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Cyclo-cross

Index Cyclo-cross

Cyclocross (sometimes cyclo-cross, CX, cyclo-X or cross) is a form of bicycle racing. [1]

46 relations: Barry-Roubaix, Berkeley, California, Bicycle, BMX, Bunny hop (cycling), Cant (road/rail), Chicago, Col du Tourmalet, Criterium, Cross Crusade, Cross-country cycling, Cycle sport, Cyclo-cross bicycle, Cyclo-cross Superprestige, Daniel Gousseau, Danny De Bie, Disc brake, Drafting (aerodynamics), DVV Trophy, Eugène Christophe, Europe, Flanders, Géo Lefèvre, Helmet camera, Hybrid bicycle, Luxembourg, Mountain bike racing, Mountain biking, National Cyclo-cross Championships, Netherlands, Octave Lapize, Palos Park, Illinois, Paris, Racing bicycle, Santa Cruz, California, Skin-tight garment, Steeplechase (athletics), Sven Nys, The Daily Telegraph, Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross, Tour de France, U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross, UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup, Union Cycliste Internationale, Wisconsin Public Television.

Barry-Roubaix

Barry-Roubaix is a classic-style road/off-road cycling race featuring a variety of terrain and surfaces to test cyclists of all skill levels.

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Berkeley, California

Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California.

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Bicycle

A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.

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BMX

BMX, an abbreviation for bicycle motocross or bike motocross, is a cycle sport performed on BMX bikes, either in competitive BMX racing or freestyle BMX, or else in general on- or off-road recreation.

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Bunny hop (cycling)

The bunny hop or bunnyhop, is a bicycle trick that allows the rider to launch their bike into the air as if jumping off a ramp.

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Cant (road/rail)

The cant of a railway track or camber of a road (also referred to as superelevation, cross slope or cross fall) is the rate of change in elevation (height) between the two rails or edges.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Col du Tourmalet

Col du Tourmalet (elevation) is the highest paved mountain pass in the French Pyrenees, located in the department of Hautes-Pyrénées.

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Criterium

A criterium, or crit, is a bike race consisting of several laps around a closed circuit, the length of each lap or circuit ranging from about 800 m to 10,000 m.

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Cross Crusade

The Cyclocross Crusade, currently in its 25th season, is a cyclo-cross race series based in Portland, Oregon held over an eight-week period during the months of October and November.

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Cross-country cycling

Cross-country (XC) cycling is a discipline of mountain biking.

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Cycle sport

Cycle sport is competitive physical activity using bicycles.

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Cyclo-cross bicycle

A cyclo-cross bicycle is a bicycle specifically designed for the rigors of a cyclo-cross race.

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Cyclo-cross Superprestige

The Cyclo-cross Superprestige is a season-long cyclo-cross competition, consisting of around 8 rounds throughout the season in Belgium and the Netherlands.

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Daniel Gousseau

Daniel Gousseau (unknown - August 3, 1969) a French army private and later secretary-general of the French Cycling Union is credited as having invented the sport of cyclo-cross.

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Danny De Bie

Danny De Bie (born 23 January 1960 in Beersel, Belgium) is a former professional Belgian cyclo-cross cyclist.

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Disc brake

A disc brake is a type of brake that uses calipers to squeeze pairs of pads against a disc or "rotor" to create friction.

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Drafting (aerodynamics)

Drafting or slipstreaming is a technique where two vehicles or other moving objects are caused to align in a close group reducing the overall effect of drag due to exploiting the lead object's slipstream.

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DVV Trophy

The DVV Trophy (DVV Trofee) is a series of cyclo-cross races organised by the DVV Verzekeringen (an insurance company) which previously was known as BPost Bank Trophy (2012-2016) and until 2011–2012 was known as the Gazet van Antwerpen Trofee.

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Eugène Christophe

Eugène Christophe (born Malakoff, Paris, France, 22 January 1885, died in Paris, 1 February 1970) was a French road bicycle racer and pioneer of cyclo-cross.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Flanders

Flanders (Vlaanderen, Flandre, Flandern) is the Dutch-speaking northern portion of Belgium, although there are several overlapping definitions, including ones related to culture, language, politics and history.

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Géo Lefèvre

Géo Lefèvre (1887–1961) was a French sports journalist and the originator of the idea for the Tour de France.

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Helmet camera

A helmet camera, otherwise known as a micro video camera, bullet camera, or lipstick camera, is an action camera, usually a closed circuit television camera, attached to a helmet allowing someone to make a visual record from their point of view (POV), while keeping their hands and vision free.

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Hybrid bicycle

Hybrid bicycles blend characteristics from more specialized road bikes, touring bikes and mountain bikes.

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Luxembourg

Luxembourg (Lëtzebuerg; Luxembourg, Luxemburg), officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in western Europe.

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Mountain bike racing

Mountain bike racing (shortened MTB or ATB racing) is the competitive cycle sport discipline of mountain biking held on off-road terrain.

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Mountain biking

Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes.

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National Cyclo-cross Championships

National governing bodies hold National Cyclo-cross Championships on an annual basis.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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Octave Lapize

Octave Lapize (24 October 1887 – 14 July 1917) was a French professional road racing cyclist and track cyclist.

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Palos Park, Illinois

Palos Park is an affluent village in southwestern Cook County, Illinois, United States.

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Paris

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Racing bicycle

A racing bicycle, also known as a road bike, and once popularly known as a ten speed, is a bicycle designed for competitive road cycling, a sport governed by according to the rules of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).

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Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz (Holy Cross) is the county seat and largest city of Santa Cruz County, California.

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Skin-tight garment

A skin-tight garment is a garment that is held to the skin usually by elastic tension using some type of stretch fabric.

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Steeplechase (athletics)

The steeplechase is an obstacle race in athletics, which derives its name from the steeplechase in horse racing.

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Sven Nys

Sven Nys (born 17 June 1976) is a former professional cyclist competing in cyclo-cross and mountain bike.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross

The Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross is an annual cyclo-cross event over the Yorkshire three peaks of Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-ghent, in Yorkshire, England.

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Tour de France

The Tour de France is an annual male multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France, while also occasionally making passes through nearby countries.

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U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross

The US Gran Prix of Cyclocross was an American UCI-sanctioned four weekend, eight race cyclo-cross series that ran from 2009 until 2012, comprising the Planet Bike Cup - Madison, Wisconsin, The Derby City Cup - Louisville, Kentucky; The New Belgium Cup - Fort Collins, Colorado; and The Deschutes Brewery Cup - Bend, Oregon.

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UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships

The UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships are the world championships for cyclo-cross organised by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).

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UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup

The UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup is a season-long competition in cyclo-cross, organised by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).

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Union Cycliste Internationale

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI;, International Cycling Union) is the world governing body for sports cycling and oversees international competitive cycling events.

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Wisconsin Public Television

Wisconsin Public Television is a state network of public television stations operated primarily by the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board and the University of Wisconsin–Extension.

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Cyclecross, Cyclo cross, Cyclo-Cross, Cyclocross.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclo-cross

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