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Tour of Turkey

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It's time again, time for every single cycling fan's guilty pleasure, time for the
Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey *tr *tr *tr
:win :win :win
with perhaps the most exciting/scary looking palmares of all races :win
2014   YATES Adam   
2013   SAYAR Mustafa   
2012   GABROVSKI Ivaïlo   
2011   EFIMKIN Alexander   
2010   VISCONTI Giovanni   
2009   IMPEY Daryl   
2008   GARCIA DAPENA David   
2007   GABR...


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1892 was a special year. It saw the foundation of Liverpool and Newcastle Football Clubs, Abercrombie & Fitch and the General Electric Company[1], the publication of the first Sherlock Holmes stories and the start of construction on the Trans-Sibe
 1. One of these has, arguably, had a significantly greater impact on our lives than the other...

EPZ Omloop van Borsele

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The Omloop van Borsele women's race will have its 15th edition this year. It is held just outside of the small town of Borssele (double S), which is the main city in the municipality of Borsele (1 S.. not a clue why). In the Netherlands, the name of Borsele is mostly connected to its nuclear power plant - the only commercially operated one in the ...

Hidden Motors

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just some guy
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This popped up the other day. No names now this video

not sure it shows much. And a spinning tire would move a bike, but it does seem to get away from Ryder :D

The Womens Hour

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This turned into quite a debate on twitter, to catch up check @festinagirl @_Pigeons and myself.

Some against it saying it doesnt have the prestige, others arguing that with the hype around the hour at the moment it would be an excellent chance of promotion for the womens side of the sport..

the uci records:
46.065 km/h Leontien Zijlaard-Van Moorsel (NED), 1 October 2003
45.094 km/h Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli (FRA), December 2000
44.767 km/h Jeannie Longo-Cipre...

The Hour record

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The Hour record

Ok so we have a fabian thread but news is hoting up, so I thought a Genral thread for all info and if we want we can have individual for those riders who have a go

Rule Changes:

+ they are reverting to one single record which will be based on rules for current track bikes
+ Boardman, Obree's timings etc will be re-instated in the record books along with those of Moser, Indurain and Rominger
+ Bizarrely, the reco...

Astana Doping thread

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The Iglinskiy Family: EPO Positives

Valentin Iglinskiy (ASTANA) has tested positive for EPO in the ENECO Tour.

UCI has put him on the list of people that provisionally suspended:

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[2.2] Joe Martin Stage Race

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Joe Martin Stage Race presented by Nature Valley 23rd April - 26th April

So who was Joe Martin and why does this race bear his name?

The Joe Martin Stage Race began as the Fayetteville Spring Classic in 1978. Joe Martin served as the race director until 1988 when he was stricken with cancer. Upon his death in 1989, the race was renamed in ...

2015 Spring Classics CQ game

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New header (The lower part of this message is the original post to start the discussion: the first part is the headline information)
Teams12 riders, to a budget of 3000 points from the 31 December 2014 download: this spreadsheet at Dropbox might help.
All riders available (except Valverde, who single handedly would put a team over budget), no distinct doper rules...

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