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Mark Cavendish: The Wheels of Change

He revolutionised sprinting by taking the leadouts to a higher level, working on his own aerodynamics and being an early adopter of skinsuits and aero helmets. For a while, it made him the clear favourite in every single flat race he rode. (Rouleur)

Preview: What you need to know about the 2017 Milan-San Remo

The longest of the Monuments and one of the most prestigious one-day races on the calendar, Milan-San Remo takes the riders nearly 300km from northern Italy down to and along the Mediterranean coastline, in a race that features several late climbs but normally ends in a bunch sprint.

Here’s what you should know before tuning into the 108th edition of Milan-San Remo this Saturday. (Cycling Tips)

Ewan given green light for Milan-San Remo attempt

At just 22 years of age, Cyclassics Hamburg winner Ewan will use the opportunity to gain valuable experience, having yet tackled a race of this distance. He was also an early withdrawal at last year’s world championships so it will be an achievement for him to make the distance with the front bunch. (SBS)

Degenkolb, Gaviria and Sagan are Milan-San Remo favourites, says Pozzato

A lot has happened in the world of cycling since a fresh-faced Pippo Pozzato raised his arms in triumph to conclude the 2006 Milan-San Remo. (

Lotto-Soudal rider escapes disqualification after pushing rival out of peloton (video)

While Nacer Bouhanni won Nokere Koerse ahead of Adam Blythe, the finale of the race was overshadowed by a bizarre altercation involving Lotto-Soudal‘s Kris Boeckmans and Justin Jules. (Cycling Weekly)

Six things to look out for at Milan-San Remo 2017

To the uninitiated, dedicating an entire Saturday afternoon to watching a race in which the favourites only show themselves towards the very end may seem crazy, but part of what makes Milan-San Remo is the gradual build-up of tension throughout the day. (Cycling Weekly)

Milan-Sanremo & Matt Goss – Romance on the Italian Riviera

“My memories are quite fond. That was a good day,” says Matt Goss, master of the understatement.

Milano-Sanremo: Three potential scenarios

Andrew Hood breaks down the race and lists some probable outcomes to the 291km “La Classicissima.” (Velo News)

Amalie Dideriksen: cycling’s newest sensation

Who is Amalie Dideriksen? The youngest world champion since Marianne Vos, Denmark’s new title holder may just be the best rider you’ve never heard of. (Cycling Weekly)

My Tejay van Garderen trauma

I’m feeling a worrisome combination of Van Garderen anxiety, pervasive Tejay doom, an oppressive sense that, after his anonymous performances in Tirreno-Adriatico, his bid to win the Giro d’Italia in May is in jeopardy. (Twisted Spoke)

Going against the tide: A European chasing the cycling dream in America

In a sport where Europe is usually still considered the ultimate goal, the decision by the British Claire Rose’s to hop the pond and come to America to chase her cycling dream might seem like an unconventional one. (Cycling Tips)

Mavic expands on a classic with new wider tubeless Open Pro rim

Since 1986, the eyeletted, aluminum rim has been a favorite of wheel builders and riders alike thanks to its durability and light weight for its time. (Bike Rumor)

Team Sky doctor previously bought Fluimucil from Swiss pharmacy

Team Sky responded to additional questions from Damian Collins MP of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee surrounding the supposed importation of an inhaled decongestant Fluimucil from Manchester to the team at the Criterium du Dauphine carried out by Simon Cope. The team revealed that Dr. Richard Freeman, who ordered Cope to courier a medical package to the race for Bradley Wiggins, had previously obtained the drug from a Swiss pharmacy just 250km away. (

Quintana seals Tirreno-Adriatico victory

Dennis wins stage 7 time trial and climbs to second overall. (

Share the road? Sagan dodges dog in Tirreno TT

Peter Sagan’s Tirreno-Adriatico time trial is almost ruined by a dog and its owner, who crossed the road right in front of the world. (Velo News)

Porte still top of WorldTour rankings after Paris-Nice

‘Race to the sun’ winner Sergio Henao moves into second place, BMC remain top team. (

Froome breaks silence and backs beleaguered Brailsford

Tour de France champion says he understands why people may feel let down. (

“Without Dave B, there is no Team Sky” (

Fernando Gaviria edges out Peter Sagan in Tirreno-Adriatico stage six 

Fernando Gaviria edged out Peter Sagan on the final road stage of Tirreno-Adriatico 2017 in Civitanova Marche. Nairo Quintana retains overall lead. (Cycling Weekly)

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Gaviria plays down Milan-San Remo chances (

Sagan shrugs off sprint defeat at Tirreno-Adriatico (

Pre-Order: The Long Awaited Autobiography of Lizzie Deignan

The British Olympian, and team Boels-Dolmans cyclist, Lizzie Deignan (formerly Armitstead), has announced the upcoming release of her long-awaited autobiography. (TWC)

Porte rescues Paris-Nice disaster with ‘incredible’ stage win

What a difference four kilometres and a few days can make.  (

Video: Final 8 Kilometers (YouTube)

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Attacking Contador falls short of Henao in Paris (SBS Cycling)

Spaniard narrowly misses out on Paris-Nice title for second year in a row (

Peter Sagan wins Tirreno-Adriatico stage five after aggressive day of racing

Sagan was forced to work hard for victory as the GC contenders pushed hard on the short, sharp climbs in search of victory. (Cycling Weekly)

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Video: Final 9 Kilometers (YouTube)