retires from racing. Contract news and the Philadelphia Classic to upgrade. Another full EuroTrash.
The 2015/2016 cyclo-cross season officially started in the United Stated with Cross Vegas two weeks ago. For Team Giant-Alpecin’s Lars van der Haar (NED), the European season gets underway this weekend with the Superprestige in Gieten, the Netherlands.
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.