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Photo: Tour de France Stage 20 Profile.
Saturday's Tour de France Stage 20, a 54km Individual Time Trial from Bergerac to Périgueux, gets underway at 10:51am CET (4:51am U.S. Eastern).  Tour de France live streaming video should get underway at around 2:15pm CET (8:15am U.S. Eastern). (cyclingfans.com)

July 26, 2014







Ramunas Navardauskas attacked the peloton to win Stage 19 of the Tour de France (AAP).
Ramunas Navardauskas has been showing himself as a sprinter in this year's Tour de France, but the Lithuanian time trial champion used his strength for riding solo to finally deliver the stage win for which Garmin-Sharp has tried so hard. (cyclingnews.com)

July 25, 2014





Photo: I don't know why I've crashed. I was in a good position... for crashing. I believe it's because of the wet road. I couldn't stop anymore. I was the first to crash...
Known for his exceptional bike-handling skills, Peter Sagan rarely hits the deck but today he was involved in a tumble near the end of stage 19 of the Tour de France. Regretting having lost another chance to win a stage, he openly admits that he was the first rider to go down. (cyclingquotes.com)

July 25, 2014




John Degenkolb (Giant-Shimano) leads home the chasing group
Photo: © Bettini Photo.
Opportunities have been hard to come by for John Degenkolb in this year’s Tour de France and for the second time in the race the 25-year-old was left frustrated. (cyclingnews.com)

July 25, 2014




Photo: Kathryn Bertine, one of the women behind Le Tour Entier and the inaugural La Course. She will ride for Wiggle-Honda in the race.
Just hours before the 2014 Tour de France hits the Champs-Elysees on Sunday to finish the final stage of this year's race, the best riders in the elite women's peloton will ride the same circuit in the inaugural La Course by Le Tour de France. (cyclingtips.com.au)

July 25, 2014




Photo: American Shelley Olds (Ale Cipollini) is a favorite for the technical, flat parcours the women's peloton will face at La Course on the Champs-Élysées Sunday. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | CBG Photography .
The best cyclists in the world will converge on Paris this Sunday - this year, both men and women race on the Champs-Élysées. The Tour de France will debut a new women’s event, La Course, in conjunction with the final stage of the Tour.

July 25, 2014




Photo: Australian sprinter Mark Renshaw has been banging on the door of a strong sprint results.
Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider says he's ready to seize opportunity. (cyclingtips.com.au)

July 25, 2014




2014 Races & Results.
Tour de France - July 5-27 (Stages & Results),
La Course Tour de France - July 27 (Route),
Tour of Qinghai Lake - July 6-19 (Results),
Giro d'Italia Femminile - July 4-13 (Results),
Tour of Austria - July 6-13 (Results),
Tour de Pologne - Aug 3-9 (Stages),
Tour of Utah - Aug 4-10 (Stages),
USA Pro Challenge - Aug 18-25 (Stages),
Vuelta a España - Aug 23-Sept 14 (Stages),
Tour de Suisse - June 14-22 (Results),
Giro d'Italia - May 9 - June 1 (Results),
UCI Road World Championship - Sept 20-27 (Stages).

July 25, 2014




Marcel Kittel (Giant Shimano) dominated the opening stages
Photo: © Tim de Waele/TDW Sport.
The American multinational brand 3M is in talks with Giant-Shimano to become the  team's new title sponsor, the Dutch Telegraaf newspaper reports. However 3M’s marketing director Ronald Faas has said it is also talking to other teams as it aims to take a title sponsor role with an international team. (cyclingnews.com)

July 25, 2014




Photo: Criticised... Antoine Vayer has been a staunch critic of the practices of British-based Team Sky. (Getty).
Outspoken French cycling coach Antoine Vayer has said that according to his calculations, the power numbers at this year's Tour de France are back in the 'human' range. (sbs.com.au)

July 25, 2014




Britain's Laura Trott warm's up before the team pursuit qualifying round -
Photo: © Gerry McManus/www.splitsecondimages.co.uk.
Awang warned for political protest. (cyclingnews.com)

July 25, 2014







Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) wins stage 18 of the Tour de France
Photo: © AFP.
Vincenzo Nibali finished the mountains of the 2014 Tour de France with an emphatic exclamation point, winning the last Pyrenean stage on Hautacam. The Italian champion soloed to victory on the climb, putting more distance into his rivals. Thibaut Pinot was second, with mountains classification winner Rafal Majka in third. (cyclingnews.com)

July 24, 2014






Photo: While Vincenzo Nibali has a comfortable place at the top of the Tour podium, three contenders, including Romain Bardet and Alejandro Valverde will battle for a spot on the final podium in Saturday's time trial. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com.
Some have complained that the race for the yellow jersey has been boring, especially with the regal dominance of Vincenzo Nibali, but no one can suggest that the Tour de France isn’t exciting. (velonews.com)

July 24, 2014






Photo: When I was setting a hard tempo, I would look back and Pinot always looked pretty easy on my wheel. He has shown many times this tour that he is more explosive than me...
Tejay van Garderen managed to gain time on Romain Bardet and Alejandro Valverde in today's final mountain stage of the Tour de France but despite repeated attempts he was unable to get rid of Thiabut Pinot. The American admits that his French rival always appeared to be riding within his comfort zone. (cyclingquotes.com)

July 24, 2014







Photo: he Shark solo’d to the finish...
On a day when Vincenzo Nibali could have sat back and watched the others fight it out for the podium places, the ‘Shark of Messina’ rode away from everyone with 10 kilometers of the Hautacam still to climb. Behind, the French jumped Valverde to push him off the podium..

July 24, 2014




Photo: Vincenzo Nibali tangles with a fan on stage 18 of the Tour de France ...
Spectator stands in road and makes phone call with back to Vincenzo Nibali, nearly knocking him off his bike. (cyclingweekly.co.uk)

July 24, 2014




Photo: Vasil Kiryienka's stage 17 breakaway was one of Sky's valiant — albiet fruitless — attempts to salvage a stage win in the Tour. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com.
Team Sky stands behind its decision to bring a team solely supporting Chris Froome to the Tour de France. Despite losing its captain, its plan B, and so far, going winless, general manager David Brailsford said that supporting only one man is the way to win. (velonews.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: The event is a victory for Le Tour Entier, a campaign set up by prominent figures in women’s racing calling for equality in the sport.
As the winner of Tour de France prepares for his ride into Paris on Sunday afternoon, 120 women will be contesting the inaugural edition of La Course. The one-day event has attracted the world’s best women’s teams and is Tour organiser ASO’s response to calls for a women’s Tour. (cyclingweekly.co.uk)

July 24, 2014




Photo: The race is up and down the Champs Elysées, 89km, 13 laps of the 6.85 kilometre course, up and down the cobbles, with 2 corners at one end.
On Sunday 27th July it’ll be one of the most talked-about women’s races of the year, and probably the easiest race to watch live since the 2012 Olympic Games – La Course by le Tour de France. (prowomenscycling.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: reigning road and cyclocross world champion Marianne Vos.
When the peloton thunders down the cobblestones of Paris' famous Champs-Elysees on the final stage of this year's Tour de France, they won't be the first to have raced on it that day. Preceding the final stage is a new addition to the women’s UCI cycling calendar, La Course by Le Tour de France. (cyclingtips.com.au)

July 24, 2014





Photo: Bradley Wiggins, who won the Amgen Tour of California in May, returned to competing on the track this week at the Commonwealth Games. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com.
Bradley Wiggins returned to track cycling for the first time since 2008 at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on Thursday and helped lead England to the final of the men’s 4000m team pursuit at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome. (velonews.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: The Bontrager Classique road shoes ooze classic style. Photo: Logan VonBokel | VeloNews.com.
Shoes, this year, are stepping back in time. Bontrager’s latest borrow their silhouette from classic cycling shoes, laces and all. The new Classique model was first leaked by Orica GreenEdge’s Christian Meier on Instagram, and will be available to consumers in September. (velonews.com)

July 24, 2014






Tinkoff-Saxo's Rafal Majka won the 17th stage of the Tour de France (AAP).
Tinkoff-Saxo's Rafal Majka won the 17th stage of the Tour de France, claiming the Pla d'Adet in his second victory of the race. Vincenzo Nibali put more time into his rivals, with Alejandro Valvarde suffering the most on the short mountain stage. (cyclingnews.com)

July 23, 2014




Best young rider, Ben King (RadioShack), was all smiles before the stage start.
Photo: © Sonoko Tanaka.
The Tour de France neophyte often relies on the advice of more experienced hands as he looks to survive the rigours of La Grande Boucle, but sometimes, there's nothing quite like the reassurance of his peers. (cyclingnews.com)

July 23, 2014





July 23, 2014








Photo: Omega Pharma-Quick Step's Tony Martin cemented his world class time trial legacy ...
"Four long risers of some consequence will challenge the stage contenders to maximize their climbing ability on this course. My suspicion is that none but the last is steep enough to force teams to contemplate ditching their aero bikes for traditional setups, but we'll see about that." (podiumcafe.com)

July 25, 2014






Photo: Valverde (left), Peraud (center), and Pinot (right) enter Saturday's 54km stage 20 time trial separated by only 15 seconds. Photo by Tim De Waele.
Thibaut Pinot, Jean-Christophe Peraud, and Alejandro Valverde do not represent a direct threat to Nibali, but they are divided by just 15 seconds heading into Saturday’s 54km race of truth. (velonews.com)

July 25, 2014




Photo: Astana team manager Alexander Vinokourov, who served a doping suspension as a rider, has been very pleased with Vincenzo Nibali's performance at this year's Tour. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com.
Astana team management said that the cycling community needs to keep its faith in Vincenzo Nibali’s yellow jersey ride in the Tour de France despite the sport’s past problems. “Can you have faith in it? Yeah, and more,” team manager, Giuseppe Martinelli said. “I’m sure, 100 percent. I don’t think anyone should put doubt on Vincenzo’s win.” (velonews.com)

July 25, 2014




Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) attacking on Hautacam
Photo: © Bettini Photo.
Nibali set for a one million Euro Tour de France bonus. (cyclingnews.com)

July 25, 2014




Photo: Julian Arredondo on stage twenty-one of the 2014 Giro d'Italia .
Trek Factory Racing is preparing itself for a revamp for 2015. Is it really a case out with the old and in with the new? (cyclingweekly.co.uk)

July 25, 2014




Photo: Ramunas Navardauskas escapes on stage nineteen of the 2014 Tour de France .
Imaginative planning and perfect execution gave Ramunas Navardauskas and Garmin-Sharp a well-deserved stage win in the 2014 Tour de France. (cyclingweekly.co.uk)

July 25, 2014




Romain Bardet (Ag2r) tried to claw back time on the top three today
Photo: © Tim de Waele/TDW Sport.
Romain Bardet managed to push his way through the media scrum surrounding his Ag2r-La Mondiale teammate Jean-Christophe Péraud atop Hautacam to offer his congratulations on all but sealing a podium place at the Tour de France, yet there was a palpable air of disappointment about the youngster as he talked of his own afternoon's work. (cyclingnews.com)

July 25, 2014




Photo: The Tour is unique as a sporting event in many ways but one of the most profound and effecting, for the spectators, is the venue that it plays out on.
Matt McCullough & Stefano Ferro have been in France for over a week now, riding stages of Le Tour and climbing iconic mountains. In this instalment they focus on one of the ingredients of the Tour de France that makes the race such an impressive spectacle: the road-side fans. (cyclingtips.com.au)

July 25, 2014




Photo: Richie Porte in the Oakley limited edition Tour de France Radarlock glasses .
Following on from last year’s Tour-inspired range, the new collection includes special editions of the Eyeshade, Radarlock Path and Racing Jacket glasses. Each model features a yellow, green and polka dot band across the frame, to represent the special classification jerseys. (bikeradar.com)

July 25, 2014




Photo: The Avail Advanced SL 0 is the top bike in Liv’s 2015 Avail line, which includes models that range in price from $620 to $8,750. (Joe Lindsey).
Giant’s women’s bikes get their own brand - and an all-new line of women’s endurance road models. (bicycling.com)

July 25, 2014




Photo: My thesis is on cyclists who crash and what it takes to get them back on the bike after they have recovered (whether it's months of recovery or same day). © Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com (velonews.com)
Anna Weltman: "I am looking for participants to be in a Research Study that I am conducting for my Master's thesis in Sport Psychology. My thesis is on cyclists who crash and what it takes to get them back on the bike after they have recovered. Please email me to volunteer" (dougreport.com)

July 25, 2014






Photo: It has been a strange couple of days for me, like I was feeling a bit ill, so I had to suffer and give everything I had...
For the second day in a row, Alejandro Valverde was put on the defensive when he was dropped on the final climb to Hautacam in the final mountain stage of the Tour de France. Having felt a bit ill the past few days, the Spaniard insists that second place is still within reach. (cyclingquotes.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: Now the jersey is mine. This is a big surprise for my first Tour de France. Maybe I'll win the Tour de France in the future...
Rafal Majka did another impressive performance in today's final mountain stage to finish third and secure himself the win in the mountains classification. Having surprised himself in his first Tour, the Pole hopes that this is a sign that he will one day win the world's biggest race. (cyclingquotes.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: Because Lars is 15 kilograms heavier, I could hardly keep up with him, but I’m very happy that I was able to bridge to the group of favourites and come back. Lars will get a big hug from me because I’m so pleased with him...
If it hadn't been for Lars Boom, Laurens Ten Dam could have lost his spot in the top 10 in today's final mountain stage of the Tour de France as the Dutchman suffered an unfortunate puncture on the descent from the Tourmalet. Boom who had dropped back from the early break helped him rejoin the peloton on a day when Steven Kruijswijk made sure that Belkin now have three riders in the overall top 15. (cyclingquotes.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: I was feeling good on Tourmalet, and it was a very hard pace at the bottom. I was looking forward to the Hautacam, but then I really did not eat and drink enough and had a sugar flat...
After his brave breakaway performance yesterday, Frank Schleck was hoping to gain more time in today's final mountain stage of the Tour de France but the Luxembourgish champion went hunger flat on the final climb. Things were better for his teammate Haimar Zubeldia who moved into the overall top 10.

July 24, 2014




Photo: These rumours are unfair to Andy and we don’t take them seriously.
Contract extension with Fränk Schleck under negotiation, younger brother not ruled out for now. (cyclingtips.com.au)

July 24, 2014




Photo: It was the last day to try something because I’m a climber and this was the last mountain stage. I’ve had some health problems in the last few days but I’m better now so it was my last chance...
Having recovered from an infection, Mikel Nieve gave it one desperate final try to save Team Sky's Tour de France when he attacked in today's big mountain stage. In the end, he had to console himself with the most aggressive rider award. (cyclingquotes.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: Vincenzo Nibali says he's riding within himself (Getty Images).
Vincenzo Nibali is winning the Tour de France so easily that the Italian admitted he is actually riding within himself. (sbs.com.au)

July 24, 2014





Chris Froome (Team Sky) chases back after a fall on stage four
Photo: © Tim de Waele/TDW Sport..
Team Sky manager Dave Brailsford has revealed that Chris Froome could ride the Vuelta a Espana after crashing out of the Tour de France. (cyclingnews.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: Rui Costa celebrates winning the 2014 Tour de Suisse .
World Champion Rui Costa was forced to abandon the Tour de France with pneumonia, but hopes to recover in time for world title defense. (cyclingweekly.co.uk)

July 24, 2014




Photo: Mixed messages about Spaniard’s participation in the Vuelta a España...
Echoing Alberto Contador’s Twitter announcement Wednesday that he was renouncing his planned participation in the Vuelta a España, his spokesman Jacinto Vidarte has expanded upon the reasons why the Spaniard has decided not to take part. (cyclingtips.com.au)

July 24, 2014




Photo: The GC is no longer a goal but I still hope to be able to do something in this Tour. I rely on the evolution I've noticed and I'm going to see day after day what I can do...
With two stage wins for Andre Greipel and Tony Gallopin and a yellow jersey held by Gallopin for a day, Lotto-Belisol can rightly claim to have done a successful Tour de France. (cyclingquotes.com)

July 24, 2014




Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky) thanks the crowd
Photo: © Tim de Waele/TDW Sport.
It is possible to have too much of a good thing, according to Brad Wiggins. In 2012 he won the Tour de France and a gold medal at the London Olympics time trial but now seems to have some regrets due to way it affected his private life. (cyclingnews.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: The Prestaflator offers a large, easy to use gauge and an easily controlled trigger release .
BikeRadar verdict: 3.5 out of 5 stars. "Serviceable, durable and effective – but the additional cost of screw-on attachments make this best for the committed mechanic." (bikeradar.com)

July 24, 2014





Photo: Today offers the last opportunity to build a better buffert to the the more competent timetrialists behind them in the competition.
Things are getting desperate for a few guys now with the big ol' nasty 52 km timetrial looming on the horizon. (podiumcafe.com)

July 23, 2014




Photo: Rafal Majka wins on stage fourteen of the 2014 Tour de France Credit: Graham Watson .
Rafal Majka stars again as The Tour de France main players shuffle the pack in the midway point of the Pyrenees. (cyclingweekly.co.uk)

July 23, 2014







July 23, 2014




Photo: Daily Distraction.

July 25, 2014


Alex Grant's marathon nationals didn't end so well...
Photo: © Alex Grant.
Reflections on the highs and lows of team and individual sports. (cyclingnews.com)

July 26, 2014






















July 25, 2014





Chris Horner (Lampre-Merida)
Photo: © Bettini Photo.
Since a training crash in April left him with a punctured lung, broken ribs and a cut to his head, Chris Horner has had to alter his racing season dramatically. The American understandably missed the Giro d’Italia in May but is on course to finish the Tour de France – only his second race back since his accident – on Sunday, before targeting a defense of his 2013 Vuelta a Espana crown. (cyclingnews.com)

July 25, 2014




José Joaquín Rojas (Movistar Team)
Photo: © El Pedal de Frodo.
After being kicked out of the Tour de France for prolonged sheltering behind his team car, José Joaquín Rojas has declared the decision by the race jury as "unjust" and stated he had no advantage from sheltering behind his team car while descending the Col du Tourmalet on stage 18. (cyclingnews.com)

July 25, 2014







Photo: Bradley Wiggins said he will focus more on track cycling leading up to the 2016 Olympics. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com.
“I’ve kind of done the road now. I’ve bled it dry,” Wiggins told the BBC. “The road is quite cutthroat. The track feels more like a family and a closer-knit group of people.” He added: “That will probably be it for the grand tours. I can’t imagine doing that now. (velonews.com)

July 25, 2014





Photo: After five days off the bike I started training again. Yesterday I made a long training in the Ardennes, but when I go uphill it’s still painful. So I decided with the medical staff to skip this race...
Tom Boonen won't make his expected return to competition in the Tour de Wallonie as a banal traning crash causes him a lot of pain. Instead, Omega Pharma-Quick Step looks to Zdenek Stybar and Wout Poels to shine in the hilly race. (cyclingquotes.com)

July 25, 2014




Photo: This is his second Grand Tour and he rides in support of NetApp Endura team mate, Czech Leo Konig.
Zak Dempster is a young Aussie currently living the dream, racing his very first Tour de France in support of his team leader Leo Konig at the NetApp-Endura team. (pezcyclingnews.com)

July 25, 2014




Photo: When the Italian pro took off on a breakaway during the 13th stage of the 1992 Tour de France, the move had the hallmarks of racing from a bygone era.
In 1992 Claudio Chiappucci took off on a breakaway doomed to ruin his whole season. Somehow, precisely the opposite occurred. (pelotonmagazine.com)

July 25, 2014




Photo: Specialized says its Turbo Cotton clincher is the fastest tire in the world. Photo: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com.
"The new Turbo Cotton has won over the German time trial specialist. Martin rode the tires in the Tour de Suisse, flat free, and will ride them again on Saturday. They will be available to consumers this fall, and we have been testing them on the roads around Boulder, Colorado since early June." (velonews.com)

July 25, 2014




Photo: The FSA K-Force Light's chainrings are compatible with 10- and 11-speed Shimano/SRAM chains. Campagnolo 11-speed is also an option .
BikeRadar verdict: 4 out of 5 stars. "This is a quality lightweight upgrade – but an expensive one." (bikeradar.com)

July 25, 2014




Photo: Felt’s got the exclusive on the material for bicycles, and it allows them to use half the material without losing any stiffness or strength.
For 2015, Felt has updated the carbon FX frames with a Di2/EPS compatible frame that doubles as an internal routing option for 1x drivetrains. At the top level, they’ve also added TeXtreme woven carbon to their frames to make them both stronger and lighter. (bikerumor.com)

July 25, 2014




Photo: Keep up with all the Tour news with the Cyclingnews Tour Tracker app ...
Five-star rated app features GPS data from the riders, news, mapping, commentary and more. (bikeradar.com)

July 25, 2014




















July 24, 2014




Photo: Starting tomorrow, I have two stages left to ride as a sprinter. I don't have the stage win I want yet. I hope for the best. Up to now, there have been other stages adapted to my characteristics and yet I didn't win...
While the climbers have been battling in the mountains, Peter Sagan has been saving energy and he still believes that he has two chances to take that elusive stage victory. Meanwhile, his teammate Alessandro De Marchi attacked again in today's final mountain stage but again came away empty-handed. (cyclingquotes.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: Vincenzo is in an amazing condition but I still tried to hold on. I hoped he would wait a little before launching his own attack but actually he did not wait too much...
Having ridden a mostly anonymous race, Chris Horner made his mark on the final mountain of the Tour de France when he kicked off the action by attacking on the Hautacam. The American had hoped that his Vuelta rival Vincenzo Nibali would have waited a little longer before launching his own attack. (cyclingquotes.com)

July 24, 2014




Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) collects a second white jersey
Photo: © Tim de Waele/TDW Sport.
Frenchman needs a great day in TT to hold on. (cyclingnews.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: Vincenzo Nibali during 2014 Tour de France first rest day Credit: Gregor Brown .
"I’m not opposed to anyone and everyone being quizzed about doping. Why shouldn’t pro riders be asked awkward questions? The problem comes when one team or certain individuals are singled out for special treatment, as seems to be the case with Sky, Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins." (cyclingweekly.co.uk)

July 24, 2014




Photo: Peter Sagan is one of the best riders in the peloton these days, but still there are other very good riders. Anyway, everyone would like to have Sagan in his squad. No team manager would say no to him...
Peter Sagan still remains the hottest name on the transfer market, and even though some strong indications were given last week that the Slovakian star would ride for Astana from 2015 season, another team with which he has been previously linked, Tinkoff-Saxo, still hope to enrich their already formidable line-up with Cannondale leader. (cyclingquotes.com)

July 24, 2014




Garmin-Sharp leads the group past the Utah capitol building.
Photo: © Jonathan Devich/epicimages.us.
Cadel Evans, Ivan Basso and Chris Horner all named as starters. Defending champion Thomas Danielson (Garmin-Sharp) will also be taking part in the race. (cyclingnews.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: It’s case-study Pyrenean climbing, a serpentine road with an ever changing gradient..
The Route: the D100 climbs east out of Argèles-Gazost in Hautes-Pyrénées department in southwestern France. It is 13km long and 8% with the option to continue for an extra kilometer. (inrng.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: 1st: 2015 Specialized Tarmac – Six Stages.
A long first week of racing saw Specialized at the top for wins with the new 2015 Tarmac and its helmets notching more victories than other brands. (pelotonmagazine.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: Canyon's latest Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 frame retains the outstanding stiffness, handling precision, and rear end comfort of its predecessor but now with front end comfort to match .
BikeRadar verdict: 4.5 out of 5 stars. "An absolutely brilliant machine that ticks nearly all the boxes." (bikeradar.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: He’s gotten his latest lightweight pair of shoes down to a scant 62 grams a piece.
Adam Hansen has yet again been showing off more of his fancy homemade shoes that he’s upgraded from the ones he used at the Giro d’Italia, and made even lighter. Yes, apparently it is possible. (cyclingtips.com.au)

July 24, 2014




Photo: For a big day of climbing - and much of it on dirt - I picked the Tarmac Disc with a few modifications ...
Will a modified Specialized Tarmac Disc with a 34/28 cut the mustard for a 10-hour day? (bikeradar.com)

July 24, 2014




Photo: Ulnar neuropathy. This condition causes a numbness or tingling sensation in the hands, commonly in the little and ring finger.
Unless you fall off, cycling is a sport blessed by its body-friendliness. On the road, there’s no impact to wreck your joints nor big hits to rattle your brain; in fact riding big miles is more likely to get you fit than fractured. (bikeradar.com)

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July 23, 2014





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