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Garda Bike Hotel leading me on a relaxed ride through the hills of Italy’s Valpolicella region and an even more relaxed stop at the Santa Maria Valverde winery. Quick disclaimer here – we like to use our Top Ride series to tap readers into the best routes and rides we’ve found, whether they’re on epic courses or legendary climbs,
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Rider Feature: On Saturday, Remco Evenepoel put his name in the record books – The youngest winner of a WorldTour race and the third youngest winner of a Classic. The ‘Next Big Thing’ – a ‘Phenomenon’ – the next ‘Merckx’, all have been said about the young Belgian. We take a look at the man
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Rider Interview: Marcin Białobłocki is probably the fastest man against the clock in Britain, setting records over 10, 25, 50 and 100 mile distances. Ed Hood caught up with the British based Pole after he successfully took the UK National championship title and record at the 100 mile distance in a time of 3:13:37, an
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Toolbox: The physical and mental challenges of late-season events can be significant. Season fatigue, burnout, and loss of focus often become real challenges in the late summer and fall. The mind and body yearn for rest and rejuvenation even as you have to get ready to go for it one more time! How do we
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If you know anything about the sporting shoe business, you know that the high end of this biz was basically founded and still resides in and around the area of Montebelluna Italy. For the same reasons it’s a bit easier to find Formula One Engineers and technicians around a few towns in the UK, you’re
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Race Report: The 19-year-old Remco Evenepoel was the convincing winner of the Clásica San Sebastián. The young Belgian from Deceuninck – Quick-Step dropped his break companion, Toms Skujins (Trek-Segafredo), and soloed into San Sebastián 38 seconds ahead of the chasers. CCC’s Greg Van Avermaet was second, Marc Hirschi (Sunweb) third. The big win for the
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Name: Ric LiangLocation: North Vancouver, BC CanadaAge: 53 and holdingBike: Look 695 lightGroupset: Shimano Dura-Ace 9000 Di2Wheels: Easton EC90 carbon clinchersPedals: Look Blade 2 TiSaddle: Specialized Toupe ExpertOther: Planet Bike carbon bottle cageWeight: 6.5kg When did you buy it? Early in 2015. What made you choose this bike?Beautiful flowing lines, color, innovative technology (cranks, stem,
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PEZ Tour Preview Un-Picked It must be great to have a crystal ball or the benefit of Clairvoyance, Ed Hood has the next best thing – Insight and experience. Let’s look back at the Tour de France predictions from the ‘PEZ sage’ and see how close he came to picking ‘who was hot’ and who
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Race Preview: We may be in that vacuum between Grand Tours, but there is still plenty of ‘wheel-sport’ action at the moment – Tour de Pologne, RideLondon and Spain’s only one-day Classic: Donostia-Donostia Klasikoa — Clásica San Sebastián-San Sebastián. Ed Hood looks at the course and runners for Saturday’s big bike race. San Sebastián –
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Final Tour Rant: The sun has set on the Champs Élysées for another year – Yes, it’s Monday Tour cold turkey time! Ed is in his virtual Paris Boulevard café with this morning with L’Équipe next to his café au lait and soberano, to give us his run-down on the final week’s action. The end
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