Wout Wins CrossVegas

We’ve got another day on the show floor and then the Mobile Social tonight. Last night, Wout won CrossVegas, riding like a Belgian CX terminator that would not quit, even after a fall on the stairs. Sophie De Boer seen getting gapped, caught back up, and went onto win, and worked for it.

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Katie Compton, gapping Sophie De Boer on the stretch towards the runup.

The Suffer Faces were on display for World Cup performances on a very hard course.

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Matt from Crosssports subbed in for me in the Wheelers and Dealers race, and rode well.

Injured, I didn’t race, but Matt Hill subbed in for me, and rode to a strong, pack finish.

Read more about the race on CrossVegas’ site

Spectators at the 2016 Clif Bar Cross Vegas UCI Cyclocross World Cup season opener, September 22, were treated to the most exciting bicycle race action yet seen at the Desert Breeze sports complex, on an uncharacteristically cool and humid evening that threatened thunderstorms throughout.

The weather may have remained calm, but in both the Elite Men’s and Elite Women’s Telenet World Cup races, on a shorter, tougher 2.8km course, electrifying battles enthralled the spectators

And, our coverage will continue once we’re back in Seattle.