World Championships 2015: Individual Time Trial Preview

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With the World Championships well underway, the elite men’s individual time trial title is up for grabs in Richmond. Bradley Wiggins is not around to defend his rainbow jersey, but there are plenty of chrono specialists looking to succeed him as the world champ. The Route The lion’s share of the 53km Read More →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 1 Preview

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Stage 1 (ITT): Utrecht > Utrecht – 13.8km The Tour de France gets underway with a flat 13.8-kilometer time trial in Utrecht. It’s a little longer than a traditional prologue, but still short enough that those riders with a bit of pop could enjoy a chance to churn out a Read More →

World Championships 2014: Individual Time Trial Preview

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Most major time trials take place in the middle of stage races, when riders have already put a lot of mileage into their legs and may be facing more in the days that follow. The Worlds ITT, however, takes away those complicating factors and allows the chrono specialists to face a standalone challenge. The Read More →

Vuelta a España 2014: Stage 10 Preview

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Stage 10 (ITT): Real Monasterio de Santa María de Veruela › Borja – 36.7 km Winner Anacona led the peloton into the Vuelta’s first rest day with a win from the breakaway on Stage 9. Now it’s on to the critical Stage 10, a 36.7 km individual time trial. The Read More →

Tour de France 2014: Stage 20 Preview

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Stage 20 (ITT): Bergerac › Périgueux – 54 km Following the victory of Garmin-Sharp’s Ramunas Navardauskas on Stage 19, there are only two days of racing left in the 2014 Tour de France. Stage 20 is the Tour’s only time trial. A chrono in the penultimate stage of the race might have been an epic Read More →

Criterium du Dauphine 2014 and Tour de Suisse 2014 Post-race Impressions: Final Stage Fireworks as Stars Tune Up for July

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Takeaways from the Criterium du Dauphine The Dauphine was supposed to be a showdown between Tour favorites Chris Froome, Alberto Contador, Vincenzo Nibali, but other riders decided to crash the party, offering a chance for a number of stars beyond those big names to show off impressive form. At first, it did not Read More →