Pro Cycling Season 2015 Quiz

Now that the cycling season is over it’s time to test yourself on the races of 2015 with the Just Pro Cycling Quiz. There will be a shortage of two-wheeled action over the next few months but plenty of racing to look back on. The questions are grouped into five categories of increasing difficulty- apologies in advance

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Vincenzo Nibali: King of Lombardia and Shark of Pro Cycling

Last Sunday in Lombardia Vincenzo Nibali dashed away on the descent of the Civiglio and soloed to his first Monument win. In doing so, he became the first multiple Grand Tour winner since Laurent Fignon (1989) to add a Monument to their Palmares. There was a strange inevitability to it all. Nibali had been in

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A Season of Sagan

World Champion Peter Sagan has been an ever present on our TV screens this year, never failing to entertain with continual attacks and a variety of tactics. Though his results (in some ways an extraordinary collection of near misses) show Sagan has contested nearly every race he has been selected for, his path to World

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Peter Sagan: New World Champion

Peter Sagan is the World Champion and it was fantastic. The pack had fought throughout to keep attacks at bay but with each ascent of Libby Hill Park the chances of a bunch sprint looked less likely. Positioned at the end of the circuit, the short and aggressive cobbled sections – the second named 23rd Street – would

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Chasing the Rainbow

With a list of winners including Tom Boonen, Paolo Bettini, Cadel Evans, Mark Cavendish and Rui Costa, the World Championship Road Race is successful at sharing out the title of the ‘World’s Best’ across a number of different rider types. In very few other one day races could Vincenzo Nibali and Elia Viviani be considered

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Vuelta 2015 Review

Most would agree this year’s Vuelta a Espana, won by Astana’s Fabio Aru, was a cracker. Some could point out previous great Spanish races- such as Juan Cobo’s defeat of a two pronged Sky attack in 2011- but this year’s race was stacked with surprises and great racing. Whichever way you choose to judge a

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Vuelta a España 2015: The Big Preview

It’s time for Spain’s premium stage race and this year’s line-up rivals even that of the Tour de France.  For starters, the overflow from the Tour is of the highest class and we and gearing up for an exciting rematch between Nairo Quintana and Chris Froome. In addition to the pair, many have been referring

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Cyclin’ USA: Three Americans heading for the top

Taking cue from races such as the Tour Down Under and August rival the Eneco Tour, this week’s USA Pro Challenge is determined to stand out from the crowd and offer a unique week of racing. All three American races- the Pro Challenge, the Tour of Utah and May’s popular Tour of California- are currently

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