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2016 Vuelta a Espana LIVE stream.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingfans.com): 2016 Vuelta a Espana Stage ProfileThumb Overlay."Tuesday Is a rest day.

Wednesday's Vuelta a Espana Stage 11 departs  at
12:30 CEST (3:30 AM PST) and is expected at the finish at around 17:40 CEST (8:40 AM PST).

Vuelta live streaming video should get underway at around 15:00 CEST (6:00 AM PST)."
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Vuelta a Espana: Nairo Quintana wins stage 10.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com): Nairo Quintana (Movistar) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Nairo Quintana won stage 10 of the Vuelta a Espana atop Lagos de Covadonga and took back the leader’s red jersey by distancing all of his overall rivals in a show of strength on the 12-kilometer climb to the line.

Quintana attacked his rivals with a clear show of strength and then danced up short final climb after the flat road along the lakeside, catching and dropping Robert Gesink, who had been part of the day’s 16-rider attack."
(cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

August 29, 2016








Five talking points from Vuelta a España stage 10.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.co.uk)Photo: Graham Watson: Chris Froome limited his losses on stage 10 with a measured ride. Photo: Graham WatsonThumb Overlay."We’re used to seeing Chris Froome slide down the bunch on an uphill finish only to surge back up to the front towards the summit, however when he was dropped with a whole 9km left to climb of the Lagos de Covadonga at the end of stage 10 of the Vuelta a España, we feared the worst." (cyclingweekly.co.uk)Photo: Graham Watson

August 29, 2016






Froome has his hands full against fresh rivals at Vuelta.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) Photo: Tim De Waele: Chris Froome lost time in the Vuelta's stage 10 but not that much to winner Nairo Quintana. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."This isn’t the Chris Froome who is blowing everyone out of the water. This isn’t the Team Sky that is railing it over the climbs to leave opponents frustrated and exasperated. This Vuelta a España sees a different version of Froome.

The stubborn and tenacious qualities of his character are coming into play. Outgunned by Movistar, and outclassed by a superior Nairo Quintana, Froome is refusing to buckle. And it’s potentially setting the stage for a wild second half of the Vuelta."
(velonews.com) Photo: Tim De Waele

August 29, 2016





Vuelta: Reijnen puts in hard miles for Trek teammates.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com): Kiel Reijnen likes the Vuelta's difficult route, and the tough grand tour should set him up well for the 2017 season. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."American Kiel Reijnen is putting in the hard miles at the Vuelta a España, his first grand tour, while working for his Trek Segafredo teammates.

This grand tour will likely set up Reijnen for the coming year when the American WorldTour team takes on a new dimension when classics star John Degenkolb and multiple grand tour winner Alberto Contador join it for 2017."
(velonews.com) Photo: Tim De Waele

August 29, 2016





Vuelta a Espana enters new phase in high mountains.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com): Nairo Quintana spent just the one day in the red leader's jersey (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."After a tough opening week in Galicia, there was no respite on the Vuelta a Espana as the race entered the high mountains with back-to-back summit finishes over the weekend.

On Saturday, Sergey Lagutin won from the break atop the Alto de la Camperona, while on Sunday, Carlos De La Cruz triumphed on the Alto del Naranco and took possession of the red jersey of race leader to boot."
(cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

August 29, 2016





De Gendt moves into Vuelta a Espana KOM jersey.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com): Thomas De Gendt moves into the KOM lead for the first time (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Thomas De Gendt enjoyed wearing the KOM jersey on stage 5 of the Vuelta a Espana on loan from Alexandre Geniez, but will wear the blue and white jersey Monday after his efforts on stage 9.

It's the second time in 2016 the Lotto Soudal rider has lead the KOM classification at a grand tour following his efforts at the Tour de France in July."
(cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

August 29, 2016






Vuelta a Espana: de la Cruz wins on the Alto del Naranco.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com): Etixx-QuickStep's David de la Cruz attacks on the final climb at Paris-Nice. (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."David de la Cruz won stage nine of the 2016 Vuelta a España on Sunday to depose Nairo Quintana at the top of the general classification.

Spaniard de la Cruz had attacked from the day’s escape group to claim the victory ahead of Dries Devenyns, and more than make up on his overall time deficit to race leader Quintana. It is de la Cruz’s first victory since turning professional in 2010."
 (cyclingweekly.co.uk) (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

August 28, 2016







Five talking points from stage nine of the Vuelta a España.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.co.uk) Photo: Yuzuru Sunada: David de la Cruz wins stage nine of the Vuelta a España. Photo: Yuzuru SunadaThumb Overlay."Outside of Spain, David de la Cruz is a name known only by the most committed fans of bike racing.

But that will no doubt change as of today, following an exceptional display to win stage nine of the Vuelta a España that comfortably goes down as the best of his career."
(cyclingweekly.co.uk) Photo: Yuzuru Sunada

August 28, 2016






‘Scared’ riders are creating successful escapes in ‘insanely hard’ Vuelta.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.co.uk) Credit: Yuzuru Sunada: Chris Froome on stage nine of the 2016 Vuelta a Espana Credit: Yuzuru Sunada Thumb Overlay."The 2016 Vuelta a España has produced four successful escapes so far in its first week, but riders say that is because the race is “insanely hard” and scaring the classification stars from showing themselves too soon." (cyclingweekly.co.uk) Credit: Yuzuru Sunada

August 28, 2016








Atapuma remains positive despite losing red jersey at Vuelta a Espana.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport): Darwin Atapuma (BMC) lost the red jersey on stage 8 (Getty Images Sport)Thumb Overlay."After taking the Vuelta a Espana’s red jersey in unexpected circumstances earlier this week, Darwin Atapuma has had to cede it to his countryman Nairo Quintana.

The BMC Racing rider, who took hold of the race lead following his second place on stage four, struggled on the brutal summit finish of La Camperona on Saturday."
(cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

August 28, 2016





Second UCI ban for EPO replacement 'oxygen in a pill' drug.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc) Derek Gavey: Pill - image via Flickr user Derek Gavey.jpgThumb Overlay."The UCI has issued only the second ever ban for a positive drug test for EPO-like performance enhancing drug FG-4592.

Chilean cyclist Carlos Oyarzun was given a four-year ban following a positive test for the substance at the Pan American Games last year."
(road.cc) Derek Gavey

August 28, 2016







Vuelta a Espana: Lagutin wins atop Alto de la Camperona.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com): Sergey Lagutin (Katusha) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Sergey Lagutin gave Katusha its first stage win of this year's Vuelta a España, attacking at the top of the Alto de la Camperona to best breakaway companions Axel Domont and Perrig Quemeneur to the line.

Lagutin was incredulous at his victory, at age 35 finally taking a Grand Tour stage win."
(cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

August 27, 2016






Contador: I thought I was going to abandon.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport): Alberto Contador (Tinkoff) put in a strong effort to gain time (Getty Images Sport)Thumb Overlay."Despite his injuries and considerable doubts whether he could continue in the race this morning, Alberto Contador turned in a solid performance on one of the most difficult summit finishes of this year's Vuelta a España.

Contador, 13th on the stage, finally ceded 25 seconds to Quintana."
(cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

August 27, 2016





Vuelta Stage 9: Rearranging the Deck Chairs.

Thumbnail Credit (podiumcafe.com) By Chris Fontecchio: By Chris FontecchioThumb Overlay."The real deal is coming, but there's still time to mess around for one last day.

Heading to Oviedo, the Asturian Capital, with a few climbs, including one to end the day. Probably not a decisive one, and with the huge climbs starting the next day that's just as well."
(podiumcafe.com) By Chris Fontecchio

August 27, 2016





The darker side of cycling: Vuelta a España riders racing for a 2017 contract.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.co.uk) (Sunada) : Larry Warbasse (Sunada) Thumb Overlay."The Vuelta a España races into its second weekend while another race – one for 2017 team contracts – is going on at the same time.

Two teams are closing and leaving the WorldTour at the end of the 2016 season, leaving around 60 riders looking for new jobs."
(cyclingweekly.co.uk) (Sunada)

August 27, 2016





Contador to continue despite crash injuries.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo): Alberto Contador speaks with reporters following his stage 7 crash at the Vuelta. (Bettini Photo)Thumb Overlay."Alberto Contador confirmed this morning that he will continue in the Vuelta a Espana for now, despite the injuries from his bad crash at the end of stage seven.

Talking to journalists at his hotel before he set off to the stage start in Villalpando, the triple Vuelta winner said his major concern was if there had been some tears or a break in the muscles in his lower left leg as a result of the crash."
(cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

August 27, 2016




King hunting for a job, dreaming of a burger.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) Photo: Casey B. Gibson: With a stage win in the Amgen Tour of California this year, Ben King is hoping a strong showing at the Vuelta will help him earn a contract for 2017. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com (File)Thumb Overlay."The Vuelta a España is hard enough as it is. Crashes, mountains, and tired legs make the Spanish grand tour one of the season’s hardest races. Add the pressure of earning a contract, and the Vuelta becomes just that much more intense for riders looking to secure their respective futures.

Cannondale Drapac’s Ben King is still smiling each morning, including Monday ahead of the grueling Lagos de Covadonga, but he would like to already have a contract in his pocket going into 2017. "
(velonews.com) Photo: Casey B. Gibson

August 29, 2016





Peter Stetina: The pros and cons of Tour of California's addition to the WorldTour.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport): Peter Stetina puts in one final attack on his way to second place during the queen stage of the 2016 Tour of California. (Getty Images Sport)Thumb Overlay."I’ve been asked to share my thoughts on the Amgen Tour of California gaining entry to the WorldTour calendar in 2017.

As a Californian, and a WorldTour rider on a US-registered team, this race is annually the highlight of my race season, more so than the Tour de France."
(cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

August 29, 2016





Sagan remains top of WorldTour standings after GP Ouest France Plouay.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com): Road world champion Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."World Champion Peter Sagan retains his position atop the individual WorldTour standings following the French WorldTour GP Ouest France Plouay race won by IAM Cycling's Oliver Naesen.

There was no change to the top 12 riders with Alexander Kristoff improving from 19th to 13th after his third place in Brittany."
(cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

August 29, 2016





’Cross Team News: Fearless Femme Racing, Boulder Cycle Sport / YogaGlo Release Rosters.

Thumbnail Credit (cxmagazine.com): Arley Kemmerer will headline the new Fearless Femme Racing cyclocross team. photo: Kemmerer in the lead on the way to the first limestone stairs at 2015 Austin Nationals. © Cyclocross MagazineThumb Overlay."Philadelphia based Fearless Femme Racing and Colorado based Boulder Cycle Sport/YogaGlo have released their 2016/2017 cyclocross rosters, and both teams look to be a major force at UCI cyclocross races this fall with star cyclocross racers including Arley Kemmerer, Allen Krughoff, Yannick Eckmann, and Amanda Miller." (cxmagazine.com)

August 29, 2016





5 ways to improve your cycling endurance.

Thumbnail Credit (bikeradar.com): Fuelling well and maintaining consistency will help you push your endurance limits (Jon Sparks / Immediate Media)Thumb Overlay."Knowing you're able to ride as long as your route, riding mates or imagination requires is a very powerful feeling.

Conversely, feeling dread about passing the one-hour, two-hour or three-hour point will limit your training and fitness gains, and ultimately your enjoyment."
(bikeradar.com)

August 29, 2016






Giro Factor Techlace shoe combines laces with Boa dial.

Thumbnail Credit (roadbikereview.com): The shoes combine the micro-adjustability of a Boa dial with the convenience of a strap and the seven points of contact offered by laces.Thumb Overlay."Giro is aiming for the best of all worlds with its new Factor Techlace road shoe.

This high end $350 lightweight number utilizes a single Boa dial at the top of the instep along with a pair of Techlaces over the forefoot.

This new patent-pending closure system combines replaceable laces that are attached to Velcro straps. The shoes will be available starting in October."
(roadbikereview.com)

August 29, 2016





Tech of the Week: New bike top picks, new hoops and an $1500 Garmin.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.co.uk) Paul Norman: Here's our round up of Cycling Weekly's hotest tech content from the last weekThumb Overlay."Over the last week, we’ve been getting excited about new bikes, with a video look at our five sexiest disc brake bikes of 2017.

We’ve got another five which we like the look of. If you’re not looking to spend so much, we’ve also got our pick of road bikes under £750 and advice on what to look out for in a bike at this price."
(cyclingweekly.co.uk) Paul Norman

August 29, 2016





How to overhaul your freehub.

Thumbnail Credit (bikeradar.com): Mechanical advantage is your friend (Dave Caudery)Thumb Overlay."At the hands of an over enthusiastic jet wash or GT85 user, it's remarkably easy to kill your freehub in no time at all.

Once water and dirt find their way into the internals of your freehub and strip any lubrication away, your bike will begin to sound like an old, rusty lift."
(bikeradar.com)

August 29, 2016






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Naesen wins GP Ouest France Plouay.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com): Breakaway rider Oliver Naesen (Bel) IAM Cycling gets the combative award (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."IAM Cycling may be shutting its doors at the end of the season, but that hasn’t stopped the team from putting on a show out on the road these past few weeks.

25-year-old Oliver Naesen nabbed the team’s third WorldTour win in a month at Sunday’s Bretagne Classic Ouest France in Plouay."  (velonews.com) (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

August 28, 2016





Bouhanni: I'm not trying to be a bad boy.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (ASO): Nacer Bouhanni boxed on to win stage 1 (ASO)Thumb Overlay."Frenchman Nacer Bouhanni shrugged off any suggestion that he is the 'bad boy' of cycling, telling Le Télégramme before the GP Ouest France Plouay Bretagne that he is not trying to cultivate that image.

Bouhanni has twice had a victory relegated for irregular sprinting this year, first in Paris Nice and again in the EuroEyes Cyclassics in Hamburg last weekend. This latest declassification stung."
(cyclingnews.com) (ASO)

August 28, 2016





Peter Sagan abandons first road race after Olympics with illness.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.co.uk) (Sunada) : Peter Sagan, 2016 Tour de France (Sunada) Thumb Overlay."World champion Peter Sagan was forced to drop out of the Bretagne Classic Ouest France on Sunday after suffering from an illness.

Sagan started the late season one-day WorldTour race in Brittany in north-west France, but withdrew soon after. The Tinkoff team tweeted that Sagan had been feeling unwell, possibly due to a ‘viral infection’."
(cyclingweekly.co.uk) (Sunada)

August 28, 2016





Gesink on slow but steady path to recovery in Vuelta a Espana.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com): Robert Gesink gets into the team car with his race over (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Following his bad crash in the Tour de Suisse that wrecked the middle third of his season, Robert Gesink (LottoNL Jumbo) says he is "just happy to be racing" in the Vuelta a España.

That deceptively low-key goal hides a dramatic back story. The 30-year-old crashed out on stage 2 of the Tour de Suisse, suffering a severe concussion."
(cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

August 28, 2016





Ryan Trebon on Retirement.

Thumbnail Credit (cxmagazine.com): Ryan Trebon with his sights set on his next stage of life. photo: Chasing Thijs Al in China. © Cyclocross MagazineThumb Overlay."Earlier this week, long-time cyclocross pro Ryan Trebon officially announced his retirement with a Tweet. It was a sad day for U.S. cyclocross fans, but a bitter sweet day for the tall, Oregon based racer who had been struggling with injuries." (cxmagazine.com)

August 28, 2016







Powless claims final Tour de l'Avenir stage.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport): Neilson Powless kept the best young rider jersey with tenth place (Getty Images Sport)Thumb Overlay."Frenchman David Gaudu has won the overall classification at the Tour de l'Avenir while the American Neilson Powless won the final stage.

Gaudu joins the likes of Nairo Quintana, Esteban Chaves, Warren Barguil, Bauke Mollema, Miguel Indurain and Laurent Fignon as winners of the race.

We can expect great things from him in the future."
(cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

August 27, 2016










Commentary: Three years after his Vuelta win, Chris Horner is still racing. But why?

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingtips.com.au) Photography by Cor Vos: Photography by Cor VosThumb Overlay."With the Vuelta a España underway, it’s worth remembering that just three years ago, American Chris Horner became the first American to win the race, at age 41 - the oldest Grand Tour champion in history.

Since then, Horner’s career has been in sharp decline; he hasn’t won a stage race since that day in Madrid."
(cyclingtips.com.au) Photography by Cor Vos

August 26, 2016











Why are my lady bits hurting after cycling?

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingtips.com.au) Photography by Gruber and Cor Vos: by Sheyleigh Walsh August 26, 2016 Photography by Gruber and Cor VosThumb Overlay."Who doesn’t love the banter at the post-ride park-up? Talk of the ride, other adventures, equipment and then there are those tidbits that usually fall under the class of TMI (too much information).

Something I love about the ladies I ride with, is there is never such a thing as TMI. So true to form over my delicious almond chai on the weekend, the talk turned to sore lady-bits, to be specific saddle sores – that unwanted guest you never want to visit."
(cyclingtips.com.au) Photography by Gruber and Cor Vos

August 26, 2016






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August 29, 2016

















August 29, 2016





Americans Abroad: Guarnier locks up WorldTour title.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) Photo: Casey B. Gibson: After GP de Plouay-Bretagne, Megan Guarnier will keep the Women's WorldTour leader's jersey for good. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com (File).Thumb Overlay."With only one race remaining on the Women’s WorldTour calendar, the Madrid Challenge, American Megan Guarnier has sewn up the overall title in the inaugural season of the WWT.

She sprinted to fifth place Saturday in the GP de Plouay Bretagne behind surprise winner Eugenia Bujak."
(velonews.com) Photo: Casey B. Gibson

August 29, 2016





China set to enter the WorldTour, but what’s the plan?

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingtips.com.au) Photography by TJ Sport: by Cam Whiting August 29, 2016 Photography by TJ SportThumb Overlay."Late last week a Chinese-led consortium held a press conference in Beijing to announce “The First UCI WorldTeam of China”.

The announcement generated significant interest within China and beyond, but actual details about the project are scarce.

So will China actually get its first WorldTour team? How significant would that be? And what might the future look like for the setup?"
(cyclingtips.com.au) Photography by TJ Sport

August 29, 2016





Costa and Ulissi ink two-year deals with new Chinese WorldTour project.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingtips.com.au) Photography by Cor Vos: by Shane Stokes August 30, 2016 Photography by Cor VosThumb Overlay."Following the confirmation that the current Lampre Merida team will transfer into one with new Chinese backers in the future, the first two signings have been confirmed by the latter outfit.

The 2013 world road race champion Rui Costa and six-time Giro d’Italia stage winner Diego Ulissi have both inked two-year deals with the squad."
(cyclingtips.com.au) Photography by Cor Vos

August 29, 2016





Young American Costa ‘grateful and honored’ to ride for Etixx.

Thumbnail CreditPhoto: Casey B. Gibson: Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com (File)Thumb Overlay."Hot off a third-place result at the Tour de l’Avenir, Adrien Costa is set to join Etixx QuickStep as a stagiaire for three European races to have his first major taste in the pro peloton.

The 19-year-old American is among three stagiaire riders to join the Belgian outfit for the reminder of the 2016 season. Team officials confirmed Costa will race the Tour of Britain, GP de Wallonie, and Primus Classic Impanis."
  (velonews.com) Photo: Casey B. Gibson

August 29, 2016






Sagan heads strong line-up at Quebec WorldTour one-days.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com): Road world champion Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Peter Sagan will toe the start line at the upcoming Grands Prix Cyclistes Quebec City and Montreal held, respectively, on September 9 and 11 in the Canadian province of Quebec.

The world champion will join a strong field that also includes Olympic gold medallist Greg Van Avermaet and Tour de France runner-up Romian Bardet."
(cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

August 29, 2016







Guide to 2016-2017 rider transfers - Women.

Thumbnail Credit(Getty Images Sport): Anna van der Breggen of the Netherlands and Rabobank-Liv celebrates crossing the finish line to win the 19th Fleche Wallonne women's race (Getty Images Sport)Thumb Overlay."To help you keep track of the comings and goings of riders in the women's peloton, Cyclingnews has put together a guide to this season's transfers.

We'll keep it updated regularly so you can keep checking back."
 (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)






Hands-on: Fitbit’s new Flex 2 and Charge 2 Activity Trackers, plus Blaze & Alta updates.

Thumbnail Credit (dcrainmaker.com): August 29, 2016 by DC RainmakerThumb Overlay."Fitbit’s starting off the week ahead going into IFA (a big tech show in Berlin later this week) by launching a slew of activity trackers and related activity tracker accessories.

Plus, there’s some software updates to be had for existing Fitbit users."
(dcrainmaker.com)

August 29, 2016












August 28, 2016






Wout Van Aert wins Schaal Sels.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com): Wout Van Aert with one of his prizes (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Wout Van Aert showed that he is ready for the cyclocross season by claiming the biggest road race win of his career at Schaal Sels.

After a huge elimination race on the cobbles and gravel roads of the unique Belgian race, he attacked from a seven rider group with a little more than 5km to go and then soloed to victory.

Timothy Dupont beat Stijn Steels in the sprint for second."
 (cyclingquotes.com) (cyclingnews.com) (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

August 28, 2016





Bahrain Merida signs Sonny Colbrelli.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) Photo: Tim De Waele : Sonny Colbrelli finished third at the 2016 Amstel Gold Race. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."Bahrain Merida announced the signing of punchy Italian Sonny Colbrelli on Sunday.

The 26-year-old has ridden for Bardiani CSF his entire pro career. Colbrelli is in the midst of a strong season that has seen him take several Continental Tour victories to go along with a podium performance at the Amstel Gold Race."
(velonews.com) Photo: Tim De Waele

August 28, 2016





Greg Van Avermaet shows off gold Olympic champion’s BMC SLR01 bike.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.co.uk) Credit: BMC : Greg Van Avermaet and gold BMC bike Credit: BMC Thumb Overlay."Olympic road race champion Greg Van Avermaet took to the start line of the Bretagne Classic in France on Sunday with a very special edition team bike.

The Belgian has been given a metallic gold BMC Team Machine SLR01 machine to celebrate his Rio 2016 Olympic Games road race success."
(cyclingweekly.co.uk) Credit: BMC

August 28, 2016





Six reasons why cyclocross is good for you.

Thumbnail Credit (bikeroar.com): Six reasons why cyclocross is good for you (BikeRadar)Thumb Overlay."If you’re going out for a ride when the weather is poor, you’re going to get dirty – driving rain, slippery roads and poor visibility.

But rather than battling the grime, embrace it and improve your cycling skills with a little rough-stuff riding."
(bikeroar.com)

August 28, 2016










August 27, 2016







Bujak wins GP de Plouay.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Sean Robinson/Velofocus): Eugenia Bujak (BTC City Ljubljana) takes a photo finish victory (Sean Robinson/Velofocus)Thumb Overlay."Eugenia Bujak took out a photo finish sprint victory in the final round of the UCI Women's WorldTour, the GP de Plouay Bretagne.

The Polish rider topped Italian champion Elena Cecchini and Joelle Numainville to the line.

Megan Guarnier was fifth and sealed the overall victory in the Women's WorldTour, while the series' best young rider Kasia Niewiadoma was fourth to win that classification."
(cyclingnews.com) (Sean Robinson/Velofocus)

August 27, 2016





Carlos Oyarzun given four-year ban for FG-4592 positive.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Luis Barbosa): Carlos Oyarzun (Chile) en route to fourth place. (Luis Barbosa)Thumb Overlay."Carlos Oyarzun has been handed a four-year suspension by the UCI following a positive test for FG-4592 at the 2015 Pan American Games.

Over a year after Oyarzun was provisionally suspended, the UCI confirmed that he would serve a ban.

FG-4592, which is also known as Roxadustat, is a blood-boosting drug that looks to stimulate the body’s natural production of EPO and can be taken in tablet form."
(cyclingnews.com) (Luis Barbosa)

August 27, 2016





Champion Michigan Triathlete Karen Mckeachie Dies in Bike Accident.

Thumbnail Credit (tomdemerly.com) By Tom Demerly.: By Tom Demerly.Thumb Overlay."Karen Mckeachie, of Ann Arbor, Michigan was killed in a collision with a car while cycling on Dexter Chelsea Road near North Fletcher in Lima Township on Friday morning, August 26, 2016.

Michigan State Police are conducting an investigation of the accident.

Mckeachie was an internationally known elite triathlete and an iconic figure in the sport. She was inducted into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame in 2014."
(tomdemerly.com) By Tom Demerly.

August 27, 2016










August 26, 2016




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