For SVENNESS 3. 7, Bill Schieken takes a look at Vantornout’s win in the Superprestige Gavere. Rob Peeters also had his share of bad luck, from weaving under drunk fans on phones to having to keep pace with a flat tire.
CX Hairs examines some of the decision making of the riders, including the ever-present run vs. ride dilemma, handling slick mud when riding uphill, and managing a course with a flat. If you want to learn how the pros handle the toughest features in European cyclocross, take a look at the video below, created by the author of Skills, Drills, and Bellyaches: A Cyclocross Primer.