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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Stages Cycling has joined with UAE Team Emirates as technical partner, becoming their official supplier of power meters and cycling computers. Starting in 2019, all the Colnago bikes in the team from the United Arab Emirates will be fitted with products from Stages, offering the team's riders...
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    Want to know what goes on inside the Tour de France? You're in luck. Our friends at the Global Cycling Network spent the day with the legendary Mavic Neutral Service on stage 10 of this year's Grand Boucle. Starting in Mavic's hometown of Annecy, Stage 10 took in the only gravel climb of this...
  3. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    When Movistar Team's fearsome triumvirate of Nairo Quintana, Mikel Landa, and Alejandro Valverde lined up for the start of the Tour de France they may have had over 2000 miles ahead of them, but they also had the full weight of Endura's accrued expertise from 25 years of speed behind them. From...
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    Irish rider Dan Martin wins stage 6 of the 2018 Tour de France in a zipperless jersey. Photo courtesy @BettiniPhoto | UAE Team Emirates Sharp eyed fans may have noticed something different at the front of the Tour de France peloton on Thursday. Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates) won stage 6 with an...
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    Details are still sparse, but Belgian bike maker Ridley has teased an update to its Ridley Noah race bike. Key focus points are aerodynamics, fitting, and ease of assembly, with improvements in weight and stiffness, too. We'll pass on more info as we get it, but in the meantime here's a look...
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    100% Limited Edition Peter Sagan S2 sunglasses. Eyewear maker 100% has introduced a new collection of Peter Sagan Limited Edition sunglasses debuting at the upcoming Tour de France. 100% Limited Edition Peter Sagan Speedcraft sunglasses. The unique iridescent processed finish of the frame...
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    Specialized says the new Venge is the stiffest, most aerodynamic bike they have ever made. On the lead-up to the start of the Tour de France this weekend, Specialized has unveiled the new Specialized S-Works Venge. Top line highlights include a Rider-First Engineered FACT 11r frame design that...
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    Is this the fastest road bike in the world? Cannondale says yes. Cannondale has announced the launch of its newest road bike, the SystemSix. Designed as a complete speed system, this race-bred machine is claimed to be the lowest-drag, most efficient, all-around fastest UCI-legal road bike on...
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    Unless you've been riding in the woods with no cell service for the last few years, you've likely heard about CBD, a derivative of the marijuana plant that some claim has legitimate medical use without getting you high. Floyd Landis and his Floyd's of Leadville operation is among the leading...
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    Rider names, nicknames, sponsor logos, words of encouragement, finely crafted insults - fans have immortalized their thoughts and feelings in road graffiti since the beginning of bike racing. During a race, the peloton and TV cameras flash by, but the graffiti remains, a lasting testament to the...
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    Love or loathe him, Lance Armstrong still has a keen understanding of the business of bike racing. Editors' Note: This interview was conducted by The Outer Line's Steve Maxwell and Joe Harris, and is being republished with their permission. You can see the original post here. Before delving...
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    Team Sky has unveiled the new white jerseys its riders will be wearing in 2018. The kit, produced with Team Sky's performance clothing partner Castelli, will give the team a new look for the new season. However, the kit also retains many of the features that have made Team Sky riders...
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    At this year's Tour de France, the Yates brothers (Simon and Adam) became the first pair of siblings to win back to back White Jersey's in the race's history. This unique achievement inspired Orica-Scott team bike sponsor Scott to create something special for both of them for the just underway...
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    Food is arguably the No. 1 thing on the bus. Ever wonder what's inside the giant team buses that accompany the world's best cyclists at the races. Ex-pro cyclist Dan Lloyd is here to help. In this video from the Global Cycling Network, he takes a look around the team bus of Belgian squad Lotto...
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    From an anticipated pool of over 5000 graduates, 10 under-22 riders will be selected to complete an additional two weeks of riding and training in hopes of joining these guys on the real roads. So you think you have what it takes to race on the WorldTour? Well, here's your chance to prove it...
  16. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Shorter stages (and maybe the occasional smoke bomb) would make for more dynamic and exciting racing. The Tour de France, which wrapped up Sunday in Paris, is a great bicycle spectacle, featuring the world's biggest names, spectacular scenery, and hours of TV commentary. But it's a lousy race...
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    The iconic yellow neutral service cars will remain a familiar sight at the Tour de France. Photo by BrakeThrough Media On the 40th anniversary of providing neutral support at the Tour de France, Mavic announced this week that the long-term partnership at the world's most prestigious...
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    Curious about those gorgeous Tour de France trophies? Here's a little behind the scenes video on how they're made. Since 2011, SKODA Auto has partnered with the Tour de France to create gorgeous hand blown trophies. To learn more about how they're made, watch this interview with designer Peter...
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    Sagan's season included his fifth straight overall Tour de France green jersey points title. In 2017, he'll look to equal the race record of six held by German Erik Zabel. RoadBikeReview Best of 2016 Awards: Rider of the Year Even if Peter Sagan didn't win a single race this year (or in any...
  20. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Reigning world champion Peter Sagan and overall GC contender Alberto Contador say hi to the fans during the team presentation. The 103rd edition of the Tour de France will begin in Normandy where the wind and the unpredictable weather will dictate the rules. Different from years past, the...
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