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Tour de France: Barguil wins on the Izoard.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com)  (Getty Images): Warren Barguil on the Tour de France podium after winning stage 13 on Bastille Day. (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Warren Barguil (Team Sunweb) continued his superb Tour de France with a summit finish victory on the Col d’Izoard, cementing his place at the top of the mountains classification." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images)

July 20, 2017





Dan Martin shows he’s unafraid of failure at Tour de France.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele): For the second day in a row, Dan Martin lost time despite attacking several times on the Galibier. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."Attacking on the Galibier was futile.

The headwind down its backside, into Serre Chevalier, made sure of that. Yet Dan Martin did.

“I just wanted to test it out and make it uncomfortable for Sky,” the Irishman said. He thought he’d assay the yellow jersey, just in case it was on a bad day."
(velonews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele)

July 20, 2017












2017 Tour de France LIVE stream.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingfans.com): 2017 Tour de France Stage Profile"2017 Tour de France LIVE July 1-23.

Thursday's Stage 18 starts at
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July 20, 2017






2017 Women's Tour de France Ride LIVE stream and tracking.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingfans.com): Donnons des Elle au Vélo J-1 (formerly Donnons des ELLE au Tour) - sponsored by cyclingfans.comThumb Overlay."For the third consecutive year, a group of women is riding the entire route of the 2017 Tour de France, day ahead of the men's race.

cyclingfans.com is sponsoring this project which seeks the return of a Women's Tour de France. We also seek to raise awareness of women's cycling generally as well as improved coverage of women's competitive cycling."
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July 20, 2017







Tour de France: Unstoppable Kittel wins again in Pau.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Marcel Kittel in green after stage 7 of the Tour de France (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Marcel Kittel (Quick Step Floors) continued his domination of the sprint competition at the Tour de France with his fifth victory at this year’s race.

Kittel had a clear advantage over second placed Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNL Jumbo) and Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data).

Chris Froome finished safely in the pack to retain the yellow jersey ahead of Thursday’s mountain stage."
(cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)


July 12, 2017








Five talking points from stage 11.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada): Marcel Kittel in the Tour de France green jersey (Credit: Sunada)Thumb Overlay."There was already no doubt that Marcel Kittel is the best sprinter in the 2017 Tour de France, his latest victory only confirming his dominance over his competitors.

Unlike the previous stage into Bergerac, today the Quick Step Floors lead-out train was forced to do some work as Lotto Soudal sat back, forcing their Belgian rivals to toil on the front in pursuit of escapee Maciej Bodnar."
(cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

July 12, 2017





Late surges key to Kittel's Tour de France sprint success.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport): Marcel Kittel pulls in front in the final sprint on stage 10 of the Tour de France. (Getty Images Sport)Thumb Overlay."Marcel Kittel nabbed his fourth stage victory of the 2017 Tour de France in Bergerac on Monday, confirming that his new strategy of coming from behind is the best way for the powerful German to win the ever-more hectic and ever-more dangerous sprints." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

July 12, 2017






Contador will quit if he can’t challenge for grand tour GC.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele): Alberto Contador (standing) and teammate Michael Gogl picked themselves up after a crash in stage 11. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."Alberto Contador, winner of seven grand tours including two Tours de France, will quit the sport if he no longer can challenge for the big overall victories.

The 34-year-old Spaniard began the Tour de France this July with hopes of winning another title. He has been unable to shine for various reasons, including four crashes over the last week."
(velonews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele)

July 12, 2017





BMC fights on but change strategy after losing Richie Porte.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport): Richie Porte attacks near the end of stage 3 at the Tour de France (Getty Images Sport)Thumb Overlay."The BMC Racing riders head towards the Pyrenees with different goals and a different mood after losing team leader Richie Porte from the Tour de France due to his high-speed crash on the descent of the Mont du Chat during Sunday’s mountain stage." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

July 12, 2017





A Simple Guide to the Anatomy of a Road Cycling Shoe.

Thumbnail Credit (totalwomenscycling.com): The anatomy of the road cycling shoeThumb Overlay."There are dozens of different styles of road bike these days, aimed at different people with varying transport needs and it sometimes seems each one has its own style of shoe!

Back in the day, the design of the shoe, based on race shoes, had to suit all.

And they weren’t necessarily the good old days, bike shoes were all about putting the power into the pedal and almost nothing to do with comfort."
(totalwomenscycling.com)

July 12, 2017







Tour de France: Kittel still sprint king in Bergerac.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport): Froome keeps his grip on maillot jauneThumb Overlay."Marcel Kittel (QuickStep Floors) proved again that he is the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, winning the mad dash to the line on stage 10 by an impressive margin.

John Degenkolb (Trek Segafredo) and Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNL Jumbo) could only watch the man in the green jersey pull away from them."
(cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)


July 11, 2017





Medical situation of Claudia Cretti is improving, says mother.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingpub.com): CLAUDIA CRETTIThumb Overlay."The mother of the 21-year-old, who suffered a serious crash in the seventh stage of the Giro Rosa, posted an update on her daughter's situation on Facebook.

Cretti has been kept in an induced coma since the day of the crash but doctors at the Gaetano Rummo hospital of Benevento confirmed that they are considering awakening her from the coma in the coming week."
(cyclingpub.com)

July 11, 2017





Tour de France: Kittel aims for fourth stage win.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Marcel Kittel and the Tour de France peloton leave the mountains behind for a few days in favor of flatter stages. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."How do you beat Marcel Kittel in a sprint? That’s what every sprinter at the Tour de France is asking on Tuesday.

After a grueling mountain stage, Monday’s rest day was welcomed by all. With two flat stages on tap before the Pyrénées, the sprinters will be licking their lips at the prospect of coming to the fore once again."
(velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

July 11, 2017






Contador eyeing 'beautiful things' on Tour de France despite GC setback.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Alberto Contador during the Tour de France rest day 1 press conference (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Alberto Contador’s hopes of a third overall victory at the Tour de France seemed to suffer a terminal blow when he crashed twice on stage 9 to Chambery, and the Trek Segafredo rider reached the first rest day in 11th place overall, already some 5:15 down on Chris Froome (Sky)." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

July 11, 2017








Bardet primed for tactical battle at Tour.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Romain Bardet was one of the few riders who truly challenged Chris Froome in stage 9 at the Tour de France. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."Romain Bardet said on Monday he was ready for a psychological and tactical battle to try to dethrone Sky’s Chris Froome at the Tour de France.

The 26-year-old impressed with his panache on Sunday’s brutal, mountainous stage 9."
(velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

July 10, 2017







Porte: I'm lucky to have come away from Tour de France crash with the injuries I have.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport): Richie Porte (BMC) (Getty Images)Thumb Overlay."Richie Porte’s Tour de France challenge ended abruptly when he crashed on the descent of the Mont du Chat on stage 9, and the Australian remains in hospital in Chambery after fracturing his clavicle and pelvis in the incident." (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

July 10, 2017






Stage 9 Analysis: Has Froome Already Won His Fourth Tour?

Thumbnail Credit (bicycling.com) (ASO): Chris Froome is having another strong, consistent Tour de France despite an especially eventful Stage 9 Photograph courtesy of ASOThumb Overlay."As we saw on Stage 9 of the 2017 Tour de France, anything can happen on any day.

Richie Porte of BMC, for example, looked to be Chris Froome’s biggest challenger for the overall victory. And Porte was well-placed - both on GC, where he was fifth, and on the road: sixth wheel in the elite group of the yellow jersey.

That aside, Froome looks to be well in control of this year’s Tour."
(bicycling.com) (ASO)

July 10, 2017





Van Vleuten wins on the Izoard to take La Course title.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele): A very happy Annemiek van Vleuten (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Annemiek van Vleuten (Orica Scott) claimed the opening stage of La Course by Tour de France with a dominant performance on the Izoard. The Orica rider made use of some botched tactics from Boels Dolmans on the final climb before jumping clear with around four kilometers to go.

Lizzie Deignan, who set the pace for the majority of the climb in a bit to set-up her teammate Megan Guarnier, was unable to follow Van Vleuten’s attack and was forced to settle for second."
(cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele)

July 20, 2017





Izoard climb represents Bardet’s last chance for Tour de France yellow.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele): French President Emmanuel Macron greeted Romain Bardet after stage 17. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."Great French hope Romain Bardet (Ag2r-La Mondiale) faces a Tour de France moment of truth in the Alps Thursday in his bid to become the first home winner since 1985.

The 27-year-old has given French cycling fans hope by battling shoulder to shoulder with reigning champion Chris Froome (Sky) over the last two and a half weeks."
(velonews.com) (Photo: Tim de Waele)

July 20, 2017



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Peter Sagan to return to racing at BinckBank Tour.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Jonathan Devich): Peter Sagan and Juraj Sagan at the Tour of California in May. (Jonathan Devich/epicimages.us)Thumb Overlay."Following his expulsion from the Tour de France, Peter Sagan (Bora Hansgrohe) will make his return to racing action at the BinckBank Tour (formerly the Eneco Tour) next month.

According to Velonews, Sagan will ride the Dutch-Belgian race before heading to Canada as he builds up towards the World Championships in September."
(cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Jonathan Devich)

July 12, 2017





Curious George Bennett a surprise Tour contender.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) Photo: Eloise Mavian: Climbing with the world's best on Sunday, George Bennett says stage 9 was the best race he's ever had. Photo: Eloise Mavian / Tornanti.cc / BrakeThrough Media | brakethroughmedia.comThumb Overlay."The Tour de France looks different through the eyes of an overall contender.

Stages and climbs that were opportunities become potential threats. A chance for a moment of glory morphs into a chance to lose it all.

The Tour de France looks different through George Bennett’s eyes, now. It looks a bit scary, if he’s honest."
(velonews.com) Photo: Eloise Mavian

July 12, 2017






No fractures for Fuglsang in Tour de France crash.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo): Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) (Bettini Photo)Thumb Overlay."The Astana team could breathe a sigh of relief after doctors found no fractures in Jakob Fuglsang's arm following stage 11 of the Tour de France, during which the Danish rider crashed with teammate Dario Cataldo." (cyclingnews.com) (Bettini Photo)

July 12, 2017





Bora Hansgrohe reveal former rider failed drug test in 2016.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada): Ralf Matzka in action at the 2015 Paris-Roubaix Credit: Yuzuru Sunada Thumb Overlay."Bora Hansgrohe has announced that former rider Ralf Matzka tested positive for a banned substance in 2016.

The German rider, who rode for the team when it was called NetApp Endura and then Bora Argon 18 between 2013 and 2016, tested positive for Tamoxifen, which increases testosterone production, in March 2016.

The Team Manager expects Matzka to be acquitted."
(cyclingweekly.com) (Photo: Yuzuru Sunada)

July 12, 2017





Dennis: This year has been better than ever.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Rohan Dennis (BMC) is getting used to spraying the podium champagne (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Despite crashing out of the Giro d'Italia and deciding to skip the Tour de France when he was considered a favorite for the stage 1 time trial, Rohan Dennis considers 2017 his best season to date." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

July 12, 2017





Bardet leading French boom at Tour.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Romain Bardet is not far from the yellow jersey, much to the delight of French fans. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."A French rider with a chance to win the Tour de France? Surely, you jest. It’s no joke.

No Frenchman has won the Tour since Bernard Hinault in 1985, but there is a real chance a Frenchman could win the yellow jersey this year.

How big of a chance? Not huge."
(velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

July 12, 2017





New Metrics: Wahoo ELEMNT Bolt.

Thumbnail Credit (pelotonmagazine.com): The Wahoo Bolt using the new K-Edge mount.Thumb Overlay."Similar to Band-Aid or Xerox, Garmin has become synonymous with the entire category of GPS cycling computers.

Recently, there have been challenges from Polar, CatEye, Lezyne and others, but the biggest challenge yet just hit your handlebars: the Wahoo ELEMNT Bolt.

The combination of software and hardware is the best package on the road and it’s just $250. New metrics indeed!"
(pelotonmagazine.com)

July 12, 2017





The pros and cons of carbon wheels.

Thumbnail Credit (road.cc): Zipp 808 NSW.jpgThumb Overlay."Do you need carbon wheels?

Wheels make a huge difference to how a bike rides and feels, and carbon fiber wheels have become very popular in the last decade.

But are they just for professional bike racers?"
(road.cc)

July 12, 2017






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Froome earns 50th Tour de France yellow jersey in sleepy stage to Bergerac.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport): Chris Froome in yellow after the Tour's 10th stage (Getty Images Sport)Thumb Overlay."Chris Froome (Team Sky) donned the Tour de France race leader's yellow jersey for the 50th time at the end of a straightforward stage to Bergerac.

The Briton described the straightforward sprinter's stage as a "bit of a double rest day" after making it to the finish without any difficulty."
(cyclingnews.com) (Getty Images Sport)

July 11, 2017





Tour de France: Prudhomme hopes for Dauphine scenario in coming stages.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): Christian Prudhomme at the Tour de France team presentation (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Shortly after a hectic stage 9 at the Tour de France, race director Christian Prudhomme was available for the media in Chambéry to evaluate the first part of the race.

As it turns out, Prudhomme is delighted about the eventful first nine stages."
(cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

July 11, 2017





A Day In The Life Of A Sponsor.

Thumbnail Credit (inrng.com): Enough. More creative readers could find ways to crowbar references from the remaining sponsors into this fictional accountThumb Overlay."I awoke and padded my way to the bathroom across the Quick Step flooring. A flick of the Hansgrohe thermostatic valve and the shower hissed into life. As I waited for the hot water to arrive I glanced at the tiles fixed in place by the Soudal adhesive and grouting.

As I massaged in the Alpecin shampoo I knew I could afford to linger because I’d switched to Direct Energie so the hot water was cheaper than ever."
(inrng.com)

July 11, 2017





Studying Le Tour: Punishing Peyragudes.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): The Tour de France has only raced up Peyragudes once before, in 2012. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comThumb Overlay."At last, the Tour de France reaches the Pyrénées in stage 12.

After two more sprint stages in the days prior, we’ll probably be eager for some excitement. The climb to Peyragudes, where they filmed a scene in the James Bond flick “Tomorrow Never Dies,” might be the antidote to flat-stage boredom.

Will the GC riders go on the attack, or will they keep their cool ahead of the potentially explosive stage 13?"
(velonews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

July 11, 2017





2018 edition of Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race launched in Geelong.

Thumbnail Credit (Photo: Tim De Waele): The start finish line of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."The fourth edition of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race in Geelong, Australia sees the men's edition retain its WordTour status while the women's event is set to be upgraded to UCI 1.1 status." (Photo: Tim De Waele)

July 11, 2017





Jurgen Roelandts no longer in talks with Lotto Soudal, hints at BMC move.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingpub.com): JURGEN ROELANDTS LOTTO SOUDAL BMC RACING TEAMThumb Overlay."Jurgen Roelandts of Lotto Soudal may ride for BMC Racing Team in 2018, the Belgian indicated ahead of the tenth stage of the Tour de France.

Talking to Sporza, Roelandts unveiled that he is no longer in talks with Lotto Soudal for a contract extension and is set to move away from the Belgian formation at the end of the season."
(cyclingpub.com)

July 11, 2017





Winder wins Tour de Feminin overall title.

Thumbnail Credit (uhcprocycling.com): The first day of the Tour de Feminin kicked off with a120 km race with two mountain points, three intermediate sprints for both time and points, and two “special primes” for the rider’s own weight in ham or other such prizes.Thumb Overlay."UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling walked away with overall, QOM and sprint jerseys. To say that UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team dominated the 2017 Tour de Feminin.

After winning the first day of the five-stage race, Ruth Winder continued to impress, claiming the second stage and leading the overall standings for the entire event.

Winder also staked her claim in the green sprinters jersey, while Tayler Wiles finished second overall and the best in the queen of the mountains jersey. The team also celebrated a win in the best team classification."
(uhcprocycling.com)

July 10, 2017





Daily Distractions.

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

July 20, 2017








July 20, 2017





Devilish details of Chris Froome's different Tour de France Pinarellos.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Ben Delaney/Immediate Media): Chris Froome has a distinct cockpit, with a deconstructed Shimano Di2 climber switch glued onto his PRO Stealth Evo bars, and an old Garmin Edge 810 (Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)Thumb Overlay."Team Sky leader Chris Froome has a number of race machines at his disposal at the Tour de France, including multiple iterations of the Pinarello Dogma F10 and the new Pinarello Dogma F10 X-Light.

While the bikes' setups are identical in terms of fit and geometry, there are some subtle differences between them."
(cyclingnews.com) (Ben Delaney/Immediate Media)

July 20, 2017





Wahoo Rolls Out ELEMNT/BOLT Live Tracking with Data & Routes.

Thumbnail Credit (dcrainmaker.com): With a firmware and app update released today, the Wahoo cycling computers now show proper live tracking information to friends and familyThumb Overlay."One of my biggest complaints about live tracking on Wahoo’s platform over the last year and a half is that it sucked.

I mean, not just a little suck, but a big suck. Previously when you enabled live tracking on the Wahoo devices to send a tracking link to a friend/friend with benefits, it would provide information about your position.

But as of today, it sucks less."
(dcrainmaker.com)

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July 12, 2017








‘It’s a joke, it should have been €10,000’: Quick-Step critical of Nacer Bouhanni fine for apparent punch.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (ASO): Nacer Bouhanni on stage four of the Tour de France (ASO) Thumb Overlay."It’s a joke,” Quick Step Floors general manager Patrick Lefevere told Cycling Weekly of the penalty. “How can you give someone a one-minute penalty if they are already one hour, 29 minutes behind the yellow jersey? It’s a joke.

“They don’t have to put them out of the race, but at least give him a 10,000 euro [fine] and say ‘listen, you pay all of that to a charity and if we see it again, it’s over’.

But not 200 Swiss francs, which could pay for the Champagne for the evening."
(cyclingweekly.com) (ASO)

July 12, 2017






Nairo Quintana about stage 12: If I feel strong, I will attack.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingpub.com) Mary Cárdenas: Photo of Nairo Quintana © Mary Cárdenas / CyclingPub.comThumb Overlay."Nairo Quintana of Movistar Team believes that the 12th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday may give him a chance to make a difference for the General Classification.

The Colombian is currently placed 8th at 2 minutes and 13 seconds from race leader Chris Froome (Team Sky) and he plans to make a move on Thursday.

"I am not far from the podium and I don't lose hope," he told Marca at the end of the 11th stage."
(cyclingpub.com) Mary Cárdenas

July 12, 2017





Two Pyrénéan stages may be Tour’s judge and jury.

Thumbnail Credit (velonews.com) Photo: George Deswijzen: The Tour's two stages in the Pyrenees may be Chris Froome's chance to ice the GC race — or for his rivals to put him in the hot seat. Photo: George Deswijzen / PRO SHOTS / BrakeThrough Media | www.brakethroughmedia.comThumb Overlay."Two stages, nine climbs, with the yellow jersey hanging in the balance.

The Pyrénées could serve as judge and jury in the 2017 Tour de France.

A strong showing by Team Sky, and Chris Froome could be on cruise control to his fourth yellow jersey."
(velonews.com) Photo: George Deswijzen

July 12, 2017





Lizzie Deignan on the right track for World Championships after Giro Rosa work load.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingweekly.com) (Andy Jones) : Lizzie Deignan at the British Road National Championships 2017 (Andy Jones) Thumb Overlay."This season is all about the World Championships for Lizzie Deignan and the recent Giro Rosa is a step towards that goal for the Boels Dolmans rider.

Finishing 45th on general classification, Deignan went to Italy to work for her team’s leaders, but also to get some consistent time on the bike."
(cyclingweekly.com) (Andy Jones)

July 12, 2017





By the numbers: Just how hard were stages 8 and 9 of the Tour de France?

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingtips.com) (Photo: Kristof Ramon): by Dig Deep Coaching July 12, 2017 Photography by Kristof RamonThumb Overlay."Neither stage 8 nor stage 9 of this year’s Tour de France finished uphill, but both were extremely challenging mountain stages for all involved.

In the following article, former pro and Dig Deep Coaching co-founder Stephen Gallagher analyzes the power data of riders at this year’s Tour de France to see what was involved in posting a good result on the two stages before the final rest day."
(cyclingtips.com) (Photo: Kristof Ramon)

July 12, 2017





Sixteen of the best aerodynamic road bikes.

Thumbnail Credit (roadcyclinguk.com): Aero road bikes cut a striking profile, designed to slice through the windThumb Overlay."While we’re big proponents of putting the rider before the bike when it comes to improving performance, sometimes we just need to satisfy our desire for a machine that’s going to give us that final edge – and look damn cool, too.

Step forward the aero bike, a tool that these days is often as fast on the hilly stuff as it is on pan-flat roads."
(roadcyclinguk.com)

July 12, 2017


























July 11, 2017





Tour de France: Bouhanni penalized for hitting Quick-Step Floors rider.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele): That's not a New Balance Helmet. The 'NB' stands for Nacer Bouhani (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)Thumb Overlay."Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) has been penalized by the Tour de France jury after being caught swatting at a Quick Step Floors rider during the run-in to the finish of stage 10 to Bergerac on Tuesday." (cyclingnews.com) (Photo: Tim De Waele)

July 11, 2017





Team Sunweb coach: Warren Barguil actually won stage 9, not Rigoberto Uran.

Thumbnail Credit (cyclingpub.com): WARREN BARGUIL RIGOBERTO URAN URAN TOUR DE FRANCEThumb Overlay."Team Sunweb believes that Warren Barguil and not Cannondale Drapac's Rigoberto Uran actually won the ninth stage of the Tour de France.

Talking to Dutch press agency ANP, Sunweb coach Arthur van Dongen said that the finish line was not exactly straight, meaning that Barguil should have taken the win."
(cyclingpub.com)

July 11, 2017





Tour de France analysis: Why are other teams working with Chris Froome?

Thumb Overlay."The first nine stages of the Tour de France featured an astonishing, at times even overwhelming, amount of drama.

The disqualification of the world’s most popular rider."
(cyclingtips.com) (Photo: Gruber)

July 11, 2017



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