Australia Team For 2014 Road World Championships

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SYDNEY, Sept 15, 2014 (AFP) - The Australia team announced Monday for the UCI Road World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain, from September 21-28: Australia - Men: Simon Clarke (Orica-GreenEDGE), Rohan Dennis (BMC), Cadel Evans (BMC), Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEDGE), Adam Hansen (Lotto-Belisol), Heinrich Haussler (IAM Cycling), Matt Hayman (Orica-GreenEDGE), Michael Matthews … [Read more...]

Along The Road Like Bridesmaids At A Farmer’s Wedding

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They came at me along the road like bridesmaids at a farmer’s wedding. Equally spaced to the horizon by winter madness. The club run exploded, their kit admitted that they were still 30km from home. I drove on in the opposite direction, the gaps became less regular and the rider’s arms straighter. Some feckin mullet showing off and destroying a club run with bravado and new wheels; … [Read more...]

Rui Costa Makes Rainbow Jersey History For Portugal

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by Justin DAVIS FLORENCE, Italy, Sept 29, 2013 (AFP) - Alberto Rui Costa stunned Spanish rival Joaquin Rodriguez at the finish line of the world championships' road race to become the first Portuguese winner of the coveted rainbow jersey on Sunday. Rodriguez took an unwelcome silver with compatriot Alejandro Valverde winning bronze at the end of the rain-hit 272.2 km epic that … [Read more...]

Road Shark Blog – Butt’r Lubricant Cream

Written by: Ira Caminong (Road Shark) At the side of my bed is my bedside table. I have a habit of dumping a metric ton of random crap there. it is there that I have set my keys, glasses, cell phone, watch, wallet, opened and unopened mail, sunscreen, lotion, and lubricant cream. And yes, those last two objects can make a girl want to step back if she sees them at a guy’s bedside table. She … [Read more...]

2013 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road & Time Trial National Championships

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Course Routes Unveiled for 2013 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Men’s and Women’s Road & Time Trial National Championships Chattanooga, Tenn. – USA Cycling has announced the proposed course routes for the 2013 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road & Time Trial National Championships and the U.S. Handcycling Criterium National Championships, to be held May 25-27 in Chattanooga. … [Read more...]

World Champion Cavendish Looks Forward To Olympics

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Written by: Justin Davis COPENHAGEN, Sept 25, 2011 (AFP) - Mark Cavendish added another significant line to his remarkable list of honors when he ended a 46-year wait for a British men's world road race title on Sunday. Barely minutes after his latest exploit, the 26-year-old from the Isle of Man was talking up his chances of becoming Olympic champion at London in 2012. … [Read more...]

USA To Host The 2015 World Road Championships

RICHMOND, Virginia, Sept 21, 2011 - The International Cycling Union (UCI) selected Richmond, Virginia, as host of the 2015 road cycling world championships on Wednesday, the first US site for the event since 1986. Oman has challenged the American bid before pulling out as a candidate, leaving Richmond, about a two-hour drive south of Washington, to claim the event. The last US host city … [Read more...]

World Road Race Championships Schedule

Race schedule for the world road race championships in Copenhagen from September 19-25: September 19 Time trial Junior Women, 13,9 km Time trial Under 23 Men, 35,2 km (2x17,6 km) September 20 Time trial Junior Men, 27,8 km (2x13,9 km) Time trial Elite Women, 27,8 km (2x13,9 km) September 21 Time trial Elite Men, 46,4 km (2x23,2 km) September 23 … [Read more...]

Sprinters Eye Rainbow Jersey Prize In Copenhagen

by Justin Davis PARIS, Sept 18, 2011 (AFP) - Trade team niceties are set to be thrown to one side and replaced with enmity on a national scale next week when the cream of the peloton descend on Copenhagen to battle it out for cycling's coveted rainbow jersey. And Mark Cavendish, the Briton who has taken sprinting to new levels in five years Tour de France domination, is the man … [Read more...]

Dutch Team For World Championships

BRUSSELS, Sept 17, 2011 (AFP) - The Netherlands team for the September 19-25 world cycling championships in Copenhagen released on Saturday: Road race: Robert Gesink, Bauke Mollema, Lars Boom, Maarten Tjallingii, Pieter Weening, Wout Poels, Johnny Hoogerland, Pim Ligthart, Niki Terpstra. Time-trial: Lieuwe Westra, Stef Clement. … [Read more...]