Gran Fondo New York introduces the M-AppTMI, an informational, analog tool for riders to navigate race weekend at the fifth annual Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York on May 17, 2015. M-AppTMI's main feature is its pre-installed content: the course map and time sheet are on one side of the jumbo folding M-AppTMI while climb profiles, gear recommendations and schedules are on the other side.
Tomorrow the Lotto Soudal Ladies take part in the Ronde van Gelderland. The province Gelderland is situated in the east of the Netherlands. The race, 140.5 kilometres long, starts and finishes in Apeldoorn. There are some short hills on the course. The wind can be an important factor when the riders race over the dykes.
San Luis is Argentina's cycling hotbed so it's certainly no coincidence that the inaugural GFNY ARGENTINA will be held there on December 6, 2015. The Tour de San Luis professional race in January has become one of the early season key preparation races. Participants of GFNY Argentina will truly get to Be a Pro for a Day because many of the race crews working for Tour de San Luis will also be at GFNY Argentina.
With the launch of a brand new website, www.vermarcsport.com, Vermarc shows firmly his ambitions and qualities. Vermarc will from now on share in magazine form the latest news in the cycling and athletics world and complement it with many product news, inspiration and useful tips for both the professional, the competitive or recreational athlete.
On Saturday, June 6th, the first edition of the Tour de Pologne Challenge Trentino will set off from Cavalese, in Val di Fiemme, and arrive on the passo Pordoi, in Val di Fassa.
100 days before the finish of the last stage on 26th July, the partnership between the Tour de France and the French National Monuments Centre has been renewed. On the terrace of the Arc de Triomphe, Bernard Thévenet, the first rider to win the Yellow Jersey on the Champs-Elysées, also commenced the celebrations of his first title in 1975.
RusVelo rider Ivan Balykin won the inaugural edition of 1.2 Maykop-Uliap-Maykop, beating Timofey Kritskiy (Russian national team) in a two-man sprint.
Things are about to become intense for Area Zero-D’Amico-Bottecchia. The Italian continental formation led by team manager Ivan De Paolis is getting ready for a very important transfer to the roads of Eastern Europe.
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power2max North America today announced a price adjustment to its range of power meters. Effective immediately, prices for customers in North America will lower by up to 21%.
On Saturday, SRS began under the palm trees of the Emerald Coast of Florida with the Panama City Criterium, and Race Expo managed by Panama City Downtown Improvement Board. The Men's Pro 1/2 event was won by Cameron Hoffman (Clearfield, Utah) of Team Endurance 360. In the Women's Pro 1/2/3 race, Jennifer Wagner (Vestavia Hills, Ala.) of Infinity Racing/Tom Williams BMW-Mini captured the victory.
If anyone was wondering what ever happened to Joaquim Rodriguez, the answer could be found at the Vuelta al Pais Vasco. Purito was back in to win it, as only the greats know how, with two fantastic stage victories and an impeccably ridden race, which also helped him walk away with the final classification.
Stefano Cecchini was the men’s winner and among the ladies Claudia Bertoncini triumphed on the 133 km-long granfondo route.
Sunday's Paris-Roubaix looks like it will be hard fought over and PEZ will be right there with all the news from the roadside. Race report, result, rider quotes and video. You can read Ed Hood's preview here and this is the rider start list:
Apart from pure physical conditioning, we'll focus on polishing technical and tactical aspects. To win you have to be impeccable in all the phases of the race, there should be ideal interaction between us two. We saw at the Olympics that top favorites like the British and the Chinese teams missed their chance through this, no matter how strong they were at the moment; and I have little down they put a huge focus on this part of preparation. So it's an area that makes the difference when the teams are more or less on the same level”.
Tinkoff-Saxo’s Manuele Boaro had to see the GC-lead slip away on the final day of Circuit de la Sarthe as he dropped his chain in both intermediate sprints of the stage 5 finale. After winning the queen stage yesterday, it was naturally a heavy blow for Boaro and the entire team who, according to DS Nicki Sørensen, had put in a dedicated effort throughout the race.
The first part of the 178 kilometer long fourth and final stage of Circuit Sarthe from Abbaye de d’Epau to Le Lude was rather uneventful from CULT Energy Pro Cycling’s point of view. However, a series of attacks was launched along the way but it all came down to a bunch sprint where Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) once again proved superior.
The final stage of the Circuit la Sarthe ended with the expected bunch sprint. There were also no surprises when it was Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) who crossed the line first ahead of Aleksei Tsatevich (Katusha) and Samuel Dumoulin (AG2R La Mondiale). The overall victory would go to Ramunas Navardauskas (Cannondale-Garmin) after he won the necessary bonus seconds to leap frog from 3rd to 1st.
With just a few days to go, starting tomorrow Pomarance will be expecting the tribe of granfondo riders, who will begin an invasion by bicycle of this little Tuscan town to take part in the XVIII Green Fondo Paolo Bettini - Vittoria - La Geotermia race that takes place on Sunday, April 12th.