Cyclocross, cyclocross; CX is simply the most masochistic of all the self loathing variants of bicycle racing. If bicycle racing is about the suffering, then cyclocross is beating yourself to a pulp and laughing at your own tears, repeatedly. It is completely draining physically, daunting technically, grinding mentally, brutally competitive and thoroughly addictive. Anyone who races bicycles for pleasure is a little bit mad. Everyone who races cyclocross is thoroughly psychotic. And Belgians are the most crazed of all. Check it out:
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