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Crosswinds wreak havoc! Sagan wins Tour de France stage 11, Froome extends lead

Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) took his second stage win at the 2016 Tour de France in Montpellier on Wednesday with the maillot jaune of Chris Froome (Team Sky) finishing second, as the peloton shattered in the crosswinds in the finale of the stage. Sagan won the stage from a group of four; he was joined by …

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Tour de France tech: Geraint Thomas’s custom Pinarello Dogma F8 XLight

BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France (CT) – At the start of stage 7 of the Tour de France, in the charming town of L’Isle-Jourdain, a new superlight Pinarello frameset was being fussed over by two Team Sky mechanics. The F8 XLight is a new and limited edition climbing bike from the Italian team sponsor. The bike had its …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: End of the road for IAM Cycling; After Alaphilippe’s GC victory in California — what next, and how far can he go?; Greipel and Sieberg extend with Lotto-Soudal through 2018; Thomas extends with Team Sky; Giro rest day review; Pro cyclist talks about facing his depression; Tour of California: Riders …

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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; …

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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 …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Geraint Thomas takes overall victory at Paris-Nice; Chantal Blaak wins the Ronde van Drenthe; Zdenek Stybar leads a snow-affected Tirreno-Adriatico; Leah Kirchmann wins the Drentse Acht van Westerveld; Tinkoff cries foul over motorbikes in Paris-Nice finale; Vincenzo Nibali to skip Giro d’Italia after Tirreno-Adriatico stage cancellation?; Tibco-SVB team bikes stolen from Ronde van …

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Daily News Digest

Bouhanni bounces back to win stage four of Paris-Nice; Stybar takes stage two of Tirreno-Adriatico; Robbie Hucker wins Tour de Taiwan; Matthews: ‘Today was about saving energy’; Thomas hits deck but avoids time loss; Contador’s Paris-Nice ambitions dented by cancelled stage; Beaudin Communique: The smell of bike racing in the morning; Faces of the Future: …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Guardini takes his third stage victory of 2016 Le Tour de Langkawi; Record 10 WorldTour teams plus some big names confirmed for 2016 Tour of California; UCI hails high demand from organisers for WorldTour licences for 2017; French anti-doping threatened by budget cuts; Battle on the Border …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Vincenzo Nibali wins the Tour of Oman, Alexander Kristoff takes the final stage; Alejandro Valverde wins his fourth Ruta del Sol title; Geraint Thomas wins his second consecutive Volta ao Algarve, Contador claims the final stage; Arthur Vichot wins the Tour du Haut Var; Lotto Soudal riders hit by a …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Jay McCarthy sprints to stage 2 win at the 2016 Tour Down Under; Peter Koning breaks away to Tour de San Luis lead; English sprinter Chris Lawless claims first stage of NZ Cycle Classic; Ulissi rues missed chance on stage two; Thomas backs away from …

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