Category: Road

Mixed relay world championship drawing wait-and-see attitude

Some are giving the UCI’s novel mixed relay race the benefit of a doubt, but Belgian manager Patrick Lefevere isn’t one of them

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Valverde motivated but ‘realistic’ ahead of worlds defense

The Spanish world champion already has a world-record haul of seven worlds medals and he’s hoping for one more

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Commentary: Chloé Dygert Owen’s rainbow comeback

The crash, the recovery, the long comeback. After years of pushing herself, Chloé Dygert Owen is ready to win a rainbow jersey, again.

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The Outer Line: Former Giro director Acquarone cleared of fraud charges

The former Giro d’Italia chief told VeloNews that he is relieved to be exonerated of fraud charges. “I’m just glad to have my dignity and reputation returned.”

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USA juniors hit their stride ahead of Yorkshire worlds

Quinn Simmons, Megan Jastrab, and Magnus Sheffield all collect big wins ahead of the UCI World Championships.

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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.

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Reijnen on pro cycling’s generational shift: “It’s inspiring”

Kiel Reijnen says younger riders are getting more freedom from team directors to race for the win—and that’s a good thing.

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Thomas, Roglic to spar in TT; Spain names Valverde’s teammates

Wide-open ITT drawing Thomas and Roglic, as Spain names eight to defend Valverde’s stripes

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Analysis: Van der Poel, Sagan, Alaphilippe emerge as early worlds favorites

The hilly Yorkshire world championship course favors riders who can climb and sprint. Atop the list of favorites are Mathieu van der Poel, Peter Sagan, and Julian Alaphilippe, among others.

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Wout Poels’s exit reveals continuing shakeup at Team Ineos

Wout Poels’s departure to Bahrain-Merida for 2020 reveal a deeper reshuffling at cycling’s richest team.

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