This week, Lennard Zinn explains the science — complete with equations — regarding tire pressure and the width of your rims. (Velo News)
Former Tinkoff team owner Oleg Tinkov attacks Alberto Contador on social media. (Cycling Weekly)
For some, it’s about looking good; for others, staying dry or simply going fast: pros past and present tell CW about their favourite style upgrades. (Cycling Weekly)
Let me explain: this entire fight we are in the middle of, this push and pull between the riders, the UCI, and the bike industry – it’s not a fight over a braking system. It’s a fight for power. And not of the stopping variety. (Rouleur)
Bora-Hansgrohe managers say Sagan is doing justice to the rainbow jersey. (Cycling Weekly)
Part 2 or Ride Media’s interview with the retired legend of cycling photography.
World Champion Peter Sagan is back on top of the WorldTour rankings following his second place at Milan-San Remo. The Bora-Hansgrohe rider disposes Richie Porte from top spot on the standings with the BMC rider dropping to third. Milan-San Remo winner Michal Kwiatkowski jumps into second place overall. (cyclingnews.com)
Egypt’s Eslam Nasser Zaki, 22, fell suddenly while riding on his own during men’s Omnium. (road.cc)
Pole hit more than 1,200 watts in the final sprint, and took the KOM on the Poggio as he followed Sagan’s attack. (Cycling Weekly)
Marcel Kittel sits down, stretches out and smiles. “This is great,” he says. (Cycling Tips)
Late attack by Peter Kennaugh foiled as sprinters contest the stage finish on the opening day of the 2017 Volta a Catalunya in Spain. (Cycling Weekly)
Final 20 Km
The ‘Red Baron’ narrowly beat his own record with an incredible run of 227.720 Km/h or 141.498 mph – though instability at high speed almost made everything go horribly wrong. (Bike Rumor)
In this edition of How the Race Was Won, the first for season 2017, Cosmo Catalano analyses the 108th edition of Milan-San Remo.
UK Anti-Doping says drug use in sport is “fast becoming a crisis” in response to a poll for BBC Sport into doping in amateur sport. (BBC Sport)
14 per cent of amateur cyclists admit to taking steroids in survey (Cycling Weekly)
On Sunday, the two retired cyclocross legends of Sven Nys and Sven Vanthourenhout lined up in South Africa to kick off their Cape Epic campaign, which they’ve been preparing for with some time together on the road. (CX Magazine)
American Coryn Rivera sprinted to her first career Women’s WorldTour victory in Cittiglio on Sunday. The 24-year-old survived the hilly 131km Trofeo Alfredo Binda circuit race to win a reduced bunch sprint ahead of Arlenis Sierra and Cecile Uttrup Ludwig. It is first time in more than a decade that the one-day Italian classic has
He’s back! Having spent the last month or so altitude training in South Africa and pondering how best to respond to the whirlwind of press surrounding Team Sky at the moment, Chris Froome will return to racing at the Volta a Catalunya for the first time since finishing sixth overall at the Herald Sun Tour
Team Sky rider averaged an astonishing 536 watts for 5 minutes 47 seconds on decisive climb. (road.cc)
Colombian Milan-San Remo contender Fernando Gaviria reckons rival Peter Sagan will go for a late attack and not hold out for a bunch sprint. (Cycling Weekly)
Cycling’s unwritten rules took centerstage when a very bizarre scene played out during Wednesday’s Danilith Nokere-Koerse. (Velo News)
Already a winner five times this season, Marcel Kittel is one of the most high-profile absentees from the QuickStep Floors squad for Saturday’s Milan San Remo.
The German rider has told CyclingTips that while he would have liked to have been selected for the race, that he can also see the logic behind the choices
World champion Peter Sagan stands above his rivals but he lacks a strong team, says Tom Boonen. (Velo News)
Team Sky’s Luke Rowe writes about his opinion on the use of power meters in racing and for training in his latest column. (Cycling Weekly)
A showdown between some of the world’s best ultra-endurance racers is set to begin when the first running of the 5,500km Indian Pacific Wheel Race kicks off at 6am Saturday.
Josh Edmondson has admitted that he injected himself with a cocktail of vitamins in 2014 and that Tramadol led to him being depressed. (Cycling Weekly)
Senate Leader Scott Sales has called cyclists “some of the rudest and most self-centered people [he’s] ever encountered” (Bicycling Magazine)
World champion shrugs off the pressure before Milan-San Remo. (cyclingnews.com)
Bugatti has partnered with some of the most prestigious bike brands and engineers, to create what may every well be the most exclusive (and perhaps expensive) cruiser style bike ever conceived – the PG Bugatti Bike. (Capo Velo)
Belgian rider caught on camera escorting French rider to back of peloton, said he was trying to ensure safety of peloton. (road.cc)
Following up on last year’s amazing Dream Ride video, Diamondback has created another incredible dream sequence. (The Radavist)
The 2017 Critérium du Dauphiné will feature a novel approach to Alpe d’Huez, with the peloton set to ascend the Col de Sarenne before tackling the final four kilometres of the more celebrated Alpe for a summit finish at the ski station. (cyclingnews.com)
The application suggests that by using these factors, gathered from a wearable device that has a GPS, accellerometer, heart rate monitor and other features, it could calculate rider power without the expense of a traditional power meter. (Bicycle Retailer)
A driver who was caught on camera threatening and ranting at a cyclist in Ross, California has been charged with reckless driving. (Cycling Weekly)
He revolutionised sprinting by taking the leadouts to a higher level, working on his own aerodynamics and being an early adopter of skinsuits and aero helmets. For a while, it made him the clear favourite in every single flat race he rode. (Rouleur)
The longest of the Monuments and one of the most prestigious one-day races on the calendar, Milan-San Remo takes the riders nearly 300km from northern Italy down to and along the Mediterranean coastline, in a race that features several late climbs but normally ends in a bunch sprint.
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At just 22 years of age, Cyclassics Hamburg winner Ewan will use the opportunity to gain valuable experience, having yet tackled a race of this distance. He was also an early withdrawal at last year’s world championships so it will be an achievement for him to make the distance with the front bunch. (SBS)
Lance Armstrong saw Junior complaining about his cycling issues on social media and reached out to Johnson to offer some words of wisdom to the novice. And then publicized it. (For The Win)
A lot has happened in the world of cycling since a fresh-faced Pippo Pozzato raised his arms in triumph to conclude the 2006 Milan-San Remo. (cyclingnews.com)
A folding bike could be the ideal solution if you want to combine a cycle trip with a train journey. (Cycling Weekly)
While Nacer Bouhanni won Nokere Koerse ahead of Adam Blythe, the finale of the race was overshadowed by a bizarre altercation involving Lotto-Soudal‘s Kris Boeckmans and Justin Jules. (Cycling Weekly)
To the uninitiated, dedicating an entire Saturday afternoon to watching a race in which the favourites only show themselves towards the very end may seem crazy, but part of what makes Milan-San Remo is the gradual build-up of tension throughout the day. (Cycling Weekly)
“My memories are quite fond. That was a good day,” says Matt Goss, master of the understatement.
When the clock strikes 6:00am in Fremantle, Western Australia this Saturday morning, around 70 cyclists will start a race across Australia that will take the best of them nearly two weeks to finish.
The Indian Pacific Wheel Race (or ‘Indy Pac’ for short) has no prize money, no trophies, and no massive crowds – just
Andrew Hood breaks down the race and lists some probable outcomes to the 291km “La Classicissima.” (Velo News)
Later describes suggestion as “a brain fart.” (road.cc)
Who is Amalie Dideriksen? The youngest world champion since Marianne Vos, Denmark’s new title holder may just be the best rider you’ve never heard of. (Cycling Weekly)
The business is currently backed by Active Private Equity, which has already successfully exited its investment in one cycling business, Evans Cycles, in a £100 million deal in 2015. (road.cc)
I’m feeling a worrisome combination of Van Garderen anxiety, pervasive Tejay doom, an oppressive sense that, after his anonymous performances in Tirreno-Adriatico, his bid to win the Giro d’Italia in May is in jeopardy. (Twisted Spoke)
In a sport where Europe is usually still considered the ultimate goal, the decision by the British Claire Rose’s to hop the pond and come to America to chase her cycling dream might seem like an unconventional one. (Cycling Tips)
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