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Le Tour du Haut-Var

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OK, why a race thread on the Tour du Haut-Var? Let's just call it personal preference  :D I have been cycling in this area 3 times and I am going back in mid May if things go according to schedule. Apart from that it is just another small stage race in the French cup, I admit - even if it is one frequently used as warm up by somewhat francophile pros.

Here's an overview map showing all the stages


[2.1] Tour Colombia 2.1

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Tour Colombia 2.1 12th - 17th February

Etapa 1: Medellín TTT (14 km)

Etapa 2: La Ceja – La Ceja (150.5 km)

Etapa 3: Circuito en Llanogrande (167.6 km)

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Tougher race for the elite women

Just like in 2018, all participants (men and women) will be presented in 't Kuipke during the team presentation. Afterwards, both races will take off at the same location. The start of the elite women's race is scheduled 10 minutes after the elite men's race.

Tour de France 2018: The Jersey Contenders

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#green Classement par points

The points classification of the Tour de France has a long history, going back to 1905 when the decision was made to determine the winner of the yellow jersey by points instead of a time system. And although it was changed back in 1912 the points system was reintroduced in 1953 to celebrate the 50th birthda...

Tour de France 2018 General News

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This is the thread for all the latest news on the 2018 Tour de France.

Stage 1, July 7: Noirmoutier-en-l’Ile – Fontenay-le-Comte, 189km
Stage 2, July 8: Mouilleron-Saint-Germain – La Roche-sur-Yon, 183km
Stage 3, July 9: Cholet – Cholet (TTT), 35km
Stage 4, July 10: La Baule – Sarzeau, 192km
Stage 5, July 11: Lorient – Quimper, 203km
Stage 6, Jul...

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...

Tao Geoghegan Hart Q & A

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Our 2016 Q&A with Tao ...

Tao Geoghegan Hart Q & A
Rarely will you find a developing rider more in demand than Tao Geoghegan Hart. Be it sponsor representation, photo or video shoots, magazine columns or even book deals, it is plainly clear why the Hackney-born Londoner feels himself pulled so many directions when he is off his Specialized bicycle. Now in his third year with the A...

Kirill Pozdnyakov blog

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Welcome to something new on Velorooms – a blog from a pro rider, exclusive to our website! We are happy to present Kirill Pozdnyakov of the Synergy Baku Cycling Project. Kirill will write his blog every few weeks or so, and give us an insight into life and racing on the Continental level. Please feel free to comment and ask questions!

Kirill is a 27-year-old Russian now living in Gent, Belgi...

2019 Spring Classics CQ Game

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Two sunny days in a row, so we must be getting near to the northern European spring, and closer to this game.

You need:-
* to name 12 riders (male) who had a total between them of not more than 3000 CQ points earned in 2018;
* to send me this list by PM, here or at CN, with the riders names in CQ format;
* to do this before the start of the Omloop Het Nieuwsblat Men's race on Saturday 2nd March;
* to hope that your selected dozen do well in the Europ...

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