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Trek Segafredo director Steven de Jongh found ‘breathing and with a pulse’ after going missing while riding in Spain.

(cyclingweekly.com)-"Trek Segafredo said on Twitter: “Director Steven de Jongh went on a ride around Girona and has not returned. The team confirmed that police were searching the area after his wife reported him missing." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

October 15, 2018






Valverde: Nobody but the media is interested in my doping history.

(stickybottle.com)-"In an interview with Spanish newspaper Marca, Valverde objected to being asked about his doping past. He had also objected when cyclingnews asked him about it last week. Furthermore, when speaking to the cycling site Valverde described people who spoke of his past as “clueless." (stickybottle.com) (Photo: Sean Rowe)

October 15, 2018






Tour of Guangxi 2018 race preview.

(cyclingnews.com)-"For most, Thibaut Pinot’s victory at Il Lombardia on Saturday brought the curtain down on the 2018 cycling season, but the WorldTour continues with an encore in China this week, as the peloton gathers for the second Tour of Guangxi." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

October 15, 2018





Evenepoel dominates at junior men's Chrono des Nations.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Belgium's Remco Evenepoel won the junior edition of the Chrono des Nations time trial on Sunday, and will next race as a member of the WorldTour level Deceuninck Quick Step team in 2019." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

October 15, 2018





Lombardia champ Pinot, a Frenchman who loves Italy.

(velonews.com)-"The Sunday cover of L’Equipe said it all about Thibaut Pinot and his tremendous fall campaign: “Pinot Sacré” - Pinot Anointed." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

October 15, 2018





Pro cycling power ranking: The top 10 riders of 2018.

(cyclist.co.uk)-"Unlike years previous, 2018 wasn't dominated by one rider. From Daryl Impey's win at the Tour Down Under back in January, the spread of riders gracing the top step has been fairly even, shared between riders used to victory and some finally breaking through to the upper echelons of the sport." (cyclist.co.uk) (Joe Robinson)

October 15, 2018





Cyclists and Sleep: The need to get it right at this time of year.

(stickybottle.com)-"It doesn’t really matter if you are a professional cyclist or a charity challenge rider, the principles of training are the same." (stickybottle.com) Aidan Ryan

October 15, 2018





Offseason Capsule: BMC.

(podiumcafe.com)-"I wasn’t particularly positive about this squad, noting the lack of a youth movement and the budgetary worries that were weakening the squad and I was pessimistic about Porte’s chances of returning to form following his 2016 crash." (podiumcafe.com) (Getty Images)

October 15, 2018





Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc 2019 Review.

(blog.cyclestore.co.uk)"-"The Giant TCR has been one of the best selling bikes from Giant for a number of years. Twice winner of the BikeRadar bike of the year, we got hold of a Giant TCR Advanced Pro 1 Disc. Luckily it’s much easier to ride than it is to reel off the title." (blog.cyclestore.co.uk)

October 15, 2018





Zabelinskaya wins Chrono des Nations women's race.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Olga Zabelinskaya (Uzb) Cogeas - Mettler Pro Cycling Team wins, Emma Cecilie Norsgaard Jørgensen (Den) Cervelo - Bigla Pro Cycling Team is second, Audrey Cordon-Ragot (Fra) Wiggle High5 is third." (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

October 14, 2018





Toft Madsen beats Bjerg to win Chrono des Nations.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Toft Madsen won the Chrono des Nations in 2017 and again dug deep to beat younger compatriot Bjerg by seven seconds. The 19 year old Dane recently won the under 23 time trial world title and seemed set for victory, only for Toft Madsen to pull back time in the final kilometers." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

October 14, 2018






Mitchelton Scott win Hammer Hong Kong.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Mitchelton Scott held on in the Hammer Chase race at Hammer Hong Kong to take overall victory and so secure victory in the three race 2018 Hammer Series." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

October 14, 2018





The best carbon road bike wheels.

(intheknowcycling.com)"-"The best all-around carbon wheels are made with 40 to 50 mm deep carbon fiber rims and should give you sustained aerodynamic benefits when you ride fast and make your climbing easier when you go up long, steep ascents." (intheknowcycling.com)

October 14, 2018





Being Pro: Steve Fisher.

(roadbikeaction.com)"-"Sometimes all you need is to escape to SoCal for some proper sunshine." (roadbikeaction.com)


October 14, 2018





What should the Wollongong Worlds road race courses look like?

(cyclingtips.com)-"It’s the first question that gets asked whenever a new World Championships host is announced: what will the road race courses look like?" (cyclingtips.com) Photography by Rodney Campbell/Flickr

October 14, 2018





10 of the hottest 2019 road bikes.

(road.cc)-"Loads of the new road bikes that have been revealed over the past few months are equipped with disc brakes and that's reflected here. There are certainly new rim brake designs being released, and we've included several." (road.cc) Mat Brett

October 14, 2018






Chrono des Nations LIVE stream.

(cyclingfans.com)"-"2018 Chrono des Nations LIVE October 14, Les Herbiers, France.

First event starts at 11:00am CET   (5:00am U.S. Eastern).

Elite men start at 14:35 CET, 8:35am ET

LIVE video from 11:00am CET   (5:00am U.S. Eastern)."
(cyclingfans.com) (Pete Geyer)

October 14, 2018






Telenet Superprestige Cyclocross at Gieten, Netherlands LIVE stream.

(cyclingfans.com)"-"The 2018 Superprestige Cyclocross at Gieten, Netherlands is Sunday, October 14. There will be live streams for both the elite women's and men's races.

Women at 13:40 CET, 7:40am U.S. Eastern.

Elite Men at 15:00 CET, 9:00am U.S. Eastern." (cyclingfans.com)

October 14, 2018





Tour of Taihu Lake LIVE stream.

(cyclingfans.com)"-"2018 Tour of Taihu Lake LIVE October 7-14, China.

Stage 7 starts Saturday at -- local  (-- U.S. Eastern) (-- CET).

Stage finish around -- local  (-- U.S. Eastern) (-- CET).

LIVE video from 9:30am local  (9:30pm U.S. Eastern) (3:30am CET)."
(cyclingfans.com)

October 14, 2018







Pinot wins Il Lombardia.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Thibaut Pinot (Groupama FDJ) won the 2018 Il Lombardia with a solo attack on the penultimate climb of Civiglio, leaving defending champion Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain Merida) in his wake." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

October 13, 2018







Five talking points from the 2018 Il Lombardia.

(cyclingweekly.com)-"Thibaut Pinot claimed victory at the final Monument of the year - here is what we learned from northern Italy." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

October 13, 2018








Simon Yates to be crowned WorldTour champion ahead of Peter Sagan.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Simon Yates (Mitchelton Scott) is set to be crowned 2018 WorldTour champion at the end of this week. The Briton remains at the top of the rankings after Il Lombardia and the Tour of Turkey wrapped up this weekend, with this week's Tour of Guangxi the final event on the WorldTour calendar." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Michael Steele / Getty Images)

October 15, 2018





Max Knox Slapped with Four Year Ban.

(bicycling.com)-"He was charged for suspicious variations in his Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) that indicated doping. He could not satisfactorily explain to a panel of international experts appointed by SAIDS the reasons for the variation." (bicycling.com) Photo credit: Dino Lloyd

October 15, 2018





The Comeback: Lauren De Crescenzo’s Second Chance at Life, Second Life as a Gravel Racer.

(cxmagazine.com)-"On April 2, 2016, at the San Dimas Road Race in California. When she pulled off just before the finish, her handlebar got caught in the barrier, and she went o.t.b. into the fencing. Doctors gave De Crescenzo a 50-50 chance of surviving the crash." (cxmagazine.com) photo: Steven Sheffield

October 15, 2018





Is this the world’s fastest saddle pack? Its inventor reckons so.

(road.cc)-"They’re not for everyone, but there’s no disputing the practical benefits of a saddle pack for carrying spares and essentials conveniently on your bike. There are a million and one to choose from though, and now there’s another one to add to your shortlist, the SNAP.B." (road.cc) David Arthur

October 15, 2018





Zipp's limited edition wheel brings retro cool to TT efforts.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Zipp's 30th anniversary edition of its Super-9 Carbon Clincher Disc puts an old school twist on its high end time trial wheel. This limited edition shares the same colors as the original Zipp Disc that the company launched 30 years ago." (cyclingnews.com) (bikeradar.com) (Zipp)

October 15, 2018





Artisans: seeing stars with HydroVision’s custom sunglasses.

(rouleur.cc)-"HydroVision uses a process called hydrographic printing, or hydro dipping, whereby a printed design can be applied to a three-dimensional object using a water soluble graphic. Allen offers 450 designs, from graffiti and pop art, to pink camo and leopard print." (rouleur.cc) Photographs: SWPix.com, HydroVision

October 15, 2018





Why Luke Vrouwenvelder is the fastest guy you’ve never heard of.

(velonews.com)-"Balancing his coaching business and ambitions as a pro mountain biker, Luke Vrouwenvelder has been beating some of America's best riders." (velonews.com) Photo: Dave McElwaine

October 15, 2018





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Tour of Turkey: Prades snatches overall victory from Lutsenko.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Eduard Prades (Euskadi Murias) snatched overall victory at the Tour of Turkey from Andrey Lutsenko (Astana) thanks to second place on the final stage to Istanbul, a six second time bonus and better placings during the six days of racing." (cyclingnews.com) (Euskaltel Euskadi)

October 14, 2018





The seven greatest moments in BMC Racing’s history.

(cyclingweekly.com)-"As BMC nears the end of its final season in its current guise prior to a merger with CCC Sprandi Polkowice, we countdown the greatest moments in the team’s 12 year history." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

October 14, 2018





PEZ Bookshelf: How The Race Was Won.

(pezcyclingnews.com-"Peter Cossins' excellent new book, “How the Race Was Won,” subtitled “Cycling's Top Minds Reveal the Road to Victory,” covers new ground as it presents the story of tactics in bicycle racing, from an historical standpoint but also through interviews with those currently involved in the sport." (pezcyclingnews.com (Photo: Cor Vos))

October 14, 2018





Larry Warbasse takes an impulse deep dive.

(rouleur.cc)-"I’ve lived in Nice for five years now. I think it’s the best riding anywhere in the world. We have incredible mountains - every different type of climb. I could go out and find a different 20 minute plus climb every day for probably five years." (rouleur.cc) Photographs: Benedict Campbell

October 14, 2018





De Gendt and Wellens on the way to Belgium from Il Lombardia - on their bikes.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Thomas De Gendt and Tim Wellens have set off on what they have called “The Final Breakaway”, taking the long and slow way of returning to Belgium from Il Lombardia by bike." (cyclingnews.com) (Twitter)

October 14, 2018





Aru headed to Tour of Guangxi for his first race in China.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Fabio Aru is in for a new adventure this week as the 2015 Vuelta a Espana winner heads to China for the first time to lead UAE Team Emirates at the Tour of Guangxi, the final WorldTour race of 2018." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

October 14, 2018





Teuns ends BMC tenure with Il Lombardia podium.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Dylan Teuns brought down the curtain on his four year tenure at BMC Racing Saturday with a podium finish in Il Lombardia, the season's final Monument. The 26 year old Belgian will move to Bahrain Merida next year and capped a season of near misses with another close result." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

October 14, 2018






Tour of Turkey LIVE stream.

(cyclingfans.com)-"2018 Tour of Turkey LIVE October 9-14.

Stage 6 starts Sunday at 10:40am EEST (9:40am CET) (3:40am U.S. Eastern).

Finish at around 2:32pm EEST (1:32pm CET) (7:32am U.S. Eastern).

Live video from 12:15am EEST (11:15am CET) (5:15am U.S. Eastern)."
(cyclingfans.com)

October 14, 2018






Tour of Turkey: Hodeg wins stage 5.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Alvaro Hodeg (Quick Step Floors) took his fifth season win and his teams 71st victory, as he won the bunch sprint of the fifth stage of the Tour of Turkey. John Degenkolb (Trek Segafredo) was second, with Katusha’s Nathan Haas third." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

October 13, 2018





Regime Change: Why repressive dictatorships make rear derailleurs.

(rouleur.cc)-"Mike Sweatman's derailleur collection totals more than 1,400 and each design has its own story, from communist regimes to Mexican machine gun manufacturers." (rouleur.cc) Photographs: Mike Sweatman

October 13, 2018





Basso Diamante SV Disc.

(roadbikeaction.com)"-"Italian designed road bikes have an allure that is hard for many riders to ignore. Each company feels deeply rooted in the history of cycling, with classic races taking place right outside their doorsteps. North American brands are producing some quality machines, but the Italians have pursued their own approach." (roadbikeaction.com)

October 13, 2018





Kona Bike Count 2018 Power Meter Analysis.

(dcrainmaker.com)"-"Once again, it’s time for the big dance that is Kona. Or more technically - the Ironman World Championships. It’s when the fastest long course triathletes in the world gather on a small island to collectively consume more electrolyte filled drinks and gel packets in a day than more cities could ever down." (dcrainmaker.com)

October 13, 2018











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Ben Swift ‘close’ on contract with new team for 2019 season.

(cyclingweekly.com)-"Ben Swift says he is close on a contract with a new team for next season, as he leaves UAE Team Emirates after two difficult years." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

October 15, 2018





Chavanel calls time on his pro career.

(cyclingnews.com)"-"Direct Energie's Sylvain Chavanel finished his professional career with fifth place at the Chrono des Nations in Les Herbiers, France, on Sunday." (cyclingnews.com)

October 15, 2018





Alexandre Vinokourov places top 10 in age group at Ironman World Championship.

(road.cc)-"The 45 year old placed seventh out of 287 competitors in the men’s 45-49 category with a time of 9 hours 13 minutes and 38 seconds, around 5 minutes off the podium." (road.cc) Simon MacMichael

October 15, 2018







US Open of Cyclocross: Brannan  Fix takes the win on day 2.

(cyclingnews.com) (cxmagazine.com)-"Brannan Fix won the second day of racing at the US Open of Cyclocross in Boulder, Colorado, on Sunday, having finished in a distant 14th place in Saturday's race." (cyclingnews.com) (cxmagazine.com) (Col Elmore)

October 15, 2018





Double Double: Noble and White Sweep Weekend at Gran Prix of Gloucester.

(cxmagazine.com)-"Ellen Noble (Trek Factory Racing) took her second solo victory of the weekend in the Elite Women’s race and Curtis White (Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com) put in a late race attack to go clear for the double win for the Elite Men." (cxmagazine.com) Peter Pellizzi

October 15, 2018





Storck Bicycle launches international consumer direct sales program.

(bicycleretailer.com)"-"The high end German brand Storck Bicycles has opened its consumer direct sales to most international markets, including the U.S., where the brand has about nine dealers but no distributor. Customers can choose to have their bikes sent directly to them or arrange to pick them up at a studio or store." (bicycleretailer.com)

October 15, 2018








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October 14, 2018






Worst distances Vos in the sand to win Gieten Superprestige.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Annemarie Worst (Steylaerts-77.be) won the first round of the 2018 Superprestige Trophy in Gieten on Sunday. Marianne Vos (Waowdeals Pro Cycling) took second, 33 seconds behind, while Alice Maria Arzuffi (Steylaerts-77.be) rounded out the podium, 34 seconds behind her teammate." (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

October 14, 2018






Van der Poel dominates in the sand at Gieten Superprestige.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Matthieu Van der Poel (Corenden Circus) overcame a sprained ankle to dominate the opening round of the Superprestige series in Gieten, Netherlands." (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

October 14, 2018






Van der Poel strains ankle in Brico Cross crash.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Mathieu van der Poel (Corendon Circus) escaped serious injury in the Brico Cross race in Lokeren Saturday, coming away with strained ligaments in his right ankle after a nasty crash." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

October 14, 2018






Curtis White doubles up at at Gran Prix of Gloucester.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Curtis White (Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld) wins, Lane Maher (Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld) second on day 2, followed by Anthony Clark (Squid Squad) in third." (cyclingnews.com) (Peter Pellizzi)

October 14, 2018








Noble wins Gran Prix of Gloucester opener.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Ellen Noble wins with Erica Zaveta second, followed by Crystal Anthony.

In the men's race
Jack Kisseberth is a close second, James Driscoll third." (cyclingnews.com) (Bruce Buckley)

October 14, 2018








U23s Dominate US Open of Cyclocross Day 1.

"Very mild weather was the story of the day on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Alfalfa’s Eldora US Open of Cyclocross returned to Valmont Bike Park for a weekend of Category 2 UCI races for Elite Women and Elite Men, now managed by Sanitas Cycling." (cxmagazine.com) Col Elmore


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