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A day in the Belgian trenches with the U.S. Women’s National Team

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Because Flanders is not just a race: the man steps back and unrolls a cloth pencil case, revealing a long parade of eye-liner pencils. He takes out one, then another and comes back to Armstrong and offers them to her. He then insists that she take three more. Even though she now possesses five eyeliner pencils, all in shades of green, Armstrong is touched. She poses for a photo with the man.

The Art of Ride

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OK, I know we don't really cover MTB (PFP excepted), but this is such a great photo.

Trofeo Vannucci race highlights in VIDEO

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Here's half an hour of video from Sunday's Trofeo Alberto Vannucci in Vaiano. If you just want to cut to the results then they are inside the Ronde van Drenthe results thread

racing the men often results in even harder racing, as the men’s ego’s often mean they don’t want...

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racing the men often results in even harder racing, as the men’s ego’s often mean they don’t want to see a woman beating them. Moves they might have let go, they don’t, if they see a woman in it or chasing it down.

Ash Moolman on playing psychological games
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Team Fashion Parade - Lotto Belisol

Is that a scarf I spy. And has anyone else ever done team issue black shiny shoes? Lots more to enjoy in this gallery

You're never too young for 'cross

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Velotekiero carry out a cute interview with an even cuter photo of 12 year old Meyrine Gamand.

Yes

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So you want the question too? Women cycling sponsorship seem to be short lived, could we expect to see your name affiliated with women’s cycling all the way through Rio 2016? Exergy CEO James Carkulis interviewed by the Daily Peloton. And here's the team kit - needs more monkey

New kit spot - the return of THE FOOT

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For reasons best known to themselves, a girls team in Asti and sponsored by Footon and Servetto has, rather than design their jersey anew, come to an agreement with Mauro Gianetti to use the version his Pro Tour team rode in back in 2010. Because, because, because, because, because, because, because.

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Rotterdam 6 Days preview video

Because like it starts tomorrow. So go here to see what's coming then bookmark that page because it will turn in to a live stream tomorrow. That's right, a live stream complete with four different...

Emma Pooley and friends to AA Drink - And it's about time too

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Emma Pooley and friends to AA Drink - bet you thought that it would never happen

Vos was gridded first. At that point my stomach did a bit of a flip. I couldn’t believe I was...

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Vos was gridded first. At that point my stomach did a bit of a flip. I couldn’t believe I was lining up in the same race as Marianne Vos!

Via velouk.net

Win a lifesize* model of Lizzie Armitstead

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* If she were a marmotte. A very small one. Very, very small. OK it's just a Scalextric velodrome set. And it probably sucks if you draw the outside lane.

Professor of the Grande Boucle - is this a cool job or what

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Just a little evidence that life as a professional cyclist ain't necessarily a dead end.

Trophee d'Or highlights

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Trophee d'Or highlights

Gianni Savio facing four year ban

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I'm shocked I tell you, shocked. CONI, the Italian anti-doping authorities have asked that Gianni Savio, manager of Androni etc., be given a four year ban as a result of information they've been given by the prosecutor of Massa. Is this a completely new doping inquiry?

So you want to ride in Europe? Can you cope with AIS camp?

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Six scholarships for 2012 on offer. Sixteen started; four finished.

Egon van Kessel not going back to Garmin-Cervelo women's team

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Here's a link to the translated version. And the story concludes worryingly: According to him there is great unrest in the women's team Garmin-Cervélo. The fact is that some riders looking for shelter elsewhere.

Muur van Geraardsbergen in E3 Prijs Harelbeke

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'cos we don't need any sub-titles [Chris here] and because there aren't a lot more details available.

Women’s Transfer News – Gissa Job Special

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Women’s Transfer News – Gissa Job Special - You wait ages for a new team then six come along at once.

Daniel Teklehaymanot wins the African Conti TT (Video)

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Here's his individual TT win and here's a page with half an hour of the team TT. No sign of the women or the road race yet, but if you keep checking ...

Ash Mooman blogs (and wins) the African Contis in Eritrea

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Check out too her twitter plus those of teammates Cherise Taylor and Joanna Van De Winkel for some great photos. And not a pony in sight.

Women's European CX champs from Lucca

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Championnat d'Europe cyclo-cross 2011 from Petitesreines on Vimeo.

Women's European CX champs from Lucca

Noosa Subaru GP - Nicooe Cooke strikes for the Honda Dream Team

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Noosa Subaru GP - Nicooe Cooke strikes for the Honda Dream Team

Women's Transfer News Summary

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Transfer news from the women's peloton - a quick summary

Allez Christel - Watch half an hour of Christel Ferrier Bruneau preparing for the cyclocross...

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Allez Christel! from Petitesreines on Vimeo.

Allez Christel - Watch half an hour of Christel Ferrier Bruneau preparing for the cyclocross season. It's about far more than the bike.

Here's some video from the final race in the Lotto Cycling Cup at Breendonk

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Here's some video from the final race in the Lotto Cycling Cup at Breendonk

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Giro di Toscana - now with video

Giro di Toscana Memoria Michaela Fanini - now with video. Because not all women's racing is the Worlds

Floyd Landis on (Double Secret) Probation

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I guess it's time to stop evading responsibility.

Giro di Toscana Stage 1 video

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OK it's only a team time trial which doesn't make for the most thrilling viewing, but the other stages are due to appear there at some point. But where else other than Italy do you still see people riding convertibles seven to a car and sitting on the trunk.

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