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Reactions: Stage 9 had the peloton on their hands and knees

It was a hard, cold day at the Tour. This is what the peloton said about it.

Reactions: 250K full gas at the Tour de France

The peloton faced the longest stage at the Tour de France in 21 years on stage 7.

Reactions: The peloton congratulates Cavendish

The peloton tweeted their congratulations to the Manx Missile

Reactions: The Tour peloton had plenty to say about the finale of stage 3

The peloton took aim at the UCI and ASO on Twitter following a crash-marred finale to stage 3.

The peloton reacts to a chaotic opening day of the Tour

The peloton took to Twitter to share their thoughts on a crazy opening day to the 2021 Tour de France.

I flicked the light switch on an eating disorder

I’m Mike. I write the CyclingTips social media posts you read every day, and I have an eating disorder

NBA Hall of Famer Reggie Miller Joins USA Cycling Board

Reggie Miller, a 1996 Gold medalist in basketball and 2012 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, was voted onto USA Cycling...

Goodbye, Paul

Tributes from Paul Sherwen's friends and colleagues have swept the cycling world. But Paul's impact was felt far beyond those who knew hi...

Oklahoma City Pro-Am Classic: The race to the final corner, under lights

He appeared through the darkness and into the light of the final corner. The speed was high, the lean was hard, but he made it through th...

Preview: USA CRITS under the lights in Oklahoma City

Power, floodlights, and tons of food trucks. The three-day Oklahoma City Pro-Am Classic is jammed into one of the biggest nighttime stree...

Winston-Salem Cycling Classic: A snapshot of American crit racing

Sketchy. Chaotic. Fast. The morning after the 2018 USA CRITS Winston-Salem Cycling Classic, terms like these were used a fair bit. The fi...

Athens Twilight Criterium: More than a bike race, it's an experience

"I'm pretty good at bunny hopping my bars." It's just past midnight, the murky hours that feel like night but are technically the morning...

Preview: USA CRITS series opens with a street party at Athens Twilight

The streets of downtown Athens, Georgia, become a block party. Fireworks in the parking lot, bars overflowing, thousands of screaming col...

USA CRITS season preview: Criterium racing, American style

Elbows out. Bicycle bumper cars. Leaning on your best friend and your worst enemy at 50 kilometers per hour in a ninety-degree corner. Br...

A dream come true: Larry Warbasse returns to Vuelta as US road champion

"Holy shit. Holy shit. Holy shit." Two simple words ran through Larry Warbasse's mind as he crossed the finish line in Knoxville, Tenness...

American Ben King on maturing, giving back, and a new beginning with Dimension Data

He began with “I was happy with the Vuelta,” and ended with silence, a soliloquy of a 2016 full of emotions — a season with extreme highs...

Americans Gaimon and King, a pair of Cannondale-Drapac riders uncertain for 2017

As the 2016 road cycling season nears its end, with the world championships just a few weeks away, for many thoughts have turned to the 2...

In the autumn of his racing career, Jeremy Powers still looking for World Cup podium

Over the past few years, U.S. national cyclocross champion Jeremy Powers has become the face of American cyclocross. This is due to his n...

Commentary: Three years after his Vuelta win, Chris Horner is still racing. But why?

With the Vuelta a España underway, it's worth remembering that just three years ago, American Chris Horner became the first American to w...

After 'steady diet of hard WorldTour racing,' Reijnen makes Grand Tour debut at age 30

Drenched in sweat, and covered in filth from the haze that encased the Salt Lake City area due to a nearby forest fire, riders slumped ov...

Riding the rollercoaster: Days after broken collarbone, US champ Greg Daniel finalizes jump to WorldTour

At the recent Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, the peloton was screaming towards the grueling climb of Mount Nebo on the fifth stage when a ...