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How the Race Was Won: 2017 Elite Women's World Championships in Bergen, Norway

In Cyclocosm's latest episode of his How the Race Was Won series, Cosmo Catalano looks at the 2017 Elite Women's World Championships to a...

How the Race Was Won: 2017 Tour de France stages 10-15

In Cyclocosm's latest episode of his How the Race Was Won series, Cosmo Catalano looks back at the second week of the Tour de France to s...

How the Week Was Won: 2016 Tour de France, Stages 10-16

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How the Week Was Won: 2016 Tour de France, Stages 1-5

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How the Race Was Won: 2016 Liège-Bastogne-Liège

It was cold. It was snowing. And it was the oldest of the spring classics, one of pro cycling's five Monuments. In the final spring class...

How the Race Was Won: 2016 Amstel Gold Race

In the latest instalment of How the Race Was Won, Cosmo Catalano runs a fine-toothed comb over the 2016 Amstel Gold Race, dissecting the ...

How the Race Was Won: 2016 Paris-Roubaix

In the latest edition of How the Race Was Won, Cosmo Catalano talks you through the 2016 Paris-Roubaix. It's not just an explanation of t...

How the Race Was Won: 2016 Tour of Flanders

In this edition of Cyclocosm’s “How the race was won” we take a look at the 2016 Tour of Flanders won by reigning world champion Peter Sa...

How the Race Was Won: 2016 Milan-San Remo

In this edition of Cyclocosm’s “How the race was won” we take a look at the 2016 Milan-San Remo won by Frenchman Arnaud Démare of FDJ. In...

How the Race Was Won: 2015 Tour de France

It's difficult to summarise an entire three-week Grand Tour in the space of six minutes but that hasn't stopped Cosmo Catalano giving it ...

How the Race Was Won: 2015 Giro d'Italia

Stage 15 basically encompassed the whole Giro d'Italia. There weren’t major GC gaps at the top of the classification, but maybe there cou...

How the Race Was Won: 2015 Amstel Gold Race

The spring classics have now moved to the Ardennes and Amstel Gold brings through a change of cast in the contendors. In a race won three...

How the Race was Won: 2015 Paris-Roubaix

The cobbles weren't all that decisive this year — thanks to good weather and a steady tailwind, they were really more a steady grindstone...

How the Race Was Won: Tour of Flanders

Having missed out via a fast finishing John Degenkolb in Milan-San Remo, Alexander Kristoff more than made up for the loss of his title a...

How the Race Was Won: 2015 Milan-San Remo

In this edition of Cyclocosm’s “How the race was won” we take a look at the 2015 Milan-San Remo won by John Degenkolb. In Cyclocosm’s “Ho...

How the Race Was Won: 2015 Strade Bianche

In this edition of Cyclocosm’s “How the race was won” we take a look at Zdenek Stybar's victory at one of the most exciting and visually ...

How the Race Was Won: 2015 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

In the latest edition of How the Race was Won Cosmo Catalano looks at the traditional European season-opener, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, race...

The Week in Bike #58 - Het Nieuwsblad Eve

In this episode of "The Week in Bike" Cyclocosm talks about Sarah Storey and her pending Hour Record, the Tour of Oman, Ruta del Sol, Cyc...

The Week in Bike #57 - Internal Monologue

Ever wondered what goes through my head when I put these shows together? What better way to find out than by following me through a long,...

The Week in Bike #56 - The Apology Show

I'll admit it—I'm human. Sometimes I get things wrong. So to make up for fifty-some-odd episodes worth of misdeeds, half-truths and false...

The Week in Bike #55 - Supply and Demand

At first blush, you might guess there was an oversupply of races right about now, or an over-investment in the Dubai Tour. But you might ...