Month: December 2018

Mathieu van der Poel sailed to his 20th victory of the cyclo-cross season, winning the Superprestige round in Diegem on Sunday evening. But the European champion missed his start and had to chase through the bunch, then had a mid-race scare when he collided with a course marshal and crashed. The crash allowed Michael Vanthourenhout (Marlux-Bingoal) to move
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I’m extremely fortunate to test loads of the latest bikes, components and riding kit, and then tell you exactly what I think of them. But I’ve picked just four of the products that stood out for me this year, whether that be down to their consistent all-round performance or being particularly impressive in some regard.
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Photo submitted by Patrick M., “‘Alone on Mars’ from Djibouti in Africa,” 12 kms south of Djibouti City. We always love seeing photos from where you are riding and are happy to share them with our readers around the world here on the Pic Of The Day. Send in your pics with a brief description and your Instagram
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Santa Cruz has given the 150mm-travel Bronson an almost identical shape to the 170mm Nomad but added playful pop to make it fantastic fun. Wheel choice makes a big difference to its overall character though. Santa Cruz Bronson CC X01+ Reserve frame While the Bronson shares design DNA with the Nomad, the upper link of
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The Mares range was created with input from former World Cyclocross Champion, and Focus founder, Mike Kluge. Below the limelight-stealing carbon Mares bikes, the 7005 aluminium models are more affordable entry points. The 6.9 shares the near horizontal top-tube and Focus’s innovative Rapid Axle Technolgy (RAT) system, allowing wheel removal by flipping the lever open
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Organisers of the 2019 Tour Colombia have announced the route for the six-stage race scheduled for February 12-17 in the Antioquia region of the South American country. The UCI 2.1 race will start in Medellin with a 14km individual time trial and conclude six days later with the climb up Alto de Palmas, which tops out at
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Slovakia, a country of five million, is noted much more for producing hockey players than pro cyclists and as such its cycling support structure is weak and disorganized. It is delightful to picture the consternation of officials when the boy Peter Sagan arrived a race on his sister’s shopping bicycle and proceeded to win the
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Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas has been awarded an OBE in the British 2019 New Year Honours list. Related Articles The New Year Honours list recognises the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom, with sports people honoured alongside those from the arts and sciences, charitable and welfare organisations, public service
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