Azencross Loenhout – Trek Livestream

Trek continues it’s live coverage of the DVV Trophy Cyclocross Series on Thursday, December 29th at Azencross Loenhout.

Stybar return to cross!

Women’s Elite starts at 7:45 am U.S. Eastern

Men’s Elite starts at 9 am U.S. Eastern

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TRed CrossBeast CX Factory Team is off to the races in either steel & ti (or gravel)

[Bike Rumor] T°Red Bikes is an Italian bike builder whose metal and carbon disc brake road bikes have popped up on our pages over the past year.

But a few weeks back they happened to be in Prague where we have our EU HQ, so we had a chance to get a closer look at a few of their newest bikes on our own streets.

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Train Your Brain to Achieve Your Cycling Goals

[Bicycling Magazine] To be a successful cyclist, you need to set some cycling goals. Whether you are gearing up for a big ride or racing, or if you just want to get over the next hill, goals are important. And perhaps more than anything, it’s your ability to focus that helps you reach those goals.

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6 Cool Apps to Get You Through the Winter

[Bicycling Magazine] Gone are the days of plopping your trainer in the middle of the living room, dimming the lights, cranking the fan and slogging your way through the Godfather saga. Thanks to technology, today’s indoor training sessions are far more engaging, effective, and yes, even fun.

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‘I was lucky to live a dream’ – From Wiggomania to knighthood

[BBC Sport] From Wiggomania to knighthood, Tour de France win to Olympic golds – Sir Bradley Wiggins calls it a day.

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‘FatCyclist’ Blogger Raises $1Million for World Bicycle Relief

[Capo Velo] A fundraising effort that began back in 2011 on the part of cycling blogger Elden Nelson (aka the FatCyclist), raised more than $1million for the World Bicycle Relief – just in time for Christmas. Nelson, who goes by the name “Fatty” on his blog, reached his goal on Christmas Day…

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tour of qatar obituary

[INRNG] The UCI announced today that the Tour of Qatar and the Ladies Tour of Qatar have been cancelled, a victim of their lack of success.

This was the racer’s race, enjoyed by participants but it didn’t woo locals nor foreign audiences and now it’s run out of money.

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More than 30 names ID’d in Puerto case

[Velo News] More names linked to the Operación Puerto doping scandal from a decade ago could be soon released.

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8 tasty ways to use up your Christmas leftovers

[Bike Radar] The turkey is cold, you’ve munched your way through a field’s-worth of potatoes and enormous number of pigs-in-blankets. You’ve also got lots of time for long rides on more-or-less empty roads, and a tonne of leftovers.

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Teams announced for Dubai Tour 2017

[] The Dubai Tour has announced the 16 teams that will line-up at the fourth edition of the newly extended race.

The 2017 race will feature 16 teams including 10 WorldTour squads, four Pro Continental and one Continental team and a national team, with each taking eight riders.

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Canadian neo-pro Ellen Watters dies from crash injuries

[] Ellen Watters, a 28-year-old Canadian who signed with Colavita-Bianchi for 2017, has died as a result of injuries sustained in a collision with a motor vehicle that occurred on December 23 while she was training near Sussex, New Brunswick.

In an update on Facebook, Watters’ family said she had no brain function on Tuesday.

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Video: Celebrates too wildly and it all goes horribly wrong

[Sticky Bottle] British sprinter Mark Rotherham is a very fast man on the track, and he also appreciates the need to give the crowd plenty of what they’ve paid in to see.

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More Operacion Puerto athletes could be officially named in weeks

[] The names of athletes who had bags of blood confiscated as part of Operacion Puerto maybe revealed in the next few weeks.

According to a report in El Pais, the anti-doping laboratory in Lausanne, Switzerland, has spent the last months trying to identify the owners of the blood bags and it is believed that at least 20 belong to cyclists.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins confirms retirement from professional cycling 

[Cycling Weekly] Sir Bradley Wiggins has confirmed his retirement from professional cycling, saying ‘2016 is the end of the road for this chapter.’

The Tour de France winner posted a photo on Instagram showing jerseys and medals from his many achievements during his 20-year career, with a short message explaining that he was moving on from racing full time.

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Voigt plans 24-hour ‘Everest Challenge’ for charity

[] Following on the heels of Johan Museeuw’s recent 24-hour indoor trainer ride for charity, retired pro Jens Voigt will take things up a notch by riding outdoors for 24 hours while attempting to climb the equivalent height of Mount Everest.

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Tour of Qatar cancelled due to lack of funding, UCI confirms

[Cycling Weekly] The Tour of Qatar and the Ladies Tour of Qatar have both been cancelled due to financial difficulties.

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Video: A walk alongside the sea coast by Vittorio Brumotti!

Continue reading Video: A walk alongside the sea coast by Vittorio Brumotti!

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The 2016 GCN Tech Awards: The Best New Road Bike Tech Of The Year

From Bike of the Year to tech of the Year, the GCN Tech Awards presents the best new road bike tech of the year and the best pro road bikes of the year, as voted for by you, the GCN viewers.

Continue reading The 2016 GCN Tech Awards: The Best New Road Bike Tech Of The Year