It’s always nice to win. But to win in a monumental cycling classic while wearing the World Champion jersey is something extraordinary.
RusVelo rider Sergey Firsanov takes the second stage race overall win this season holding on to the yellow jersey of the GP of Adygeya.
The Bigla Pro Cycling Team will contest one of the most prestigious races of the season on Wednesday, 22 April, La Flèche Wallonne.
With the absence of five-time winner of the event (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013), Marianne Vos, the Women’s Flèche Wallonne, which will start in Huy next Wednesday as the prelude to the men’s race, has never been as wide-open.
The Proviz Reflect 360 jacket uses a fabric that's as close as I’ve ever been to thinking something might be too visible at night… Oh, and the rest of the details that allow this swatch of material to be considered a jacket are not bad either… And we get their Nightrider Pack cover as well.
Apr 20, 2015 - Michal Kwiatkowski! Top ride from the World champion. Race reports from Amstel, Denain, Finisère and Castilla y Leon, with video. We preview Flèche-Wallonne and look at Van Avemaet's 'problem' in TOP STORY. Lastly the guys at Lotto Soudal have been playing tricks again. Coffee?
Race Report: Limburg; the sun beaming down, tree blossoms gleaming white, fiercely green grass and a sequence of knife-edge climbs that cut riders to the quick. The Amstel Gold Race is as good to look at as it is hard to ride. A war of attrition hammered out across a picture-postcard, spring landscape.
Gran Fondo New York introduces the M-AppTMI, an informational, analog tool for riders to navigate race weekend at the fifth annual Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York on May 17, 2015. M-AppTMI's main feature is its pre-installed content: the course map and time sheet are on one side of the jumbo folding M-AppTMI while climb profiles, gear recommendations and schedules are on the other side.
Tomorrow the Lotto Soudal Ladies take part in the Ronde van Gelderland. The province Gelderland is situated in the east of the Netherlands. The race, 140.5 kilometres long, starts and finishes in Apeldoorn. There are some short hills on the course. The wind can be an important factor when the riders race over the dykes.
The Amstel Gold Race signals the start of the Ardennes Classics, and the first signs of who's looking good for the Giro. Raced over the hills, dales, and forests of south eastern Holland, the course selects its own worthy winner. Twenty years ago it was Mauro Gianetti who was making the news.
San Luis is Argentina's cycling hotbed so it's certainly no coincidence that the inaugural GFNY ARGENTINA will be held there on December 6, 2015. The Tour de San Luis professional race in January has become one of the early season key preparation races. Participants of GFNY Argentina will truly get to Be a Pro for a Day because many of the race crews working for Tour de San Luis will also be at GFNY Argentina.
With the launch of a brand new website, www.vermarcsport.com, Vermarc shows firmly his ambitions and qualities. Vermarc will from now on share in magazine form the latest news in the cycling and athletics world and complement it with many product news, inspiration and useful tips for both the professional, the competitive or recreational athlete.
On Saturday, June 6th, the first edition of the Tour de Pologne Challenge Trentino will set off from Cavalese, in Val di Fiemme, and arrive on the passo Pordoi, in Val di Fassa.
100 days before the finish of the last stage on 26th July, the partnership between the Tour de France and the French National Monuments Centre has been renewed. On the terrace of the Arc de Triomphe, Bernard Thévenet, the first rider to win the Yellow Jersey on the Champs-Elysées, also commenced the celebrations of his first title in 1975.
This Saturday in Valkenburg Holland runs maybe the largest cyclo-sportif event associated with any European Classic – the Amstel Gold Cylcosportif. I was lucky enough to join the 18,000 plus throng, and it was quite a day.
As part of my self-appointed mission to discover and share with PEZ Fans the best riding destinations in Italy, I've parlayed 10 years of chasing the Giro d'Italia and its countless hotel nights into a 'reasonable' catalog of travel knowledge. Some hotels I look forward to visiting again, but I also look forward to new discoveries each May. The Hotel Lungomare in Cesenatico is one such hotel.
RusVelo rider Ivan Balykin won the inaugural edition of 1.2 Maykop-Uliap-Maykop, beating Timofey Kritskiy (Russian national team) in a two-man sprint.
Things are about to become intense for Area Zero-D’Amico-Bottecchia. The Italian continental formation led by team manager Ivan De Paolis is getting ready for a very important transfer to the roads of Eastern Europe.
Statement: Van Avermaet Investigation
Cycling, while generally pleasurable, is ultimately all about pain and suffering at the sharp end of competition. Fatigue and exhaustion is something we have all felt at some time or other. However, why do we actually get tired on the bike and what constitutes fatigue?