Paris-Roubaix: Moments in History

The Queen of the Classics, L’enfer du Nord, The Hell of the North – the many nicknames of Paris-Roubaix reflect its reputation as probably the hardest one-day race in the world. The cobbles, the dirt, the mud, the crashes; it’s a race that captures the attention like few others. Sadly, the race won’t be held…

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1. Rojas Villegas Juan Carlos
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3. Rojas Villegas Cesar
Tour of Quanzhou Bay (2.2)
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1. Stedman Max
2. Morey Drew
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Flying with your bike: tips from a baggage handler

Flying with your bike can be a nerve-wracking experience, particularly if the bike is new and/or you’ve spent a lot of money on it. Will the bike make it to your destination in one piece? And what’s the best option for keeping your bike safe – soft case, hardshell or cardboard box? CyclingTips editor Matt...

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Six tips for wearing a cycling cap properly

For us cyclists, the humble cycling cap is our crown. It is part of our unique look and it plays a crucial role on those days of low sun in spring and autumn, shielding our eyes from sun and rain, and keeping our head warm. We have fond memories of riders past donning cycling caps...

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Latest News

Sunweb drops as title sponsor, team will continue as Team DSM

Team Sunweb will continue its men’s and women’s WorldTour teams and development team as Team DSM from 2021. The Dutch company takes over from Sunweb as title sponsor. The holiday company joined in 2017 as title sponsor but suffered big losses in the global pandemic. The news was announced on Friday at the DSM innovation...

Aru’s new team, Circus-Wanty Gobert’s new name: Daily News Digest

(Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hello again, CyclingTips readers, For a Thursday in December, it was a surprisingly busy day in cycling headlines. Fabio Aru has a new team, the team currently known as Circus-Wanty Gobert is getting a new name, and Rod Ellingworth is leaving Bahrain-McLaren,...

Rod Ellingworth is leaving Bahrain-McLaren

Rod Ellingworth, who joined Bahrain-McLaren as team principal last season after several years with the Sky/Ineos organization, is leaving the Bahrain team. Bahrain-McLaren announced the news in a press release on Thursday. “The time has come for me to move on,” Ellingworth said in a statement. “I have thoroughly enjoyed the chance to lead this...

Fabio Aru will ride for Qhubeka-ASSOS in 2021

Vuelta a España winner Fabio Aru has announced he will be joining Qhubeka-ASSOS on a one-year deal. The 30-year-old Italian has been linked to a plethora of teams after it became clear UAE Emirates would not extend his contract after three years on the team. Aru expressed happiness and gratitude at finding a home with...

Flanders Classics plans for no crowds at its races in 2021: Daily News Digest

(Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hello again, CyclingTips readers, We cross over the midpoint of the week with news on next year’s Flemish Classics, which are expected to be held without crowds. Also in the headlines are news of a doping ban for a rider who spent...

De Gendt to race Esports Worlds, E3 adds climbs: Daily News Digest

(Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hello again, CyclingTips readers, Welcome to the last month of a year that, I suspect, few of us will forget any time soon. Tuesday’s cycling headlines include news on E3 and the status of Shirin van Anrooij, as well as a quick...

ISN completes roster for 2021, a celebration interrupted: Daily News Digest

(Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hello again, CyclingTips readers, With more and more teams finalizing their rosters for next season, we’re seeing fewer marquee transfers as we head into the last weeks of 2020, but for now there are still some contract updates from the pro ranks....

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Victoria’s proposed overtaking laws: Do cyclists always need a metre of space?

While the majority of Australian states and territories have now made changes to their overtaking laws with the goal of improving rider safety, Victoria has lagged behind. But thanks to a state government inquiry, it seems such a law might now be on its way. So what might that law look like? Where’s the process...

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What impact have the new cycling laws had in New South Wales?

Back on March 1, the Australian state of New South Wales introduced a handful of new laws that affect cyclists. Among such laws was a minimum passing distance trial, but so too were increased penalties for cyclists caught breaking the law. So what’s the early verdict on the law changes? Have they made a difference?...

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How to do a track stand (with Andy White of FYXO)

It’s one of those skills that separates newer cyclists from those that have been riding for years: the humble track stand. The ability to maintain your balance while stationary, your feet clipped into the pedals, doesn’t just look impressive, it’s also extremely practical. No more unclipping at traffic lights, only to have to clip back...

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The problem with perfection: How parental pressure can leave children with positive attitudes about doping

Despite the fact most sports-lovers despise doping, many of us still find the psychology of doping intriguing. What is it that makes a person’s will to win so great that they’ll cheat, lie, and potentially harm themselves to stand atop the podium? This is particularly interesting because, aside from the systemic and structural factors that...

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Tech

Speed wobbles: How they start and how to stop them

You finish climbing, crest the hill, then start flying down the other side. And then, out of nowhere, it happens. You’re not riding recklessly; you’re not even pedalling. But suddenly, as you pick up speed, the bike takes on a life of its own. What starts as a small wobble quickly becomes much more. The...

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How to set up road bike drop handlebars — tips and guidelines

One of the most entertaining things about the bikes we ride is how easily they can be customized to our liking. Components can be changed at will, there’s ample opportunity to dress things up with a bit of color, and the fit can be tweaked to better suit your wants and needs. Your cockpit is...

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Chain cleaning: A complete guide from lazy to obsessive

Your bicycle’s chain is like a mechanical log of your riding adventures: road grit from that last wet ride, red mud from adventuring in the desert, clumps of pollen from the springtime blooms. But if your chain is left dirty, that grit will form an impressively effective grinding paste, causing expensive wear, poor shifting, rough...

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Women's Cycling

Can heat acclimation really improve endurance performance?

In a recent CyclingTips article sport scientist and cycling coach Dr Jason Boynton discussed how to optimize indoor training by manipulating environmental conditions. In that article he left us with a bit of a teaser by saying that heat acclimating for the purpose of improving performance is more complex than it might seem. In this...

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How to train with purpose during lockdown

The world continues to struggle through the coronavirus pandemic and what a rollercoaster it’s proven to be. For months my social media feeds have been lighting up with our European friends living life in relative normality (while headed toward a ‘second wave’); meanwhile in Victoria, Australia, we’ve been in full lockdown for nearly two months...

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How to watch the Tour by bike: A Shoddy guide

I’ve put together this post in the hope that you’ll be able to use it next year. Actually, it’s something I’m not just hoping for, I am practically praying for it (though I will admit, I’m not the religious type). I imagine you can guess why. If a road-side Tour guide is helpful, well, that...

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Tips and Self Improvement

Can heat acclimation really improve endurance performance?

In a recent CyclingTips article sport scientist and cycling coach Dr Jason Boynton discussed how to optimize indoor training by manipulating environmental conditions. In that article he left us with a bit of a teaser by saying that heat acclimating for the purpose of improving performance is more complex than it might seem. In this...

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How to train with purpose during lockdown

The world continues to struggle through the coronavirus pandemic and what a rollercoaster it’s proven to be. For months my social media feeds have been lighting up with our European friends living life in relative normality (while headed toward a ‘second wave’); meanwhile in Victoria, Australia, we’ve been in full lockdown for nearly two months...

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How to watch the Tour by bike: A Shoddy guide

I’ve put together this post in the hope that you’ll be able to use it next year. Actually, it’s something I’m not just hoping for, I am practically praying for it (though I will admit, I’m not the religious type). I imagine you can guess why. If a road-side Tour guide is helpful, well, that...

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