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Sunday Apr 20 | Cycling News

Rest for Thomas after Amstel Gold Race crash

After two top ten places in Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix, Geraint Thomas ' spring campaign came to an abrupt end mid-way through the Amstel Gold Race when the Team Sky rider crashed out.

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Related Topix: Cycling

Sat Apr 19, 2014

PezCycling News

PEZ Rides The Brabantse Pijl

The day before Paris-Roubaix amateurs had an opportunity to ride the storied cobbles themselves during the Paris-Roubaix Challenge Sportive.

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Related Topix: Fassa Bortolo, Cycling, Alessandro Petacchi, Philippe Gilbert, Francaise des Jeux, Nick Nuyens, Quickstep

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Cycling News

inCycle Video: Behind the scenes with Team Sky mechanics

Gary Blem, head mechanic at Team Sky , gives a behind the scenes look at what goes into taking care of the team's bikes for a big race day in this video.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling

PezCycling News

Photog's View: Paris-Roubaix

Everyone remembers their first time - the foreign roads signs, different shop hours, chasing about countryside like idiots - all to catch a glimpse of cycling's most feared one-day Classic.

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Related Topix: Cycling

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Podium Cafe

Cobbles Wrap: Top Team Breakdowns

Trying to build off of my "halfway home" assessment of the teams, below are some thoughts about who accomplished what of their stated goals for Cobbles Season, limited to the teams you're probably most interested in .

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Related Topix: Vlaanderen - Capri Sonne - T Interim

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Velonews

Cancellara still chasing history in the monuments

Fabian Cancellara said it himself - only the win matters - but he still closed his 2014 spring classics campaign with an impressive run.

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Related Topix: Fassa Bortolo, Cycling, Fabian Cancellara, Vlaanderen - Capri Sonne - T Interim, Tom Boonen, Quickstep, Stijn Devolder, Discovery Channel, Hayden Roulston

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Cycling News

The inCycle video vault

Cyclingnews has partnered with inCycle TV this season to bring you video interviews, race highlights and previews from the biggest races and teams from the world of professional cycling.

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Related Topix: Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins, Tour de France, Fassa Bortolo, Fabian Cancellara

Velonews

Gallery: The Queen of the Classics is a cruel mistress

Tom Boonen went on the offensive with Geraint Thomas and a handful of others with 60km to go, but the group only last two-thirds of what remained to the finish.

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Related Topix: Tom Boonen, Cycling, Quickstep, Fassa Bortolo, Fabian Cancellara, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins

Velonews

Rock on: Niki Terpstra went 'full gas' to the finish

When Niki Terpstra heard over the crackle of race radio that he had the freedom to attack as a dozen top riders powered toward the velodrome, he didn't hesitate.

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Related Topix: Tom Boonen, Cycling, Quickstep, Vlaanderen - Capri Sonne - T Interim, Fassa Bortolo, Fabian Cancellara

Cycling News

Sagan happy to give a demonstration at Paris-Roubaix

He still wasn't at his effervescent best, but rarely can a sixth place finish have felt as welcome for Peter Sagan as it did at Paris-Roubaix .

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Related Topix: Cycling, Fassa Bortolo, Fabian Cancellara, Tom Boonen, Quickstep

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Age

Wiggins vows to earn Team Sky Tour place

Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins vowed to earn his place on the Sky team to support defending champion Chris Froome in July after finishing ninth at Paris-Roubaix.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Niki Terpstra, Fabian Cancellara

Podium Cafe

Final Standings: Chris' Cobbles Bracket Game

Paris-Roubaix saw very little scoring with no one picking Terpstra for any podium finish much less than winning.

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Yahoo!

Paris - Roubaix - LIVE

Mechanical for Greg van Avermaet, who is being paced back on by two BMC team-mates.

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Velonews

Vanmarcke says it's his turn to win on the Roubaix velodrome

Last year, the big blond Belgian was the only rider strong enough to stay with Fabian Cancellara , but he narrowly lost the sprint on the Roubaix velodrome .

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Related Topix: Fassa Bortolo, Fabian Cancellara, Vlaanderen - Capri Sonne - T Interim

Sat Apr 12, 2014

IcNetwork

Owain Doull edged off podium in big race

Our video montage shows the dramatic difference four months of repair works have made to the seafront ravaged by some of the worst storms in living memory As she prepares to host a brand-new TV series about our musical heritage, Cerys Matthews assures Karen Price that it is far from a staid history lesson.

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Related Topix: Cycling

Velonews

Photo Essay: Paris-Roubaix reconnaissance

Trek Factory Racing passes over the bridge in Warlaing at Brillon where many crashes have taken place because of the extremely narrow passage.

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Related Topix: Stijn Devolder, Discovery Channel, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Luca Paolini, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Fabian Cancellara, Fassa Bortolo, Greg Van Avermaet

Daily Peloton

Paris Roubaix 2014 - Favourites Prepared

Three-times Paris-Roubaix winner Fabian Cancellara is everybody's favourite and can eye several records should he win for a record-equalling four times on the Roubaix velodrome on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Fassa Bortolo, Fabian Cancellara

PezCycling News

Retro Roubaix: Eric Vanderaerden

He scored 139 professional wins, including the Three days of De Panne an amazing five times, Ghent-Wevelgem, The Tour of Flanders and, in 1987, Paris-Roubaix.

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Related Topix: Cycling

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Velonews

Vansummeren will start Paris-Roubaix following harrowing crash

Johan Vansummeren will race Sunday's Paris-Roubaix despite a harrowing collision with a fan during last weekend's Ronde van Vlaanderen .

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Related Topix: Vlaanderen - Capri Sonne - T Interim, Cycling, Tyler Farrar, Health Net Presented by Maxxis

Velonews

Wiggins takes back seat as Sky rallies around Boasson Hagen

Sky will start Sunday's Paris-Roubaix with its star former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins planted firmly in the back seat.

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Related Topix: Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Geraint Thomas, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Vlaanderen - Capri Sonne - T Interim

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