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Rowe signals Classics leader potential as Wiggins bows out

Buckled wheel, Bradley Wiggins behind, Geraint Thomas crashed out; Paris-Roubaix was wrecking Team Sky but, having buried himself for Wiggins throughout, Luke Rowe powered into the sunlit velodrome to sprint for his third Classic top ten, writes Jessica Lamb. After Thomas exited with 90km to go, the Welshman had been caught in the wrong half […]

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Wiggins claims Pinarello K8-S bike is revolutionary: “The difference is unbelievable”

Unless you haven’t had internet access over the past couple days you’ll have seen Pinarello’s new bike that they hope will deliver a Sky rider to the top of the podium for the Tour of Flanders or Paris-Roubaix. The new frameset is called the Dogma K8-S. Much has already been written about the development of […]

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Henao back in action after injury, Wiggins out of E3 Harelbeke

Sidelined since he was hit by a car at the Tour de Suisse last June, Team Sky’s Sergio Henao finally returns to racing on Thursday’s opening stage of the Settimana Coppi e Bartali in Italy. The Colombian rider suffered what were potentially career-ending injuries during his warm-up for the time trial at the Tour de […]

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Why black is the new black; the rise of dark team kits in the peloton

You can have any colour as long as it’s black. Henry Ford was talking about cars and not cycling jerseys but, over one hundred years on from that famous quote, it appears that some cycling teams are taking things literally. Consider the multitude of black and dark team kits in evidence this season. Many teams […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Joe Cooper claims stage 1 victory at the New Zealand Cycle Classic; Astana report expected in early February; Lawson Craddock heads home after TDU crash; Teams announced for the Tour de Langkawi; Doping in sport is a public health issue – WADA chief; What is […]

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The Week in Bike #53 – CGFYN News

This Week’s The Week in Bike will not be seen, so that we might instead bring you this special news presentation.

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Rocacorba Daily

In today’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily: Rohan Dennis flies to stage 3 win and overall lead in the Tour Down Under; Dani Diaz builds overall lead with stage 4 victory at the Tour de San Luis; Former Rabobank and Team Sky doctor Geert Leinders handed lifetime ban for doping violations; Dowsett forced to postpone […]

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Leinders on lifetime ban: “I consider myself innocent”

Reacting to the lifetime ban handed down upon him by the American Arbitration Association today, former Rabobank and Team Sky doctor Geert Leinders appears dismissive of the outcome. “As a physician, I consider myself innocent in this matter,” he said, according to NOS. He also made clear that the lifetime ban would have minimal impact […]

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Former Rabobank and Team Sky doctor Leinders handed lifetime ban for doping violations

Geert Leinders, former head doctor of the Rabobank team and also a past consultant doctor to Team Sky, has been handed a lifetime ban after being found guilty of repeated doping practices while with the Dutch team. The US Anti Doping Agency (USADA), Anti-Doping Denmark (ADD) and Anti-Doping Authority Netherlands (Doping autoriteit) jointly announced today […]

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Froome: The thoughts of Contador training push me to work harder

Having been beaten by Alberto Contador during last year’s Vuelta a España, Chris Froome has said that he is psyched by the thoughts of the rider he considers to be his greatest rival and driven to dig in harder during training rides in order to be able to beat him. Like his Spanish rival, the […]

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