With the Gent Wevelgem running on Sunday, today is a good day to look back at the last five years of the race with a trip to the archives for the best photos and video action this tough Belgian classic has offered us.
None other than two-time World Champion and Olympic Gold medallist Paolo Bettini will be lining up among all the fans at the starting line at Piazza Sant’Anna in Pomarance (Pisa-Toscana) on Sunday, April the 12th.
BC Superweek is pleased to announce that online registration is officially open for this year’s series, which includes the Tour de Delta, UBC Grand Prix p/b Mahony & Sons, Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix, Giro di Burnaby p/b Appia Development and Tour de White Rock. Men’s races are for Pro 1/2 riders and women’s races are open to Pro 1/2/3 categories.
Wahoo Fitness, the leader in workout apps and smartphone connected devices, announced integration of the RFLKT and RFLKT+ Bike Computers with the Ride With GPS App. Cyclists can now access turn-by-turn directions through the app on RFLKT and RFLKT+, getting where they need to be safely and efficiently.
Seventeen of the top women’s cycling teams from around the world are confirmed to compete in the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic, a 12.3-mile circuit through the City of Philadelphia on June 7.
Thomas Raeymaekers was on his way to a promising career, in the best under 23 team in Belgium and then he finds out he has diabetes and was advised to hang up his wheels. From his hospital bed he saw the Tour of Turkey and knew he had a future in the peloton. This is his story:
Mar 26, 2015 - The Volta a Catalunya takes center stage this morning, but we also have video and results from Dwars door Vlaanderen. In other cycling news: Tinkov/Riis fall out, we preview Gent-Wevelgem, E3 Harelbeke and the Critérium International. Plus: Velits, beer, Degenkolb and Moser just fit into a full EuroTrash Thursday.
The Bigla Pro Cycling Team will be racing on two fronts on Sunday 29 March as it takes on both Trofeo Alfredo Binda Comune di Cittiglio and Gent-Wevelgem In Flanders Fields. Trofeo Binda is next in the UCI World Cup series of races and a strong line up can be expected at the start. The Italian race is hilly and one that will favour the climbers.
The Coppi e Bartali is the next appointment for most our climbers as MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung start the 4 day, 5 stage Italian race this Thursday.
After conquering the Green Jersey at Tirreno-Adriatico, the team will again try to be among the protagonists in the Italian 4-day stage race.
The cobble season is upon us, this is the time of year to be in Belgium or better; Flanders. On Sunday Gent-Wevelgem heads out of Deinze for a ride to the coast and back via France, followed by a succession of gruesome cobbled climbs before the finish. Bad weather and hard riders make for a real Classic, here is the PEZ Preview.
From March 26th to the 29th, it’s the Settimana Internazionale Coppi & Bartali.
Brewery De Bie in Wakken and cycling team Etixx – Quick-Step are launching a new beer as part of a partnership. ‘De Bie Vélo’ is a traditional, light and flavourful beer especially for cycling and team fans!
With a brilliant team effort, Wouter Wippert took another stage win at Tour de Taiwan. The foursome of Darren Lapthorne, Travis Meyer, Bernard Sulzberger and Wippert combined forces to assess the race tactics and demonstrated the cohesive efforts of Drapac.
Now that 'La classicissima di Primavera' has been fought for 2015, Lee Rodgers gives his thoughts on Milan-Sanremo, which riders were impressive and who's not firing on all cylinders, just yet (Vincenzo). Degenkolb comes out on top in Lee's list for form, control and power - man and machine in perfect harmony.
Seriously counting the days down until the clocks go forward and we get some extra daylight, the winter has been far too long! Hopefully this’ll help cheer folk up who feel in the same boat, our latest Col Collective climb from the iconic Col d’Izoard.
Wahoo Fitness, the leader in workout apps and smartphone connected devices, is pleased to announce a partnership with world class triathlete Sarah True, 2012 Olympian, silver medalist in the 2014 International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships and a strong hopeful for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
2015 NAHBS brings great stuff from Sarto, Silca, Abbey tools, Boyd Wheels, Mosaic Bicycles and No 22 Bicycles.
Watching the final crush of Milan San Remo is to view the crescendo of many hours of impressive metabolism. 1000 kilojoule/hour are common place in the racing peloton, and most surely the last hour of M-S-R is way above that value. Those guys are lean and mean. Are You? Look, I’m not saying…
RusVelo rider Alexander Foliforov won the first stage race in his career as a pro taking the general clasification of the GP of Sochi. Rated by many experts as a naturally born climber, he left his mark on a couple of races in the mountains of Europe last year, including podium places at Ronde de l'Isard and Le Tour de l'Avenir.