28 January 2012

Word of the Day: duinen

de duinen van Koksijde 
Dunes, as in sand dunes. And that is exactly what will challenge the riders in the Elite Men’s cyclocross World championships tomorrow in Koksijde, Belgium. Sven Nys, Kevin Pauwels and Niels Albert are the three favorites. Watch it Live! on ProCyclinglive.com or Universal Sports ($4.99) schedule. Elite Mens race start is 7:00am (MST) in the USA.
Recently tweeted photos from Koksijde:
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Race Previews:
The defending two time world champion Zdeněk Štybar (Czech) (Omega Pharma-Quick Step):
Zdeněk Štybar   Photo from www.zdenekstybar.com
The leader going into the race Kevin Pauwels (Belgium) (Sunweb-Revor) currently ranked #1:
Kevin Pauwels  Photos from www.ktpauwels.be
Over 50,000 fans have been gathering to watch the races this weekend, how many will be there tomorrow?
Koksijde, Belgium
Men still fish the old fashioned way in Koksijde
Fishing on horseback on the sand beaches of Koksijde for Cragnon-cragnon or grey North Sea shrimp
Weather forecast for Koksijde, Belgium, Sunday January 29, 2012
For fans located near Denver, Colorado, the Frites en Mayo Velo Club is still planning their Denver World Cyclocross viewing party.

Update: 01/30/12: 25-year-old Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) Albert II crowned king of the Belgians By CyclingNews
Update: 01/30/12: Recommended Viewing: A good gallery of images from Wil Matthews Photo from the 2012 Cyclocross Worlds in Belgium