After the fantastic victory last year at Lacs de l’Eau d’Heure, which followed his first title captured back in 2011, this Sunday Philippe Gilbert will be on the prowl for a third Belgian Road Race Champion.
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.
Showers Pass debuts their Women’s Refuge Jacket - a unique combination of hard-shell waterproof breathable performance fabric, ventilation, and reinforced shoulders that seamlessly transitions style, comfort and design from bike to trail and mountain, to everyday errands around town.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sidi figured as a major player on the roads of Switzerland. Slovenian Simon Spilak from Team Katusha - Alpecin took home the Tour de Suisse, a short yet important stage race on the World Tour calendar.
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.
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.
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.
The theme for tonight was money, money, money--culminating in a $1500 Belgianwerx Super Prime. Tonight's course was one of the longer crits at approximately .9 miles. Due to this longer and wider course none of the riders took over at the front for the majority of the race.