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In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Carthy wins overall at Tour of Asturias, Moreno takes final stage; Leaked notes reveal that UCI will restart disc brake trial in June; Jack Haig’s Diary: ‘The WorldTour is no joke’; Stephen Ettinger Diary: Time traveling; Van Avermaet extends with BMC team; Hidden Heroes: road captains and domestiques –…

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1. Carthy Hugh
2. Pardilla Bellón Sergio
3. Moreno Daniel
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2. Krawczyk Szymon
3. Rojus Adomaitis
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Leaked notes reveal that UCI will restart disc brake trial in June

Professional road racing’s tumultuous on-again, off-again relationship with disc brakes is set for another interesting twist after last month’s abrupt halt to the trial period that was originally scheduled to run for the entire 2016 season. CyclingTips has learned that discs will once again be in the pro peloton beginning in June — albeit with...

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Jack Haig’s Diary: ‘The WorldTour is no joke’

The Volta a Catalunya is known as one of the hardest stage races in the world and as Jack Haig (Orica-GreenEdge) found out recently, that reputation is well deserved. In his latest diary entry for CyclingTips, Jack writes about Catalunya — his first WorldTour stage race in Europe — his call up to the Tour...

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Quintana wins the Tour de Romandie, Albasini takes the final stage; Jose Concalves wins the Tour of Turkey, another stage win for Jakub Mareczko; Thomas Voeckler wins the Tour de Yorkshire with final-stage victory; Alexander Kristoff takes out the Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt; Kasia Niewiadoma solos to overall victory at...

Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Pinot wins Tour de Romandie time trial, Quintana extends lead; Roson wins Tour of Turkey mountaintop finish, team retains lead; Groenewegen sprints to Tour de Yorkshire opener win; Orica-GreenEdge owner Gerry Ryan on Simon Yates’ positive test: ‘It’s never been through the due process’; British Cycling’s nightmare week continues as Simon...

Rohan Dennis set for return to racing after illness-plagued early season

Rohan Dennis is eager to return to racing at the Tour de Yorkshire on Friday following a frustratingly long lay-off through illness. The 25-year-old is under no pressure to perform for BMC Racing at the three-day competition but is hopeful to turn the tables on a so-far measly European campaign. Dennis has clocked fewer than...

Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Quintana wins Romandie stage, takes lead; Mareczko bests Greipel in Turkey sprint; U23 Costa wins Bretagne stage, takes lead; What does Drapac’s partnership with Cannondale mean for its existing team?; Pooley says British Cycling’s discrimination problem goes beyond Sutton, questions Brailsford; More questions emerge for British Cycling with Sutton departure;...

Pooley says British Cycling’s discrimination problem goes beyond Sutton, questions Brailsford

Shane Sutton may have resigned from British Cycling after allegations discrimination against female and paracycling competitors, but one of the country’s best-ever women riders, Emma Pooley, has said that others from British Cycling should also face questions. “I think the issue is much bigger than him,” she told the Guardian. “If you’re going to ask...

Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Kittel takes field sprint in first Romandie road stage; Modolo wins sprint in Tour of Turkey, stage 4; Shane Sutton resigns from British Cycling; Nikki Harris reacts to Van den Driessche’s suspension, says it is vital others are also held to account; UK’s top female cyclists speak out about sexist...

Nikki Harris reacts to Van den Driessche’s suspension, says it is vital others are also held to account

Beaten by Femke Van den Driessche in the Koppenbergcross last November but now moved up to second overall after the Belgian’s disqualification, Nikki Harris has said that it is important that anyone who helped the younger rider to cheat should also be punished. Van de Driessche was handed a six year suspension by the UCI...

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Latest Features

Absolute Black oval chainrings review

Riders that have been involved in the sport for 10 or more years are likely to roll their eyes at the suggestion of oval chainrings. Different versions of the idea have been presented to the market on a multitude of occasions, but none have ever achieved mainstream use. The argument goes that round chainrings have...

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Why do so many elite cyclists have asthma?

In the wake of the Simon Yates adverse analytical finding for the anti-asthma medication Terbutaline, CyclingTips has sought to answer a question many are asking: just why do so many pro cyclists have asthma? Given that said cyclists are amongst the fittest athletes on the planet, many are arguing on social media that there is...

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Stephen Ettinger Diary: Time traveling

As I laid awake at 3am Tuesday morning, in an anonymous Airport hotel in Sydney, I came up with this really great, witty little opening for this little collection of anecdotes. But I finally fell asleep at 6am, a whopping 30 minutes before our alarm went off. As I helped a very broken and high-on-painkillers...

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Bikes of the Bunch: Team Telekom Pinarello Prince LS

In today’s instalment of Bikes of the Bunch, Hamish Low shares the story of his Team Telekom edition Pinarello Prince LS. Team Deutsche Telekom has to be one of the most iconic names in recent cycling history. With the likes of Bjarne Riis, Erik Zabel, Jan Ullrich, Andreas Kloden and, of course, Alexander Vinokourov, the...

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Tech

Leaked notes reveal that UCI will restart disc brake trial in June

Professional road racing’s tumultuous on-again, off-again relationship with disc brakes is set for another interesting twist after last month’s abrupt halt to the trial period that was originally scheduled to run for the entire 2016 season. CyclingTips has learned that discs will once again be in the pro peloton beginning in June — albeit with...

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Absolute Black oval chainrings review

Riders that have been involved in the sport for 10 or more years are likely to roll their eyes at the suggestion of oval chainrings. Different versions of the idea have been presented to the market on a multitude of occasions, but none have ever achieved mainstream use. The argument goes that round chainrings have...

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Bikes of the Bunch: Team Telekom Pinarello Prince LS

In today’s instalment of Bikes of the Bunch, Hamish Low shares the story of his Team Telekom edition Pinarello Prince LS. Team Deutsche Telekom has to be one of the most iconic names in recent cycling history. With the likes of Bjarne Riis, Erik Zabel, Jan Ullrich, Andreas Kloden and, of course, Alexander Vinokourov, the...

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Roadtripping

Roadtripping Wellington: Exploring the Rimutaka Trail

Roadtripping Wellington: Exploring the Rimutaka Trail

Within just 15 minutes of the Wellington CBD lies a network of trails as good as any you’re likely to find in such proximity to a major city. In the latest addition to our Roadtripping series, Wade Wallace, Dave Everett and Tim Bardsley-Smith visited the New Zealand capital to experience the tremendous riding on offer,...

Thereabouts 2

Thereabouts 2

For those of you who missed the 24hr pre-screening of Thereabouts 2, you can now see it on Vimeo on Demand for a small donation that will go towards the making of next year’s Thereabouts 3 sequel. Just click play then “Watch Now” in the top right corner of the trailer. If you haven’t seen...

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Roadtripping Switzerland

Roadtripping Switzerland

  Few mountain ranges are more synonymous with road cycling than the French Alps – the Col du Galibier, Col d’Izoard, Alpe d’Huez, to name but a few of the Alps’ most famous climbs. But the Alps extend well beyond French borders and into several neighbouring countries, not least Switzerland. In the latest installment in...

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Women's Cycling

Photo gallery: Kasia Niewiadoma delivers Rabo-Liv its sixth Elsy Jacobs win

Rabo-Liv went into the Festival Elsy Jacobs as the team to beat, with five GC wins within the team over the last five years. Marianne Vos won this Luxembourg race in 2011, ’12 and ’13, while  Anna van der Breggen was victorious in 2014 and ’15. Although Marianne Vos started out really strong by finishing 2nd in the...

Reviewed: SKINS women’s DNAmic compression clothing

To get stronger on the bike, it is best to also spend some time training off the bike. Whether it’s yoga, weight lifting or core work, most of us (try to) adhere to some cross training programme. The industry is slowly catching on to the demand for non-cycling apparel for cyclists but in the meantime, there are plenty...

Hidden Heroes: road captains and domestiques – Part 1

While the winner is being honoured on stage, the riders that have worked for the team all day roll over the finish line. They’re the ones who spent all day in the wind, setting the pace. They attacked and countered, closed gaps, grabbed bottles and did whatever else needed to be done for the team to win. With...

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Tips and Self Improvement

Six tips for wearing a cycling cap properly

For us cyclists, the humble cycling cap is our crown. It is part of our unique look and it plays a crucial role on those days of low sun in spring and autumn, shielding our eyes from sun and rain, and keeping our head warm. We have fond memories of riders past donning cycling caps...

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How to become a faster sprinter

British track and road cyclists Danielle “Dani” King (Wiggle High5) is showing good form on the road this season. She kicked off her road season early with impressive results in Australia’s Santos Women’s Tour and Cadel Evan’s Great Ocean Road Race. She was always among the top contestants, especially in a sprint finish. King’s got...

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Avoid hitting the wall: ways to improve your pacing

Everyone has done it. You get so excited about the ride that you start out too hard only to pay for it later. It is a bit like the old story of the frog that won’t jump out of a pot if the water temperature is gradually increased to boiling – by the time you realise...

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