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Sunday May 19, 2019
PeloPics: The conclusive stage of the AMGEN Tour of California confirmed the two final overall winners: Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) in the men's race and Anna van der Breggen (Boels Dolmans) in the women's event. Cees Bol (Sunweb) and Elisa Balsamo (Valcar Cylance) were the day's winners in the Pasadena’s Rose Bowl. Photo gallery by Darrell Parks.
Sunday May 19, 2019
The Giro d'Italia remains the race the Cool Kids like because it is wild, unpredictable and exciting. Originally inspired by the Tour de France, its history has been rather different, through topography as well as culture. This is all nicely set out in Colin O'Brien's “The Beautiful Race: The Story of the Giro d'Italia.”
Saturday May 18, 2019
Race Report: A wet stage 8 finalé came down to a fight between the top fast-finishers of the 2019 Giro d'Italia - Caleb Ewan, Elia Viviani and Pascal Ackermann were elbow to elbow in the final meters for the diminutive Australian to cross the line first. The leader's jersey of Valerio Conti was never in danger.
Saturday May 18, 2019
The Mid-Atlantic U.S. has a Spring Classic Series organized by Kermesse Sport. It’s a series of four events that emulate both the cobbled and Ardennes Classics of Northern Europe. The Fools Classic, Kermesse Sport’s original ride founded 13 years ago, is the series’ La Doyenne, even though it more closely resembles the Ronde Van Vlaanderen than it does LBL.
Friday May 17, 2019
Race Report: Another new Giro d'Italia stage winner on the seventh day, this time from Spain. Astana's Pello Bilbao took the win in L’Aquila with a solo attack from a leading group with just over one final hard kilometre to go. The Basque rider finished ahead of Tony Gallopin (AG2R-La Mondiale) and Davide Formolo (Bora-Hansgrohe). Valerio Conti (UAE Team Emirates) held the pink jersey.
Friday May 17, 2019
Limar introduced the world's first foam-in-shell cycling helmet and were also the first lid-maker to sponsor a pro cycling team. They’ve also been the lightest production helmet in the world on several occasions, but they’ve only ever had “good” ventilation until now… Enter the new Air Pro.
Thursday May 16, 2019
Race Report: Stage six of the 2019 Giro d’Italia saw a big change in the overall classification. Valerio Conti (UAE Team Emirates) will start tomorrow in the Maglia Rosa. The Italian was part of the early break which managed to stay clear all the way to the finish line. The stage victory went to his countryman and finalé partner; Fausto Masnada (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec).
Thursday May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019 - The weather in Italy has not been great, unlike California-The racing has been hot. News, views and video from the Giro and AToC. Doping has reared its ugly head again-Top Story. Plus: OVO Tour Series, riders out of the Giro, Tour of Britain start in Scotland, Molano health tests, Vuelta'19 song and Dumoulin (now pointless) Giro d'Italia video preparations.
Wednesday May 15, 2019
Race Report: At the finish of very wet stage 5; Bora-Hansgrohe's Pascal Ackermann got the better of Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates) in Terracina. The German champion squeezed ahead of the Colombian for his second 2019 Giro stage win. Tom Dumoulin had to abandon in the neutralised zone.
Wednesday May 15, 2019
Peaks Coaching Group (PCG)--industry leaders in data-driven coaching--announced today that they will be leading the world’s first motion analysis cycling camp using the award winning LEOMO TYPE-R in Boulder, CO July 14-19, 2019.
Wednesday May 15, 2019
Clothing Review: In my part of the world (Babylon on the Potomac), spring has finally arrived. That means warmer weather. In fact, we’ve had some unseasonably warm (temps up to 80F) early spring days. So I’ve been able to ditch arm and knee warmers and do some riding in shorts and short-sleeve jersey – including DannyShane kit I teased in my review of their Fall City Line casual clothing.
Tuesday May 14, 2019
Race Report: The fourth stage of the Giro d’Italia went to Movistar's Ecuadorian, Richard Carapaz, after a crazy finalé in Frascati. The peloton was split to pieces in the last kilometres by a massive crash. Carapaz was one of the lucky riders to escape chaos and jump for the line. Stage favourite, Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal), was a close second.
Tuesday May 14, 2019
Many things have to fall into place for a promising junior to become a top elite athlete in a sport like cycling. Of course, the elusive “big engine” springs to top of mind when we talk talent. But how much does training influence hemoglobin mass and aerobic capacity during those critical junior years?
Monday May 13, 2019
Race Report: Deceuninck - Quick-Step's fast-finishing Italian champion, Elia Viviani thought he had won in Orbetello on stage 3. After the finish the race jury relegated Viviani due to a 'irregular sprint'. Thus, Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates) was given the stage win.
Monday May 13, 2019
May 13, 2019 - The 2019 Giro is underway and we have a worthy leader in Primoz Roglic - Will he have the pink jersey in three weeks time? - Top Story. All the news form Italy and California with video. Other cycling news: Champs dominate OVO Series, Kittel and Katusha split, BORA with Specialized, Novo Nordisk longest American team sponsor, the Étape app and Giro Sunweb video.
Sunday May 12, 2019
Book Review: For those of us who love the Giro d’Italia, the final day always come too soon and then the Tour comes and pink is replaced by yellow. Thanks to “Maglia Rosa: Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia” by British author/Italian resident Herbie Sykes we have an English-language history of the Giro d’Italia.
Sunday May 12, 2019
Cycling Fashion: Ed Hood has been admiring cycling sartorial elegance for more years than he would like to admit, and he is not too enamoured with the modern designs. Time for Ed to look back over the best pro jerseys of the past and pick his favourites and not so popular team kit.
Sunday May 12, 2019
Race Report: The German champion, Pascal Ackermann, won the second stage of the 2019 Giro d’Italia into the town of Fucecchio. The Bora-Hansgrohe fast-man was the best sprinter after 205 lumpy kilometres. Elia Viviani (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) was second, ahead of Australian Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) in third. The Maglia Rosa stays on the shoulders of Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma).
Saturday May 11, 2019
Race Report: Primož Roglič has taken the first stage and the first Maglia Rosa of the 2019 Giro d'Italia. He has also shown the competition that he means business in the Italian Grand Tour. The Slovenian was 19 seconds faster than Simon Yates over the tough 8.2 kilometer time trial finishing in San Luca, Bologna. Vincenzo Nibali was 3rd at 23 seconds.
Saturday May 11, 2019
Life with the Giro d'Italia: Peter Easton could guide you on a trip just about anywhere in the world. But Italy... well it's in his blood. As the 2019 Giro d'Italia is about to kick-off in Bologna with a tough 8.2 kilometer time trial, Peter gives us his take on the Italian spirit.