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Sunday September 15, 2019
Cyclists determined to improve their condition have a wide variety of choices, from training diaries to formal programs to online coaching. But recent developments have now opened up a multi-million dollar market for an aspect many of us don't pay much attention to: recovery. A new book, “Good to Go” is devoted entirely to this subject and the science-or lack of science-behind it all.
Saturday September 14, 2019
When I stripped the torx bolt head on the seat post clamp on my Cipollini MCM, and could no longer adjust the seat, I decided to solve this one myself. Since there were no videos on how to remove a stripped screw from a bike frame, I recorded my odyssey, along with enough fails in this project to file this one under "stupid like me".
Saturday September 14, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) took his third stage victory after a long solo, this put the Slovenian on the third step of the overall podium. Primoz Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) guaranteed his win in the 2019 Vuelta a España. He had no problems on the last mountain stage, despite some attacks from Miguel Ángel López (Astana) and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar).
Saturday September 14, 2019
OVO Energy Tour of Britain Stage 1 PeloPics: Fresh from his visit to the Vuelta a España, Ed Hood had a more local assignment last weekend - The start of stage 1 of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain in Glasgow. The 70 kilometres from Ed's house to the start of the British Tour was much easier than the 2,000K to the Vuelta salida in Alicante, but it was just as much fun.
Friday September 13, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: Rémi Cavagna (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) took the win in the medieval streets of Toledo on stage 19 of the Vuelta a España on Friday. The Frenchman was part of the early break, then in the final 25 kilometres he attacked to go solo and hold off the peloton as they snapped at his heels. Primoz Roglic held the overall lead after a crash splintered the main bunch.
Thursday September 12, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: The penultimate mountain stage of la Vuelta was won by EF Education First's Sergio Higuita. The promising Colombian had lost twenty minutes on the road to Guadalajara yesterday, but today he soloed to victory. Miguel Ángel López (Astana) provided the fireworks, causing Nairo Quintana (Movistar) and Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) to lose time.
Thursday September 12, 2019
Sept 12, 2019 - Two more crazy days on the la Vuelta a España - Never a dull moment. Results, reports and video from Spain and the Tour of Britain. Surgery for Urán - Top Story. Other cycling news: Teams for the Grands Prix Cyclistes Québec and Montréal, more rider contracts for 2020, De Clercq retires, Milano-Torino, World's riders and La Vuelta Junior.
Wednesday September 11, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: Philippe Gilbert took his second stage win in the 2019 Vuelta a España. Stage 17 split into echelons causing problems for the GC teams. At the finish it looked like Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) had the stage in the bag, but Gilbert swooped past for the win. Nairo Quintana (Movistar) took advantage of making it into the front group to move into second place overall.
Wednesday September 11, 2019
Rider Interview: Ed Hood spoke to Adam Lewis back in 2017 as a 'Young Gun' when he hit the Belgian roads. Adam is now riding for the Dutch Continental team, BEAT Cycling Club and mixing it with the Pros. Ed caught up with Adam to hear how things have progressed on the next rung up the cycling ladder.
Tuesday September 10, 2019
Vuelta Rest Day No.2: The Vuelta a España has a reputation for excitement and the last seven stages have lived up to it... and some. Ed Hood is in his 'virtual' Burgos café pondering the middle week of the Spanish Grand Tour over a café con leche and a large Veterano by Osborne. Vuelta catch-up time....
Tuesday September 10, 2019
Toolbox: With the hot, humid days of August drawing to a close and gravel rides and cyclocross upon us, our on-bike demands of our bodies is going to change. Yet many of us don’t. We continue to treat the bike as the bike, one and the same, which often leads us to lower back, hip, and shoulder pain as we change our style of riding.
Monday September 9, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: Jakob Fuglsang won stage 16 of the Vuelta a España on the summit of the Alto de la Cubilla. The experienced Dane of the Astana team was the strongest from the early break after a tough 145 kilometres of climbing. Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma), Miguel Ángel López (Astana) and Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) attacked the other favourites.
Monday September 9, 2019
We’ve had a close-up view of the emergence of the next generation of Team INEOS stars like Egan Bernal, Pavel Sivakov, and Tao Geoghegan Hart. These guys draw on the massive Team INEOS experience while bringing the passion, discovery, and curiosity of youth. That’s what you’ll find in the Castelli Winter’19 and Summer’20 Collections.
Monday September 9, 2019
Sept 09, 2019 - The Vuelta has had a few crazy days - Reports, quotes and video. Plus race action from the Brussels Classic, Tour of Britain, Antwerp Port Epic, Fourmies and Izegem Koers. Tom Pidcock to race with the top men - Top Story. Teams for Torino, GranPiemonte and Lombardia, rider contracts, Pozzovivo out of hospital, Jørgensen returns, new sponsor for Lotto Soudal.
Sunday September 8, 2019
Wahoo ELEMNT Roam Review: For many years Garmin has set the benchmark for on-board GPS bike computers. These days there are many to choose from depending on what you want/need to know during your ride and after. The new ELEMNT Roam by Wahoo does just about everything you could dream of; our man Chuck Peña got his hands on a Wahoo ELEMNT for a good Roam.
Sunday September 8, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: Another crazy day on the Vuelta a España saw the victory go to Jumbo-Visma's Sepp Kuss. On the mountain stage 15 to Santuario del Acebo, the American climber was the best from the 'Break of the Day'. Behind; the favourites tested each other again and Primoz Roglic followed an attack by Alejandro Valverde to extended his lead over the rest of the top men.
Sunday September 8, 2019
We've had the good fortune to review books about do-it-yourself tours, cycling history, great races and impressive mountains but it's seldom that all of this can be packaged into such an attractive offering. “Ultimate Étapes” is subtitled “Ride Europe's Greatest Cycling Stages” and it delivers much on this promise.
Saturday September 7, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: Bora-Hansgrohe's Sam Bennett won the Vuelta'19 stage 14 in a crash marred final. The Irishman was by far the fastest on the slightly up-hill sprint-finish. Maximiliano Richeze (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) was second ahead of Tosh van der Sande (Lotto Soudal) in third. A big crash in the last kilometre finished the stage early for many riders.
Saturday September 7, 2019
Rider Interview: With the likes of Remco Evenepoel, Mathieu van der Poel and Wout Van Aert hitting the headlines, a new young British rider has landed himself a stagieire place and a two year contract with Trek-Segafredo. Charlie Quarterman is fast, as he showed in the National 10 mile TT championships - Ed Hood asks the questions.
Friday September 6, 2019
Vuelta Stage Report: The finalé of a crazy day on stage 13 saw two Slovenian riders blast the others off their wheels on the climb of Los Machucos. Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) took his second stage win in the Vuelta, he and his fellow countryman, overall leader, Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) rode away from the other favourites on the steep ramps, and then won the sprint.