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Tour Of Dubai 2017 Stage 1 Final Kilometers

Final Kilometers from stage 1 of the 2017 Dubai Tour.
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Video: Dubai Tour 2017 – Stage 1 Highlights

Video highlights from Stage 1 of the 2017 Dubai Tour.
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WorldTour mechanics reveal how they pack for long-haul flights – BikeRadar

We speak to Cannondale-Drapac, BMC Racing and more. (Bike Radar)

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Specialized Tarmac 2017 range overview: all you need to know

The Tarmac is made for racing. It’s not an aero bike built to beat the wind, nor a featherweight climber to take on the mountains, nor a supple endurance chassis to smooth out the cobbles – it’s a machine made for competing, anywhere and everywhere. (Bike Radar)

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Cycling Maven: There Goes Froomie!!

Cycling Maven Vlog #311 –
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Watch: Australian rider has lucky escape as kangaroo jumps over his head

An Australian rider has had a narrow escape after a kangaroo came out of the bush at the side of the road and jumped over his head, forcing him to duck. (Cycling Weekly)

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No longer backing Contador, Majka stepping up a level in Grand Tours

The 27 year old Polish rider moved to the Bora-hansgrohe team over the winter and will share top billing as a GC rider to new teammate Leopold König. The latter has already said that he will target the Giro d’Italia in 2017 and is unlikely to ride the Tour de France.

This clears the way for Majka to put everything into a big ride there. (Cycling Tips)

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Road bike groupsets: everything you need to know

Plenty of companies make bike components, but the market is dominated by three giants: Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo. Let’s look at each of them in turn. (Bike Rumor)

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Video: Old Skool x New School – Tom Ritchey meets up with the Bicycle Academy

Called Old Skool x New School, the idea is to combine frame building instruction and the chance to interact with one of the legends of bike building.

Their first event featured none other than Tom Ritchey who stopped into the Bicycle Academy to lend some brazing tips, and even build a special Ritchey frame that they took to the trails the very next day. (Bike Rumor)

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Video: Marshawn Lynch goes Beast mode for Skittles in Scotland on Fat Ripper

Ok, so this is a blatant ad for Skittles and the Super Bowl, but you can’t help but crack a smile as Marshawn Lynch takes to the streets of Houston on a Fat Ripper. Houston, Scotland that is. (Bike Rumor)

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Pioneer adds Garmin Mount (sort of), might be first to ship Dura-Ace 9100 power meter

Pioneer originally planned for a November release, but supply issues with the crankset have delayed availability. (Bike Rumor)

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Marcel Kittel powers to Dubai Tour stage one win with Mark Cavendish third

Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) took a dominant victory in stage one of the 2017 Dubai Tour, outsprinting Dylan Groenewegen and Mark Cavendish. (Cycling Weekly)

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Late Puncture for Cavendish (Twitter)

Claims he rode last 4 km with puncture (Twitter)

Third on flat tire (RoadCyclingUK)

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