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  1. Smart Tactics And A Defensive Team Keep The Rainbow Jersey In France

    Smart Tactics And A Defensive Team Keep The Rainbow Jersey In France

    Sep 26, 2021

    Title holder Julian Alaphilippe won cycling's world championships road race on Sunday, after dropping all of his rivals following a series of solo attacks on Flanders' cobbled hills. The Frenchman attacked from 50km out to create an elite group of 17 riders, then again from 15km to edge away to a solo victory in an epic 268km struggle through cycling's heartland. As road race world champion, Alaphilippe will race the next year wearing the fabled rainbow jersey another year after winning in similar fashion at the 2020 event in Italy.
  2. Five Favorites For The 2021 UCI Road World Championship Men's Road Race

    Five Favorites For The 2021 UCI Road World Championship Men's Road Race

    Sep 9, 2021

    The UCI Road World Championship road races in Flanders, Belgium take place on September 25 and 26th. The Flanders region is a hotbed for professional cycling, known for its steep, and often cobbled climbs.
  3. American Neilson Powless Wins La Clásica San Sebastián

    American Neilson Powless Wins La Clásica San Sebastián

    Jul 31, 2021

    American Neilson Powless of EF Education-Nippo won the Clásica San Sebastián on Saturday after edging athrilling three-way dash for the line on the Basque city's famous seafront.The 24-year-old from Florida was part of a breakaway over the narrow hillroads outside San Sebastián and finished the 231km course in 5hr 34mins 31sec,just ahead of Slovenia's Matej Mohoric and Mikkel Honore of Denmark.
  4. Lachlan Morton Completes 'Alt Tour de France' Six Days Before Peloton

    Lachlan Morton Completes 'Alt Tour de France' Six Days Before Peloton

    Jul 13, 2021

    The Tour de France is currently racing its 108th edition. The epic, man-powered journey across France looks quite different from the scenes of the inaugural race in 1903.
  5. Van der Poel Settles Debt For Grandfather With Tour de France Yellow

    Van der Poel Settles Debt For Grandfather With Tour de France Yellow

    Jun 27, 2021

    Mathieu Van Der Poel won stage 2 of the Tour de France on Sunday to claim the overall leader's yellow jersey and strike a blow for his famous cycling family.
  6. Julian Alaphilippe Emerges From Crash Carnage With Tour de France Lead

    Julian Alaphilippe Emerges From Crash Carnage With Tour de France Lead

    Jun 26, 2021

    Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe dusted himself off from a fall to claim the first yellow jersey of the Tour de France on Saturday, winning stage one by a clear margin on a crash-marred opening day.
  7. All Eyes On Tadej Pogacar As 2021 Tour De France Departs Brest

    All Eyes On Tadej Pogacar As 2021 Tour De France Departs Brest

    Jun 26, 2021

    The Tour de France rolled out of the Atlantic port of Brest on Saturday, 24 teams of eight riders embarking on a 21-day trek across France with all eyes on defending champion Tadej Pogacar and a dramatic day of action assured on the opening stage.
  8. Six Big Favorites For The 2021 Tour de France Yellow Jersey

    Six Big Favorites For The 2021 Tour de France Yellow Jersey

    Jun 24, 2021

    The 2021 Tour de France route is one that will demand a truly versatile general classification contender. The opening stages in Brittany will test the mettle of the peloton with technical classics-style roads exposed to harsh coastal conditions. The parcours features high alpine and pyrenean passes, numerous sprint opportunities, and two significant individual time trials, which will prove decisive in the overall battle.
  9. Everything You Need To Know About The Tour de France

    Everything You Need To Know About The Tour de France

    Jun 23, 2021

    After the uncertain and chaotic 2020 season, the Tour de France returns to its normal mid-summer time slot in 2021, albeit a week early to accommodate the rescheduled 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
  10. Urán In Swiss Reckoning After High Stakes Time-Trial Win

    Urán In Swiss Reckoning After High Stakes Time-Trial Win

    Jun 12, 2021

    Colombian Rigoberto Urán burst back into contention at the Tour de Suisse on Saturday with a sizzling time-trial win ahead of a last-day showdown in the Alps.
  11. Kron Takes Tour De Suisse Stage After Rui Costa Is Relegated

    Kron Takes Tour De Suisse Stage After Rui Costa Is Relegated

    Jun 11, 2021

    Andreas Kron was awarded the sixth stage of the Tour de Suisse on Friday after Rui Costa was penalized for swerving across the road in the final sprint.
  12. Ineos' Carapaz Makes Tour De France Statement At Swiss Summit

    Ineos' Carapaz Makes Tour De France Statement At Swiss Summit

    Jun 10, 2021

    Ecuadorian rider Richard Carapaz won stage five of the Tour de Suisse on Thursday to take the overall lead in the race at a summit finish at Leukerbad.
  13. Bissegger Grabs Tour De Suisse Stage In Rainy Gstaad

    Bissegger Grabs Tour De Suisse Stage In Rainy Gstaad

    Jun 9, 2021

    Swiss rider Stefan Bissegger outsprinted the other survivors of a breakaway on Wednesday to win the fourthstage of the Tour de Suisse, as Mathieu Van Der Poel kept the overall lead.
  14. Dutch Sensation Van Der Poel Doubles Up On Tour De Suisse

    Dutch Sensation Van Der Poel Doubles Up On Tour De Suisse

    Jun 8, 2021

    Mathieu Van Der Poel gave the peloton a demonstration of power on Tuesday, storming to a second straight Tour deSuisse stage win that gave him the overall lead.
  15. Küng Clings To Tour De Suisse Lead After Van der Poel 'Super Fun' Stage Win

    Küng Clings To Tour De Suisse Lead After Van der Poel 'Super Fun' Stage Win

    Jun 7, 2021

    Alpecin-Fenix's Mathieu Van Der Poel said it was a "super fun day" after he claimed second stage of the Tour de Suisse onMonday as Stefan Küng held onto the overall lead.