Category: Commentary

Suisse Roundtable: Did Porte prove himself as Tour favorite?

Richie Porte won yellow at Tour de Suisse, one of the toughest pre-Tour stage races. What does that mean for his chances in July?

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The Outer Line commentary: Armstrong’s lawsuit settlement as Pascal’s Wager

By settling the Federal lawsuit for a relative bargain, Pascal’s Wager was Armstrong’s safest bet.

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Dauphiné roundtable: Is Thomas a bona fide Tour contender?

Do Geraint Thomas have a real shot at yellow if something derails Chris Froome’s Tour bid? Who should hit the panic button?

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The Outer Line: Beer money or nest egg? Revamping prize money

The system of prize money is as old as the sport of cycling. Should it be reimagined to fund a sustainable pension for pro cyclists?

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Kabush commentary: Don’t put aero bars on gravel bikes

Geoff Kabush says you’re an idiot if you are running aero bars at Dirty Kanza, and he’s here to explain why.

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Froome’s pink raid exposes cycling’s divided house

The parallel universes that have been running side-by-side throughout the 2018 Giro d’Italia collided Friday with Chris Froome’s

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Giro Roundtable: Believing in Froome’s raid

Froome’s raid today is the greatest Grand Tour performance since…? Why is it believable? Could Dumoulin have done anything differently?

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Giro Roundtable: Where does Froome finish overall?

The Giro d’Italia reaches its climax with a decisive time trial and three brutal mountain stages. What can Froome do?

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Monte Zoncolan: Cycling’s hardest climb

Chris Case examines the brutality of Monte Zoncolan, a 10km ascent at an average of 11.5 percent gradient. It’s even harder than it sounds.

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California Roundtable: Can Tejay hold on?

The Velonews editors debate if Tejay van Garderen’s 23-second lead will be enough to hold off Sky’s Egan Bernal.

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