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Jonny Brown wins US Pro Road Championships in Knoxville.

Christoph Strasser wins Race Across America for 5th time.

Brown solos, Rivera sprints: New US road champions crowned in Knoxville.

Mitchelton Scott announces deal with Pirelli ahead of Tour de France.
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Simon Yates: I believe more than ever that I can win a Grand Tour.

(cyclingnews.com)-"A month after the Giro d'Italia, and with time to digest and comprehend his performance, Simon Yates has vowed to come back stronger and challenge for Grand Tour titles." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

June 25, 2018





Tour de France team time trial could cause damaging time gaps in GC, says Mitchelton Scott director.

(cyclingweekly.com)-"Matt White believes this year’s Tour de France route is effectively two different bike races in one, thanks to the inclusion of the stage three team time trial and stage nine run in to Roubaix over the iconic pavé." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

June 25, 2018





e*thirteen TRS Plus 12 upgrades your current SRAM 11, to 12 speed with 511% range.

(bikerumor.com)""Dubbed wide range mountain bike 12-speed gearing for the masses, e*thirteen’s new TRS Plus 12 upgrade kit expands the range of your current SRAM 1×11 drivetrain without having to upgrade everything to Eagle. It’s an easy home shop upgrade." (bikerumor.com)

June 25, 2018








Tour de France LIVE stream.

(cyclingfans.com)"2018 Tour de France LIVE July 7-29.

Stage 1 starts Saturday at 11:00am CET (5:00am U.S. Eastern).

Finish at around 3:50pm CET (9:50am U.S. Eastern).

Live video from 10:30am CET (4:30am U.S. Eastern)."
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June 25, 2018





Peter Sagan wins sixth Slovakian national title.

(cyclingnews.com)"-"Bora Hansgrohe rider wins title for first time since 2015. Brother, Juraj Sagan, finishes in second place." (cyclingnews.com)

June 24, 2018







Sosa wins inaugural Adriatica Ionica Race.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Ivan Sosa (Androni Giocattoli) won the overall title at the inaugural Adriatica Ionica Race on Sunday in Trieste. The Colombia talent won the queen stage 3 at the summit of Passo Gaiu, where he took the overall race lead." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

June 24, 2018






2018 National Champions index.

(cyclingnews.com)-"The main portion of the 2018 national championships are in full swing with riders racing all over the world to earn the rights to wear their national colors for the next 12 months." (cyclingnews.com) (Rob Jones)

June 24, 2018





Michael Kolar announces retirement and new position at Bora Hansgrohe.

(cyclingpub.com)-"The 25 year old did the announcement at the Slovak National Championships and the team confirmed he will take on a new role as part of their sponsorship department." (cyclingpub.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

June 24, 2018





Horner returns to racing at US Pro Championships.

(cyclingnews.com)-"On the mend from a bronchial infection that plagued his last years of racing in Europe and the American domestic circuit, the 2013 Vuelta a España champion says his ability to train longer and harder, and the increased power levels that resulted, convinced him to throw his hat in the ring once more." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Jonathan Devich)

June 23, 2018






Adriatica Ionica Race: Viviani wins stage 4.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Elia Viviani (Quick Step Floors) took his third victory during stage 4 at the inaugural Adriatica Ionica Race on Saturday in Grado. The Italian won the bunch sprint ahead of compatriot Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek Segafredo) and his Quick Step teammate Alvaro Hodeg." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

June 23, 2018





Kittel: You can never set the goal of five wins at the Tour de France.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Marcel Kittel (Katusha Alpecin) says that he is not aiming to repeat his run of five stage victories at this year’s Tour de France. Kittel was the dominant sprinter at last year’s race, notching up five wins before he was eventually forced to abandon following a crash in the final week." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

June 23, 2018





Col de Portet: The Tour’s new icon.

(cyclingweekly.com)"-"Unlike the organizers of the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España, Tour de France boss Christian Prudhomme and his first lieutenant/route-finder Thierry Gouvenou don’t have the benefit of an almost endless supply of testing climbs with which to spice up each edition of the Tour." (cyclingweekly.com)

June 23, 2018





Tour de France bikes: winning machines from the last seven years.

(cyclingweekly.com)-"The Tour de France winning bike line up for the last six years looks alarmingly similar to a history of Pinarello's Dogma model - with five of the victories being taken from the cockpit of the Italian brand’s thoroughbred race bike." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

June 23, 2018





Indurain: I Think Maybe It’s Time.

(podiumcafe.com)"-"History is potentially in the offing at the Tour de France as Chris Froome, Giro in his legs notwithstanding, aims for a fifth career Tour victory. That would put him in an elite group of riders including only Eddy Merckx, Jacques Anquetil, Bernard Hinault... and Miguel Indurain. Haha, yeah, Indurain." (podiumcafe.com)

June 22, 2018





Magner wins US Pro Criterium Championships in Knoxville.

(cyclingnews.com)"-"Ty Magner (Rally Cycling) won the US Pro Criterium Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Friday night. In a sprint to the finish line, Rally Cycling made it a 1-2 finish as Eric Young took second place ahead of Samuel Bassetti (Elevate KHS Pro Cycling). " (cyclingnews.com)

June 22, 2018





Ganzar crowned US Pro Criterium Champion in Knoxville.

"In one of the biggest upset wins in recent US Pro history, Leigh Ann Ganzar (Wolfpack Hyperthreads) took out the US Pro Criterium Championships Friday in Knoxville, Tennessee, joining Kelly Catlin (Rally Cycling) and Jennifer Luebke (Hagens Berman Supermint)." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Jonathan Devich)

June 22, 2018









Brown solos, Rivera sprints: New US road champions crowned in Knoxville.

(cyclingtips.com)-"In hot, humid conditions, two new national road champions were crowned Sunday in Knoxville, Tennessee, having earned their stars-and-stripes jerseys in very different fashion." (cyclingtips.com) Photography by Wil Matthews

June 25, 2018





Trial over: UCI authorizes disc brake usage in road racing.

(cyclingtips.com)"-"The UCI has ruled that, from July 1 2018, the use of disc brakes in road racing (and BMX) is authorized. This announcement comes after nearly three years spent trialing the use of disc brakes in professional racing, a period which included a number of stumbling blocks." (cyclingtips.com)

June 25, 2018





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Jonny Brown wins US Pro Road Championships in Knoxville.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Jonny Brown (Hagens Berman Axeon) won the 2018 US Pro Road Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Sunday. At just 21 years old, the home-town favorite soloed to victory while his brother Nathan Brown (EF Education First Drapac) waited for him at the finish line with congratulatory hugs." (cyclingnews.com) (Chad Childers)

June 24, 2018






Rivera tops Guarnier to claim elusive U.S. Pro road title.

(velonews.com)-"Coryn Rivera (Sunweb) finally nabbed her first ever U.S. Pro national road race title on Sunday after three straight years of runner-up finishes." (velonews.com) (Photo: Casey B. Gibson)

June 24, 2018





Christoph Strasser wins Race Across America for 5th time.

(road.cc)-"Christoph Strasser has won the Race Across America for a record equaling fifth time - completing the 3.069.8-mile coast-to-coast ride in a time of 8 days 1 hour and 23 minutes." (road.cc) (via RAAM on Facebook)

June 24, 2018





Neben and Warbasse return to defend US Pro Road Race titles.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Amber Neben (PX4 Sports) and Larry Warbasse (Aqua Blue Sport) will line up on Sunday in Knoxville with an opportunity to defend their respective US Pro Championship Road Race titles on a course with a slightly tweaked finish to last year’s, and with an added lap in each race." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Jonathan Devich)

June 24, 2018








Watch USA Cycling Pro Road National Championships.

(cyclingnews.com)-"The USA Cycling Pro Road National Championships kicks off this weekend in Knoxville, Tennessee, and you can watch live streaming of the professional women's and men's road races on Sunday, June 24." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Jonathan Devich)

June 24, 2018





Rivera: I would feel stoked and relieved to win the US road title.

(cyclingnews.com)-"The third time was not the charm for Coryn Rivera, who took a third consecutive silver medal at last year's USA Cycling Pro Road Championships.This time around, the Sunweb rider aims to bring home to coveted stars-and-stripes jersey from Knoxville, Tennessee." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

June 23, 2018





Ganzar and Magner grab U.S. criterium national titles.

(velonews.com)-"Leigh Ann Ganzar (Wolfpack p/b Hyperthreads) and Ty Magner (Rally Cycling) won their respective Stars and Stripes jerseys Friday night in the U.S. Professional Criterium Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee." (velonews.com) (Photo: Casey B. Gibson)

June 23, 2018





Ganzar turns college running career into US Pro title.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Leigh Ann Ganzar might have been more surprised than anyone at the US Pro Criterium Championship Friday night when she infiltrated a late race move and then beat three time track world champion and two-time Olympic silver medalist Kelly Catlin across the line to take the stars-and-stripes jersey." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Jonathan Devich)

June 23, 2018





U.S. Pro Women's Championship Check In.

(roadbikeaction.com)-"Heading into the big day we caught up with two top women’s racers who will be gunning for those stars and stripes. We checked in with them prior to the big day, and will also follow up with them following the race to see how it played out for them and their team." (roadbikeaction.com) PC: Snowy Mountain

June 23, 2018





Distracted driving is a bigger problem than ever, and that’s terrifying for cyclists.

(cyclingtips.com)-"On the morning on December 30, 2001, Silvia Nicole Ciach picked up her mobile phone while driving near the Victorian city of Geelong. As she typed the opening letters of a text message to her friend, her car veered into the adjacent bike lane and ran into the back of 36 year old rider Anthony John Marsh." (cyclingtips.com) Photography by YouTube

June 21, 2018






UCI introduces host of changes including approval of disc brakes, steps towards gender equality & mass Worlds event.

(cyclingweekly.com)-"The Management Committee met in Arzon (France) to approve the agenda that will serve as its road map until 2022, announcing several key changes for the coming seasons, some of which come into effect immediately." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

June 21, 2018





Duyck wins fifth Belgian time trial title in Anzegem.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Ann-Sophie Duyck (Cervelo Bigla) won her fifth time trial title at the Belgian Road Championships in Anzegem on Thursday. She stormed over the 28.8km course in 40 minutes even, besting compatriots Lotte Kopecky (Lotto Soudal Ladies) and cyclocross star Ellen Van Loy." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

June 21, 2018









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June 25, 2018






Campenaerts taken down by 'drunken' fan in Belgian national road race.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Victor Campenaerts started the Belgian national championships by winning the individual time trial championships and ended them with a concussion after colliding with a fan." (cyclingnews.com) (Michael Aisner)

June 25, 2018





How I won one of the most lucrative bike races in the world on 16 inch wheels.

(cyclingweekly.com)"-"It had greater winning prize money than the UCI World Cup. There can’t be many bike races which provide such a yield for the distance traveled. Anticipation was high as 48 riders from around the world raced for a £10,048 cash prize, provided by Brompton, at the recent World Cycling Revival." (cyclingweekly.com)

June 25, 2018





When did Peter Sagan last wear a standard team jersey?

(cyclingweekly.com)-"Peter Sagan (Bora Hansgrohe) secured himself the Slovakian national road race champion’s jersey on Sunday, continuing the run of decorations which mean his last (non-time trial) race in a standard team jersey was the Tour de Suisse in 2011." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Graham Watson)

June 25, 2018













June 24, 2018





Mitchelton Scott announces deal with Pirelli ahead of Tour de France.

(cyclingnews.com)-"The Mitchelton Scott WorldTour team will ride Pirelli tires from the Tour de France onwards after a multi-year deal was announced at the French Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday." (cyclingnews.com) (Pirelli)

June 24, 2018





Italian media claims Fabio Aru to miss Tour de France.

(stickybottle.com)"-"Reports in Italy suggest Fabio Aru is taking a break from racing and plans to miss the Tour de France. A number of Italian media outlets report Aru’s physical condition is poor after the Giro." (stickybottle.com)

June 24, 2018





Boardman ADV 8.8.

(road.cc)"-"With the ADV 8.8, Boardman has continued its theme of offering great performing bikes at a sensible price. Well made, well specced and fun to ride, this latest adventure machine covers plenty of bases, from blasting the local gravel byways to year-round commuting. It's a lot of bike for not a lot of money." (road.cc)

June 24, 2018











June 23, 2018






'Masked Maniac' patrols US streets on his bike, educating irresponsible drivers.

road.cc:-"When I got hit by a car back in 2014, I decided to take the law into my own hands and just patrol the streets for myself to help the streets become safer,” he told the New York Post."road.cc: (via YouTube)

June 23, 2018





Keisse sidelined from Belgian Championships with pleuritis.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Quick Step Floors announced on Friday that Iljo Keisse will not be participating in the upcoming Belgian Road Championships, as he has been sidelined for several weeks to recover from pleurisy. The 35 year old will also miss out on the selection for the upcoming Tour de France." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

June 23, 2018





Zwift acquires Milestone, charts entry into hardware realm.

(dcrainmaker.com)"-"In a move that will turn heads within the indoor training industry, Zwift has acquired Milestone and their famed inexpensive ($25) running footpods. This isn’t the first time Zwift has dabbled in hardware, but is definitely the first time they’ve overtly made a hardware play." (dcrainmaker.com)

June 23, 2018





BBB ParkingLot Storage Hook.

(road.cc)"-"The BBB ParkingLot Bicycle Storage Hook is a relatively cheap solution to hang a road or mountain bike with tires up to 3in wide. It lacks any sort of swivel feature and is only accessible from the right, so you'll need to place it with care." (road.cc)

June 23, 2018





Video: Complete SRAM Eagle Comparison - What’s the difference between NX, GX, X01 & XX1?

(bikerumor.com)"-"Now that the SRAM Eagle 1×12 groups offer a complete lineup from entry level up to top of the line, we wanted to see what the difference is between NX, GX, X01 and XX1 groups. Is it worth upgrading from NX to GX? What about X01 to XX1? Why is one part better or lighter than the other?" (bikerumor.com)

June 23, 2018













June 22, 2018




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