Road Cycling

Chloe Dygert-Owen, a seven-time world champion on the road and track, burst back onto the road scene this week at the Colorado Classic after nearly 18 months of fighting through multiple injuries. Related Articles Dygert-Owen swept all four stages at the Colorado race, including winning the stage that climbed up and over Bachelor’s Gulch at
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Irish time trial champion Ryan Mullen has extended his contract with WorldTour outfit Trek-Segafredo for a further two years, the team has reported. The 25-year-old joined the team in 2018 from Cannondale-Drapac, where he’d spent two seasons, and said that he feels at home at Trek-Segafredo, and wants to continue to concentrate on time trialling
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Under most circumstances, the stage 2 award would go to Nairo Quintana (Movistar) for his impressive stage win, or even Nicolas Roche, who rolled back the years and put in a canny performance to assume the Vuelta a Espana leadership after two days. However, the Monster rider of the day award goes to an athlete
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Marcel Kittel has announced his retirement from professional cycling, saying: “I have lost all motivation to keep torturing myself on a bike.” Related Articles The 31-year-old German sprinter terminated his contract with Katusha-Alpecin in early May, saying he wanted to take time away from the sport to consider his future. He spent a few days
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Chloe Dygert-Owen’s stage win Friday at the Colorado Classic was a surprising result, considering the day’s main obstacle was a category 1 climb that topped out at more than 2,800 metres of elevation. But no one was more surprised than the Sho-Air Twenty20 rider herself, who has returned from injury with an intimidating show of power.
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The cycling community is waiting with anticipation to watch on live TV the women’s-only Colorado Classic unfold between August 22-25. Organisers did away with their men’s race in favour of strengthening their corresponding women’s event. So far, they’ve lived up to their promise of offering harder stages, more prize money, and live streaming. Related Articles
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Recently crowned junior track world champion Megan Jastrab (Rally UHC) will miss the upcoming Colorado Classic after the UCI denied her request for an exemption that would have allowed the 17-year-old to compete in the 2.1-ranked race. Related Articles Jastrab, who won the Omnium and Madison titles at the UCI Junior Track World Championships last
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Team Sunweb, together with their riders, have developed a #MeToo protocol that is meant to help create awareness surrounding sexual abuse and harassment in the workplace. Canadian time trial champion Leah Kirchmann told Cyclingnews that she feels safer knowing that there are clear behaviour and ethical expectations, and step-by-step instructions for reporting sexual abuse. Related
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Tibco-SVB teammates Brodie Chapman and Lauren Stephens dominated the SBT GRVL, placing first and second, respectively, in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, on Sunday. The two riders covered the 225.6km route, which included 2,743 metres of climbing, in under seven hours. They will both be racing in the upcoming Colorado Classic, held from August 22-25. Related Articles
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Great Britain’s Tom Pidcock has been forced to abandon the Tour de l’Avenir following a hard crash in the final kilometre of stage 6 from Saint-Julien-Chapteuil to Privas on Tuesday. The winner of the recent Tour Alsace and the espoirs Paris-Roubaix earlier this season posted a photo of himself in the hospital with a bloody nose
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