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Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking This has to be the most physically intense sport ever invented. It's high speed bicycle racing on a short off road course or riding the off pavement rides on gravel like :The Dirty Kanza". We also have a dedicated Racing forum for the Cyclocross Hard Core Racers.

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Old 12-20-05, 02:50 AM   #1
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Another useful high speed race winning skill



from http://www.cyclingnews.com/crossphot...05/wellens-001

Here's the story: http://www.cyclingnews.com/news.php?...ec05/dec19news

and the must see video http://www.xs4all.nl/~ewoud/cycling/wellenscantona.wmv
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Old 12-20-05, 08:37 AM   #2
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As someone else pointed out, there's a good reason that they hold cyclocross in Belgium in the winter - that's summer and the racing season in Australia.

Imagine them throwing mud and beer on an Aussie.
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Old 12-20-05, 08:41 AM   #3
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The photo caption may have called it ballet, but from the video I'd have to go with kickboxing.
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check out the varying expressions on the spectators' faces. funny!
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that is hysterical. i cant believe they didnt disqualify him!
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Throwing crap at the rider? They should have booted the d@mn spectator.
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they ended up DQ ing him
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Silly Wellens. Doesn't he know to behave and take any chance to get a win (or at least, keep a win when you actually get one) when Sven Nys isn't around.
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They did DQ him but reinstated the win after the situation was explained.
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