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A for Amatorow: the Tour de Pologne Amatorow is the race that brings fans out every year to pedal on the same route as the pros in Bukowina Tatrzanska. In spite of the rain this year there were almost 1500 brave hearts lined up at the starting line.
The day before this year’s finish on the Champs-Elysées, the Tour de France is already looking ahead to its next edition.
On Sunday, 24 July, at 1:30 pm, just a few hours before the curtains fall on the 2016 Tour de France, the elite of women's cycling will light the fireworks on the legendary circuit on the Champs-Élysées.
This Sunday just before the final stage of the Tour de France, the women's peloton will take part in the third edition of La Course by Le Tour.
The 43rd edition of the five-day event will be one for the puncheurs, with more than 30 categorized climbs on the course.
From Saturday 23 July 2016 till Wednesday 27 July 2016, the Tour de Wallonie is scheduled. A part of the peloton will be guided through the tough Walloon landscape. This stage race will be something for the Classics riders as there are several climbs situated on the course.
“I hope that I can compete with the best,” said Dries Devenyns, who won a stage as well as the overall classification at the Baloise Belgium Tour in May. “As a team, we will concentrate mostly on winning a stage at the Tour de Wallonie. And as far as that goes, we have multiple options.”
The third edition of the BeNeLadies Tour finished on Sunday with a stage in and around Zelzate. Elise Delzenne sprinted to the third place, that’s also her position on GC.
We continue our episodic journey towards the discovery of SHOT, the new cycling shoe from the Sidi Sport collection.
Held in the Hainaut province and named after former Paris-Roubaix champion Pino Cerami, who also holds the record for being the oldest winner of a Tour de France stage, the Belgian one-day race is 210.8-km-long and will take place on a course which can be divided into a 171.3km loop and a 13.2-km long circuit, that the peloton is set to cover three times.
Volata Cycles, Inc. (www.volatacycles.com) introduced the world’s first high-tech bicycle made for next generation cyclists. The first model, created by the San Francisco-based company, is a technologically advanced, low maintenance solution designed specifically for the “performance and utility” usage.
FOX Sports Networks return as the national broadcast partner for the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. A total of 21 hours of national programming will be provided on FS2 across the U.S. for the professional cycling stage race, Aug. 1-7, including 14 hours of live, high-definition coverage.
Members of IAM Cycling team have spent the last two weeks living at 2309 meters above sea level at the Albergo Ospizio Bernina at the Bernina Pass. During the days, they were training with team coach Marcello Albasini, using the “Live High, Train High” (LHTH) method.
Saturday, July 16th, in the morning a truly special event will be held at the Wieliczka – Brzegi – Campus Misericordiae, where the 5th stage of the Tour de Pologne will head off towards the final in Zakopane.
More than one and a half months after the severe accident Stig keeps fighting to make progress, just like his family and the medical staff who take care of him every day. They haven’t given up hope and neither have we. Stig is a tough guy, always positive and always smiling. Not a quitter, but a fighter.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee today confirmed Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio’s selection to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The South African will be partaking in her second Olympic Games and is the fourth Cervélo Bigla Pro Cycling rider selected.
Drapac Professional Cycling wrapped up a successful Tour of Austria last Saturday, with Brendan Canty finishing eight overall at the end of a hard week of racing.
The U23 team of Lotto Soudal has had a successful season so far, with already more than a dozen victories in club races and also victories in regional races. This year there are eleven first-year U23 riders in the team and seven second-years.
Internationale Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen takes place from 15-21 July in Germany. The race was a successful one for the team last year. Lotta Lepistö won her first ever international race while both her and Joëlle Numainville finished in the top ten overall.
Team aims to compete in the Tour of California and the Classics in 2017, eyeing a Gran-Tour debut in 2018. Team is currently negotiating with several key riders and technical partners.