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Vuelta a España GC Contenders

Die dritte und letzte Grand Tour 2017 verspricht spannende drei Wochen. Für Sprinter ist die Rundfahrt besonders in diesem Jahr kein Thema – Freunde …

​Watch Szymon Godziek Backflip Over the Tour of Poland Peloton

The Polish mountain bike slopestyle rider is the first to attempt the feat on a road bike<p>Polish mountain bike slopestyle rider Szymon Godziek made jaws drop last week at the Tour of Poland. Godziek hopped on a road bike but didn't join the peloton (like this little critter)—he flew over it. Godziek …

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The 7 most creative cheating stories in cycling history

Doping is lazy. Using itching powder and water bottles full of mercury is where it’s at.<p>When it comes to cheating in sports, cycling is the king and everyone else is playing in amateur leagues. I love cheating in cycling. Not doping — doping is passe. Anyone can find some illicit substance and …

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Six most bizarre non-cycling injuries sustained by professional cyclists

<b>From supermarket trolleys to virtual snowboards, the real world can be a dangerous place for pro riders</b><p>After Luke Rowe broke his leg by jumping out …

Cycling

Paul Kimmage meets Dan Martin: Growing up with the Roches, the scourge of doping and Tour de France ambitions

Nine years ago, during a pleasant drive from Girona in Spain to a ski station called La Molina, I had a fascinating conversation with Jonathan …

Cycling

„der letzte schöne tag“ – die alpen challenge 2017

samstag, 10.30 uhr. treffpunkt bei mir. wir verstauen die räder und alles. michi und hannes machen sich kurz miteinander vertraut. dann geht es los. …

54×13 – Buchrezension

Kürzlich erschien das Buch des 1946 in Paris geborenen Autors Jean-Bernard Pouy, der eigentlich mehr für seine Kriminalgeschichten bekannt ist, in …

Flatliners – Rundkurs bei 32°

Sonntag kurz nach 11.00 Uhr geht es dieses mal entspannt los, zuvor kann ich Philip noch davon überzeugen auf sein Merino Unterhemd zu verzichten – …

nächste ausfahrt lenzerheide

heute mit hannes cancellara eine letzte, schöne trainingsrunde eingelegt. über regenstauf, roßbach, schillertswiesen, woppmannsdorf, altenthann, …

sailo`s tour de force de oberpfalz super super large

diese größere runde wollte ich heute also drehen:keine so ruhmreichen anstiege mit dabei wie der col de la croix de fer oder der galibier (heutige …

allez, allez

unsere tour aujourd` hui: diesenbach – kallmünz – raitenbuch – beratzhausen – laaber – deuerling – schönhofen – kühschlag – kohlstadt – schneckenbach …

Velothon Berlin 2017

Heute war es also soweit: Heimspiel auf der Hausstrecke. Ziel ist an die drei Stundenmarke für die 116km zu kommen, also knapp vierziger Schnitt.In …

See Into The Trees: Nica’s Big Forest Factory Racer

Like most frame builders, Robert Piontek of Germany’s Big Forest Frameworks heads up virtually every role of a small business. It’s a tough — yet rewarding — role, especially when the fruits of his labors will carry a young rider through her racing season.<p>This uber-efficient racing machine will be …

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Lance Armstrong Returns to the Tour

Lance Armstrong is laser-locked on another Tour de France. But the 45-year-old ex-pro rider, who won seven consecutive Tours between 1999 and 2005 before those wins were voided for doping offenses, won’t race the 2017 edition. Instead, Armstrong will analyze, editorialize, and prognosticate via his …

Cycling

The Man-Machine gets stylized with Canyon x Kraftwerk limited edition road bike

Kraftwerk was a pioneer in electronica, so it’s no stretch to see this custom painted and extremely limited Canyon CF SLX Ultimate road bike equipped …

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How to get your bike saddle height right

Let's start by saying: there is no such thing as properly ‘setting your bike seat height’. However, there is such a thing as ‘setting your seat’. The …