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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Best Cyclists In The World: Professional Cycling Team Of The Decade

Joe Robinson 7 Dec 2019 Check who made our eight rider team of the decade. Let us know if you agree with our choices or not With 2019 coming to an end and 2020 quickly approaching, one final question remains: who would be in the professional cycling team of the decade? It’s a tough task condensing the cream of this decade’s crop into eight riders but when you consider not only the results, but the context of those victories, some riders truly stand head and shoulders above the rest. We asked our Twitter followers for suggestions. Plenty of the same names popped up as well as some surprises, while some of you forgot that this decade is more than just the season just gone. Also, for all those suggesting Tom Boonen, yes, he was a great rider but only two of his seven Monument wins came this side of the ...

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Cyclist Magazine's Team Of The Decade

Joe Robinson 6 Dec 2019 Check who made our eight rider team of the decade. Let us know if you agree with our choices or not With 2019 coming to an end and 2020 quickly approaching, one final question remains: who would be in the professional cycling team of the decade? It’s a tough task condensing the cream of this decade’s crop into eight riders but when you consider not only the results, but the context of those victories, some riders truly stand head and shoulders above the rest. We asked our Twitter followers for suggestions. Plenty of the same names popped up as well as some surprises, while some of you forgot that this decade is more than just the season just gone. Also, for all those suggesting Tom Boonen, yes, he was a great rider but only two of his seven Monument wins came this side of the ...

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Dumoulin Gets Back To Competition In Mountain Bike Race On The Beach

Supported by Nearly six months after he last raced at the Critérium du Dauphiné, Tom Dumoulin kitted up on Sunday in the Netherlands at the Scheveningen strandrace – a mountain bike event on the beach. Beautiful day at Scheveningen beach at the Jeep MTB Beachrace ??Gerben 16th, Bram 17th and Martin 29th behind winner Rick van Breda. Good … The post Dumoulin gets back to competition in mountain bike race on the beach appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Steve Cummings Has Retired From Professional Cycling, Here's A Recap Of His Best Win

Joe Robinson 20 Nov 2019 The 38-year-old hangs up his wheels. Let's remember when he became a cycling sensation Steve Cummings has retired at the age of 38. A former road and time trial National Champion, three-time Grand Tour stage winner, Tour of Britain champion. But that’s not why you’ll remember him. The Merseyside rider will be remembered for a short 14 month period during his career where he was completely unstoppable. Starting in the July of 2015, ending in the September of 2016, Cummings etched out one of the most recent in phenomenon in professional cycling. It earned him six victories, fear among his peers and a resurgence to his career. Each win followed a formula. Kilometre after kilometre, stage after stage, he would mope around at the back of the peloton, like a grumpy schoolboy, hanging a metre or two off the next-final rider. Each day he will ...

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Raymond Poulidor Dies Aged 83

Raymond Poulidor dies aged 83

Joe Robinson 13 Nov 2019 The iconic French cyclist dies in the early hours of Wednesday morning French cycling legend Raymond Poulidor has died at the age of 83. He passed away in the early hours of Wednesday morning after an extended stay in hospital in Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat. In a long 18-year career that spanned from 1960 to 1977, the Frenchman played out some of the sport's greatest rivalries with riders such as Jacques Anquetil and a young Eddy Merckx, affectionately remembered as 'PouPou' to his fans. Poulidor was an icon of the Tour de France despite never winning the race or even wearing the race's yellow jersey. In 14 participations at the race, he finished on the podium on seven occasions, three times in second place, results that earned him the nickname 'The Eternal Second'. Beyond the Tour, Poulidor had a successful racing career, taking 72 wins including the 1964 ...

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Steve Cummings Looking For A New Team As Dimension Data Rebrand To Ntt

Steve Cummings looking for a new team as Dimension Data rebrand to NTT

Joe Robinson 12 Nov 2019 The veteran rider is yet to confirm his future as Dimension Data changes to NTT for 2020 The future of Steve Cummings's professional cycling career is unknown after NTT Pro Cycling confirmed their roster for 2020, with the British rider's name absent from the list. South African team Dimension Data will rebrand to NTT Pro Cycling from 1st January, with the Japanese telecommunications company coming on board as primary sponsor. The team confirmed their roster for next season with the noticeable exception of Cummings and veteran Austrian rider Bernie Eisel. Eisel is likely to follow fellow Dimension Data departee Mark Cavendish to Bahrain-Merida , with the duo having ridden together for most of their careers. Cummings, however, has yet to confirm his future. Now 38 years old, the Liverpudlian struggled with injury in 2019. In April, Cummings suffered a broken collarbone at the Tour of ...

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The 10 Most Impressive Performances In Men’S Road Cycling In 2019

The WorldTour is over for another year and the pros are off enjoying a well-earned break. The 2020 season will be here before we know it but before it is, let’s look back at the season that just finished. In this post we dive into the most impressive performance in men’s road cycling in 2019. … The post The 10 most impressive performances in men’s road cycling in 2019 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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The Weekly Spin: The Great ‘Rider Of The Year’ Debate

Supported by With the 2019 road racing season effectively over, it’s time for the annual “Rider of the Year” debates. Yes, there’s still the six-stage Tour of Guangxi, which starts on Thursday. But none of the riders in the running for Rider of the Year honors are taking part. So with Il Lombardia in the rearview mirror, … The post The weekly spin: The great ‘Rider of the Year’ debate appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Froome Believes Bernal Will Work For Him At 2020 Tour De France

Froome believes Bernal will work for him at 2020 Tour de France

Joe Robinson 14 Oct 2019 Team Ineos looking likely to back Froome in pursuit of yellow jersey number five Egan Bernal has pledged to support Chris Froome at next year's Tour de France, according to the four-time yellow jersey winner. Froome will target a record-equalling fifth Tour title in 2020 in his long comeback from serious injuries sustained at the Criterium du Dauphine in June. In his absence, Bernal went on to win the race beating teammate and last year's champion Geraint Thomas to a career-first Grand Tour. However, rather than line up to defend his title, Froome has suggested Bernal will sacrifice his own chances to act as a super-domestique in July. Talking to France Televisions , Froome said '[Bernal] has said he is' ready to act as support. 'I need to be the strongest. If he’s the strongest, then I’ll be happy if he wins, because that’s how ...

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Medical Investigation Into Former Team Sky Richard Freeman To Be Heard In October

Medical investigation into former Team Sky Richard Freeman to be heard in October

Joe Robinson 8 Oct 2019 Trial into Freeman's ordering of testosterone to Manchester velodrome had been adjourned in March The medical tribunal of former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman into the use of banned substance testosterone on athletes will reconvene this month, having been postponed since March. The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service, the body investigating the charges against Freeman, confirmed that the hearing had been relisted to start on Monday 28th October through to Friday 20th December. The hearing into Freeman will look into the allegation that he 'ordered for delivery from Fit4Sport Limited to the Manchester Velodrome 30 sachets of Testogel', a banned substance, in October 2011. It will also look into claimed false statements by Freeman who stated the order was for a non-athlete member of cycling and was subsequently returned to the Fit4Sport Limited company. The inquest is also alleging that Freeman attempted to ...

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Julian Alaphilippe To Skip Il Lombardia Bringing End To Successful Season

Julian Alaphilippe to skip Il Lombardia bringing end to successful season

Joe Robinson 8 Oct 2019 Frenchman skips final Monument of the year after being nominated for Velo d'Or Julian Alaphilippe will bring an end to a successful season after pulling out Il Lombardia this Saturday. The Frenchman has been the stand out rider for 2019 and was expected to line up at the Italian Monument at the weekend as one of the favourites. However, a taxing year of racing has seen Alaphillipe to call time on his year. 'I am really sad to tell you that I will not be racing Milano-Torino and Il Lombardia this week and that my incredible 2019 season has come to an end. You know that I always give everything and have done ever since my year started in Argentina,' said Alaphilippe. 'I’ve worked really hard to try and be at my peak for a third time this year, having raced hard at the Classics ...

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Chris Froome On The Road Again

Chris Froome on the road again

Chris Froome is back out on the road again after his horror crash in recon at the Criterium du Dauphine in June.

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