In hot and dusty conditions in the tropical setting of Cairns, Australia, ONZA Tire’s ERA rider Aaron Gwin finished 3rd in the UCI World Downhill Championships, taking home his first career UCI medal
The Team Sky rider, winner of the last Tour de France, got into the highest step of La Vuelta 2017 podium and rose his arms before thousands of fans in Plaza de Cibeles in Madrid, who came to witness La Vuelta last stage after three weeks of intense competition.
Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) claimed a second stage victory at La Vuelta 2017, on Sunday atop the alto Hoya de la Mora.
Already leader of La Vuelta 2017, Chris Froome (Team Sky) made the most of stage 9's steep finish to claim the victory at La Cumbre del Sol. The British winner of the Tour de France won ahead of Esteban Chaves (Orica-Scott), who now trails by 36” on GC, and Michael Woods (Cannondale-Drapac).
Attacks all day long offered an impressive showdown on stage 6 of La Vuelta Thursday on the way to Sagunt. Tomasz Marczynski (Lotto Soudal) dominated the last survivors of a 37 man breakaway to snatch the win just ahead of a group of favourites set on fire by Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo).
Quick-Step Floors dominated stage 2 of the 72nd La Vuelta through the wind. Yves Lampaert found an opening in the final kilometre to the finish line set at Gruissan. He snatched the victory just ahead of the sprinters… led by his teammate Matteo Trentin ahead of Adam Blythe (Aqua Blue Sport).
The 2016 Queen of Crankworx, Jill Kintner, continues her domination with another epic performance at the Fox Air DH at Crankworx Whistler.
Ready to tackle La Vuelta for the fourth time (two stage victories in 2013, 8th in 2014, abandon due to illness on the 3rd stage in 2016), Warren Barguil (Team Sunweb) shared his views for the upcoming three weeks
Whistler is no stranger to mountain biking heroes and another was born today when hometown hero Jesse Melamed won round seven of the Enduro World Series, the Crankworx Open Enduro presented by Specialized.
The 2016 attendance record is broken for the 9th edition of Pearl Izumi 24 Hours Cycling of Le Mans! 2166 riders will rush on the Le Mans circuit on 26th of August, divided in 500 teams coming from 15 different nations.