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  • adieu-thibaut-pinot

    Adieu, Thibaut Pinot!

    For many French cycling fans, and likely for many fans around the world, the highlight of the 2023 Tour de France took place on the slopes of the penultimate climb of stage 20, the Col du Petit Ballon, when Frenchman Thibaut Pinot rode past with…

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    Bold Solo Ride Gives Pogačar Third Il Lombardia Win in a Row

    Slovenian superstar Tadej Pogačar won the year’s final Monument race, the Il Lombardia, for the third year in a row when he made a signature solo breakaway of nearly 30 km and was never threatened by a tired pursuing group, which included his Slovenian compatriot…

  • what-makes-a-monument-a-monument

    What Makes a Monument a Monument?

    When I’m not out riding my bike, I love watching pro cycling. Don’t you? Today’s paid streaming services make it easy for fans to follow all the racing action and stay up-to-date with the latest results. I’ve never watched so much racing in my life.…

  • can-remco-evenepoel-stay-the-course

    Can Remco Evenepoel Stay the Course?

    When you think of countries that are cycling powerhouses, which ones come to mind first? I bet Belgium made the list. And that’s thanks to the country’s deep roots in the sport and its long list of past and present cycling superstars like Eddy Merckx,…

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    Alejandro Valverde’s Career Comes to a Close

    Alejandro Valverde of Team Movistar is one of the most iconic, successful, and well-respected professional cyclists of our time. After 20 years in the pro peloton and with 134 victories to his name, ’El Bala’ (The Bullet) crossed the finish line as a pro for…