CyclingFans: Wednesday's Giro d'Italia Stage 17 departs Caravaggio at 12:15pm CET (6:15am U.S. Eastern) and is expected at the finish at Vicenza at around 5:14pm CET (11:14am U.S. Eastern). Giro d'Italia live streaming video should get underway at around 2:30pm CET (8:30am U.S. Eastern).
CyclingNews: Australian holds fire as Scarponi attacks.
CyclingNews: Italian sprinter was last overall but desperate to reach Brescia.
Bicycling: The only American to win the Giro d’Italia—in 1988 with team 7-Eleven—talks about saving the earth, riding the dirt, and why he’s so excited about this year’s race.
VeloNews: Team Colombia hopes to take advantage of the Giro d’Italia’s final high-mountain stages this week and continue the country’s cycling rebirth.
CyclingNews: Nibali retains maglia rosa.
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CyclingNews: British team will ride aggressively in remaining Alpine and Dolomite stages.
CyclingNews: Men's and women's team tackle multiple events.
VeloNews: One of the key men of confidence for overall leader Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) in this Giro d’Italia, Tanel Kangert, got the green light to attack on Tuesday and nearly broke through with a stage 16 win.
Off The Beaten Path: "I was surprised by the number of comments (more than 260), but even more about how much agreement there is between the proponents and opponents of separating cars and bikes. Since this is an important subject, I am summarizing the “take-home message” here."
CyclingNews: Long-awaited TT bar extension mount unveiled.
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VeloNews: Riders woke up Monday for the final rest day of the Giro d’Italia happy to see sunny skies high in the French Alps.
CyclingNews: Includes footage of Movistar training on Giro's second rest day.
CyclingNews: Does the race rest on Nibali having a bad day?
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CyclingWeekly: The Giro d'Italia's grand finale may undergo a re-write as forecasts predict cold temperatures and snow.
VeloNation: Bardiani-CSF rider making Maglia Azzurra his own despite taking second on both climbs.
CyclingNews: Taylor Phinney (BMC Racing) has abandoned the Giro d’Italia on stage 16 from Valloire to Ivrea. The 2012 Giro prologue winner pulled out mid-way through Tuesday’s stage with his team citing saddle sores.
VeloNews: One of his most impressive rides didn’t even end well. It ended in a crack high on the mountain, bleeding time to Tejay van Garderen.
VeloNation: Kiwi first to line, Belfast rider moves to the top of general classification.
CyclingNews: Spaniard hopes to stay at Movistar despite interest from Team Sky.
Cycling IQ: The theme of the stage was, overall, of a very Korean nature, with Champion System’s Chan Jae Jang and KSPO’s Ji Min Jung holding court for the majority of the stage as a two-man breakaway which, in the process of their considerable effort, swallowed the available KOM and intermediate sprints.
CyclingTips: When you think of great cycling cities around the world Thailand's Chiang Mai probably doesn't spring to mind.
BikeRadar: Stated tire sizes can be notoriously random, with one company's "2.3-inch" or "23mm" sometimes differing significantly from identically badged tires from another brand – and possibly neither measuring true to size.
VeloNews: Can the braking surface be resurfaced? If so, how?
GoFundMe: "Hello, my name is Patrick Sluyter; I am honored to be selected as one of five to be on the United States Deaf cycling team for Deaflympics, and I need help to fund raise and complete my lifelong dream of competing in Sofia, Bulgaria from July 26 to August 4, 2013."
road.cc: Nice looking alloy stem that's finely crafted and performs very well, but still expensive for what it is.
NeilBrowne: Women's cycling is dissed and Chris Froome might be pissed.
Cyclismas: Ben King is a 24-year-old American who currently races for the Luxembourg-based RadioShack-Leopard Trek squad. He’s been with the RadioShack squad since the beginning of 2011 when he signed his first professional contract. Ben is a former US National Road Champion, winning the race in Greenville, South Carolina in 2010.
CyclingNews: Measures in place to ensure rider safety in Patrick Jonker TTT.
RedKitePrayer: "We’re more than a third of the way through the racing season and only last week did we experience what I consider to be a truly important day of bike racing, one worth remembering."
VeloNews: French rider Sylvain Georges (Ag2r La Mondiale) is facing a disciplinary hearing after confirmation Tuesday of the presence of a banned substance in a sample taken after stage 7 of the Giro d’Italia.
VeloNews: Seven months after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency described Lance Armstrong’s U.S. Postal Service team as having run “the most sophisticated, professionalized, and successful doping program that sport has ever seen,” the disgraced team’s ownership structure retains a quiet role in professional cycling.
VeloNation: Niemiec misses out on a stage win but he and Scarponi move up a place overall.
VeloNation: Giro race jury rules against Dutch rider, who loses his chain and loses time.
CyclingNews: Sky all-rounder's custom made Gaerne.
CyclingNews: Luis Leon Sanchez back in action after being sidelined over Puerto links.
CyclingNews: "Japanese tire manufacturer Panaracer sent across a couple of their latest products to BikeRadar towers. We take a closer look at the new Race Evo 2 road tire and light weight R-Air inner tube."
InnerRing: Maglia Rosa, triumph and tragedy at the Giro d’Italia by Herbie Sykes.
BikeRumor: They’ve been race tested under the United Healthcare Pro Cycling team. Seven different conversion kits are available, providing a range of adapters to fit just about any crank size and type, including SRAM’s tapered GXP spindles and for varying BB shell widths.
CyclingNews: Pat McQuaid has secured nomination for a third term as the president of the UCI. It is McQuaid’s most selfish, telling act since Floyd Landis elected to detonate the façade of legitimacy laid over the U.S. Postal Service Cycling Team.
BikeRadar: New research published in the latest European Journal of Applied Physiology casts doubts on the physiological benefits of compression clothing – often used by cyclists to aid training – but has found an improvement in athletes’ perceived recovery.
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