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BinckBank Tour LIVE stream.

"2018 BinckBank Tour LIVE August 13-19.

Stage 7 Sunday live video from 2:30pm CET (8:30am U.S. Eastern).
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August 18, 2018





Arctic Race of Norway LIVE stream.

-"2018 Arctic Race of Norway LIVE August 16-19.

Stage 4 Sunday live video from 3:30pm CET (9:30am U.S. Eastern)."
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August 18, 2018






BinckBank Tour: Muhlberger wins stage 6.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Muhlberger wins, Wellens takes second and Stybar in third. Mohoric finishes in the main group behind and he should still have the overall race lead." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 18, 2018






Arctic Race of Norway: Toupalik wins stage 3.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Adam Toupalik gave Corenden Circus their second win of the Arctic Race of Norway, taking victory on stage 3 after a well-timed attack. Toupalik crossed the line two seconds ahead of his teammate Mathieu van der Poel, who won the opening stage of the race." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 18, 2018





Tour de l'Avenir: Alan Riou wins stage 2.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Frenchman takes race lead." (cyclingnews.com) (letelegramme.fr) (Photo Bruno Perrel)


August 18, 2018







Ladies Tour of Norway: Vos wins stage 2.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Marianne Vos (WaowDeals) continues to dominate the Ladies Tour of Norway, winning stage 2 in an uphill sprint. Katarzyna Niewiadoma (Canyon SRAM) was led out well by her team, but was in the wind too early." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 18, 2018






Late crash ruins Kung's overall aspirations at BinckBank Tour.

(cyclingnews.com)-"The BMC rider’s hopes of overall victory were dashed on the punchy finishing circuit in Sittard Geleen on Saturday afternoon, when he went down in a crash with a little over 15km remaining." (cyclingnews.com) (Justin Setterfield/Getty Images Sport)

August 18, 2018





A touch of the Classics for BinckBank Tour finale.

(cyclingnews.com)-"The margins are tight as the BinckBank Tour reaches its decisive concluding stages, but it remains to be seen whether Matej Mohoric (Bahrain Merida) can be divested of the green leader's jersey as the race winds its way through Limburg and the Flemish Ardennes this weekend." (cyclingnews.com) (Justin Setterfield/Getty Images Sport)

August 18, 2018





George Bennett and Kruijswijk to lead LottoNL Jumbo at Vuelta a Espana.

(cyclingnews.com)-"George Bennett will lead the LottoNL Jumbo team at the Vuelta a Espana later this month with Steven Kruijswijk also set to target the overall classification for the Dutch squad." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 18, 2018






BinckBank Tour: Cort wins in Lanaken.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Magnus Cort Nielsen (Astana) won stage 5 of the BinckBank Tour to Lanaken after four riders escaped the control of the sprinters teams to steal their glory yet again." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)


August 17, 2018







Arctic Race of Norway: Joyce wins windblown stage to Kjøllefjord.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Colin Joyce of Rally Cycling claimed his first win of the year against WorldTour riders at the end of stage 2 in the Arctic Race of Norway that saw Russia's Sergei Chernetski of Astana taking over from Mathieu Van der Poel in the lead of the overall classification." (cyclingnews.com) (Stephanie Williams)

August 17, 2018





Ladies Tour of Norway: Vos wins opening stage in Rakkestad-Mysen.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Vos narrowly beat Emilia Fahlin (Wiggle High5) on the line, Coryn Rivera (Team Sunweb) finished third. Vos is the race leader, going into Saturday's stage 2 with a nine second lead on Rivera." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

August 17, 2018





Beginning again: Caleb Ewan looks to put a different complexion on trying season.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Caleb Ewan must be wondering when he's going to catch a break in 2018. The Australian did everything that was asked of him in the finale at Ardooie on stage 4 of the BinckBank Tour, but being the fastest finisher in the bunch sprint was only good enough for second place." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 17, 2018









Peter Sagan confirmed for Vuelta a Espana.

(cyclingnews.com)-"The Bora Hansgrohe team have confirmed that Peter Sagan will ride the Vuelta a España as part of a strong team that also includes Rafal Majka, Davide Formolo, Emanuel Buchmann, and Jay McCarthy." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 17, 2018





No Vuelta for three-time Giro stage winner Sam Bennett.

(stickybottle.com)"-"After taking three stage wins at the Giro in May Sam Bennett will not ride the Vuelta. The Spanish Grand Tour begins in just over a week." (stickybottle.com)

August 17, 2018





Better than Bernal? The rapid rise of Colombian climber Iván Sosa.

(cyclingtips.com)-"Savio, once defined by Spanish journalist Carlos Arribas as “a man who runs a cycling team but could also be hosting a TV show or playing piano in a brothel,” makes his cycling business a personal affair." (cyclingtips.com) (Photo: Cor Vos)

August 17, 2018





Wales National Velodrome to be renamed after Geraint Thomas following Tour success.

(cyclingweekly.com)-"The velodrome in Newport will become known as the Geraint Thomas National Velodrome of Wales, with Newport City Council and Newport Live confirming the 32 year old had accepted the invitation." (cyclingweekly.com) Steve Pope

August 17, 2018





15 aluminium disc equipped road bikes - performance without the high price.

(road.cc)-"Disc brakes are increasingly popular and we’re seeing more bike manufacturers releasing disc equipped aluminium bikes at the moment. And many of the latest aluminium frames offer really good performance." (road.cc) David Arthur

August 17, 2018







BinckBank Tour: Stuyven wins stage 4 in Ardooie.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Trek Segafredo rider foils the sprinters. Stuyven drops his bike and celebrates on foot. That's a great win for the Belgian after some great team work." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 16, 2018






Wiasak wins opening stage at Colorado Classic Women's Race.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Australian criterium champion Rebecca Wiasak (Fearless Femme) claimed the opening stage of the Women’s Colorado Classic, out-sprinting Canadian Lex Albrecht and Kendall Ryan (both Tibco Silicon Valley Bank) in Vail." (cyclingnews.com) (Cycling Australia)

August 16, 2018





Powless hoping LottoNL Jumbo can continue Utah success at Colorado Classic.

(cyclingnews.com)-"With Kuss now focused on the Vuelta a España, Powless will be joined by Critérium du Dauphiné stage winner Koen Bouwman, Pascal Eenkhoorn, Daan Oliver, Maarten Wynants and stagiaire Jan Maas for the four days of racing in Colorado." (cyclingnews.com) (Pat Malach)

August 16, 2018





Alaphilippe, Bardet, Pinot, Barguil named in France's World Championships longlist.

(cyclingnews.com)-"With nearly 5,000 meters of elevation gain across the 265 kilometer road race course, the 2018 Worlds is widely considered one for the climbers, and France has them in abundance." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

August 16, 2018





Richie Porte’s ride for redemption: La Vuelta, Worlds and the road ahead.

(cyclingtips.com)-"On Sunday September 30, in the Austrian town of Kufstein, Richie Porte (BMC) will roll up to the startline of the World Championship road race. Decked out in green and gold, he’ll be leading a strong squad of Australian climbers." (cyclingtips.com) (Photo: Kristof Ramon)

August 16, 2018





The TV Boom.

(inrng.com)"-"Surely there’s never been so much racing on TV as this year. Perhaps but nobody is getting rich on this, there are more hours than ever but this isn’t necessarily worth more to the sport as a whole." (inrng.com)

August 16, 2018





Ganna's 2020 vision for Tokyo expected to include a Team Sky focus.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Filippo Ganna has toggled between track and road in recent years, claiming a brace of world titles in the individual pursuit while finding his feet in the WorldTour ranks in the colors of UAE Team Emirates." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

August 16, 2018





Tour de Hongrie LIVE stream.

"2018 Tour de Hongrie LIVE August 14-19.

Stage 5
Live video Sunday from 2:00pm CET (8:00am U.S. Eastern)." (cyclingfans.com)

August 18, 2018






Colorado Classic: Eenkhoorn wins stage 3.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Pascal Eenkhoorn (LottoNL Jumbo) took the queen stage win Saturday at the Colorado Classic in Denver after the reduced peloton brought back a duo of escapees inside the final kilometer.  Mannion maintains GC lead." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

August 18, 2018






Colorado Classic Women's Race: Valente wins stage 3 in Denver.

(cyclingnews.com)"-"Track specialist Jennifer Valente (Twenty20 p/b Sho-Air) won stage 3 at the Colorado Classic Women's Race on Saturday in Denver. She sprinted to victory ahead of Kendall Ryan (Tibco SVB) and Emma White (Rally) under rainy conditions." (cyclingnews.com)

August 18, 2018







Katie Hall's string of wins continues at Colorado Classic.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Friday's success continues a string of wins for Hall on the US circuit, starting with the Joe Martin Stage Race and the Tour of the Gila in April, the Redlands Bicycle Classic in May and the WorldTour Women's Tour of California later that same month." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Jonathan Devich)

August 18, 2018





Nicolas Edet wins Tour du Limousin.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Lorrenzo Manzin wins finale stage 4." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)


August 18, 2018





Kanter wins Tour de l'Avenir opener.

(cyclingnews.com)"-"Banaszek, Touze round out bunch sprint podium." (cyclingnews.com)



August 18, 2018





Zabelinskaya looking to change Russian nationality due to Olympic ban concerns.

(cyclingnews.com)"-"Russian rider Olga Zabelinskaya has announced her intentions to seek Uzbek nationality to ensure that she can race at the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020." (cyclingnews.com)

August 18, 2018





Peter Sagan and Elia Viviani line up at Cyclassics Hamburg.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Hamburg hosts yet another sprinters' showdown on Sunday, when Quick-Step Floor's Elia Viviani, Peter Sagan (Bora Hansgrohe), Arnaud Démare (Groupama FDJ) and UAE Team Emirates' Alexander Kristoff rub shoulders at the EuroEyes Cyclassics Hamburg." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 18, 2018







Colorado Classic LIVE stream.

(cyclingfans.com)"-"2018 Colorado Classic LIVE August 16-19.

Stage 3 starts Saturday at 10:30am MDT (12:30pm U.S. Eastern) (18:30pm CET).

Finish at around --pm MDT (--pm U.S. Eastern) (-- CET).

Live video from 1:00pm MDT (3:00pm U.S. Eastern) (21:00pm CET)."
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August 18, 2018






Tour du Limousin LIVE stream.

"2018 Tour du Limousin LIVE August 15-18, France.

Stage 4 live video Saturday from 1:40pm CET (7:40am U.S. Eastern)."
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August 18, 2018





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Colorado Classic: Mannion wins Vail time trial.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Gavin Mannion (USA) United Healthcare Pro Cycling takes race overall lead." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Jonathan Devich)

August 17, 2018






Katie Hall takes control in Colorado Classic stage 2.

(velonews.com)-"This year’s queen of American stage races took the crown Friday in Colorado Classic stage 2. Katie Hall (UnitedHealthcare) won the Vail Pass time trial stage by 26 seconds and moved into the overall race lead." (velonews.com) (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 17, 2018






Colorado Classic gains importance amid domestic racing slump.

(velonews.com)-"There’s a sense of urgency buzzing through the North American peloton at this week’s Colorado Classic. For many riders, the four-day race represents one final opportunity to score a major result before the season’s end." (velonews.com) (Photo: Casey B. Gibson)

August 17, 2018





Tour du Limousin: Edet wins stage 3.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Cofidis rider takes race lead with late attack." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 17, 2018





Vos back to defend Ladies Tour of Norway title.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Last year at the Ladies Tour of Norway, Marianne Vos (WaowDeals) won the overall title ahead of Megan Guarnier (Boels Dolmans) and Ellen Van Dijk (Sunweb)." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 17, 2018





Sunweb take heart from Ladies Tour of Norway TTT ahead of Worlds defense.

(cyclingnews.com)-"The six-rider team - consisting of Lucinda Brand, Leah Kirchmann, Liane Lippert, Floortje Mackaij, Coryn Rivera and Ruth Winder - won convincingly, beating Mitchelton Scott by 38 seconds and Cervélo Bigla by 1:09." (cyclingnews.com) (Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

August 17, 2018





Quick Step Floors still searching for sponsor as riders leave.

(velonews.com)-"Team boss Patrick Lefevere admits he has not found a replacement for Quick Step Floors and he cannot keep his ‘wolfpack’ together. Yesterday, star rider and 2018 Tour of Flanders winner Niki Terpstra announced he will join French team Direct Energie in 2019." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 17, 2018





6 On-the-Bike Snacks For Your Jersey Pocket.

(ilovebicycling.com)-"If you’re out on a ride when hunger strikes, there’s nothing worse than empty jersey pockets. On the bike snacks allow you the right food at the right time, not only keeping the hunger pains away, but also feeding your muscles and fighting off fatigue." (ilovebicycling.com) Sarah Lauzé

August 17, 2018






Colorado Classic: Gage Hecht wins opening stage in Vail.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Gage Hecht (Aevolo) shocked the sprinters' teams Thursday during the opening circuit race of the Colorado Classic in Vail, dropping his three breakaway companions on the final circuit and then holding off the peloton by a handful of seconds." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Jonathan Devich)

August 16, 2018





Tour du Limousin: Wackermann solos to victory at Coteau de Grezes.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Roux keeps narrow race lead over Bardiani rider." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

August 16, 2018






Arctic Race of Norway: Mathieu van der Poel wins opening stage.

(cyclingnews.com)-"A hot favorite for stage 1 - and possibly for the overall classification as well - Mathieu van der Poel met the expectations as he showed his class to win the uphill sprint at Kirkenes in stage 1." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 16, 2018





Sunweb wins Ladies Tour of Norway Team Time Trial.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Eleven months after winning the world title in Bergen, the Dutch team was again fastest in Norway, covering the 24.3-kilometer course in 29:53 minutes." (cyclingnews.com) (Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

August 16, 2018






The Bontrager Edge 1030: A Swanky Black Edge 1030 with Deeper Integration (Hands-on).

(dcrainmaker.com)"-"Today Bontrager announced the Edge 1030. Wait, Bontrager? Don’t you mean Garmin? Nope, I mean that company owned by Trek but not named Trek - that’s Bontrager." (dcrainmaker.com)

August 16, 2018






Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas to ride Tour of Britain.

(cyclingnews.com)-"The Team Sky duo will line up at Pembrey Country Park, Wales, on September 2 for the eight day stage race, which can now expect to draw even larger crowds than usual." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

August 16, 2018





Jeremiah Bishop on the evolution of endurance MTB.

(velonews.com)-"Dude, for $750,000 [at the Munga] you can have some discipline!" (velonews.com) Photo: Eddie Clark

August 16, 2018





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August 18, 2018





Dark days for domestic peloton as three teams face uncertain future.

(velonews.com)-"Across the domestic North American peloton, dozens of professional cyclists find themselves on shaky footing heading into the 2019 season." (velonews.com) (Photo: Casey B. Gibson)

August 18, 2018





Marcel Kittel after withdrawing from BinckBank Tour: I'm not sure with what I'm struggling at the moment.

(cyclingpub.com)-"The German has had a disappointing performance at the Dutch Belgian race, being his best result a second place at the first stage. This is the continuation of a bad year for the rider in which he has achieved only two stage victories at Tirreno Adriatico." (cyclingpub.com) Siebe Kok

August 18, 2018





Amy D. Foundation Announces Emily Shields, KK Santos as 2018/19 Elite Riders.

(cxmagazine.com)-"The Amy D. Foundation was created to honor the memory of Amy Dombroski, who was tragically killed while training in Belgium in 2013, by supporting young women cyclists in their efforts to pursue professional careers." (cxmagazine.com) D. Mable

August 18, 2018





Izagirre brothers considering offers from UAE Team Emirates and Astana.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Ion and Gorka Izagirre will leave Bahrain Merida at the end of the season, with UAE Team Emirates and Astana leading the bidding for their services." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

August 18, 2018





Matthews: I'm racing with my heart and trying to get something out of the season.

(cyclingnews.com)-"All spring, Michael Matthews found himself playing catch-up after falling and breaking his shoulder at the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

August 18, 2018





Lefevere on Terpstra departure: If one goes away, another steps up.

(cyclingnews.com)-"It’s life. When there is a budget, there is a budget. If we don’t have enough money in the budget then we can’t pay him, and it’s over,” Lefevere told Cyclingnews in Riemst on Saturday." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 18, 2018





3T Zero25 Pro Seat Post.

(road.cc)-"The 3T Zero25 Pro Seat Post is a clever piece of kit, with the ability to shift between a 0mm and 25mm setback quickly and without too much fuss." (road.cc) George Hill

August 18, 2018











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August 17, 2018





Puerto names still might come out.

(velonews.com)-"According to the Spanish daily AS, officials are still pushing for the release of names of athletes linked to the doping ring headed up by Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 17, 2018





Kittel: I don't really care what other people think about me.

(cyclingnews.com)-"The nadir of a difficult debut season came at last month's Tour de France, where Kittel failed to win a stage and was eliminated after finishing outside the time limit." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

August 17, 2018







Ten Dam reported to be leaving Sunweb for new CCC set-up.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf is reporting that Team Sunweb's Laurens ten Dam is to move to the new CCC set-up for next season." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images Sport)

August 17, 2018





Van Avermaet downplays prospects of repeating Rio success at Innsbruck Worlds.

(cyclingnews.com)-"All season long, it seems, Greg Van Avermaet is always up there. He knitted together top five finishes at the Tour of Flanders, Paris Roubaix and E3 Harelbeke." (cyclingnews.com) (Justin Setterfield/Getty Images Sport)

August 17, 2018






Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas to return to racing at Deutschland Tour.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Thomas is expected to sign a lucrative new contract with Team Sky despite receiving several offers from rival WorldTour teams keen to sign the Tour de France winner." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

August 17, 2018





FulGaz rolls out Apple TV App - First Ride Details.

(dcrainmaker.com)"-"Over the last week FulGaz, the indoor trainer app that lets you ride outdoor routes indoors, released their Apple TV variant of the app. This is notable for a few reasons." (dcrainmaker.com)

August 17, 2018





Cervélo updates its P, C and R series for 2019.

(cyclingnews.com)-"Cervélo might still have three major announcements waiting in the wings, but there's plenty to like in its 2019 range." (cyclingnews.com) (bikeradar.com) (Warren Rossiter/Immediate Media)

August 17, 2018





Cytronex C1 system.

(road.cc)-"In essence the C1 isn’t anything unusual: it’s a front hub motor connected to a bottle battery that also functions as the system’s brain. A simple controller fits to the handlebars and a single sensor is added to the chainstay. That’s it." (road.cc) Dave Atkinson

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August 16, 2018





‘It’s a pity to lose Izagirre bothers but the price they were asking for was above market value’ says Bahrain Merida boss.

(cyclingweekly.com)-"Brothers Ion and Gorka Izagirre will leave Team Bahrain Merida at the end of the 2018 season and it’s likely they’ll be going to UAE Emirates." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

August 16, 2018








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