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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: John Degenkolb hungry for maiden Tour stage win, won’t target green jersey; Tinkov ready to boycott Le Tour in 2016; Utrecht police cancel Tour de France protest ride; Velon enters partnership and content capture deal with GoPro; Dimension Data to bring live rider-tracking to Le…

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First-look review: 2016 Trek Madone

In the build-up to this year’s Tour de France we see yet another bike launch from one of the big players of the industry. This time it’s Trek with the launch of the company’s 2016 edition, 9 Series Madone. CyclingTips’ Dave Everett was in The Netherlands for the launch and wrote this about his first...

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Heinrich Haussler on his up-and-down season and life beyond cycling

When the Tour de France begins in Utrecht this weekend it will do so without Australia’s road race champion, Heinrich Haussler. After a challenging season thus far, the IAM sprinter and Classics specialist is busy recharging mind and body before the second half of the season. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef caught up with Haussler...

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Orica GreenEdge names best all round Tour de France team in its history; RCS Sport announces return of its ‘Trittico di Autunno’ trio of races; Alpecin to drop ‘doping for your hair’ slogan during the Tour de France; Small to debut for Bigla Pro Cycling in the...

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Unveiling a far rounded Tour de France team than in its previous participations in the race, the Orica GreenEdge squad named an impressive line-up for the event on Tuesday. The Australian squad will include former stage winner and past yellow jersey Simon Gerrans plus previous Maillot Jaune Daryl Impey, as well as two-time Giro d’Italia...

Amy’s Wall is back in 2015!

Last year CyclingTips and the Amy Gillett Foundation launched the inaugural Amy’s Wall hill climb competition on the Saturday evening of Amy’s Gran Fondo. It was a huge success and we’re proud to say that this year it’s back again and it’ll be even bigger and better! Entries are now open for Saturday, September 12....

Froome’s Sky backup named in bid for second Tour; Porte and seven others to support campaign

Chris Froome’s campaign to repeat his 2013 Tour de France victory was clarified somewhat on Monday morning, with Team Sky naming the eight riders who will back the Briton when the race begins on July 4. Australian rider Richie Porte has, as expected, been confirmed for what is his fifth Tour de France. He had...

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: National championships round-up; Bjarne Riis gives first interview after Danish doping report; Nacer Bouhanni crashes in French nationals, out of Tour de France?; Giro heads back to the Netherlands for 2016 start; Kessiakoff on Astana’s pressurising of riders, team’s licence woes, Nibali’s panache and an...

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Life as a professional cyclist might appear glamorous from the outside – travelling the world, getting paid to ride a bike – but the reality is often far less appealing. Dirty hotel rooms, time spent away from loved ones, constant fatigue, not to mention the pressure to perform — it can be a challenging existence....

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Road Bike Freestyle 2

In this new film from the Global Cycling Network, renowned trials rider Vittorio Brumotti teamed up with Tinkoff-Saxo to present another series of impressive road bike stunts. The video shows the former Trials world champion pulling off an array of tricks, not least a ride along the Pacific Coast Highway safety railing. While there wasn’t...

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Froome’s Sky backup named in bid for second Tour; Bouhanni hopeful of Tour de France start; Cannondale-Garmin reveals Tour de France team and kit; Mark Cavendish reports injured shoulder from British national championships; Zwift and Richmond 2015 world championship organisers partner to offer interactive digital...

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First-look review: the 2016 Giant TCR Advanced SL

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Tech

First-look review: 2016 Trek Madone

In the build-up to this year’s Tour de France we see yet another bike launch from one of the big players of the industry. This time it’s Trek with the launch of the company’s 2016 edition, 9 Series Madone. CyclingTips’ Dave Everett was in The Netherlands for the launch and wrote this about his first...

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First-look review: 2016 Scott Foil

With the Tour de France just around the corner, many of the major bike manufacturers are in the process of releasing their latest and greatest road bikes. Scott is the latest to join the party, today revealing an all new design for its second-generation Foil. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef was in Salzburg, Austria for...

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It’s been nearly 18 months since Australian professional cyclists Lachlan and Gus Morton rode from Port Macquarie to Uluru on an adventure they called “Thereabouts”. That ride for them was all about getting back to basics; about focusing on the simple pleasure of riding a bike, away from the pressures of professional racing. After moving...

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Roadtripping Tasmania

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Roadtripping Canterbury

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It’s no secret that New Zealand is blessed with an abundance of natural beauty. Anyone that’s visited the country’s South Island will tell you about the diversity of terrain, from soaring peaks to alpine lakes and from lush rainforest to open plains. CyclingTips’ Jonathan Reece and Andy van Bergen recently visited the region of Canterbury...

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Women's Cycling

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Weekly Wisdom: Indoor training tips

For our Aussie readers it’s wintertime, which means it’s trainer time. Maybe you are lucky and the weather where you live is good enough to ride outside, or your work hours are flexible and you can train in the daylight, but for most of us it means we are stuck riding indoors. I’ve had some...

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Craig Fry, Victoria University As an academic researcher, I have studied drugs in society for the last 20 years. In my current job, I also study cycling history and culture, and the place of drugs and doping in this sport. I know a lot about this topic. But something new dawned on me the other...

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Weekly Wisdom: The importance of recovery

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