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Toolbox: Even from a distance, pro riders have a unique and graceful style that clearly distinguishes them from amateurs and recreational cyclists. Is this difference something to do with their pedal stroke and technique? And if so, is it something that we can train to improve our own cycling? Primoz Roglic – Smooth and efficient
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Vuelta Stage Report: The penultimate mountain stage of la Vuelta a España 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 his first professional victory. Miguel Ángel López (Astana) provided the fireworks among the favourites, causing Nairo Quintana
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Vuelta Stage Report: Philippe Gilbert (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) took his second stage win in the 2019 Vuelta a España. The seventeenth stage was split into echelons by the crosswind causing problems for the GC teams. At the finish it looked like Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) had the stage in the bag by starting the sprint early,
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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
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Castelli Winter’19 and Summer’20 Collections. The next generation of performance-enhancing cycling clothing for men and women like the new GABBA and PERFETTO RoS family, lightweight SUPERLEGGERA JERSEY and BIBSHORTS. The protective FREE PROTEKT, which protects the hips in situations where there’s a higher likelihood of coming off, like in the chaotic opening stages of a
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Castelli Winter’19 and Summer’20 Collections. The next generation of performance-enhancing cycling clothing for men and women like the new GABBA and PERFETTO RoS family, lightweight SUPERLEGGERA JERSEY and BIBSHORTS. The protective FREE PROTEKT, which protects the hips in situations where there’s a higher likelihood of coming off, like in the chaotic opening stages of a
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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 (Jumbo-Visma) followed an attack by
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“Ultimate Étapes” by Peter Cossins. We have had the good fortune here to review books about do-it-yourself tours, cycling history, great races and impressive mountains but it 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
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