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Camelbak, cooling vests and the dunny: how Katrin Garfoot beat the heat in Qatar

When riders readied themselves for the individual time trial event at the UCI Road World Championships yesterday morning, temperatures were already reaching a scorching 40 degrees celsius. The heat has been the number one talked about topic ever since it was first announced that the week-long pinnacle event of the 2016 road season would be …


Tour de France Tech: New time trial bikes and components

VIVIERS, France (CT) – Time trials at the Tour de France rarely disappoint, both on the racing front and with the kit that’s on display. There’s always a gaggle of tech goodies to check out, and this year’s stage 13 ITT in the Ardeche region was no exception. First cab off the rank is Dimension …


New Giro Aerohead TT/tri helmet launched at Amgen Tour of California

BMC rider Rohan Dennis used a mysterious new Giro time trial helmet on his way to winning the prologue at last year’s Tour de France. Finally officially launched here at the Amgen Tour of California, this new Aerohead is supposedly not only — naturally — the most aerodynamic helmet Giro has produced to date but it’s …


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 new time trial kit was being used. Some of the standout tech came from French bike manufacturer Lapierre (FDJ was on a new steed) and wheel brand …


Tactics tested and lessons learnt: Nettie Edmondson’s Boels Rental Ladies Tour stage four diary

Australian Nettie Edmondson (Wiggle Honda) is on daily diary duty for Ella CyclingTips out of the Boels Rental Ladies Tour. The six-day stage race in Holland is Edmondson’s final bit of road racing of the season, and serves as important preparation for the team time trial at the 2015 Road World Championships in 17 days …


Ella Picks: Women’s cycling content we loved this week

It’s back! Ella Picks Monday is our effort to share with you the best, most important or most interesting content we stumbled upon over the past week. We’re the first to admit that our attention over the last few days has been squarely on the all-exciting Giro Rosa (more on that below); yet, we’ve still …


Carmen Small time trials to victory at Chrono Gatineau

Carmen Small (Twenty16 – ShoAir) won the Chrono Gatineau on Friday, stopping the clock at 15:36 following the 11.5 kilometre effort. It is the second win of the season for Small, who won the time trial at the Pan American Championships in early May. “It’s a relief,” said Small. “It’s been an up-and-down year for …


How To: Get ready for a time trial with Ellen van Dijk

Whether it’s a short prologue, a national time trial championship or the Olympic team pursuit race, the “race against the clock” is one of the hardest and most beautiful races in the sport of cycling. There’s no jostling for position in a peloton, no duking it out in the final sprint, no hiding. It’s just …


How to become a better time trialist

There is nothing more satisfying than winning the race of truth: an individual time trial. Winning an ITT means you were the fastest rider on the day, that you’d mastered your race day pacing and left nothing in the legs, crossing the line exhausted but triumphant. So how do you become a great time trialist? Helen …


Copenhagen World Championships | Men’s ITT

Tony Martin smashed the 46.4km TT course in Copenhagen last night with an average speed of 51.8 km/h. That’s 1.4 km/h faster than Cancellara and 1.2 km/hr faster than Wiggins.


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