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Loenhout Gallery: Van Aert tops DVV Trophy-Azencross

[Velo News] Reigning world champion Wout van Aert claims Azencross Loenhout win over slippery conditions in Antwerp, Belgium.

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Token cinches down Thread Fit bottom brackets to solve your Press Fit woes

[Bike Rumor] Token wants to eliminate all of the downsides of Press Fit bottom brackets with their new Thread Fit setup.

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Credit card details raise more questions for Wiggins, Team Sky

[Sticky Bottle] Cope’s expenses suggest the request for the medicine was made in the days before he travelled to France and so the product must have been needed days before Wiggins actually received it.

‘If this medicine was needed urgently it would have been much quicker to buy it in France…’

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Van Aert wins Azencross

[CyclingNews.com] Wout Van Aert (Crelan-Vastgoedservice) rode away on the final lap to win the DVV Trophy round in Loenhout.

Van Aert’s rival Mathieu Van der Poel suffered a heavy fall on a slick descent on the penultimate lap and had to be carried from the course on a stretcher.

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5 Food Rules Endurance Athletes Need to Follow

[Bicycling Magazine]

1. ‘Eat Everything’

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10 Reasons to Ride Solo

[Total Women’s Cycling] Whilst group riding can be tons of fun, sometimes it’s nice to sling on a pack and head out on your own. Here we take a look at some of the top reasons to put caution aside and give riding solo a go.

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Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas shares his winter training and diet tips

[road.cc] Welsh star gives his advice on how best to prepare to reach your goals in 2017.

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Loenhout: Cant races to third Azencross victory

[Velo News] Reigning seven-time Belgian national cyclo-cross champion Sanne Cant (Enertherm-Beobank) won Azencross Loenhout for the third time in her career and captured her fourth win in a row in the IJsboerke Ladies Trophy on Thursday in Antwerp, Belgium.

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Bad Crash for Mathieu van der Poel at Azencross Loenhout

Mathieu Van der Poel crashed Thursday at Azencross Loenhout and lay unconscious, eventually taken off the course on a stretcher. We are hoping it was precautionary and we send him our best wishes.

UPDATE: Van der Poel let fans know he is ok via Twitter: ‘I’m ok, nasty crash which was my own fault but I got lucky after all. Thanks for all the messages!’
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Opinion: When it comes to carbon bicycle frames, durability should also be a performance metric

[Cycling Tips]

James Huang is a smart guy.

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Proof of Wiggins package does not exist, says MP

[BBC Sport] British Cycling has been unable to provide paperwork to prove the contents of a medical package delivered to Sir Bradley Wiggins in France in 2011, MP Damian Collins says.

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2017 UCI WorldTour kits

[road.cc] The good, the bad and the fugly.

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Dr Hutch’s guide to… helping a stranded cyclist

[Cycling Weekly] If spreading fellowship isn’t your thing, you can always make sure you shout, “You alright, mate?” late enough in the ride-past that you won’t be able to hear the answer.

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Third time lucky? Steve Abraham to make another attempt on Year record

[road.cc] British ultracyclist says his likely target will be the 82,000 miles that US rider Amanda Coker is on course to set.