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Wellens wins second Challenge Mallorca race with solo attack

Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal) won the second race in the Challenge Mallorca series thanks to a solo attack during the hilly finale near Soler. (CyclingNews.com)

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San Juan: Costa wins queen stage; Mollema takes lead

Rui Costa conquered the Alto Colorado mountaintop finish Friday at Vuelta a San Juan, winning stage 5 and earning the maiden victory for his new UAE Abu Dhabi team. Trek – Segafredo’s leader Bauke Mollema moved into the overall lead with a fifth-place finish in Argentina. (Velo News)

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Gallery: Luxembourg ‘cross worlds course recon

The world’s best cyclocross racers tangle with a tough, slippery course in Bieles, Luxembourg, as they prepare for UCI world championships. (Velo News)

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Impressive fourth place for Team Sky’s Tao Geoghegan Hart in only his second race as a pro

The peloton faced a hilly course and wet conditions in the Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana, the second of four one day races that make up Challenge Mallorca. (Cycling Weekly)

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Barker: Sexism in cycling is ‘not always blatantly obvious’

‘It’s not always blatantly obvious like a pay gap or races not being put on. I think sometimes it’s the subtle things that can be quite damaging – the choice of music while the women are racing can often be quite trivial and it downgrades the racing a little bit.’ (CyclingNews.com)

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GCN: NEW Shimano Dura Ace 9170 Groupset: Electronic Shifting, Hydraulic Disc Brakes

Simon Richardson of Global Cycling Network presents his first ride review of the new Dura Ace 9170 Di2 – with electronic shifting and hydrolic disk brakes.
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Cavendish to kick off 2017 season at Dubai Tour

Cavendish attended the presentation of the Abu Dhabi Tour route on Tuesday and is again the ambassador for the race. (CyclingNews.com)

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‘I can’t get my head around it:’ Cavendish says worlds result still hard to understand

Months after the Qatar world championships, Mark Cavendish has said that he rues the outcome of the race, believing that bad luck cost him a second rainbow jersey. (Cycling Tips)

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Philadelphia International Cycling Classic cancelled

‘Regrettably, even after extensive fundraising efforts, we were not able to find enough sponsors interested in covering the $1 million cost of the bike race to host it this year,’ said representatives from the city of Philadelphia managing director’s office. (Velo News)

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Wisconsin Welcomes World Cup Waterloo: Trek CXC Cup Cyclocross Race to Join UCI World Cup in 2017

In what might be the worst kept secret in cyclocross, the UCI confirmed today the Trek CXC Cup will join Jingle Cross as an American UCI Cyclocross World Cup next season. (CX Magazine)

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CBS 60 Minutes Confirms Mechanical Doping Report Will Be Broadcast Sunday, January 29th

In December we reported, based on information from an anonymous source, that 60 Minutes was preparing a segment on mechanical doping within professional cycling, and that the piece was expected to air sometime in January.

Today, CBS 60 Minutes posted a press release and video preview of the episode, confirming that it will air on Sunday, January 29th.

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Preview: Your guide to the 2017 men’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

In just its third year, the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race has been promoted to the WorldTour, the highest level of racing on the elite men’s calendar. As the name suggests, this one-day race is both a tribute to Australia’s most decorated cyclist and an event that visits one of Australia’s most famous coastal roads (albeit very briefly). (Cycling Tips)

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Cycling Maven: TOUR DOWN UNDER // Carpark Racing!

Inside look at Carpark Racing at the Tour Down Under – Cycling Maven Vlog #310
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Manchester Velodrome becomes HSBC UK National Cycling Centre

Change comes one day after BC hires ‘reputation risk consultants’ (road.cc)

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Froome fires up in cycling season debut

Three-time Tour de France Chris Froome delighted fans with an attack near the end of Race Melbourne, his first event of the season.

Before the three-time Tour de France champion opened his season with the 116.6km Race Melbourne, he rode from Geelong to Melbourne in the morning. (SBS Cycling)

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Gallery: Mark Renshaw’s Cervélo S5

This year in Adelaide he and the rest of the Team Dimension Data riders rode Cervélo S5s, with Renshaw riding a size 54 frame. (Bike Radar)

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Balint Hamvas’ 2016/2017 Cyclocross Photo Annual Available for Pre-Order on Kickstarter – Ends February 6

If you haven’t see Balint Hamvas’ cyclocross photo annuals, you’re really missing out, but now’s your chance to do something about that. You can pre-order your 2016/2017 book now. (CX Magazine)