Rider crashed at list lap of Giro race

On a crash marred the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia into Modena, instead of a sprint royale, Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) and others tumbled along the pavement and perhaps out of the race. Ackermann, in the points leader’s ciclamino jeresy, and Matteo Moschetti (Trek-Segafredo) were among the group crashing under the one-kilometre kite. Both risk not starting […]

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A ride of Class

“It’s the Rolls Royce of road bikes,” said renowned custom bike maker Darren Baum in reference to HTech’s new Svelter aero road bike. Moments before, I’d asked Baum about the best thing he’d seen at the Handmade Bicycle Show Australia (HBSA). Baum wasn’t referring to the statement owning one would make, but rather the butter-smooth and unmatched ride quality […]

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Jakobsen wins Tour of California stage four

Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-QuickStep) took the second WorldTour race victory of the season on tubeless tyres at the Tour of California on Wednesday, as teams and brands continue to test the technology in the professional peloton. Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) was the first WorldTour race winner on tubeless wheels and tyres when he won Gent-Wevelgem in […]

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Tour de Romandie: the 4th stage shortened

Due to a drop in temperatures, gusts of wind and a risk of snow-rain showers, the 4th stage of the Tour de Romandie has been shortened by 64 kilometers. Originally planned for 171 kilometers, it will be only 107. The start will be given to Lucens but at 14:35 instead of 12:30. The finish line will always be traced to the […]

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Giro d Italia 2019: Rider out of this years race

The Colombian injured in training crash, he was set to lead Team Ineos at the Italian Grand Tour after an impressive debut season at WorldTour level in 2018. This spring he took his team’s only WorldTour win with overall victory at Paris-Nice. Team Ineos may now save the Colombian for a three-pronged attack at the Tour […]

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