RockShox announced today that it will be an official event partner with the 2017 UCI World Mountain Bike Championships, which is being held in Cairns, Australia.
Located within a cluster of tropical islands that attract visitors the world over, the race will take athletes on a truly Malaysian cultural journey through tropical, hilly and demanding terrain passing traditional kampungs (villages), mangrove clusters and rainforest vistas.
Although 29 finishes on the Tour de France have taken place on the Alpe d'Huez since 1952, the Critérium du Dauphiné has only stopped off once, in 2010 (when Alberto Contador triumphed).
The thrilling final stage of arguably the most exciting Giro d’Italia in living memory saw Nairo Quintana (fi’zi:k Antares 00 saddle and Movistar) finish second on GC behind Tom Dumoulin, who became the first Dutch rider to win one of the most prestigious races in cycling.
The 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia, carrying the tagline “Amore Infinito” (endless love), crowned a Dutchman for the first time ever as Tom Dumoulin outclassed Nairo Quintana, Vincenzo Nibali and Thibaut Pinot who ended up ranked in that order after the thrilling individual time trial from Monza to Milan.
The Italian rider Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain – Merida) won the 222km Rovetta-Bormio, 16th stage – the Queen Stage – of the 100th Giro d’Italia. Mikel Landa Meana (Team Sky) and Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) finished second and third.
The top GC riders challenge themselves until the very end. The Luxembourger wins a selected sprint in Bergamo.
After cycling for seven days and 583 miles across California, Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s George Bennett (NZL) claimed the 2017 Amgen Tour of California race championship today in Pasadena with an overall time of 22 hours, 54 minutes and 38 seconds at America’s largest professional cycling stage race.
It was an uphill battle – literally – for the race lead at today’s Amgen Tour of California, with Cannondale-Drapac Pro Cycling Team’s 2015 Time Trial National Champion Andrew Talansky taking his first career California stage win
It has been an amazing weekend in Lourdes for the first round of the UCI World Cup. The first few days in Lourdes were very cold and some snow was seen at the top of the track on Wednesday. The track was dry though which we were very happy about.