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  • Tour de France 2018 Stage 10: Alaphilippe wins first mountain stage, GVA extends lead
    Posted by mjames on 17th July 2018 at 4:13 pm

    Martin James 17 Jul 2018 Van Avermaet defies the odds to stay in yellow as Team Sky keep rivals in check behind Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) produced a courageous display of attacking riding to win Stage 10 of the 2018 Tour de France, as the race finally hit the mountains for the first time.Alaphilippe was part of a large group of riders that went clear […]

  • Richie Porte sets sights on Vuelta a España and World Championships following Tour crash
    Posted by jrobinson on 17th July 2018 at 11:10 am

    Dan Alexander 17 Jul 2018 Porte abandoned the Tour de France after fracturing his clavicle in a crash on stage 9 Richie Porte (BMC Racing) has targeted the Vuelta a España and World cChampionships as his end of season goals having crashed out of the Tour de France for the second year in a row.In an interview with his team, the BMC leader expressed his […]

  • La Course 2018: Van Vleuten leaves it late in spectacular finish
    Posted by jrobinson on 17th July 2018 at 10:50 am

    Joe Robinson 17 Jul 2018 An attack on the final climb of the day was not enough for Van Der Breggen who was caught by Van Vleuten in the final few metres Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton-Scott) caught Anna Van Der Breggen (Boels-Dolmans) in the final 50m to win the 2018 La Course by the Tour de France in Le Grand-Bornand. The Dutchwoman chased Van Der […]

  • Lizzie Deignan to lead new Trek women's WorldTour team
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th July 2018 at 3:40 pm

    Dan Alexander Joe Robinson 16 Jul 2018 The team will be built around former world champion Lizzie Deignan who is the team’s first signing. Bicycle manufacturer Trek has announced a new women’s professional road team for the 2019 season with the intention of riding in the UCI Women’s WorldTour. British rider Lizzie Deignan has been […]

  • Brailsford's approach could be 'quite divisive' with Thomas-Froome leadership, says Wiggins
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th July 2018 at 2:15 pm

    Dan Alexander 16 Jul 2018 Former Team Sky rider gives take on squad's dual leader approach and Dave Brailsford's methods Bradley Wiggins has spoken out on 'divisive' Dave Brailsford’s approach to internal leadership battles at Team Sky. Wiggins, who was famously embroiled in a power struggle with teammate Chris Froome at the 2012 Tour, suggested that […]

  • Tour de France 2018: The winners and losers from the first week
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th July 2018 at 12:26 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 Jul 2018 Cyclist take a look at which riders have had a smashing first week and those who have fallen below par The 2018 Tour de France is already a third of the way through and after nine intriguing stages the lay of the land has finally been set. Fernando Gaviria, Dylan Groenewegen and Peter Sagan have shared the spoils on the flatter days taking […]

  • Confirmed: BMC Racing saved by Polish shoe brand CCC as Van Avermaet signs contract extension
    Posted by jrobinson on 16th July 2018 at 10:32 am

    Joe Robinson 16 Jul 2018 CCC come on as title sponsor while Van Avermaet decides to stay BMC Racing will continue in the WorldTour under the new guise of CCC, the Polish footwear company that currently acts as main sponsor to ProContinental team CCC Sprandi Polkowice, it was confirmed today at the Tour de France rest day.This agreement to become the new title […]

  • Tour de France 2018: John Degenkolb wins Stage 9 on the cobbles of Roubaix
    Posted by jackew on 15th July 2018 at 12:40 pm

    Jack Elton-Walters 15 Jul 2018 What a day at the 2018 Tour de France as the race took on the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo) won Stage 9 of the 2018 Tour de France after escaping with Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing) and Yves Lampaert (Quick-Step Floors), who followed him over the line in second and third respectively.Under […]

  • Richie Porte crashes out of the Tour de France before it reaches the cobbles
    Posted by jackew on 15th July 2018 at 11:34 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 15 Jul 2018 BMC Racing leader, Richie Porte, went down in a crash on an open road with around 147km left to go on Stage 9 Richie Porte (BMC Racing) has been forced to abandon the 2018 Tour de France with what looks like a collarbone injury. The rider, who came into the race as one of the favourites for the overall win, went down in a bunch […]

  • Tour de France 2018: Groenewegen makes it two from two
    Posted by jrobinson on 14th July 2018 at 12:23 pm

    Joe Robinson 14 Jul 2018 The Dutchman sprints to victory yet again while Dan Martin loses more time on GC Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNL-Jumbo) made it two stages out of two winning Stage 8 from Dreux to Amiens Metropole. The Dutchman left it late to launch his sprint eventually coming around Peter Sagan, Fernando Gaviria and Andre Greipal.Gaviria found himself boxed […]

  • Tour de France 2018 Stage 7: Dylan Groenewegen sprints to victory
    Posted by mjames on 13th July 2018 at 4:13 pm

    Martin James 13 Jul 2018 Groenewegen comes good at last to deny Gaviria another stage victory Dylan Groenewegen (Lotto-NL Jumbo) finally found his sprinting form to win a frantic dash for the line at the end of Stage 7 of the 2018 Tour de France into Chartres.The Tour’s longest stage at 231km alternated between long sections of soft-pedalling and periods of […]

  • Tour de France: Tom Dumoulin gets 20 second time penalty for drafting
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th July 2018 at 4:48 pm

    Joe Robinson 12 Jul 2018 The Dutchman suffered a puncture in the closing stages and was forced to chase back onto the peloton Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) has been handed a 20 second time penalty for drafting his team car after puncturing in the final kilometres of Stage 6 at the Tour de France, finishing on the Mur de Bretagne. This sees the Dutchman […]

  • Tour de France 2018: Dan Martin takes victory at Mûr de Bretagne as Froome and Bardet lose time
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th July 2018 at 3:27 pm

    Dan Alexander 12 Jul 2018 Martin takes the stage while Froome, Bardet and Dumoulin all concede time to their rivals Dan Martin (UAE-Team Emirates) attacked under the flame rouge and held off a late surge from Pierre Latour (AG2R) to take the win. Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) finished with the favourites to keep yellow.Chris Froome (Sky), Romain Bardet (Ag2R) and Tom […]

  • Key Strava segments at the 2018 Tour de France
    Posted by jackew on 12th July 2018 at 2:40 pm

    Dan Alexander 12 Jul 2018 Check out the key Strava segments that could have an impact on the 2018 Tour de France With the 2018 Tour de France well underway, we've had a look at some of the Strava sgements that will be covered throughout the race. With some of the KOMs already held by pro riders - former and current - new fastest times aren't guaranteed.From […]

  • Peloton drafting even more efficient than we first thought, new study finds
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th July 2018 at 2:20 pm

    Joe Robinson 13 Jul 2018 Research using a 3D-printed terracotta peloton finds riding at the back can cut aero drag by up to 95% New research that cycling in a peloton is far more efficient than first thought, with aerodynamic drag at the back dropping to as little as 5% that being experienced at the front.In a study titled Aerodynamic drag in cycling pelotons: […]

  • Lawson Craddock raises $45,000 for local velodrome after Tour de France crash
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th July 2018 at 1:02 pm

    Dan Alexander 12 Jul 2018 A fractured scapula has not stopped the young Texan battling on throughout the Tour de France Lawson Craddock (EF-Drapac) set up a Go Fund Me appeal in the wake of his Tour de France Stage 1 crash to raise money for the Alkek Velodrome in Houston and has so far raised more than $45,000.The velodrome is where Craddock started his cycling […]

  • Alberto Contador reveals what it takes to win the Tour de France
    Posted by jrobinson on 12th July 2018 at 9:28 am

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  • Senior police officer accused of interfering in Boardman mother crash case
    Posted by jrobinson on 11th July 2018 at 1:39 pm

    Joe Robinson 11 Jul 2018 Court told police officer warned fellow officers not to attend his daughter-in-law's workplace to seize evidence A senior police officer in North Wales has been accused of intervening in a case when fellow officers attempted to question his daughter-in-law in relation to a traffic incident that resulted in the death of the mother of […]

  • Tour de France 2018: Sagan doubles up with impressive win on Stage 5
    Posted by jrobinson on 11th July 2018 at 11:36 am

    Joe Robinson 11 Jul 2018 Sagan strongest in sprint as Van Avermaet keeps yellow in uphill finish Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) powered his way to a second stage victory of the 2018 Tour de France today on Stage 5 to Quimper.Philippe Gilbert (Quick-Step Floors) attacked early on the final climb before being caught by a small group of favourites.Sonny Colbrelli […]

  • Michael Matthews abandons the Tour de France with illness
    Posted by jrobinson on 11th July 2018 at 10:31 am

    Joe Robinson 11 Jul 2018 Australian sprinter unable to start Stage 5 to Quimper as green jersey path further opens up for Peter Sagan Defending green sprinter's jersey winner Michael Matthews (Team Sunweb) has withdrawn from the Tour de France following overnight sickness.The Australian sprinter struggled with vomiting and lack of sleep last night and this […]

  • Tour de Yorkshire 2018 brings £98m boost to local economy
    Posted by jrobinson on 11th July 2018 at 9:47 am

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  • Tour de France 2018 Stage 4: Gaviria makes it two
    Posted by mjames on 10th July 2018 at 4:05 pm

    Dan Alexander 10 Jul 2018 Fernando Gaviria holds off Peter Sagan to take second stage win as Greg Van Avermaet stays in yellow Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) took his second stage win of the 2018 Tour de France, winning Stage 4 in Sarzeau ahead of sprint rivals Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Andre Greipel (Lotto Soudal).Gaviria was led to the line […]

  • Eurobike 2018 part two: Best products and highlights
    Posted by jrobinson on 10th July 2018 at 12:05 pm

    Cyclist magazine 10 Jul 2018 All the best bits of Eurobike 2018 day two including the best tech, clothing and bikes Our first day at Eurobike produced some interesting and innovative products. While there were no major bike launches, we did see a revolutionary groupset, a drivetrain with one more speed and a turbo trainer that has morphed into a spinning bike.The biggest […]

  • Tour de France 2018 Stage 3: BMC win team TT to put Van Avermaet in yellow
    Posted by mjames on 9th July 2018 at 3:37 pm

    Martin James 9 Jul 2018 BMC's time proves unbeatable as Sagan concedes race lead, Team Sky second BMC Racing won Stage 3 of the 2018 Tour de France, a 35.5km team time-trial starting and finishing in Cholet.BMC’s winning time of 38’46” was four seconds better than Team Sky, seven seconds up on Quick-Step Floors and nine seconds up on […]

  • No chain, no mechs, no problem: The new CeramicSpeed Driven
    Posted by jrobinson on 9th July 2018 at 1:30 pm

    Joe Robinson 10 Jul 2018 A groupset that uses no chain and no mechs but a driveshaft instead: is this the future? So far at Eurobike, one product has been spoken about more than anything else: the innovative CeramicSpeed DrivEn concept groupset. Developed in conjunction with the University of Colorado, the system uses a carbon fibre drive shaft in place of […]

  • Eurobike 2018 Part one: Latest products and best highlights
    Posted by jrobinson on 9th July 2018 at 9:15 am

    Cyclist magazine 9 Jul 2018 All the best bits of Eurobike 2018 including the best tech, clothing and bikes Eurobike 2018 is upon us. The annual get-together of the cycling world in Friedrichshafen, Germany, is the biggest bike exhibition in the world and gives brands the opportunity to launch their most innovative and exciting products.Spread across a gigantic aircraft […]

  • Tour de France 2018: Peter Sagan wins Stage 2 to go into yellow
    Posted by pmuir on 8th July 2018 at 2:15 pm

    Pete Muir 8 Jul 2018 Sagan takes the yellow jersey from Fernando Gaviria who crashes in the final 2km World Champion Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) has won the second stage of the 2018 Tour de France in a closely-fought sprint. His win means that he takes the yellow jersey from the shoulders of Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors).Gaviria was looking good for a […]

  • Wahoo launches new Kickr Core turbo trainer and Headwind smart fan
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th July 2018 at 11:29 am

    Joe Robinson 8 Jul 2018 Kickr Core and Kickr Headwind add to Wahoo's expanding 'ecosystem' of indoor training products Wahoo has expanded its 'ecosystem' of indoor training equipment with the introduction of an updated Kickr turbo trainer, plus the new Kickr Core and Kickr Headwind, a connected smart fan that gives the realistic feel of riding on the road.  […]

  • Tour de France 2018: Fernando Gaviria wins Stage 1 to take first yellow jersey
    Posted by sbowers on 7th July 2018 at 11:05 am

    Stu Bowers 7 Jul 2018 Gaviria wears yellow after a frenetic final 5km and bunch sprint closes out the opening day. In fairly predicatble fashion Stage 1 of the 2018 Tour De France went to a bunch sprint, won in the end by Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step), to pull on the first yellow jersey of the race. Although it was what happened further back that seemed to be […]

  • UCI responds to criticism surrounding Chris Froome judgement
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th July 2018 at 2:42 pm

    Joe Robinson 6 Jul 2018 The issue of Petacchi and Ulissi plus the reasons for Froome's acquittal have been divulged by the UCI The UCI has responded in length to the criticism it has received for the decision to acquit Chris Froome of his adverse analytical finding for salbutamol just days before the start of the Tour de France.The sport's governing body […]

  • Chris Froome met with boos at Tour de France presentation as safety concerns grow
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th July 2018 at 10:37 am

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  • Check out Mark Cavendish's World Cup inspired cycling shoes
    Posted by jrobinson on 6th July 2018 at 8:54 am

    Joe Robinson 6 Jul 2018 The Manx Missile heads to the Tour de France in search of Merckx's stage win record but cannot hide his football World Cup fever The faint belief that England could potentially win the football World Cup has gripped much of the nation and has even found itself spilling onto the feet of the Tour de France peloton, which is due to roll out of […]

  • The best places to watch the Tour de France in London
    Posted by jackew on 28th June 2018 at 3:52 pm

    Cyclist magazine 12 Jul 2018 The best places to watch the Tour de France in London as recommended by Human Race Events. Let us know if they've missed any With cycling’s most famous Grand Tour just over a week away, the organisers of the Chiltern 100 Cycling Festival, which takes place on Sunday 15th July, have cherry-picked the very best places in London to […]

  • Tour de France 2018 Stage 10: Preview of first day in the mountains
    Posted by jrobinson on 8th February 2018 at 3:00 pm

    Joe Robinson 16 Jul 2018 Stage 10 could be decisive with four mountains on the menu after the first rest day Stage 10 of the 2018 Tour de France, which takes place on Tuesday 17th July, will explore the recent road cycling trend of going off-road as the peloton climbs the partially gravelled Plateau des Glières as part of the 159km stage to Le […]

  • Hidden motor vs super bike (video)
    Posted by pstuart on 3rd January 2018 at 4:18 pm

    Peter Stuart 16 Jul 2018 How much difference does motor doping make? We pitch a concealed motor against a WorldTour race bike to find out It all began on Saturday 30th January 2016. That was the day U23 rider Femke Van den Driessche’s spare bike at the Cyclocross World Championships was inspected and a motor was found inside. It was unprecedented, and has changed […]

  • Return to Roubaix: Stage 9 of the 2018 Tour de France to take on 15 cobbled secteurs
    Posted by jackew on 17th October 2017 at 10:51 am

    Jack Elton-Walters 15 Jul 2018 Preview of Stage 9 of the 2018 Tour de France, which will take the riders over 15 cobbled secteurs covering 21.7km of the 154km stage Tour de France 2018: John Degenkolb wins Stage 9 on the cobbles of RoubaixThe Tour de France 2018 is now in full swing with thrills and spills from day one. Some riders have already lost as a […]

  • Now in yellow at the Tour de France, could Peter Sagan ever go in search of overall victory?
    Posted by jackew on 7th July 2017 at 9:36 am

    Joseph Delves 9 Jul 2018 Swapping Green for Yellow: Is Sagan capable of winning a Grand Tour? Now in yellow at the Tour de France for the first time after winning Stage 2, here's a look back at our analysis of Peter Sagan's chances of one day standing on the top step of the podium in Paris, written after his disqualification from last year's race.Sent home from […]

  • Get an inside look at the 2018 Tour de France by following these pros on Strava
    Posted by jackew on 2nd July 2017 at 12:43 pm

    Cyclist magazine 13 Jul 2018 More pros than ever sharing their rides from the race on the social network site Strava All amateurs bike riders use Strava. It's the perfect place to flex your cycling muscles by posting the details of your ride as you hunt your favourite segment's King of the Mountain spot. You can go back and retrospectively analysis ever […]

  • The best cycling deals UK in July 2018: Including Amazon Prime Day deals
    Posted by jcunningham on 6th January 2017 at 3:30 pm

    Cyclist magazine 17 Jul 2018 A round up of the best cycling deals in July 2018, including discounts from Amazon Prime Day July is the month of the Tour de France. Sunflower fields, grand chateaus and the best professional riders grace our screens for three weeks as 176 men race around France before reaching Paris.While the world of professional cycling is all […]

  • Tour de France 2018: Route, start list, wildcard teams and all you need to know
    Posted by jcunningham on 13th October 2016 at 10:53 am

    Cyclist magazine 11 Jul 2018 Complete guide to the 2018 Tour de France including the full route and all 22 teams Tour de France 2018: Key informationDates: Saturday 7th to Sunday 29th JulyGrand Depart Noirmoutier-en-l'Ile, Vendee - Pays de la Loire, FranceFinale: Champs-Elysees, Paris, FranceCountries visited: France and SpainUK television […]

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