Defending champion Mollema and Trek-Segafredo presented at Japan Cup - Gallery

Organisers of the Japan Cup presented teams on stage for what is set as one of the final UCI events of the season. Those presented on stage were Trek-Segafredo's defending champion Bauke Mollema and soon-to-be-retired Fabian Cancellara. The weekend will start with a criterium on Saturday, October 22 and finish with the UCI 1.HC road race on Sunday, October 23. Last year, Mollema...
Via Cycling News
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Roche ready to fight for overall victory at the Abu Dhabi Tour

After a hard season of racing it is difficult to predict who will emerge on the decisive climb to Jebel Hafeet on stage 3 of the Abu Dhabi Tour and so fight for overall victory. Some riders are fatigued and unfit after injury or a long season of racing. Many riders can't wait to end their season and finally head off on vacation. Nobody in the Abu Dhabi peloton seems to know who...
Via Cycling News
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Cavendish confident he is still the best sprinter in the world

Mark Cavendish had fallen into a habit of finishing second in recent times but was happy to be back to his sprinting best on stage 2 of the Abu Dhabi Tour on Friday. The Manxman came off Elia Viviani's wheel at the right moment and had the speed and power to beat the Italian, taking the race leader's red jersey as an extra bonus. Cavendish is the official race ambassador for the...
Via Cycling News
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dideriksen edges favorite Wild in women's road cycling race

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Amalie Dideriksen surprised even herself when her late surge edged her ahead of favorite Kirsten Wild and won the women's race at the road cycling world championships on Saturday. Lotta Lepisto of Finland was third with the same time, and defending champion Elizabeth Deignan of Britain fourth. The 20-year-old Dideriksen was the world junior champion in 2013 and...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

US rider Neben wins women's world time trial for 2nd time

DOHA, Qatar (AP) American cyclist Amber Neben won the women's world time trial title for the second time Tuesday. The 41-year-old Neben finished the 28.9-kilometer circuit in 36 minutes, 37.04 seconds at the Road World Championships in Doha. Ellen van Dijk of the Netherlands took the silver medal after finishing six seconds slower than Neben, and Katrin Garfoot of Australia was...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Australian BMXer Sam Willoughby in rehab following accident

Australian BMX cyclist Sam Willoughby, who won the silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics, is in rehab following a training accident that left him with two fractured vertebrae and no movement below his chest. Willoughby got hurt last month following the crash at his home track at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California, the rider's family has said in a statement...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Crashed cyclist's father causes horrible cycling accident

If you saw the Tour de France this past July, you saw how fans have sometimes inserted themselves into a cycling race, usually to the detriment and sometimes danger to the riders themselves. There were fans pulling other fans away from riders, a fan accidentally deflating an inflatable banner causing a crash and fans caused a bottleneck up Mont Ventoux causing an understandably confused...
Via The Comeback
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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