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Monday November 20, 2017
PeloPic: The podium from the Gent '6 Day' 2017 - Top men at t'Kuipke.
Monday November 20, 2017
Nov 20, 2017 - Mathieu van der Poel is on the top step again. Race report and video from the UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup. Shane Sutton speaks-Top Story. Other cycling news: Eschborn-Frankfurt, 2018 for Caja Rural-Seguros RGA and Dimension Data, Yoshida signs for Nippo and UAE Team Emirates go on safety driving course.
Sunday November 19, 2017
Film Review: Every cyclist's fantasy, perhaps, is to ride in the Tour de France but sometimes it might be better for that wish to be unfulfilled. The recent film, “Le Ride,” shows what happens when two enthusiasts honour the first English-speaking team in the Tour and duplicate that 1928 event today.
Saturday November 18, 2017
Christine Pardee is not one to back away from a challenge, as indicated by her year-long commitment to go 100% car-free and do all of her commuting by bike. But it wasn’t just the physical challenge that inspired her to go car-free—it was also a long-lost connection to her own happiness that compelled her to pick up her bike again.
Friday November 17, 2017
Not unexpectedly - I've received more than a few emails from readers since we pulled down our Daily Distractions gallery.  What was unexpected though is the gamut of responses from the YAY's to the NAY's and everything in between.  Here's a sampling from the mailbag...
Friday November 17, 2017
‘Strugnell’ and ‘Reilly’ those names will look familiar to you if you’re a Readers’ Rigs regular. Last year we featured Karl Strugnell’s 2017 titanium gem by Mark Reilly but for 2018 he’s succumbed to the ‘black stuff’ – yes, shiny ‘Ti’ has been shelved for matt ‘C’.
Thursday November 16, 2017
VIDEO: Chris Smith from Lazer Helmets showed me their newest road lid for 2018 - the BULLET - featuring closeable vents, aero-inspired styling, and their newest RollSys retention system.
Thursday November 16, 2017
Interview: Wheels are big business. The top equipment manufacturers make their own hoops to compete with the other sole wheel manufacturers. So it's nice to see a small artisan wheel manufacturer doing his own thing. Ed Hood caught up with Walker Brothers Wheels' Brian Walker to hear his take on the World of bike wheels.
Thursday November 16, 2017
Nov 16, 2017 - UKAD have closed the 'Jiffy Bag' case-Top Story. A very mixed collection of cycling news today: Track World Cup, embarrassment for Ecuador, Napolitana and Losada retire, Bardiani-CSF, Armée de Terre, Polartec and Caja Rural, BEAT, Nippo at Santini, Shimano in Italy, UAE Team Emirates and Alejandro Valverde is looking good.
Wednesday November 15, 2017
Chuck Peña got his hands on some Absolute Black Oval rings to give them a good going over, inspired by Chris Froome's wins at the Tour and Vuelta using oval chainrings. But with mixed views on their functionality, we asked what are they like to ride? Here are his findings.
Tuesday November 14, 2017
TOOLBOX: Despite some inevitable physical diminishment, age can truly be an arbitrary number and a state of mind. We've previously profiled Chris Froome’s lab testing data along with Miguel Indurain’s data during retirement, but what about the really elite age-group athletes, like Robert Marchand of France, who broke the 100+ hour record not once but twice?
Monday November 13, 2017
Rider Interview: The very successful Spanish Movistar team announced that they would be have a women's squad for the 2018 season. One of their most experienced signings for next year is Australia’s Rachel Neylan from Orica-Scott. Ed Hood caught up with Rachel as she gets ready for a big season with her new team.
Monday November 13, 2017
Nov 13, 2017 - Van Aert took advantage of Van der Poel's technical problem for the win of the weekend. Results and cyclo-cross video action. Hidden motors make the news again-Top Story. Contract news, new kit for Lotto, bike for Wanty and shoes for Nippo, Pologne awards, Peter Sagan rides for #SonomaPride and meets his delivery man.
Sunday November 12, 2017
The sport of professional women's cycling is meant to be on the up, but ASO's move to return 'La Course' to a one-day race is a step backwards in many peoples eyes. Joe Harris and Steve Maxwell of The Outer Line take an in-depth look at the female side of the sport and suggest it is maybe time to wipe the slate clean.
Saturday November 11, 2017
The roads, fields and forests of France that are today the perfect picnic spot to set up camp and awaiting passage of the world's greatest cycling race, were once fields of fire where killing the enemy was the only thing that mattered.
Friday November 10, 2017
They say once you ride titanium you'll be hooked for life and that certainly seems the case with today's reader Dave from Portland. His Merlin Works is the third titanium bike he's owned - will it be his forever bike?
Thursday November 9, 2017
Hoogvliet - Netherlands - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Dirk DEMOL - Thomas Wegmuller - scan archivbild Cycling - photo Cor Vos © 2017
Directeur Sportif Interview: Stage 9 of the 2018 Tour de France from Arras to Roubaix and will hit 15 sections of the 'Hell of the North' cobbles and so who better to talk to than Paris-Roubaix winner and sports director Dirk Demol.
Thursday November 9, 2017
Nov 09, 2017 - The Giro and the Vuelta have announced route presentation dates. Angry Chinaman in Hainan-Top Story. Tour of the Alps, young rider for Nippo, Dréville at Lotto, Gazprom success, The David Millar Film, BEAT at the World Cup, 2018 Nippo team and Wout Van Aert plays tricks on the kids.
Wednesday November 8, 2017
The Top 16 Sprinters of '17: Ed Hood's November contemplative mood and has taken a look back over the 2017 season to see who has been the most 'winningest' sprinter in the pro peloton. Here's his Top 16 fastest finishers - a thorough list with a couple names you might not expect.
Tuesday November 7, 2017
TOOLBOX: The days are getting shorter, the big events have passed, and our attention is turning to preparation for next season. Cyclists and endurance athletes are entering the rest and transition phase that marks the start of off-season training.  Here's an effective 6 week plan to design and execute this off-season phase to pay big dividends later.