October 23, 2020
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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ISN completes roster for 2021, a celebration interrupted: Daily News Digest
December 1, 2020
(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....
Brand and Vanthourenhout victorious at Tabor World Cup: Daily News Digest
November 30, 2020
(Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hello again, CyclingTips readers, The first World Cup of the Cyclocross season took place in the Czech Republic with two exciting elite races. On the road side of cycling, Enrico Gasparotto announced he will retire from professional cycling. Read on for more...
Vandenbergh is retiring, Qhubeka-Assos adds more talent: Daily News Digest
November 28, 2020
(Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hello again, CyclingTips readers, We close out the week with more signings for Qhubeka-Assos, a statement from Rapha on Chloé Dygert, and a retirement announcement from a Classics veteran with 27 career starts in the Monuments, among other things. Read on for...
Rapha says Dygert’s apology ‘not sufficient’
November 28, 2020
In a message to customers on Friday, Rapha said that Chloé Dygert “has made very serious errors of judgment, which were compounded by an apology she issued that was not sufficient.” Dygert recently signed a four-year deal to join the Canyon-SRAM team, which counts Rapha among its partners. Following the announcement of the signing, Dygert...
Gerrans involved in racing again, Vichot retires: Daily News Digest
November 27, 2020
(Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hello again, CyclingTips readers, and Happy Thanksgiving to all of you reading this in the US! To be totally frank, it’s a bit of a quiet news day today, but that’s not terribly unexpected at this time of year. We do still...
Two years after retiring, Simon Gerrans is back involved in bike racing
November 26, 2020
Two years after calling time on his professional career, Simon Gerrans is back involved in bike racing. The 40-year-old has joined Australian domestic team Inform TM Insight Make as ‘Pathways Coordinator’ in the hope of helping the outfit’s young riders step up to the WorldTour. “I see so many talented young cyclists racing in Australia...
Cherel injured in crash after dog runs in front of him: Daily News Digest
November 26, 2020
(Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hello again, CyclingTips readers, As we head through the midpoint of the week – or whatever you’d call the last day before a holiday for those of us in the United States – the cycling headlines offer more of the contract updates we’ve been seeing...
200 bikes and a lot of cash: What it costs a bike brand to sponsor a WorldTour team
May 28, 2017
Paolo (not his real name) is a mid-level foot soldier within the management of a UCI WorldTour team. He has been working inside the pro peloton for a couple of decades, more or less. He is a patient man. In his line of work, he has to be. After some discussion, he agrees to walk me...
The story behind the story: A secret drink mix and a traffic violation
February 2, 2017
I first met Allen Lim back in 2006, when I was just getting going on what was planned to be a comprehensive comparison study between 26- and 29-inch mountain-bike wheels that I was doing for Cyclingnews (a project which, unfortunately, never fully got off the ground, for various reasons). At the time, he was primarily...
Origins: A tainted yellow jersey, bird poop, and the unlikely beginnings of Skratch Labs
January 19, 2017
This article was originally published exclusively to VeloClub Insiders. For more information on how to gain access to exclusive content, industry offers, training tools, and more, click here. It wasn’t long ago that exercise nutrition more closely resembled science than food, and the more complex and elaborate the ingredients were inside the box or bag, the...
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Why low iron levels might be affecting your performance
November 20, 2017
Way back in 2009 we published an article outlining the importance of iron for cyclists. It was around that time that a bunch of new research was coming out, looking at the causes of iron deficiency in athletes, and how some simple strategies around the use of iron supplements (where appropriately prescribed) could help maximise...
Lost Boys: Poland’s forgotten track talents and their tragic end
November 4, 2017
Imagine a generation of riders gone before their prime, just wiped out in an instant — a fiery, tragic instant. That’s what happened to a generation of Polish riders almost 40 years ago, and their story has been all but forgotten. Until now.