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Kittel’s Absence Opens Door For Cavendish To Shine

Paris, June 29, 2015 (AFP) - Marcel Kittel being forced out of the Tour de France due to a lack of fitness will have had several sprinters and their teams quietly grinning with delight. The last two years, Kittel has been in a class of his own at the Grand Boucle, winning four stages in each, including both the first and last on each occasion. He also got to wear the coveted yellow jersey both years as reward for his opening stage victory. His raw power allowed him to beat the opposition every time he arrived at a finish in contention, even overhauling a spirited challenge from Alexander Kristoff on the Champs Elysees last year thanks to a simple advantage in pure speed. But Kittel has been suffering from … Read More...

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Milan, June 29, 2015 (AFP) - Embattled Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali has revealed an Achilles tendon … Read More...

Kittel’s Absence Opens Door For Cavendish To Shine

Paris, June 29, 2015 (AFP) - Marcel Kittel being forced out of the Tour de France due to a lack of fitness will … Read More...

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Could This Be The Biggest Development To Women’s Cycling

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Trek Recalls Almost 1 Million Bicycles After Rider Becomes Paralyzed

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Written by: Lea Crosetti, RD, CSSD As a sports dietitian and endurance athlete, I am always looking for new food variations to eat out on the course. Whether it be an attempt to “go more natural”, avoid the GI issues with sugary sports nutrition products, or simply get more variety and tasty foods my body is craving while cycling, it’s the quest to find a nourishing, tolerable and tasty bite while … Read More...

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