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Photo: Liege-Bastogne-Liege Official Poster .
Photo: Liege Bastogne Liege Official Poster.

Sunday's Liege Bastogne Liege departs Liege at 10:15am CET (4:15am U.S. Eastern) and is expected at the finish at Ans at around 4:49pm CET (10:49am U.S. Eastern). 

Live streaming video should get underway at around *1:50pm CET (*7:50am U.S. Eastern). *Rai Sport 1 coverage starts at this time but Eurosport is not scheduled to start until 2:15pm CET (8:15am U.S. Eastern, 5:15am Pacific).

April 26, 2015 (cyclingfans.com)










Photo: The 2015 Tour of Croatia is being held April 22-26.
Photo: The 2015 Tour of Croatia is being held April 22-26.

Sunday's Stage 5 starts at 9:10am CET (3:10am U.S. Eastern).

Finish at around 3:58pm CET (9:58am U.S. Eastern).

Live video from 2:30pm CET (8:30am U.S. Eastern, 5:30am Pacific).

April 26, 2015 (cyclingfans.com)




Photo: Dan Holloway won the 2014 Athens Twilight Criterium (USA CRITS Series).
Photo: Dan Holloway won the 2014 Athens Twilight Criterium (USA CRITS Series).

Daniel Holloway defend his title at the Athens Twilight Criterium held on Saturday night in Georgia.

The elite criterium champion lapped the field and out-sprinted his breakaway companion Ruben Companioni to take the win. Frank Travieso was third.

April 26, 2015 (cyclingnews.com)





Photo: Tina Pic (USA) Pepper Palace Pro Cycling.
Photo: Tina Pic (USA) Pepper Palace Pro Cycling wins.

Former six time US criterium champion, Tina Pic won the women's race at the 35th Annual Athens Twilight Criterium on Saturday.

The veteran sprinter won the bunch kick to the line ahead of Samantha Schneider and Laura Van Gilder.

April 25, 2015 (cyclingnews.com)





Photo: In Turkey, you should not expect immediate stage victories from Tom, because we are also taking Cavendish.
Photo: In Turkey, you should not expect immediate stage victories from Tom, because we are also taking Cavendish.

Tom Boonen makes his return to racing tomorrow at the Tour of Turkey and Giro d’Italia, but his DS Wilfried Peeters has told fans not to expect wins from the 34 year old Belgian star in any of those races.

"It's all right with Tom. He is ready,” Peeters told sporza.be. “His arm feels good but after a few hours his shoulder of course is painful. But that's normal after the operation."

April 25, 2015 (cyclingquotes.com)





Photo: Tony Gallopin (Lotto Soudal) wins stage 4 (Fotoreporter Sirotti).
Photo: Tony Gallopin (Lotto Soudal) wins stage 4 (Fotoreporter Sirotti).

This year, France has been steadily raising its collective game in the Ardennes Classics, but while Julien Alaphilippe’s second place at Flèche Wallonne has understandably received a lot of attention, Tony Gallopin’s sixth place in Amstel Gold Race and fourth in Brabantsje Pijl sees the 26-year-old Lotto-Soudal rider slowly raising the stakes, too.

Ninth in Milan-San Remo, Gallopin has deliberately switched targets this year, skipping the cobbles to focus more on Ardennes Classics, and so far his change of goal has paid off. The 2014 Tour stage winner and leader also deliberately missed out on Flèche Wallonne on Wednesday in order to be fresher for Liège Bastogne Liège and the final Monument of the spring, he told reporters on Saturday.

April 25, 2015 (cyclingnews.com)





2014-15 Races & Results.

Liège - Bastogne - Liège - Apr 26 (History),

Joe Martin Stage Race - Apr 23-26 (Stages & Results),

Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey - Apr 26-May 3 (History),

Giro d'Italia 2015 - May 9-31 (Stages),

Tour de France 2015 - July 4-26 (Stages),

Vuelta a España 2015 - Aug 22-Sept 13 (Stages),

UCI Road World Championship 2015 - Sept 20-27 (Stages),

Giro del Trentino - Apr 21-24 (Results),

La Flèche Wallonne - Apr 22 (Results),

Amstel Gold Race - Apr 19 (Results),

De Brabantse Pijl - Apr 15 (Results),

Paris Roubaix - Apr 12 (Results),

Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco - Apr 6-11 (Results),

Circuit Cycliste Sarthe - Apr 7-10 (Results),

Scheldeprijs - Apr 8 (Results),

Tour of Flanders - Apr 5 (Results).

More...

April 25, 2015  (cyclingnews.com)





Photo: Leah Kirchmann (Optum p/b Kelly Benefits Strategies) wins the Tour de Delta Women's UCI Race (Greg Descantes).
Photo: Leah Kirchmann (Optum p/b Kelly Benefits Strategies) wins the Tour de Delta Women's UCI Race (Greg Descantes).

UnitedHealthcare's John Murphy won stage 2 of the Joe Martin Stage Race in Arkansas on Friday, beating Hincapie Racing's Ty Magner and Dion Smith to the line after the peloton caught a breakaway of six riders in the final kilometers. Stage 1 winner Gregory Brenes maintained his overall lead.

Leah Kirchmann
out-kicked UnitedHealthcare speedster Coryn Rivera Friday to take stage 2 of the Joe Martin Stage Race in Arkansas, while overnight leader Lauren Stephens finished inside the top 10 to preserve her leader's jersey.

April 24, 2015 (cyclingnews.com)





Shelley Olds is motivated for the 2015 season with her new team Bigla. Photo: Gregor Brown | VeloNews.com (file).
Shelley Olds is motivated for the 2015 season with her new team Bigla. Photo: Gregor Brown | VeloNews.com (file).

Shelley Olds will return to racing at Omloop van Borsele on Saturday, following her recovery from a rib injury sustained at Ronde van Drenthe on March 14.

“From the first day that I knew I had a broken rib, I have focused on staying positive and moving forward,” Olds said. “As soon as I could start working, I did. The first days were difficult, but every day I saw progress and I felt better with each week that passed.”

Olds was forced to take time off the bike following the crash, which occurred on one of the cobbled sectors in Ronde van Drenthe and resulted in broken ribs for the American sprinter.

April 24, 2015 (velonews.com)







Photo: Neutral Service is there to get riders going when team cars are not nearby .
Photo: Neutral Service is there to get riders going when team cars are not nearby. (caovelo.com).

Shimano has concluded its investigation of the two incidents in the Tour of Flanders involving their neutral service cars, and again apologized to the riders and teams involved. It said that the crash involving Trek Factory’s Jesse Sergent was the result of “a split-second error of judgment”.

In separate incidents, a neutral service car hit Sergent, who suffered a broken collarbone, and another Shimano car hit the FDJ team car in the same race, pushing it into FDJ rider Sebastien Chavanel.

April 24, 2015 (cyclingnews.com)





Photo: Is it me or is it just plain old bad luck?
Photo: "Is it me or is it just plain old bad luck?"

"Six weeks ago today I was lying in Hamburg hospital. I found myself repeatedly thinking: “What the hell just happened?” as I began to come to terms with with an injury far more painful than my broken elbow four years ago.

I fractured my collarbone in what has been described as “one of the most spectacular crashes of the season” by the cycling media.

A spectator reached his arm across the barriers as I sprinted past him. He hit my handlebars, and the next thing I knew, I was tumbling toward the ground. Crashes happen in cycling. We all know that.

My crash? It shouldn’t have happened."

April 24, 2015 (cyclingtips.com.au)





Photo: Anna van der Breggen jumped clear as the race approached the final lap and she quickly built a lead of over 40 seconds.
Photo: Anna van der Breggen jumped clear as the race approached the final lap and she quickly built a lead of over 40 seconds.

The day after Omloop van Borsele the women’s peloton head south for the second class one race of the weekend, Dwars door de Westhoek.

Raced across the West Flanders countryside Dwars door de Westhoek marks the mid-point of the Lotto Cycling Cup competition currently lead by Sofie de Vuyst ahead of her Lensworld Zannata teammate, Kaat van der Meulen.

April 24, 2015 (velofocus.com)






Photo: Boels Dolmans.
Photo: Boels Dolmans.

Omloop van Borsele is the first of back-to-back UCI 1.1 races this weekend.

Check out the start list packed with many of women’s cycling’s top riders. Want to know more about the race? We’ve got that covered to in the race preview.

April 24, 2015 (velofocus.com)











Photo: Tour of Turkey Stage 1 Profile.
Photo: Tour of Turkey Stage 1 Profile.

Sunday's Tour of Turkey Stage 1 departs Alanya at 11:30am EEST (local) (10:30am CET or 4:30am U.S. Eastern) and is expected at the finish at Alanya at around 2:48pm EEST (local) (1:48pm CET or 7:48am U.S. Eastern).

Tour of Turkey live streaming video should get underway at around 11:45am EEST (local) (10:45am CET or 4:45am U.S. Eastern, 1:45am Pacific).

April 26, 2015 (cyclingfans.com)





Photo: Coryn Rivera (UnitedHealthcare) takes another stage win. (Jonathan Devich/epicimages.us).
Photo: ...

John Murphy took his second consecutive win at the Joe Martin Stage Race, winning stage 3's 175km road race in Prairie Grove on Saturday. He won the bunch sprint ahead of Sebastian Haedo and Joseph Lewis. Gregory Brenes will keep his leader's jersey into the criterium on Sunday.

Coryn Rivera won the women's 107km race in similar fashion. The former US criterium champion won the bunch sprint, after receiving a solid lead-out from her team, ahead of her own teammate Alexis Ryan and Canadian road champion Leah Kirchmann. Lauren Stephens finished in the main field and held onto the overall leader's jersey heading into stage 4.

April 25, 2015 (cyclingnews.com)





Photo: Liège–Bastogne–Liège, the last of the classics, is upon us, but it seems many of you are still having some trouble coming to terms with one of the perennial performers of the season.
Photo: Liège Bastogne Liège, the last of the classics, is upon us, but it seems many of you are still having some trouble coming to terms with one of the perennial performers of the season.

This year, just like every year since Alejandro Valverde completed his unrepentant detention for dabbling in some of professional cycling’s darker arts, the response from many fans has been the same, “anybody but Valverde”.

But the “Green Bullet” is always there in the mix, hunting for the win, and if not that, crafting another cheeky place on the podium.

The Ardennes week is his favorite playground, and on the eve of “La Doyenne”, Valverde has already recorded a 2nd at the Amstel Gold Race and 1st at Flèche Wallonne.

As he goes deeper into the season Valverde just gets better and better, and tonight he’s up for another shot at a third victory at Liège after wins in 2006 and 2008.

April 25, 2015 (sbs.com.au)





Photo: Until Sunday he just has to regain strength and energy because he spent ​​four days without eating and drinking.
Photo: Until Sunday he just has to regain strength and energy because he spent ​​four days without eating and drinking.

Despite having been forced to skip the Giro del Trentino - Melinda, Fabio Aru can be pleased with the performance of the teammates that will accompany him in the Giro d'Italia.

Astana was a great protagonist during these four days and capped it with a stage win for Paolo Tiralongo

Due to his illness, Aru has also been forced to skip Liege Bastogne Liege but it had been considered to send him to the Tour de Romandie to make up for the missed racing.

However, Tiralongo confirms that he will stick to the original plan of training at altitude.

April 25, 2015 (cyclingquotes.com)





Photo: Dan Martin won the 2013 edition of Liège-Bastogne-Liège ahead of Joaquim Rodríguez. A late crash derailed his chances in 2014. Photo: Tim De Waele.
Photo: Dan Martin won the 2013 edition of Liège-Bastogne-Liège ahead of Joaquim Rodríguez. A late crash derailed his chances in 2014. Photo: Tim De Waele.

Dan Martin said Saturday he hopes his whiplash will have improved enough to allow him to challenge for victory at Sunday’s Liège-Bastogne-Liège.

Martin, 28, won the prestigious monument two years ago and looked to have a strong chance of retaining his crown last year before crashing on the final bend as he attempted a break for the finish line.

But his preparations for Sunday’s 253km race hit a stumbling block on Wednesday when he crashed badly during the Flèche Wallonne.

“I’m definitely fit enough, it’s just seeing where this whiplash I’ve got is,” said Martin.

“It’s improving every day [but] I also don’t know what will happen during the race tomorrow.

April 25, 2015 (velonews.com)






Mark Renshaw has already piloted Mark Cavendish to several victories this season, including one in Spain at the Clasica de Almeria. Photo: Tim De Waele.
Mark Renshaw has already piloted Mark Cavendish to several victories this season, including one in Spain at the Clasica de Almeria. Photo: Tim De Waele.

Leadout specialist Mark Renshaw is no stranger to the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey. A year after taking a stage win in 2012 while riding for Rabobank turned Blanco, the 32-year-old Australian returned the following year with Blanco turned Belkin only to suffer the “worst crash of his career” which resulted in a concussion, fractured collarbone, and broken tooth.

After his two years with the Dutch team, Renshaw joined Omega Pharma Quick-Step (now Etixx Quick-Step) in 2014, reuniting with Mark Cavendish to reform a duo that had been one of cycling’s most successful partnerships a few years prior.

Renshaw piloted “Cav” to 14 Tour de France stage wins and a green jersey during an ultra successful three-year stint with the British sprinter at HTC-Highroad from 2009 to 2011, and has led Cavendish to 11 wins with Quick-Step, including four stage wins and a points classification at the Tour of Turkey alone.
April 25, 2015 (velonews.com)





Photo: I first got to wear—and briefly operate—an Apple Watch during a secret preview in January.
Photo: 'I first got to wear—and briefly operate—an Apple Watch during a secret preview in January."

"One of the four things that for me sets the Watch apart from other wrist-based fitness trackers or performance monitors — and that also makes it preferable to just using your iPhone to run Strava or answer a call, text, or email mid-ride — is the factor that takes longest to appreciate and utilize: Its potential to integrate disparate parts of your life in a more seamless use of technology and communication.

You need to live with the Watch for awhile. And that’s sort of the take-away for me."

April 25, 2015 (bicycling.com)







Photo: The final Giro del Trentino stage (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com).
Photo: The final Giro del Trentino stage (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com).

Paolo Tiralongo won the final stage of the 2015 Giro del Trentino from a three-man break on Friday. The Astana rider finished ahead of David Arroyo and Fabio Duarte (Colombia) in the 161.5km stage from Malè to Cles.

Richie Porte (Team Sky) finished safely in the main field to claim the overall title ahead of Mikel Landa and Sky teammate Leopold König.

April 24, 2015 (cyclingnews.com)





Photo: I still have faith that he is going to have a good ride on Sunday.
Photo: Despite a hard crash at the mid-week Flèche Wallonne, BMC’s Philippe Gilbert will line up for the 253km Liège-Bastogne-Liège but Tejay van Garderen will shoulder the expectations of the team.

"When everything is right, you don't see so much of the work they are doing," Gilbert said. "But now you really appreciate the help and the support you get.

“Every hard day it is getting better because we work well together. I know I will not be on my best on Sunday because I don't think it is possible. But at least I will be at the start and then we will see."

Sport Director Valerio Piva said van Garderen will enjoy protected status in his first appearance in Liège since 2012.

"I feel good, I feel prepared and motivated," van Garderen said. "It was a bit of a blow to see so many crashes on Wednesday from a lot of our stronger guys, especially Philippe.

April 24, 2015 (sbs.com.au)





Photo: The Vivax assist motor is rated at 200 watts, the unit provides somewhere in the vicinity of 110W to the driveshaft.
Photo: The Vivax assist motor is rated at 200 watts..., the unit provides somewhere in the vicinity of 110W to the driveshaft.

The basic vivax Assist package costs in the vicinity of AUD $4,300 and comes with a battery pack, a saddle bag for housing the battery, a charger, a seatpost for housing an electronic control unit, the motor itself and the adapters necessary to connect the motor to the crankshaft of the bike.

The motor, which measures 22cm in length, is fed into the seat tube and connects with the crankshaft via an interlocking gear — the gear on the bottom of the motor locks in to a gear ring which is placed over the crankshaft.

April 24, 2015 (cyclingtips.com.au)







Photo: Alejandro Valverde, Michal Kwiatkowski, and Philippe Gilbert are three of several riders who could win Sunday. Photo: Tim De Waele.
Alejandro Valverde, Michal Kwiatkowski, and Philippe Gilbert are three of several riders who could win Sunday. Photo: Tim De Waele.

The 2015 spring classics season wraps up Sunday with what should be a dramatic exclamation point on a campaign full of aging warhorses and emerging stars.

Alexander Kristoff and John Degenkolb emerged as major forces in the northern cobbles, with huge wins at Flanders and Roubaix, respectively, while world champion Michal Kwiatkowski scored a major coup at the Amstel Gold Race. All are young, talented, and poised to become the riders of reference across the spring classics.

Some aging veterans still had something to say, with Luca Paolini taking a win at Gent-Wevelgem and Alejandro Valverde at Flèche Wallonne, to prove that experience and guile still have a place in the peloton.

April 24, 2015 (velonews.com)





Photo: Racing green: Ireland's Dan Martin leads the Cannondale-Garmin assault on the Liège-Bastogne-Liège.
Photo: Racing green: Ireland's Dan Martin leads the Cannondale-Garmin assault on the Liège Bastogne Liège.

Belgium’s Liège Bastogne Liège is one of the five “Monuments” on the calendar, a title given to the oldest and most prestigious one-day Classics – and the ones every cyclist aspires to win.

Sean Kelly, the Irish legend and two-time winner in Liège, describes it as the hardest race to win. Its steep hills and constantly changing terrain make it a truly demanding and intense experience.

April 24, 2015 (telegraph.co.uk)





Photo: according to Tripe Bottom Line, the DFM01 can be customized for each individual rider.
Photo: According to Tripe Bottom Line, the DFM01 can be customized for each individual rider.

Japanese firm, Triple Bottom Line, claims to have designed the world’s first viable 3D printed road bike.

Called the DFM01 Ouisa, several aspects of the bike’s titanium main frame were created using a technology called, selective laser sintering (SLS), wherein a laser is used to form a metal structure from powdered material.

April 24, 2015 (capovelo.com)





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April 25, 2015 (pezcyclingnews.com)












March 25, 2015







Photo: I won’t do a rain dance but for sure the rain can give me something more. But it’s annoying for everyone, there’s less tactics and many riders hate riding in the rain.
Photo: "I won’t do a rain dance but for sure the rain can give me something more. But it’s annoying for everyone, there’s less tactics and many riders hate riding in the rain."

After the news that the UCI would allow the Astana team to keep their WorldTour license, star man Vincenzo Nibali said there was no celebration, just focus ahead of Sunday’s Liege Bastogne Liege.

“There was no party,” Nibali said during a press conference at the team’s hotel. “We heard the news at lunchtime yesterday, I’m happy and now we can continue as normal. It hasn’t taken any pressure off my shoulders because there never was any pressure.

It’s only the media that made this up.”

30 year old Nibali, Liege runner-up in 2012, knows he and Jakob Fuglsang need to make the race as tough as possible in order to win, and the pair have been on the attack in both Amstel Gold and Fleche, when Fuglsang rode to eight in the latter.

April 25, 2015 (cyclingnews.com)







Photo: A smiling Sammy Sánchez (BMC) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com).
Photo: A smiling Sammy Sánchez (BMC) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com).

Samuel Sanchez will be a key player for the BMC team this Sunday as he looks to deliver Philippe Gilbert to his second victory at Liège Bastogne-Liège. Gilbert’s participation is still under question following a knee injury he sustained at Flèche Wallonne.

Sanchez
has faith in his team leader, however, and believes that he can be a factor in the race if he does take the start.

“Philippe is one of the favorites, he’s won the race before,” Sanchez told Cyclingnews at the team hotel on Friday. “I think he is more or less good, and on Sunday I hope he will be near 100 per cent.

He is the captain and I think he’ll be there in the final. Cycling is a different sport to others and it’s impossible to write down on paper what you think will happen in the race.

It’s a surprise and that’s the beauty of cycling.”

April 25, 2015 (cyclingnews.com)




Photo: Like all of the Monuments or any race worth doing, there’s a ton of teeth gritting going on..
Photo: Like all of the Monuments or any race worth doing, there’s a ton of teeth gritting going on.

His stats for Liege read like this: 1979, 20th: 1981, 11th: 1982, 10th: 1984, 1st: 1985, 4th: 1986, 12th: 1987, 20th; 1988, 5th: 1989, 1st – good enough to tell us a little about La Doyenne?

Yeah, we thought so too: PEZ talked to Sean Kelly about the oldest, and many would say the hardest of the ‘monuments’.

April 25, 2015 (pezcyclingnews.com)






Photo: The 2015 Tour de Yorkshire is being held May 1-3.
Photo: The 2015 Tour de Yorkshire is being held May 1-3.

Friday's (May 1st) Stage 1 starts at -- BST (-- U.S. Eastern). Finish at around -- BST (-- U.S. Eastern).

Live video from -- BST (-- U.S. Eastern).

April 25, 2015 (cyclingfans.com)






Photo: The basic inner soles should suit the masses .
Photo: The basic inner soles should suit the masses .

BikeRadar verdict: 3 out of 5 stars. "At first glance these look like Giro’s Prolight SLX shoe, and at under half the price, they’re a solid starter option."

April 25, 2015 (bikeradar.com)





Photo: Brooks unveil J.B. Small Leather Goods Collection.
Photo: Brooks unveils J.B. Small Leather Goods Collection.

Brooks don't just make saddles these days, the company has gradually expanded its range to include things like bar tape, bars and now, they also now make wallets, card and passport holders, glasses cases and other small items designed for travel.

As you would expect, they’re made using the same materials and handcraft process as goes into the Brooks leather saddles.

April 25, 2015 (road.cc)















April 24, 2015





Photo: Fabio Aru (Astana) (Bettini Photo).
Photo: Fabio Aru (Astana) (Bettini Photo).

Fabio Aru is considering legal action against Lotto Soudal rider Greg Henderson after he accused the Astana rider of being caught up in a UCI Biological Passport case.

The Italian, who is set to ride the Giro d’Italia next month, pulled out of the Giro del Trentino citing illness for his non-participation in the four-day Italian stage race.

April 24, 2015 (cyclingnews.com)






Alexander Kristoff has a lot to celebrate after signing a new deal with Katusha. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com.
Alexander Kristoff has a lot to celebrate after signing a new deal with Katusha. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com.

Alexander Kristoff and Katusha will continue their relationship past 2015. The winner of the Ronde van Vlaanderen (Tour of Flanders) on April 5 and much more re-signed with the Russian WorldTeam Friday.

Katusha announced the news via a press release. Kristoff has emerged as one of the top sprinters and one-day riders in the peloton.

In addition to Flanders this month, Kristoff won three stages and the overall of the Three Days of De Panne and Scheldeprijs. The results backed up 2014, when the 27-year-old made a significant step forward by winning Milano-Sanremo and two stages in the Tour de France.

“It is unbelievable how the team was going the last months. They all worked so hard for me. The teammates trust me and I trust them,” Kristoff said.

April 24, 2015 (velonews.com)




Photo: Ian Crane (Jamis) and teammate JJ Haedo take one and two tonight in Saint Paul. (Jon Devich).
Photo: Ian Crane (Jamis) and teammate JJ Haedo take one and two tonight in Saint Paul. (Jon Devich).

Ian Crane wasn't able to make it to the Joe Martin Stage Race on Thursday to defend his 2014 overall title, but his Jamis-Hagens Berman team picked up where he left off when Gregory Brenes withstood a Colombian onslaught to win this year's opening time trial and take the race lead.

Following along from his home in the Pacific Northwest, Crane, who continues to recover from a harrowing, life-threatening crash last August at the USA Pro Challenge, experienced conflicting emotions as the results began to pour in over social media.

April 24, 2015 (cyclingnews.com)





Photo: For the first 20 miles, there was a fierce struggle between the bike and I, as I attempted to learn the art of finding gears.
Photo: For the first 20 miles, there was a fierce struggle between the bike and I, as I attempted to learn the art of finding gears.

Nate King has raced professionally around the world but he’d never ridden on classic steel, strapped on some toeclips and got those downtube shifters moving on a machine from the past.

Eroica California was the perfect place to do it and it’s where Nate rediscovered just how beautiful riding can be.

April 24, 2015 (pezcyclingnews.com)





Photo: A Focus bike with SRAM gears on stage two of the 2015 Tour Down Under .
Photo: A Focus bike with SRAM gears on stage two of the 2015 Tour Down Under

When we received an invitation to a SRAM product launch in California a few weeks ago, we thought the day had finally arrived that the new SRAM wireless groupset, possibly the worst kept secret in cycling, was finally going to be unveiled to the public.

Instead SRAM announced its new single ring 1x Road groupset which, although quite possibly a game-changer in the long term, was not what much of the cycling world had been waiting for.

Despite having already chalked up victory courtesy of Domenico Pozzovivo at the Giro del Trentino, SRAM still isn’t giving an exact date for the unveiling of the groupset, although UCI regualtions state that prototype equipment used in races, as SRAM Wireless was at the Tour Down Under in January, must be available on the market within nine months.

April 24, 2015 (cyclingweekly.co.uk)






April 24, 2015 (podiumcafe.com)






April 24, 2015 (bikeradar.com)






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