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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What The Biggest Transfers Mean For The Men’S Peloton In 2021

These are the moves that matter ahead of the 2021 men's racing season. The post What the biggest transfers mean for the men’s peloton in 2021 appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Nine Years Late, Chris Froome Gets His Vuelta Trophy

Supported by The 2011 Vuelta was striking for a few reasons – the stratospheric speed at which some of its climbs were raced; the out-of-nowhere win by the unfancied Spaniard Juan Jose Cobo, riding for the Pro Continental Geox team in his homeland’s biggest race; and the arrival of Chris Froome as a Grand Tour contender. The … The post Nine years late, Chris Froome gets his Vuelta trophy appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Egan Bernal Faces Months On Sidelines With Spine Issue

Egan Bernal faces months on sidelines with spine issue

Joe Robinson 27 Oct 2020 Colombian revealed he is suffering with scoliosis which saw him abandon Tour de France Egan Bernal faces months of recovery after the Ineos Grenadier revealed he is dealing with a spinal injury. The Colombian rider abandoned both the Criterium du Dauphine and the Tour de France this summer citing back troubles. On leaving the Tour on Stage 17, Bernal said that the issues had spread to his knee and that he was 'screwed up on all sides'. Talking to ESPN Colombia , the 23-year-old has revealed that the root of his injuries is due to having one leg longer than the other which has caused scoliosis in his spine. 'The problem is that one leg is longer than the other. I'm already thinking about next season. It's a pretty long recovery process because basically it has caused me to have scoliosis in my spine,' Bernal ...

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What You Missed At The Paris-Roubaix That Never Happened

There’s no race as ardently mythologised as Paris-Roubaix. Raced through the working-class heartland of France on narrow farming roads and rough sectors of cobbles, the Hell of the North has run for 117 editions, interrupted only by world wars and, this year, coronavirus. With France suffering through an escalating second wave of COVID-19 and the … The post What you missed at the Paris-Roubaix that never happened appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Wait, So Who’S The Giro D’Italia Favourite Now?

We’re just three days into the Giro d’Italia and already the GC battle is in sharp focus. Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers) was looking like the clear favourite after a great stage 1 time trial but a couple days later the race has been blown wide open. On stage 3, Thomas was just one of a … The post Wait, so who’s the Giro d’Italia favourite now? appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Preview: Your Guide To The 2020 Giro D’Italia Contenders, Sprinters And More

This year’s Giro d’Italia is being held three months later than normal, putting it after both the Tour de France and Road World Championships. Yep, it’s been an odd year. Ahead of the Giro’s 103rd edition, which kicks off in Monreale on Saturday, we take a look at the overall contenders, the sprint favourites, and … The post Preview: Your guide to the 2020 Giro d’Italia contenders, sprinters and more appeared first on CyclingTips .

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5 Riders Who Stepped It Up At The 2020 Tour De France

Now that the dust has settled on the 2020 Tour de France, we can look back on some of the performances that really stood out from the race. One thing that struck us about this year’s Tour was the way so many up-and-comers and budding stars seemed to take that next big step. For the … The post 5 riders who stepped it up at the 2020 Tour de France appeared first on CyclingTips .

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What Do You Think: Can Pogacar Overhaul Roglic In The Tour’S Final Week?

As the final week of the 2020 Tour de France is about to get underway, we’ve been pondering some of the big questions that have emerged over the course of the race. There’s been quite a few such storylines during a Tour that has featured no shortage of compelling storylines. For the first time in … The post What do you think: Can Pogacar overhaul Roglic in the Tour’s final week? appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Preview: Your Guide To The 2020 Tour De France Contenders, Sprinters And More

Well, it’s starting two months later than normal, and there’s a good argument to say it shouldn’t be happening at all, but here we are, just a few days out from the 2020 Tour de France. We’ve already given you a stage-by-stage breakdown of this year’s route; now it’s time to bring you up to … The post Preview: Your guide to the 2020 Tour de France contenders, sprinters and more appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Your Guide To The 2020 Tour De France Route, Jerseys, Time Cuts And More

The 2020 Tour de France is an Alps-heavy route with eight mountain-top finishes and one crucial mountain time trial. It begins in Nice, takes a quick dip into the Alps, then runs west for a brief stint in the Pyrenees. That’s followed by a long slog across the middle of France, highlighted by a massive … The post Your guide to the 2020 Tour de France route, jerseys, time cuts and more appeared first on CyclingTips .

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The Tour De France Starts Next Week, But Should It?

In two Saturdays’ time, two months late, the 2020 Tour de France will finally begin. On the wide boulevards of Nice, with the glinting blue of the Mediterranean at their backs, the riders and their entourage will head up into the hills surrounding the coastal city and set a course that will lead them to … The post The Tour de France starts next week, but should it? appeared first on CyclingTips .

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More Questions Than Answers: What We Learned From The Critérium Du Dauphiné

The Critérium du Dauphiné has a long and cherished history of offering an illuminating look at cycling’s biggest names just before its biggest race. The Dauphiné’s spot on the calendar, its route, and its prestige make it a great source of insight into where things stand for riders across the peloton as the Tour de … The post More questions than answers: What we learned from the Critérium du Dauphiné appeared first on CyclingTips .

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From The Top: How Zipp Wheels Was Built Podcast Transcript

Listen to the full podcast episode here. Andy Ording: We rode bikes in South Africa because, like Australia, you can’t drive till you’re 18. So we lived on bikes, but bikes were transportation. I mean, we would ride bikes to the forestry station so that we could hike for the weekend, and then ride home … The post From the Top: How Zipp Wheels was built podcast transcript appeared first on CyclingTips .

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From The Top: How Zipp Wheels Was Built Podcast Transcript

Listen to the full podcast episode here. Andy Ording: We rode bikes in South Africa because, like Australia, you can’t drive till you’re 18. So we lived on bikes, but bikes were transportation. I mean, we would ride bikes to the forestry station so that we could hike for the weekend, and then ride home … The post From the Top: How Zipp Wheels was built podcast transcript appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Revised 2020 Uci Worldtour Calendar Announced | Men’S And Women’S Paris-Roubaix To Take Place In October

Revised 2020 UCI WorldTour calendar announced

New dates confirmed for the Grand Tours, stage races and classics, including the first-ever women’s Paris-Roubaix

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41 Races In 4 Months: The Men’S And Women’S Worldtour Calendars, Unveiled

Supported by After weeks of discussions with stakeholders across the cycling world, UCI has unveiled the reshuffled men’s and women’s WorldTour calendars for 2020. With the majority of this season’s top-tier bike races postponed due to coronavirus concerns, both calendars have condensed what are usually some 10 full months of racing into less than four months, starting … The post 41 races in 4 months: The men’s and women’s WorldTour calendars, unveiled appeared first on CyclingTips .

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The Uci Has Released The New 2020 Racing Calendar

The UCI has released the new 2020 racing calendar

Joe Robinson 5 May 2020 A women's Paris-Roubaix and plenty of overlap with the Giro d'Italia catch the eye The men's and women's Strade Bianche on Saturday 1st August will be the first WorldTour races after the coronavirus pandemic as the UCI released its official rescheduled calendar. As previously rumoured, the one-day classic in Tuscany will kickstart the cycling season while the rescheduled Giro d'Italia will clash with Liege-Bastogne-Liege, the Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix and the Vuelta a Espana. The Italian Grand Tour has been pushed back from its original May dates to start on 3rd October until 25th October. This will clash with Liege that takes place on Sunday 4th October, Flanders on Sunday 18th October and Roubaix on Sunday 25th October. As well as clashing with Amstel Gold Race (10/10), Gent-Wevelgem (11/10), Dwars door Vlaanderen (14/10) and Brugge-De Panne (21/10), the Giro will also run concurrently to the ...

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Optimistic Report Suggests Return Of Professional Racing On 1st August

Optimistic report suggests return of professional racing on 1st August

Joe Robinson 23 Apr 2020 Leaked calendar suggests major race clashes in October Reports suggest that Strade Bianche on 1st August will be the first major road race once coronavirus restrictions are lifted. Belgian public broadcaster RTBF has released a provisional men's professional racing calendar which it claims has been sent by the UCI to the 19 WorldTour teams. On that calendar, it starts with Strade Bianche on Saturday 1st August as the first followed by a shortened, four-day Criterium du Dauphine in the second week of August. Milan-San Remo would then be hosted on Saturday 8th August. Carrying on, the calendar suggests that the rescheduled Liege-Bastogne-Liege, Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix would all clash with the new dates set in October for the Giro d'Italia . According to this report, the Giro would take place from 3rd to 25th October. During this time, Liege would take place on Sunday ...

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Dr Freeman’S Lawyer Claims Current Bc Coach Helped Sutton Cheat Using A Can Of Urine

Dr Freeman’s lawyer claims current BC coach helped Sutton cheat using a can of urine

Joseph Delves 11 Dec 2019 Allegation current British Cycling coach aided Sutton in trying to fool drug test during his racing career The lawyer representing Dr Richard Freeman, the former British Cycling doctor accused of ordering testosterone to the organisation’s Machester headquarters, has claimed the former Team Sky and British Cycling coach Shane Sutton used a cola can full of urine to fool testers while racing at the Tour of Ireland. Sutton had been called as a witness in the General Medical Council tribunal relating to allegations against Freeman. He appeared for one day, before walking out at what he felt was unfair treatment . Freeman, who received the Jiffy bag that caused so much grief when it was delivered to Team Sky at the Critérium du Dauphiné in 2011, has admitted to ordering testosterone to British Cycling’s headquarters. However, rather than using it to dope riders, he claims he ...

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