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Bahrain-Merida head to Croatia for training camp

Like the majority of WorldTour teams, Bahrain-Merida have decamped to the warmer parts of Europe in preparation for the 2018 season. Unlike the …

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Greg Van Avermaet’s 2018 BMC Teammachine SLR01 Disc

Ahead of the 2018 season, Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet has been testing the BMC Teammachine SLR01 Disc at a BMC Racing Team training camp in …

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Froome's double attempt means Thomas will not ride 2018 Giro d'Italia

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) has confirmed that he will not ride the 2018 Giro d’Italia due to teammate Chris Froome’s decision to ride the <i>corsa rosa</i> …

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Orica-Scott teams become Mitchelton-Scott in 2018

The Orica-Scott men’s and women’s WorldTour teams will be known as Mitchelton-Scott from 2018 as team owner Gerry Ryan’s wine business, Mitchelton …

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Dowsett: Give me three months' notice and I can break the Hour Record

Alex Dowsett has told <i>Cyclingnews</i> that he is determined to take the UCI Hour Record title back from Bradley Wiggins and that an attempt could be made …

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BMC Racing unveil 2018 team kit

BMC Racing Team have unveiled their 2018 race kit at their team training camp in Denia, Spain.<p>The WorldTour team showed off their slightly-revamped …

Richie Porte

Australian Cycling Academy team focused on nurturing young talent

In 2018, the Australian Cycling Academy Continental team will provide a pathway into the professional ranks of young Australian riders. Created by …

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Enter the 2017 Mark Gunter Photographer of the Year Awards

Entries for the second Mark Gunter Photographer of the Year Awards have now opened. Prizes will be awarded across three categories; professional, …

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Fizik's airy Infinito R1 knitted shoes

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>BikeRadar</i><p>Take a glance at the tootsies of today's street-going youth and you're bound to notice that knitted creps …

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Bold blocks of colour define 2018 WorldTour team kits

Long gone are the days of Johan Museeuw's colourful montage of tiles on his Mapei shorts, Mario Cipollini's zebra striped Domina Vacanze kit, or …

Cycling

Timmer retires from professional racing

Team Subweb rider Albert Timmer announced his retirement from racing after 11 seasons. The Dutchman has made the decision so that he can spend more …

Marcel Kittel

Lefevere allows Kittel to wear Katusha kit to highlight UCI 'hypocrisy'

Quick-Step Floors team boss Patrick Lefevere has said that he gave Marcel Kittel permission to wear Katusha-Alpecin’s 2018 kit at their team …

Marcel Kittel

Majka targeting Tour de France GC in 2018

Rafal Majka (Bora-Hansgrohe) has confirmed that he will once again target the Tour de France next season. Speaking after the team presentation in …

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Raim: I want to get faster in 2018

Mihkel Raim (Israel Cycling Academy) knew that he had the speed to beat a lot of guys in the peloton in a sprint finish, but the young Estonian had …

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Chris Froome wins Cyclingnews Rider of the Year in 2017 Reader Poll | Cyclingnews.com

When it comes to Cyclingnews' Rider of the Year, the voting is sometimes as much of a popularity contest as it is a reflection of a rider's results. …

Chris Froome

Katusha-Alpecin unveil 2018 team kit

The Katusha-Alpecin team unveiled its new look for the coming season at the 2018 team presentation in Mallorca, Spain today. The squad will have a …

Cycling

Lappartient watching Moscon affair 'very closely'

Speaking to The Times this week, UCI president David Lappartient said he was watching the case in which FDJ's Sebastian Reichenbach accused Team …

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Zakarin to target Tour de France GC in 2018

Ilnur Zakarin has confirmed he will target the podium at the 2018 Tour France. The 28-year-old Katusha-Alpecin leader finished fifth in the Giro …

Giro d'Italia

Alberto Contador has surgery on old wrist injury

Retirement has given Alberto Contador plenty of time to do things he was unable to do as a professional rider. Without needing to worry about the …

Alberto Contador

Wiggins makes rowing debut in London indoor championships

Bradley Wiggins' post-cycling career in rowing continued apace, with the retired Tour de France champion taking out 21st place in the British Indoor …

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Marcel Kittel's Canyon Aeroad CF SLX

After spending the past two seasons on a Specialized, Marcel Kittel will switch to German manufacturer Canyon in 2018 following his switch to …

Marcel Kittel

Peter Sagan's Specialized Tarmac wins Best New or Custom Product in 2017 Cyclignews Reader Poll

Peter Sagan’s custom painted Specialized Tarmac has been voted the Best New or Custom Product of 2017 by the <i>Cyclingnews</i> readers. The iridescent paint …

Peter Sagan

UCI urges Polish Cycling Federation to cooperate in sex abuse scandal investigation

The UCI issued a statement urging the Polish Cycling Federation to cooperate with the Polish authorities in a scandal that has threatened to tear the …

Cycling

Astana remember Scarponi during team presentation in Kazakhstan

The Astana team has held its official presentation in Kazakhstan, revealing its new jersey, 30-rider 2018 roster and also remembering Michele …

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Canyon-SRAM confirm 2018 line-up and updated racing colours

The Canyon-SRAM women's team have confirmed their 13-rider roster for 2018, with Kasia Niewiadoma, Alice Barnes and German pair Lisa Klein and …

Van der Breggen's Ardennes triple named Most Memorable Women's Moment in Cyclingnews poll | Cyclingnews.com

Anna van der Breggen’s historic Ardennes Triple has been voted the women’s cycling moment of the year in the Cyclingnews Reader Poll, securing 28 per …

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Quintana, Uran, Gaviria launch new Colombia Oro y Paz race

Nairo Quintana, Rigoberto Urán, and Fernando Gaviria were all in the Colombian capital of Bogota on Thursday to attend the official presentation of …

Cycling

Cascade Cycling Classic will return for 2018

Doubts about whether North America’s oldest professional stage race would return for 2018 were answered this week when the Cascade Cycling Classic …

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Trek becomes title sponsor of Drops women's team for 2018

Trek has announced an extension of its partnership with the Drops women's cycling team to become co-title sponsor for the 2018 season. The team name …

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Paris-Roubaix named Best One

Paris-Roubaix has won the best one-day race category of the Cyclingnews Reader Poll for the 15th time in the poll’s 16-year history.<p>Greg Van …

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