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Pro bike: Tejay van Garderen’s BMC TeamMachine SLR01

Tejay van Garderen is the United States’ best hope for a top GC finish at this year’s Tour de France, and the talented climber is once again making his way around France aboard a BMC TeamMachine SLR01. The bike itself is interesting enough, but how the mechanics ensure that every one of van Garderen’s bikes feels exactly …

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CyclingTips Podcast, Episode 4: On road disc brakes and the needs of amateur vs. pro cyclists

Few equipment issues are more contentious in road cycling right now than disc brakes. Should they be legal or shouldn’t they? Are they as dangerous as some have made them out to be? And are they even worth the debate or is the whole thing just some grand conspiracy to sell more bikes? Our fourth …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Civil war averted: UCI, ASO reach agreement over WorldTour reforms; Trans Am: Lael Wilcox wins, smashes women’s record; Alejandro Valverde Q&A: ‘I think nobody doubts my performances anymore’; Glaetzer bests Perkins in match sprint at International Track Series; Lotto-Soudal aims for Tour wins with Greipel; Giant-Alpecin announced Tour roster; Wout …

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Birds of a feather: The new BMC RoadMachine, Canyon Endurace CF SLX, and Focus Paralane

It’s been an absolute smorgasbord of all-purpose road bike introductions recently, with BMC, Canyon, and Focus all introducing versatile, high-end, and thoroughly engineered options that are designed with real-world road riders in mind instead of racers. Although far from identical, they’re more similar than different, and certain to have broad appeal to a large segment …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Dries de Bondt wins Halle-Ingooigem; LottoNL-Jumbo team demands apology over hidden motor claims against Roglic; Despite Olympic selection, Dimension Data wants Cavendish to complete Tour; Strava report debunks myth that women; Talansky re-signs with Cannondale, skipping Tour; Team Sky Tour de France roster; BMC Tour de France roster; LottoNL-Jumbo for …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Greipel takes sprint win at Tour de Luxembourg; Jaramillo takes stage win at Tour of Japan; Gilbert leaving BMC after 2016; Henao set to make return at Dauphiné; Citing Zika virus, pregnant wife, van Garderen withdraws name from Olympic selection; UCI announces women’s Olympic road events allocations; Comedy of errors …

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Pro bike: Rohan Dennis’ BMC TimeMachine TM01

Australian Rohan Dennis finished second overall at the Amgen Tour of California last year and with time running out on the 2016 edition, his best hope at erasing his deficit in the GC standings lies in the 20.3km-long stage 6 time trial in Folsom. Dennis finished second on an identical course in 2014 on a …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Vakoc takes Brabantse Pijl win on final climb; Ventoso confirms disc brakes sliced his leg open, calls for action on ‘giant knives’; UCI suspends Paolini for 18 months over positive test for cocaine; Photo gallery: 2016 Paris-Roubaix; Ella Eats: Salmon Steak Sandwiches; Calls for physiological data …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Megan Guarnier wins Durango-Durango Emakumeen Saria; Eight talking points from the 2016 Paris-Roubaix; The curious case of Oscar74: How USADA nabbed a masters doper; Orica-GreenEdge Backstage Pass: Mat Hayman’s Paris-Roubaix win; Boonen on Hayman’s Roubaix success: A guy like him really deserves the win; Gallery: How …

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The Secret Pro: the off-season, the Abu Dhabi Tour and the ‘bullsh*t’ Doha Worlds

It’s been a few months since we last heard from The Secret Pro. But now that the season is over, our anonymous insider has found some time to share the latest chatter from within the bunch, to give his perspective on the heat of the Abu Dhabi Tour and to look forward to how 2016 …

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