CTech October Product Picks

In the latest edition of CTech Product Picks we pull together a whole bunch of goodies that have arrived at CyclingTips HQ in the past month or so, giving you our initial impressions. As ever, if you’ve used any of the products featured here, feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments below. Next […]

Commentary: After Iglinskiy EPO positive, will Astana honor its MPCC commitment?

Maximin Iglinsky (c), on the podium at Liège–Bastogne–Liège 2012 with Gasparotto (l) and Nibali (r). Photo: Graham Watson | www.grahamwatson.comWith the Tour of Almaty on Kazakhstan soil this weekend, Maxim Iglinsky’s positive for EPO will put Astana’s commitment to the MPCC to the The post Commentary: After Iglinskiy EPO positive, will Astana honor its MPCC commitment? appeared first on VeloNews.com.

The Straw, the Camel

The amount of time I’ve devoted to Rumorgate—the Bikerumor plagiarism flap—in the last two weeks is a travesty. Had Bikerumor’s Tyler Benedict simply done what everyone else does in this circumstance—say, “Wow, I’m really sorry. I really screwed up.

Results: 2014 Milano-Torino

Giampaolo Caruso (Katusha) wins the 95th edition of Milano-Torino, attacking on the steep final climb of Colle di SupergaThe post Results: 2014 Milano-Torino appeared first on VeloNews.com.

Kwiatkowski to roll out the rainbow at Lombardia

Michal Kwiatkowski will show off his newly-won rainbow jersey for the first time at the Giro di Lombardia on Sunday. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.comMichal Kwiatkowski, winner of the 2014 world championships, will line up at the Giro di Lombardia for his first race in the rainbow jerseyThe post Kwiatkowski to roll out the rainbow at Lombardia appeared first on VeloNews.com.

Video: How to make a breakaway work

GCN explains how to make a breakaway move stick.Global Cycling Network explains the basics of how to break away and make it stickThe post Video: How to make a breakaway work appeared first on VeloNews.com.

Maxim Iglinskiy tests positive for EPO

Maxim Iglinskiy is the latest Astana rider to return a positive doping sample. His brother, Valentin, tested positive for EPO in September, and now Maxim has been suspended for a test indicating EPO use. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com (File).Kazakh is second Astana rider in less than one month to be suspended by UCI for doping after his brother also tests positive for EPO in The post Maxim Iglinskiy tests positive for EPO appeared first on VeloNews.com.

Laying It On The Line – Red Bull Rampage Finals

Following nearly two weeks of intense preparation, not even torrential rains, scorpion stings, blisters, sunburns, broken tools, and broken bodies could keep the show from going on. With nothing but blue skies and big crowds on finals day, it was up to the riders to lay it all on the line for their chance at glory.