The Pot of Gold

September 24, 2015

Legend has it that you’ll find a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. Science might disprove this but this week there are many rainbow jerseys in Virginia this week and it’s all a terrific money spinner for the UCI.

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UCI Reforms Approved

September 23, 2015

The UCI has approved its own reforms to men’s pro cycling. In a press release issued in the middle of the women’s time trial race yesterday it announced several changes to the World Tour regarding team licences, the calendar and the rankings.

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Share and Share Alike?

September 22, 2015

Tom Dumoulin has shared his power data from the Vuelta a España. Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad has a summary of the rider’s performances on various climbs during the race.

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World Championships Team Time Trial Preview

September 19, 2015

This Sunday’s team time trial world championships is the odd one out on the calendar for several reasons, whether it’s the trade teams gathering for the worlds which is all about competing nations or the presence of a team time trial race outside of a stage race, a rarity these days. Here’s a look at […]

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Team Victory Rankings

September 18, 2015

2015 is drawing to a close you might think that excluding the World Championships and its national team format there are only a few races to go like Paris-Tours and the Tour of Lombardy but there are still 66 days of racing left on the pro calendar, although half of these come from Chinese races […]

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Bernaudeau’s Energy

September 17, 2015

Europcar manager Jean-René Bernaudeau has found a replacement sponsor in Direct Energie, a supplier of electricity and natural gas that operates in France and Belgium. It keeps the team on the road and also does the whole sport some good because here’s a sponsor from outside the sport that wants to use the team as […]

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The Finances of Ag2r La Mondiale

September 15, 2015

Ag2r La Mondiale’s latest set of accounts are out and the budget for the team in 2014 was €13.6 million, up 15% on the previous year. Having looked at Team Sky’s accounts recently here’s a look at the numbers for the French team.

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The Moment The Vuelta Was Won

September 14, 2015

Fabio Aru has been attacking on the Puerto de la Morcuera and opened up a gap on race leader Tom Dumoulin. Helped by team mate Mikel Landa Aru distances Dumoulin and rides into the race lead on the penultimate day of the race. This was the moment the race was won.

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Vuelta Stage 21 Preview

September 13, 2015

The final procession to Madrid is the last chance for the sprinters and a victory parade for the new red jersey wearer Fabio Aru.

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Vuelta Stage 20 Preview

September 12, 2015

The final mountain stage of the Vuelta a España and the last throw of the dice for Fabio Aru and Astana who want to dislodge Tom Dumoulin from the top step of the podium in Madrid tomorrow.

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