2014/15 JAPAN Cyclocross National Championships

Japan had their Cross Championships yesterday and you can catch all the highlights right here from the snowy Sportsland in SUGO,MIYAG.

Irish Cyclocross Champs 2015

We are delighted to partner with the hosting club, McNally Swords cycling club to promote the upcoming championship events scheduled for the 11th of January. For details simply use the Champs menu link at the top of the page to register and find out all you need to know about the event. We will be posting updates...

SoCalCross Santa Cross Race, Woodland Hills California

We love on-board footage from cross races. You can feel the nervous tension on the start line as riders make last minute adjustments to the gear choice and do the last second turn of the cranks to make sure the chain is lined up. Then they are off... This action is of lap 1 of 7 at...

The tougher the better – Fran Meehan ready ahead of the Cyclocross National Championships

by Caroline Martinez Reigning National Cyclocross Champion Fran Meehan has been dominating the domestic scene for the past few years. With five national jerseys under her belt, the Tullamore woman, fully intends on keeping her green and white skinsuit for another year. Competition is however as big as ever with even more women taking on the sport recently. The battle...

For the Love of Mud – A Film about Cyclo-Cross

A new film "For the Love of Mud" is set to be released next month. It will premiere in Austin, Texas on the 9th of January. The film includes coverage from the US Cyclo-Cross Nationals in Boulder 2014, the World Championships in Hoogerheide, along with numerous Superprestige races across Europe. Interviews include top pros Sven Nys, Helen Wyman, Gabby Durrin,...

How to get a fast start in cyclo cross

A fast start in cyclo cross can be so important, and this video from Global Cycling Network aims to help you achieve that fast start. Amongst the factors which they take into account are ensuring that your effort at the start is measured so that you don't go into the red, and your gear choice and the factors that affect...

A raceday with Mathieu van der Poel

SHIMANORaceTV decided to follow Mathieu van der Poel (BKCP - Powerplus) during raceday of the recent World Cup Cyclo Cross race in Koksijde and asked him what his pre-race routines are. Van der Poel is best known for winning the Junior Road Race World Championships in Florence, Italy in 2013, and twice winning the Junior Cyclo-cross World Championships, in Koksijde,...

Dig in the Dock 2015 – Scotland’s favourite cyclo cross race

Here's the promo video for 'Dig in the Dock' - Scotland's favourite cyclo cross race. The race takes place around the dock area and woodland of the shore front in Bo'ness near Edinburgh. The race takes place on the 4th of January and usually sells out in a matter of hours. Check out their promo video below.

Cyclocross in wartime France – Archive Footage

Paris may have been occupied by the Germans for much of the Second World War, but that didn't stop cyclocross races from taking place. This race took place in the Montmartre district on the 19th of February 1943, where 50 riders took to the start line. The lap took them past the Sacre Couer and they had to negotiate 1408...

No cyclo cross for Winter Olympics

A decision has been made that cyclocross will not feature in the Winter Olympics. A meeting has been held by the International Olympic Committee in Monte Carlo and it was decided to maintain the rule that only sports which take place on ice or snow would be part of the Winter Olympics. Earlier this year, the UCI president Brian Cookson...

GP Hasselt highlights (and how not to bunny-hop)

Saturday's round of the BPost Bank Trofee was won by Kevin Pauwels (Sunweb - Napoleon Games) who had escaped with Wout van Aert (Vastgoedservice-Golden Palace) on the final lap. Pauwels then got away from his breakaway companion on a sandy stretch to win alone. The skill over the boards was crucial as Pauwels was able to bunny-hop them while van...

On-bike footage from Sven Nys at Milton Keynes

This footage shot from Sven Nys' bike at the recent World Cup race at Milton Keynes shows the difficulty of the course, due to its off-camber sections and the level of muddiness. At one section, you can see where Nys continues to cycle whilst others have to dismount. The footage was shot using the Shimano Sport Camera and front and...

One for the cyclocross diary, 14th of December Punchestown

In the lead up to the cyclocross champs there is a race at Punchestown racecourse in Nass on the 14th of December. Here is a nice little video from the race in the venue in 2012. It's a super fast course with lends well to working in a group. For more information check out the Facebook page.

A moment of SVENNESS 3.7

This episode looks at the race in Asper-Gavere, Belgium, for the fourth round of the Superprestige series. These series are a must watch for any cyclo-cross racer. SVENNESS 3.7 from In The Crosshairs on Vimeo. Full series here

In case you missed it

Here is a full length video of The Superprestige race @ Spa Francorchamps on the 23rd of November. Click here to watch the video And the full results can be found here

Cross Talk with Sven Nys Part II

This is the second part of the interview with Sven Nys after Cross Vegas. In this video he talks about how he got into cycling. Get the popcorn in as this one is 20 minutes long. Click here to watch the video


Deceuninck – Quick-Step confirm signing of Sam Bennett

Deceuninck – Quick-Step have announced the signing of Irish National Champion Sam Bennett, who joins the Belgian squad on a two-year deal, having raced...