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Nov 14, 2016 - A successful weekend of cyclo-cross for Mathieu van der Poel. Video action from Asper-Gavere, Brabant and the Jaarmarktcross. Top Story is the sad story of an ex-pro doping his son. Other cycling news: Canadian team pursuit, Giant-Alpecin seek damages, CCB team roster, Rally signs McNulty, #RoadToBEAT team and video of the Tour de Trump. Monday EUROTRASH coffee time.

November Cyclocross

Team Giant-Alpecin's Lars van der Haar (NED) continues his cyclocross calendar this November with another busy month of DVV Verzekeringen Trofee, Hansgrohe Superprestige and UCI World Cup races.

Giant-Alpecin to Abu Dhabi Tour

On the program for Team Giant-Alpecin this week is the Abu Dhabi Tour, taking place Thursday through Sunday. It will be the team's second participation in this race organized by RCS, the race organizer of the Giro d’Italia, and Velon, the joint business venture of 11 UCI WorldTour cycling teams.

World Championships Road Race

The final races of the World Championships campaign are the road races this weekend. The elite women will race a 28km section leading to a local circuit for a race total of 134.5km.

Sparkassen Münsterland Giro (1.HC)

The German one-day race Sparkassen Münsterland Giro takes place next Monday. The 208km race kicks off in Gronau with the peloton completing a relatively flat course, before an anticipated sprint finish in Münster where Nikias Arndt (GER) sprinted to third place in last year's edition.


Team Giant-Alpecin lines up for the second of three Italian races this week at Milano-Torino. The 97th edition will take place on Wednesday 28th September on an almost identical course to the last year’s race, relatively steady and flat until the final 25km, where two sharp climbs will effectively decide the outcome for a total distance of 186km.