Month: March 2019

Race Report: Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) took a wonderful Gent-Wevelgem victory after an incredibly hard day’s racing. What chance a Flanders victory for the Norwegian now? Losers of the day: Deceuninck – Quick-Step, the Belgian team worked so hard during the day, they had nothing left for the sprint. After an hour, and 51km
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Davide Formolo takes final stage in Barcelona Adam Yates and Miguel Angel Lopez on the final stage of the 2019 Volta a Catalunya (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) Miguel Ángel López (Astana) just about managed to seal overall victory at the 2019 Volta a Catalunya, despite being put under serious pressure by several of his
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Western Australia covers one-third of the nation and 80% of its population lives around the capital city of Perth, so it would seem that the opportunities for racing would be limited. This was not the case as Steele Bishop relates his life story, “Wheels of Steele.” Growing up near Perth in the 1960s, he fell
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Britain’s Adam Yates claimed his second runner-up spot in as many weeks at the Volta a Catalunya. The 26-year-old, who missed out by one second at the Tirreno-Adriatico, began the 143km final stage 14 seconds behind leader Miguel Angel Lopez. He finished seventh in Barcelona but remained the same distance behind the Colombian. A crash
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The Spring Classics continue to pick up speed with Sunday’s 81st running of Gent-Wevelgem, a 251.5km jaunt through the Belgium countryside that starts in Deinze and finishes in Wevelgem nearly six hours later. Three-time world champion Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) claimed his third win in the race last year, beating Elia Viviani (Deceuninck-QuickStep) and Arnaud Demare (Groupama-FDJ)
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The baguette, the beret, Brigitte Bardot, French icons all. But are they about to be joined by Decathlon’s Triban 520 Disc? The French sports megastore has a deserved reputation for producing quality bikes — including Tour de France-level machines — at prices that undercut just about everyone else’s out there. The Triban 520 Disc is
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The Ribble Endurance SL Ultegra Disc’s new chassis design has been more than two years in the making, and it’s the first step towards revitalising the Ribble brand as a cost-conscious premium provider of bikes built for British conditions. The Ribble Endurance SL Ultegra disc is one of our Bike of the Year bikes for
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Rider Profile: Alberto Bettiol is a name that has been cropping up for a while, but since the start of the 2019 season, the Bettiol ‘cognome’ has been near the top of the finishing sheet and on the podium. Ed Hood takes a look at this new ‘Young Gun’ on the block that’s knocking on
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Britain’s Adam Yates remains 14 seconds behind leader Miguel Angel Lopez with a stage to go at the Volta a Catalunya. The 26-year-old, who claimed victory in stage three, finished in 14th place in Saturday’s 169km route. Australian Michael Matthews pipped Phil Bauhaus by a tyre’s width to win the stage as the top five
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Just last November in Tapiei, SunRace showed us new 12-speed SRAM replacement derailleurs and cassettes. But apparently that was only the beginning, as they already have four more 1x rear derailleurs in the works with new revised 1x-specific geometry, plus a new 12-speed cassette that works on Shimano’s workhorse HG freehub body…Advertisement SunRace 1x horizontal
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