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Having shed three of the peloton’s top riders—Nairo Quintana, Richard Carapaz, and Mikel Landa—at the end of the 2019 cycling season, everyone’s favourite dysfunctional team returns to you-are-there video as Season 2 of “The Least Expected Day,” a very intimate portrait of Movistar, the World Tour professional cycling team that just can’t seem to get
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Roubaix Race Report: The second women’s Paris-Roubaix was won by Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo). The Italian champion finished solo on the Vélodrome André Pétrieux in Roubaix, after attacking more than thirty kilometres from the line. Lotte Kopecky (SD Worx) won the sprint for second place, just ahead of Lucinda Brand (Trek-Segafredo). *** Full PEZ ‘Race
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PeloPics: This weekend sees the men’s and women’s Paris-Roubaix, so let’s have to look at the classic of Classics – Paris-Roubaix. Not any Roubaix, it had to be a muddy edition and 1994 was one of the worst. It takes a super hard-man to overcome the muddy cobbles and Andrei Tchmil was one of the
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Gear Break: Spring into Spring with MAAP, Giant new Surge Pro road shoe delivers superior efficiency and a personalized fit, Classified introduces Powershift in North America at Sea Otter Classic, Primal gives back: April collab, DRIIVE sports glasses: A collaboration between Team DSM and Hans Anders Retail Group on product innovation and Muc-Off partner with
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Major Things to Watch Leading up to Paris-Roubaix: This Sunday sees the pro peloton hit the cobbles of the ‘Hell of the North’ Paris-Roubaix Monument. Spencer Martin gives us his ‘Breakdown’ ahead of the battle of the pavé. – This article is an excerpt from the Beyond the Peloton newsletter. Sign up here for full
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We all tend to have preferred temperatures for our cycling, but is there a best temperature physiologically for exercise? And might there be a difference between men and women? Snow, rain, cold wind, grey skies…. Just no! We all have our weather Kryptonite when it comes to cycling – that set of conditions that makes
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Belgium. Land of my pal Ed Hood’s favorite races — the Spring Classics (including two of the five Monuments): Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne, E3 Saxo Bank Classic, Gent-Wevelgem, Tour of Flanders (aka de Ronde or Ronde van Vlaanderen), Scheldeprijs, La Flèche Wallonne, and Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Belgium is also the land of Lazer Helmets, a brand that’s been
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Belgium. Land of my pal Ed Hood’s favorite races — the Spring Classics (including two of the five Monuments): Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne, E3 Saxo Bank Classic, Gent-Wevelgem, Tour of Flanders (aka de Ronde or Ronde van Vlaanderen), Scheldeprijs, La Flèche Wallonne, and Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Belgium is also the land of Lazer Helmets, a brand that’s been
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Bookshelf: Not so much a book review, but more Ed Hood’s memories of the ‘Enfant Terrible’ – Frank Vandenbroucke, who was sadly taken from us at only 34 years of age. ‘God is Dead: The Rise and Fall of Frank Vandenbroucke, Cycling’s Great Wasted Talent’ by Andy McGrath looks at the life of VDB. I’m
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The Amstel Gold Race normally signals the start of the Ardennes Classics (although it comes before Roubaix this year) and the climbers come out of the woodwork. Raced over the hills, dales, and forests of south eastern Holland, the course selects its own worthy winner. Twenty-seven years ago it was Mauro Gianetti who was making
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Gear Break: KASK redesigns history – Introducing the new Protone Icon, fi’zi:k: Seamlessly engineered comfort – Introducing the Argo Adaptive, the wait is over: Bianchi Specialissima Giro105 available starting April 15th on Bianchi.com, Strava announces official multi-year partnership with Tour de France and Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift, Classified partners with Sturdy Cycles and
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