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‘This has to stop!’ – Riders slam drafting behind motorbikes in races

André Greipel complained to the UCI about a motorbike rider letting Primoz Roglic draft behind him in Friday’s Volta ao Algarve time trial. (Cycling Weekly)

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UCI XC Eliminator Series Resurrected for 2017

This year, the crowd-pleasing format of mountain bike cross-country Eliminator (XCE) will return to the UCI World Cup circuit, and will visit eight cities in seven countries on three continents. (CX Magazine)

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The SHEcret Pro: On Australia’s Summer of Cycling

Yep, I was finally let into Australia, and got to see what all the fuss was about Down Under in the summer. For years I have been hearing from certain Australian friends how ‘awesome’ and ‘heaps good’ Australia is, and now, I realise for the first time, they weren’t lying. (Cycling Tips)

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Olympics 2020 route leaked online

The road race for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will feature a 15.7km lap and two climbs. According to a report by Dutch broadcaster NOS, the men will race the circuit 16 times while the women will complete seven laps. (cyclingnews.com)

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Wholesale use of disc brakes in pro peloton is inevitable, says Pozzato 

Italian in favour of CPA’s ‘all-on-discs’ trial, but Boonen’s early adoption not an issue. (cyclingnews.com)

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Tiernan-Locke retires from cycling

Jonathan Tiernan-Locke has put an end to his cycling career, saying he no longer has the time nor motivation, telling the  Exeter Herald Express that he “wouldn’t want to be a pro again anyway.” (cyclingnews.com)

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Volta ao Algarve: Castroviejo wins time trial in Sagres

LottoNL-Jumbo’s Primož Roglič takes overall lead from Dan Martin. (cyclingnews.com)

Pro Cycling

Ruta del Sol: Campenaerts wins stage 3, Valverde back in lead

Belgian Victor Campenaerts wins Ruta del Sol stage 3 time trial in Córdoba. Four-time race winner Alejandro Valverde regains overall lead. (Velo News)

Pro Cycling

Tour of Oman: Kristoff victorious on stage 4

Alexander Kristoff (Katusha-Alpecin) survived the high pace and multiple climbs of the fourth stage of the Tour of Oman to take the sprint victory. He finished just ahead of Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain-Merida) and Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing). (cyclingnews.com)

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inrng : without boonen

The date is set and the clock is counting down. If all goes to plan and he can avoid injury along the way then in 50 days’ time Tom Boonen will be on the eve of Paris-Roubaix and retirement, pinning on his last set of numbers.

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Video: Here’s Vincenzo Nibali doing a one-handed wheelie

Watch as Vincenzo Nibali performs a one-handed wheelie, much like we’ve seen from Peter Sagan.
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2017 UCI WorldTour: The newest tech in the peloton

The most interesting new kit being used by the pros this year. (road.cc)