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New Showers Pass Cloudcover waterproof bags

Oregon’s Showers Pass has unveiled a new line of Cloudcover Waterproof Bags designed to withstand the elements and provide unique functionality for year round cyclists.

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WTB expands road bike tire category with the new Exposure

New endurance/gravel tire from WTB comes in 700×30 and 700×34 sizes and is designed to strike a balance between fast pavement riding and all terrain capability.

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The Hot Roman Day When Doping Became Bad, a chapter from Spitting in the Soup

Spitting in the Soup explores how the deals made behind closed doors keep drugs in sports. The book unwinds the doping culture from the early days, when pills meant progress, and uncovers the complex relationships that underlie elite sports culture.

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Scicon and World Champion Peter Sagan introduce new signature series bike travel bag

New collaboration debuts the The Scicon AeroComfort 2.0 TSA bike bag with Peter Sagan insignia. Crafted not only for World Champions but for the traveling cycling enthusiast as well.

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Dr. Ferrari Was Right, a chapter from Spitting in the Soup

The new book Spitting in the Soup explores how the deals made behind closed doors keep drugs in sports. It unwinds the doping culture from the early days, when pills meant progress, and uncovers the complex relationships that underlie elite sports culture.

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New Shimano road and triathlon shoes

Shimano has expanded its line of road cycling shoes, adding the new Road Performance line to its already expansive footwear offerings. These new mid-tier priced kicks are designed for the needs of Gran Fondo and sportive riders seeking performance and comfort.

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New Jamis Nova cyclocross and Renegade gravel bikes

Jamis has offered up a sneak peak of what is to come for its model year 2017 bikes, lifting the lid on its revamped cyclocross and gravel-adventure bike line-ups.

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Peter Sagan’s secret training regimen

How did Peter Sagan become the cycling superstar he is? Hard training of course. But maybe not the kind of training when you think about your average pro bike racer.

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Shimano Dura Ace R9100 first ride review

Shimano made wholesale changes to its top-of-the-line Dura-Ace road group. But how do the new components perform on the road?

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Wilier’s new Cento10AIR cheats the wind

Aerodynamics, low weight, and ride quality were the primary design drivers for the new Wilier Cento10AIR aero road bike.

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Saris celebrates 42 years of American manufacturing

In honor of this long weekend’s 4th of July holiday, we wanted to give a shout out to Saris Cycling Group, a manufacturer of bicycle accessories that’s celebrating a long-held commitment to American manufacturing.

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Tour de France: 2016 course preview

The 2016 Tour de France kicks off Saturday, July 2, in Mont-Saint-Michel for a mostly flat 188km run to Utah Beach Sainte Marie-Du-Mont. Click through to see a video preview of the entire 2016 route.

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Video: What makes the Tour de France great

With the start of the 2016 Tour de France upon us, it’s time to recognize La Grande Boucle as a character unto itself. This video looks back on the Tour de France’s history with the most storied mechanic in cycling history, Julian DeVries.

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Tour de France Publicity Caravan: 12km long, 170 vehicles

Bike racing is the obvious main attraction at the Tour de France. But millions of fans also come out to see the spectacle that is the publicity caravan, a 12km long procession of sponsor floats that takes about 35 minutes to pass.

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Tech Tip: How to improve your gear shifting

Nobody likes a slow shifting bike. To keep thing running smooth — and quick — check out these five tips that will speed up your bike’s gear shifting.

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Giant adds disc brakes to TCR road bike lineup

The pro peloton may not be ready for disc brakes, but that’s not stopping the world’s largest bike maker from pushing on with the technology. Giant has rolled out a disc brake version of its popular TCR race bike, along with a new budget priced alloy every-rider bike.

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Look limited edition 795 Aerolight road bike and pedals

It was 30 years ago this coming July that Greg LeMond took the first of his three career Tour de France victories. To celebrate the occasion, French bike maker Look has released a limited edition 30th anniversary 795 Aerolight road bike and KEO Blade 2 pedals.

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Trek expands Domane line, adds Women’s Silque

Following the launch of the Domane SLR earlier this year, Trek’s expanding the bump-absorbing bike to more platforms.

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Road cycling pedals explained

If you’re buying a pair of clipless pedals for the first time, it can be a little confusing. There are a host of options, all with varying features. So which will be best for you and your needs?

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Birzman Maha Apogee II HV floor pump review

The Maha Apogee scores high marks for it’s sleek design, but can it’s quick connect style head hold up to constant use?

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Four of pro cycling’s most dangerous descents

Riders on the WorldTour descend for thousands of miles each racing season. Most of the time these dashes downhill don’t get a second thought. But there are times when caution is indeed the better part of valor. Here are four of pro cycling’s most dangerous descents.

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Caleb Ewan: The next great WorldTour sprinter?

Caleb Ewan is only 21 but has already made a name for himself as one of the biggest talents among the younger generation of top road sprinters. Find out about his views on racing, training, and life in this wide ranging interview.

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Video: Bottom bracket standards explained

The notion of standards in the cycling world has reached comical status. Whether it’s mountain bike wheel sizes, hub widths, road bike brakes, or bottom brackets, the only thing that is standard is consumer confusion.

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BMC launches Roadmachine endurance bike line

Composites advances in BMC’s Tuned Compliance Concept and Angle Compliance technologies are claimed to make the disc brake-equipped Roadmachine a new take on the endurance category.

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5 cyclists killed, 4 injured when truck crashes into group

Tragic news out of Kalamazoo, Michigan. According to a report on WZZM13.com, five cyclists were killed and four others seriously injured when they were struck by a pickup truck Tuesday evening.

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