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Greg Van Avermaet Claims Maiden ‘Monument’ In Paris-Roubaix

By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Roubaix, France, April 9, 2017 (AFP) - Belgian Greg Van Avermaet finally landed his first 'Monument' victory in a thrilling Paris-Roubaix race on Sunday. The Olympic champion edged a sprint finish in the iconic outdoor Roubaix velodrome ahead of Czech Zdenek Stybar and Sebastian Langeveld of the Netherlands at the end of the 257km 'Hell of the North' cobbled classic. But having come close several times before, Van Avermaet finally earned a Monument victory despite suffering two early mechanical problems, perhaps taking over the baton from Belgian legend and four-time champion Tom Boonen, who finished a disappointing 13th in his final race before retirement. Four … Read More...

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Phillipe Gilbert Claims His Fourth Amstel Gold Race Victory

Valkenburg, Netherlands, April 16, 2017 (AFP) - Philippe Gilbert continued his fine start to the season by winning … Read More...

Amstel Gold Race Next On Greg Van Avermaet’s Race Agenda

14 April, 2017, Santa Rosa, California (USA) After standing on the podium at Paris-Roubaix with his Monument … Read More...

Fabio Aru Out Of Giro d’Italia With Knee Injury

Milan, April 14, 2017 - Italian Fabio Aru has been forced out of next month's Giro d'Italia, which starts on his … Read More...

Mark Cavendish Sidelined With Epstein-Barr Virus

London, April 14, 2017 - British road cycling star Mark Cavendish has been sidelined with a fatigue-inducing … Read More...

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Could This Be The Biggest Development To Women’s Cycling

A new development in the field of women’s cycling it set to put the sport on the map as soon as 2016, reports claim. It has now been announced that next year will see the introduction of a new event named WorldTour. Recently, representatives at the UCI Women’s Teams seminar held in Siena discussed the new changes after the inaugural edition of the Strade Bianche event. The new WorldTour … Read More...

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Mio Link A Simple, Smart, Heart Rate Strap for Your Wrist

By Dave Lieberman Mio Global makes advanced wearable technology for athletes. I like to call it a “smart” heart rate strap, that is a comfortable, soft silicone device that you wear on your wrist instead of around your chest. http://www.mioglobal.com It connects to select GPS watches and bike computers via ANT+ and syncs with Android and iPhone fitness apps via Bluetooth Smart (4.0). … Read More...

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Behind The Scenes with Axeon Hagens Berman And Klean Athlete

By: Sean Weide + Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team The Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team, sponsored by Klean Athlete, made quite a splash during the month of May with daily stellar performances at its biggest race of the season, the Amgen Tour of California, followed by a stunning victory by Greg Daniel in the USA Cycling professional road race.* But with only eight starting spots available in any given … Read More...

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