VeloNews.com http://www.velonews.com Competitive Cycling News, Race Results and Bike Reviews Fri, 25 May 2018 22:38:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://www.velonews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/cropped-Velonews_favicon-2-32x32.png VeloNews.com http://www.velonews.com 32 32 Emergency Giro podcast: Froome’s gamble for pink pays off http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/podcast/emergency-giro-pod-froomes-gamble-for-pink-pays-off_467604 Fri, 25 May 2018 22:19:42 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467604 We recap Giro d'Italia stage 19, hear from Froome after the race, and have some takes and analysis about his performance.

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After ‘hardest day of his life,’ Yates promises to return and win Giro http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/giro-ditalia/hardest-day-life-yates-promises-return-win-giro_467592 Fri, 25 May 2018 19:42:09 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467592 After leading the Giro for weeks and collecting three stage wins, Simon Yates crumbles, but he insists he has no regrets.

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Dumoulin pessimistic, second to Froome with one chance left http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/giro-ditalia/dumoulin-pessimistic-second-to-froome-with-one-chance-left_467583 Fri, 25 May 2018 19:11:01 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467583 After failing to keep Chris Froome's long attack in check, defending Giro champ Tom Dumoulin has only a single climbing stage left.

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How Froome and Team Sky blew up the Giro http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/giro-ditalia/froome-team-sky-raided-giro_467556 Fri, 25 May 2018 17:12:21 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467556 An in-depth look at how Team Sky and Froome set up a daring 80-kilometer breakaway to seize the overall Giro lead.

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Giro Roundtable: Believing in Froome’s raid http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/giro-ditalia/2018-giro-ditalia/giro-roundtable-believing-in-froomes-raid_467534 Fri, 25 May 2018 17:00:51 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467534 Froome’s raid today is the greatest Grand Tour performance since...? Why is it believable? Could Dumoulin have done anything differently?

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New Shimano XTR one-ups SRAM with 51-tooth cog http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/bikes-and-tech/new-shimano-xtr-one-ups-sram-51-tooth-cog_467521 Fri, 25 May 2018 15:03:13 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467521 Shimano's new XTR M9100 mountain bike drivetrain offers the widest cassette range on the market with a massive 10-51T spread.

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VeloNews Show: Owning up to our bad Giro takes http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/video/velonews-show-owning-bad-giro-takes_467517 Fri, 25 May 2018 13:57:34 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467517 We have to admit, we got a few things wrong in our predictions for this Giro d'Italia. Time to pick apart oru garbage takes.

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Giro fireworks: Froome attacks, Yates falls out of pink in stage 19 http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/giro-ditalia/giro-fireworks-froome-attacks-yates-falls-pink-stage-19_467511 Fri, 25 May 2018 13:28:57 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467511 Chris Froome attacked on the Colle delle Finestre in Friday's stage 19 at the Giro d'Italia, upending the general classification.

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Training Center: A race-day gear checklist for Dirty Kanza (or any long gravel race) http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/news/training-center-race-day-gear-checklist-dirty-kanza-long-gravel-race_467462 Fri, 25 May 2018 12:51:50 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467462 Chris Case outlines what you should bring to a grueling gravel race such as the 200-mile Dirty Kanza.

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Video: One minute at the Grand Junction Off-Road http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/video/video-one-minute-at-grand-junction-off-road_467506 Thu, 24 May 2018 21:33:37 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467506 The Grand Junction Off-Road is a rocky, tough marathon mountain bike race, and also a three day music festival.

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Are Froome and Sky plotting an ambush to win Giro? http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/giro-ditalia/are-froome-and-sky-plotting-an-ambush-to-win-giro_467499 Thu, 24 May 2018 19:51:52 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467499 With two big mountain stages remaining in the Giro d'Italia, Team Sky is setting up a new strategy to ambush Yates for the win.

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The Dirt: Courtney 10th at Albstadt World Cup; Ironman may take over Breck Epic http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/news/mountain/the-dirt-courtney-10th-at-albstadt-world-cup-ironman-may-take-over-breck-epic_467491 Thu, 24 May 2018 19:27:32 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467491 American Kate Courtney lands a top-10 result at Albstadt MTB World Cup after strong showing in short track race.

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Yates hopes stage 18 crack isn’t the start of a crumble http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/giro-ditalia/yates-hopes-stage-18-crack-isnt-the-start-of-a-crumble_467484 Thu, 24 May 2018 17:52:20 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467484 Giro d'Italia leader Simon Yates under pressure as final mountain stages ramp up, but he's still in pink with two big days remaining.

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Meet Sam Bewley, the tall Kiwi helping defend Giro pink http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/giro-ditalia/meet-sam-bewley-the-tall-kiwi-helping-defend-giro-pink_467479 Thu, 24 May 2018 17:10:01 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467479 One of the keys to Simon Yates's success so far in the Giro has been steady support by tough domestiques like Sam Bewley.

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Breakaways struggle at fast, furious Giro d’Italia http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/giro-ditalia/breakaways-struggle-fast-furious-giro-ditalia_467450 Thu, 24 May 2018 14:44:07 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467450 Through 17 stages of racing, the Giro has yet to see a breakaway successfully make it to the line. No one’s seen anything like it.

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For domestic teams, Tour of California is their Tour de France http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/amgen-tour-of-california/for-domestic-teams-tour-of-california-is-their-tour-de-france_467429 Wed, 23 May 2018 22:25:47 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467429 Domestic teams that race in the Tour of California base their entire season around the international event.

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Meintjes withdraws from Giro d’Italia http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/giro-ditalia/2018-giro-ditalia/meintjes-withdraws-giro-ditalia_467432 Wed, 23 May 2018 22:12:03 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467432 Citing illness, Dimension Data's Louis Meintjes pulls out of the Giro d'Italia

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VN pod, ep. 95: Tuft on Yates’s ascension to world-beater, California wrap-up http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/podcast/vn-pod-ep-95-tuft-yatess-ascension-world-beater-california-wrap_467425 Wed, 23 May 2018 20:14:24 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467425 We hear from Svein Tuft on how Orica developed from an upstart team into world-beaters, plus MTB and California run-downs.

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The man who discovered Bernal: ‘Too early for Tour’ http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/tour-de-france/man-discovered-bernal-early-tour_467415 Wed, 23 May 2018 19:25:46 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467415 Gianni Savio has been happily watching the young Colombian Egan Bernal climb the ranks but says he isn't ready for Tour debut

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Cannondale’s prototype aero bike: What we (think we) know http://www.velonews.com/2018/05/bikes-and-tech/cannondales-prototype-aero-bike-think-know_467362 Wed, 23 May 2018 18:22:25 +0000 http://www.velonews.com/?p=467362 We dig into the details of the new prototype Cannondale aero road bike spotted at the Giro d'Italia.

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