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 In the second instalment of 2009 highlights Cyclingnews asks more industry insiders how they saw things this past year. Part 1 | Part 2 Greg Johnson ( Cyclingnews Australian Regional Editor) Best performance: If we were talking theatre, I’d say ‘Harmonious team-work: The Lance Armstrong and Alberto Contador story’. Since we’re talking on the bike, and I don’t want to be too predictable, Denis Menchov’s Giro d’Italia ride was impressive. His Rabobank team ...

The peloton’s highlights of 2009 Part Two

In the second instalment of 2009 highlights Cyclingnews asks more industry insiders how they saw things this past year. Part 1 | Part 2 Greg Johnson ( Cyclingnews Australian Regional Editor) Best performance: If we were talking theatre, I’d say ‘Harmonious team-work: The Lance Armstrong and Alberto Contador story’. Since we’re talking on the bike, […]

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Fränk Schleck pain-free after surgery

The knee problems of Team Saxo Bank’s Fr

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 Vincenzo Nibali will lead team Liquigas at the Tour of California, May 16-23. The 25 year-old Italian says he will be in perfect form for the race after the Ardennes Classics and will use the American event to build for the 2010 Tour de France. "It's an important race for our bike sponsor, Cannondale," said Nibali. "I will aim to win a stage and if there is chance I will try to win the overall. It will be hard with rivals like Lance Armstrong, Levi Leipheimer and David Zabriskie." ...

Nibali to lead Liquigas at the Tour of California

Vincenzo Nibali will lead team Liquigas at the Tour of California, May 16-23. The 25 year-old Italian says he will be in perfect form for the race after the Ardennes Classics and will use the American event to build for the 2010 Tour de France. “It’s an important race for our bike sponsor, Cannondale,” said […]

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 Team Sky has enlisted the support and expertise of McLaren Applied Technologies (MAT) to provide technical support for its riders in the lead up to the squad's debut season. Members of the new British ProTour squad last week spent time at the MAT wind tunnel facility in Woking in South-west England to fine-tune their positions on the bike and develop the team's racing kit for 2010. Part of the McLaren group, MAT provides the electronic technology for British-based Formula One motor racing team Vodafone ...

Sky join forces with Formula One’s McLaren

Team Sky has enlisted the support and expertise of McLaren Applied Technologies (MAT) to provide technical support for its riders in the lead up to the squad’s debut season. Members of the new British ProTour squad last week spent time at the MAT wind tunnel facility in Woking in South-west England to fine-tune their positions […]

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 Swiss rider Lukas Kaufmann has been confirmed as the latest signing to the Trek-Brentjens MTB Racing Team for 2010. After a year of competition as an Under-23 rider, Kaufman will enter what will be his first full season as a professional rider. A winner of the Under 23 Bundesliga title in Germany and ninth at the Under-23 World Championships in Canberra, Australia, he said today that his performances this year had been enough to convince him to delay a career as an architect in favour of the bike. ...

Kaufmann confirms with Trek-Brentjens

Swiss rider Lukas Kaufmann has been confirmed as the latest signing to the Trek-Brentjens MTB Racing Team for 2010. After a year of competition as an Under-23 rider, Kaufman will enter what will be his first full season as a professional rider. A winner of the Under 23 Bundesliga title in Germany and ninth at […]

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 Lance Armstrong's custom designed bikes used during his comeback season raised $1.25 million in an auction in New York City yesterday. The money raised went to Armstrong's LiveStrong cancer foundation. "So incredibly humbling," Armstrong wrote on Twitter after the auction. The auction at Sotheby's ended a six-day exhibition called "It's About the Bike," which featured the seven bikes Armstrong used this season. Famous artists designed six of the seven bikes for Armstrong to use ...

Armstrong’s custom designed bikes raise $1.25 million

Lance Armstrong’s custom designed bikes used during his comeback season raised $1.25 million in an auction in New York City yesterday. The money raised went to Armstrong’s LiveStrong cancer foundation. “So incredibly humbling,” Armstrong wrote on Twitter after the auction. The auction at Sotheby’s ended a six-day exhibition called “It’s About the Bike,” which featured […]

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Fullana returns to riding her bike

A month after a crash prematurely ended her mountain bike season, Marga Fullana is well on her way to recovery. The crash, two days before the World Cup in Champ

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Vacansoleil finalizes 2010 squad

The Vacansoleil team announced the completion of its 2010 roster on Tuesday, naming Dutchmen Wouter Mol and Rob

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 Cyclo-cross star Bart Wellens was cleared to get back on the bike this week after a blood test showed he was no longer suffering from the Cytomegalovirus which had ruined the start to his season. The Belgian said he received the results of a blood test on Wednesday and was allowed to begin riding again, but only for one hour a day. "Not for training! Just to get used to being on the bike again," he said on his web site. "After eight days I will have another test, and if that is clear ...

Wellens eyes December return to ‘cross

Cyclo-cross star Bart Wellens was cleared to get back on the bike this week after a blood test showed he was no longer suffering from the Cytomegalovirus which had ruined the start to his season. The Belgian said he received the results of a blood test on Wednesday and was allowed to begin riding again, […]

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Davis returns to competition in France today

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