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Caleb Fairly hangs up the wheels after California

Tue, 24 May 2016 21:43:36 +0000

Caleb Fairly is moving on from his pro racing career, but he won't be leaving the cycling community. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com (File).

Following the Tour of California, Caleb Fairly hangs up his wheels. What's next? And what will he miss most about riding his bike for a

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IAM riders urged to stick together at Giro

Tue, 24 May 2016 18:20:06 +0000

Heinrich Haussler and his IAM team face an uncertain future heading into the Giro's final mountain stages, but he's confident there is enough time to find a new team. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com (File).

IAM riders got bad news Monday that the team would fold at the end of the year but are optimistic that time remains to find other teams.

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Peloton sees Kruijswijk as Giro winner

Tue, 24 May 2016 17:51:40 +0000

Steven Kruijswijk has been calm, consistent, and downright impressive in the Giro's mountains so far. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

According to the peloton — even his GC rivals — Steven Kruijswijk looks destined to win the Giro d'Italia if he keeps riding so strong.

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Giro Gallery: Pink jersey panache in stage 16

Tue, 24 May 2016 17:06:44 +0000

Steven Kruijswijk finished second for the third stage in a row and retained the lead at the Giro d'Italia. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

Steven Kruijswijk defends his Giro lead amid a flurry of attacks on a short, hard stage, but Alejandro Valverde wins the day.

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Teenaged Dygert’s talent still seems limitless

Tue, 24 May 2016 16:40:34 +0000

Chloe Dygert is proving to be one of the best, most versatile up-and-coming riders in the women's peloton. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com (File).

In 12 months, Chloe Dygert won world championships on road and track — and she just finished top-10 at the Amgen Tour of California.

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Giro stage 16: Valverde wins, Kruijswijk confident

Tue, 24 May 2016 14:59:08 +0000

Alejandro Valverde attacked on stage 16's second categorized climb, and then sprinted to victory out of a three-man move. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

Alejandro Valverde collects his first Giro stage win, but the real surprise comes from Steven Kruijswijk who consolidates overall lead.

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Report: Sagan linked to Astana for 2017

Tue, 24 May 2016 12:54:40 +0000

If a new report is true, Peter Sagan will ride for Astana next season. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

An Italian newspaper report claims Peter Sagan and four of his current Tinkoff teammates will ride in an Astana kit next year.

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France to deploy 23,000 police for Tour

Tue, 24 May 2016 12:26:17 +0000

Thousands of police officers will be on hand to keep the Tour de France safe for riders and fans this summer. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

Elite paramilitary police will also line the route for the first time as the grand tour takes place under the cloud of terrorism.

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After three Giro stage wins, Greipel extends contract

Mon, 23 May 2016 22:31:09 +0000

André Greipel celebrated his stage 12 win at the Giro d'Italia with his team. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

André Greipel, one of the world's best sprinters, will keep wearing the red and white of Lotto – Soudal for at least two more seasons.

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California photos: Guarnier wins women’s tour

Mon, 23 May 2016 22:12:48 +0000

Guarnier was riding near the front on the way to the top of the Coleman Valley climb, she ended up third across the QOM line as she looked to keep the leader's jersey for another day. Photo: Velofocus

The Women's WorldTour serves up exciting racing in the Amgen Tour of California as Guarnier rides to an overall victory.

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