Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) and Katherine Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) captured convincing solo victories in the dunes next to the North Sea.
This season, this discipline has been progressing in countries in Asia and Oceania. One model to follow: the United States.
In Tabor (Czech Republic), Dutchman Lars Van Der Haar (Rabobank Development Team) clinched his second victory within a week. In spite of a scare near the end of the race, American Katherine Compton (Trek Cyclocross Collective) seized the lead in the womenâ€™s standings.
On Saturday the second round of the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup is held in Tabor, Czech Republic. Four races throughout the day will be hosted on the former World Championships course at the banks of the LuÅ¾nicÃ river, south of town, with the youth categories racing in the morning while the Women and Elite Men race in the afternoon.