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Sam Bennett strikes to win stage 4 at UAE Tour

Sam Bennett claimed the fourth stage of the UAE Tour on Wednesday at Marjan Island as Tadej Pogacar retained the leader's red jersey. Bennett beat...

Pogacar nabs stage 3 of UAE Tour to extend overall lead

Tadej Pogacar took a major step towards victory in UAE Tour after winning the first climbing stage on Tuesday to strengthen his hold on...

Pogacar grabs UAE Tour lead as Ganna wins stage 2 time trial

Filippo Ganna won Monday's 13km individual time trial on the second stage of the UAE Tour as Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar took...

Brambilla outsmarts favorites to win Tour des Alpes Maritimes

Gianluca Brambilla (Trek-Segafredo) was the strongest in the final day of racing at the Tour des Alpes Maritimes on Sunday, claiming both the stage...

How to ride a bike with no hands

Remember when you were a kid and “Look mom, no hands!” was a rite of passage as you learned to ride? But that was...

Shimano cleats: Choosing the right cleat for you

Shimano road pedals and cleats are a popular choice among professional and amateur cyclists. The wide, low-profile cleats distribute force evenly and allow for...

When should you replace your helmet?

Gone are the days when wearing a helmet was considered "uncool." Now it's a requirement for not just organized rides and races, but many...

Gravel Bike vs. Road Bike: What’s the Difference?

In the last five years or so, a style of cycling has exploded onto the scene and become more popular than ever expected: gravel. The...

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Trek-Segafredo cyclist involved in bizarre fall in UAE Tour (video)

Young Italian Antonio Tiberi crashed in the final meters of the second stage individual time trial of UAE Tour and was flung violently off...

Watch: The Richard Carapaz Story – Origins of a Racer

Richard Carapaz says he only learned about professional cycling when he was 16-years-old and in the early years he and his coach dreamed about...

Watch: Epic moment cyclist crashes into Belgian mayor

The video of a drunk cyclist who hit Hasselt mayor Steven Vandeput in June last year has been going viral on YouTube for a...

Watch: The “custom” ice bike with sawmill blades

YouTube engineer The Q took his creativity a step further with giant circular saw blades. He carefully removed the tires and the spokes from the...

2021 Vuelta a Espana mountainous route revealed; 33k time trial in the final stage

Vuelta a Espana organisers have unveiled a route based entirely within Spanish territory for this year’s Grand Tour, which will conclude with a time...

No invite for Nairo Quintana in the 2021 Giro d’Italia

RCS Sport revealed the three teams that received a wildcard for the 104th edition of the Giro d'Italia: Bardiani CSF Faizane, EOLO-Kometa and Vini...

Thomas, Carapaz and Hart to lead Ineos Grenadiers at the Tour de France

Dave Brailsford announced that Ineos Grenadiers will count on Geraint Thomas, Richard Carapaz and Tao Geoghegan Hart at the Tour de France as Egan...

TRAINING AND HEALTH

Vitamin and mineral supplements could do more harm than good, says new study

A new study looked into the benefits of vitamin and mineral supplements for prevention of heart disease, stroke and premature death and found the...

3 training rides to do every week if you want to be faster

Like many cyclists, you likely ride lots, or at least as much as you can. But chances are, unless you’re following a structured training...

Can fasting make you a better cyclist?

Intermittent fasting is a growing trend in nutrition for its many health benefits that include lowering insulin levels, improving blood sugar and protecting against...

Hell starts here: This paved climb in Andorra has 34% gradients

Finishing out at 2.222m, Pic de Carroi in Andorra is a monster climb with an average gradient of 14% and a maximum of 34%...

Thibaut Pinot: We’re still in two-speed cycling

Thibaut Pinot has already managed to claim a lot of great victories in his career, but also had to deal with quite a few...

Froome not a fan of disc brakes: The technology isn’t where it needs to be

After his transfer to Israel Start-Up Nation, Chris Froome switched to Factor Bikes and disc brakes. In a video, the four-time Tour de France winner...

Nacer Bouhanni seeks Milan-Sanremo glory this season

At the age of 30, Nacer Bouhanni still dreams of winning Milan-Sanremo, but realises that winning ‘La Primavera’ is getting harder and harder for...

Sepp Kuss looking for leadership chances in 2021

Progressing impressively in recent seasons, Sepp Kuss will play a more important role within an already particularly well-equipped collective at Jumbo-Visma team. Very strong...

7 tech innovations that changed road cycling

Even though it’s seen many changes over the years, fundamentally the bicycle has remained the same; a frame and two wheels. But since the...

Taking on the Pyrenées in the 1910 Tour de France

Alphonse Steinès desperately wanted to expand the Tour de France and make it even more monumental, so for the 1910 edition he badgered Henri...

“Put Me Back on My Bike” – Remembering Tom Simpson

Tom Simpson was a World Champion, a winner of Paris-Nice and multiple Monuments and a BBC Sports Personality of the Year, and basically blazed a...

Watch: A Sunday in Hell, the greatest cycling film of all time

A Sunday in Hell (original title: En Forårsdag i Helvede) is a 1976 Danish documentary directed by Jørgen Leth. The film is a chronology...

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2021 UAE Tour LIVE STREAM

UAE Tour kicks off on Sunday February 21, finishing on Saturday February 27. The inaugural edition in 2019 was won by Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) with...

2021 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad LIVE STREAM

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad marks the opening of the Belgian cycling calendar and features a lot of climbs from the Tour of Flanders. The Wall...

2021 Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne LIVE STREAM

As always, Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne is on the calendar on the ninth Sunday of the year, the day after Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. Together the two races...