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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It has been a long 10 days before the first rest day of the 2019 Tour de France, and the riders enjoyed a leisurely day in Albi, aside from the usual media obligations. Related Articles Teams took easy cruises on their road bikes, with the exception of Geraint Thomas, Egan Bernal (Team Ineos) and Richie Porte (Trek-Segafredo), Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates)
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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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Ride with Simon Richardson and Jeremy Powers If you know, you know. But on the off-chance you don’t, Global Cycling Network is the world’s biggest and best road cycling community, the largest online cycling channel and the ultimate one-stop destination for everything a roadie could ever want, beloved by millions for their original, witty and
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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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The day before the big ride has always been an event in itself at RBC GranFondo Whistler. Friday’s VeloSpoke Bike Expo –open to the public – is one of Canada’s biggest road bike and lifestyle expos. This year we are investing heavily into the show, designing the expo into an even bigger, better experience. Vendor
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