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Cyclocross Social Podcast

By Noah van Putten

The podcast of Cyclocross Social, where we (Noah, Tom, Issam and Twan) talk about Cyclocross every week. Race Previews, Analysis and also sometimes we are joined by a former or current Pro Rider for a Special Episode.
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The American National Junior team on racing in Europe | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E24)

Cyclocross Social Podcast Nov 30, 2023

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The American National Junior team on racing in Europe | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E24)

The American National Junior team on racing in Europe | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E24)

Noah sits down in 5 round the table discussions with the most talented American Juniors who raced the worldcups in Troyes and Dublin. After director Geoff lays down the plan of the block the juniors talk in groups of 3 about several different things.

Miles, James & Alyssa talk about the early season in the US and their travel to Europe.

Vida, David & Alyssa debrief their race in Troyes in which they all ended in the top 10.

Otis, Calvin & Maddie talk about their travel experiences and how they balance that with racing.

Lyllie, Henry & Lidia take a look ahead at the Dublin worldcup.

Nov 30, 202301:19:01
Cyclocross WorldCup Dublin | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E23)

Cyclocross WorldCup Dublin | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E23)

Noah and Issam discuss the Dublin World Cup and go over some of the key points of the race in kortrijk

Nov 27, 202338:26
Cyclocross Worldcup Troyes | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E22)

Cyclocross Worldcup Troyes | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E22)

In this episode of the cyclocross social podcast Noah and Issam debrief the worldcup in Troyes!

Nov 19, 202338:30
Superprestige Merksplas | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E21)

Superprestige Merksplas | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E21)

Noah but mainly Issam talks you through the 4th round of the Superprestige which took place in Merksplas! Joris Nieuwenhuis took his fist classified win as an elite, whilst Alvarado continued winning!

Nov 19, 202326:40
The Cyclocross Worldcup Debate | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E20)

The Cyclocross Worldcup Debate | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E20)

The debate surrounding the Cyclocross World Cup has completely exploded in recent weeks. Van der Haar and Nys don't race entire series, Lappartient says he wants to ban riders from the world championships & a couple of Belgians want the worldcup to shrink.

Noah and Issam take almost an hour so analyze the situation through a couple of quotes from Sven Nys, Erwin Vervecken, Lars van der Haar and Bart Wellens.

For any questions or comments: noah@cyclocrosss.com

Nov 16, 202355:02
Cyclocross Worldcup Dendermonde | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E19)

Cyclocross Worldcup Dendermonde | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E19)

The cyclocross worldcup returned to Dendermonde after a 1 year absence. Noah and Issam discuss the maiden worldcup win of Pim Ronhaar who finally got things together after a few up and down results. Furthermore the results of Lars van der Haar, Sweeck, Iserbyt and Adams are discussed.

The womens race was more of the same as Alvarado steemed towards victory. But there was more to talk about as Backstedt took her first worldcup podium & Brand ended second on return.

Nov 13, 202331:57
Superprestige Niel | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E18)

Superprestige Niel | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E18)

The third round of the Superprestige took place in Niel. Noah and Issam discuss racing on a muddy course which saw Iserbyt take a hard fought win against a strong Joris Nieuwenhuis. They also pay attention to the historical third place for Felipe Orts.

They also discuss the womens race where Alvarado took an easy win. The situation of Worst and the good result of Cant are discussed.

Nov 12, 202339:10
Meet Lauren Zoerner | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E17)

Meet Lauren Zoerner | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E17)

In this episode of the cyclocross social podcast Noah sits down with the brand new PanAmerican U23 champion Lauren Zoerner. Lauren talks about some of her non cycling hobbies including her music taste. She then talks about dealing with pressure, her panamerican championships race and the inner peloton relations!

Nov 09, 202330:35
European Championships Cyclocross | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E16)

European Championships Cyclocross | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E16)

A special episode of the Cyclocross Social Podcast! Noah comes to you from the back of a campervan on his way to Finland. He is joined by Issam from his warm home to discuss the European Championships!

They first talk about a slightly surprising win for Michael Vanthourenhout and the Nys DNA Slipping through to Nys Jr.

They then talk about another big Fem van Empel win who did have some issues with the pressure. Also attention for the third place of Cassasola.

Nov 07, 202338:42
European Cyclocross Championships preview | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E15)

European Cyclocross Championships preview | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E15)

The European championships are around the corner. Noah and Issam preview the racing in Pont Chateau. They discuss the Mens Elite, Women Elite, Women U23 and Men U23 races!

Nov 03, 202339:05
X2O trofee Koppenberg | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E13)

X2O trofee Koppenberg | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E13)

The X2O trophy kicked off with an ultramythical edition of the Koppenbergcross. Noah and Issam discuss that win of Thibau Nys on holy family gound. They talk about his technical skills, his placing plan and where his teammate Pim Ronhaar went. Iserbyt, Van der Haar and Vanthourenhout are also discussed.

Ofcourse they also talk about the womens race. It was another easy win for Fem van Empel, but the story of the day was Anna Kay getting a third place after a battle with Kim van de Steene.

Nov 02, 202328:45
US Cyclocross Series Falmouth & PanAms preview | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E13)

US Cyclocross Series Falmouth & PanAms preview | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E13)

The US Cyclocross Series came to an end in Falmouth this weekend. Noah and Issam talk about the wins of White & Rochette, the podiums of Van Kempen & Zakrasjek as well as some strong Canadians.

They then take a look ahead at the Pan American cyclocross championships taking place in Missoula Montana.

Oct 31, 202342:20
Cyclocross World Cup Maasmechelen | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E12)

Cyclocross World Cup Maasmechelen | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E12)

The second round of the cyclocross world cup took place in Maasmechelen. Noah and Issam talk about the win of Lars van der Haar, the mistakes by Iserbyt, The puncture of Sweeck and the crash of Nys.

They then praise Van Empel who won the womens race ahead of Alvarado and Van Alphen. They spend a bit of time talking about the great ride of Casasola.

You also hear from Manon Bakker in this weeks Noah in the Field segment coming to you from the Nacht van Woerden.

The Dutch word of this week is Foutenlast which is a cyclocross specific word which means the burden on making mistakes.

Oct 30, 202340:03
Superprestige Ruddervoorde | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E11)

Superprestige Ruddervoorde | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E11)

Noah and Issam discuss the second round of the cyclocross superprestige which took place in Ruddervoorde. They start by breaking down the mens race. They analyse what was a trademark victory by Iserbyt, and the decision of Van der Haar to run most sections. They then pay attention to Kuypers, Orts and Mason who were all on flyers after having punctures.

They then talk about the womens race which was an elegant win by Alvarado. They talk about her, but also about Worst, Riberolle, Van der Heijden and Van Alphen!

Oct 29, 202336:19
Organising a cyclocross race in France | Cyclocross Social Podcast with Alexis Diederle (S5E10)

Organising a cyclocross race in France | Cyclocross Social Podcast with Alexis Diederle (S5E10)

Noah sits down with Alexis Diederle from the Brumath bike festival to talk about the state of French cross! They talk about how Alexis puts up his event, how he gets together his 110.000EU budget and where he hopes to see his event down the line.

They also talk about the broader state of French cyclocross and why French Juniors leave the sport rather soon normally.

Oct 26, 202324:07
Superprestige Overijse | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E9)

Superprestige Overijse | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E9)

The Superprestige cyclocross is back! It kicked off with great racing in Overijse. Noah and Issam talk about that dramatic final lap in which Thibau Nys crashed. They also talk about the feeling Iserbyt will take away from this win, and the work of Michael Vanthourenhout.

They then dive into the Womens race. They talk about the class ride of Van Empel and the season planning of her and the other women.

You will also hear an Audio report from the Kermiscross in Ardooie.

The dutch word of the week was Verjaardag which means birthday.

Oct 23, 202343:18
Cyclocross World Cup Waterloo | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E8)

Cyclocross World Cup Waterloo | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E8)

Boom! The cyclocross worldcup is back and with some race! Noah and Issam take their time to discuss that epic win by Thibau Nys, as well as the shoe issue of Iserbyt. They also go over the strong results of the entire Baloise Trek team.

The womens race was not as exciting, but still worth discussing. Noah and Issam talk about form curves, technical skill sets and a very strong Rochette!

You also hear a short report by Noah from the fields of Dusseldorf and Oiserwijk.

The dutch word of this week was Ijskoud which means ice cold.

Oct 16, 202359:60
Cyclocross Worldcup Waterloo Preview with Jules van Kempen | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E7)

Cyclocross Worldcup Waterloo Preview with Jules van Kempen | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E7)

The worldcup is starting in Waterloo this weekend! Noah and Issam take a look ahead at the race!

The podcast starts with a short talk about the calendar, which is followed by a short interview with Jules van Kempen. The American rider talks about his goals for Waterloo. He also shares some anecdotes about racing in Europe during the covid seaon.

When that is done Noah and Issam take a look ahead at the worldcup in Waterloo. They predict both the mens and the womens races.

Oct 11, 202349:46
Exactcross Beringen | Cylocross Social Podcast (S5E6)

Exactcross Beringen | Cylocross Social Podcast (S5E6)

The i̶n̶t̶e̶r̶n̶a̶t̶i̶o̶n̶a̶l̶ Belgian cyclocross season started with the Exact Cross in Beringen this sunday! Noah and Issam discuss an actionpacked race weekend.

They discuss the mens race which was won by Thibau Nys, but there is much more to talk about. They talk about the mechanical of Iserbyt, the big crash on the offcamber downhill & some Pauwels Sauzen teamtactics.

They then talk about the womens race which was a big show by Fem van Empel. They briefly look ahead at the rest of the womens season and highlight some of the goals.

The dutch word of this week was: Vaderlandsliefde which means love for the mother/father land.

Oct 09, 202344:43
US Cylocross Series round 5 & 6 Balimore Maryland | Cylocross Social Podcast (S5E5)

US Cylocross Series round 5 & 6 Balimore Maryland | Cylocross Social Podcast (S5E5)

Another weekend of great racing in the USCX series, this time in Baltimore Maryland.

Noah and Issam talk about a weekend with long overdue wins. The first talking point is the mens race on saturday. They talk about the win of Ferdinande who made a few mistakes in the final lap. On the second day Strohmeyer won which also gave us enough to talk about.

Dylan Zakrajsek also comes on to share his experience

The talk about the womens racing was short as Rochette dominated once again ahead of McGill & Mani.

The Dutch word of this week was 'Klasse Apart' which means a class apart.

Oct 03, 202347:19
US Cylocross Series round 3 & 4 Rochester New York | Cylocross Social Podcast (S5E4)
Sep 26, 202352:19
US Cylocross Series round 1 & 2 Roanoke Virginia | Cylocross Social Podcast (S5E3)

US Cylocross Series round 1 & 2 Roanoke Virginia | Cylocross Social Podcast (S5E3)

The TV Cross season is underway as the USCX series started in Roanoke Viriginia! Noah & Issam break down the racing.

They start with the racing on Saturday. The mens race was highly entertaining with a 5 man battle for the win, whilst the womens race gives reason to talk about how good Rochette started her season.

The Sunday also provided the 2 with more than enough to talk about as the mens race was very close once again.

Finally, the episode ends with Noah's report on the Kleebergcrosss in Mechelen.

The Dutch word of this week is: 'Stuntman' which means showboat or acrobat.

Sep 19, 202352:32
US Cyclocross Series preview! | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E2)
Sep 15, 202336:19
Cross is here! National championships Australia & New Zealand | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S5E1)
Sep 01, 202342:45
Super cycling world championships | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E63)

Super cycling world championships | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E63)

Noah and Issam are back from their holidays and they discuss the first ever super cycling world championships held in Scotland. They talk about all the cyclocross start racing: Pieterse, Prevot, Pidcock, Van der Poel, Vas and many more!

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast!

Aug 14, 202347:13
European Championship MTB + TDF Preview | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E62)

European Championship MTB + TDF Preview | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E62)

Puck Pieterse!! Wow what a ride by the youngster at the european championships mtb!! She took the european title, which is more than enough reason for Noah and Issam to hop on the podcast and talk about that! They also take a brief look ahead at the tour.

Jun 27, 202328:44
MTB Worldcup Lenzerheide & Leogang | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E61)

MTB Worldcup Lenzerheide & Leogang | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E61)

The cyclocross social podcast is finally back! Noah and Issam talk about the MTB worldcups in Lenzerheide & Leogang. Most talk is about the star of the moment: Puck Pieterse. THey discuss her MTB campaign and what is going on with Fem van Empel. They also talk about Van der Poel, Van Aert and Pidcock who are training for the Tour de France.

Jun 22, 202324:37
Tour of Flanders | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E60)

Tour of Flanders | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E60)

Noah and Issam are back with a new podcast! In the latest cyclocross social podcast they talk about how the cyclocross riders did in the Tour of Flanders!

Apr 04, 202328:56
Strade Bianche | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E59)

Strade Bianche | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E59)

TOM PIDCOCKKK!! Noah and Issam retun to road racing as they discuss the Strade Bianche! They talk about the big win of Tom Picock, but also about Van der Poel and Alpecin who didnt hit form so far. 

They also touch upon the womens race where Puck Pieterse put in a big performance, ending 6th!! 

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast! 

Mar 06, 202324:58
Cyclocross worldcup calendar + Oostmalle | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E58)

Cyclocross worldcup calendar + Oostmalle | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E58)

The new cyclocross worldcup calendar is out! Noah and Issam give their thoughts on it, answer some question and turn to the final cyclocross race of the season in Oostmalle!

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast!

Feb 28, 202342:37
Sven Nys reflects upon past cyclocross season & the international future of cross | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E57)

Sven Nys reflects upon past cyclocross season & the international future of cross | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E57)

Watch 'There will be Mud' on GCN+ by going to gcn.eu/cxsocial
The cyclocross season is almost over. In this episode of the Cyclocross Social Podcast Noah talks with team manager Sven Nys about the past season of the Baloise Trek Lions. They go over the ever consistent Van der Haar, the 'new kid' Joris Nieuwenhuis, U23 world champion Shirin van Anrooij & the unlucky Lucinda Brand. 

They then talk about the cyclocross calendar. Is it too full? and how does Nys see the future of the worldcup? They also talk about his role in the GCN+ film, there will be mud.

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast! 

Feb 23, 202333:12
X2O Trophy Brussels + Exact Cross Sint-Niklaas | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E56)

X2O Trophy Brussels + Exact Cross Sint-Niklaas | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E56)

Better late than never, but Noah and Issam finally talk about the racing in Brussels and Sint Niklaas!

Listen to their thoughts on the final big weekend of cyclocross racing, with wins for Worst, Sweeck, Iserbyt and Van Empel, but also a weekend of issues with startlights! 

Feb 21, 202333:53
X2O Trofee Lille 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E55)

X2O Trofee Lille 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E55)

The 7th round of the x2o trophy took place in Lille. Noah talks you through the action on both the mens and womens side of the racing!

He starts by giving his thoughts on the mens race. He talks about the battle between Sweeck and Van der Haar, but also the crash of Iserbyt and the teamtactics of Ronhaar.

He then talks about the flying Fem, the moral of Alvarado and the struggle of Betsema.

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast! 

Feb 13, 202329:37
Superprestige Middelkerke 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E54)

Superprestige Middelkerke 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E54)

The cyclocross superprestige comes to an end in Middelkerke. Noah and Issam discuss the racing on both the mens and womens side.

They start by talking about the mens race. They look into the battle between Iserbyt and Van der Haar, and look at what went down with Vanthourenhout and Sweeck.

They then talk about the womens race which was won by Alvarado, ahead of Brand who made a lot of mistakes.

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast! 

Feb 12, 202326:46
Cyclocross Worldchampionships day 2 ME/WU/MJ | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E53)

Cyclocross Worldchampionships day 2 ME/WU/MJ | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E53)

Noah and Issam talk about the second day of the cyclocross worldchampionships in Hoogerheide!
They analyse the big battle between WVA/MVDP, the title of shirin and the french win of Bisiaux!

Feb 06, 202357:20
Cyclocross Worldchampionships day 1 WE/MU/WJ | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E52)

Cyclocross Worldchampionships day 1 WE/MU/WJ | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E52)

Noah and Issam talk about the first day of the cyclocross worldchampionships in Hoogerheide. They talk about all of the action that went down in the Womens elite, Mens U23 and Womens U19 race!

Feb 05, 202345:16
The big Cyclocross World championships preview | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E51)

The big Cyclocross World championships preview | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E51)

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The worldchampionships are here! Noah and Issam take a look ahead at the cyclocross worldchampionships in Hoogerheide.

They start by analyzing the expected battle between Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel. They talk game plans, strategy and a possible big block of riders trying to benefit from the battle.

They then dive into Pieterse vs Van Empel in the womens category. They talk about how Pieterse can beat Van Empel who has the superior sprint. They also talk about Alvarado, Brand and Persico.

They finish by looking at all the other races!

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast!

Feb 02, 202301:09:56
Marie Schreiber & Kevin Kuhn preview the Cyclocross World Championships | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E50)

Marie Schreiber & Kevin Kuhn preview the Cyclocross World Championships | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E50)

The Cyclocross Worldchampionships are around the corner! Listen to an Invterview with Marie Schreiber and Kevin Kuhn ahead of the big races this weekend! 

Both riders preview the race and talk about their career so far!

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast!

Feb 01, 202350:18
Cyclocross World Cup Besancon | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E49)

Cyclocross World Cup Besancon | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E49)

The worldcup season is over! Noah and Issam discuss the fianl day of racing in Besancon. 

They talk about the big attack of Van der Poel which lead to him taking the win. They spend more time on the big battle for second. Noah is critical of Venturini, whilst Issam is happy for Niewenhuis who got a podium! They also talk about iserbyt, Kuhn and Boros.

They then talk about the womens race which was won by Pieterse. They talk about her charge through the field, but also about the battle for second between Worst and Van der Heijden. They then talk about Backsted and Schreiber before a short discussion on the non selection of Bakker.

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast


Jan 30, 202332:58
X2O Trofee Hamme 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E48)

X2O Trofee Hamme 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E48)

The 6th round of the X2O trophy took place in Hamme today! Noah and Issam talk about the double win for Jumbo Visma.

They start with a chat about the win of Wout van Aert. They create some context about it, but also talk about the battle for second. Iserbyt took that place, but got some nice help from Ronhaar, who even lost out to Vanthourenhout.

They then talk about the womens race, which was a long solo by Fem van Empel. They dive into some training data from her and Shrin van Anrooij. They also talk about Alvarado and some others!

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast! 

Jan 29, 202329:26
Cyclocross World Cup Benidrom | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E47)

Cyclocross World Cup Benidrom | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E47)

The worldcup was finally back in Spain! Noah and Issam discuss the racing in Benidorm!

They talk about the great battle between Van Aert and Van der Poel, the podium of Iserbyt and the womens race which was also an amazing battle!

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast!

Jan 23, 202346:25
Cyclocross World Cup Benidrom Preview| Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E46)

Cyclocross World Cup Benidrom Preview| Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E46)

The worldcup is back in Spain! Noah and Issam take a look ahead at the first worldcup in Benidrom. They talk about the event, the expected spectators but also the racing.

They talk about the final Battle of the big 3, the beef between Vanthourenhout and Sweeck, the battle for the overall, and the battle of the womens big 3.

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast!

Jan 20, 202324:26
Cyclocross National championships 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E45)

Cyclocross National championships 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E45)

A busy day of racing as national titles were awarded across the globe! Noah and Issam talk you through the results! They Zoom in on the Dutch and Belgian national championships first.

They talk about how Puck Pieterse won in Zaltbommel, how deep Van der Haar needed to go, the huge issue between Sweeck and Vanthourenhout and how Cant claimed her 14th national title. 

After that they talk about the other races. They talk about Spain, France, Italy, Japan, Portugal and many other countries!

Jan 16, 202340:01
Cyclocross World Cup Zonhoven | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E44)

Cyclocross World Cup Zonhoven | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E44)

The last race in the Christmas period was a good one! The modern classic Zonhoven took place. Noah and Issam talk about that 12th round of the cyclocross worldcup. They talk about the win of Van Aert, the back of Van der Poel, the battle for third between sweeck/vanthourenhout and some other things Noah saw in Zonhoven.

They also talk about the womens race. The crash of Fem van Empel, the ride of Van Anrooij, the choice of Pieterse and the battle for 4th are all discussed!

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast!

Jan 09, 202336:05
Superprestige Gullegem 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E43)

Superprestige Gullegem 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E43)

More racing in this busy period! Noah and Issam talk about the 7th round of the cyclocross superprestige which took place in Gullegem. They talk about the win of Van Aert, the battle for GC between Vanthourenhout and Van der Haar, and if Iserbyt should have let Vanthourenhout ahead. They also talk about Kuhn and Orts who both put in strong rides. They end with a mention of Curtis White who claimed his first Belgian top 10.

They then talk about the womens race which was won by Alvarado. They talk about her, Betsema who overtrained, Backstedt who was strong and the battle for the Belgian championships. 

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast!

Jan 08, 202326:47
X2O Trofee Koksijde 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E42)

X2O Trofee Koksijde 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E42)

Noah and Issam talk about another X2O trophy race! Today they talk about the racein Koksijde. Topics that are discussed are: The win of WVA, the back of VDP, the strong ride by Sweeck and the battle for the X2O trophy between Iserbyt and Van der Haar.

The duo also discusses the womens race in which Shirin van Anrooij took her 5th win of the season. They then dive into the knee issues of Van Empel, the comeback of Vos and the battle for the overall between Brand, Alvarado and Betsema.

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast!

Jan 06, 202334:10
X2O Trofee Herentals 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E41)

X2O Trofee Herentals 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E41)

More racing this christmas period with the 4th round of the X2O Trophy taking place in Herentals. Noah and Issam talk about the home race of Wout van Aert. They talk about the puncture of Van Aert, the new tactics of Van der Poel, and the strong race of Jens Adams. They also talk about the race of Mason, Iserbyt and Van der Haar. 

After that they talk about the womens race where Betsema lost the lead in the overall due to a puncture. They discuss that, aswell as the win of Pieterse, the podium of Brand and Worst aswell as the comeback of Sanne Cant.

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast.

Jan 04, 202337:44
X2O Trofee Baal 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E40)

X2O Trofee Baal 2023 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E40)

New year, new podcast! Noah and Issam talk about the racing on Newyears day in Baal. They talk about the crash of Tom Pidcock in the final lap, which lead to Iserbyt and Vanthourenhout taking a 1-2. They also talk about the decision of Pidcock to skip the world championships.

The second part of the podcast is about the womens race. Noah and Issam talk about the Jumbo Visma debut of Fem van Empel. She did not have any trouble adapting to the new bike. They also talk about Brand, Alvarado and Betsema.

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast. 

Jan 02, 202336:30
Exactcross Loenhout 2022 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E39)

Exactcross Loenhout 2022 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E39)

More epic cyclocross racing in Loenhout! Noah and Issam talk about ANOTHER battle between Van Aert, Pidcock and Van der Poel. They talk about the tactic of Van der Poel, Pidcocks pitbox, Van Aerts sprint and the general state of the form. It was a good day for the brits as mason and mein ended 4th and 6th respectively. 

They also talk about the womens race, but that wasnt to entertaining as Van Anrooij was simply the best. They discuss her performance, and her plans for the rest of the season. The young talents that ended in the top 10 are also discussed.

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast! 

Dec 31, 202245:00
Superprestige Diegem 2022 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E38)

Superprestige Diegem 2022 | Cyclocross Social Podcast (S4E38)

The best race of the season took place under floodlights in Diegem. Noah and Issam talk about the 6th round of the Superprestige. Of course most time is spents on thalking about THAT battle between Van Aert, Van der Poel and Pidock. They talk about some weird bike changes, the mental strength of Van Aert and the explosion of Van der Poel. They also talk about nys, Iserbyt and Haverdings.

The womens race was also pretty enteraining. They talk about Pieterse, but also about the comeback of Van Anrooij, which eventually failed. The race of Betsema is also discussed, because she lost the Superprestige here. 

Listen to this and much more in this episode of the cyclocross social podcast! 

Dec 29, 202243:40