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Wout van Aert leads Mathieu van der Poel, Michael Vanthourenhout, and Tom Pidcock up a small dirt rise at the 2024 Benidorm CX World Cup round.

The new CX World Cup: mandatory races and protected events

Dutch rider Fem van Empel takes the planks on foot during the 2024 Cyclocross World Championships in Tábor.

Bumper CX World Champs gallery: Dutch domination at the top, while younger ranks provide the drama

Cameron Mason is having more fun

World champion Mathieu van der Poel during CX World Cup Benidorm.

Could Worlds be Van der Poel’s last ride for cyclocross rainbows?

Fem van Empel celebrates victory at World Cup Hoogerheide.

Cyclocross gallery: A thrilling double feature to whet the appetite going into the World Champs

Wout van Aert, Mathieu van der Poel, Michael Vanthourenhout and Tom Pidcock during CX World Cup Benidorm.

Cyclocross gallery: All-star cast shows up for blockbuster racing in Benidorm

The leaders of the elite men's race during UCI World Cup Zonhoven.

Cyclocross gallery: Drama in the dunes

A black and white close-up of Felipe Orts's mud-covered bike and the rider's lower legs during the GP Sven Nys, X2O Trofee Baal.

Cyclocross gallery: Mud, glorious mud

Mathieu van der Poel tops a climb at the X2O Cyclocross Herentals. He's all alone, having gone solo on the first lap. The woods are dark and moody.

Cyclocross gallery: Big names, big wins

Wout van Aert leads Mathieu van der Poel in a muddy section at the Loenhout CX race in December 2022.

The ‘Big 3’ are set to clash in cyclocross starting this weekend

Fem van Empel holds up four fingers to signify another win in her season-long streak of victories. She's slightly backlit, with a satisfied, closed-mouth smile on her face.

Don’t threaten Fem van Empel with a good time

Wout van Aert during a very wet and muddy Exact Cross Essen.

Cyclocross gallery: Wout’s splashy season debut and a snowcross at Val di Sole