Alistair Nitz

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Phil Bauhaus beats Marcel Kittel by millimetres in incredibly tight photo finish at Abu Dhabi Tour

<b>Bauhaus takes victory by the most slender of margins as Viviani retains overall</b><p>Phil Bauhaus (Team Sunweb) took the narrowest of victories at the Abu …

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‘Proper bike racing – everyone loves it’: Chris Lawless can’t wait to take on the cobbles this weekend

<b>Team Sky new recruit Chris Lawless will line up for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday for his first cobbled classic as a pro rider</b><p>Chris Lawless says …

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Barnes leads general classification at Setmana Ciclista Valenciana after second place on stage two

<b>Hannah Barnes heads up the GC after a win and second place in two days</b><p>Hannah Barnes (Canyon-SRAM) remains in the leader’s jersey at the four day …

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James Knox: Who is Britain’s newest WorldTour rider, and why do the experts think he’s going to be so good?

<b>The 22-year-old has been impressing at the Abu Dhabi Tour, but should be even better in the mountains</b><p>Eighth place at the Tour de l’Avenir may have …

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Cycling Songs, Professionally Reviewed

Get Out Of That Saddle, Stephen — Dermot Morgan<p>Ah, the lilting refrains of this ode to Ireland’s only Tour de France winner. Before Dermot Morgan …

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Training Center: Motion-capture technology helps fix imbalances

<i>Editor’s Note: This article originally ran as “Diagnosis: Balancing Act” in the November/December print issue of VeloNews. It is a collaboration</i> …

Abu Dhabi, stage 3: Bauhaus tops fellow Germans in sprint

German sprinter Phil Bauhaus topped two of his countrymen in the third stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour Friday.<p>The Team Sunweb rider out-sprinted Marcel …

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Women’s peloton ready for Belgian cobbles

A deep sigh of relief has dropped over the cycling world this week, as the spring classics are finally here. The women’s peloton will pound the …

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Kittel not nervous, says 'It's still February'

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (VN) — German sprinter Marcel Kittel says he isn’t bothered yet by rivals’ wins and his lack of them, so far in …

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Preview: Gaviria, Groenewegen headline sprinters at Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne

The second offering on tap during Belgium’s opening weekend, Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne, follows up the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad with another one-day trek …

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Greipel returns to cobbled classics because of famed history

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (VN) — German André Greipel is known for his grand tour sprints, but loves and respects the cobbled classics, like …

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Bauhaus wins in Abu Dhabi, Bastinelli in Valencia: Daily News Digest

February 24, 2018<p>NEWS<p>February 24, 2018<p>MEET<p>Beyond podium girls: My experience as a woman in cycling<p>February 24, 2018<p>February 23, 2018<p>TECH<p>Photo …

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2018 season will be the last for Jeremy Roy - News Shorts

Loyal to FDJ for 16 years, Jérémy Roy announced today that 2018 will be his last season in the pro cycling peloton, according to a press release from …

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Gilbert points to Molenberg as key climb in new Omloop het Nieuwsblad course

"Time flies…time flies." Philippe Gilbert (Quick-Step Floors) wondered where a decade had gone as he looked ahead to Saturday's Omloop Het Nieuwsblad.<p>…

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Viviani consolidates points lead as Abu Dhabi summit finish looms

Sprinters hold the top-seven general classification spots after three stages at the Abu Dhabi Tour, with Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) leading …

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Van Avermaet: It's more difficult for me without Sagan

While almost all the world's top Classics riders are in Belgium this weekend for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne, there's one glaring …

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Dowsett settles into new role in Kittel lead-out train

During his time at Movistar, Alex Dowsett’s strengths as a rouleur meant that he was often placed on bodyguard duty on flat stages, shielding and …

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Bauhaus lays foundations with Abu Dhabi Tour victory

Phil Bauhaus wasn't being rude when he gazed off over the heads of the journalists who gathered around him in the press tent after stage 3 of the Abu …

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Kittel: Today was the first day where I felt normal again

Marcel Kittel’s broad smile was already growing a little more uneasy by the time a group of reporters gathered around the German sprinter in the …

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Klier: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad is all about suffering

Sep Vanmarcke will lead the line for EF Education First-Drapac into the opening weekend of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne.<p>The …

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Mark Cavendish on course for Tirreno-Adriatico and Milan-San Remo despite Abu Dhabi crash

Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) remains likely to participate at both Tirreno-Adriatico and Milan-San Remo despite suffering a concussion when he …

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Sergeant: Opening weekend is the real start of the new season

<i>On Saturday, February 24 and Sunday 25, Cyclingnews will have full live coverage of the men’s races at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and</i> …

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7 Albums Out Today You Should Listen to Now: SOB X RBE, Bad Gyal, More

<i>With so much good music being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to listen to first. Every week, Pitchfork offers a run-down of significant new releases available on streaming services. This week’s batch includes new albums, mixtapes, EPs, and soundtracks by SOB X RBE, Bad</i> …

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10 New Albums to Stream Now: 'Concert for George,' Screaming Females and More Rolling Stone Editors' Picks

The all-star 2002 concert honoring George Harrison, Caroline Rose's witty pop, Screaming Females' guitar muscle and more albums to stream now<p><b>Various</b> …

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Pedersen rediscovers love of cycling with Aqua Blue Sport

At 20, life could hardly get any better for Casper Pedersen with the Dane fast-tracked into the Olympic track programme and selected for the 2016 Rio …

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Lobato given second chance by Nippo-Vini Fantini

Juan Jose Lobato has been given the chance to rescue his cycling career after signing an agreement with Italian squad Nippo Vini Fantini. The …

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New Assos jersey celebrates company’s founder

<b>All the tech features you'd expect from the originator of lycra cycling kit</b><p>Assos was founded in 1976 by Toni Maier. To celebrate the brand’s heritage …

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Madison Genesis and One Pro Cycling teams unveil their new bikes for 2018

<b>British teams Madison Genesis and One Pro Cycling reveal their bikes and the kit they will be riding in during the 2018 season</b><p>Madison Genesis and One …

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Kwiatkowski shrugs off Grand Tour talk to focus on one-day targets

When it comes to Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) targeting Grand Tours and stage races the question appears to have always been a matter of ‘when …

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Sergeant: Opening weekend is the real start of the new season

Lotto Soudal head into the ‘opening weekend’ of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne with the team brimming with confidence after a strong …

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