Carapaz secures his first Tour de France stage win on Stage 17

Carapaz secures his first Tour de France stage win on Stage 17

Richard Carapaz celebrated a significant milestone today, achieving his first Tour de France stage win after a gripping climb in the Alps. The 17th stage, spanning 178 kilometres from Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux to Superdévoluy, featured a mix of rolling roads and challenging climbs, notably the Col Bayard and Col du Noyer. The day began with a gradual 130-kilometre climb through the Drôme…

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Ellen van Dijk Ready to Represent Netherlands at Paris Olympics after Ankle Fracture

Ellen van Dijk is set to represent the Netherlands at the upcoming Paris Olympics. The experienced rider fractured her ankle in early June, putting her participation in doubt. However, recent performance tests confirmed she is ready for the event, according to a statement by the KNWU. Six weeks ago, Van Dijk suffered an ankle fracture following a collision during a…

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To Humptulips Ridge and Back

To Humptulips Ridge and Back

Four years ago, I first attempted to reach Humptulips Ridge. It was the first year of the pandemic. There were no races, and group rides were frowned upon. Vaccines were not yet available, and nobody knew yet what was safe and what wasn’t. But I yearned for big adventures. I figured that riding to one of the most remote places…

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WIN a pair of RESERVE Carbon Wheels!

Reserve are renowned for their expertise in designing the best composite rims and constructing the most optimum Mountain Bike wheelsets on the market. In recent years Reserve have built upon their own knowledge of manufacturing a superbly compliant and durable wheel and collaborated with Cervelo when looking to develop, test and manufacture the most optimum Road Bike wheelset. * Source

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Venture Further On An Electric Bike This Summer

£4,499 When only the best will do, it‘s time to break out Shimano‘s XT components. Famed for their ease of use, precision and dependability, the wide-ranging 1×12 gears and powerful hydraulic disc brakes are the obvious choice for the Kathmandu Hybrid C:62 SLT 400X. Featuring a lightweight C:62 carbon frame which is noticeably lighter when moving the bike around. It’s…

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Primož Roglič’s Vuelta a Espana participation to be decided after the Tour de France as team changes focus

With the loss of their two General Classification (GC) leaders in the second week, the team has redirected its efforts towards stage victories. This shift in strategy was both necessary and swift, ensuring that the remaining riders can contest individual stages. The second week proved particularly tough for the team. Both GC leaders faced insurmountable difficulties, resulting in early exits…

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Tadej Pogačar brushes off carbon monoxide rebreather queries

Tour de France leader Tadej Pogačar has dismissed inquiries about carbon monoxide rebreathers, devices reportedly used by some WorldTour teams for measuring altitude training benefits. On Friday, Cyclingnews highlighted that UAE Team Emirates, Visma-Lease a Bike, and Israel-Premier Tech have been using these rebreathers, though specific riders were not named. The article confirmed that these devices are not banned by WADA.…

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