Greg LeMond: ‘Egan Bernal, do not work for Chris Froome!’

LeMond, who won the Tour de France aged 25, feels that Bernal should 'give no gifts' to Froome on account of his age should a Tour de France leadership battle arise. Read the full article at Greg LeMond: ‘Egan Bernal, do not work for Chris Froome!’ on VeloNews.com .

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Froome Olympic bid dented with announcement of road race quotas

Four-time Tour champion will start as part of a Great Britain team of four, against the five-man teams of many key rivals. Read the full article at Froome Olympic bid dented with announcement of road race quotas on VeloNews.com .

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Froome taking nothing for granted in race to return for the 2020 Tour and Olympics

Four-time Tour de France winner using cupping therapy and cryotherapy as he works toward returning to full strength after career-threatening crash in June. Read the full article at Froome taking nothing for granted in race to return for the 2020 Tour and Olympics on VeloNews.com .

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Cycling stars pay tribute to the late Raymond Poulidor

Cycling stars pay tribute to the late Raymond Poulidor

Joe Robinson 13 Nov 2019 Merckx, Van der Poel and President Macron among those to pay their respects The cycling world has paid tribute to Raymond Poulidor who died in the early hours of Wednesday morning at a hospital in Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat, near Limoges in central France. Finishing second at the Tour de France on three occasions and on the podium a total of seven times, Poulidor earned himself the nickname 'the eternal second' after never managing to win the race nor wear the leader's yellow jersey. His career was defined by two great rivalries. Firstly with the late Jaques Anquetil which saw the French duo splitting the loyalty of entire households throughout the late 1950s and early 1960s. His second great rivalry came with Eddy Merckx in the mid- to late-1960s with Poulidor the older, more experienced rider. Merckx was among the first to pay tribute to his once rival-turned ...

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Orange Bikes confirms death of Michael Bonney; Shane Sutton testimony at Freeman tribunal delayed; Suction cups aid Chris Froome recovery; Porn Pedallers in controversy with Remembrance tweet (now removed); Bikini cafe row + more on the live blog

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Orange Bikes confirms death of Michael Bonney; Chris Froome using suction cups to aid recovery; Porn Pedallers court controversy with Remembrance tweet (now removed); Bikini cafe owners in fight with cyclists + more on the live blog

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Chris Froome hoping to be back on the bike next month after latest surgery

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Four-time Tour de France winner has had metal plate removed from his hip

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Froome takes one step closer to recovery

Froome undergoes surgery to remove plates from hip and elbow as he continues his bid to take fifth Tour de France title. Read the full article at Froome takes one step closer to recovery on VeloNews.com .

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Gallery: Bikes, kit and famous faces at the Rouleur Classic show

Joseph Delves 1 Nov 2019 Some of the best bits from the annual Rouleur Classic Words and photography Joseph Delves The Rouleur Classic is an annual celebration of all things road racing. Held in the swanky surroundings of Victoria House in Bloomsbury, London, you’ll need to pop on your smart shoes and cough up a decent chunk for tickets. However, in exchange, you’ll get free drinks all night (on opening night), along with the chance to pester several decades’ worth of cycling champions for their autograph. Image 5 of 183 Image 5 of 183 Divided between a theatre where the great and good hold forth, and an exhibition stacked with the latest bikes and kit; first on stage was British Cycling’s latest track bike . Created by British brands Lotus and Hope, it was introduced by Tony Purnell, GB Cycling’s head of technology. Thereafter deposited on a pedestal in the ...

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Fabian Cancellara on life in retirement: 'I’m busier now than when I raced'

Joe Robinson 1 Nov 2019 The seven-time Monument winner on why he doesn't miss racing and how life has become busier off the bike Fabian Cancellara is now three years into retirement. Hanging up his wheels having won gold in the individual time trial at the Rio Olympics, the Swiss brought to a close one of the most dominant careers this century. Four time trial World Championships, three-time Tour of Flanders winner, three-time Paris-Roubaix victor, a Milan-San Remo and two Olympic gold medals, too. With a palmares like that, you could probably get away with not having to work another day in your life after retirement. But for the 38-year-old, his life after bike racing seems to just be getting started. If he is not running his Chasing Cancellara sportive series, he is helping brands like Suplest, BMC and Gore develop products. Cyclist caught up with Cancellara at Sigma Sports ...

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Chris Froome to undergo surgery, targets February for racing return

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will undergo another operation as part of his ongoing recovery. Read the full article at Chris Froome to undergo surgery, targets February for racing return on VeloNews.com .

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You can buy Chris Froome's new personalised Pinarello Dogma F12 X-Light for £500 (on top of the £6k price of a frameset)

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Chris Froome has got himself a shiny new Pinarello Dogma F12 X-Light

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You can buy Chris Froome's new personalised Pinarello Dogma F12 X-Light for £500 (on top of the £6k price of a frameset)

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Chris Froome has got himself a shiny new Pinarello Dogma F12 X-Light

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Froome, Fuglsang, and others like what they see in 2020 Olympics road course

Stars of the peloton combined a trip to Japan for Saitama Critérium with a recon of the Tokyo 2020 route this weekend, and the climbers liked what they see. Read the full article at Froome, Fuglsang, and others like what they see in 2020 Olympics road course on VeloNews.com .

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More surgery for Chris Froome, who admits it’s too early to say if Tour de France “doable”

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Team Ineos rider skips Saitama Criterium in Japan but rides exhibition time trial

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More surgery for Chris Froome, who admits it’s too early to say if Tour de France “doable”

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Team Ineos rider skips Saitama Criterium in Japan but rides exhibition time trial

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Froome’s road to recovery: No Saitama criterium, instead starts exhibition team time trial

SAITAMA, Japan (AFP) – Still limping heavily, Chris Froome is fighting back from less than zero, he told AFP on Saturday. The four-time Tour de France champion intended to start the Saitama Criterium on Sunday but abandoned that plan in favour of an exhibition team time trial event with Ineos teammates Jonathan Castroviejo and Egan … The post Froome’s road to recovery: No Saitama criterium, instead starts exhibition team time trial appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Froome starting from ‘below zero’ in build to 2020 Tour and Olympics

Froome determined as ever to get back to Tour de France despite still needing further surgery, also eager to race a 'fantastic' Olympics course Read the full article at Froome starting from ‘below zero’ in build to 2020 Tour and Olympics on VeloNews.com .

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Analysis: Five first impressions of the 2020 Giro d’Italia route

Organizers unveiled the 2020 Giro d’Italia route in Milan on Thursday, and the course they presented offered plenty of highlights to get people talking. There’s the start in Hungary, the climb up Mount Etna, the brutal final week in the mountains, and an individual time trial to close things out. All told, it should be … The post Analysis: Five first impressions of the 2020 Giro d’Italia route appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Chris Froome to race custom-painted Pinarello Dogma F12 X-Light this weekend

Chris Froome Dogma F12 Xlight for Saitama Criterium

Froome to race custom-painted Dogma F12 X-Light at the Saitama Criterium this weekend.

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