Cyclocross Championships Are Muddy Mayhem With Beer

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CX World Championship 2013, Louisville, Kentucky

It's Ja, gelukt! Yes, job done! after Mike Teunissen won the U-23 category with enough room between him and the second place finisher that it didn't seem they were in the same race.CX World Championship 2013, Louisville, KentuckySuper fans from Belgium thought Americans did OK with their sport. Their champion Sven Nys won the elite's men's category.CX World Championship 2013, Louisville, KentuckyThe #CX Girls cheered on the racers, the fans, the city of Louisville, the state of Kentucky and pretty much everyone in America even as they taunted the flooding Ohio River to back off.CX World Championship 2013, Louisville, KentuckyRamps called flyovers are another obstacle racers ride under and then over repeatedly. They're always near the beer garden so fans can see the racers, usually hub deep in mud or in the trees.CX World Championship 2013, Louisville, KentuckyA fan checks in with mom while walking the course holding a poster of his favorite racer. The fans were like that in Louisville.CX World Championship 2013, Louisville, KentuckyChainel Lefevre, rebounding from her crash, drew upon focus and fitness to make it through the peloton to the podium.CX World Championship 2013, Louisville, KentuckyCaptain America and Thing 1 check out the scene. This was the first, and probably last, time the CX World Championships have come to America, and the fans went nuts. Costumes, flags and beer were almost mandatory.CX World Championship 2013, Louisville, KentuckySpaniard Javier Ruiz De Larrinaga, takes it all in at the finish, after an excruciatingly hard, and muddy, slog through the muck.CX World Championship 2013, Louisville, KentuckyLucie Chainel Lefevre of France found traction hard to come by and went down in a slick corner before the run up. She regained her position and placed third.CX World Championship 2013, Louisville, KentuckyChika Fukomoto, racing for Japan, fell off the pace and has been pulled from the race without a finish.CX World Championship 2013, Louisville, KentuckyAnd they're off through the Stargate and onto the tundra of a frozen grass mud course marked by rocks and roots.CX World Championship 2013, Louisville, KentuckyAnother lap ticked off as riders pass the start/finish line at the Cycloross World Championships, held in the United States for the first time ever. LOUISVILLE, Kentucky To the uninitiated, the Cyclocross World Championship looked like an exercise in insanity, an epic fight against Mother Nature and a long, hard journey through a world of hurt.

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It's Official: Windows Phone 8 Event Set for Oct. 29

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There's a lot coming from Microsoft in the coming weeks, including the Windows 8 and Surface launch on Oct. 25 in New York City, and the company's developer-oriented Build conference on Oct. 30 in Redmond. Now Microsoft has just announced a Windows Phone 8 event on Oct. 29 in San Francisco.

Microsoft's announcement notes " a s we approach holiday season, we ask you to save October 29th on your calendar for some exciting Windows Phone 8 news. Look out for more details in the coming weeks." Rumors have been circulating about an Oct. 29 Windows Phone 8 launch in San Francisco for some time, so consider this a confirmation.

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