Cyclo-cross World Cup kicks off in Aigle

The first round of the 2006-2007 cyclo-cross World Cup will be held in Aigle, Switzerland on Sunday, October 1. The race, which forms part of an 11-race series, will be contested by 66 elite men riders. This is a record number of starters for any World Cup 'cross race, surpassing the 59 participants in Wortegem-Petegem in 2004 and 55 in Kalmthout in 2005.

The course in Aigle is marked around the World Cycling Centre, and Sunday will be the second time that a World Cup has been run here. The series runs for nearly four months, and there will be races held in Belgium, Spain, France, Italy, Netherlands, Czech Republic and Switzerland.

Cyclo-cross World Cup 2006-2007

October 1, 2006: Aigle (Swi)
October 22, 2006: Kalmthout (Bel)
October 28, 2006: Tabor (Cze)
November 4, 2006: Tréviso (Ita)
November 12, 2006: Pijnacker (Ned)
November 25, 2006: Koksijde (Bel)
December 3, 2006: Igorre (Spa)
December 8, 2006: Milan (Ita)
December 26, 2006: Hofstade (Bel)
January 14, 2007: Nommay (Fra)
January 21, 2007: Hoogerheide (Ned)

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