Tour of Flanders: Moments in history

In normal circumstances you’d be sitting down to watch the Tour of Flanders this weekend. But as with so many other races — and sports events around the globe — this year’s Tour of Flanders has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But just because there’s no racing this weekend doesn’t mean we…

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Vuelta Ciclista Internacional a Costa Rica (2.2)
Final Classification - General Classification
1. Rojas Villegas Juan Carlos
2. Villalobos Roman
3. Rojas Villegas Cesar
Tour of Quanzhou Bay (2.2)
Final Classification - General Classification
1. Stedman Max
2. Morey Drew
3. Yemane Dawit
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Alberto Contador breaks Everesting record with time of 7:27:20

Seven-time Grand Tour winner, Alberto Contador, has set a new Everesting record in a time of 7 hours, 27 minutes and 20 seconds. The record, set on Tuesday, July 7 on a steep, gently arcing segment of the climb of Silla del Rey in Castile and León, Spain, beats the mark recently set by Lachlan...

Froome will leave Ineos, Pooley’s Everesting record: Daily News Digest

(Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hello CyclingTips readers, The rumors are rumors no more. Chris Froome will leave Ineos at the end of the year—and he’ll be heading to Israel Start-Up Nation. The team took the unusual step of announcing the impending arrival of the four-time Tour de...

Yorkshire Worlds generated over €28 million says UCI-commissioned report

The UCI has announced the results of an Ernst and Young report commissioned by the governing body to look into the impact of world championship events, noting that last year’s UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire generated roughly €28.2 million in “additional economic activity” for the region. The study took a closer look at four...

Chris Froome will leave Ineos for Israel Start-Up Nation at the end of 2020

Ineos has confirmed that four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will leave the team at the end of 2020. In a press release sent out Thursday morning European time, the British-registered team confirmed that Froome’s contract had not been renewed. “Chris’s current contract comes to an end in December and we have taken the...

Emma Pooley has set a new Everesting record

British former pro Emma Pooley has set a new women’s Everesting world record, taking roughly 15 minutes off the previous mark set last month. On Wednesday, the 37-year-old completed 10 laps of the punishingly steep Haggenegg climb (6.8 km at 13%) near the town of Schwyz in central Switzerland, accumulating the necessary 8,848 metres (29,029...

Pogacar’s program, La Course announces team selection: Daily News Digest

(Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hello CyclingTips readers, How do you think Tadej Pogacar might fare on the cobbles of De Ronde van Vlaanderen? We should find out later this year. Sporza has published what it reports to be the 2020 race programs of several riders, with Pogacar...

In online pivot, Specialized will sell gear via retailer Backcountry.com

In a potentially impactful but not particularly surprising move, Specialized will now sell its gear, but not its bikes, within North America via massive online retailer Backcountry.com and its cycling-specific site CompetitiveCyclist.com. The move is certain to draw concerns over the future health of current brick-and-mortar retailers that carry Specialized gear, and marks a distinct...

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Tech

200 bikes and a lot of cash: What it costs a bike brand to sponsor a WorldTour team

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...

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The story behind the story: A secret drink mix and a traffic violation

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...

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Origins: A tainted yellow jersey, bird poop, and the unlikely beginnings of Skratch Labs

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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Women's Cycling

Why low iron levels might be affecting your performance

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...

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Lost Boys: Poland’s forgotten track talents and their tragic end

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.

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What I’ve Learned: Sean Kelly

A tough, driven, gritty competitor, Sean Kelly is one of the most successful riders in the history of professional cycling. He topped the sport’s world ranking continuously from 1984 to 1989, winning Classics and stage races, as well as a Grand Tour. His career achievements include successes in Milan-San Remo, Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège, the Tour of...

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Why low iron levels might be affecting your performance

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...

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Lost Boys: Poland’s forgotten track talents and their tragic end

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.

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What I’ve Learned: Sean Kelly

A tough, driven, gritty competitor, Sean Kelly is one of the most successful riders in the history of professional cycling. He topped the sport’s world ranking continuously from 1984 to 1989, winning Classics and stage races, as well as a Grand Tour. His career achievements include successes in Milan-San Remo, Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège, the Tour of...

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