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Tour de France 2018 race route unveiled in Paris – video - The Guardian

Tour de France & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 11:55am

The Guardian

Tour de France 2018 race route unveiled in Paris – video
The Guardian
The route for the 2018 Tour de France was presented in Paris on Tuesday with next year's race taking the peloton over the Roubaix cobbles, to the Plateau des Glières on the Grand-Bornand and up the 21 bends of Alpe d'Huez. The 105th edition of the Tour ...

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Oscar Pereiro: Spanish cyclist's bittersweet Tour de France victory - KBZK Bozeman News

Tour de France & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 11:47am

Oscar Pereiro: Spanish cyclist's bittersweet Tour de France victory
KBZK Bozeman News
(CNN) -- As Oscar Pereiro crossed the line for the last time in the 2006 Tour de France, there was no celebration, no adulation from the crowd. He had won Le Tour, except he -- and everybody else -- just didn't know it yet. Instead, the yellow jersey, ...

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Sporting Heroes - Telegraph.co.uk

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 11:34am

Telegraph.co.uk

Sporting Heroes
Telegraph.co.uk
That might sound like an overreaction given the Vuelta is traditionally viewed as a poor cousin of the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia. A grand tour, yes, but an afterthought in cycling's calendar, coming as it now does one month after Le Tour ...

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Oscar Pereiro: Spanish cyclist's bittersweet Tour de France victory - CNN

Tour de France & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 11:33am

Oscar Pereiro: Spanish cyclist's bittersweet Tour de France victory
CNN
READ: Tour de France -- The mystery behind having 'good legs'. "But over time you realize it's not worth it to keep thinking about the past because you can't change it. "So for me, what's important today is being recognized as the winner, the people ...

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Cyclists are 15 times more likely than drivers to be killed on UK roads - but the public debate paints a different story - The Independent

Cycling & Cyclists - Tue Oct 17 2017 11:32am

The Independent

Cyclists are 15 times more likely than drivers to be killed on UK roads - but the public debate paints a different story
The Independent
As a result of a campaign by Ms Briggs' widower, Matt, and with the support of his local MP, the Government has now agreed to reconsider road safety laws for cyclists, with a view to bringing in the offence of dangerous cycling. There is clearly no ...

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Tour de France 2018: Five key stages - VeloNews

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 11:27am

VeloNews

Tour de France 2018: Five key stages
VeloNews
Chris Froome's Team Sky wilted at world team time trial championships in Bergen this September as the 2017 Giro d'Italia winner Dutchman Tom Dumoulin led Sunweb to victory over the 45km route. This test is shorter, but Sky will have to think long and ...

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Tour de France 2018 will suit Froome and the climbers down to the ground - The Guardian

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 11:22am

The Guardian

Tour de France 2018 will suit Froome and the climbers down to the ground
The Guardian
The novelties for 2018 will not discourage Froome, who is not entirely ruling out an attempt on a Grand Tour slam at the Giro d'Italia, although the current mood music points towards him targeting the Tour as his main priority. After all 2018 has a ...

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Five key stages on the 2018 Tour de France - Sport24

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 11:10am

Sport24

Five key stages on the 2018 Tour de France
Sport24
Chris Froome's team Sky wilted at last month's Bergen world team time-trial as the 2017 Giro d'Italia winner Dutchman Tom Dumoulin led Sunweb to victory over the 45km route. This one is shorter, but Sky will have to think long and hard about the make ...

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Chris Froome: Tour de France could be torn to pieces in first week - Cyclingnews.com

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 10:22am

Cyclingnews.com

Chris Froome: Tour de France could be torn to pieces in first week
Cyclingnews.com
As for the rest of the 2018 campaign, Froome kept his cards close to his chest. The Giro d'Italia organisers have virtually dared him to ride, with Mauro Vegni declaring that Froome 'has to win the Giro to write history by winning all three Grand Tours ...

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Defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome could face test from Tom Dumoulin on 2018 route - Los Angeles Times

Tour de France & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 10:20am

Los Angeles Times

Defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome could face test from Tom Dumoulin on 2018 route
Los Angeles Times
Defending champion Chris Froome can expect a stern challenge from Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin in next year's Tour de France. Froome is chasing a record-equaling fifth victory to move level with Belgian great Eddy Merckx, French riders Jacques Anquetil ...

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Froome awarded Velo d'Or as Tour de France 2018 route announced - Team GB

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 10:18am

Team GB

Froome awarded Velo d'Or as Tour de France 2018 route announced
Team GB
Chris Froome has not ruled out mounting a challenge for the Giro d'Italia next season after being awarded the 2017 Velo d'Or for his Tour de France-Vuelta a Espana double success. Presented to the world's best rider, Froome has now won the coveted Velo ...

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UAE-Emirates confirms Aru arrival - VeloNews

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 9:12am

VeloNews

UAE-Emirates confirms Aru arrival
VeloNews
Aru is expected to tackle the Giro in 2018, opening the door for Martin to return to the Tour. Aru's departure from Astana, coupled with the tragic death of Michele Scarponi this year, leaves the Kazakh team short of GC leadership. The squad doesn't ...

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Cycling: Froome faces Dumoulin duel in 2018 Tour route full of surprises - WHTC

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 8:25am

WHTC

Cycling: Froome faces Dumoulin duel in 2018 Tour route full of surprises
WHTC
PARIS (Reuters) - Tom Dumoulin should be Chris Froome's main rival as the Briton targets a record-equaling fifth title in the 2018 Tour de France, the route for which was unveiled on Tuesday. Dutchman Dumoulin won the Giro d'Italia this year before ...

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Ex-Lady Vols star honoring Pat Summitt by cycling 1,098 miles - Knoxville News Sentinel

Cycling & Cyclists - Tue Oct 17 2017 8:06am

Knoxville News Sentinel

Ex-Lady Vols star honoring Pat Summitt by cycling 1,098 miles
Knoxville News Sentinel
A look back through archive photos and videos of legendary coach Pat Summitt, who spent 38 seasons as the head coach of the University of Tennessee Lady ...
Pedal for Pat cyclists begin 1,098-mile journey to Florida to honor ...WBIR-TV
Ex-Lady Vols star honoring Summitt by cycling 1,098 miles - News ...Norwich Bulletin

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Chris Froome wins Velo d'Or for the third time - road.cc

Vuelta Ciclista a España & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 7:02am

road.cc

Chris Froome wins Velo d'Or for the third time
road.cc
Chris Froome has won the Velo d'Or, one of the most prestigious awards in cycling, for the third time. This year saw the Team Sky rider become the first man to follow up victory in the Tour de France by winning the Vuelta since the Spanish race moved ...
Froome wins 2017 Velo d'OrCyclingnews.com

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Tour de France 2018 route revealed - Cyclingnews.com

Tour de France & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 6:51am

Cyclingnews.com

Tour de France 2018 route revealed
Cyclingnews.com
The route of the 2018 Tour de France has been revealed in Paris, with organiser ASO continuing a blend of tradition and innovation as they look to shake up the racing and seemingly make it harder for Team Sky and Chris Froome to dominate yet again.
Tour de France organisers seek to take bikers into new terrainFRANCE 24
Tour de France to visit spectacular Plateau des Glieres in 2018Eurosport.com
VN podcast, ep. 55: Tour de France? Tour de Ambush!VeloNews
Bicycling -ESPN -Telegraph.co.uk
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Former Vuelta a Espana champion Fabio Aru joins UAE Team Emirates on three-year deal - The National (blog)

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 6:39am

The National (blog)

Former Vuelta a Espana champion Fabio Aru joins UAE Team Emirates on three-year deal
The National (blog)
His victory came just months after he finished as the runner-up at the season's first Grand Tour, the Giro d'Italia. Aru joins UAE Team Emirates after six years with Astana Pro Team. “I'm honoured that the UAE Team Emirates management and their ...

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Former Vuelta a Espana champion Fabio Aru joins UAE Team Emirates on three-year deal - The National (blog)

Vuelta Ciclista a España & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 6:39am

The National (blog)

Former Vuelta a Espana champion Fabio Aru joins UAE Team Emirates on three-year deal
The National (blog)
UAE Team Emirates have announced the signing of former Vuelta a Espana champion Fabio Aru on a three-year contract. Aru, 27, is the reigning Italian National Road champion and is regarded as one of the finest climbers in world cycling. His biggest ...
Ex-Vuelta champ joins Team UAEArab News
Fabio Aru signs for UAE Team EmiratesCyclingnews.com

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Chris Froome given Velo d'Or award for best rider of the year after winning Tour/Vuelta double - Cycling Weekly

Vuelta Ciclista a España & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 6:27am

Cycling Weekly

Chris Froome given Velo d'Or award for best rider of the year after winning Tour/Vuelta double
Cycling Weekly
Four weeks later and Froome was on the start line of the Vuelta a España, where he managed to hold the red jersey all the way from stage three to Madrid, picking up two stage wins and the points classification as he won by more than two minutes over ...
Froome wins 2017 Velo d'OrCyclingnews.com

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Cycling-Froome faces Dumoulin duel in 2018 Tour route full of surprises - Eurosport.com ASIA

Giro d'Italia & More - Tue Oct 17 2017 5:59am

Cycling-Froome faces Dumoulin duel in 2018 Tour route full of surprises
Eurosport.com ASIA
Dutchman Dumoulin won the Giro d'Italia this year before Froome claimed a fourth Tour triumph, both relying mainly on their time-trialling qualities. Next year's Tour will feature a 35km team time trial in Cholet and could be decided in a hilly 31km ...

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