Stybar's cyclo-cross season on hold

Cyclo-cross world champion Zdenek Stybar has ruled out any 'cross racing for the remainder of December and January, according to a statement today on the Etixx-Quickstep website. It also appears very unlikely that Stybar will defend his rainbow jersey on February 1 in Tabor, Czech Republic, after a hard crash at the Eneco Tour in August left him with a severely injured shoulder.

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