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Amstel Gold Race Preview: Holland’s only one-day Classic was cancelled in 2020 and nearly didn’t happen this year, but with a closed circuit and no fans, the Amstel Gold Race will go ahead this Sunday. Ed Hood gives us his ‘lowdown’ on the race and the likely ‘Top Men’ for the Dutch Golden Race. No
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Rider Interview: Racing is not easy at the moment for any British based UCI Continental Team, the combination of Covid and Brexit have been a big problem. The Canyon dbh SunGod team has managed some trips abroad, Ed Hood caught up with Canyon rider Jake Scott to hear how 2021 has been going. Mathieu Van
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Toolbox: Ahhhhh – it’s spring-time once again. Especially for those living in northern climates, the weather is warming up, the snow is off the roads and it’s time to enjoy riding outside. But it’s also time for local flora to come out of their winter hibernation and re-activate seasonal allergies – here’s some help. Allergies
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The world of indoor training is filled with brutal competition, not only amongst those e-racers who are driven to cheating, but also between the various providers of simulation apps. The scale of this is revealed by the most recent financing round by Zwift, where something in the order of US$450 million was brought to the
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PeloPics: PEZ photographer, John Thomson, is missing Roubaix and Paris. Who can blame him? What could be better than snapping the top riders on the cobbles of Roubaix and the top models at the couture shows in Paris. Here os John’s ‘alternative’ Paris-Roubaix ‘photo-shoot’. View from the Arc de Triomphe John says: “In normal times
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Ex-rider interview: Having moved from London in 2016 to Casale Volpe, a small, secluded cycling-orientated B&B in Le Marche region of Central Italy, a gloriously hot July day gave Mike Curtis the chance to meet up to ride, relax and chat over lunch with local ex-pro and gregario di lusso Andrea Tonti. After a 60km
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Gear Break: Another mixed bag of gear: Wahoo TICKR X heart rate monitor, Sena Rumba street-style helmet with audio, connectivity, and protection, Flite Boost Kit Carbonio Superflow ‘MVDP Edition’ saddle, Jack Wolfskin ideal layers for spring & summer biking, KOM Cycling indoor media display cycling desk and Qhubeka ‘Bicycles Change Lives’ jersey by Assos available
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After a new bike, new shoes are right up there to make you feel like you can conquer the world. If you’re looking at the best that different manufacturers have to offer (and want to channel your favorite pro rider), then have a look at the new Shimano S-PHYRE RC902 top tier road cycling shoe.
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A big change in sports is that concussions are no longer just laughed off as getting your bell rung. However, knowledge and attitudes about concussions can vary greatly across different sports. Let’s take a look at what cyclists know and think. Crash for Bagioli and Kwiatkowski I started out cycling in the mid-80s in the
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Race Breakdown: The Tour of Flanders came up to all expectations, but ‘The Big Three’ of Mathieu van der Poel, Wout van Aert and World champion Julian Alaphilippe were usurped by Danish champion, Kasper Asgreen. Spencer Martin breaks down Sunday’s De Ronde pedal stroke by pedal stroke. – This article is an excerpt from the
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Race Report: Kasper Asgreen won the 105th edition of the Tour of Flanders. The Deceuninck – Quick-Step Dane surprisingly beat defending champion Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) in the final sprint – Man-against-man. Greg Van Avermaet (AG2R Citroën) was third. Kasper Asgeen’s Classic season The great Dane covered all the moves and when his Deceuninck
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