Arkéa-Samsic to ride Canyon in 2020

French Pro Continental team Arkéa-Samsic will be sponsored by Canyon Bicycles next season, Canyon has announced today. The team will ride the Canyon Ultimate in the mountains, the Aeroad on fast stages and the Speedmax in time trials. Canyon released imagery of the 2020 team bike of Warren Barguil, which follows a rather fetching – and … The post Arkéa-Samsic to ride Canyon in 2020 appeared first on CyclingTips .

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How psychologist David Spindler helped Rohan Dennis win his second world title

Dr David Spindler is an Andorra-based sports psychologist who works almost exclusively with professional cyclists. In the first part in this two-part series, Spindler spoke about what it’s like to work with elite athletes, what makes pro cyclists stand out, and what he enjoys most about his role. In this second and final part, he … The post How psychologist David Spindler helped Rohan Dennis win his second world title appeared first on CyclingTips .

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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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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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Analysis: The 2020 Tour de France route mimics the Vuelta a España

Our grand-parents would not recognize the unconventional and surprising Tour route revealed Tuesday in Paris Read the full article at Analysis: The 2020 Tour de France route mimics the Vuelta a España on VeloNews.com .

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Men’s teams of 2020: Who’s moving up, who’s dropping down, and what it means

The teams applying for WorldTour and ProTeam licenses in the 2020 season, the implications for pro cycling, and how they sit in the UCI's new structural and regulatory landscape. The post Men’s teams of 2020: Who’s moving up, who’s dropping down, and what it means appeared first on CyclingTips .

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The weekly spin: A wet and wild week at the world championships

What a week in professional cycling. The UCI’s Road World Championships is an annual end-of-season gathering of national federations, sponsors, rider agents, and stakeholders that often delivers not only new world champions but also a flurry of announcements and controversies. The Yorkshire world championships was no exception. The eight-day event began with a new discipline, … The post The weekly spin: A wet and wild week at the world championships appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Power Analysis: How Tadej Pogačar won stage 20 of the Vuelta a España

The revelation of the 2019 Vuelta a España, Tadej Pogačar won three stages and attacked his way onto the final podium. Today, we examine his power data from the final two stages, including his victory on stage 20. Read the full article at Power Analysis: How Tadej Pogačar won stage 20 of the Vuelta a España on VeloNews.com .

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Watch: ‘Behind the Smile’ – the Esteban Chaves documentary

Esteban Chaves is undoubtedly one of the most popular riders in the pro peloton. Since joining the WorldTour with Orica GreenEDGE (now Mitchelon-SCOTT), the charismatic Colombian has developed a cult following – as much for his climbing as his cheerful demeanour and near-constant smile. He’s also produced some excellent results, including podium finishes and stage … The post Watch: ‘Behind the Smile’ – the Esteban Chaves documentary 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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Preview: Can Rohan Dennis win his second time trial world title?

Rohan Dennis goes into Wednesday’s World Championships time trial as the defending champ and, realistically, the rider to beat. But it’s been far from a smooth run-in for the enigmatic Australian, who left the Tour de France in mysterious circumstances and hasn’t raced since. In the past two seasons Dennis has raced the Vuelta in … The post Preview: Can Rohan Dennis win his second time trial world title? appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Power Analysis: Tadej Pogacar’s Vuelta a España, part 2

The revelation of the 2019 Vuelta a España, Tadej Pogačar won three stages and attacked his way onto the final podium. Today, we examine his power data from the second half of the race. Read the full article at Power Analysis: Tadej Pogacar’s Vuelta a España, part 2 on VeloNews.com .

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Power Analysis: Tadej Pogacar’s Vuelta España, part 1

The revelation of the 2019 Vuelta a España, Tadej Pogačar won three stages and attacked his way onto the final podium. Today, we examine his power data from the first half of the race. Read the full article at Power Analysis: Tadej Pogacar’s Vuelta España, part 1 on VeloNews.com .

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PYSO: the Vuelta wraps ups, plus Canadian WorldTour races, and Tour of Britain

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obby Julich and Gus Morton get you up to speed on what went down in the final week of the Vuelta a España, the Canadian WorldTour races, and the Tour of Britain. Read the full article at PYSO: the Vuelta wraps ups, plus Canadian WorldTour races, and Tour of Britain on VeloNews.com .

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Roglic leads Slovenia to Yorkshire worlds

Roglic leads Slovenia to Yorkshire worlds

Fresh from winning the Vuelta a España, the Slovenian Cycling Federation has unsurprisingly selected Primoz Roglic to lead its team at the UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire.

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VN Podcast: The Vuelta’s generational shift; wait or race; World Cup winner Maghalie Rochette

Why this year's Vuelta a España was a race of the past, present, and future. Plus, Maghalie Rochette takes us inside her cyclocross World Cup win. Read the full article at VN Podcast: The Vuelta’s generational shift; wait or race; World Cup winner Maghalie Rochette on VeloNews.com .

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The weekly spin: The Grand Tour Domino Effect

A gust of wind in southeast France, a patch of slippery pavement in Andorra, a touch of wheels in Italy, and three grand tour winners who might never have been. The Vuelta a España is over and the 2019 Grand Tour season is finished. As I look back, I’ve been playing the what-if game. What … The post The weekly spin: The Grand Tour Domino Effect appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Photo gallery: Guts and glory in the Vuelta’s final act

In a few years’ time, when we look back at the 2019 Vuelta a España, a few key storylines will stand out in memory. Primoz Roglic becoming the first Slovenian to win a Grand Tour will be one of them. So too Sergio Higuita’s first WorldTour win, in his first Grand Tour, just four months … The post Photo gallery: Guts and glory in the Vuelta’s final act appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Valverde looks ahead to worlds defense after seventh Vuelta podium

Valverde looks ahead to worlds defense after seventh Vuelta podium

There isn't much left to say about Alejandro Valverde after the Movistar rider strode on to his seventh Vuelta a España podium.

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Roglic wins La Vuelta after Jakobsen takes the finale

Roglic wins La Vuelta after Jakobsen takes the finale

With Primoz Roglic assured of the overall victory it was Fabio Jakobsen's turn to shine on the final stage of the Vuelta a España.

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