Katie Hall Sets New Everesting World Record

Supported by Another week, another Everesting world record. This past Saturday, American pro Katie Hall (Boels-Dolmans) set a new women’s world record for the fastest Everesting, reaching the target of 8,848 vertical metres (29,029 feet) in 10 hours, one minute and 42 seconds. The 33-year-old climber achieved the feat by completing 28 laps of the steep 3.7 … The post Katie Hall sets new Everesting world record appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Laurens Ten Dam, Worldtour Hardman Turned Gravel Racer

Life tends to settle down once a rider leaves the WorldTour. They get to spend more time with their family, life becomes less regimented and more relaxed, and the world opens up in an exciting (and sometimes scary) way. All of those things are true for Laurens ten Dam, but the Dutchman also seems to … The post Laurens ten Dam, WorldTour hardman turned gravel racer appeared first on CyclingTips .

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From A Medical Degree To Winning Races: One Doctor’S Late Ascent Into Cycling

Dottore Erica Magnaldi. If you look up her results you see some impressive numbers: a stage win plus top-10 places in the overall classification at the Tour de l’Ardèche, a 10th place in the general classification in the Giro Rosa, fourth in the Amgen Tour of California, fifth in the Tour of Yorkshire, a 10th … The post From a medical degree to winning races: one doctor’s late ascent into cycling appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Uae-Team Emirates Signs Rising Star Pogacar To A Lengthy Extension

Supported by A sport-wide hiatus on racing has not stopped UAE-Team Emirates from planning for the future. The squad announced on Thursday that it had signed rising star Tadej Pogacar to a lengthy contract extension, one that will keep the 21-year-old Slovenian with the team through the 2024 season. “I turned professional here and I feel very … The post UAE-Team Emirates signs rising star Pogacar to a lengthy extension appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Remembering Pat Malach

Supported by Though geographically spread wide, the world of cycling journalism is a small one, particularly here in the United States. There are only a handful of faces in the community of journos that you know you’re likely to see at a given bike race. When that community suddenly loses one of its members, it hits hard. … The post Remembering Pat Malach appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Cyclist 100 Classic Climbs: 100 - 91

Cyclist magazine 20 Apr 2020 From the Surrey Hills to the deserts of Israel, here are the climbs sneaking into the top 100 The inclusion of Box Hill was what caused the most fierce debate within Cyclist HQ when we first looked at compiling this list. For us, the metropolitan city elite that we are, Box Hill has been a common hunting ground for many of the Cyclist staff for years and years as we've ventured from our London homes for anything that resembles a hill. If you don't live close to the climb, it's nothing special and not worth the visit and if we were a magazine based elsewhere, it probably wouldn't make the cut. But because we are and we all ride Zig Zag road so often, we had to find space for it somewhere. 100 - Box Hill, Surrey, UK (2.4km, 4.9%) Words Joe Robinson Photography George ...

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Ten Products I Loved In 2019: Abby Mickey

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens… ok, I’m no Julie Andrews but actually I do love whiskers on kittens, and kittens in general… so without further ado, these are a few of my favorite things. As a new member of the CyclingTips gang, this is my first list of products I loved. I hope … The post Ten products I loved in 2019: Abby Mickey appeared first on CyclingTips .

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We Asked Ai To Write About Cycling – Here’S What Happened

Artificial intelligence (AI) is coming for our jobs. That might sound like the fearmongering of a nervous luddite, but it’s probably not too far from the truth. Earlier this year Taiwanese-American AI expert Kai Fu Lee suggested that as much as 40% of jobs could be replaced within 15 years. That’s no small percentage. Anyone … The post We asked AI to write about cycling – here’s what happened appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Pyso: The Off-Season

What riders do during their off-season (spoiler alert: not much according to Bobby) The physical & mental importance of taking time off the bike The cancellation of the Amgen Tour of California & what it means for American cycling What exactly are pro riders doing in the offseason? Bobby, Gus and special guest Nicola Cranmer weigh in. Read the full article at PYSO: The Off-Season on VeloNews.com .

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Bennett On Hiatus Of Tour Of California: ‘It’S A Big Loss For Cycling’

New Zealand star saw first-hand how much impact the Tour of California carried for riders, teams and sponsors alike. Read the full article at Bennett on hiatus of Tour of California: ‘It’s a big loss for cycling’ on VeloNews.com .

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Leipheimer On The Amgen Tour Of California: “I Owe A Lot To That Race”

Levi Leipheimer says his three Amgen Tour of California wins had a greater impact on his career—and his life after cycling—than any other results. Read the full article at Leipheimer on the Amgen Tour of California: “I owe a lot to that race” on VeloNews.com .

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Vn Podcast: What Killed The 2020 Amgen Tour Of California; Tejay Van Garderen Interview

On this week's episode we take a deep dive into the Amgen Tour of California's cancellation for 2020, and speak with Tejay van Garderen about the race's significance. Read the full article at VN Podcast: What killed the 2020 Amgen Tour of California; Tejay van Garderen interview on VeloNews.com .

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Commentary: Domestic Riders Fought Hardest At The Amgen Tour Of California

The Amgen Tour of California's best battles involved riders on U.S. domestic teams as they battled against the sport's biggest stars. Read the full article at Commentary: Domestic riders fought hardest at the Amgen Tour of California on VeloNews.com .

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Stetina: ‘Everyone Wanted To Race California’

For Americans and pros alike, the Tour of California was a race unique on the calendar both on and off the bike. Read the full article at Stetina: ‘Everyone wanted to race California’ on VeloNews.com .

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Tour Of Britain And Women's Tour Searching For New Sponsor As Ovo's Tenure Ends

Tour of Britain and Women's Tour searching for new sponsor as Ovo's tenure ends

Joe Robinson 1 Nov 2019 Ovo Energy ends three-year partnership with marquee British races The Tour of Britain and Women's Tour are on the hunt for a new title sponsor after Ovo Energy backing came to a close. It ends a three-year partnership that saw the energy firm also back back the Tour Series in this period. All three races will now seek a new title sponsor for 2020. Ovo Energy initially came on board in 2016 as a local sponsor before transitioning to named title sponsor from 2017. In this time, the company was much credited for bringing financial parity to the Women's Tour prize fund to that of the Tour of Britain, the first UCI race to do so. Communications director for Ovo Energy Sarah Booth fell short of explaining why the company had pulled its backing but did shine a light on the legacy it leaves through ...

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Tour Of Britain And Women's Tour Forced Into Sponsor Search As Ovo Ends Backing

Tour of Britain and Women's Tour forced into sponsor search as Ovo ends backing

Joe Robinson 1 Nov 2019 Ovo Energy ends three-year partnership with marquee British races The Tour of Britain and Women's Tour are on the hunt for a new title sponsor after Ovo Energy announced its decision to pull out. It ends a three-year partnership that saw the energy firm also back back the Tour Series in this period. All three races will now seek a new title sponsor for 2020. Ovo Energy initially came on board in 2016 as a local sponsor before transitioning to named title sponsor from 2017. In this time, the company was much credited for bringing financial parity to the Women's Tour prize fund to that of the Tour of Britain, the first UCI race to do so. Communications director for Ovo Energy Sarah Booth fell short of explaining why the company had pulled its backing but did shine a light on the legacy it leaves ...

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Giulio Ciccone Q&A: Rider Looking To Learn From Nibali Before Taking Over Team Leadership

Jack Elton-Walters 1 Nov 2019 Young Italian will support his older compatriot before looking ahead to his own leadership opportunities. Photos: Joseph Delves Giulio Ciccone's 2019 season has been one filled with significant achievements and very few notable setbacks. Although it wasn't quite a breakthrough year – Ciccone won a stage of the Giro d'Italia back in 2016 aged just 21 – this year certainly brought his talent to the attention of a far wider audience, both in the peloton and among cycling fans. Heading his list of accomplishments in 2019 are two stage wins and the KOM jersey at the Giro, along with a second place stage finish at the Tour de France , which was enough to move him into the yellow jersey for a day. If it hadn't been for the climbing antics of Julian Alaphilippe, Ciccone could have held the jersey for a couple more days ...

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Aeropod Cda And Power Meter In-Depth Review

Peter Stuart Friday, November 1, 2019 - 12:27 An accurate CdA measuring tool that doubles up as a low-cost power meter, but it isn’t for the faint-hearted 4.0 / 5 £499.00 Cyclists think a lot about power, speed and cadence, but the majority of us have probably never come across the term CdA. It stands for the Coefficient of Drag Area, and is probably the most important single variable in how quickly we ride a bike, and the AeroPod is a tool that can quantify it. CdA is a representation of how aerodynamically efficient we are as riders. It’s essentially your coefficient of drag, determined by your shape and texture, multiplied by your frontal area. A very very good CdA for a time triallist would be around 0.16, a fairly average CdA for a road cyclist would be around 0.4. The difference between the two is why some time triallists ...

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Skujins Laments Amgen Tour Of California’S 2020 Cancellation

Perhaps no rider benefitted from the Amgen Tour of California more than Toms Skujins, whose stage win in 2015 helped launch his WorldTour career. Read the full article at Skujins laments Amgen Tour of California’s 2020 cancellation on VeloNews.com .

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Sam Bennett's Switch To Deceuninck-Quickstep Likely As Contract Impasse Solved

Sam Bennett's switch to Deceuninck-QuickStep likely as contract impasse solved

Joe Robinson 30 Oct 2019 Contract gridlock between Sam Bennett and Bora-Hansgrohe looks to have been resolved Irish sprinter Sam Bennett looks set to sign for Deceuninck-QuickStep after resolving his contract saga with current team Bora-Hansgrohe . The 29-year-old had hoped to move teams at the end of 2019 but his current Bora-Hansgrohe team claimed the rider had already agreed to continue with them through to the end of next season. With Bennett still keen to swap teams, the issue was then taken to the UCI arbitration panel. However, it is now being reported by Belgian newspaper Het Laatste News that the deadlock between Bennett and Bora-Hansgrohe has broken, pathing the way for a move to Patrick Lefevere's Deceuninck-QuickStep team. See related Sam Bennett to join Deceuninck-Quickstep as replacement for Viviani, reports suggest Hope and Lotus collaborate on 'groundbreaking' Team GB track bike for Tokyo 2020 There will be no ...

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