Brico Cross, Geraardsbergen - Belgian 'cross kicks off!
World champion Wout Van Aert began the Belgian cyclocross season with a victory over a fast and dry course based around the Muur van Geraardsbergen. Van Aert successfully caught and passed Michael Vanthourenhout after the latter had attacked at the bell. Vanthourenhout's Marlux-Napoleon Games team had strength in numbers and Kevin Pauwels finishing in fourth place gave them three riders in the top four. The spectacular Muur course was the first of a new series of six Brico Cross races that will be televised. Sanne Cant won a sprint finish to take victory in the elite women's race.
RESULTS: Elite men: 1 Wout van Aert; 2 Michael Vanthourenhout; 3 Klaas Vantornout; 4 Kevin Pauwels; 5 Corne van Kessel; 6 Laurens Sweeck.
91st Schaal Sels road race (BEL)
Cyclocross pros were prominent in the tough Schaal Sels race from Merskem near Antwerpen on Sunday. We bring you the last 90km of the race from Belgian TV. It's worth watching until the conclusion we can assure you.
Cross Is Coming
"I hope you are as excited as I am about the coming cross season hahaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!
The funny thing is that I've never raced cross bike before.... and I don't know if I will ever start hahahaha. Whatever the case, be rad, have fun, and ride your bike like if it's the last day of your life !!" - Yoann Barelli