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  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Mohoric wins Stage 10 as Chaves drops out of contention
    Posted by jrobinson on 15th May 2018 at 12:16 pm

    Joe Robinson 15 May 2018 Slovenian wins from two-man break while Chaves loses all hope on General Classification Matej Mohoric (Bahrain-Merida) won Stage 10 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia to Gualdo Tadino after attacking in the final 40km of the stage. The Slovenian took Nico Denz (AG2R La Mondiale) to the line and outsprinted the German despite leading out the […]

  • One ride, 8,848m climbed: Everest the highest peak in Wales
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th May 2018 at 4:06 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 May 2018 Official event that sees riders climb the height of Everest in the Welsh valleys returns for a second year The masochistic craze of 'Everesting' on your bike has quickly become one of the toughest challenges an individual can do on his or her bike. Simply, it asks you to repeatedly climb up a hill until you have matched the same vertical […]

  • Mavic releases latest limited edition kit, Allure
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th May 2018 at 11:13 am

    Joe Robinson 15 May 2018 More red, white and blue from the French company with its latest limited kit Cycling has gone pink as the 101st Giro d'Italia weaves it way around Italy for three weeks. Bike brands launch special pink frames, component manufactures paint everything pink and pink jerseys are 10 to the dozen.Yet French bike part giants Mavic has reminded us that […]

  • Analysis: How things stand after nine stages of the 2018 Giro d'Italia
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th May 2018 at 8:39 am

    Joe Robinson 14 May 2018 How the GC riders have done so far and what they need to do in the race for pink After nine stages, the Giro d'Italia 2018 has hit its first rest day proper. Technically, last Monday was the first rest day but this was necessary as a result of travelling back to Italy from Israel.Today, the Giro peloton and their teams will be sipping […]

  • 'It's about having fun on the bike' Mark Beaumont to attempt Hour Record on a penny-farthing
    Posted by jackew on 14th May 2018 at 6:15 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 14 May 2018 Searching for something different, ultra-endurance rider Mark Beaumont was attempt the Hour Record on a penny-farthing at Herne Hill As part of the World Cycling Revival next month, Mark Beaumont is set to attempt the R.White’s Lemonade Penny Farthing Hour World Record at the famous Herne Hill Velodrome. Ahead of his training session […]

  • Giro d'Italia Stage 9: Simon Yates wins while Froome and Dumoulin lose time
    Posted by jackew on 13th May 2018 at 2:07 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 13 May 2018 Simon Yates won Stage 9 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia after kicking in the closing metres Simon Yates won Stage 9 of the Giro d'Italia to extend his overall lead while other big names such as Chris Froome (Team Sky) and Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) lost varying amounts of time to the pink jersey.Dumoulin shipped 12 seconds, […]

  • Giro d’Italia 2018 Stage 8: Movistar’s Richard Carapaz takes surprise win on final climb
    Posted by pmuir on 12th May 2018 at 12:24 pm

    Pete Muir 12 May 2018 The young rider from Ecuador takes his first Giro stage, while Simon Yates stays in pink Young Ecuadorean rider Richard Carapaz (Movistar) exploded out of the main pack on the final climb to win Stage 8 of the Giro d’Italia.Wearing the white 'Best Young Rider' jersey, Carapaz managed to break away from the peloton as it closed on the […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018 stage 7: Sam Bennett trumps Viviani to claim victory
    Posted by mjames on 11th May 2018 at 2:31 pm

    Martin James 11 May 2018 Bora-Hansgrohe man overhauls Quick-Step Floors favourite in high-speed finish Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) outsprinted favourite Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) to win Stage 7 of the 2018 Giro d’Italia in Praia a Mare, coming off the Italian's shoulder in the run for the line at the end of a flat 159km stage from Pizzo in southern […]

  • Watch: Mitchelton-Scott's backstage pass from incredible day at the Giro d'Italia
    Posted by jackew on 11th May 2018 at 10:28 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 11 May 2018 Mitchelton-Scott go 1-2 on Stage 6's summit finish, and take the leader's pink jersey in the process Stage 6 of the Giro d'Italia was the 2018 race's first proper summit finish after a couple of previous punchy uphill sprints to the line. The stage was won by Esteban Chaves, whose Mitchelton-Scott teammate Simon Yates crossed the line […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Esteban Chaves wins Stage 6 on Mount Etna
    Posted by mjames on 10th May 2018 at 3:14 pm

    Martin James 10 May 2018 Chaves wins stage ahead of new pink jersey Simon Yates in dream 1-2 finish for Mitchelton-Scott Colombian Esteban Chaves headed teammate Simon Yates over the line to claim a dream result for Mitchelton-Scott at the end of Stage 6 of the Giro d'Italia at the top of Mount Etna.Chaves went solo on the final climb after being part of the […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Stage 5 by numbers
    Posted by jrobinson on 10th May 2018 at 9:02 am

    Joe Robinson 10 May 2018 How Battaglin won and the numbers that suggest an amateur could have stayed in the peloton Enrico Battaglin (LottoNL-Jumbo) has proven in the past two days that he is the best punchuer in the 2018 Giro d'Italia. After taking third on Stage 4 to Caltagirone the Italian went two better winning Stage 5 to Santa Ninfa on a similar testing […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Enrico Battaglin takes steep finish on Stage 5
    Posted by jrobinson on 9th May 2018 at 2:38 pm

    Joe Robinson 9 May 2018 Battaglin takes Stage 5 into Santa Ninfa while Dennis holds onto pink ahead of Mount Etna Enrico Battaglin (LottoNL-Jumbo) improved on his third place from 24 hours previous by taking the steep uphill finish into Santa Ninfa. After surfing the wheel of Giovanni Visconti (Bahrain-Merida) into the final corner before rounding him in the final […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Digesting the numbers of Wellens's win
    Posted by jrobinson on 9th May 2018 at 8:52 am

    Joe Robinson 9 May 2018 A look at the numbers that allowed Wellens to win and Schachmann to finish the stage Tim Wellens (Lotto-Soudal) took Stage 4 of the Giro d'Italia into Caltagirone with a perfectly timed attack, unleashing himself from the wheel of Enrico Battaglin (LottoNL-Jumbo) within the final 200m to cross the line first.The win was uncharacteristic of […]

  • The World Cycling Revival gears up for Herne Hill Velodrome to the delight of local riders
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th May 2018 at 2:52 pm

    Joe Robinson 9 May 2018 The World Cycling Revival will see many descend onto the Herne Hill Velodrome and that's something Germaine Burton is pretty proud of Graeme Obree was tucked down on his new Old Faithful. Now made out of the side of an oven, as opposed to his washing machine, he cruised around the sun-kissed Herne Hill Velodrome no different to twenty years […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Wellens wins punchy finish in Sicily
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th May 2018 at 2:49 pm

    Joe Robinson 8 May 2018 Tim Wellens takes Stage 4 of the Giro d'Italia while Dennis stays in pink Tim Wellens (Lotto-Soudal) produced a perfectly-timed attack on the final ramp to the finish to win a lumpy Stage 4 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia into Caltagirone. The Belgian bided his time racing around Enrico Battaglin (LottoNL-Jumbo) to take the stage.Behind […]

  • What the newest salbutamol study means for Froome
    Posted by pstuart on 8th May 2018 at 1:37 pm

    Peter Stuart 11 May 2018 Froome’s salbutamol defence grows stronger with new study that claims WADA’s test for salbutamol is fundamentally flawed A recent study has added further strength to Chris Froome’s defence against a possible sanction over an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) for excessive levels of salbutamol in his urine, by claiming the […]

  • Greg Van Avermaet dedicates Yorkshire win to Andy Rihs
    Posted by jackew on 7th May 2018 at 7:06 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 7 May 2018 Greg Van Avermaet took the overall win at the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire in honour of the recently passed team owner Greg Van Avermaet dedicated his Tour de Yorkshire overall win to Andy Rihs, BMC's owner who died recently. Van Avermaet said it had been the team's aim to win the race in honour of Rihs, and that he was happy to take the […]

  • Tour de Yorkshire 2018: Rossetto takes stage after 120km alone; Van Avermaet wins overall
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th May 2018 at 1:38 pm

    Joe Robinson 6 May 2018 Stephane Rossetto wins Stage 4 of the Tour de Yorkshire; Van Avermaet takes the General Classification Stephane Rossetto (Cofidis) proved why cycling is a beautiful sport after winning a tough stage 4 from Halifax to Leeds after riding solo for over 120km. The Frenchman attacked on the insidiously steep Cote de Park Rash after 77km and […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Viviani takes his second consecutive stage with sprint into Eilat
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th May 2018 at 12:59 pm

    Joe Robinson 6 May 2018 The Italian wins Stage 3 into Eilat as the race now heads back to Italy It was deja-vu at the Giro d'Italia after Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) took Stage 3 into the Red Sea coastal town of Eilat outsprinting Sacha Modolo (EF-Drapac) and Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe).After a dull stage through the desert, the final 5km saw the touch […]

  • Tour de Yorkshire 2018: Sunweb's Max Walscheid wins Stage 3
    Posted by mjames on 5th May 2018 at 4:56 pm

    Martin James 5 May 2018 German outsprints Magnus Cort Nielsen for the win, but Dane extends his overall lead. Photo: SWPix.com Team Sunweb’s Max Walscheid won Stage 3 of the Tour de Yorkshire in a hotly contested sprint finish in Scarborough today.The German left his effort late, but had the speed and power when it mattered to ride past his rivals and claim […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Elia Viviani sprints to victory on Stage 2
    Posted by mjames on 5th May 2018 at 2:53 pm

    Martin James 5 May 2018 Quick-Step Floors notch up another win as Viviani proves too good for sprint rivals Quick-Step Floors sprinter Elia Viviani produced a perfectly timed sprint to win Stage 2 if the 2018 Giro d'Italia in Tel Aviv today. After a technical run-in that saw the sprint trains struggle to impose themselves, the Italian found himself well out […]

  • Giro d'Italia Stage 1 power breakdown: How Dumoulin took victory
    Posted by jrobinson on 4th May 2018 at 4:10 pm

    Joe Robinson 4 May 2018 A look at the vital stats behind the peloton on stage one's individual time trial Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) picked up where he left off taking the first maglia rosa of this year's Giro d'Italia by winning the 9.7km individual time trial around Jerusalem, Israel in a time of 12.02.The defending champion took the stage victory by finish […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Tom Dumoulin wins Stage 1 time trial taking the pink jersey
    Posted by jrobinson on 4th May 2018 at 11:48 am

    Joe Robinson 4 May 2018 The defending champion is the fastest of the day on the tough course around the streets of Jerusalem, Israel Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) wins Stage 1 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia, a 9.7km individual time trial in Jerusalem, Israel, taking the first pink jersey of the race.Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) spent most of the day in the hotseat, however […]

  • Watch: Chris Froome crashes on Giro d'Italia time trial recon
    Posted by jrobinson on 4th May 2018 at 8:56 am

    Joe Robinson 4 May 2018 Rider pictured with large abrasions as he prepares for today's first stage Chris Froome (Team Sky) has crashed while performing a recon of today's Stage 1 individual time trial of the Giro d'Italia in Jerusalem. The four-time Tour de France champion was on course preparing for the opening stage when he took a spill. A spectator […]

  • Tour de Yorkshire 2018: Guarnier takes summit finish and overall victory on Cow and Calf
    Posted by jrobinson on 4th May 2018 at 8:47 am

    Joe Robinson 4 May 2018 American wins by 14 seconds on the Cote de Cow and Calf taking overall victory. Photos: SW Pix Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans) wins Stage 2 of the 2018 women's Tour de Yorkshire after taming the summit finish atop the Cote de Cow and Calf in Ilkley. Guarnier also takes the General Classification becoming the first rider to take the race […]

  • Tour de Yorkshire 2018: Harry Tanfield wins from day's break
    Posted by jrobinson on 3rd May 2018 at 4:35 pm

    Joe Robinson 3 May 2018 Harry Tanfield takes stage one of the Tour de Yorkshire into Doncaster in reduced sprint Harry Tanfield (Canyon-Eisberg) caused a major upset on Stage one of the Tour de Yorkshire winning the sprint ahed of his fellow breakaway riders.The group of five were all part of the days main escape and managed to hold off the rampaging peloton […]

  • Official Tour de Yorkshire beer supplier creates 'Pub Peloton' route maps
    Posted by jackew on 3rd May 2018 at 1:39 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 3 May 2018 Black Sheep Brewery has edited the Tour de Yorkshire's route maps to show fans where they can grab a pint along the route Black Sheep Brewery, the official beer supplier of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire, has given the race's route maps a makeover by showing roadside fans where they can grab a pint along the way. Named the 'Pub Peloton', each […]

  • Tour de Yorkshire 2018: Kirsten Wild sprints to victory on Stage 1
    Posted by jrobinson on 3rd May 2018 at 11:00 am

    Joe Robinson 3 May 2018 Wild takes the first stage of the women's Tour de Yorkshire ahead of Dideriksen and Alice Barnes Kirsten Wild (Wiggle-High5) sprinted to victory on Stage 1 of the Tour de Yorkshire into Doncaster, proving why she was favourite for the day's race. The Dutchwoman won comfortably ahead of the rest with Amalie Dideriksen […]

  • Froome and Dumoulin's data to be broadcast live at Giro d'Italia
    Posted by jrobinson on 3rd May 2018 at 10:25 am

    Joe Robinson 3 May 2018 Velon broadcasting live data from Giro d'Italia including Froome, Dumoulin and home favourite Are Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) will start the 101st Giro d'Italia tomorrow in Jerusalem, Israel with the number one pinned to his back as defending champion. The Dutchman will set out to become the first rider to defend the Maglia Rosa since Miguel […]

  • Adam Hansen receives special 'Iron Man' bike for 20th consecutive Grand Tour
    Posted by jrobinson on 3rd May 2018 at 9:15 am

    Joe Robinson 3 May 2018 The Australian will ride this special edition bike at the Giro d'Italia Starting your 20th consecutive Grand Tour is quite some feat. In fact, when he rolls off the Giro d'Italia start ramp in Jerusalem tomorrow, Adam Hansen (Lotto-Soudal) will have been the only rider to have done so. So to mark this special occasion, the Australian […]

  • Yanto Barker explains how Le Col develops its kit
    Posted by jackew on 2nd May 2018 at 3:08 pm

    Cyclist magazine 3 May 2018 Le Col founder Yanto Barker talks through his processes when it comes to developing kit Retired professional cyclist Yanto Barker knows a thing or two about what makes good kit having spent over 20,000 hours in the saddle racing on the domestic and Continental circuits.When he turned his attention to an attempt to produce the best […]

  • Rapha releases limited edition Gavia range in celebration of Andy Hampsten
    Posted by jrobinson on 2nd May 2018 at 8:39 am

    Joe Robinson 3 May 2018 30 years on from his Giro d'Italia heroics, Rapha has celebrated the American's exploits Cycling's high fashion connoisseur Rapha is at it again with its latest limited edition collection just in time for Friday's Stage 1 start of the Giro d'Italia in Jerusalem, Israel.This time, the British-based cyclewear brand is paying homage to the first and […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Stage 6 sees first summit finish on Etna
    Posted by jrobinson on 25th April 2018 at 1:23 pm

    Joe Robinson 10 May 2018 For second consecutive year, Etna chosen as first summit finish of the Giro d'Italia Stage 6 of the 2018 Giro d'Italia will be the first summit finish of the race as the peloton climbs the Sicilian volcano of Etna on the 164km stage from Caltanissetta. This will give us our first glimpse of which riders will be contesting the fight for […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Stage 1 tackles short time trial around Jerusalem
    Posted by jrobinson on 24th April 2018 at 1:46 pm

    Joe Robinson 4 May 2018 The first Grand Tour stage outside of Europe will navigate the city roads of Jerusalem, Israel Stage 1 of this year's Giro d'Italia will go down in history whatever the result. The short 9.7km individual time trial will be the first ever Grand Tour stage to take place outside of Europe. The destination, as we know, is Jerusalem, […]

  • BMC Roadmachine RM02 Ultegra review
    Posted by mjames on 23rd March 2018 at 1:22 pm

    Matthew Page Friday, May 11, 2018 - 13:31 Sleek and beautiful to both look at and ride, finely balancing comfort and performance 4.0 / 5 £3,350 The BMC Roadmachine has been out for just over a year, launched with the aim of simplifying the Swiss brand’s road bike range, taking […]

  • Win tickets to The P&P World Cycling Revival Worth £118
    Posted by jackew on 12th March 2018 at 12:36 pm

    BikesEtc 14 May 2018 Your chance to attend the event at the Herne Hill Velodrome, for free The P&P World Cycling Revival, the greatest celebration of the bicycle the world has ever seen, will take place between 14th and 16th June 2018 at Herne Hill Velodrome, London. This high-end heritage sporting, music and lifestyle festival event celebrates 200 years of […]

  • Interview: Pete Thompson, the man who will run the route of the Tour de France
    Posted by jackew on 16th February 2018 at 8:36 am


  • The 25-hour race: Red Bull Timelaps to return for a second year
    Posted by pstuart on 30th October 2017 at 1:35 pm

    Joe Robinson 9 May 2018 The 25-hour long race will return to Great Windsor Park with more entrants. Photos: Peter Stuart/Red Bull After 500 riders took part in the inaugural event last October, the Red Bull Timelaps is set to return in 2018 pitting its competitors against the world’s longest race.Taking advantage of the extra hour at the end of British Summer Time, […]

  • The Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride: A tough but rewarding way to ride in the tyre tracks of the pros
    Posted by jackew on 4th May 2017 at 6:28 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 9 May 2018 The Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride, the sportive before the last stage at the Tour de Yorkshire is made by the scenery it travels through Continuing the theme of emulating its older cousin - think de rather than of - the Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride sportive copies the Tour de France's Etape du Tour by changing its route each […]

  • Giro d'Italia 2018: Route, riders and all you need to know
    Posted by jcunningham on 26th October 2016 at 2:16 pm

    Cyclist magazine 15 May 2018 Key information about the 2018 Giro d'Italia men's race from Friday 4th to Sunday 27th May Giro d'Italia 2018: key informationDates: Friday 4th to Sunday 27th May 2018 Start: 5th May, Israel Finish: 27th May, Milan, ItalyCountries visited: Israel, Italy UK television […]

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