Carapaz solos to Giro Stage 14 win and overall lead

Carapaz solos to Giro Stage 14 win and overall lead

Richard Carapaz escaped up the colle San Carlo to take his second stage victory in the Giro d'Italia 2019, ahead of Simon Yates and Vincenzo Nibali.

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Nibali calls truce with Roglic in fight for Giro title

Nibali calls truce with Roglic in fight for Giro title

"He rode well, he worked with us, unlike the previous days and that's good, we're all playing it in the same way," said Nibali, having accused Roglic of racing negatively the day before. Read the full article at Nibali calls truce with Roglic in fight for Giro title on VeloNews.com .

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Giro Stage 15 Preview: Giro di Lombardia

Stage 15: Ivrea to Como (232 kilometers) Many race organizers throw mini-versions of classic races into their stage races-- most notably recently with the ASO including mini-Roubaixs in the Tour. Earlier this race, there was even a stage that resembled a mini-Milano-Sanremo, though on the opposite coast of Italy. Well, this stage is that, but cranked up to 11-- otherwise known as going the full Vegni-- transposing the full Il Lombardia into a Giro stage-- length and climbs and all. In fact, the last 60+ kilometers of the stage follow the route of last year’s Il Lombardia almost exactly. Here’s the profile of stage 15 and the profile of last year’s Il Lombardia: Stage 15 profile 2018 Il Lombardia profile Let’s try to spot the differences. Stage 15 is 9 kilometers shorter at 232 kilometers to the Lombardia’s 241 kilometers (don’t totally believe the above profile for Stage 15, which ...

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Risk of avalanche, icy roads forces Giro to remove Gavia climb

Risk of avalanche, icy roads forces Giro to remove Gavia climb

A risk of avalanches and icy roads has forced organizers to remove the Gavia from this year's Giro. Read the full article at Risk of avalanche, icy roads forces Giro to remove Gavia climb on VeloNews.com .

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Roglic now faces different kind of pink jersey

Roglic now faces different kind of pink jersey

With Carapaz backed by the powerful and experienced Movistar team, things suddenly have become more complicated for Roglic. Read the full article at Roglic now faces different kind of pink jersey on VeloNews.com .

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Carapaz pickpockets the pink jersey in daring raid

Carapaz pickpockets the pink jersey in daring raid

After a slow start to this year's Giro, Movistar capitalizes on Roglic and Nibali's deadlock, moving Carapaz into pink and Landa back into striking distance. Read the full article at Carapaz pickpockets the pink jersey in daring raid on VeloNews.com .

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Manzana Postobón exits cycling following scandals

Manzana Postobón exits cycling following scandals

Colombian team, which committed to instill a clean culture, to stop racing immediately following pair of doping cases. Read the full article at Manzana Postobón exits cycling following scandals on VeloNews.com .

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Carapaz in pink, and the favourites reshuffle: Giro d’Italia, stage 14

Supported by COURMAYEUR, Italy (AFP) – Movistar’s Ecuadorian climber Richard Carapaz shot to the top of the Giro d’Italia overall standings on Saturday when he soloed to victory at the stage 14 summit finish. The 25-year-old edged ahead of Primoz Roglic in the standings after breaking from the chief contenders on the Giro’s toughest hill yet, while … The post Carapaz in pink, and the favourites reshuffle: Giro d’Italia, stage 14 appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Richard Carapaz takes the stage and the pink jersey in Courmayeur

Richard Carapaz takes the stage and the pink jersey in Courmayeur

Stage 14 sees more GC reshuffles as Polanc cracks, Yates rallies, and the remaining major favorites hit a stalemate. Read the full article at Richard Carapaz takes the stage and the pink jersey in Courmayeur on VeloNews.com .

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Giro d'Italia Stage 14: Movistar's Richard Carapaz wins and takes race lead

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Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott second on stage after battling to rejoin main contenders

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Uber launches e-bike hire scheme in Islington

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“No bike can overcome the barriers present in Islington's traffic dominated streets,” says Green Party

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Uber to launch e-bike hire scheme in Islington

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“No bike can overcome the barriers present in Islington's traffic dominated streets,” says Green Party

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Giro d'Italia Stage 14: Carapaz wins again to take over pink jersey

Giro d'Italia Stage 14: Carapaz wins again to take over pink jersey

Martin James 25 May 2019 Movistar make the numbers game count as key rivals trip over themselves Movistar's Richard Carapaz took his second win of the 2019 Giro d'Italia, conquering a mountainous Stage 14 to cross the line alone and take over the race leader's pink jersey for his troubles. Carapaz attacked on the penultimate climb of the day and made the most of his advantage as those behind started watching each other. Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) Finally the Giro d'Italia has arrived in its favourite playground - the mountains. After taking on the Colle del Nivolet yesterday, today had five more climbs on the menu. The pick of them was the first-category climb to Verrogne near the halfway mark of the 131km stage, followed by the feared Colle San Carlo, a 10.5km brute averaging nearly 10% and with several ramps at considerably more. Coming 25km from the end, with only ...

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Douchebags The Savage Bike Bag

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Simple to use and very secure, but not the easiest to cart around 8/10

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Riders, staff unemployed as Colombian Pro Continental team closes with immediate effect following doping cases

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Team has previously been home to the likes of Nairo Quintana, Esteban Chaves and Sergio Henao

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CyclingTips on the road: Behind the scenes at the Giro’s first big mountain stage

Here we go people, the first of a few vids from the Giro. Watch by clicking play above. Now that the race has hit the mountains, we decided that it was about time Caley, our editor-in-chief, and Dave, our roving European reporter, hit the ground. Episode one sees the guys tackle the usual grand tour … The post CyclingTips on the road: Behind the scenes at the Giro’s first big mountain stage appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Top 10 cycling stories you might have missed this week

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The pick of the bunch from another action-packed week on two wheels…

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The best cycling films on Netflix, Sky Cinema and Amazon Prime Video

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From docs to dramas to adventure epics, here's a selection of bike-related films that are well worth a watch...

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More Scottish pupils cycling to school than ever before

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Active travel to school at an all-time low however

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Number of pupils cycling to school in Scotland hits a new high

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Active travel to school at an all-time low however

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