Gieten is a bit of a question mark for me to be honest. It’s far up in the North of Holland, far from the ‘cross’ heartland, the course itself was..
I got lucky yesterday when I chose to sit at the beginning of the finishing straight, as yesterday’s drama unfolded right in front of my eyes...
This will be a short one as I’ve got hours of driving ahead of me to get to tomorrow’s Superprestige race at Gieten. Also, I got quite a few..
Today, I have learnt a valuable lesson on never giving up. Normally, such learnings come through watching rider doing something inspiring on his or..
This was the second race this year in this area – the first being Zonhoven just a couple of weeks ago. The morning greeted us in Nieuwpoort with an..
All good come to those who wait. Zdenek Stybar waited for his first big win quite a lot. He has always been there, he rarely missed the podium and..
Today was Armistice Day, that commemorates the end of the First World War. It was a national holiday here, in Belgium, so it was the perfect..
Single-race weekends are not easy – it doesn’t make sense to make into a multi-day trip, so after the race, I have to drive back to London.
The famous Koppenberg. They say you can make a challenging cyclo-cross on a molehill (see the Roubaix World Cup course), but the Koppenberg is in a..
I hadn’t known much about Zonhoven before I got here, but when I started to recce the course in the morning, the horribly steep and sandy descents..