Niels Albert clinched victory in the World Cup Series last weekend in a bitterly cold Hoogerheide. Going into this, the final round, Albert was closely marked by rival Kevin Pauwels and so rode conservatively to ensure he did just enough to secure the title.
This continues to be a vintage season for Colnago cyclocross, with almost total domination from Albert and Nys. Only the World Championships could now cap this amazing year. Watch this space!