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Cooke: I have no faith in UK Anti-doping

In scathing written evidence and subsequent testimony delivered to British Parliament Tuesday, Olympic and world champion Nicole Cooke accused British Cycling leaders of systemic sexism, conflicts of interest, a lack of accountability, misuse of public funds, ignoring evidence of doping, and extensive misgovernance. (Velo News)

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Cycling Has a Sexism Problem, Says Former Olympic Champ

Retired Welsh cyclist Nicole Cooke takes aim at disparities in treatment of male and female riders, and male leadership overall. (Bicycling Magazine)

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British Cycling hits back over Nicole Cooke’s allegations of sexism in cycling

British Cycling has responded to Nicole Cooke’s damning evidence of sexism in the organisation with a statement that it is “absolutely committed to resolving the historic gender imbalance in our sport”. (Cycling Weekly)

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Rounded Rotors: How Shimano is satisfying the UCI & Pro peloton

Officially the UCI is requiring that disc brake rotors to be used in the pro peloton are to have edges that are “not 90°“ (Bike Rumor)

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The Zwift Academy is back for 2017, now with eRacing

In keeping with the 2016 program, participants will be asked to complete a range of group rides, training rides, and structured training programs. The biggest change for 2017 will be the introduction of “eRacing” to the semi-final stage in November. (Velo News)

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Kiel Reijnen Journal: Summer camp in the winter

Kiel Reijnen’s time at team camp has him excited for the new season, despite a healthy shot of jet lag and the return to tough routine. (Velo News)

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DeFeet Bespoke is a cycling specific crowdfunding platform for small batch product

It’s a new division for the brand created so they could do more creative projects and share some unique, limited run products.

In the future, it may also be a way for teams or athletes to throw a design on there to raise money for the team. (Bike Rumor)

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Zwift Erupts with New “Volcanic Circuit Route”

Zwift users can now challenge themselves by racing around a mix of three new routes aptly called the Volcano, Volcano CCW, and Volcano Flat. (Capo Velo)

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Nibali, Bardet, Cavendish, Kittel and Ewan confirmed for 2017 Abu Dhabi Tour

Stars line-up for race’s WorldTour debut. (CyclingNews.com)

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Disc brakes make first appearance in pro peloton in 2017

Tom Boonen has become the first rider to use disc brakes in the UCI’s restarted trial of the technology, riding a Specialized Venge ViAS Disc. (Cycling Weekly)

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American state sets out plans to ban cyclists from riding on rural roads

A state legislator in Montana has set out plans to ban cyclists from riding on rural roads without a shoulder or cycle lane, and make them ride single file. (Cycling Weekly)

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Ian Boswell handed chance to lead Team Sky in Tour of California 

25-year-old American Ian Boswell has been given his first chance to lead a major stage race for Team Sky, and says it’s a ‘pivotal point’ in his career. (Cycling Weekly)

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Video: Talking cycling with Katarina Sagan

Ride Media interviews Katarina Sagan at the Tour Down Under.
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Video: FSA’s new K-Force WE electronic semi-wireless 11-speed groupset

Semi-wireless 11-speed electronic groupset launched after five years of development. (road.cc)

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Movers and Shakers: Meet the woman who saved Enve Composites from bankruptcy | Ella

In January 2010, things were looking pretty grim for Edge Composites. (Cycling Tips)

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Two wheels in the Algarve: Roman cobbles, perfect scenery and the deep blue Atlantic

There’s a cycling nirvana waiting to be explored on Portugal’s south coast. (Bike Radar)

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Six Questions to Answer Before You Choose Between Rollers And A Trainer

Both tools are great for indoor training, but choosing the right one for you depends on six key factors

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Vuelta a San Juan: Stage 1 – Final Kilometers and Sprint Finish

Watch the final kilometers and the sprint finish of the Vualta a San Juan, Stage 1.
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San Juan: Gaviria wins stage 1 (Monday) after part of peloton misses turn

Colombian Fernando Gaviria sprinted to victory in stage 1 of Vuelta de San Juan, but his win was overshadowed by confusion in the final two kilometers as part of the peloton missed a turn in the run to the line in San Juan, Argentina.

Video: Final Kilometers and Sprint Finish – Boonen Leads Out Gaviria

Video: Riders Miss Turn in Final Kilometers

Late changes cause chaos at Vuelta a San Juan (CyclingNews.com)