The Time Of Tubulars Is Coming To An End

It mightn't be long until even seasoned pro mechanics can barely remember the smell of tubular glue. The post The time of tubulars is coming to an end appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Vittoria Announces Run-Flat Foam Tire Inserts For Road Bikes

Ride on a flat for up to 50 km and add security to tubeless road tires for just 22 g per wheel. The post Vittoria announces run-flat foam tire inserts for road bikes appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Vittoria Air-Liner Road Designed For Riding A Flat Tire With A Foam Liner

Vittoria Air-Liner Road designed for riding a flat tire with a foam liner

The system Alexander Kristoff used to win Gent-Wevelgem in 2019 is now available for all riders. Read the full article at Vittoria Air-Liner Road designed for riding a flat tire with a foam liner on VeloNews.com .

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Preview: Your Guide To The 2021 Men’S Tour Of Flanders

It's one of the best races of the year. Here's what you should know. The post Preview: Your guide to the 2021 men’s Tour of Flanders appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Preview: Your Guide To The 2021 Milan-San Remo

Will it be one of Van Aert, Van der Poel or Alaphilippe that wins another one-day classic? The post Preview: Your guide to the 2021 Milan-San Remo appeared first on CyclingTips .

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What You Need To Know About The Men’S Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

A closer look at what to expect from this year's edition of the cobbled semi-Classic. The post What you need to know about the men’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Watch-Watch: Who’S Rocking A Hideously Overpriced Timepiece This Season?

US$120,000 watches, sponsorship wars, and a political crisis in the making. The post Watch-watch: Who’s rocking a hideously overpriced timepiece this season? appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Tadej Pogacar And Primoz Roglic Set For Tour De France Rematch

Tadej Pogacar and Primoz Roglic set for Tour de France rematch

Joe Robinson 18 Jan 2021 The Slovenian duo both set to return to Tour, reigniting yellow jersey rivalry Tadej Pogacar versus Primoz Roglic at the 2020 Tour de France was one the greatest battles in cycling for years and it seems we are all set for a rematch in 2021. The much-anticipated replay of last year's yellow jersey battle was set after UAE Team Emirates 's Pogacar confirmed he would return to France to defend his title and reports suggest Jumbo-Visma 's Roglic would race the Tour as part of a leadership trio with Tom Dumoulin and Steven Kruijswijk. UAE Team Emirates confirmed that 22-year-old Pogacar would lead the team at the Tour before returning to the Vuelta a Espana , the race in which the Slovenian made his name in 2019, taking three stages and third overall. Pogacar will form part of a Tour team that also comprises new ...

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Gallery: A Sketchy Slip And Slide On Stage 1 At The Tour

After months of anticipation, on a rainy day on the French Riviera, the Tour de France finally began. It was a more eventful day’s racing than most in the race would have wished for. Newly surfaced roads were turned slick by the rain, and riders were sent clattering across the tarmac – domestiques and leaders, … The post Gallery: A sketchy slip and slide on stage 1 at the Tour appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Preview: What You Should Know About The 2020 Milan-San Remo

It’s taken nearly eight and a half months, but the season’s first Monument is finally upon us. Originally scheduled for March 21 then rescheduled for this Saturday August 8 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Milan-San Remo is the biggest and most prestigious of Italy’s one-day races. Here’s what you need to know about … The post Preview: What you should know about the 2020 Milan-San Remo appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Preview: 18 Things To Know About The Elite Men’S Worlds Road Race

The 2019 Road World Championships conclude this Sunday with the elite men’s road race. It’s one of the biggest and most important days of racing on the men’s calendar and it’s the race that decides who will wear the rainbow bands for the next year. Ahead of Sunday’s race, here’s your guide to the course, … The post Preview: 18 things to know about the elite men’s Worlds road race appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Gent-Wevelgem To Start From Ypres From Next Year

Gent-Wevelgem to start from Ypres from next year

Joseph Delves 5 Sep 2019 Spring Classic to retain its name but ditch its current start point for a 50km shift to the southwest Flemish one-day Classic Gent-Wevelgem will start in Ypres rather than the now-familiar starting point of Deinze from next year. The move follows an agreement between the city and organisers of the WorldTour event that covers the next six years. 'We’re very proud of this collaboration,' said Emmily Talpe, mayor of the city of Ypres in response to the news. 'It puts Ypres on the international map after the previous WW1 commemorations. The media attention for such a race is immense.' Run by Flanders Classics, Flemish newspaper Het Nieuwsblad reported that the deal will see the town of Ypres pay 100,000 euros each year, an amount that will also increase annually by 10,000 euros. With the race passing several battlefields, the new route aims to reinforce its ...

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Will Tubeless Take Over In The Pro Peloton? Here’S What The Experts Say

Specialized S-Works Turbo RapidAir tubeless road tyre

Have tubulars had their day? Has tubeless for pro riders finally arrived? We asked key players in the industry

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Evenepoel Shows Off European Champion's Skinsuit

Remco Evenepoel in the new European time trial champion's colours

Remco Evenepoel has unveiled the new skinsuit that he'll wear as the European time trial champion, opting for black shorts to go with the customary white and blue jersey. Evenepoel claimed the title in Alkmaar earlier this month with a commanding ride at the age of just 19. It was the latest feat in an extraordinary debut pro season that has also seen victories at the Clásica San Sebastián and the Belgium Tour. His victory preceded that of his Deceuninck-QuickStep teammate Elia Viviani in the road race, meaning the Belgian team have two European champions in their ranks. After unveiling Viviani's jersey last week, the team showed off the time trial skinsuit that had been made for Evenepoel by clothing provider Vermarc. Evenepoel inherited the title from his compatriot Victor Campenaerts, and has gone with a similar design of black legs with white and blue trim. Alexander Kristoff, the former ...

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Viviani: Becoming European Road Race Champion Gives Me Immense Joy

Elia Viviani (Italy)

Elia Viviani was thrilled to take the European road race champion's title at the UEC Road European Championships on Sunday, winning from a three-man breakaway as opposed to the bunch sprints the Italian's used to winning from. Belgium's Yves Lampaert took the silver medal, with Germany's Pascal Ackermann completing the podium. "It's absolutely amazing," said Viviani via his Deceuninck-QuickStep trade team's website. "I can't find the words to tell you what this means to me. I came out of the Tour de France with good condition, and was hoping to be in contention for the gold medal. To finally get it, two years after I finished runner-up, gives me immense joy." In 2017, when the championships were held in Herning, Denmark, Viviani finished second to Norway's Alexander Kristoff in a bunch sprint. On Sunday, however, Viviani soon found himself as part of a 13-rider breakaway on the flat and windy ...

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Leading Out: Cycling’S Fastest Domestiques Share Their Stories

Roger Kluge’s childhood dreams of racing on the Champs-Élysées might not have concluded with him finishing in 59th place, but the Lotto-Soudal rider enjoyed some raucous celebrations at the Paris finish line a week ago just the same. While some of the world’s fastest men were ruing what might have been, Kluge was soaking in … The post Leading out: Cycling’s fastest domestiques share their stories appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Caleb Ewan Heads Ridelondon-Surrey Classic Line-Up

Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) wins the finale stage 21 at the Tour de France on the Champs-Elysees

Lotto Soudal 's Caleb Ewan will head a star-studded line-up for this year's Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic , just a week after having taken his third stage victory at his first Tour de France on the Champs-Elysées in Paris. The one-day RideLondon-Surrey Classic – Britain's only UCI WorldTour-level event – will also feature Irish sprint star Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe), Groupama-FDJ fast-man Arnaud Démare, who won the first edition of the race in 2013, and Deceuninck-QuickStep duo Philippe Gilbert and Elia Viviani, with the latter coming fresh from his stage win at what was also the Italian's first Tour de France. British fans will be happy to see Alex Dowsett (Katusha-Alpecin) back on British shores, with the Essex man having just completed his first Tour, while a young but talented Great Britain team boasts 2018 national road race champion Connor Swift. Team Ineos arrive on home roads fielding reigning Tour de Yorkshire ...

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Change In Sports Drink Blamed For Uae's Poor Tour De France Performance

Fabio Aru chares a bottle with Alexander Kristoff during stage 5 at Tour de Suisse

A change in sports drinks before the Tour de France is being blamed for UAE Team Emirate 's lacklustre performance in the French Grand Tour , where general classification rider Fabio Aru finished nearly half an hour down, sprinter Alexander Kristoff failed to win a stage and Irishman Dan Martin never cracked the top 10. TV 2 Norway cycling expert and former pro Thor Hushovd reported that his sources say the team's new drink causes the body to absorb too much fluid, making it difficult to get the body to function 100 per cent. "If it is correct, it is very big," TV2 Norway cycling expert and coach Johan Kaggestad said in a report published on the TV2 website. "Going into this year's most important cycling race and starting with something new they haven't tried before is a total loss," Kaggestad said. "You have to use at what you are ...

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Tour De France: Second Win For Ewan On Stage 16 In Nimes

Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) wins stage 16 at the Tour de France

Caleb Ewan ( Lotto Soudal ) came from behind to take his second stage victory of the 2019 Tour de France , beating Elia Viviani (Deceuninck-QuickStep) and Dylan Groenewegen (Jumbo-Visma) in a high-speed sprint in Nîmes. Deceuninck-QuickStep took control of the sprint in the final 500 metres just before a late roundabout, giving Viviani a clean run to the line. Ewan was further back but not concerned and clearly confident of his sprinting ability. He opted to start his sprint early, anticipating Groenewegen and Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) to come up alongside Viviani. The Italian had the best line along the barriers, but Ewan had more speed in his aero tuck and came down the middle of the road to win by half a bike length. Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) enjoyed a relatively quiet but hot day in the French canicule, where temperatures went up to 38°C. He finished safely ...

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The Tour Tech Of Tomorrow | 3 Predictions For The Road Bikes Of The Future

The road bike of the future

Suspension, tubeless tyres and live drag sensors are (probably) just around the corner

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