Cycling Canada collaborates with Blade Carbon Wheels

Cycling Canada is all set to collaborate with Blade Carbon Wheels as a wheel supplier for the National Team road projects in the year 2016 and after that.

A Canadian firm based in Barrie, Ontario, Blade makes and distributes a grand range of hand-built full carbon fibre as well as carbon alloy wheels for track and road cycling markets.

Alexander Kristoff Triumphs At Tour Flanders

Great news for the fans of Alexander Kristoff- the bright Katusha rider out-sprinted Terpstra (Niki) to emerge as the Tour Flanders champion this year.

However, Geraint Thomas, one of the much speculated favourites of the race, unfortunately faded in the last finishing kilometers of the race and ended up with the 14th position.

Alberto To Retire After 2016

Legendary Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador has reportedly revealed his plans of retirement recently. As per the reports, the Tour France champ would be hanging his boots by the final quarter of 2016.

The 32-year-old would be competing in Giro Italia & Tour France with his long-standing squad Tinkoff-Saxo. “I am planning to retire in my top form”, stated Contador stressing on retiring with grace.

Owain Doull To Join Sir Bradley

Welsh rider Owain Doull has reportedly turned down contract with famous European squad Europcar to join up with 2012 Tour de France champ Sir Bradley Wiggins’ soon-to-be-declared outfit.

The Cardiff rider had been to be the 1st British cyclist to represent an elite French squad since Hunt (Jeremy) raced in 2008 with Crédit Agricole.

However, prior to the UCI World Track at London Olympic velodrome, the 21-year-old star shared that he had finally took it to ride “somewhere else” that he deems would help to advance his career further.

Astana WorldTour Riding License Under UCI Review

Team Astana’s WorldTour riding license to come under review by UCI- International Cycling Union have declared that they would be scanning the license of the team following the dope test failure of 3 Astana riders last August.

Maxim & Valentin Iglinskiy were the two among the 3 Astana riders who tested positive last August for banned blood-boosting dug EPO. Moreover, trainee rider Ilya Davidenok has also shown positive results revealing steroids consumption late August this year.

Robbie Mcewen And His Opinions

Canberra cyclist Michael Matthew’s met a crash this year that let him to a failure for this time’s Tour De France dream. However, Robbie Mcewen, the Aussie sprint king has a high opinion of Mathews the Canberra cyclist. He thinks that although Mathews dream was ruined this year he shall have a big year the next year. He also thinks that Mathews shall bag a national title as well as stage wins in some of the biggest races.

Parlee ESX: The New Aero Road Bike

This new bike from the Carbon fibre king of USA is priced at 10000 pounds. The frameset of this bike is also available at $5500. People who have used a Parlee before already know that they are reputed for being lightweight and are custom made in USA.

Connecticut Getting Ready To Host The Cycling Festival

The Connecticut Cycling Festival was started in the year 2013 and this is going to be the second time that the festival is going to take place in Hartford, Connecticut. The 2014 Connecticut Cycling Festival will be held on the 20th and 21st of September and several events which are family-friendly are going to take place during the festival.
Last year’s cycling festival was a huge success because around two thousand people attended it. Many of them even participated in the racing events that took place last year.

Unexpected Amount Of Fans Come To Support The Mega Racing Event

Tour de France this year started in the city of Yorkshire.

Hushovd supportive of Greg Van Avermaet

Thor Hushovd thought he would find himself in a lead role in the cobbled classics; however he found himself to play a supporting role On Sunday at the Tours of Flanders.

He has been heard stating that anyone who wants to be a leader needs to perform like a leader. Since he has been unable to do that, it only makes sense that Greg takes his place since he has done it for three years. Naturally, Greg should be the leader. However he still aspires to be in the final.