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PostPosted: Thu Dec 29, 2005 1:16 pm 
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I was thinking about this earlier. The road scene has its classics and then its monuments like the Tour of Flanders, Roubaix, Liege, MSR and the Tour of Lombardy.

What are the equivalents in the cross world, aside from the World champs and the national champs?

Loenhout, Koksijde, Overisje, Wetzikon?

Any ideas?


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Well, I think some of these are considered as more important races:

- Overijse
- Asper/Gavere (Superprestige)
- Wetzikon
- Tabor
- Sint-Michiels-Gestel
- Koppenberg
- Koksijde

Maybe some of the actual cyclocross races here could add some? :noidea: Nys mentioned Hamme-Zogge as a special race as well. Maybe Hooglede-Gits (next Saturday) and Superprestige Ruddervoorde.

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Maybe Loenhout isn't that bad. If you see what kind of racers there were at the start yesterday. OK, maybe they pay good, but they all want to come to Loenhout! Not to mention how many people that were there!

And the others are named by Casran I think.

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great question... i have no idea thou, but i heard there was somewhere online that you can download video of these cross races... any ideas anyone?

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Optimo-GmC wrote:
Maybe Loenhout isn't that bad. If you see what kind of racers there were at the start yesterday. OK, maybe they pay good, but they all want to come to Loenhout! Not to mention how many people that were there!

And the others are named by Casran I think.


Hey did you was in Loenhout? I have ride there as a dutchmen. I've never seen so many people to watch a race. really impresive. it's a pity my bike is broken :x :x :x


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No, I had to work! It's quite near my home, only 4 km, but yeah, work hé!

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oh oke. I ride through wuustwezel so I thought you watched..


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