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Roelandts and Debusschere give Lotto Soudal options for Gent-Wevelgem

Lotto Soudal named its starting eight for Gent-Wevelgem on Saturday, unveiling a line-up with cards to play in either an attacker's race or a …

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Gilbert: I've rediscovered the feel for the cobbles

If there were any doubts about Philippe Gilbert's ability to return to the cobbled classics, they have been firmly rebutted this week with a pair of …

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Bradley Wiggins: What I have to say will shock a few people

Bradley Wiggins has given his first, albeit short, interview since appearing on the <i>BBC</i>'s Andrew Marr show, stating that what he has to say in …

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Team Sky miss the decisive moves at E3 Harelbeke

Some teams came away from E3 Harelbeke reassured about their prospects for the Tour of Flanders next weekend, and many more emerged from the dress …

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Boonen: I've the weapons to win Paris-Roubaix but Flanders will be difficult

After an impressive ride from the Quick-Step Floors team in E3 Harelbeke on Friday, Tom Boonen looked ahead to his final three races – Gent-Wevelgem, …

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Trek-Segafredo disappointed with E3 Harelbeke showing

Trek-Segafredo finished E3 Harelbeke with John Degenkolb 13th and Fabio Felline just ahead in 11th with both riders expressing it was a day to …

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Volta a Catalunya: Van Garderen drops to sixth after Tortosa summit finish

Stage 5 of the Volta a Catalunya didn't go to plan for Tejay van Garderen and BMC with the American losing his overall lead and dropping to sixth …

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Mavic announces two-piece Comete Ultimate shoes

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>BikeRadar</i><p>Spotted at last year's Critérium du Dauphiné on the feet of Dan Martin, Mavic has just announced the …

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Skujins scores Cannondale-Drapac's first win of 2017 at Coppi e Bartali

Toms Skujins scored Cannondale-Drapac's first win of 2017 Friday at Coppi e Bartali after bridging to a late move and then dropping his companions on …

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Naesen exceeds expectations with E3 Harelbeke podium finish

At the end of last year, Oliver Naesen (AG2R La Mondiale) joked that if he wound up in a three-man move with Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing) and …

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Stomach bug not done with Vanmarcke in E3 Harelbeke

After struggling on Wednesday in Dwars door Vlaanderen, Sep Vanmarcke (Cannondale-Drapac) hoped that his ride in the E3 Harelbeke would show that his …

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Van Avermaet: The Tour of Flanders is my biggest goal

In years past, this E3 Harelbeke might have been the kind of race where Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing) did too much too soon, or too little too late, …

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Valverde en route to second Volta a Catalunya victory after mountain win

Two days after an impressive summit finish victory at La Molina, Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) has claimed a second major triumph in the mountains of …

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Contador lacking the 'spark' to fight for Volta a Catalunya victory

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) moved onto the provisional GC podium on Friday's toughest stage of the Volta a Catalunya, but the Spanish stage …

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Durbridge: You can't go much deeper than that

Luke Durbridge knew two things as he freewheeled along Stasegemsesteenweg at the end of E3 Harelbeke. He knew that he had finished in fourth place, …

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Holowesko-Citadel prepares for season opener

The riders and staff of US Continental team Holowesko-Citadel recently completed a 10-day training camp in South Carolina as the US continental team …

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On the start line at E3-Harelbeke

The countdown continues apace. Nine days from the Tour of Flanders and 16 days from the final race of his professional career, Tom Boonen (Quick-Step …

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Movistar and BMC tension continues as Rojas calls out van Garderen for removing helmet

The spat between the BMC and Movistar teams at the Volta a Catalunya continued on Thursday, with Movistar rider Jose Joaquin Rojas highlighting on …

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Haussler to miss all the Spring Classics due to slow recovery from knee injury

Heinrich Haussler will miss all of the spring Classics and does not know when he will make his debut with Bahrain-Merida due to a serious knee injury …

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E3 Harelbeke could hold women's race in 2018

In recent years, men’s races have increasingly seen the benefit in holding a concurrent women’s event. Most of the major Classics now hold a women’s …

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Kristoff follows tried-and-trusted road to Tour of Flanders

At this stage in the game, Alexander Kristoff knows his way around the Flemish Ardennes. While some of his Katusha-Alpecin teammates went to …

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Bouhanni bounces back from stage 1 defeat to take first WorldTour win of season

Narrowly defeated on stage 1 of the Volta a Catalunya, Nacer Bouhanni bounced back in style on stage 4 of the race to claim both his and Cofidis' …

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Teunissen looking to make most of free role at Sunweb

For a man learning the trade of a Classics rider, the finale of February’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad was a rather useful spot of fieldwork for Mike …

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Contador: It's not just up to me to attack on the mountain stage

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) believes that he should not be the only rider on the attack in tomorrow’s crunch climb of the Volta Catalunya, the …

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Froome chases down late attack by Valverde and Soler in Volta a Catalunya

Chris Froome (Team Sky) was a surprise participant in a late break alongside Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) and Valverde’s team-mate Marc Soler in …

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Tony Martin and Kristoff: We can form the perfect classics partnership

When it comes to the classics, unlike bunch sprints, riders often underline the importance of having ‘options’ - multiple cards to play in races that …

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Wendy Houvenaghel accuses British Cycling of 'ageism' and a 'win-at-all-cost' culture

Former track cyclist, Wendy Houvenaghel has accused British Cycling of ‘ageism’ and said she was ‘frozen out’ of opportunities in the build-up to the …

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inCycle: Giovanni Jimenez Ocampo the pioneer of Colombian cycling in Europe

In the latest episode of inCycle, the team heads to Gavirate in Italy, the adopted home of the Orica-Scott team to spend time with the riders before …

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Benoot not worried after lackluster Lotto Soudal performance at Dwars door Vlaanderen

On paper, the Lotto Soudal team had a very strong line-up for the 72nd edition of Dwars door Vlaanderen on Wednesday.<p>Jens Debusschere, Tiesj Benoot, …

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Boonen and Gilbert team up for Quick-Step Floors at E3 Harelbeke

Tom Boonen and Philippe Gilbert will headline a strong Quick-Step Floors team at E3 Harelbeke this Friday. It will be the third time that the pair …

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