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Marcel Kittel sprints to victory in 2014 Criterium de Saitama

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:38:36 +0000

Marcel Kittel out-kicks Peter Sagan to win the second Criterium de Saitama in Japan. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

Marcel Kittel takes a sprint victory in the 2014 Criterium de Saitama, with Peter Sagan second

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Chris Butler moves to SmartStop for 2015

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:37:49 +0000

After two years at BMC, then time spent with Champion System and Hincapie Sportswear Development, Chris Butler is making the move to Team SmartStop. He's eager to grow into his role as a GC rider. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com (File).

Climbing star Chris Butler will move to Team SmartStop for the 2015 season

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Taylor Phinney Q&A: Recovery, the Tour, and the crash

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:07:11 +0000

Taylor Phinney won a stage at the Tour of California in 2014, but suffered a season-ending crash shortly after during the national road race. In an interview with VeloNews, he looks to next season. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com

After a long recovery from traumatic injury at nationals, Phinney is gunning for a full recovery — and yellow

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Gallery: American hopefuls preview 2015 worlds course

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:48:45 +0000

Kiel Reijnen and Taylor Phinney led the U.S. team down Richmond, Virginia's Monument Avenue. Photo: Josh Lopez

U.S. riders are doing everything they can to enjoy home field advantage for next year's world championships in Richmond, Virginia

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Neri Sottoli hoping for Giro invite amid doping concerns

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:52:06 +0000

Matteo Rabottini's 2014 EPO positive is causing headaches for Neri Sottoli as the team angles for a Giro d'Italia invitation. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com (File).

Second division Italian team may sign Petacchi in hopes of improving sprint prospects and also appealing to RCS Sport

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Vuelta route to be announced in January

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:10:49 +0000

Vuelta a Espana organizers will unveil the 2015 route after the new year. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

The Spanish grand tour will start with five days of racing in and around Malaga in the Andalucía region

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Tour de France resurrects time bonuses, reshuffles points competition

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:55:25 +0000

At the 2015 Tour, there will be more at stake during a sprint finish than just a stage win. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

The 2015 Tour de France will see the return of time bonuses — which could make for an exciting first half of the race

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Changing the Business Model: Building the sponsorship base

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:32:08 +0000

Sponsorship in pro cycling is mostly centered around the Tour de France. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

Professional cycling lives and dies by the lifeline of sponsorship, but it struggles to show the true value of this vital financial support

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Hincapie says Armstrong had prior authorization to ride fondo from ‘governing body’

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:47:22 +0000

Lance Armstrong (left) and George Hincapie (right) were teammates at U.S. Postal Service and Discovery Channel from 1998 through 2005. Photo by Tim de Waele.

Hincapie said that someone from his gran fondo had reached out to “the appropriate governing body" regarding Armstrong, and had been

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Team USA previews Richmond 2015 road, time trial courses

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:44:10 +0000

Top contenders for the U.S. world championship team gathered in the Virginia capital on Wednesday and Thursday to take a first tour of the road and time trial courses, hold team meetings, and build the foundation of the nation’s first home-field advantage in nearly three decades. Photo by Mike Topham.

Top contenders for the U.S. world championship team gathered in the Virginia capital to take a first tour of the road and time trial courses

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