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Tour of Guangxi: Gaviria wins stage 1.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo): Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) (Bettini Photo)Thumb Overlay."While Fernando Gaviria (Quick Step Floors) was delayed by visa issues on the way to China, the Colombian sprinter was quickly at full flight on Thursday, sprinting to victory on the opening stage of the Tour of Guangxi." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

October 19, 2017





Austrian Ultra-Cyclist Christoph Strasser Sets New 24-Hour Track Cycling Record.

Thumbnail Credit (capovelo.com): The four-time winner of the Race Across America (RAAM) covered 3,767 laps along the 250 meter track in Grenchen, Switzerland on October 14, with an average speed of 39.42 kilometers per hour (approximately 24.5 mph)Thumb Overlay."Austrian ultra-cyclist Christoph Strasser has set a new world record for the distance ridden on a velodrome during a 24 hour period, after circling the “boards” at the Velodrome Suisse for an astonishing 941.873 kilometers." (capovelo.com)

October 19, 2017








Tour of Guangxi: Late mix-up costs Ewan shot at stage win.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Caleb Ewan (Orica-Scott) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Caleb Ewan’s presence at the pre-race press conference for the Tour of Guangxi highlighted his status as the odds-on favorite for stage 1 victory in Beihai, despite a six week break following the Tour of Britain, during which he got engaged." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 19, 2017





Four breakthrough riders to follow in 2018.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Yves Lampaert is one of Quick-Step’s rising cobblestone stars. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."Each season, young riders emerge from the peloton with breakthrough victories. Were they one-off blazes of glory? Are they simply prelude to even bigger successes? I picked four riders and neatly pigeonholed them into categories (for better or for worse): Cobblestone classics, Ardennes classics, sprints, and grand tour GC. We can expect big things from them in 2018." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 19, 2017





Brain stimulation to improve sports performance: Does it work?

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingtips.com) Photography by Halo Neuroscience: Photography by Halo NeuroscienceThumb Overlay."Devices like Halo Sport are able to attract attention - devices that promise performance gains, just by doing what you’re already doing. Indeed, if you follow the likes of Greg Henderson, Tayler Wiles or Andrew Talansky on social media, you might have seen these current and former pros posting about Halo Sport, claiming it has helped improve their riding." (cyclingtips.com) Photography by Halo Neuroscience

October 19, 2017





Simon Jones: You have to be comfortable being uncomfortable.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport): Simon Jones with members of the Australian team at the 2017 Track Worlds (Getty Images Sport)Thumb Overlay."Simon Jones is familiar with success and gold medals. During his tenure with British Cycling and Team Sky through various roles, the 47 year old helped build sustained success. When he was appointed as Cycling Australia's head of high performance in April, it was relatively headline free." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

October 19, 2017






2017 Tour of Guangxi LIVE stream.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingfans.com): 2017 Tour of Guangxi LIVEThumb Overlay."October 19-24, China.

Stage 2 starts at -- local (-- U.S. Eastern) (-- CET).

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

LIVE video from -- local  (-- U.S. Eastern) (-- CET)."
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October 19, 2017





Kaitie Keough’s focus on details brings 2017 success.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Kaitie Keough rode to second place at the Jingle Cross World Cup and matched the result at the World Cup in Madison, Wisconsin. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."Eight years ago, a 17 year old Kaitie Antonneau (now Keough) was driving around the U.S. in a minivan racing cyclocross for the Planet Bike team. She was young and having fun. While she gathered some impressive results for her age, she, admittedly, wasn’t concerned with what would come next." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 18, 2017






‘It’s a great route for us’: Chris Froome and Team Sky DS hopeful of 2018 Tour de France chances.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada): Team Sky lead the peloton on stage 12 of the 2017 Tour de France (Sunada) Thumb Overlay."Nicolas Portal, one of the two Team Sky sports directors to help guide Chris Froome to victory in the 2017 Tour de France, has said that he thinks that the route of the 2018 race will suit the British team." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

October 18, 2017






Piva: Porte will like the 2018 Tour de France route.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com): Richie Porte attacks near the end of stage 3 at the Tour de France Thumb Overlay."BMC Racing’s general classification leader Richie Porte wasn’t at the unveiling of the 2018 Tour de France route, but his directeur sportif Valerio Piva believes that the Australian will be happy with what was laid out." (cyclingnews.com)

October 18, 2017





Bahrain Merida close out debut season at Tour of Guangxi.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Janez Brajkovic (Bahrain Merida) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Team leader Vincenzo Nibali will ride the Taiwan KOM Challenge on Friday and so Bahrain Merida has selected a squad capable of challenging for stage wins at the Tour of Guangxi." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 18, 2017





Could some races find more success by dropping out of the WorldTour?

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (ASO): Riders at the 2017 Tour of Turkey (ASO) Thumb Overlay."The WorldTour calendar is too crowded meaning some newer races may find better coverage one level down, say some team directors." (cyclingweekly.com) (ASO)

October 18, 2017





Strava Upload Insights: Ironman World Championships 2017.

Thumbnail Credit (dcrainmaker.com) Shane Miller: Hey folks, DCR here. It’s incredibly rare that you see guest posts here, but today I’ve got a special one, from Shane Miller of GPLama fameThumb Overlay."For the past year I’ve been performing Strava data gymnastics looking into GPS head units people have been using across a multitude of events. This has quickly developed into an overall statistical snapshot of any event uploaded to the platform. From Ride London, to Boston and London Marathons, through to the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Chattanooga." (dcrainmaker.com) Shane Miller

October 18, 2017





Dan Evans’s super-slimmed down Cannondale hill-climb bike.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) photos by Andy Jones: Dan Evans Cannondale hill-climb bike Thumb Overlay."2014 British hill-climb champion Dan Evans shows off the Cannondale Super Six Evo bike that has propelled him to numerous victories already this season." (cyclingweekly.com) photos by Andy Jones

October 18, 2017





Ribble bikes: Which model is right for you?

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com): We walk you through the road bikes available from Preston based bike brand, Ribble Cycles Thumb Overlay."One of the greatest attractions of buying a bike from Ribble is that customers can select their own spec via the online bike builder." (cyclingweekly.com)

October 18, 2017









Tour de France 2018 route revealed.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (ASO): The 2018 Tour de France route map (ASO)Thumb Overlay."The route of the 2018 Tour de France has been revealed in Paris, with organizer ASO continuing a blend of tradition and innovation as they look to shake up the racing and seemingly make it harder for Team Sky and Chris Froome to dominate yet again." (cyclingnews.com) (ASO)


October 17, 2017










2018 Tour de France Route.

Thumbnail Credit (inrng.com): Once at the top there’s 1.8km gravel road – the first since 1991’s stage from Pau to Jaca apparentlyThumb Overlay."The 2018 Tour de France route has been presented and it’s full of novelty from gravel roads to unclimbed passes as well as a new time bonus system. Here’s a closer look at the roads ahead." (inrng.com)

October 17, 2017








Five stages where the race will be won or lost.

Thumbnail Credit (telegraph.co.uk): Riders will be tested across all terrains in the 105th edition of the Tour de FranceThumb Overlay."If next year’s race does come down to a battle between Chris Froome and Tom Dumoulin, the first blows are likely to arrive on stage three with Team Sky and Sunweb doing battle." (telegraph.co.uk)

October 17, 2017






Peter Sagan 'extra motivated' to win Tour de France green jersey.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com)  (Getty Images Sport): Peter Sagan wins stage 3 at the 2017 Tour de France (Getty Images Sport)Thumb Overlay."Ralph Denk has confirmed that Peter Sagan will again target the green jersey at the 2018 Tour de France, and the German has told Cyclingnews that the world champion is ‘extra motivated’ and hungry to win back the jersey after being disqualified from the 2017 Tour." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

October 17, 2017





Quintana: I will be the leader at the Tour de France.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com): Nairo Quintana (Movistar) Thumb Overlay."Nairo Quintana told reporters on Tuesday that he would be Movistar’s team leader at next year’s Tour de France. Speaking after the route for the 2018 edition of the race was revealed in Paris, Quintana said that the matter had already been decided upon, but added that he would be able to work with new signing Mikel Landa if the Basque rider made an appearance at the French Grand Tour." (cyclingnews.com)

October 17, 2017






Women the real losers after the 2018 Tour announcement.

Thumbnail Credit (sbs.com.au) (Getty Images Sport): The Tour de France is truly the flagship of the sport of cycling. It’s the race everybody’s heard of, cycling fan or not.Thumb Overlay."I’m extremely disappointed they’re not announcing a multi-day stage race after all the negative press they received in 2017... I’m also disappointed in the UCI. I understand that this is ASO's race but the UCI could be far more useful to the women’s movement by insisting that women have more equal representation at stage races held only for men." (sbs.com.au) (Getty Images Sport)

October 19, 2017





Portal: Dropping to eight riders won’t make the Tour de France more attractive.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com): Tour de France winner Chris Froome flanked by runner-up Rigoberto Urán and third-placed Romain Bardet Thumb Overlay."Nicolas Portal (Team Sky) praised ASO for the 2018 Tour de France route after it was unveiled in Paris on Tuesday but voiced his opinion that cycling’s decision to move from nine to eight riders in Grand Tours wouldn’t necessarily improve the racing as a spectacle." (cyclingnews.com)

October 19, 2017





Hands-on with The Sufferfest's new 4DP Platform.

Thumbnail Credit (dcrainmaker.com): Now, power meter training veterans will likely say that what Sufferfest is doing isn’t anything different than what came before them.Thumb Overlay."Earlier this week The Sufferfest rolled out a pretty significant change to its indoor trainer app. The platform has been around for a number of years, but has really honed its focus in the last 1-2 years and reinvented itself. In doing so it’s become quite a competitive indoor option to leading apps like TrainerRoad and Zwift." (dcrainmaker.com)

October 19, 2017





Gaviria planning for new wave of success in 2018 classics, Tour.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Fernando Gaviria triumphed in the opening stage of the Tour of Guangxi. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."The 23 year old, who sprinted to victory in the first stage of the Tour of Guangxi in South China Thursday, is one of the top riders of his generation. This season, he won four Giro d’Italia stages in his grand tour debut." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 19, 2017





2017 World Cup Koksijde Start Lists - Six Americans and One Mountain Bike World Champion.

Thumbnail Credit (cxmagazine.com) (veloclubkoksijde.be): Worldcup cyclocross 2017 KoksijdeThumb Overlay."The start lists for World Cup Koksijde feature a total of six Americans.

Perhaps the most interesting entry on the start list is current mountain bike World Champion Jolanda Neff of Switzerland."
(cxmagazine.com) (veloclubkoksijde.be)


October 19, 2017





Bikefitting.com's precision approach to bike fit.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com): technological tools help ensure a precise fit based on a rider’s needs: speed, comfort, injury recovery, or a combination of all three.Thumb Overlay."Shimano wanted to give riders the most precise fit experience possible, so it acquired Bikefitting.com in order to combine the Dutch company’s expertise in static fitting with the Shimano Dynamics Lab’s pedaling analyzer and 3D motion capture." (velonews.com)

October 19, 2017





2017 UEC Track Cycling European Championships LIVE.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingfans.com): Track Cycling European Championships Live CoverageThumb Overlay."The 2017 UEC European Track Championships are being held October 19-22 in Berlin, Germany. Live television coverage is expected on TV2 Sport Denmark and via British, French and Dutch Eurosport. So there should be live streams.

Day 1 live video from 7:30pm CET (1:30pm U.S. Eastern)."
(cyclingfans.com)

October 19, 2017






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La Course scaled back to one day event; Advocates miffed.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingtips.com) (Photo: Cor Vos): The fifth edition of La Course by Le Tour in 2018 will once again be a one-day event to be held on Tuesday, July 17th, the ASO revealed on Tuesday. Thumb Overlay."Like the 2017 edition up the Col d’Izoard, it’ll be one for the climbers. In the upcoming season, the women’s peloton will tackle a 118-kilometer race from Annecy to Le Grand Bornand with identical finish as the men’s race that day." (cyclingtips.com) (Photo: Cor Vos)

October 18, 2017







Tour de France 2018: Five key stages.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (ASO): Stage 12 of the 2018 Tour de France from Bourg-Saint-Maurice to L'Alpe d'Huez (ASO)Thumb Overlay."There are potential perils on just about every stage of the 2018 Tour, but at this early juncture, these five days in particular stand out." (cyclingnews.com) (ASO)

October 18, 2017






Tour of Guangxi: Riders welcome WorldTour's return to China.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Riders at the Tour of Guangxi met with the media ahead of Thursday's stage 1. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."The Tour of Guangxi that starts Thursday in South China is good for the country and good for cycling globally, say cyclists gathered for the stage race." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 18, 2017





Quintana confirms he’ll lead Movistar.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Nairo Quintana has finished on the Tour de France podium three times. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."I will be the team leader next year for the Tour squad. It’s always been like that,” Quintana told the Spanish wire service EFE. “It’s worked out with the directors, and they will support me with the best team possible."   (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 18, 2017





Against the Odds: The final reckoning.

Thumbnail Credit (podiumcafe.com) Andrew Matthews/EMPICS/Getty Images:  My tribe Andrew Matthews/EMPICS/Getty Images Thumb Overlay."It isn’t an insight to say that gambling isn’t easy. One lesson I’d take from this competition is that it uses different muscles from normal cycling fandom. Perhaps more accurately, it requires you to examine a race through a different lens." (podiumcafe.com) Andrew Matthews/EMPICS/Getty Images

October 18, 2017





Garmin Vivoactive 3 In-Depth Review.

Thumbnail Credit (dcrainmaker.com): Over these last 6 weeks I’ve been pounding the pavement and trails with it. Thumb Overlay."It’s been about 6 weeks since Garmin first announced the new Vivoactive 3 GPS watch. This watch builds upon the Vivoactive HR by adding in more features including things like contactless payments with Garmin Pay, as well as structured workouts." (dcrainmaker.com)

October 18, 2017





Midweek most Wanted: Brand new Look 785 Huez, Le Col jackets, smart trainers and much more just in.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com): Look 785 HuezThumb Overlay."A sneak peek at the latest and greatest kit we've got in our office that we just can't wait to use." (cyclingweekly.com)

October 18, 2017





Tour sticks with one-day format for women’s La Course.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Van Vleuten rode alone through the final few hundred meters to the line to win La Course 2017. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."La Course will be one of the season’s most important and visible women’s races. The route starts in Duingt, on Lake Annecy. It will climb Col de Romme and the Col de la Colombière before the downhill run to Grand Bornand. It will be an abbreviated version of the 159km men’s race that day." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 17, 2017





Jakub Mareczko wins Tour of Taihu Lake overall.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo): Jakub Mareczko (Wilier Triestina) wins stage 3 at the Tour de Langkawi (Bettini Photo)Thumb Overlay."Italian takes final two stages to secure GC victory." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)


October 17, 2017






Richie Porte returns to racing this weekend for first time since Tour de France crash...

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada): Richie Porte at the 2017 Tour de France (Sunada) Thumb Overlay."Richie Porte will make his return to racing at the Japan Cup Cycle Road Race this weekend (October 21-22). It will be Porte’s first race since he crashed out of the Tour de France in July." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

October 17, 2017





Suunto Announces Slew of Spartan Firmware Updates, New Custom Watch Builder.

Thumbnail Credit (dcrainmaker.com): Now though, Suunto has unwrapped the full list of what’s new in a packed firmware update that starts rolling out today to all Suunto Spartan Units.Thumb Overlay."Just under a month ago, when Suunto announced the new barometric altimeter equipped Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR Baro (yes, that’s really the name), it also hinted at some upcoming firmware updates. Some of these were casually referenced within the release of the Baro, while others were just left to your imagination." (dcrainmaker.com)

October 17, 2017







Chris Froome wins Velo d'Or for the third time.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc): Prestigious award follows historic Tour de France and Vuelta double for Team Sky riderThumb Overlay."Chris Froome has won the Velo d’Or, one of the most prestigious awards in cycling again. The award was presented by one of the only other two riders to have won the Tour de France and Vuelta during the same year, Bernard Hinault." (road.cc)

October 17, 2017





Wiral LITE Cable Cam for Action Sports: How it all works.

Thumbnail Credit (dcrainmaker.com): So what is it, and what’s it for?Thumb Overlay."Over the last month or so you’ve probably seen a few action clips of mine using a funky length of 50 meters of cable and a doohicky zip across it like something out of crazy ziplining video.

That is Wiral, and as of today, they’ve launched on Kickstarter."
(dcrainmaker.com)

October 17, 2017





Daily Distractions.

Thumbnail Credit : The Daily Distractions photo galleryThumb Overlay.
(facebook.com) (Photo: Vanity Cycling)

October 19, 2017













October 19, 2017





Armstrong movie dispute to go to trial, Ballester and publisher seek justice.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingtips.com) (Photo: Cor Vos): Photography by Cor VosThumb Overlay."Over two years after the Lance Armstrong biopic ‘The Program’ had its premiere, a dispute about the exclusion of one of the key figures from the story is heading to the courts and will be heard in January." (cyclingtips.com) (Photo: Cor Vos)

October 19, 2017











Boels Dolmans complete 2018 line-up with Skylar Schneider signing.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Skylar Schneider (USA) won the silver medal in the world championships (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."The 19 year old was a silver medalist in the junior women’s road race at last year’s World Championships and is a former junior national road race champion." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 19, 2017





Mikel Landa: ‘I improved riding next to Chris Froome at Team Sky’.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada): Mikel Landa, Chris Froome, and Fabio Aru pm stage 12 of the Tour de France Credit: Yuzuru Sunada Thumb Overlay."Mikel Landa says that his two years riding with Chris Froome and Team Sky have made him “stronger and more confident,” as he leaves the British squad for Movistar in 2018." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

October 19, 2017





What I’ve Learned: Sean Kelly.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingtips.com) Photography by Shane Stokes; Cor Vos: Photography by Shane Stokes; Cor VosThumb Overlay."A tough, driven, gritty competitor, Sean Kelly is one of the most successful riders in the history of professional cycling. He topped the sport’s world ranking continuously from 1984 to 1989, winning Classics and stage races, as well as a Grand Tour. His career achievements include successes in Milan San Remo, Paris Roubaix, Liège Bastogne Liège, the Tour of Lombardy, seven editions of Paris Nice, four green jerseys and much more." (cyclingtips.com) Photography by Shane Stokes; Cor Vos

October 19, 2017





Paris Roubaix cobbles ‘too dangerous’ to be included in Tour de France, says Movistar boss.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada): Alejandro Valverde leads Nairo Quintana over the cobbles at the 2015 Tour de France Credit: Yuzuru Sunada Thumb Overlay."Speaking after the announcement of next year’s Tour de France route, which includes nearly 22km of cobbles on stage nine, Eusebio Unzué criticized the race organizer’s decision to include cobbled roads for the first time since 2015." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

October 19, 2017





2018 Trek Crockett 7 Disc review.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com)  (Thomas McDaniel): Trek Crockett 7 Disc cyclocross bike (Thomas McDaniel / Immediate Media)Thumb Overlay."Trek arrived at the gun fight with a knife, being the only alloy competitor in our cyclocross group test. But the company certainly had good reason to be confident - the Crockett is an awesome race ready rig that is sub $3k with a Force 1 group." (cyclingnews.com) (Thomas McDaniel)

October 19, 2017



















October 18, 2017









Vinokourov feigns surprise after Aru signs with UAE Team Emirates.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com): Fabio Aru at the Tour de France Thumb Overlay."Astana had hoped to keep Aru due to an extension clause in his contract. Aru was apparently obliged to stay with Astana if the Kazakhstani team matched an offer from a rival team. It is unclear what happened behind the scenes but Aru has signed a three year contract with UAE Team Emirates." (cyclingnews.com)

October 18, 2017





Post Tour surge propels Wanty Groupe Gobert to Europe Tour win.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Guillaume Martin (Wanty-Groupe Gobert) enjoying his podium time (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."A late surge of wins in Italy propelled Wanty Groupe Gobert to the overall win in the 2017 UCI Europe Tour for the second consecutive year, a result the Belgian Pro Continental team hopes will garner another Tour de France invitation next year." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 18, 2017






Strava expands social media capabilities with launch of ‘posts’ and updated feed.

Thumbnail Credit (roadcyclinguk.com): Riders can now tell stories through Strava's new 'posts' feature"The new feature was originally trialed with the ‘Posts’ feature earlier this year, which allowed selected athletes to post status updates to the news feed.

Strava considered this test run a success, so has now pushed the feature into full service."
(roadcyclinguk.com)

October 18, 2017





2018 Cannondale SuperX Force 1 review.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Thomas McDaniel): Cannondale's Super X cyclocross bike (Thomas McDaniel / Immediate Media)Thumb Overlay."I was pretty excited initially by the long front-center dimension of the SuperX. But after a few rides, I was questioning the execution - the 71-degree head tube angle is quite slack for a 'cross bike, and it was noticeable." (cyclingnews.com) (Thomas McDaniel)

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October 17, 2017





MPCC: WADA’s answer to call for glucocorticoid & tramadol ban is ‘reckless’.

Thumbnail Credit (sportsintegrityinitiative.com): Scientific evidence indicates that the performance enhancing benefits of glucocorticoids are very narrow indeedThumb Overlay."The movement for credible cycling (MPCC) has branded the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) answer to its call for a ban on all glucocorticoids and tramadol as ‘reckless’. On 6 October, the MPCC said that it had sent a letter to WADA asking it to ban both substances." (sportsintegrityinitiative.com)

October 17, 2017






UAE Emirates confirms Aru arrival.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Fabio Aru will ride for UAE-Emirates for the next three seasons. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."UAE Emirates confirmed cycling’s worst-kept secret Tuesday, announcing that Fabio Aru will join on a three year deal." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 17, 2017





17 of 2018's best disc brake endurance & do-it-all road bikes.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc): BMC Roadmachine — £1,600-£9,590Thumb Overlay."Although there are ever more disc brake equipped race bikes out there in the shops, most disc brake road bikes produced at the moment are endurance bikes or all rounders that are bought by people who simply want the reassurance of all weather stopping power." (road.cc)

October 17, 2017





Pearl Izumi PRO Leader V4 shoe review: Improved, but far from supple.

Thumb Overlay."If nothing else, it’d be hard to accuse Pearl Izumi..." (cyclingtips.com) Photography by James Huang

October 17, 2017




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