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Thüringen Rundfahrt

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Internationale Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen 2014
In the initial list of 13 teams athletes from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Germany, France, Great Britain, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States are listed. Favored for the tour victory is the current world number one Elizabeth Armitst...


The 2014 Sibiu Tour

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Its finally here, after 12 months of waiting, once more Velorooms welcomes the Sibiu Tour. Adopted in 2012 as our favourite race, this year see's the fourth running of the race, and for the first time Velorooms will be in attendance at the race bringing you live, on the ground coverage of every day of racing.

The 2014 edition will be the longest edition so far with 530km spread over 5 stages, and 4 days, including two mountain top finishes, a cobbled prologue, a team time trial, and a...


Tour de France '14 CQ game

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And here we go again:

Rules
Team of exactly nine riders. Teams with fewer riders will be filled out with cheapest riders available (if two or more riders are the joint cheapest, the rider whose name comes first alphabetically shall be used). If quota of nine cannot be reached in this manner (eg, 8 riders totalling exactly 4000, no free riders starting race) team will be disqualified.

Riders selected who do not start the Tour, or w...


Q&A Jonathan Vaughters

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Q&A Session:
Jonathan Vaughters, Garmin-Sharp boss


21 July (Second Rest Day)

Yes, folks! Velorooms has somehow cajoled and convinced one of pro cycling's most colourful characters to do a Q&A Session.

Jonathan Vaughters, top dog at Garmin-Sharp, former guard dog of the peloton and hot dog in a smoking jacket will be joining us on the To...


The BIG Tour Quiz

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Its new, its exciting, a chance to test your knowledge of the Tour de France with other cycling fans, Its...

THE BIG TOUR QUIZ

Velorooms unveils its new quiz section with a quiz dedicated to the Tour de France. Prior to the race there will be a number of Quizzes  added, and then during the Tour a new quiz will be added every day, giving a total of 30 quizzes, 10 questions each, a grand total of 300 questions t...


The American "Wheelmen"

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Wandering the web yesterday evening, and more specifically the Open Library I came across publications by the "American League of Wheelmen", the first American Cycle Touring group, that started in the late 1800's and still survives today to some extent, as the League of American Cyclists. They also acted as the governing body for Cycling in America till the turn of the 20th century.

Throught the late 1800's they were th...


Who will win le Tour?

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Chris Froome

Who will bring home le maillot jaune? I think we can all agree that there are two massive favorites: Chris Froome and Alberto Contador. It seems likely we'll see a big battle between those two, but perhaps someone else will take the win. When two dogs fight over a bone.....

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Asking the right questions

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No pictures in this OP, I'm afraid, and perhaps some sustained reading effort will be required, followed by a brief but thoughtful post rather than a quick "Like". You have been warned. Now let us think...

As the Tour de France approaches and sometimes rabid scepticism reigns among fans, the recent Inhalergate story - Froome's hurried TUE - underlines the problems facing our sport in regaining lost credibility.

Our esteemed JSG seemed to have put a finger on the zeitgeist t...


Whats new

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Update 4th April
Today we finally launch our new look homepage. The basic structure stays the same but we now can feature our top topics and articles in an easy to view format. Colour coded and categorised by Races, Discussion, News as well as site news, Archive articles and Games. Creating a welcoming homepage to regular visitors as well as new members and guests.

Welcome to the new look Velorooms. While the look may appear drastic at first, the site is largely the same b...


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