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The weekly spin: The great 'Rider of the Year' debate

With the 2019 road racing season effectively over, it’s time for the annual “Rider of…

The weekly spin: Controversy? Welcome to the club, eRacing

The first week of October has already made it a banner month for surreal, post-modern…

The weekly spin: A wet and wild week at the world championships

What a week in professional cycling. The UCI’s Road World Championships is an annual end-of-season…

The weekly spin: Building the ultimate climbing bike

It’s happening. The bike is built. The hard work has been done. I’ll be racing…

The weekly spin: The Grand Tour domino effect

A gust of wind in southeast France, a patch of slippery pavement in Andorra, a…

The weekly spin: How Jumbo-Visma invests in young talent

It was at the 2016 Redlands Cycling Classic that Americans Sepp Kuss and Neilson Powless…

The weekly spin: For Rissveds and Ferrand-Prévot, the circle is complete

The narrative arc of a professional cyclist's existence is often a rollercoaster of circumstance, heartbreak,…

The weekly spin: Philosophy and perspective with Nathan Haas

Back in May, just prior to the Amgen Tour of California, I had a memorable…

The weekly spin: WorldTour women pivoting toward gravel at SBT GRVL

When the field lines up for the Steamboat Gravel event — okay, okay SBT GRVL…

The weekly spin: Is Mathieu van der Poel’s race schedule a recipe for burnout?

Mathieu van der Poel just keeps on winning. He’s currently the world cyclocross champion, winner…

The weekly spin: What we can expect from the 2020 Tour de France

The days that follow the Tour de France always leave cyclings fans with a bout…

The weekly spin: Why Nibali and Valverde shouldn't be counted out at Tour de France

Two of the most successful riders in professional cycling are headed to the Tour de…

The weekly spin: Jakob Fuglsang's last, best chance to win the Tour de France

Can a veteran rider well into his thirties who has never stood on a Grand…

The weekly spin: Putting Chris Froome crash conspiracy theories into context

Chris Froome’s accident was staged. The details surrounding his treatment in the hours that followed…

The weekly spin: Kate Courtney and the joy of wearing rainbow stripes

Joyful. That’s the word Kate Courtney chooses to describe her experience thus far wearing the…

The weekly spin: Ineos courting Carapaz highlights need for WorldTour budget cap

Even though they didn’t factor in the race, Team Ineos is now at the center…

The weekly spin: A freewheeling interview with Peter Sagan

It’s a Friday afternoon in Sacramento. In 48 hours, Peter Sagan will take his second…

The weekly spin: Meet Tadej Pogacar, future Grand Tour champion

There's a youth movement happening in pro cycling, and the Amgen Tour of California is…

The weekly spin: George Bennett talks California, Kittel, and Game of Thrones

The last time George Bennett started the Amgen Tour of California, he won the race.…

The weekly spin: California memories

It’s cold and raining in Colorado as I take a pause from packing my suitcase…

The weekly spin: Rating the winners and losers of the 2019 spring classics

It was late in the race, and Julian Alaphilippe, the most successful rider of the…