2016 Balan CX

On Sunday, 23 October, the 2016 Balan Cyclo-cross Rad Race took place in Ardennes, France. Organised by L’ECVB, this event is a chance for all cyclo-cross lovers to see their favourite players in action on a complicated obstacle and in a final sprint towards the finish.

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We were there to capture some of the hottest bikes that participated. Check them out below.

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We were also lucky enough to capture winner Braam Merlier with his Stevens bike. At just 22 years old, he rides for Steylaerts-Verona and is currently at the top of his game. It must have felt incredible to get first prize in this prestigious race at such a young age.

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Words by @jlyn7
Photos by @daam