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Photo gallery: The beauty and the pain of E3 Harelbeke and Gent-Wevelgem

Cast your mind back a few years to when Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) was the quintessential almost-man of the pro peloton. He was seemingly always in the mix — especially in the Spring Classics — and he achieved a number of impressive results, but the big wins always seemed to elude him. But in the …

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Photo gallery: 2017 San Dimas Stage Race

Conner Brown (Elevate-KHS Pro Cycling) and Krista Doebel-Hickok (Cylance Pro Cycling) were the overall winners of the 2017 San Dimas Stage Race, held March 24-26 in San Dimas, California. Impressively, Doebel-Hickok and Stage 2 winner Robin Carpenter (Holowsko-Citadel) were successful without teammates. Cylance swept the opening uphill time trial on Glendora Mountain Road, with Kyle Murphy and Doebel-Hickok …

Photo gallery: The colour and excitement of the 2017 Milan-San Remo

Milan-San Remo is very much a race in two parts. The first: a 240km slow burn, the riders making their way south from Milan to the Mediterranean, then west along the coast. The second: a frenetic final 50km with five short climbs, the last two of which can help decide the race. The first six …

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Milan-San Remo: Moments in history

The 2017 edition of Milan-San Remo will be raced this Saturday and “La classica di Primavera” (“The Spring Classic”) is shaping up to be quite the spectacle. The 291km race is the first of the season’s five Monuments, and while it’s normally a race for the sprinters, a couple of climbs near the end always …

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Photo gallery: 2017 world paracycling championships

Over four days of competition in Los Angeles, more than 70 paracycling competitors from 20 nations competed at the 2017 world paracycling championships, held at the Velo Sports Center in Carson, California. Events included the time trial, individual pursuit, 200-meter sprint, scratch race, and team sprint. Photographer Casey B. Gibson was on hand, shooting for …

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Photo gallery: Grit, gravel and grimaces at the 2017 men’s Strade Bianche

By Michal Kwiatkowski’s lofty standards, 2016 was a lean year. Sure, he won E3 Harelbeke and had a few other podium finishes, but the Pole certainly wasn’t at his world-beating best throughout the season. But with a commanding victory at Strade Bianche on Saturday, the former world champion appears set for a bigger year in …

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Photo gallery: 2017 UCI Track World Cup, Los Angeles

Among the highlights of the fourth and final round of the 2016-2017 Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup, held over the February 25-26 weekend in Carson, California, was the sight of young American Chloe Dygert, a junior world road and time-trial champion, taking gold in her first attempt at the individual pursuit. The event was held …

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Photo gallery: The cobbles, crowds, and crashes of Spring Classics opening weekend

The Australian summer of racing is done, the Middle Eastern races are complete — it’s now late February and the European season is officially underway. Over this past weekend, in the Flanders region of Belgium, riders took to the cobbles for the first time in 2017 at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne. These tough one-day …

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Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2017 Jayco Herald Sun Tour

When the Jayco Herald Sun Tour came to a close in Kinglake yesterday, so too did the Australian summer of racing. It seems like forever ago that the season got underway at the Bay Crits in Geelong, but in reality it’s been just five weeks. But it’s been a busy five weeks. After three days …

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Photo gallery: Inside Team USA at the 2017 world cyclocross championships

Ellen Noble highlighted a strong showing for the United States at the 2017 UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Bieles, Luxembourg, winning the silver medal in the U23 women’s race. Noble (Aspire Racing), who just three weeks ago won a national championship in Hartford, Connecticut, finished just 10 seconds off the lead. Noble led during the race, …

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