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The SHEcret Pro: On Worlds, minimum wages, and Grand Tours for women

The SHEcret Pro is back and she's got a lot on her mind! In this post our anonymous insider gives us the goss from the Road World Champio...

The weekly spin: The Alejandro Valverde conundrum

The joy on Alejandro Valverde’s face was unmistakable. Upon crossing the finish line as the new road world champion, he buried his head i...

Photo gallery: The pain and the glory of the 2018 Road World Championships

It's Alejandro Valverde and Anna van der Breggen that are getting most of the headlines. Valverde for finally winning Worlds after six po...

I wish Valverde hadn't won

Hunched over a couple off-season beers a few years ago, a pro racer said something that’s stuck with me ever since. He said, “Valverde’s ...

Moments of daring: An unpredictable path to a predictable Worlds result

From a quick glance at the result of the women’s road race at the 2018 Road World Championships, you’d be forgiven for thinking the race ...

Can anyone beat van Vleuten? Your guide to the 2018 Worlds women's road race

There is no such thing as an easy race when it comes to winning the rainbow stripes. But in 2018, the women's road race at the Road World...

Preview: Your guide to the elite men's road race at the 2018 Road Worlds

As ever, the elite men's road race is the final event in the 2018 Road World Championships. It's set to be a bruising encounter with the ...

Dennis vs Dumoulin? Your guide to the men's time trial at the 2018 Worlds

The 2018 Road World Championships are well underway in Innsbruck, Austria. We had the team time trials last weekend, and most of the indi...

Richie Porte and Amanda Spratt to lead Australia at Road World Championships

Australia will go into the most climber-friendly Road World Championships in more than 20 years with teams built around Richie Porte and ...