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  1. Sastre: L'Alpe d'Huez will be a fitting showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Cycling News

    Spain's last winner on the Alpe d'Huez, Carlos Sastre , says he feels that the Tour's last mountainous stage ending on the mythical summit finish "will guarantee a spectacular finale to the race, even though it may not be decisive." Sastre forged his winning move in the 2008 Tour de France when he took off on the lower slopes of the emblematic climb, won the stage, then held off Cadel Evans in the final time trial.

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  2. Cycling Transfers: Top 5 Moves for the 2015 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    With the racing finished for another year, teams are now in the process of finalising their 2015 squads and Peter Sagan's move to Tinkoff-Saxo is the biggest transfer of the year by far. While most transfers are agreed upon in July and August, the winter months still pack plenty of punch when it comes to rider moves.

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  3. Photo Special: Good-Bye Andy SchleckRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PezCycling News

    Photo Special: Earlier this month Andy Schleck said that he would race no more. The younger half of the most successful brother combination in modern cycling would not turn a pedal in anger again due to the knee injury he sustained in the Tour de France.

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  4. Julich part of behind-the-wheel changes at Tinkoff-SaxoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Velonews

    After retiring from racing, Bobby Julich worked with Saxo Bank as a technical director. In 2015, he'll return to the squad, now Tinkoff-Saxo, as a sport director.

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  5. Million-Dollar Cycling Challenge Hits S.B.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Santa Barbara Independent

    After providing an encampment for fund-raising cyclists this week, Santa Barbara will have a section of Cabrillo Boulevard set aside for fun-raising this Saturday. During their seven-day, 620-mile ride down the California coastline, participants in the ninth annual Mazda Foundation Million-Dollar Challenge spent Tuesday night at the Fess Parker Doubletree Resort before heading off to Santa Monica early in the morning.

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  6. News shorts: Mauduit speaks about his Tinkoff-Saxo departureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Cycling News

    Rasmussen to attempt Hour Record, Moolman nominated for award, Italian magistrate to investigate Pantani's failed haematocrit test from 1999 Philippe Mauduit has told French newspaper La Nouvelle Republique that his departure from Tinkoff-Saxo came about because his approach did not chime with that of team owner Oleg Tinkov. Mauduit and Fabrizio Guidi will leave their positions as directeurs sportifs at the end of this year, to be replaced by Sean Yates and Bobby Julich.

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  7. Tinkov accepts Grand Tour challenge is unlikely in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Cycling News

    After two weeks of toting his Grand Tour challenge and taunting his fellow team owners, Oleg Tinkov admits that it is unlikely to happen in 2015. The Tinkoff-Saxo team owner says that an attempt at the illusive Giro-Tour double may be a more realistic goal in the short-term.

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  8. InCycle Video: Which pro rider would you like to be?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Cycling News

    Our colleagues at InCycle asked some of the sport's top riders an interesting question: which other rider in the peloton would you like to be for a day? Hear from Fabian Cancellara , Chris Froome, Cadel Evans, Michal Kwiatkowski , Jens Voigt and Taylor Phinney on whose shoes they'd like to walk in. The responses vary - but most chose a sprinter's shoes to fill.

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  9. Cyclist rides 212 miles to create massive bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Salisbury Journal

    A CYCLIST from Landford has created a massive bicycle on the website Strava by cycling 212 miles in the New Forest and surrounding areas. David Taylor, 60, was inspired to do the route as part of a challenge set out by the bike manufacturer Raleigh in memory of Tommy Godwin, who cycled 205 miles a day for over a year to become the first person to reach 100,000 miles on a bike in 1940.

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  10. Toolbox: Alter Ego TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | PezCycling News

    Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock makes one of the greatest pairings in TV and movie history, polar opposites who constantly butted heads but also perfectly complemented each other. These two personalities are also embodied in bike racers and can be fairly easily identified.

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  11. Tinkoff-Saxo confirms Kilimanjaro team building tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Cycling News

    The Tinkoff-Saxo team has confirmed that its 80 riders and staff will climb the 5895-metre-high Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa as part of team building camp in early November. The trip will see Alberto Contador , Rafal Majka and new signings such as Peter Sagan and Ivan Basso trek for a total of six days, gradually climbing and acclimatizing to the altitude before tackling the summit on November 5. Cyclingnews understands that team owner Oleg Tinkov has covered the 200,000 Euro cost of the trip although the Russian businessman will not attend the camp.

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  12. Student-athlete: Cunego switches teams, enrolls in classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Velonews

    Italian Damiano Cunego is returning to school, changing teams from Lampre-Merida to Vini Fantini-Nippo, and thinking of retirement after years of riding off the mark. "My wife, who studies medicine, encouraged me and the idea grew to return to school," the 2004 Giro d'Italia winner told Italy's Corriere della Sera newspaper.

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  13. News shorts: Kilimanjaro boot camp for Tinkoff-Saxo? Voeckler fined for podium no showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Cycling News

    The Tinkoff-Saxo team could begin its preparation for the 2015 season with a boot camp and team challenge that includes climbing Mount Kilimanjaro -the highest mountain in Africa. According to reports in L'Equipe and Gazzetta dello Sport, the team is planning to travel to Mount Kilimanjaro at the end of October for a weeklong get together, with new signings Peter Sagan, Ivan Basso and Robert Kiserlosvski joining Alberto Contador and the rest of the team.

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  14. Grand Tours challenge 'not a stunt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | BBC News

    Team Tinkoff-Saxo has said it is "very serious" about its proposals to have the world's best four riders compete in the three Grand Tours for a a 1m prize. Grand Tour winners Chris Froome, Vincenzo Nibali and Nairo Quintana have been challenged to take on Tinkoff's Alberto Contador in the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espana.

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  15. More Than 100 Cyclists to Ride 620 Miles Down California Coast in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Business Wire

    The Challenged Athletes Foundation's ninth annual Mazda Foundation Million Dollar Challenge will kick-off Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 leading more than 100 cyclists, including celebrities and professional athletes, and eight athletes with physical challenges on the seven-day, 620-mile ride down the scenic yet demanding California coastline. "However, every year we are told it's the opportunity to ride side-by-side with the challenged athletes that makes it a life-changing event."

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  16. News shorts: Yates and Julich to join Tinkoff-SaxoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Cycling News

    Alberto Contador 's renaissance in 2014 was credited in part to the influence of directeur sportif Steven de Jongh, who had lost his position at Sky after confessing to doping following the enactment of the team's zero tolerance policy at the tail end of 2012. L'quipe reports that two more former members of Sky's management will join Tinkoff-Saxo next season with Bobby Julich and Sean Yates - who have both already worked under manager Bjarne Riis - arriving in place of Philippe Mauduit and Fabrizio Guidi.

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  17. Contador pulls out of Beijing race with injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | The Washington Post

    From left: France's Nacer Bouhanni, reigning World Champion Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski, Colombia's Rigoberto Uran, Italy's Fabio Aru, Spain's Alberto Contador, Italy's Ivan Basso and Colombia's Julian Arredondo pose after the official presentation of the 2015 Giro d'Italia "Tour of Italy" cycling race, in Milan, Italy, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Giro d'Italia officials have unveiled a balanced route for next year's race, which they believe will allow cyclists to compete in the Tour de France as well as the Italian classic.

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  18. Gallery: 2015 Giro d'Italia route presentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Cycling News

    RCS Sport today unveiled the route for the 2015 Giro d'Italia , Milan's Palazzo del Ghiaccio, a former ice rink, with a sea of white lounge chairs in which the race's former and current stars held court. Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso, former champions of the Italian Grand Tour, took to the stage with world champion Michal Kwiatkowski, this year's points jersey winner Nacer Bouhanni, mountains classification winner Julian Arredondo, the retiring former world champion Cadel Evans, Rigoberto Uran and stage winner Fabio Aru during the presentation.

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  19. Giro d'Italia 2015 route: ReactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Cycling News

    The route of the 2015 Giro d'Italia was unveiled in Milan on Monday afternoon, with race director Mauro Vegni describing the course as a balanced one and highlighting RCS Sport's ongoing commitment to cut down on transfers between stages. As usual, the Giro features a generous smattering of summit finishes there are six in total, including three in the final week but the most striking feature of the 2015 corsa rosa is perhaps the length of the lone individual time trial, a tough 59.2km test from Treviso to Valdobbiadene.

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  20. Edmonton cyclist trains for four-day ride with his hero Jens Voigt of Tour de France fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Edmonton Journal

    In my road cycling dreams I am riding in the draft of pro-cyclist Jens Voigt, saving energy until the last possible moment. I stand on the pedals to move around him for the final sprint to the finish line and a I wake up to the reality that such a thing could never happen.

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