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Groenewegen will ride on with Jumbo-Visma through 2023: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Dylan Groenewegen extends for four more years with Jumbo-Visma, Fernand...

"I was on my hands and knees" — Pro riders' most miserable days on a bike

To try to make sense of cycling's suffering, we asked a handful of pros about their hardest day on the bike, and what kept them pushing t...

Analysis: Can an American win the 2018 Amgen Tour of California?

LONG BEACH, CA (CT)  — It’s the biggest bike race in the United States — but can an American rider win the Amgen Tour of California? Shor...

What happened? How Manuel Senni won the 2017 Colorado Classic

DENVER, CO (CT) — There were no TV pictures. Time gaps were unclear. It was not expected to be a stage where anyone would be able to ride...

Not your father’s stage race: Colorado Classic aims to reimagine cycling events

COLORADO SPRINGS (CT) — Don’t call it the Pro Challenge. It’s not the Tour of Colorado. And it’s definitely not a reboot of the Coors Cla...

Into the mountains: Open GC designed for chaos in final stages at Tour of Utah

What constitutes an exciting bike race? Aggressiveness? A tight GC battle with many riders in close proximity to each other going into th...

Analysis: Bennett’s California crown earned with equal parts bravado and brawn

New Zealander George Bennett won the 2017 Amgen Tour of California not because he was the strongest rider in the race, but because he wil...

Bennett surprises everyone, including himself, by taking GC lead in California with one stage remaining

“Talansky could take two minutes out of me on a 24km time trial.” — George Bennett (LottoNL-Jumbo), May 16, 2017 “No one is more surprise...

BMC's Bookwalter 'relieved' to reach first rest day of Tour de France

BMC Racing's Brent Bookwalter entered the Tour de France on a high. He finished third overall at the Amgen Tour of California in May, and...

The walking wounded: Stage 1 of Tour leaves its mark

After the opening stage of the 2016 Tour de France on Saturday, the peloton is already looking like a rag-tag bunch with multiple crashes...

Americans at the 2016 Tour de France: Who’s racing, and what are their objectives?

It's been five years since Tyler Farrar stood atop the podium as a stage winner — on the Fourth of July, no less — the last time an Ameri...

Yin and Yang: BMC teammates Phinney, Bookwalter form two-man U.S. Olympic road team

Olympic rookie Brent Bookwalter and two-time Olympian Taylor Phinney form the U.S. men’s road contingent, tasked with making America’s ma...

Phinney, Guarnier headline 2016 US Olympic team

USA Cycling announced Thursday the full squad of athletes competing in the cycling events at the 31st Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro this Aug...

Cavendish takes sprint finale in Sacramento, Alaphilippe seals California victory

The final finish line of the 2016 Amgen Tour of California delivered two winners — Mark Cavendish freelanced his way to a sprint win ahea...

Dennis and Bookwalter in familiar, uncertain team dynamic amid California GC contest

SALINAS, CA (CT) — BMC Racing teammates Rohan Dennis and Brent Bookwalter find themselves in a familiar, uncertain situation with an eye ...

Craddock, Bookwalter, Stetina: USA's best hopes to win Amgen Tour of California

SANTA CLARITA, CA (CT) — For the first four years of the Amgen Tour of California, Americans owned the top step of the podium. The inaugu...