Reigning champions Sven Nys and Marianne Vos — and American Katie Compton — are at the head of the favorites for the cyclocross world championships in The Netherlands
Compton and van der Haar take the overall titles as Vos and Meeusen win a tough finale on a heavy French course
A lethal sprinter and a strong breakaway rider who's always in the right place at the right time, on the road or in a 'cross
Van der Haar gets away early and avoids the problems that plagued his rivals, while Vos defeats defending champ Compton
Vos said the Italians and Americans made defending her world road title a tough job — but she managed to get it done anyway
Fifty-nine riders withdraw before Sunday's final stage, including American Evelyn Stevens
The line of bikes is designed from the ground up by women, for women
Disc brakes are the common theme throughout all of the models
World champion, others lead an effort to convince ASO to run a women's Tour alongside the men's race, starting in 2014
American Abbott remains atop the GC going into Sunday's individual time trial
Stevens, Abbott finish inside the top 10 on tough climbing stage
Marianne Vos recently won the Ronde van Vlaanderen (Tour of Flanders) and La Flèche Wallonne Féminine
Dutch rider previously won in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011
The Olympic and world road champion proves strongest of the three women contesting the finale
Marianne Vos wins the first mountain bike race of her career, and will next compete in the discipline's World Cup circuit
Even after a sixth world ’cross title, Marianne Vos feels every rainbow jersey is a major achievement to be celebrated
“I wasn’t feeling spectacular, and I have to be feeling spectacular to beat her," says the World Cup champ
Vos puts on a cyclocross clinic in defense of her rainbow jersey at a snowy Eva Bandman Park in Louisville
Check out Dan Seaton's author page.
For many, one rivalry tops all in Louisville. How does Katie Compton beat Marianne Vos? And how does the Dutch phenom win another title?
A rare Belgian-free podium, worlds in the U.S. and a new international squad may herald the globalization of cyclocross
The world champ wins the final World Cup round as Compton stays home to train for worlds
Sven Nys is fallible, Meredith Miller and Amy Dombroski are likely to be in Louisville, and Logan Owen is a world title contender
Crashes punctuate the women's racing on the muddy Azencross circuit
The world champion goes from the gun while Compton fights back from a poor start and a number of crashes
A handful of anti-doping players weigh in on how, when and why fans should believe in cycling
Velo International Cyclist, International Cyclocross Woman, International Women’s Sprinter of the Year: Marianne Vos
The dominant Dutchwoman nearly swept our women's awards, an indicator of her merits as the world's top rider in 2012
Marianne Vos and Bradley Wiggins both had superb 2012 seasons, but only one could take home our top award for 2012
British champ says it feels "brilliant" to win a race with Vos in attendance
Dutchwoman runs away with her ninth elite world title — and second of the year — on the Cauberg
American Evelyn Stevens finishes third in the series behind Vos and Judith Arndt
Teammate and series leader Marianne Vos clinched the overall title with one race remaining
Dutch rider had dreamt of gold since the Beijing Games
Dutchwoman takes a convincing win in a rain-soaked, crash-filled contest
Dutch rider wins five of nine stages en route to defending Giro Donne title
Race leader Marianna Vos has won five of eight Giro Donne stages so far, the same number she won in last year’s edition.
U.S. Olympic hopeful Shelley Olds shows the flag on the Fourth of July
Double-stage winner and defending champ Marianne Vos slips to second overall
The defending champion takes her second consecutive stage win, an individual time trial
The defending champ gets off to the best possible start, taking the opener ahead of American Shelly Olds
Dutch rider takes second World Cup win of the season, solo
World champion Marianne Vos continued her domination of European cyclocross on Wednesday, riding away from the women's field at the GVA Trofee Azencross Loenhout.
Marianne Vos continues her World Cup winning streak as American Zach McDonald (Rapha-Focus) takes a strong third place at a very muddy UCI under-23 race at Heusden-Zolder
Daphny van den Brand won the World Cup stop in Koksijde on Saturday.
BOULDER, Colo. (VN) — Cyclocross world championship silver medalist Katie Compton gained a new teammate this week in Dutch world champion Marianne Vos. Compton (Rabobank-Giant Offroad) said she only heard about the move by Rabobank to back Vos in the news, and was not certain how the relationship would work in in the Dutch bank’s first year supporting an elite women’s cyclocross trade team.
After her win in the GP Ciudad de Valladolid, Marianne Vos (Nederland Bloeit) overtakes the World Cup lead from her teammate, Annemieke van Vleuten.
HUY, Belgium (VN) - Marianne Vos (Nederland Bloueit) was the strongest on the Mur de Huy and a tough 100-kilometer circuit Wednesday. The Dutch master of most trades was triumphant at La Flèche Wallonne Feminine, finishing a handful of seconds ahead of Emma Johansson.
- 1. Marianne VOS , (Netherlands) , with 270 points
- 2. Emma JOHANSSON , (Sweden) Red Sun Cycling Team, with 209 points
- 3. Kirsten WILD , (Netherlands) Cervelo Test Team, with 202 points
- 4. Charlotte BECKER , (Germany) Cervelo Test Team, with 182 points
- 5. Judith ARNDT , (Germany) Team Columbia HTC Women, with 161 points
Emma Pooley solos to a second consecutive victory in the GP Plouay as Marianne Vos claims her third World Cup crown.