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Velominati Super Prestige: Men’s World Championship Road Race 2017

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Peter Sagan has undergone quite the transformation over the years; starting as a brash and disrespectful neo-pro, he’s blossomed into one of the most exciting and charismatic racers in the bunch. A sort of modern-day Mario Cipollini. And, as much as I dislike seeing riders dominate and take the excitement out of the sport, I…

Lizzie Armitstead wins the 2015 Women's World Road Championships in Richmond Virginia

Velominati Super Prestige: Women’s World Championship Road Race 2017

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The Women’s road race has to be my favorite one-day road race after Paris-Roubaix and de Ronde van Vlaanderen. Those two races are obviously on a pedestal that no mortal race could ever hope to achieve. But what I love about those classics is also what I love about the women’s road race: unpredictability. Set…

Contador in the Red in 2014

Velominati Super Prestige: Vuelta a España 2017

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Holy fuckballs. I’ve never been this late ever on a VSP. I mean, I’ve missed them entirely – which is another kind of incompetence entirely – but I’m shocked at how quickly this week blew by me. I think I have whiplash. Be that as it may, the Vuelta is on our doorstep, and before…

GvA's race goes tits up

Velominati Super Prestige: Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian 2017

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This week we are currently in is the most boring week of the year. After three weeks of non-stop Tour de France coverage, we slip, without any warning whatsoever, back into the doldrums of loving a sport that doesn’t get any television coverage. When, on Saturday morning, I tune into San Sebastian, it will be…

Hey not fair, someone's racing up there!

Le Bouclier Jaune

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Geraint Thomas is the rightful winner of the 2017 Tour de France. In a travesty of epic proportions not seen at a Tour since the early 2000s, the yellow jersey he won in the opening time trial proved to be grossly inadequate in its defence of his race lead, in complete contrast to the stellar…
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