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August 21, 2017





Vincenzo Nibali conquers first mountain test, Chris Froome leads GC.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingpub.com): CHRISTOPHER FROOME VINCENZO NIBALI BAHRAIN - MERIDA TEAM SKYThumb Overlay."Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain Merida) has won the third stage of the Vuelta a España. The rider was the fastest in the final sprint against the other race favorites." (cyclingpub.com)

August 21, 2017




Beryl Burton's 12-hour time trial record falls after half a century.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc): Alice Lethbridge 12-hour TT ride (1).jpg Thumb Overlay."Beryl Burton's women's 12-hour time trial record, which when it was set in 1967 was the furthest distance ridden at such an event by any cyclist, male or female, has been beaten after half a century." (road.cc)

August 21, 2017




Tour of Norway bridge controversy: ‘a mere race incident’.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingtips.com.au) (UCI): by Anne-Marije Rook August 22, 2017 Photography by Courtesy of UCIThumb Overlay."An open bridge forced a four person breakaway to stop, and the peloton was quick to catch up with them. Once the bridge lowered and the barriers re-opened, the race restarted but the breakaway was not awarded their advantage." (cyclingtips.com.au) (UCI)

August 21, 2017




Rodriguez predicts serious attacks on Vuelta's first major mountain stage in Andorra.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele): Former Flèche Wallonne winner Joaquím Rodríguez at the start (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."The Vuelta a España's first major incursion into the mountains on Monday is certain to cause fireworks among the GC riders, predicts former multiple Vuelta podium finisher and longstanding Andorra resident Joaquim Rodriguez." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele)

August 21, 2017




Roche 'disgusted' to find out about Sanchez positive.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele): Irishman Nico Roche (BMC) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."It's a sad day for the team and it's sad for the sport. Once again, we're the ones left answering the questions to the media." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele)

August 21, 2017




Vuelta a Espana: Advantage Nibali in Gruissan.

"Nibali was the last man of the ten-rider front group in Gruissan during a chaotic finale to steal five seconds on Esteban Chaves, eight seconds on Chris Froome and Fabio Aru, and 13 seconds over Romain Bardet and Ilnur Zakarin." (cyclingnews.com)

August 21, 2017




Viviani enjoys first one-day WorldTour win at EuroEyes Cyclassics Hamburg.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele): Winner Elia Viviani (Team Sky) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."After his narrow loss at the European road championships, Elia Viviani took revenge in Hamburg as he claimed the biggest one day win of his career at the Cyclassics Hamburg." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele)

August 21, 2017




Transfer Mechanics: Warren Barguil to Team Fortuneo Oscaro.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com): Warren Barguil wins stage 18 at the Tour de France Thumb Overlay."It’s a rare scenario when a professional rider tears up his contract and moves to another team, but in early August that’s exactly what Warren Barguil did: he essentially annulled his deal with Team Sunweb in order to join Fortuneo Oscaro on a three year contract." (cyclingnews.com)

August 21, 2017






Bahrain Merida announce Pernsteiner signing.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Josef Vaishar): Hermann Pernsteiner (Amplatz - BMC) (Josef Vaishar/cycling.photography)Thumb Overlay."Bahrain Merida has confirmed Austrian Hermann Pernsteiner will join the WorldTour team from 2018. Pernsteiner, a mountain biker, joined Continental team Amplatz BMC last year and has remained with the squad this season." (cyclingnews.com) (Josef Vaishar)

August 21, 2017




Elia Viviani on Quick Step move: ‘I didn’t want to have another season like 2017’.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Alexander Koerner) : Elia Viviani of Italy wins the Cyclassics Hamburg race on August 20, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Koerner/Getty Images for CYCLASSICS) Thumb Overlay."Sky was fundamental in my nine wins two years ago and my wins last year, but I did not want to have another year like 2017 where I cannot have the opportunity to reach the goals that I have." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Alexander Koerner)

August 21, 2017




Alejandro Valverde aims for October race return despite doctor’s warnings.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada): Alejandro Valverde wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2017 (Sunada) Credit: Yuzuru Sunada Thumb Overlay."Movistar rider hopes to be back racing in three months time after being warned not to race for the next eight months." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

August 21, 2017




How to train like a professional cyclist.

Thumbnail Credit (roadbikereview.com): Training methods and styles have changed massively in the last few years. Thumb Overlay."The golden rule is consistency. Be structured, have a plan, and apply yourself." (roadbikereview.com)

August 21, 2017




Power2Max NG ECO In-Depth Review.

Thumbnail Credit (dcrainmaker.com): The Eco is essentially Power2Max’s new budget lineup of power metersThumb Overlay."I know, you’re confused. You’re thinking to yourself - didn’t he just review the Power2Max NG last month? And indeed, I did. But this isn’t the Power2Max NG. It’s the Power2Max NG ECO. Well, that’s a different beast." (dcrainmaker.com)

August 21, 2017




Arofly power meter.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc): Verdict:  An affordable power meter, but we didn't find it to deliver useable dataThumb Overlay."The Arofly power meter is lightweight and affordable but we've found that it simply doesn't provide measurements that are consistent enough that it can be considered a useful training tool." (road.cc)

August 21, 2017




Park Tool’s Master Kit has 268 tools, and it’s a thing of beauty.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com): Bet you can't name them allThumb Overlay."The kit contains all the tools that you need to open a shop, be a professional mechanic or become the ultimate home bike fixer. In total, it contains a mind-boggling 268 “shop quality” tools." (cyclingweekly.com)

August 21, 2017




Lazer Magneto M3 glasses.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc): After some time using the magnet system I reverted to the full armsThumb Overlay."Lazer's Magneto M3 is the latest incarnation of its Magneto system which replaces full arms with magnetic sections that attach directly to the helmet straps. It works, and the third magnet on the new design offers more adjustability than previous versions." (road.cc)

August 21, 2017









2017 Vuelta a Espana LIVE stream.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingfans.com): 2017 Vuelta a Espana Stage ProfileThumb Overlay."2017 Vuelta a Espana LIVE August 19-September 10.

Monday's Stage 3 starts at 13:16 CEST (4:16am PST).

Finish at around 17:40 CEST (8:40am PST).

Live video from 13:16 CEST (4:16am PST)."
(cyclingfans.com) (steephill.tv)

August 21, 2017





2017 Tour de l'Avenir LIVE stream.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingfans.com) Pete Geyer: The peloton crosses the rue Voltaire bridge in Vierzon at the start of Stage 1, 2010 Tour de l'Avenir. photo Copyright © 2010 Pete Geyer/www.cyclingfans.comThumb Overlay."2017 Tour de l'Avenir LIVE August 18-27.

Monday's Stage 4 may start at 12:40pm CET (6:40am U.S. Eastern).

Maybe finish at around 3:51pm CET (9:51am U.S. Eastern).

Live video should start from about 2:00pm CET (8:00am U.S. Eastern)."
(cyclingfans.com) Pete Geyer

August 21, 2017




Daily Distractions.

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August 21, 2017

















August 20, 2017







Vuelta a Espana: Lampaert wins stage 2.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele): Yves Lampaert can't contain his joy on the podium (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Yves Lampaert of Quick Step Floors attacked out of a small group to take the stage win and the overall lead in the second stage of the Vuelta a Espana. Teammate Matteo Trentin finished second, in the same time, as did third placed Adam Blythe (Aqua Blue Sports)." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele)

August 20, 2017




Five talking points from stage two of the Vuelta a España 2017.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com): Nibali and Chaves claw back time on FroomeThumb Overlay."Quick Step Floors show their dominance in the wind, as Adam Blythe records his best ever Grand Tour stage result." (cyclingweekly.com)

August 20, 2017






Alberto Contador: Tomorrow the race starts to get difficult.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingpub.com) (ASO): Photo of Alberto Contador by the A.S.O.Thumb Overlay."Alberto Contador (Trek Segafredo) is now at 52 seconds from leader Yves Lampaert (Quick Step Floors) after the second stage of the Vuelta a España, but the objective of the day was to avoid damage." (cyclingpub.com) (ASO)

August 20, 2017





Vos wins Ladies Tour of Norway as Guarnier takes final stage.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele): Marianne Vos finishing stage 1 of the Ladies Tour of Norway (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Guarnier and Van Dijk round out final GC." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele)

August 20, 2017






Elia Viviani conquers EuroEyes Cyclassics.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingpub.com): ELIA VIVIANI TEAM SKY CYCLASSICS HAMBURGThumb Overlay."Team Sky's Elia Viviani has won the EuroEyes Cyclassics. The Italian was the fastest at the finish sprint in Hamburg." (cyclingpub.com)

August 20, 2017




Halvorsen wins stage 3 at Tour de l'Avenir.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele): Kristoffer Halvorsen (Norway) became U23 World Champion in Doha (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Asgreen keeps overall lead in French U23 race." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele)

August 20, 2017




French police arrest one man in security alert at Vuelta host city.

Thumbnail Credit (stickybottle.com): A major police operation began in Vuelta host city Nimes. It has concluded with one arrest and the police denying reports that any shots were fired.Thumb Overlay."Police in Nimes, where the Vuelta is currently starting, have carried out the arrest of a man and then stood down a major security operation tonight. The local police received reports of suspicious activity in the train station and rushed to the scene." (stickybottle.com)

August 20, 2017




Degenkolb using Vuelta a Espana to build for World Championships.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele): John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Blink and you’ll have missed it - or, indeed, them. Sunday's stage 2 could end up being one of the 2017 Vuelta a España's very few bunch sprints this year, although, as John Degenkolb (Trek Segafredo) points out, it might not even happen." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele)

August 20, 2017




Team Sunweb, Barguil surprised by top Vuelta a Espana team time trial result.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com): Warren Barguil on the Tour de France podium after winning stage 18 Thumb Overlay."Warren Barguil (Team Sunweb) has repeatedly insisted that he will not be fighting for the overall classification in the Vuelta a España and has even said pre-race that he might lose time deliberately in order to avoid the GC battle. However, on Saturday, Barguil did just the opposite." (cyclingnews.com)

August 20, 2017






Quick Step sign l'Avenir stage winner.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele): Fabio Jakobsen (Netherlands) at the 2016 Worlds (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Fabio Jakobsen (SEG Racing Academy) timed his stage win at the Tour de l’Avenir perfectly, taking the stage 2 victory in the prestigious U23 race on the same day Quick Step Floors announced they had signed the 20 year old Dutchman to a two year deal." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele)

August 20, 2017




Quick Step logjam: Why the rider market is so active this year.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele): Patrick Lefevere, Team Manager Quick-Step Floors, was in the team car for stage 2. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."The 2017-18 rider transfer market is burning up. Despite the fact there are no major teams closing shop or new ones entering the WorldTour, riders and teams have been swapping riders at a clip unseen in years. What’s been going on? Call it the Quick Step logjam." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele)

August 20, 2017




Chris “JBlood” Jongewaard Has Found a New Home on the ‘Cross Courses of Australia.

Thumbnail Credit (cxmagazine.com) Jeff Curtes: Chris “JBlood” Jongewaard also won Sunday’s mudder at Zombie Park. © Jeff Curtes / Cyclocross MagazineThumb Overlay."After a long mountain bike career, Australian Chris Jongewaard turned to cyclocross to keep feeding his desire to race competitively. Heading into this year’s Australian Cyclocross Nationals, Jongewaard had won two of the three Nationals events he raced, with his only second place finish coming in 2015." (cxmagazine.com) Jeff Curtes

August 20, 2017




Turbo training tips - get the most from your home trainer.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc): Ideally, your trainer should live somewhere you can keep it permanently set up, to reduce the faff of starting a sessionThumb Overlay."You made a New Year resolution to get fit, dusted off the turbo trainer and you’ve done a few sessions. But it’s harder than you expected and you’re struggling to keep it up. Here’s how to make indoor training comfier and more fun." (road.cc)

August 20, 2017




Team Monster Truck Offers Free “Skills and Drills” Clinics in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Thumbnail Credit (cxmagazine.com): Barriers are one of the skills riders can expect to work on at Team Monster Truck’s Skills and Drills clinics. photo: courtesyThumb Overlay."This fall, Cyclocross Magazine is providing free publicity for local teams hosting free cyclocross clinics as our way of saying “thank you” to folks giving back to the sport we love." (cxmagazine.com)

August 20, 2017




Bianchi Aria.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc): Bianchi's Oltres have always done really well in road.cc reviews. The only issue is that the cheapest complete Oltre XR1 is £2,699.99, the Oltre Thumb Overlay."The new Bianchi Aria is an efficient aero road bike that's more accessible than any of the brand's Oltres. It's responsive and direct and handles sharply." (road.cc)

August 20, 2017







August 20, 2017




Daily Distractions.

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(facebook.com) (Photo: Vanity Cycling)

August 20, 2017









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