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The 2019 Tour de France Grand Dpart will feature a trip up the Muur van Geraardsbergen on stage 1 and a team time trial on stage 2, organisers ASOhave announced. Next years edition of La Grande Boucle will start in Brussels for the second time in the
To celebrate 15 years of Bicycle Quarterly, we are looking at12 Myths in Cycling things that aren’t quite what we (and most other cyclists) used to believe. Part 3 of the series is about fenders. Many cyclists here in … Continue r
Anna van der Breggen stood atop the podium many times in 2017 but says she gets just as much satisfaction out of helping a teammate win. The post Van der Breggen embraces team-first mentality at Boels-Dolmans appeared first on VeloNews.com.She may ha
Supported by Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) might have won Sunday’s People’s Choice Classic, but it’s Andre Greipel (Lotto Soudal) that has the bragging rights after the opening stage of the race proper. Greipel overpo
Muur van Geraardsbergen and Eddy Merckx's birthplace feature on opening stage, team time trial for Stage 2
Remember the Renovo Aerowood?Wait, sorry, wrong picture.Here it is:You may recall that the bike was creaking on climbs, which is something that shouldn't happen, even beneath a rider as powerful as myself.  It sounded to my expert ear like t
Andre Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) enjoyed a successful return to the Tour Down Under,beating home favourite Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton-Scott) and world champion Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) in the high-speed sprint in Lyndoch. Greipel, the stage win record ho
I look at frame specs of all the major bicycle manufactures today, and they all follow each other within certain parameters. Of course the UCI (The governing body of the sport of cycle racing.) lays out certain rules and regulations pertaining to the
Roger De Vlaeminck - it's pronounced Roshay De Vlah-mink - won a stunning 16 classics and 24 major Grand Tour stages. His record at  Paris-Roubaix is astounding: 10 times and finished four times  champion. "When you're real
Two stages in and around the Belgian capital will kick off the 2019 edition of the Tour de France. The post 2019 Tour to honor Merckx with Brussels start appeared first on VeloNews.com.BRUSSELS (AFP) The 2019 Tour de France will start with two stages
LYNDOCH, Australia (CT) Andre Greipel (Lotto Soudal) will wear the first ochre leader’s jersey of the 2018 Santos Tour Down Under after sprinting to victory on Tuesday’s opening stage. Greipel overhauled Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton-Sco
Towards the end of the holiday the weather got bored with being wet and windy, and went to just being cold for a couple of days, leaving your correspondent with the usual dilemma: Should I take advantage of the sudden blue skies to clean wash about t
New bikes, helmets, power meter and more at UK's first bike show of the year
Something happened during this recent Christmas season. I became stuff sick. The act of buying things for people who don’t need more things, just so I could fulfill some social obligation suddenly became a little bit of a spiritual crisis.
Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) faded to fourth on the opening stage of the Tour Down Under but stressed that while he and his lead-out train need to adapt their tactics, there was still plenty of positives to be drawn from the first sprints of the
This morning I was reading a posting on social Media about Cheshire Police successfully prosecuting drivers for dangerous driving in relation to cycles.Whilst I applauded such action I was extremely troubled by some of the reactive comments from moto
The snarling Badger is enough to keep one motivated or on your toes.I just finished a pretty good session on my turbo trainer and as I go through the physical and mental barrier here's what keeps me sane...I'm watching old races for extra motivation.
Our seasons water bottle is available now and shipping from Amazon by Monday for $14.99. The design is based on the Issue 21 cover and The post Seasons Water Bottle appeared first on Bike Hugger.Our seasons water bottle is available now and shipping
The French rider sounds off regarding Chris Froome's adverse analytical finding dating back to last year's Vuelta a Espana. The post Bardet blasts Froome over doping inquiry: ‘We are a laughing stock’ appeared first on VeloNews.co
Supported by Greipel aiming to add to record Santos Tour Down Under stage haul; Lotto-Soudal loses Lambrecht from Down Under lineup over UCI testing rule; Van Baarle: I joined Team Sky because I can take the next step here; Andrew Christie-Johnst
Further to my post about Citi-Biking to the Icarus screening, a commenter commented thusly:Anonymous said...Good post, but 50 minutes to go 8 miles?January 11, 2018 at 11:08 AMTwo days after a blizzard, 15 degrees, riding through snowed-in bike lanes
I cant really see how Froome can race as if nothing was going on," says AG2R-La Mondiale rider
It’s winter time and conditions aren’t exactly fun for riding in many parts of the country. For this week’s Very Important Question we asked, “Which of these is the absolute worst conditions to ride your bike i
Gilles Berthoud’s are my favorite under-seat bags: lightweight, beautiful and functional. Since using one on a tandem in the 2003 Paris-Brest-Paris, I’ve found them useful whenever my handlebar bag doesn’t have enough ca
Caleb Ewan'swinning streak on the opening stage of the Tour Down Under ended in disappointment, withAndre Greipel(Lotto-Soudal) taking victory to extend his career stage win count at the race to 17. Ewan won in Lyndoch in 2016 and 2017 and this was h
I have been thinking a lot about aptitude.It began last year, when I was asked to teach knitting to groups of community residents. Having worked as an academic instructor in a past life, I felt fairly comfortable taking on the task. I set a curriculu
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The roots of 100% date back to the early 1980s, when the popular logo graced the jerseys of the biggest stars in motocross. And, now The post Peter Sagan is 100% appeared first on Bike Hugger.The roots of 100% date back to the early 1980s, when the p
by Stephanie PattersonCopenhagenize Design Companys time at our very cool co-working space on Paper Island/Papiren is sadly coming to an end the island's old industrial buildings are being demolished to make way for a new residential development. Wel
Andre Greipel won the opening stage of the 2018 Santos Tour Down Under over Peter Sagan and Caleb Ewan on Tuesday in Lyndoch. The post Tour Down Under: Greipel gets victory number 17 on stage 1 appeared first on VeloNews.com.Andr Greipel (Lotto Souda
A New Year is celebrated and, before you know it, the WorldTour is back in full swing. Based in Adelaide, Australia, the Santos Tour Down Under has long-stood as the season opener, providing the perfect opportunity to see all the teams and their new
Today I headed out for a little spin on Ol' Foodie, which what I'm now calling Ol' Piney when it's in "road mode," since it looks like a food delivery bike:Certainly not the most attractive bike, but lack of a front fender aside it was absolutely per
2018: Looking ahead to California, Arizona, Wisconsin and MinnesotaHello and happy 2018 from me and Mary! It’s already the 8th and we are in full planning mode here in Washington. The subfreezing temperatures have kept us from taking long r
A very good choice for faster riders seeking the ability to tune their saddle to the type of riding they do 8/10
In part 2 of our series ’12 Myths in Cycling,’ we’ll look at why titanium isn’t always lighter than steel. I can hear you saying,“What? Everybody knows that titanium has half the density of steel.&amp
Growing up in England, and taking up the sport of cycling there, later building frames, there was only one way  to measure a bike frame and that was from the center of the bottom bracket to the top of the seat lug. It never occurred to me th
Andre Greipel (Lotto Soudal) rolled back the years to win his first Tour Down Under stage since 2014 on Tuesday to extend his tally to 17 wins in the race. The German, who endured a difficult year on and off the bike in 2017, edged out Caleb Ewan (Mi
One of my resolutions for this year was to get back to writing a new entry here every Saturday. I’m not sure how well that’s going to work to be honest. Apart from my non-existent work ethic I’ve realised that the final
And extra thrilling and muddy race from Baal, Belgium.
End of an eraBUFF’sfounder dies at 71. His product was in use in every country I’ve visited; including Iceland. Below is the news as it The post End of An Era: Buff Headwear Founder Dies appeared first on Bike Hugger.End of an era
Yesterday, as I threw shovelsful of snow up and over my head, the wind swirling most of it back into my face and onto the driveway, I thought, “I should write a book called The Cyclist’s Guide to Bombogenesis.” Then I sp
The 2018 Belgian national cyclocross championships took place on the hallowed sand dunes of Koksijde. The post Gallery: Belgians take on the sand dunes of Koksijde appeared first on VeloNews.com. The post Gallery: Belgians take on the sand dunes o
Held at San Rafael Regional Park in Reno, Nevada, the 2018 USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships featured 35 championship contests over six days, with more than 1,600 athletes taking to the start line. On the final day, sunny skies, mild temp
Wow, I can't believe it, there's only one outraged comment on Outside's Facebook post for my latest column!Rebecca Ruth Why on earth would you want to. Wont bother reading this one. What will they think of next.You know, Rebecca, if you actually read
Lyli Herse would have turned 90 years old today and this post was written to celebrate her life that has inspired so many of us. But alas, I have to report instead that Lyli died on Thursday after a … Continue reading → Lyli Herse
I would like to begin by stating that I am not a Monty Python fan. But no matter how hard I try to think of an alternative, this phrase describes most accurately my experiences over the past year, including the abrupt pause in this blog's publication
Twelve months ago, appendicitis ruled out Team Sky neo-pro Owain Doull from the Tour Down Under. In January 2018, Australian neo-pro Michael Storer (Team Sunweb) suffered the same ailment but has taken his place on the start line for the WorldTour op
The 2018 Belgian national cyclocross championships took place on the hallowed sand dunes of Koksijde. The post Gallery: Belgians take on the sand dunes of Koksijde appeared first on VeloNews.com. The post Gallery: Belgians take on the sand dunes o