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Presidential Tour of Turkey 2019 – stage four results and standings: Caleb Ewan wins in Bursa as Sam Bennett maintains overall lead Australian Caleb Ewan caught Juan Jose Lobato to win stage four of the Presidential Tour of Turkey, while Sam Bennett claimed third to hold onto his race lead.

11 of the best smart home trainers - new generation wireless-enabled turbo trainers give you a huge range of virtual riding options Similarly, we're about to see updates to the CycleOps Hammer and Magnus trainers. For the most part, these new trainers are refinements of existing models, with smoother drive from heavier freewheels, extra built-in capabilities such as cadence sensing or the ability to take a wider variety of dropouts.

VN Archives: The 25 most significant technical developments To celebrate the 25th anniversary of VeloNews, the editors looked back on the 25 best technological advances in the years since the first issue in 1972.

Boom's advice to van Aert and van der Poel: Don't give up 'cross "As a cyclocross racer, you have benefits to race more on the road because you're really explosive." Apart from the obvious physiological benefits that van der Poel has showcased with sprint victories in Dwars door Vlaanderen and Brabantse Pijl, Boom says that blending in cyclocross or even mountain bike races help prevent burnout or boredom.

NICA seeks new leader to grow participation beyond racing NICA expects to hire new president in the next few weeks, someone its leaders hope will broaden the appeal of high-school cycling in a variety of ways.

Patrick Sercu RIP - PezCycling News With sadness we learnt that Patrick Sercu passed away on Friday after recent ill-health at the age of 74. Sercu was firstly a star on the track, winning an Olympic gold medal in the 1964 Tokyo Games. The Belgian also won eighty-three '6 Days' riding with the top road riders of the time.

Banged-up Alaphilippe carries momentum into Ardennes Even though he lost a close sprint to upstart Mathieu van der Poel at Brabantse Pijl, Alaphilippe rolls into Amstel Gold Race with confidence.

Gilbert’s Roubaix win, a new Hour Record: Weekly News Digest It’s okay to admit it - sometimes you’re just too busy to stay up to date on every bit of news from the world of cycling. Need a recap of the week’s biggest happenings? No problem.

USA Cycing names long list for Tour of California national team "The Amgen Tour of California is the biggest race on U.S. soil and we are happy to be able to give the opportunity to some of our up-and-coming riders to compete alongside the best in the world and gain valuable experience," said Jeff Pierce, director of elite athletics, road and track for USA Cycling.

All eyes on van der Poel ahead of Amstel Gold Let's see who is ready to race." Sunday will be the last chance for road cycling fans to see van der Poel in action, at least for the foreseeable future. After Amstel Gold, he will take a break and hop on the fat tires.

Sustrans Scotland achieves threefold increase in number of girls cycling to school A project run by Sustrans Scotland has seen a threefold rise in the number of girls cycling to school in participating schools. Cycling Industry News reports that 7.9 per cent of girls at schools supported by the I Bike programme reported cycling to school in 2018, compared to 2.8 per cent in 2008.

Human rights lawyer concerned that wardens enforcing PSPOs may have incentive to issue as many cycling fines as possible As the number of people fined for cycling in areas covered by Public Spaces Protection Orders continues to rise, a lawyer for human rights charity, Liberty, has expressed concern that wardens may be, "acting with incentives to issue as many fines as possible".

USAC's This Week in American Cycling: Sunny King, Sea Otter, Port Angeles DH Episode 1 of This Week in American Cycling:.

I broke the magic 55km On Tuesday, twenty-seven year old, Victor Campenaerts broke the hour-record covering 55.089km just over 16 seconds per lap after completing 221 laps on the 250-meter track in Aquascalientes, Mexico. "I broke the magic 55km. I was optimistic in the first 30 minutes, but it was important then to set a slower pace.

How to fit and remove pedals Fitting them and removing them is as easy as screwing two things together, but there are some tricks to make the job easier and faster. Here's how. The most important thing you need to know about pedals is that the threads are different between left and right sides.

Founding member of Team Sky Rod Ellingworth will leave to join Bahrain-Merida Founding member of Team Sky Rod Ellingworth will be leaving the British outfit for Bahrain-Merida. Ellingworth, who has been with Sky since their inception in 2010, has been instrumental in the success of many British top-tier riders.

Photo gallery: The best gear of the 2019 Sea Otter Classic, Part Five There was so much to do and see at the Sea Otter Classic this year, and it only confirms that this event is here to stay.

Caleb Ewan edges to victory on Tour of Turkey 2019 stage four Caleb Ewan took a narrow victory on stage four of the Tour of Turkey, unleashing a huge sprint to see off a final kilometre solo attack. The Australian looked to have missed out on the win as Juan José Lobato pulled out a gap in the dying metres of the stage.

Bradley Wiggins predicts Simon Yates will win the Giro and that Britons will take all three Grand Tours Simon Yates for the Giro d'Italia, Chris Froome for the Tour de France and maybe Geraint Thomas for the Vuelta a Espana - those are the three riders Sir Bradley Wiggins predicts will win each of the Grand Tours this year in the latest episode of his Eurosport podcast.

Sun protection for cyclists - how to protect your skin when riding your bike I'm going to sun myself as much as I possibly can." Okay, but if your skin is fair after a long winter it's more likely to get burnt, and loads of people head abroad to ride at this time of year - Mallorca, for example, Italy or the Canary Islands - where temperatures are warmer and you're likely to expose more skin.

Team Ineos set to race for first time earlier than planned Team Sky will race as Team Ineos for the first time at the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland starting on 30 April.

Katie Archibald column: The pursuit of perfection But for much of my career, specifically the big chunk of time leading up to the Rio Olympics, I saw myself not as a professional cyclist but as a professional team pursuiter. Or maybe professional team pursuitist? I've only ever had to think it and grammar doesn't exist in the language of thought.

2019 Sea Otter Gear: Cycling’s Best Kit from Monterey California - PezCycling News Parlee RZ7, Repente Saddle’s Magnet, POC Ventral Air Spin and Ceramic Jersey and CloseTheGap HideMyBell and CoverMyBack Review by Charles Manantan.

Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey 2019: Stage 4 Results - Find out the latest news, stage reports, race scores and expert analysis from the 2019 Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey Stage 4. The world centre of cycling.

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