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Column One
November 22, 2019
Doug Report Cycling Daily





Live: Cyclocross - Ambiancecross Wachtebeke - Saturday 23rd November - Live Video.

(cyclocross.social)"overlay"The big names are expected to take to the start of the second edition of the Ambiancecross in Wachtebeke, Belgium this Saturday. An interesting course and big crowds are expected.

Elite Women - 12:45 UK, 13:45 Europe.

Elite Men - 14:00 UK, 15:00 Europe."
(cyclocross.social)

November 22, 2019





Britain's Anna Kay to defend under-23 series lead at Koksijde Cyclocross World Cup.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Britain's Anna Kay (Experza Pro CX) will attempt to defend her lead in the under-23 women's competition at round 5 of the 2019/20 UCI Cyclocross World Cup in Koksijde, Belgium, this weekend, but has admitted that she needs to be "more aggressive." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

November 22, 2019





Iserbyt and Nash head to Koksijde as Cyclocross World Cup leaders.

(Gettyoverlay"The sandy cyclocross circuit in Koksijde, Belgium, hosts round 5 of the 2019/20 UCI Cyclocross World Cup on Sunday, and marks the mid-way point of the nine-round series, with the elite men's and women's standings led by Pauwel Sauzen Bingoal's Eli Iserbyt and Luna's Katerina Nash, respectively." (Getty Images)

November 22, 2019


Column Two
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Ranking the top 10 sprinters of 2019.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Elia Viviani (Deceuninck Quick Step), Bora Hansgrohe's Sam Bennett, Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal), Pascal Ackermann (Bora Hansgrohe) and Dylan Groenewegen (Jumbo Visma) were the men in question, and they fill out our top-five spots this year." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

November 22, 2019






2020 Herald Sun Tour route to tackle Mount Buller and Falls Creek.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"The route of the 2020 Herald Sun Tour, which gets under way in Nagambie, Victoria, on February 5, will include both Falls Creek and Mount Buller, with the two iconic climbs featuring in the Australian stage race together for the first time." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Con Chronis)

November 22, 2019





Enigma’s titanium gravel Escape, a retro Raleigh BMX, a rucksack of a thousand pockets and yes, a comic.

(bikeradar.com)overlay"The products mentioned in this article are selected and reviewed independently by our journalists. When you buy through links on our site we may earn an affiliate commission, but this never influences our opinion." (bikeradar.com) Matthew Allen

November 22, 2019






Live: UCI Cyclocross World Cup Round 5 - Koksijde, Belgium - Sunday 24th November 2019. Livestream.

(cyclocross.social)"overlay"Koksijde is one of the most iconic CX courses of the season! The sandy dunes provide a unique challenge for the riders!

Junior Men - 9:00 UK, 10:00 Europe.

U23 Men - 10:30 UK, 11:30 Europe.

Elite Women - 12:30 UK, 13:30 Europe.

Elite Men - 14:00 UK, 15:00 Europe."
(cyclocross.social)

November 22, 2019


Column Three
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Matthias Brändle considering future attempt on Hour Record.

(cyclingweekly.com)overlay"Former Hour Record holder Matthias Brändle has said that he may try and beat Victor Campenaerts current record in the future." (cyclingweekly.com) (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images)

November 22, 2019





Hungarian E-powers Factory team project collapses, leaving 50 out of work.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Despite several claims that the registration of the team with the UCI had only been delayed, multiple reports in Italy and a rider involved in the project confirmed to Cyclingnews on Friday that the project was dead and would only exist as an amateur e-bike team in 2020." (cyclingnews.com) (RCS Sport)

November 22, 2019





Sure, pros go running in the off season, but who’s the fastest?

(cyclingweekly.com)overlay"To maintain fitness, and probably because sitting around the house after months of endless cycling is unlikely to come naturally, many riders turn to lacing up a pair of running shoes and heading back outside to brave the winter weather." (cyclingweekly.com) (Getty Images)

November 22, 2019





The stuff they never tell you about bike fits.

(road.cc)overlay"Getting a bike fit is definitely a good idea but here are some bits of the experience that you might not expect." (road.cc) (Mat Brett)

November 22, 2019


Column One
November 21, 2019
Doug Report Cycling Daily





Five top WorldTour neo-pros of 2019.

(cyclingweekly.com)overlay"The 2019 season unveiled several winning stars, who are still only in their first year as a professional. From Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck Quick Step) winning Clásica San Sebastián to Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) taking three stages in the Vuelta a España." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

November 21, 2019





Tour of Fuzhou: Gonov wins stage 5.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"History has been made at the Tour of Fuzhou as a trio of young riders led home the bunch sprint on stage 5. 19-year-old Lev Gonov pipped compatriot Gleb Syritsa and Australia's Blake Quick on the line in Fuqing." (cyclingnews.com) (Image credit: Tour of Fuzhou)

November 21, 2019






Mathieu van der Poel hints at debut Tour de France in 2021.

(cyclingweekly.com)overlay"With the young Dutchman having already taken multiple cyclocross championships as well as the Dutch national road race title and an Amstel Gold win at the age of just 24, great expectation is placed on Van der Poel’s shoulders and much is made of which races he will ride and when." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

November 21, 2019






Van Avermaet to follow changed race program in hope of peaking later for Flanders and Roubaix.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"According to Het Nieuwsblad, Van Avermaet has spent the past six weeks away from his bike, having last raced at the World Championships road race in Yorkshire on September 29." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

November 21, 2019






Van der Breggen and Van den Bos fine-tune time-trial positions at Specialized wind tunnel.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Boels Dolmans' Anna van der Breggen and Jip van den Bos recently traveled to their team's bike, helmet and shoe sponsor Specialized's wind tunnel - their so-called WinTunnel - in Morgan Hill, California, to fine-tune their time-trial positions ahead of the 2020 season." (cyclingnews.com) (Image credit: Specialized)

November 21, 2019





Vuelta a Aragon 2020 cancelled.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"After returning to the UCI calendar in 2018 following a 13-year absence, the Vuelta a Aragon will vanish again in 2020 after failing to secure enough funding for the UCI 2.1-ranked stage race." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

November 21, 2019


Column Two
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Testosterone research found on Freeman's laptop, tribunal told.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Richard Freeman, a former doctor at Team Sky and British Cycling, looked into the relationship between testosterone and endurance exercise, the medical tribunal assessing his fitness to practice heard on Wednesday." (cyclingnews.com) (Image credit: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

November 21, 2019





Iain Treloar: Ten products I loved in 2019.

(cyclingtips.com)overlay
"For the most part, these items aren’t things that wow me on a daily basis; they’re the things that I use regularly that disappear because they function so seamlessly, allowing me to tap into whatever I need from riding in that moment without distracting from it." (cyclingtips.com) Photography by Iain Treloar

November 21, 2019





An Olympic Gold: Valverde’s ‘dream’ ending.

(velonews.com)overlay"39-year-old Valverde insists age is no object as he heads toward season likely to include Tour, Olympics and world championships." (velonews.com) (Getty Images)

November 21, 2019





Christina Birch’s journey from MIT bioengineer to Olympic hopeful.

(velonews.com)overlay"Christina Birch is hoping to qualify for the U.S. track team for the 2020 Olympics. A place in Tokyo would mark another milestone in Birch's impressive professional career." (velonews.com) (Photo: Casey B. Gibson)

November 21, 2019





Viviani back in the saddle and preparing for 2020 with Cofidis.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Elia Viviani will be back in the saddle on Friday as he begins to prepare for his 2020 campaign with new WorldTour team Cofidis, where he'll combine sprinting on the road with preparation for the track at the Tokyo Olympics." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

November 21, 2019





These Are the Top 10 Fitness Trends for 2020.

(bicycling.com)overlay"It’s that time of year again, when the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) polls thousands of health and fitness professionals around the globe to peer into the crystal ball and identify the top fitness trends for the following year." (bicycling.com) Sarinya Pinngam / EyeEmGetty Images

November 21, 2019





World champions skip Hong Kong track World Cup to rest amid civil unrest.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"The reigning Madison world champions Kirsten Wild and Amy Pieters will not travel to Hong Kong for the third round of the UCI Track World Cup this month. The Dutch riders have opted to rest rather than join their national teammates in the embattled territory." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

November 21, 2019





Live: UCI Cyclocross World Cup Round 5 - Koksijde, Belgium - Sunday 24th November 2019. Livestream.

(cyclocross.social)"overlay"Koksijde is one of the most iconic CX courses of the season! The sandy dunes provide a unique challenge for the riders!

Junior Men - 9:00 UK, 10:00 Europe.

U23 Men - 10:30 UK, 11:30 Europe.

Elite Women - 12:30 UK, 13:30 Europe.

Elite Men - 14:00 UK, 15:00 Europe."
(cyclocross.social)

November 21, 2019


Column Three
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Speaking out on doping cost me my career, insists Shane Sutton's former team-mate Darryl Webster.

(telegraph.co.uk)overlay"This 57-year-old was among the most gifted riders of his generation, an outlier talent who could win races over almost any distance, and who should have gone on to impress abroad had only his fiercely outspoken streak and - by his account - resistance to doping not held him back." (telegraph.co.uk) Credit: Dimitris Legakis

November 21, 2019





Steve Cummings: The last of the mavericks.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"How the British rider's unique character and breakaway skills gave him a successful but often conflicting career." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

November 21, 2019





Thomas De Gendt and Tim Wellens delay 2019 post-season adventure ride.

(cyclingweekly.com)overlay"Thomas De Gendt and Tim Wellens have been forced to delay ‘The Breakaway 2’, their post-season adventure ride, after a number of unfortunate incidents befell the Lotto Soudal pair." (cyclingweekly.com) (Justin Setterfield/Getty Images Sport)

November 21, 2019







Team Ineos signs Bernal's old friend Brandon Rivera.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Team Ineos announced the signing of Colombian rider Brandon Rivera on a two-year contract. The 23-year-old joins from Colombian Continental team GW Shimano." (cyclingnews.com) (Image credit: Team Ineos/Pablo Mazuera

November 21, 2019






Hagens Berman Axeon announce two new riders for 2020.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Hagens Berman Axeon has announced its first two new additions for 2020, revealing on social media that the U23 development team has signed 21-year-old Belgian Jens Reynders and 20-year-old Australian Jarrad Drizners." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

November 21, 2019





Interview: Elinor Barker on spending years suffering with endometriosis before getting right diagnosis and 'life-changing' surgery.

(telegraph.co.uk)overlay"Since surgery, I’ve kind of…got a bit of freedom back, I suppose,” the 25-year-old muses seemingly more to herself, perhaps momentarily lost among flashbacks of years suffering with endometriosis." (telegraph.co.uk) (Getty Images)

November 21, 2019





Factory Tour: Inside 3T Cycling, how Torno carbon cranks are handmade in Italy.

(bikerumor.com)overlay"I dropped into 3T Cycling’s small Bergamo factory where every 3T Torno carbon crankset is made by hand, to see how it’s done. And to chat about what they have planned for the extra floor space on their production floor, hint: it’s going to be big, light & carbon…" (bikerumor.com) (Cory Benson)

November 21, 2019


Column One
November 20, 2019
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Five US UCI races for men in 2020, three for women.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"US domestic teams hoping to earn UCI points will have slim pickings domestically in 2020, with the men having just five UCI races on the UCI's America Tour, and the women's UCI options limited to just three." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Jonathan Devich)

November 20, 2019





Tour of Fuzhou: Rory Townsend strikes again on stage 4.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Rory Townsend (Canyon DHB) claimed his second stage win of the 2019 Tour of Fuzhou as he smartly anticipated the reduced bunch sprint 800 meters before the finish line in Lianjiang." (cyclingnews.com) (Image credit: Tour of Fuzhou)

November 20, 2019





Deceuninck Quick Step celebrate 68 victories in 2019.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Deceuninck Quick Step racked up another 68 victories during the 2019 season, cementing their place as the sport's most successful squad after winning the UCI World Team Classification for the second year in a row." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

November 20, 2019





John Degenkolb says he didn’t leave Trek Segafredo because of Tour de France omission.

(cyclingweekly.com)overlay"After three years at Trek, Degenkolb has signed with Lotto Soudal for the 2020 season. What awaits him is not yet known, however, and he says he isn’t thinking about whether he will ride the Tour next year as the Belgian outfit start to make rough plans for the season ahead." (cyclingweekly.com) (Justin Setterfield/Getty Images Sport)

November 20, 2019





Devolder: I had more talent as a stage racer than in Classics.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"As Stijn Devolder prepares to transition from pro cycling to the agriculture business, he gave an 'exit interview' with the Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad, revealing that he thought he had more talent as a stage racer than he did as a Classics rider." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

November 20, 2019





Can Chris Froome ever return to his former level?

(cycling.today)"overlay"It is now five months since the 34-year-old crashed his bike and suffered fractures to his hip, femur, elbow, vertebrae and sternum. He is already back in the saddle but can only cycle at a leisurely pace. He actually started riding again before he was able to walk properly." (cycling.today)

November 20, 2019


Column Two
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Greg LeMond: ‘Egan Bernal, do not work for Chris Froome!’

(velonews.com)overlay"LeMond, who won the Tour de France aged 25, feels that Bernal should 'give no gifts' to Froome on account of his age should a Tour de France leadership battle arise." (velonews.com) (Getty Images)

November 20, 2019






WorldTour team bike guide 2020.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Who's rides what? The framesets, groupsets, wheels and accessories being raced in the men's top tier for 2020." (cyclingnews.com) (Image credit: NDB_Photgraphy)

November 20, 2019





Belgian selectors face difficult choices ahead of Olympic Game.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"The selectors for the Belgian national team face a difficult choice when it comes to picking their riders for next year's Olympic Games, with Deceuninck Quick Step's Remco Evenepoel the only certain name so far on the start sheet for Tokyo next summer." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

November 20, 2019







Eight highlights from Steve Cummings’ career.

(cyclingweekly.com)overlay"The British rider said he felt physically ready to continue his career and was “happy to continue, but also happy to stop” after struggling to find a new team at WorldTour or Pro Continental level, with Dimension Data (soon to be Team NTT) deciding not to renew his contract." (cyclingweekly.com) (Getty Images)

November 20, 2019





Van der Poel, Van Vleuten named Dutch riders of the year.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Mathieu van der Poel ended the five-year reign of Tom Dumoulin, taking out the Gerrit Schulte Trophy for best male Dutch pro cyclist of the year. Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton Scott) claimed the Keetie van Oosten-Hage Trofee in honor of the best female rider of the yea." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

November 20, 2019





The Road to Road Tubeless.

(pezcyclingnews.com)overlay"Thinking of making the jump to tubeless? PEZman Chuck Peña has leapt into the unknown and fitted a set of Pirelli Cinturatos to his Irwin Cycling AON TLR wheelset. Chuck runs through the tire fitting and the potentially disastrous sealant injecting to find the ins-and-outs of going tubeless." (pezcyclingnews.com) (Photo: Chuck Peña)

November 20, 2019


Column Three
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Men’s road transfer season, analyzed: Three good fits, three questionable moves.

(cyclingtips.com)overlay"Now that most of the marquee signings are in the books for this transfer season, it’s a great time to take a closer look at how the big names could fit in with their new squads. A few big deals do stand out as great fits … while others look like head-scratchers." (cyclingtips.com) (Photo: Cor Vos)

November 20, 2019






Team Ineos sign 18-year-old Carlos Rodríguez.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"For the past two years, Rodríguez has ridden for the Kometa development team set up by Alberto Contador. He has won the Spanish junior time trial title two years in a row and this year claimed the Tour de Gironde stage race and Gipuzkoa Klasika one-day race." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

November 20, 2019





Under-23 NTT Continental Team finalizes 2020 roster.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"The 2020 NTT Continental Cycling Team - the under-23 feeder squad for the WorldTour NTT Pro Cycling team - has all but finalized its 2020 line-up of 11 riders, with the winner of the upcoming Zwift Academy competition to take the final spot." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

November 20, 2019





'It's a message of hope' - Malori pens book to help others in adversity.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"A high-speed crash at the Tour de San Luis virtually ended his career and dramatically changed his life. The Italian suffered mentally and physically as he tried to make a comeback and has now written a book that reveals how he fought to rebuild his life." (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

November 20, 2019





Look 795 Blade RS disc review.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay
"The Look 795 Aerolight was introduced in 2015 as the company's flagship aero road bike model. The Aerolight was well-liked by reviewers, but the heavy integration was not a favorite of consumers." (cyclingnews.com) (Image: © Josh Ross)

November 20, 2019


Column One
November 19, 2019
Doug Report Cycling Daily





Tour of Fuzhou: Slik wins stage 3.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Just like a year ago, stage 3 of the Tour of Fuzhou was won by Dutchman Ivar Slik (Monkey Town A bloc), who made the most of a seven-man breakaway in the crosswinds to outclass Russian pursuiter Kirill Sveshnikov." (cyclingnews.com) (Image credit: Tour of Fuzhou)

November 19, 2019





Froome taking nothing for granted in race to return for the 2020 Tour and Olympics.

(velonews.com)overlay"Four-time Tour de France winner using cupping therapy and cryotherapy as he works toward returning to full strength after career-threatening crash in June." (velonews.com) (Getty Images)

November 19, 2019





Degenkolb: Gilbert and I want to take Lotto Soudal to a new level.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"The German makes the move after spending three years at Trek Segafredo, and along with Gilbert, will look to revive the squad's cobbled Classics fortunes." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

November 19, 2019






Fuglsang set to target 2020 Giro d'Italia and work for Lopez at Tour de France.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Astana team leader Jakob Fuglsang says that he expects to target the overall classification at the 2020 Giro d'Italia, and may ride the Tour de France in the service of teammate Miguel Angel Lopez, as he works to be at his best for the Tokyo Olympics." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

November 19, 2019





Book Review: Where There’s a Will.

(inrng.com)"overlay"Emily Chappell's experience of ultra racing reminds me of George Sand’s demand, “Let me escape the deceitful and criminal illusion of happiness! Give me work, tiredness, pain and some enthusiasm." (inrng.com)

November 19, 2019





Elite Zumo Smart Trainer In-Depth Review.

(dcrainmaker.com)"overlay"Some trainers arrive on the scene happy as a clam (though virtually none in 2019). Others take a few weeks to mature. Some take months. The Zumo though – it decided to take its time like an Italian wine." (dcrainmaker.com)

November 19, 2019





Wolf Tooth EnCase Bar Kit One multi-tool review: Tiny size, big on function.

(cyclingtips.com)overlay"Wolf Tooth’s new EnCase Bar Kit One seems to have nearly every major roadside repair need covered, and the whole thing hides away inside the ends of your handlebar." (cyclingtips.com) Photography by James Huang

November 19, 2019


Column Two
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Van der Poel to end cyclocross season at World Championships.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Mathieu van der Poel will end his cyclocross season early, with the World Championships in Dübendorf, Switzerland on February 2 set to be his final race of his 2019-20 campaign." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

November 19, 2019





Harry Tanfield: Katusha Alpecin left me high and dry.

(cyclingnews.com)"overlay"After a debut WorldTour season with Katusha Alpecin that he says "couldn’t have gone much worse", Harry Tanfield finds himself with something of a second chance, as he joins AG2R La Mondiale for the 2020 campaign." (cyclingnews.com)

November 19, 2019





How Remco Evenepoel, Egan Bernal, and other Generation Z riders are changing pro cycling.

(velonews.com)overlay"Cycling's generational shift was on full display in 2019, with Remco Evenepoel, Egan Bernal, and others winning big." (velonews.com) (Getty Images)

November 19, 2019





The best frame pumps for road and gravel: Silca vs Zefal vs Topeak.

(cyclingtips.com)overlay
"Well before mini pumps became available and were the common pick, frame pumps ruled the roost. These were most popular when steel frames were the norm, and the pumps would sit perfectly parallel to the horizontal toptube or along the seat tube." (cyclingtips.com) Photography by Dave Rome

November 19, 2019





'One cycling' AusCycling proposal hangs in the balance.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"The proposal to amalgamate Australia's different cycling disciplines' national bodies has suffered a blow from Cycling Tasmania's announcement on Monday that nine of its 14 member clubs have voted 'no'." (cyclingnews.com) (Image credit: Con Chronis/Cycling Australia)

November 19, 2019





The Best Garmin Charger: Only $9 for a Two-Pack of These Pucks.

(dcrainmaker.com)"overlay"It’s got a nice strong and tight connector, and has a nifty little base to keep the watch all settled. No flopping around or dog-driven breeze will move this thing." (dcrainmaker.com)

November 19, 2019





Specialized add more affordable Creo Comp e-road and Creo Comp Evo e-gravel models.

(road.cc)overlay"If the huge £10,999 price tag of the S-Works Creo launched back in July was beyond your budget, you'll be glad to know these two new models are slightly more affordable at £5,499 each." (road.cc) (Jack Sexty)

November 19, 2019


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Hundreds of mourners gather for funeral of Raymond Poulidor.

(velonews.com)overlay"Christian Prudhomme, Mathieu van der Poel, former Tour de France winners among those that gathered to pay last respects to 'an inter-generational champion'." (velonews.com) (Getty Images)

November 19, 2019






Total Direct Energie re-sign Niccolò Bonifazio, add Geoffrey Soupe and Leonardo Bonifazio for 2020.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Total Direct Energie have announced the extension of sprinter Niccolò Bonifazio's contract, and have also announced the signing of Bonifazio's brother, Leonardo, and Geoffrey Soupe to strengthen the French team's sprint train." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

November 19, 2019





Israel Cycling Academy announce signing of Navarro and Biermans.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Israel Cycling Academy have signed Spanish climber Dani Navarro and Belgian all-rounder Jenthe Biermans for 2020, both of whom join from Katusha Alpecin, the team has announced." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

November 19, 2019





Enrico Gasparotto changes national allegiance from Italy to Switzerland.

(cyclingweekly.com)overlay"The 2005 Italian road race champion has apparently been in conflict with his national cycling federation for a number of years, according to Het Nieusblad, and after gaining Swiss nationality has successfully registered as a Swiss rider with the UCI ahead of the 2020 season." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo by Bas Czerwinski/Getty Images)

November 19, 2019







Back pain forces Daniele Bennati to retire at 39.

(cyclingnews.com)overlay"Italian sprinter and trusted road captain Daniele Bennati has announced his retirement, revealing that back pain caused by a vertebra fracture in April has forced him to end his professional career after 18 seasons in the saddle." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

November 19, 2019





Bradley Wiggins: “I’ve got a masters degree in Sean Yates.”

(rouleur.cc)overlay"As well as all those gold medals and stuff, Wiggins is famous for being something of a collector of cycling memorabilia. What’s more, his relationship with Sean Yates is one of the most important in British cycling history." (rouleur.cc) Photographs: Sean Hardy / Offside

November 19, 2019





Patent Patrol: Lauf's brilliant leaf spring rear suspension.

(bikerumor.com)overlay"Lauf changed the game for short travel front suspension, and if this patent is any indication, they’re about to do the same for short travel rear suspension." (bikerumor.com) (Tyler Benedict)

November 19, 2019






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