Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

April 15, 2016

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: McClay wins GP de Denain; Johansson wins Euskal Emakumeen, stage 1; By the numbers: What it takes to win Paris-Roubaix; UCI makes it official: disc brake use is suspended pending further talks; Eddy Merckx: Disc brakes too dangerous for racing; How to beat the dreaded post race blues; Adriano Malori continues to improve; Philippe Gilbert to race Amstel Gold; WADA amends position on meldonium positives; Three Weeks To The Giro; Profile: Velocio’s Tayler Wiles; 1 in 20 among Melbourne roads closed this Sunday morning; Boonen on the 2016 Paris-Roubaix

Profile: Velocio’s Tayler Wiles

by CyclingTips

Velocio profiles rider Tayler Wiles, beginning by warning that, “It would be a mistake to confuse Tayler Wiles’s shyness for weakness.”

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The profile goes deep into Wiles’ struggles as a youth, talking about attending her father’s Alcoholics Anonymous meetings when she was 12 years-old.

“I remember watching as my Dad stood up, said the common AA self-introduction which was quickly followed by a room full of “Hi Rick!” He looked to me each time.I think he expected a look of disappointment, that he was admitting fault, but all I remember feeling was pride, I was proud of him for making the changes he needed to and happy that he was sharing the experience with me rather than shielding me from it.”

Click through to read more at Velocio.

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