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Two million enjoy the Yorkshire rain

It was a busy day to say the least for the “heartland of cycling.” Over two million fans braced the rain to watch Frenchman Thomas Voeckler dominate the three day Tour de Yorkshire. It was a stunning performance for the Direct Energie rider and he made sure the fans got what they came for. Voeckler won the third and final stage and slipped by Team Sky’s Nicolas Roche in a sprint finish. Christian Prudhomme, ...

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Questions remain for Team GB in Rio

With the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro looming, tough decisions may lie ahead for the Great Britain endurance team. Heavy hitters Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish look to leave their mark in the games which is only a few months away and repeat their great performance in 2008. But, with injuries hampering the team and uncertainty with team selection, could there be trouble in paradise? Team Pursuit coach Heik ...

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Froome keeps the boss happy

The Tour de Romandie was not too kind to Chris Froome. In the past years, Froome started fairly well but this year when he crossed the finish line, he finished 38th. But, luckily, Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford is not worried one bit. These late struggles seem to be a part of a master plan for longer and sustained success further down the road. To say that Froome has a “full plate” is an understatem ...

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Froome’s Tour de Southampton

Tour de France champ Chris Froome turned a normal Saturday into a day that local riders will not soon forget. The University of Southampton received an unexpected visit from several hundred riders all because the champion wanted some company for a bimble in the area. The Team Sky leader took to Twitter to tweet his followers and it didn’t take long for Froome Fans to grab their gear and rush to heed his cal ...

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Sagan’s California Dreamin’

Don’t be surprised if you notice Peter Sagan walking around the LA looking for available properties for sale, he loves riding in California. And it doesn’t hurt that he can’t stop winning here either. Sagan has lit up the record books with 13 Tour of California stage wins but his competitors are not going to roll out the red carpet just yet. California’s majestic mountain ranges in stage three and five will ...

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Sir Chris Hoy Calls Out Commonwealth Couple

When Laura Trott was named to represent Team England, she showed the exuberance of a child waking up on the morning of Christmas. She remarked at her being included to Team England. “I’m delighted to be representing England at the Commonwealth Games in August. Nothing beats putting on national kit and competing for your home nation. I’ll try my best to do everyone proud.” But, that exuberance changed to a k ...

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Sagan, Sprints, and a “Sir” Stir up the Suisse

Someone has come out of hibernation. Peter Sagan has reappeared after his time off training in Colorado. And it looks like the time off from racing has paid off. Sagan is looking to defend his green jersey at the Tour de France and is quickly showing the world that he will be a force to reckon with. He recently won the third stage at the Tour de Suisse and battled to the very end of stage four against speed ...

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“Spartacus” Not Looking So Sparky

The man known as “Spartacus” throughout the Cycling world is missing his mojo. For a man who has been a Time Trial World Champion and a Grand Tour Stage winner, he seems to share the same confidence as a man trying online dating for the first time instead of a highly decorated athlete. It has been a bumpy road and Fabian Cancellara knows it. During a test run of the time trial for the Tour de Suisse, he suf ...

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Boris Shares the Fight Against Cancer

Boris Bikes, that is. When we find a cause to fight for and support, we sometimes use unconventional ways to help shine a light on them. The more “light” we shine, the more attention is brought to our cause and the more support to help what we are fighting for. Three men flashed a blue colored spotlight on the Macmillan Cancer Support this week using an unusual tool...a Boris bike. They decided to take the ...

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Contador Shrugs Off Second Place Finish

Two highly-decorated racers who would most likely play an important key in the final standings, battled at the end of the opening time trial at Criterium du Dauphine. Alberto Contador finished eight seconds behind Chris Froome, but saw the light at the end of the tunnel. “It’s okay. For me the last part was very hard with a very strong headwind.” And that headwind influenced the outcome of this first test. ...

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