Nacer Bouhanni

Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Preview: What you need to know about the 2016 Tour de France; Sagan promising fireworks as Tour start looms; Bouhanni talks about incident that ended his Tour de France before it started; Cummings calls for British Cycling coach removal after Olympic snub; Female Trans America endurance racer out to …

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Daily News Digest

Today’s CT Daily News Digest: Shimano Dura-Ace 9100 and 9150 – Everything to know; Your guide to the 2016 Giro Rosa, women’s cycling’s biggest tour; BikeExchange steps up as new naming sponsor for ‘Orica-BikeExchange’; Twenty and thwarted: Why a world champion left pro cycling after just one season; Varnish will not appeal non-selection for Rio; Carmen …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Yin and Yang: BMC teammates Phinney, Bookwalter form two-man U.S. Olympic road team; Who Will Win The Mountains Jersey?; Inside Australia’s Olympic track cycling medal factory; Rio velodrome opens for business; Cofidis backs Bouhanni for Le Tour; Astana brings Aru and Nibali to Tour; Quintana leads Movistar line-up for Tour …

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Video highlights from the 2016 Critérium du Dauphiné

Traditionally, the Criterium du Dauphiné is a rehearsal for the Tour de France. This 68th edition was no exception, and ended with a Tour de France winner, Chris Froome (Sky), who earned his third victory in the event. It all started in Les Gets where Alberto Contador (Tinkoff) used his pure climbing skills to master the uphill prologue; 3.9 km …

Boasson Hagen dedicates Dauphine stage win to injured Dimension Data development rider

The fourth stage of the Criterium du Dauphine was likely the final opportunity for the sprinters at this year’s race, and Norway’s Edvard Boasson Hagen was able to capitalize. Boasson Hagen (Dimension Date) sprinted to victory ahead of Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx-QuickStep) and Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) to take his first WorldTour win since 2013. Alaphilippe appeared to be …

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Bouhanni punches through to take Dauphine field sprint

It was only fitting, on a day that saw Nacer Bouhanni head-butt sprint rival Alexander Kristoff, that the amateur boxer turned professional cyclist would throw punches in his victory salute and then dedicate the stage to recently deceased former heavyweight champion Muhammed Ali. Bouhanni, who was relegated at Paris-Nice for an irregular sprint, escaped penalty after he …

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The Secret Pro: Processing death, race motos, terrorism, extreme weather, and more

What a week for pro cycling. It’s with a heavy heart that I weigh in on so many recent tragic events. I actually had an entire column written for the boys at CyclingTips before the events of the past week changed everything, and put this all into perspective. Of course I’m referring to the deaths of Antoine Demoitié, killed by …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Bouhanni repeats on stage two of Volta a Catalunya; Dwars door Vlaanderen likely to go ahead, but final decision rests with Belgian government; Dennis forced to withdraw from Volta Ciclista a Catalunya due to illness; Contador looking forward to Catalunya mountains: “I feel in good shape”; Froome …

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FDJ’s Arnaud Démare takes chaotic sprint at Milan-San Remo

Frenchman Arnaud Démare (FDJ) won the season’s first of five Monuments, Milan-San Remo, in a bunch sprint ahead of Ben Swift (Team Sky) and Jurgen Roelandts (Lotto-Soudal). The 2011 under-23 world champion, Démare, 24, emerged as the winner of a race marred by crashes, including one that had taken down several pre-race favorites, including Démare, at the …

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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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