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Stoker needed for LEJOG record attempt

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A tandem cyclist is looking for a partner to help him complete LEJOG in world record time. Dominic Irvine from Hampshire attempted the 842-mile trip last year, but he and his partner Ian Rodd missed out on the top time of two days, two hours, 14 minutes and 25 seconds – due to bad weather. The 45 year old told ... Read More »

Teenage cyclist in critical condition after collision

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Nottinghamshire police are appealing for witnesses after a 14 year old boy was critically injured. The incident happened near Cauldwell Wood on the A617 in Sutton-in-Ashfield just before 1.30pm today (Saturday 13 April 2013) when a Honda Jazz collided with the teenager. He was air-lifted to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre with life-threatening injuries. The 72-year-old car driver was shaken but ... Read More »

Italian Cycling Shows Merge.

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After a long running battle between the two largest Italian bicycle shows an agreement has been reached to put on a single large-scale exhibition event. PadovaFiere and Confindustria ANCMA (Confederation of Italian Industry–National Association of Cycles, Motorcycles and Accessories) have agreed that ExpoBici in Padova will become the unified show. “The collaborative agreement with Confindustria ANCMA is a great step ... Read More »

Ullrich Will Not Admit to Doping

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During the ‘doping years’ of the late 90′s and early 00′s there was no bigger rivalry in cycling than that of Jan Ullrich and Lance Armstrong. However following Armstrong’s recent admission to doping, Ullrich insists that he will not follow suit and make a public confession.  Armstrong was banned from taking part in any competitive sport for life, and all ... Read More »

The reactions to the admission

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The cycling community exploded with reactions to Lance Armstrong’s admission last night. The former 7 time Tour de France winner admitted doping throughout all 7 of his wins by using EPO and blood doping. Reactions have been mixed, with some using very harsh words against American, while others are not so hard against Armstrong, and believe it is a step ... Read More »

Andrea Sandrino Carrea Passes Away

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Andrea Sandrino Carrea, born in Gavi Ligure in 1924, the last of the “angeli di Coppi” has passed away. He was a professional from 1948 to 1958 and for much of that time rode as a domestique for Fausto Coppi. “He was a gregario par excellence,” said the journalist Jean-Luc Gatellier. “The incarnation of personal disinterest… showing to perfection the ... Read More »

UCI Open Doping Hotline

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With all the recent drama over Lance Armstrong, the UCI have been frantically trying to find a new solution t o combat doping in cycling. Their latest idea is to start up an anti-doping hotline. Every single elite cyclist now has the opportunity to talk about anything doping related, directly with the UCI. It can either be done anonymously or ... Read More »

Surviving Tour de France finishers to be invited to final stage in 2013

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As the Tour de France marks its 100th edition, the race organisers ASO are inviting every rider who has ever finished a complete Tour to attend the final stage on the Champs-Élysées in 2013. Out of the the 8,339 riders who have finished the Tour, 2,060 are alive today. L’Équipe reports that they are hoping atleast a quarter of them will be ... Read More »

Win a BMC GF01 + Spring Classics Tour

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The Swiss team, BMC, are offering the chance to win a trip to see either the Tour of Flanders or Paris-Roubaix. If you win, you will also receive a BMC GranFondo GF01 with Ultegra Di2 (retails at £4,000) and an entry to the amateur races. The competiton ends on March 4th 2013, and you can enter here. Below is the ... Read More »

Bianchi open cafe in Tokyo

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Bianchi have opened their second “Bianchi Café & Cycles”. The new location is in Tokyo, after the first Cafe opened in the capital of Sweden, Stockholm, in May 2011. Located in the Jiyugaoka shopping area the two-story store has a complete line of Bianchi bicycles on display on the first floor, and along the staircase leading to the second floor. The ... Read More »

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