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Monday June 26, 2017
June 26, 2017 - National championships weekend; all the news, reports, results, quotes and video. Eddy Merckx Cycles saved-Top Story. Other cycling news: Trek-Segafredo, Astana and Lotto Soudal announce Tour teams, Dimension Data app, Valverde talks Tour, Monk to stagiaire, Bahrain-Merida up-date and Sunweb Tour video.
Sunday June 25, 2017
Tour de France 2017: With less than a week to go to the Tour de France 'Grand Départ' in Düsseldorf; ASO have taken a close look at the mythical climb of the Col d'Izoard with its lunar landscape. On the 20th of July, the 18th stage of the 2017 Tour will finish on the summit of the Col d’Izoard for the first time.
Saturday June 24, 2017
This time next week - Saturday the 1st of July - the 2017 Tour de France will set off from Düsseldorf in Germany for the three week wheeled battle. As the 'Vaterland' is the home of some of the best sausages in the World, we look back at the Pez Grand Tour appreciation of the sausage.
Friday June 23, 2017
The passing of Hein Verbruggen on the 14th June went without much ceremony, with barely more than a mention in even the Dutch press. The ex-UCI president was a controversial character and less than popular in many circles. Joe Harris and Steve Maxwell of The Outer Line had a long interview with Verbruggen.
Thursday June 22, 2017
Rider Interview: Giro d'Italia stage winner Silvan Dillier has taken his winning ways a step further with the overall victory in the Route du Sud in France last weekend. Ed Hood has the exclusive chat from the multi-talented Swiss rider.
Thursday June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017 - National champs week and Tom Dumoulin retakes his Dutch TT title. Team previews for the weekend and we look forward to the Tours de France and Pologne. UCI presidency battle-TOP STORY. Other cycling news: Skujins returns, Deutschland Tour, Hammer to Norway, Vuelta song and Bahrain-Merida Giro video.
Wednesday June 21, 2017
Lizzie Williams (Hagens Berman - Supermint) rolled away from a small breakaway on the third lap and never looked back to take her third win of the Tour of America’s Dairyland at Port Washington.
Wednesday June 21, 2017
With each piece of gear I test or review, there's usually a eureka moment where I "get it".  For Castelli's Perfetto Light jersey, mine came at the Cyclosportif Megeve in France - on an overcast day in the French Alps where rain came and went.
Tuesday June 20, 2017
It's the rider's responsibility to know what products they can use within - and outside of the rules. USA Cycling hosts several “Talent Identification Camps” each year for riders ages 14-19 years. Athletes are exposed to skills, tactics, and power testing, but perhaps the most important presentation is from USADA - the U.S. Anti Doping Agency.
Monday June 19, 2017
Stage 5: Downtown West Bend Concourse: Overall series leader Josie Talbott (ISCorp p/b Progress) won a thrilling sprint finish on a wet, slick course in West Bend for the fifth stage of the Tour of America’s Dairyland.
Monday June 19, 2017
June 19-25, 2017 - My first look at Arundel Bike's SHAMELESS PLUG, a cool mini-tool that plugs for your bar ends, and holds three bits plus a philips head screwdriver - great for emergency repairs. Also Ed's look at the gear we used to use, Toolbox covers riders' responsibilities for what goes into your own body, TOAD'17 daily pics, results and race reports.
Monday June 19, 2017
Carl Zach Cycling Classic: Skylar Schneider (ISCorp p/b Progress) won a close two-up spring over Aussie track cyclist Rebecca Wiasek (Fearless Femmes) in Women Pro1/2 in stage 4 at the Tour of America’s Dairyland Carl Zach Cycling Classic in Waukesha, WI.
Monday June 19, 2017
Retro Equipment Feature: Ed Hood looks back at his memories of riding the equipment that people now collect and call vintage and nostalgia, as a whole new section of the cycling community wants to ride l'Eroica events. Ed remembers the bad old days when the equipment maybe wasn't as good as the modern kit.
Monday June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017 - Rafal Majka showed his form in Slovenia, outside bet for the Tour de France? All the news from the Tours of Suisse, Ster ZLM and Slovenia with reports and video. No names from Operacion Puerto-TOP STORY. Other cycling news: Lotto Soudal Up-date, Backaert extends with Wanty and Peter Sagan climbs a fence.
Sunday June 18, 2017
The Tour de France “La Course” has been shifted out of the global spotlight of the Champs Elysees and moved to a one-day mountain challenge. This change is both a tangible and a symbolic step backwards. This third and final article, we look ahead and suggest how women can change the future direction of their sport.
Saturday June 17, 2017
TOP RIDE: Inside the last 3km to the summit of the 21.5km Col du Glandon, the air gets thin as we approach 1924m elevation, the road tilts to 11% grades, and each meter seems longer than the last one. There's a reason they call this one 'Hors Category'.
Saturday June 17, 2017
The popularity of mixed terrain riding coincides nicely with a slew of new disc brake equipped wheel options designed to offer you a one-stop solution to any mix of road and trail you might care to ride. The American Classic Argent series may be among the most versatile, so let’s put them to the test…
Friday June 16, 2017
Rider Interview: The 2017 Critérium du Dauphiné was one of the toughest, but a young LottoNl-Jumbo team came away with the KOM jersey and a stage win. Alexey Vermeulen played his part in helping the dutch team add to its growing palmarès. We caught up with the young man at home in Girona, Spain right after the race.
Thursday June 15, 2017
June 15, 2017 - Peter Sagan is back to his winning ways and has a new victory celebration. Reports and video from Switzerland and the ZLM Toer. Double bust for Bardiani means team ban-Top Story. Other cycling news: Injury for De Gendt, Sanchez with Astana, Italian champs preview, Movistar, Sunweb and Wanty Tour teams and Valverde King of Andalucia.
Tuesday June 13, 2017
It’s easy to become enamoured with the latest piece of training advice, or the new gadget adorning your team-mates machine, but which aspects of your training are the most important according to the evidence?