2017 Cyclocross World Championships

May 31, 2016

Whether you plan to visit in person or just watch on TV, you'll definitely want to mark your calendar for January 28-29, 2017. That's the date of the UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Luxembourg. 

Luxembourg last played host to the cyclocross world championships way back in 1968. The race was won by Erik De Vlaminck, his 2nd out of an amazing 7 world titles, including 6 straight! Check out this throwback video:

 
What we know so far: 

The event will be held in Sanem, a very small town (population about 2,300) in Southwest Luxembourg.

Luxembourg is a small country sandwiched between Belgium, France, and Germany, with a population of 543,000. Luxembourg is about the physical size of Rhode Island in the United States. 

Official website for the event is online at: http://bieles2017.lu, tickets for spectators are already on sale (about $40 USD/day). 

A preliminary course map of 3.2 kilometers has been released: 
2017 cyclocross world championship course map


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