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Video: Water biking – a fitness craze that rather passed us by

As with so many of these things, the activity’s fundamental ridiculousness is explained away in this video with a host of pseudo-scientific sounding benefits that may or may not stand up to scrutiny.

We wouldn’t profess to be experts in lymphatic drainage, for example. (road.cc)

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GCN: NEW Pro Bike Tech For 2017 With Caley Fretz | Dubai Tour 2017

Caley Fretz of Velonews joins us at the Dubai Tour for our now-traditional first look at the new pro bike tech for the year. (GCN
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Sir Bradley Wiggins injured in The Jump training but will continue with show

Britain’s most decorated Olympian posted on Instagram that the “show must go on” while being bandaged up in Austria. (BBC)

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WeWatt exercise bikes for charging phones installed at Brisbane Airport

The airport is not the first place in the world to install such a system with similar set-ups at Brussels Airport and various train stations throughout Belgium, France and the Netherlands. (thebikecomesfirst.com)

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What’s a Lille Rubbin’? Mathieu Van der Poel Scrambles Past Wout van Aert to 2017 Krawatencross Win

The Elite Men’s race at Krawatencross in Lille, Belgium, gave spectators a series of thrills, as conditions continued to deteriorate (or improve, depending on who you ask). (CX Magazine)

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Peerless Nairo Quintana blows the field away at the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) put in a scintillating display of climbing to win the queen stage of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana and take the race lead. (Cycling Weekly)

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GCN: Marcel Kittel’s Specialized Venge ViAS Disc

Marcel Kittel is one of the first professional cyclists to win a road race on a disc brake road bike. Here’s a look at his Specialized Venge ViAS disc. (GCN)

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First to race on full Dura-Ace Di2 9150: Froome at Herald Sun Tour

Chris Froome made his season debut at the Herald Sun Tour this week, and while the event’s defending champion got off to an underwhelming start, he did become the first WorldTour rider to compete with a full Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 9150 groupset. (Bike Radar)

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WiggleCRC appoints new CEO

WiggleCRC, the firm created following a merger between Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles, has appointed Will Kernan as its new chief executive, replacing Stefan Barden. (road.cc)

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Marcel Kittel wins final stage and overall of Dubai Tour as mechanical costs Mark Cavendish

British champion Adam Blythe (Aqua Blue Sport) was locked on Renshaw’s wheel, with Cavendish in close attendance behind his compatriot. But that’s when a mechanical issue seemed to strike Cavendish, as he looked around, seemingly having a problem with his gears. (Cycling Weekly)

Cavendish left empty-handed after more bad luck (cyclingnews.com)