Bradley Wiggins Top Tip? Get a Cyclefit!

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A Woman Dies While Cycling On A London Street

There has been a fourth accident where a woman died on the London road. A female cyclist has met with a fatal accident when she collided with a truck at Victoria.

The woman was within 30years of age and was said to be spot dead at Victoria Street after she was crushed under the truck at around 8 in the morning. In order to investigate the accident, the police have made a tent compassing the Gordon Plant Hire lorry

A person from the Met reported that the police were informed of the accident at 7:59 a.m. that there has been a crashing at the Victoria Street which is very close to the Victoria palace. The person said that immediately the London Ambulance service and officers as well as the Fire Brigade of London reached the spot but the woman was found to be unresponsive. She was then declared dead at the spot. The enquiries are said to be going on. Read more »

Ligabue – Ho messo via (Giro D’Italia)

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Vincenzo Nibali Will Not Quit Astana

Vincenzo Nibali said that he will not leave Astana after five of its members were found to be guilty of using prohibited substances. He said that his technical staffs are in the team and also he said that the team consists of good people and unity is also there in the team.

Nibali became the winner of this year’s Tour de France in the month of July. After he won the Tour, five doping cases against Astana team members were reported. Maxim Iglinsky and Valentin Iglinsky of the Astana World Tour team were found guilty of doping and also Victor Okishev, Ilya Davidenok and Artur Fedosseyev, all three of them belonging to the third division Astana Continental team, have been found guilty of doping. Read more »

Racing Legends: Colin Mcrae

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Top Riding Teams Join Up For Super Squad Velon

The entire cycling world is all set to witness a never-before revolutionary phenomenon- top 11 cycling teams from all across the globe have joined hands to form super squad Velon. The new super group is formed with the objective of pulling in better marketing prospects & money for the sport.

Sky is one among these 11 teams behind Velon. Other than sky, the Velon founders are BMC, Belkin, Lampre-Merida, Garmin-Sharp, Lotto-Belisol, Trek Factory, Omega Pharma, Tinkoff-Saxo, Giant-Shimano & Orica-GreenEdge.

It’s the first collaborative venture by WorldTour UCI cycling teams”, read a PR from Team Sky after the finalization of Velon decision. “This group pulls in 11 elite squads to develop a solid financial model, which in tune with the other international games, assures a bright sustainable future here for the squads.”

Akin to Sky, the other 10 Velon co-founders have also sent press releases highlighting on the new super group formation.

Velon wants a solid coherent calendar which will appeal to fans through new technologies. All the teams stressed on on-bike video shutters which were deployed to capture & create post-race videos in times of Tour France 2014.

“The squads involved in summing up Velon have joined hands with the shared powerful vision of optimizing the sport & develop novel ways for the growth of pro cycling”, noted Sir Brailsford, the team principal of Team Sky.

“If the squads stay united & work together with the other major stakeholders it would help to make the sport better for watching, easier to understand & gain guaranteed commercial backup as well as encourage more & more fans towards our beloved sport.”

2012 Tour France champ Froome added in- “With the formulation of Velon, now it would be easier for the squads to work in collaboration & find out newer innovations that would assist in good growth of the sport.”

Marco Pantani vs Lance Armstrong – Tour de France 2000 – Carpentras Mont Ventoux

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