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Tour of Guangxi: Wellens into red after stage 4 win.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Tim Wellens celebrates his victory (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."A well timed and executed attack from Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal) inside the final few hundred meters of stage 4 at the Tour of Guangxi landed the Belgian the win and the overall lead. Bauke Mollema (Trek Segafredo) trailed home on the same time, with BMC’s Nico Roche third at four seconds." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 22, 2017







Season best ride by Nicolas Roche lifts him onto China podium.

Thumbnail Credit (stickybottle.com): reland’s Nicolas Roche lets rip with a strong attack on the final climb in China; the field splitting and Roche dishing it out on the front.Thumb Overlay."Ireland’s Nicolas Roche has put in a very strong climbing burst at the end of the Tour of Guangxi in China. The BMC Racing man attacked off the front at the WorldTour race and was among a group of the strongest riders who ripped the race apart." (stickybottle.com)

October 22, 2017





Kelderman out of Tour of Guangxi after late crash.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Wilco Kelderman (Team Sunweb) briefly led Richie Porte (BMC) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."The Team Sunweb GC rider was positioning for the summit finish when he went down in a group that included teammates Albert Timmer and Max Walscheid. Although the two other Sunweb riders were able to continue, Kelderman was not able to go on." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 22, 2017






Jan Bakelants looks back on nightmare day of Il Lombardia.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingpub.com): He thought he had put the vehicle in neutral, but it suddenly moved to the front and rode over my leg. It is crazy that something like that can happen at the WorldTour level. And afterwards, I didn't even get an apology.Thumb Overlay."I immediately realized that it was serious. I felt I could not sit upright but I could still move my legs and that gave me a comforting feeling. I was very well mentally but I realized that what other people were doing was unorthodox. I understand that these were not the easiest conditions to work in but they were not gentle." (cyclingpub.com)

October 22, 2017





Mollema to return to Tour de France focus in 2018.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Bauke Mollema finishes in second place (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."A general classification winner in January at the Vuelta a San Juan, Bauke Mollema is in contention for the Tour of Gaungxi title in late October. Between the opening and ending races of his season, the Trek Segafredo rider won a stage of the Tour de France, finished third at Clásica Ciclista San Sebastián, and was seventh overall at the Giro d'Italia." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 22, 2017





Roads to Ride: Plateau de Glières.

Thumbnail Credit (inrng.com): The Feel: a gentle start, you cross the river and ride alongside the riverbank, your last chance to eat and drink. The warning signs appear, one says chaines obligatoires.Thumb Overlay."New for the 2018 Tour de France, the Plateau de Glières will feature during Stage 10. The gravel road at the top is novel and the climb to get there is tough too. Halfway between Entremont and Le Petit Bornand on the D12 in the Haute Savoie départment is the turning with a bridge over the river Borne. It is signposted. The climb is 6.2km at 11.2% at the gravel road beyond is 1.8km long." (inrng.com)

October 22, 2017





Pro cyclist Conor Dunne and Stacey Kelly in Nicaragua.

Thumbnail Credit (stickybottle.com): Stacey Kelly looks under pressure and making a mental note never to go climbing volcanoes with Conor Dunne again when he’s still holding his Grand Tour form"Irish pro cyclist Conor Dunne is definitely one of the wittiest pro cyclists on social media, and this time it’s girlfriend Stacey Kelly whose been on the receiving end." (stickybottle.com)

October 22, 2017






2017 Tour of Guangxi LIVE stream.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingfans.com): 2017 Tour of Guangxi LIVEThumb Overlay."October 19-24, China.

Stage 5 starts at 10:40am local  (10:40pm U.S. Eastern) (4:40am CET).

Stage finish around 4:08pm local  (04:08am U.S. Eastern) (10:08am CET).

LIVE video from -- local  (-- U.S. Eastern) (-- CET)."
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October 22, 2017






Tour of Guangxi: Gaviria completes hat-trick.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): The sprint for the stage 3 win in Nanning (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."With victory on stage 3 of the Tour of Guangxi, Fernando Gaviria (Quick Step Floors) has won every stage so far, and has secured at least half of the stage wins on offer at the end of season WorldTour race. The Colombian was again imperious, dispatching Max Walscheid (Sunweb) and Magnus Cort (Orica Scott) in the long straight sprint for the line." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 21, 2017







Pinotti leading BMC challenge at Tour of Guangxi.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (BMC Racing Team): Sports Science Division trainer Marco Pinotti works with the riders on daily training plans, recovery and puts them through a battery of pre-season tests. (BMC Racing Team)Thumb Overlay."Three seasons after his final WorldTour race as a professional at the Tour of Beijing, Marco Pinotti is back in China for the inaugural Tour of Guangxi, calling the shots for BMC Racing in the team car. Taking on greater sports director responsibilities in 2017, the Italian is aiming to finish BMC's season on a high at the final WorldTour race of the season." (cyclingnews.com) (BMC Racing Team)

October 21, 2017





Kerry Werner, Arley Kemmerer Tops at DCCX Day 1.

Thumbnail Credit (cxmagazine.com): Cross Team News: Fearless Femme Racing, Boulder Cycle Sport ...Thumb Overlay."On Day 1 of the 2017 DCCX UCI cyclocross weekend, Kerry Werner (Kona) repeated his 2016 success, while Arley Kemmerer (Fearless Femme) took her first UCI win of the season." (cxmagazine.com)

October 21, 2017





Rigoberto Uran: In around six years I will retire from cycling.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingpub.com): Photo of Rigoberto Uran by Cannondale-DrapacThumb Overlay."Rigoberto Uran is having a holiday in his home country Colombia, where he has talked about the near future projects and the day he will stop as a professional cyclist." (cyclingpub.com)

October 21, 2017






Lucy Kennedy moves to Orica Scott.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingpub.com) (Twitter): Report: Lucy Kennedy Wins Battle Recharge Stage 3Thumb Overlay."Orica Scott has confirmed the signing of 29-year-old Lucy Kennedy. The Australian rider makes the move from High5 Dream Team." (cyclingpub.com) (Twitter)

October 21, 2017





Seán Lacey talks hunger, mental strength, support and the highs.

Thumbnail Credit (stickybottle.com) (Photo: Caroline Kerley): Winning never happens by accident; certainly not in cycling. But listening to Seán Lacey mull the ingredients that goes into his prolific cycling career is a lesson in common sense for any rider (Photo: Caroline Kerley)Thumb Overlay."A top bike rider on the home scene and a man who pulled on an Irish jersey probably more times than he can remember, Seán Lacey was one of the bigger winners again on the home scene this year. A married father of two and mathematics lecturer at Cork Institute of Technology, Lacey won the National Road Series this year.

Now aged 35 years, he’s not exactly the granddaddy of the Irish scene."
(stickybottle.com) (Photo: Caroline Kerley)


October 21, 2017






Gaviria doubles up with Tour of Guangxi stage 2 win.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): A muted celebration from Fernando Gaviria after he was pushed hard by Max Walscheid (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."A day after his dominant stage one win at the Tour of Guangxi, Fernando Gaviria again sprinted to victory at the final WorldTour race of the career. The Quick Step Floors rider also extended his overall race lead and also leads the points, young rider classifications." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 20, 2017





Koksijde Weekend: Duinencross is Here!.

Thumbnail Credit (podiumcafe.com): Patrick VerhoestThumb Overlay."One of the few races on the cyclocross calendar which needs no introduction is coming on Sunday, the Vlaamse Duinencross, a/k/a the Mother of All Crosses, a/k/a the best thing to happen to Belgium since God created cobblestones, arrives." (podiumcafe.com)

October 20, 2017






Nicolas Roche attacks for useful time gain at Tour of Guangxi.

Thumbnail Credit (stickybottle.com): Irish rider Nicolas Roche has gone on the attack and in a clever move gained a little bit of time. He is now hopeful of making gains on stage 4 on the finish climb. Above, Gaviria wins stage 2 today in a bunch sprint.Thumb Overlay."Today’s stage of the Tour of Guangxi may have come down to a bunch sprint but it didn’t stop Nicolas Roche throwing himself into the action." (stickybottle.com)

October 20, 2017





Lotto Soudal doctor: Stig Broeckx is doing well.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingpub.com): Photo of Stig Broeckx (cropped) by Lotto-Soudal.Thumb Overlay."Broeckx, 26 years old at the time he was hit by two motorbikes during the penultimate stage of the 2016 Baloise Belgium Tour suffered serious injuries to the head. The crash took place on May 28 and the rider awoke from his coma in December." (cyclingpub.com)

October 20, 2017





‘It’s difficult to think of myself as a pro’: Sky’s Beñat Intxausti reflects on his long battle with illness.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Graham Watson): Benat Intxausti on stage one of the 2016 Tour of Poland. Photo: Graham Watson Thumb Overlay."Team Sky‘s Beñat Intxausti, who ended his 2017 season on Friday with only three race days, says that he has thought about quitting cycling during his battle with illness." (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Graham Watson)


October 20, 2017





Mosaic's Exquisite GT-1 Is All the Bike We Want.

Thumbnail Credit (bicycling.com) Joe Lindsey: The GT1 from Boulder-based Mosaic Cycles is a gorgeous, versatile machine that’s capable of almost any ride. Thumb Overlay."There is a romance to metal frames that technology cannot kill. That is the only way that I can explain the allure of a Mosaic GT-1, or a Pegoretti Responsorium, or a Baum Corretto, or an Officina Battaglin Power+. To be clear: this is not true of all metal frames. But it is true of some." (bicycling.com) Joe Lindsey


October 20, 2017




Marco Canola wins Japan Cup road race.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Marco Canola wins the Japan Cup (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Marco Canola (Nippo Vini Fantini) became the first rider to win both the criterium and the road race at the Japan Cup, sprinting to victory in the main event on Sunday after announcing himself as a favorite on the Saturday. " (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 22, 2017





California fires cool, but Stetina remains concerned.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Peter Stetina, a resident of California, has been affected emotionally by the wildfires. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com (File).Thumb Overlay."Peter Stetina (Trek Segafredo) helps his teammates in the Tour of Guangxi this week in South China, but his thoughts remain with those suffering at home in the California fires." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 22, 2017





Vuelta a Espana 2018 to start with individual time trial.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport): Chris Froome hoists a trophy signifying his Tour de France - Vuelta A Espana double (Getty Images Sport)Thumb Overlay."Next year’s edition of the Vuelta a España, which begins in the southern city of Málaga, is widely expected to break with a nine year tradition and begin with an individual time trial." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

October 22, 2017





John Pierce, the photographer who has covered 50 Tours de France.

Thumbnail Credit (rouleur.cc) Photographs: John Pierce/PhotoSport International: Greg LeMond, minutes before making history in his 1989 Tour-concluding time-trialThumb Overlay."We all love Tour de France statistics: longest, fastest, highest, most stage wins, most appearances - currently a three way tie between Jens Voigt, George Hincapie and Stuart O'Grady, all on 17. As for who has worked on the highest number of Tours, Cyrille Guimard, first as a rider then DS then journalist, is a likely candidate. But you’d be hard pressed to find a photographer with 50 editions of the race under their belt." (rouleur.cc) Photographs: John Pierce/PhotoSport International

October 22, 2017





16 of the best high performance helmets that combine light weight, aerodynamics and comfort.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc): Spending up on a lid gets you more comfort and better ventilationThumb Overlay."What do you get if you pay $130 or more for a helmet? As this selection of high-performance lids shows, you get a hard to achieve combination of low weight, ventilation, comfort and, in the latest models, aerodynamics.

If you want the latest aerodynamic designs, then you’ll have to pay a bit more."
(road.cc)

October 22, 2017





2017 UEC Track Cycling European Championships LIVE.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingfans.com): Track Cycling European Championships Live CoverageThumb Overlay."The 2017 UEC European Track Championships are being held October 19-22 in Berlin, Germany. Live television coverage is expected on TV2 Sport Denmark and via British, French and Dutch Eurosport. So there should be live streams.

Sunday's Day 5 live video from 6:30pm CET (12:30am U.S. Eastern)."
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October 20, 2017






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Teklehaimanot looking for new team in final race of the season.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Daniel Teklehaimanot (Dimension Data) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Daniel Teklehaimanot, the first Eritrean to race the Tour de France, will bring down the curtain on his Dimension Data career when the Tour of Guangxi concludes Wednesday. "It is my last race with the team. I am looking for other teams. It is October now. It is difficult to organize the situation." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 21, 2017





Mining for talent: How the Junior Tour of Wales uncovers the next generation of stars.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Andy Jones): Tom Pidcock won the 2017 Junior Tour of Wales before winning the junior time trial world title (Andy Jones) Credit: Andy Jones Thumb Overlay."Johan Vansummeren is enthused, excited to be talking about a topic dear to his heart. His memories are vivid, and they are only good ones. “It was the best time of our lives, probably. Everything was basic, but for us it was real, a proper cycling experience,” the Belgian ex-pro remembers." (cyclingweekly.com) (Andy Jones)

October 21, 2017





Sneak Preview of Full Giro Route?

Thumbnail Credit (podiumcafe.com) Photo: Bryn Lennon: Photo by Bryn Lennon - Velo/Getty ImagesThumb Overlay."Yesterday La Flamme Rouge posted what it believes are the full list of stages for the 2018 Giro d’Italia. The official presentation takes place next month, and I’m sure there are lots of loose ends to deal with, including apparently the City of Rome not having made up its mind yet about hosting the final stage. Never change, Italy." (podiumcafe.com) Photo: Bryn Lennon

October 21, 2017





Drama in Berlin as Xeno Young (17) disqualified from elite Euro Champs.

Thumbnail Credit (stickybottle.com): Ireland’s Xeno Young has shown his show the depths of his class at the junior Europeans and Worlds already this year. He looked very strong at elite level in Berlin before disaster struck.Thumb Overlay."Having taken silver in the junior pursuit at the European Championships and World Championships already this year, Xeno Young’s elite baptism has more difficult. Young (17) clocked a very strong time in qualifying at the elite European Championships this afternoon." (stickybottle.com)

October 21, 2017





Fans to choose WaowDeals team kit from Vos' new clothing label.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Twitter): What will our jersey look like next season? You decide! Vote here and win one of the three jerseys. #LaVos 👉 http://bit.ly/2hS1Wtm Thumb Overlay."Vos launched her first collection at the EuroCycling XP trade fair in Holland on Friday, and used the occasion to announce that she and her WaowDeals teammates will be wearing the label in 2018." (cyclingnews.com) (Twitter)

October 21, 2017





Stetina riding with California wildfires on his mind at Tour of Guangxi.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo): Peter Stetina (Trek-Segafredo) (Bettini Photo)Thumb Overlay."With his home county of Sonoma decimated by the recent Californian fires, cycling understandably isn't Peter Stetina's major priority at the moment. The consummate professional would rather be at home helping his community deal with the repercussions but is half a world away in China for the inaugural Tour of Guangxi." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

October 20, 2017






Bardiani CSF rider blames positive doping test on his mother's medicine.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Twitter): Michael Bresciani (Bardiani-CSF) (Twitter)Thumb Overlay."The Bardiani CSF team has been caught up in a new anti-doping case after it emerged a rider from the Italian Professional Continental outfit has failed an anti-doping test for the diuretic furosemide, which can be used as a masking agent for other products." (cyclingnews.com) (Twitter)

October 20, 2017





Nicolas Roche says UCI plans to reduce team sizes make no sense.

Thumbnail Credit (stickybottle.com) (Photo: Caroline Kerley): Nicolas Roche reflects on his move to BMC Racing, his continuing long season, the UCI’s plans to reform team sizes and his chances in China in the next few days (Photo: Caroline Kerley)Thumb Overlay."It’s a very long season and every team has trouble finding riders to ride these last races in October.

At the same time we are talking about reducing team sizes and rider numbers which doesn’t make much sense.

But unfortunately us riders have no control over that."
(stickybottle.com) (Photo: Caroline Kerley)

October 20, 2017





Astana left without a top GC captain; Vinokourov disappointed to see Aru go.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Fabio Aru will be swapping out the light blue of Astana for the white, red and black of UAE Team Emirates. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."The Italian star left the team where he made his pro debut in 2012, and penned a three-year deal to join UAE Emirates. In what appeared to be an open secret was a bit of a shock, at least according to Vinokourov." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 20, 2017






Richard Freeman resigns from British Cycling.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport): Dr. Richard Freeman ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics (Getty Images)Thumb Overlay."The former federation doctor has been at the center of British Cycling controversies surrounding the 'mystery package' delivered to Bradley Wiggins at the 2011 Criterium du Dauphine and with the riders' use of corticosteroids and pain killers during his tenure." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

October 20, 2017





Laser battle: Blaze claims New Beacon Helmet infringes copyrighted design of their Laserlight innovation.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc): beacon helmet.png Thumb Overlay."Beacon Helmet, a Kickstarter project, is being accused of copyright infringement by Blaze because they claim the laser image of a bike that projects out of the front of the helmet is Blaze’s own patented innovation, appearing on their Laserlight front bike light." (road.cc)

October 20, 2017





Adidas Zonyk Aero Pro glasses review.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (David Caudery): Adidas's Zonyk Aero Pro riding sunnies (David Caudery / Immediate Media)Thumb Overlay."Like Adidas's popular Evil Eye Halfrim, the polycarbonate lens, here a single piece, is easily removable. Although, with the superb photochromic model, it's questionable whether you'd need to, other than to clean the lens' center where the nosepiece meets the top of the frame. This area can become grimy over time." (cyclingnews.com) (David Caudery)

October 20, 2017









Daily Distractions.

Thumbnail Credit : The Daily Distractions photo galleryThumb Overlay.
(facebook.com) (Photo: Vanity Cycling)

October 22, 2017














October 22, 2017







Cyclocross World Cup: Van der Poel triumphant in Koksijde.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Mathieu van der Poel on the Zonhoven podium (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Lars van der Haar second, Wout van Aert third." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)


October 22, 2017







Cyclocross World Cup: Kaptheijns conquers the Koksijde sand.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Bert Geerts): Maud Kaptheijns (Bert Geerts/dcp-bertgeerts@xs4all.nl)Thumb Overlay."In-form Maud Kaptheijns (Creland Charles) captured her first ever UCI Cyclocross World Cup win in the dunes of Koksijde, Belgium,on Sunday afternoon." (cyclingnews.com) (Bert Geerts)

October 22, 2017






Pidcock wins U23 title at Koksijde World Cup.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Tom Pidcock on his own (Tim de Waele)Thumb Overlay."Toupalík second, Iserbyt third." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)



October 22, 2017





2017’s first-time Grand Tour stage winners.

Thumbnail Credit (rouleur.cc) Photographs: ASO / Offside / L'Equipe: Photographs: ASO / Offside / L'EquipeThumb Overlay."Whatever previous results they may have, to take a first individual stage win in a Grand Tour is something of a rite of passage for a professional cyclist. Even if you’ve won a handful of week-long stages, a classic or shown promise on GC, it will be a career defining moment." (rouleur.cc) Photographs: ASO / Offside / L'Equipe

October 22, 2017





New startup gBike combines golf and cycling.

Thumbnail Credit: No longer a good walk spoiledThumb Overlay."They say golf is the new cycling, but what if you wanted to combine the two?

A new startup aims to get golfers round the course faster by getting them on two electrically powered wheels."

October 22, 2017






2017 Superprestige Cyclocross World Cup at Koksijde LIVE - CX LIVE stream.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingfans.com) Mario Vanacker: 2016 World Champion Thalita De Jong competes in the 2017 Kasteelcross Cyclocross at Zonnebeke, BelgiumThumb Overlay."The 2017 World Cup at Koksijde, Belgium is Sunday, October 22.

Elite Women at 13:30 CET, 7:30am ET (Superprestige Ladies Trophy).

Elite Men at 15:00 CET, 9:00am ET.

Live streaming video: 1:30pm CET (7:30am U.S. Eastern)."
(cyclingfans.com) Mario Vanacker

October 22, 2017













October 21, 2017







Boom: Superprestige hat-trick for Kaptheijns.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Maud Kaptheijns had her worst result of the season thus far with 10th at the world cup in Waterloo, Wisconsin. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."Maud Kaptheijns (Crelan Charles) continued her run of fine form in Boom, Belgium on Saturday by winning the Niels Albert CX, the third round of the premier Telenet Superprestige series in a sprint against world champion Sanne Cant (Beobank Corendon)." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 21, 2017






Boom: Van Aert finally victorious.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Wout van Aert (Crelan-Charles) was victorious for the first time in a Telenet Superprestige race this season and his second victory overall. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."World champion Wout van Aert (Crelan Charles) has finally come into winning form, as he soloed to victory on Saturday at the Niels Albert CX in Boom, Belgium. Laurens Sweeck (ERA Circus) finished second with Lars van der Haar (Telenet Fidea) rounding out the podium." (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 21, 2017





Tour de France return in the cards for Lars Boom.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo): Lars Boom (Belkin) rode clear on the final sector of cobbles (Bettini Photo)Thumb Overlay."Stage four of the 2014 Tour de France was an instant classic, with Vincenzo Nibali putting on a masterclass over the cobbles while wearing the yellow jersey, as Chris Froome crashed out of the race and Alberto Contador lost precious time. While the general classification battle was absorbing in all its drama, at the head of the race, Lars Boom was out in one of his best days on the road bike to claim the stage win." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

October 21, 2017





11 things we've learned this week.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc): On the subject of Chris Froome, we think this award on top of his many other achievements is well deserved Thumb Overlay."Here are 11 things we've learned this week on two wheels." (road.cc)


October 21, 2017


















October 20, 2017






Mathieu Riebel dies after collision with ambulance during race.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Instagram): Mathieu Riebel (Instagram)Thumb Overlay."The 20 year old Riebel was helping his Shell Pacific teammate Erwan Brenterch back to the peloton after he had suffered a mechanical problem when the crash occurred on the descent of the Col de la Pirogue. Brenterch broke his leg in the accident." (cyclingnews.com) (Instagram)

October 20, 2017







Slipstream contract extension a relief for Craddock.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com): Lawson Craddock (Cannondale-Drapac) Thumb Overlay."Lawson Craddock will continue for a third year with Slipstream Sports following the announcement of a contract extension for the American. In a contract year, the 25 year old's season was compromised by overtraining for his spring ambitions." (cyclingnews.com)

October 20, 2017





Lappartient: I need to be sure there’s no mechanical doping.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Frenchman David Lappartient in the new UCI president (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."The UCI President has pledged to restore cycling’s credibility in relation to the issue of mechanical doping. Only one elite rider has been caught using a motor since test were first introduced in 2016 but question marks remain over the robustness of the current testing protocol and the UCI’s previous determination to handle the matter." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 20, 2017





UCI President: One-day La Course is ‘not enough’.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingtips.com) (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): New UCI president David Lappartient with 2014 Worlds winner Michał Kwiatkowski on the start line (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."The scaling back of the event to one day again was a move that left women’s cycling advocates disappointed. Since the inception of La Course in 2014, advocates have held out hope that it would be the first step toward the return of a women’s tour through France." (cyclingtips.com) (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

October 20, 2017








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