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Who will win the Giro

AG
AG
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The Fight for Pink   

 


Well spring is over for another year - and what a spring it was.  The cobbles delivered this year ... in a way they havent for a few years now.  Can the giro live up to its oft-voted 'Best Grand Tour' reputation?

The Route is set, the field is set, the weather has been ... we...


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Paris-Roubaix

cj2002
cj2002
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For some, it's only a dirt track. For us, it's the gate of hell.

Paris-Roubaix 2016

The season's last big test across the cobbles is just around the corner. Unfortunately, any rider with anything left in their legs after a brutal early season calendar will turn that corner to find 257.5km, of which 52.8km form t...


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Giro d´Italia Big Preview

just some guy
just some guy
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The Giro was first held in 1909, organised by the newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport. That first edition was started by 127 riders, 49 of whom finished. Of those 49 the fastest was Luig
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The 'new' World Ranking

LukasCPH
LukasCPH
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Ever so stealthily, the UCI announced the introduction of a new ranking system for 2016 - on Christmas Eve:
Launch of a new UCI World Ranking
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The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is pleased to announce the launch of a new UCI World Ranking (for men’s professional road cycling, reflecting a similar ranking in place already for women’s professional road cycling).
The UCI World Ranking – individu
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Rio 2016 Qualification

LukasCPH
LukasCPH
Views: 2840 | Comments: 9

The final UCI rankings for the 2015 season have been released.
Naturally, the first thing on my agenda was to update my spreadsheets and calculate the number of places nations qualify for the Rio Olympics.

For starters, here are the qualification rules.

Now it'll get very mathematical, with lots of tables and numbers. Bear with me.
An overview of all qualified nation...


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