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What could happen in the final week?

Simon Yates is absolutely flying. He’s clearly ahead in the GC, and clearly the best climber at this year’s Giro. Whilst he’s dancing a perfect ten, his closest rivals are trudging round the dancefloor at an ugly tempo. 636 more words

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A Wannabe Walloon

De Brabantse Pijl is cool race. It’s a date to look out for on the calendar and an event I’d one day like to watch live. 785 more words

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The Best Nibali?

At the end of 2015 I wrote about the struggles of being a Vincenzo Nibali fan. I had watched him become a star, watched him throw a bottle at Chris Froome, watched him catch a ride from his team car to earn disqualification from the Vuelta, and then watched as he claimed an angry Lombardia title. 915 more words

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Bergen 2017 Men’s Road Race: Best of the Rest

Okay, so what happens if it’s not Peter Sagan, Greg Van Avermaet or Michael Matthews? What happens if Michal Kwiatkowski goes missing or Julian Alaphilippe cracks? 944 more words

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Bergen 2017 Men’s Road Race: Slovakia

We’ve never seen a hat-trick of World Championship victories at either the men’s or women’s elite road race. Two-timer Gianni Bugno didn’t ride in 1993, whilst his compatriot Paulo Bettini was unable to complete a hat-trick in 2008 (the jersey did, at least, stay with Italy). 897 more words

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Bergen 2017 Men’s Road Race: Australia

It’s time to talk about Australia and in particular Michael Matthews. The current cycling calendar starts with an Australian flavour and I’m sure the Aussies heading to Bergen would love to put their country back in the spotlight at the end of the year. 772 more words

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