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Donald Trump’s view of pro cycling

We’re just over a month away from election day for the next president of the United States of America. Crazy man candidate Donald Trump has made his pronouncements on Muslims, Mexicans, African Americans and women. However, until today, he hadn’t made any of his racist, insensitive, uninformed comments about another minority in the world: pro cyclists. […]

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Lachlan Morton. Jelly bean jumps to Dimension Data

After two years at US Continental squad Jelly Belly, Aussie Lachlan Morton has signed a 2017 contract for WorldTour team Dimension Data. It’s back to the big leagues. Morton has a fascinating story and this is the one we wrote about Morton for Cycle Sport magazine back in May after the Tour of California. Lachlan […]

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Walsh defiant after Sky dupes him

The fallout from the Fancy Bear hack into the WADA/UCI medical records continues to damage everyone involved. Tour winner Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky have taken a massive hit to their supposedly clean reputation. The latest victim is crusading anti-doping cycling  journalist David Walsh. This is the man who received all the credit and the […]

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Wiggins, channeling Lance Armstrong?

Have to say, not impressed by Bradley Wiggins’ explanation that he gave a British TV show on the the subject of his TUE allergy shots. First, the “interviewer” Andrew Marr treated Wiggins like he was Sir Brad, never pushing hard and rarely using a follow-up question to counteract the generic and scripted answers Wiggins provided. By […]

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Voeckler plans to retire, his tongue refuses.

The legs and the head are no longer willing. French rider Thomas Voeckler, winner of four stages in the Tour de France, and wearer of the maillot jaune for 20 days, says he will retire in 2017 after the French grand tour. However, that was news to Voucher’s tongue. Long a distinctive presence in the pro peloton, […]

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Fabian Cancellara job hunting in Waterloo, Wisconsin

What’s a retired gladiator do to once it’s time to retire? That’s the difficult question that classics superstar and hard-man extraordinaire Fabian Cancellara is asking himself. He doesn’t quite have an answer yet. “I want to do something constructive. Appearing in quotes, some waving and shaking hands is great, but it should be something more,” […]

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Peter Sagan destroys rainbow curse.

Today in Belgium, Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) won another race in his rainbow stripe jersey of World Road Race Champion. He stunned the fading breakaway, went past  Marcel Kittel and Nacer Bouhanni, took the victory and laughed once again at the supposed curse of the rainbow jersey. Cycling legend has it that the wear often feels […]

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Bradley Wiggins going gray fast.

Former Tour de France and Olympic champion Bradley Wggins is suddenly very gray. His golden reputation has taken a serious hit. Despite his vociferous anti-doping stance and the claim in his My Time book that he’d never recieved any injections besides vaccinations and drips, Wiggins had in fact received six injections after submitting for the Therapeutic Use Exemptions. All this secret news […]

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The Tejay van Garderen Conundrum.

Nice, big, fat and informative interview with Tejay van Garderen by Neal Rogers at Cyclingtips. Rogers was the first to get a real in-depth, sit-down, what-the-Hell-is-going-on? conversation with Tejay after what has been a seriously underwhelming performance in both the Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana. That was on the heels of a seriously […]

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