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Find The Best Cheap Bicycle On Vacation?Go To Chiang Mai.

1/7 paul_the_seeker/Flickr Where to Ride Chiang Mai—Thailand’s second largest city (pop. 398,000), nicknamed the Rose of the North—claims the title of Thailand’s cycling capital. The 90-mile scenic mountain ride from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai, another cycling hub, is a classic route where elephant sightings are common. Thailand’s highest point, Doi Inthanon (8,415 ft.), is […]

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Cadel Get Curtain Raiser, Crit F1 In Melbourne’s Albert Park Circuit

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race carnival will grow beyond a single weekend in 2017 with the introduction of a men’s and women’s criterium event, the Towards Zero Race Melbourne. Held on Australia Day, Thursday January 26, Race Melbourne falls two days before the women’s Cadel’s Race and three days before the men’s event. […]

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Chris Froome Began 2017 Season Cadel Race And Sun Trip In Australia

Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome (Sky) will again begin his season in Australia, lining up at two Victorian races in early 2017. Froome will take part in the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race on Sunday January 29 — his first time at the one-day race — before returning to the Jayco Herald […]

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Tiernan – Locke Said The British Team Provided Free Of Charge “Tramadol In The World In 2012

Speaking in the course of a BBC interview into the Team Sky TUE controversy, former professional rider Jonathan Tiernan-Locke has claimed that unnamed individuals working with the British team offered riders the controversial medication Tramadol at the 2012 world road race championships. “There was a time I rode the World Championships and we were offered […]

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From The End Of The Cycling Season: Explaining The Role And Benefits Of

As an amateur cyclist who likely has a full-time job, you probably didn’t train or race quite as much as Chris Froome over the summer. Even so, you may well be physically and mentally ready for an end-of-season break. Elliot Lipski, in-house scientist at Train Sharp Cycle Coaching, explains: “All cyclists should take a break […]

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The Race, Wiggins On Tuesday Approved The Publishing Of Russia Between The Hacker And The Athletes

For the second time in two days, the Russian hacker group Tsar Team, also known as “Fancy Bear” has published private medical records from the World Anti-Doping Agency’s database — and this time, it’s information pertaining to the only two British riders to win the Tour de France, Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome. The hackers illegally […]

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I Learned From Riding An Electric Bike’s Seven Things

With the advent of electric bikes and the subsequent soaring sales figures, here are seven things you need to know about motorised steeds 1. They’re hungry for hills Yorkshire is riddled with short sharp climbs with obscene gradients. Photo: Russ Ellis My local hill-climb is a downright satanic stretch of asphalt. At 0.3 miles in […]

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Cycling Transformation: From Lycra Peak Conqueror Amused Partners

My mother tells people that I ride my bike because otherwise I wouldn’t get to see my husband. He’s alright my other half, but I’m not going to invest huge amounts of time and energy just to stare at his backside or hope that he might actually talk about anything other than average speed, cadence […]

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Joaquim · Rodriguez, Raising The Retirement Age Will Return To Racing

Although he hung up his wheels after the Olympic road race in Rio, Joaquim Rodriguez has had a change of heart and will compete in four more races this season before finally saying goodbye. The Katusha rider was seventh in this year’s Tour de France and then went on to net fourth in the Clásica […]