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The Cancellara-Gaimon 'fondo face-off': A pretentiously exclusive account

In one of the most intensely followed gran fondo battles of the 21st Century, Phil Gaimon has defeated Fabian Cancellara on a Swiss climb...

Spartacus vs Phil the Thrill: The looming Cancellara-Gaimon fondo showdown

With July looming, it is time for the cycling community to cast its focus on the preeminent and most controversial race of the season — t...

Cancellara on Sagan’s Paris-Roubaix masterpiece: ‘It was beautiful’

Three-time Paris-Roubaix champion Fabian Cancellara watched Peter Sagan’s victorious ride on Sunday from Park City, Utah, where he was at...

For the first time, Boonen addresses 2010 Cancellara motor speculation

Does Tom Boonen believe Fabian Cancellara used a motor to beat him in the 2010 Tour of Flanders? Let's put it this way — for the first ti...

Commentary: An insider's guide to hating Phil Gaimon

The following essay is intended to be parody, though it might inadvertently make one or two serious points. I hate Phil Gaimon. Let me co...

CyclingTips Podcast (2.0): Motors, MVDP, and missing derailleurs

Welcome to the new CyclingTips Podcast — let's call it v2.0 — a revamped weekly show with hosts Caley Fretz, Neal Rogers, James Huang, as...

What I’ve learned: Fabian Cancellara

During a 16-year professional career, Fabian Cancellara grew to become one of the best one-day riders of all time, winning three editions...

Hidden motors and professional cycling: A timeline

The alleged use of hidden motors, so-called mechanical doping, remains a hot topic in cycling. It was first claimed in 2010, was ridicule...

Analysis: After a superlative 2016 season, evaluating Peter Sagan's place among cycling's greats

With a second consecutive world title, and the top spot on the UCI rankings, Peter Sagan reminded the cycling world one last time in 2016...

Cancellara smashes Rio time trial to take second Olympic gold medal

On a hilly Olympic time trial course that appeared to favor lighter — and younger — riders, Fabian Cancellara turned back the clock, and ...

Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de France, Stage 16

Photography by Cor Vos, Jered & Ashley Gruber, Kristof Ramon There was was no fairytale Tour de France ending for Fabian Cancellara (...

In photo finish, Sagan snatches third stage win at 2016 Tour de France

There was was no fairytale Tour de France ending for Fabian Cancellara (Trek-Segafredo) on Monday in Berne, the Swiss rider's hometown, a...

Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de France, Stage 13

Photography by Cor Vos, Jered & Ashley Gruber, Kristof Ramon Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin) scorched the 37.5km (23.3mi) stage 13 indiv...

Fabian Cancellara's 2016 Tour de France custom Trek Madone

To celebrate Fabian Cancellara's final appearance at the Tour de France, the good people at Trek have pulled out all the stops to produce...

Photo gallery: Giro d'Italia time trial tech

With two time trials down at this year's Giro d'Italia the race is starting to hot up. We had a trip around the pits to check out what ne...

Commentary: Two words, Fabian: semi-retirement

The Spring Swing of the Fabian Cancellara Farewell Tour is upon us, and with his second-place finish at the Ronde van Vlaanderen to Peter...

Photo gallery: Fabian Cancellara's Tour of Flanders Trek Domane SLR

On Sunday, Fabian Cancellara (Trek-Segafredo) rode his way to yet another Monument podium, finishing second to Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) at t...

Close but no cigar for Cancellara in final Flanders: "I missed this one second, this one certain moment”

He was undoubtedly one of the strongest riders in the race but, missing out on the key move by Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) and Sep Vanmarcke (L...

No one else in the photo! Peter Sagan solos to victory at 100th edition of the Tour of Flanders

World champion Peter Sagan won the 100th edition of the Ronde van Vlaanderen in thrilling style, following an attack with 30km remaining,...

Two-time Flanders champion Van Petegem names his top pick for Sunday’s race

Double Ronde van Vlaanderen winner Peter Van Petegem has given his tip for Sunday’s race, saying that he echoes the favourite status hand...

From rock bottom to rock solid: Cancellara’s long road back for Flanders and Roubaix

He’s facing a huge moment of his career, a chance to make history and become the first four-time winner of the Tour of Flanders and also ...