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Paolini to return to racing with mountain bike team

Luca Paolini said last month that he had abandoned any hope of returning to the professional peloton after serving an 18-month ban for cocaine. According to Gazzetta della Sport, Paolini has found himself a ride for this year but it comes with an entirely different goal. (cyclingnews.com)

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UCI begins to enforce new safety rules in Oman

One of the TV motorcycles covering stage 2 at the Tour of Oman was forced to sit out Thursday’s stage 3 after following too close to a racer. (Velo News)

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WADA Struggles to Find Legal Ground to Name Cyclists Involved in “Operacion Puerto” Investigation

According to WADA’s director general, David Howman, his legal team is trying to determine if those involved in the Operacion Puerto case can be made public without the possibly of being sued. (Capo Velo)

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First look: London Bike Show

A quick whip around ExCel, starring Canyon, Cannondale, Boardman, Factor, Orro… (road.cc)

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America’s Cup yachting team enlists Olympic cycling medallist in plan to pedal to victory

Each hull of Team New Zealand’s catamaran has a four-man pedal station devised with help from London 2012 keirin bronze medallist Simon van Velthooven. (road.cc)

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Are single-ring chainsets the future?

Could the simplicity and low weight of a 1x set-up outweight its flaws? Quieter, more secure, lighter — these are just some of the praises our dirt-riding brethren have been singing about single-ring set-ups (Cycling Weekly)

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2017 Volta ao Algarve: Stage 2 Final 20 Km

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2017 Ruta Del Sol Stage 2: Final 5 Km

Watch the final kilometers of Stage 2 from the 2017 Ruta Del Sol.
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Volta ao Algarve: Dan Martin climbs to stage 2 victory

Daniel Martin (Quick-Step Floors) took over the lead of the Volta ao Algarve from his teammate Fernando Gaviria atop the Alto da Foia. The Irishman locked horns with LottoNl-Jumbo’s up-and-coming Slovenian climber Primoz Roglic, and just barely managed to come away with the stage win. (cyclingnews.com)

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Pinot beats Contador to win stage 2 of Ruta del Sol

Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) claimed the Ruta del Sol’s second stage on Thursday, ahead of Trek-Segafredo’s Alberto Contador, who now leads the general classification. (cyclingnews.com)

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Surprise winner of Tour of Oman stage three as Ben Hermans retains overall lead

Soren Kragh Andersen (Team Sunweb) take the first victory of his professional career on uphill finish- Ben Herman (BMC Racing) finishes third to retain overall lead. (Cycling Weekly)

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Pros warn against changes to Flanders, Roubaix, and San Remo routes after Amstel Gold alteration

Riders generally welcome removal of Cauberg from Amstel Gold Race finale, but resistant to changes in the major Classics. (Cycling Weekly)

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This Glowing Intersection Is Taking US Bike Safety in a Bright Direction

Texas A&M claims to be the home of the country’s first authentic Dutch junction, decked out with glow-in-the-dark bike lanes. (Bicycling Magazine)

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DeFeet Factory Tour 2017

Learn how DeFeet cycling socks are made and what sets them apart from other brands.
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