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Welcome back to the GCN Racing News Show - this week we have the Dutch National Headwind Championships, the latest round of the Brico cross from Essen, and the Car Park Cannonball from Christchurch in New Zealand, plus all the other major news in pro cycling. GCN Christmas Gift Guide: http://gcn.eu/115 Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Register your interest in the GCN Club: http://gcn.eu/114 Subscribe to GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/gcn-en-espanol Submit your content with our new uploader: http://gcn.eu/upload Join our Facebook community: http://gcn.eu/FBCommunity They don’t have many hills, the Dutch, but they do have a lot of wind. Even so, the Dutch headwind championships have no fixed date, instead, it's put on when the forecast looks good enough - or bad enough, depending on how you want to look at it. And it was bad enough on Saturday for it to take place in the Zeeland region of the Netherlands, on a flat road they call Dutch Mountain, right by the sea on a road about as exposed as you can get, on a day when flights and sailings were cancelled due to wind gusts of 127kph. Nutters! There are three key rules to the Dutch Headwind Champs. Number 1, wind speed must be at least 7 Beaufort, which is over 50kph, number 2, competitors have to ride 8.5km’s into that wind, and number three, they have to do so on a standard Dutch town bike. On to the mud, and with the big guns Mathieu Van Der Poel and Wout Van Aert on a mid-season training camp, the races were wide open in the Cyclocross world at the weekend. At the Brico Cross on Saturday in Essen, it was Laurens Sweeck who took advantage, coming home 19 seconds to the good of fellow Belgian Gianni Vermeersch, with David Van Der Poel in 3rd. In the women’s event, Maud Kaptheijns took her first victory in over a year, 14 seconds ahead of Lucinda Brand. Brand would get her own back the following day, though, at the 81st edition of the Vlaamse Druivencross, which is described as the mother of all cross races. Would you like to race the Dutch headwind champs? Let us know in the comments. 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - http://gcn.eu/113 Watch more on GCN... The Big Race - Emma Does CX 📹 http://gcn.eu/EmmaCX5 Music: Epidemic Sound Victor Olsson - Slamming Stoners 4 Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / https://ift.tt/1lSk8Ay About GCN: The Global Cycling Network puts you in the centre of the action: from the iconic climbs of Alpe D’Huez and Mont Ventoux to the cobbles of Flanders, everywhere there is road or pavé, world-class racing and pro riders, we will be there bringing you action, analysis and unparalleled access every week, every month, and every year. We show you how to be a better cyclist with our bike maintenance videos, tips for improving your cycling, cycling top tens, and not forgetting the weekly GCN Show. Join us on YouTube’s biggest and best cycling channel to get closer to the action and improve your riding! Welcome to the Global Cycling Network | Inside cycling Thanks to our sponsors: Alta Badia: http://gcn.eu/AltaBadia- // Maratona Dles Dolomites: http://gcn.eu/MaratonaDlesDolomites- Assos of Switzerland: http://gcn.eu/Assos KASK helmets: http://gcn.eu/KASK fi’zi:k shoes and saddles: http://gcn.eu/fizikshoes and http://gcn.eu/fiziksaddles Wiggle: http://gcn.eu/wiggle Topeak tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Quarq: http://gcn.eu/Quarq Orbea bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Trek Bicycles: http://gcn.eu/-Trek Vision wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Zipp wheels: http://gcn.eu/Zipp power2max: http://gcn.eu/power2max Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Continental tyres: http://gcn.eu/continental- Camelbak: http://gcn.eu/camelbak- Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse The GCN Club - http://gcn.eu/club YouTube Channel - http://gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - http://gcn.eu/gcnFb Instagram - http://gcn.eu/GCNInsta Google+ - http://gcn.eu/gcnGPlus Twitter - http://gcn.eu/gcnTW GMBN Tech - https://ift.tt/2CM9XJ6 GCN Tech - https://ift.tt/2BHQav9 EMBN - https://ift.tt/2CMa0Vi Leave us a comment below!


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