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Bookshelf: Bike racing — is it a sport? An addiction? Jogging gone wrong? Or, as some of us like to think, an art? We at PezCyclingNews have been big fans of Greig Leach, the Richmond, Virginia, artist who turns the striving of the athletes in Lycra into spontaneous celebrations in his artwork. We wrote about
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Stage Report: Just when it looked like Geraint Thomas (Ineos) would be riding into the horizon on the Tourmalet for the yellow jersey, the Welshman performed his own ‘Brexit’ and was dropped by the group of favourites, including Deceuninck – Quick-Step’s Julian Alaphilippe. Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) put in the stage 14 winning jump in the
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Tour Photo and Video Gallery: Another exciting week at the Tour de France with a stunning ride in Friday’s time trial by Julian Alaphilippe to add more time to his overall lead. We’ve trawled through all the Tour photos and videos for the best and unique images for your enjoyment. Bring on the mountains. Time
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With over a decade of chasing the Grand Tours from the Roadside point of view has led me to one undeniable conclusion – everything goes better with sausages. Nothing says good times like a smoking grill and that mouth-watering aroma of sizzling spices, seasoning, fat and mixed meat bits – mmm mmm good. As Mrs.
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Stage Report: Mitchelton-Scott’s Simon Yates won the first Pyrenean stage of the 2019 Tour de France. The English rider out-sprinted his fellow escapees in Bagnères-de-Bigorre. The favourites for the overall victory decided to take it easy the day before the individual time trial. Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) managed to keep the yellow jersey. Good
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Toolbox: It’s easy to become enamoured with the latest piece of training advice, or the new gadget adorning your team-mates machine, but which aspects of your cycling training are the most important according to the evidence? Many things have changed over the years. Alejandro Valverde: A better rider now than 17 years ago? I’ve been
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Stage Report: The break was never going to succeed, but Wanty-Gobert’s Aime De Gendt nearly soloed into Toulouse. In the end the peloton could see the plucky Belgian ahead on the wide boulevards and stage 11 came down to a sprint. After an elbows-out finalé it was Lotto Soudal’s Caleb Ewan who threw his bike
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Tour Rider Feature: Continuing with Ed Hood’s series of ‘English speaking’ Tour de France pioneers, Ed moves onto Derek Harrison. Sadly Harrison died in May, 2018 in his adopted home of France, but his pro career spanned the 60s and 70s and include many top wins and two appearances in the French Grand Tour. Here
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Stage Report: Cross-wind chaos! The damage to the overall placings today was not caused by mountains or crashes, but the invisible enemy – The wind. The race split with Jumbo-Visma’s Wout Van Aert in the front group and cross champ took some big scalps in the sprint. Losers on the day: Pinot, Landa and Bennett.
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Toolbox: It’s easy to become enamoured with the latest piece of training advice, or the new gadget adorning your team-mates machine, but which aspects of your training are the most important according to the evidence? Many things have changed over the years. Alejandro Valverde: A better rider now than 17 years ago? I’ve been contributing
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Kelowna’s Jordan Cheyne Crowned Champion at Westminster Savings Road Race at Tour de White Rock Presented by Landmark Premiere PropertiesNina Kessler Gives TIBCO-Silicon Valley Bank its Seventh BC Superweek Win The list of winners at the Tour de White Rock presented by Landmark Premiere Properties Westminster Savings Road Race reads like a who’s who of
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Stage Report: The longest stage of the 2019 Tour de France came down to a bunch sprint in Chalon-Sur-Saône. All the fast-finishers were present for the final battle after 6 hours in the saddle. In a close call, the powerful Dutchman, Dylan Groenewegen (Jumbo-Visma) got the nod from the judges just ahead of Lotto Soudal’s
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