The Tour's Coolest Stages: With the announcement of the 2018 Tour de France route in Paris on Tuesday, the 'PEZ Crew' got to thinking of their coolest Tour stage memories. Here are the guy's choices and, surprisingly, not for the sporting aspect of the stage, but more for the 'other' happenings on the day.
The completely redesigned Cipollini RB1K, dubbed "The ONE", was an eye-catcher at Interbike 2017. Beyond the stunning steely blue paint, the all new frame is reported to be 120grams lighter, 20% stiffer, and features a swappable head set plate that changes the handlebar stack height without traditional spacers. Here's a first look.
Oct 19, 2017 - The 2018 Tour de France makes its return to the cobbles of Roubaix and the Alpe d'Huez-Top Story. We also catch up with the weekend's cyclocross with results and video. Other cycling news: Contracts, medical up-dates on Keisse and Bakelants, Wanty-Groupe Gobert win EuropeTour and Tour presentation video.
PeloPic: One of the best shots of the Dutch fans on the Alpe d'Huez. BMC's Miguel Quinziato takes on some 'hydration' from the spectators on his way to the finish in stage 20 of the 2015 Tour de France.
PeloPic: The 2018 Tour de France will return to the mythical climb of the Alpe d'Huez and its twisting climb. The madness of Dutch corner will also be there, and for sure you can bet on the excitement.
There’s one stage race left on the programme of Lotto Soudal this season: the Tour of Guangxi. This WorldTour race takes place from Thursday 19 October until Tuesday 24 October, in the south of China. It’s six hours later in Guangxi than in Belgium.
2018 Tour de France Preview: On Tuesday in Paris, Christian Prudhomme unveiled the 2018 Tour de France race route. With the cobbles of Roubaix, the return of the Alpe d’Huez and a mountain time trial in the Basque Country, it should be a 'belter'. Ed Hood takes a first look at the course to asses the possibilities of a Froome fifth win.
PeloPic: The last race on the Belgian calendar in Putte-Kapellen gave the BabyDump team their biggest win of the season with Arvid de Kleijn. The Sluitingsprijs is a great excuse for a beer after the race is over and a time for the riders to mix with the fans.
As with all competitive sports, there is also a risk for injury in competitive bicycling. The patterns of injury in bicycling are unique since exposures include high speed, obstacles like cyclists, pedestrians and motor vehicles, and unpredictable road, environmental and weather conditions.
PeloPic: The final race on the Belgian calendar takes place today (Tuesday) in the Belgian/Dutch border town of Putte-Kapellen. The finish line is the actual border between the two countries. It's a top race, but also a top night out for the fans and riders.
Although the Apennines may not be as famous as the Alps to the north that's not to say they are any less of a challenge, often deserted their steep and irregular pitches are a playground of pleasure and pain.
All about user experience: Kinomap is launching a major update of its cycling app during Interbike 2017 with many new features and integrating new protocols and home trainers. From Strava deeper integration to Interval training, let’s have a look at this year bunch of new stuff.