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Astana start Giro with only eight riders
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Astana start Giro with only eight riders

To honor of the memory of Italian rider Michele Scarponi, the Astana Pro Cycling Team have announced to they will ride the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia with 8 riders instead of 9.

Around five thousands mourners attended the funeral of cyclist Michele Scarponi in his home town of Filottrano recently.

Valverde donated his Liege-Bastogne-Liege prize money to the Scarponi family.

 
Frankie Andreu MC at Georgia Gran Fondo
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Frankie Andreu back as MC at Georgia Gran Fondo

The 2017 edition starts and finishes in downtown Helen under the shadow of the mountains made famous by the Tour de Georgia on May 7th.

Riders benefit from fully stocked aid stations and SAG support to keep them going and a Post-Race Food & Beverage Festival for a fun recovery.

Come experience one the best Gran Fondos the U.S has to offer: timed sections, individual and team prizes and three routes of 100, 60 and 25 miles for all abilities.

 
Porte and Yates drop Froome on Stage 4 at Romandie
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Porte and Yates drop Froome on Stage 4 at Romandie

Simon Yates went on the attack on the penultimate climb and Richie Porte followed. 

Chris Froome was unable to respond and was dropped by the duo.

Chris Froome finished 1m 15s down on Yates and now sits in 33rd place overall, over 1m and 36 seconds down.

 

 
Axeon Hagens Berman Mourns Chad Young
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Axeon Hagens Berman Mourns Chad Young

Chad Young did not survive his crash last Sunday on the Tour of the Gila.

The 21-year-old from Newmarket, New Hampshire, suffered severe head injuries in a high-speed mountain descent and was life-flighted to a hospital in Tucson, Arizona. He was initially listed in stable condition with severe facial lacerations, although on Tuesday, Young’s team announced that he was in critical condition.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Chad's family and friends, during this devastating and difficult time.

 
Register Now for The 2017 Assaults
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Register Now for The 2017 Assaults

Taking place on May 15th, the Assaults is one of the most intense, premier cycling experiences in the Southeast. It draws a group of nearly 900 cyclists from around the world each year.

The Assault on Mt. Mitchell is a 102 mile from downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina, along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, to the summit at Mt. Mitchell State Park in North Carolina and the Assault on Marion is a 74 mile ride and just as enjoyable and engaging with rolling hills, multiple climbs, and compelling North Carolina scenery.

Click here for more information and how to register.

 
Tejay Van Garderen and Rohan Dennis to lead BMC Racing at 100th Giro d’Italia
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Tejay Van Garderen and Rohan Dennis to lead BMC Racing at 100th Giro d Italia

Tejay van Garderen and Rohan Dennis will make their Giro d’Italia debut when they line up next week as BMC Racing Team’s leaders at the 100th edition of the race.

Van Garderen, who is the team’s primary leader, will join forces with Dennis, who is there to test his Grand Tour General Classification abilities.

Dennis has his sights set on a gradual Grand Tour development that starts next week in Italy.

 
Exclusive: The Nairo Quintana Giro d'Italia Interview
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Exclusive: The Nairo Quintana Giro d Italia Interview

Exclusive interview with Colombian climber Nairo Quintana, who insists he's in good shape to tackle a Tour de France-Giro d'Italia double this year.

The last rider to win both the Tour and Giro in the same year was the late Italian Marco Pantani in 1998.and when two-time Tour winner Alberto Contador tried to achieve the feat two years ago, he managed fifth in the Tour after winning the Giro.

Quintana discusses his season so far, his approach to training, the course of the 100th edition and of course his main rivals and the key stages.

 
Felline retains lead in brutal Romandie Conditions
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Felline retains lead in brutal Romandie Conditions

Miserable winter-like conditions plagued the peloton for stage two at the Tour de Romandie resulting in a frozen peloton zapped of impetus to catch the last remnants of the day's breakaway.

While Stefan Küng (BMC) won a two-up battle for the stage honors, Fabio Felline arrived with the bunch 20 seconds later and sprinted to 6th place.

After a race of cohesive teamwork in atrocious weather, Trek-Segafredo successfully defended yellow for another day.

 
Bookwalter heads up BMC Racing´s Tour de Yorkshire team
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Bookwalter heads up BMC Racings Tour de Yorkshire team

BMC Racing Team will take six riders to the start line of the Tour de Yorkshire, beginning this Friday, 28 April.

The three-day race presents multiple opportunities for BMC Racing Team’s riders.

Bookwalter is looking forward to making his Tour de Yorkshire debut, relishing the chance to race in Great Britain with some of the most passionate fans and a course that can produce unpredictable racing

 
Thousands pay their respects to Scarponi
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Thousands pay their respects to Scarponi

Around five thousands mourners attended the funeral of cyclist Michele Scarponi in his home town of Filottrano on Tuesday.

The 37-year-old was killed when he was hit by a van close to his home during a training ride on Saturday, just days after he had finished fourth overall in the Tour of the Alps.

Members of Scarponi's Astana team, led by Fabio Aru, were joined by others including former team-mate Vincenzo Nibali and world champion Peter Sagan at his funeral.

 
Offredo releases details of attack
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Yoann Offredo releases details of motoring attack

Attacked by a car and it occupants during a training session in Chevreuse Valley, south west of Paris, the cyclist recounts the shocking events.

The riders were hit by a car then beaten and stabbed by the occupants as they immobilized the car and desperately called the police.

Offredo suffered a broken nose, badly bruised ribs and cuts to his arms and hands..