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11 things we’ve learnt this week

11 things we’ve learnt this week

The most interesting and/or weird facts from the past seven days on road.cc The world’s coldest bike race took place at a temperature of -43°C. Find out more here.​ Cycling while wearing earphones is illegal in California. Find out more here. (link is external) Sunday 7 June was the

Dan Martin: I’m yet to reach my full potential

Dan Martin: I’m yet to reach my full potential

New Etixx-Quick Step signing Dan Martin says the best is yet to come in his career, despite a pretty impressive palmares already Dan Martin at the Etixx-Quick Step training camp in Calpe (Photo: Tim De Waele) Some riders would be happy with the career that Dan Martin has had

Giant-Alpecin riders outline their lofty for aims for 2016

Giant-Alpecin riders outline their lofty for aims for 2016

Warren Barguil, Tom Dumoulin and John Degenkolb spell out their intentions for the coming season Photos © Team Giant-Alpecin Coming together for the first training camp of 2016, Giant-Alpecin riders Warren Barguil, Tom Dumoulin and John Degenkolb have shared their thoughts on the upcoming season.All three riders had strong

Nicolas Roche hospitalised for a second time with infected spider bite

Nicolas Roche hospitalised for a second time with infected spider bite

Irish Team Sky pro Nicolas Roche bitten again by a venomous spider, and ends up in hospital just weeks after a similar incident Nicolas Roche suffers a second spider bite Nicolas Roche ‘s early-season preparations hit another setback this week as he was forced to visit hospital after a

Oakley Radar Pace pairs with peripherals to deliver audio coaching

Oakley Radar Pace pairs with peripherals to deliver audio coaching

Ironman athlete Craig Alexander models the Oakley Radar Path prototype, a collaborative project between Intel and the Luxottica eyewear brand At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Intel presented a prototype of the Oakley Radar Pace sunglasses, which pair with sensors like power meters, heart rate monitors and

Lance Armstrong issues two-word opinion on Boogerd’s ban

Lance Armstrong issues two-word opinion on Boogerd’s ban

Lance Armstrong expresses disgust via Twitter at UCI's statement on Michael Boogerd's doping ban 16 January 2010 Press Conference of ARMSTRONG Lance (USA) RadioShack Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA Lance Armstrong has publicly aired his dismay at the Union Cycliste Internationale ‘s decision to give Michael Boogerd a two-year ban

Eddy Merckx: the man behind the legend

Eddy Merckx: the man behind the legend

Photo: Chris Catchpole Sports fans always like to fire up the old debate over who is the greatest in a sport’s history. Is Pele, Maradona, Ronaldo, or Bobby Moore the greatest ever footballer? In tennis is it Roger Federer, Pete Sampras, John McEnroe or Steffi Graf?When it comes to

Tom Dumoulin and the 2016 Giro d’Italia could be a perfect match

Tom Dumoulin and the 2016 Giro d’Italia could be a perfect match

After making his mark on the 2015 Vuelta a España, Dutchman Tom Dumoulin could excel in May's Giro d'Italia on a route that suits him well Tom Dumoulin Credit: Graham Watson Dutchman Tom Dumoulin , revelation of the 2015 Vuelta a España , appears to be a perfect match

Cycling Weekly 2015 Reader Poll results

Cycling Weekly 2015 Reader Poll results

The votes have been counted — here’s what you viewed as the best and worst of 2015 - Photos by Graham Watson, Andy Jones and Yuzuru Sunada Our annual Cycling Weekly Reader Poll paints a picture of the cycling year, giving emphasis to those riders, teams and events that

Tony Martin to contest the cobbled classics for the first time

Tony Martin to contest the cobbled classics for the first time

German time trial powerhouse Tony Martin is looking for a new challenge in 2016 and is aiming for the Belgian classics for the first time in his career Tony Martin on stage five of the 2015 Tour de France Tony Martin is aiming to tackle the Belgian cobbled classics

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