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 In the third installment of 2009 highlights, Cyclingnews asks more industry insiders how they saw things this past year. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Daniel Benson (Managing Editor, Cyclingnews ) Best performance: They say the sign of a champion is how they bounce back from adversity or defeat, and Cadel Evans’ ride in the Wolds proved exactly how big a champion he is. The Australian had a disastrous Tour de France - from competitors sniggering at his attacks to being dropped as soon as the road ...

The peloton’s highlights of 2009 Part Three

In the third installment of 2009 highlights, Cyclingnews asks more industry insiders how they saw things this past year. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Daniel Benson (Managing Editor, Cyclingnews ) Best performance: They say the sign of a champion is how they bounce back from adversity or defeat, and Cadel Evans’ ride […]

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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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 Andre Greipel will once again race at the Tour Down Under next month, a race he won in 2008, and in which he won one stage last year before crashing out. However the Columbia-HTC rider has modest ambitions for the 2010 edition. “I want to win one stage,” he told Cyclingnews . “The next season will be very long, so I would like to let it start quietly – but you never lose your speed.” He and his teammates will be flying to Australia on January 2. Greipel dominated the ...

Greipel to go steady at Tour Down Under

Andre Greipel will once again race at the Tour Down Under next month, a race he won in 2008, and in which he won one stage last year before crashing out. However the Columbia-HTC rider has modest ambitions for the 2010 edition. “I want to win one stage,” he told Cyclingnews . “The next season […]

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Holiday greetings from the peloton

We have a tradition here at Cyclingnews of taking all of our Holiday cards and taping them to the door for all to see.

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 What are the memories that will remain from the 2009 season? The best, the most memorable, the most surprising, the most disappointing? And who showed promised for the coming year? Cyclingnews asked various industry insiders how they saw things this past year, and here is what they had to say. Laura Weislo ( Cyclingnews US Editor) Best performance : Emma Pooley soloing to the win in the Montreal World Cup after breaking away from the first kilometre. It's not as if the peloton didn't know her modus ...

The Peloton’s highlghts of 2009

What are the memories that will remain from the 2009 season? The best, the most memorable, the most surprising, the most disappointing? And who showed promised for the coming year? Cyclingnews asked various industry insiders how they saw things this past year, and here is what they had to say. Laura Weislo ( Cyclingnews US […]

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 Race organisers are confident that the World Cup cyclo-cross race can be held Saturday in Zolder, despite the winter weather which has had a hold on northern Europe. They received special permission to use salt on the course, which runs over the motorsport race track. Earlier this week, World Champion Niels Albert said that he would not ride if the course was still so icy. He called it very dangerous, and added “I do not want to break my legs here” after going only halfway around the ...

Organisers confident Zolder course will be good to ride

Race organisers are confident that the World Cup cyclo-cross race can be held Saturday in Zolder, despite the winter weather which has had a hold on northern Europe. They received special permission to use salt on the course, which runs over the motorsport race track. Earlier this week, World Champion Niels Albert said that he […]

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 American Russell Finsterwald has signed a one-year contract with the Subaru - Gary Fisher pro mountain bike team. The junior national cross country and short track champion begins his tenure with his new team in 2010. "He's rounding out the team as the token Under 23 rider," said Gary Fisher Brand Manager Travis Ott to Cyclingnews . "At 18 years old, he's got several years of crushing it in the Under 23 ranks. He'll be with the team for all the domestic races we can get him to." ...

Russell Finsterwald signs with Subaru – Gary Fisher

American Russell Finsterwald has signed a one-year contract with the Subaru – Gary Fisher pro mountain bike team. The junior national cross country and short track champion begins his tenure with his new team in 2010. “He’s rounding out the team as the token Under 23 rider,” said Gary Fisher Brand Manager Travis Ott to […]

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 Steven Perry takes home the grand prize in the Cyclingnews contest to win a full set of Capo Clothing for his 5Nines Data cycling team. The clothing set prize includes 25 custom printed short-sleeved jerseys and 25 bib shorts - all part of the new high-end Super Corsa Custom series. "Having CapoForma provide us 25 Super Corsa kits will ensure we are some of the best dressed racers in the lineup for years to come," said a happy Perry. "Each year it gets more challenging to source funds ...

Perry wins Cyclingnews Capo Clothing contest

Steven Perry takes home the grand prize in the Cyclingnews contest to win a full set of Capo Clothing for his 5Nines Data cycling team. The clothing set prize includes 25 custom printed short-sleeved jerseys and 25 bib shorts – all part of the new high-end Super Corsa Custom series. “Having CapoForma provide us 25 […]

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 The mud and snow are barely cleaned from the jerseys and bikes of the thousands who raced at the US Cyclo-cross National Championships last weekend in Bend, Oregon. And the memories are still fresh in the minds of all who attended, including photographer Dave McElwaine, who provided many of the images of the championships seen on Cyclingnews . "It was the best cyclo-cross national championships that I've ever been to. USAC should be really proud," said McElwaine to Cyclingnews . "The ...

Remembering US Cyclo-cross Nationals

The mud and snow are barely cleaned from the jerseys and bikes of the thousands who raced at the US Cyclo-cross National Championships last weekend in Bend, Oregon. And the memories are still fresh in the minds of all who attended, including photographer Dave McElwaine, who provided many of the images of the championships seen […]

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 The inaugural Triple Crown All Mountain Series will include three American mountain bike races for 2010, as announced by organizers on Friday. The series will kick off at Bonelli Park in California, on March 13-14, then move to Colorado to include the Mountain States Cup series at the Chalk Creek Stampede on May 15-16. It will wrap up with a final at Massanutten resort in Virginia on June 19-20. The series visits the East and West and the Rockies in between. "We are excited to release our Triple ...

US Cup announces new Triple Crown All Mountain Series

The inaugural Triple Crown All Mountain Series will include three American mountain bike races for 2010, as announced by organizers on Friday. The series will kick off at Bonelli Park in California, on March 13-14, then move to Colorado to include the Mountain States Cup series at the Chalk Creek Stampede on May 15-16. It […]

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