Dubai Tour: The Manx Missile Re-Launched

Whilst sprinting may be a consistent theme across the three Persian races, Dubai certainly stands out in terms of scenery albeit some man-made. Uniquely, each Dubai stage starts out from the same Marine club, branching off in different directions each day. Stage two finished in the beautiful artificial Palm Islands (Palm Jumeirah). Only after enjoying

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Tour Down Under: Aussie Rules in a home 1-2-3

The Tour Down Under once again delivered a week of action worthy of kicking off the cycling season and by the time things wrapped up three Australians were top of the pile. Richie Porte and Cadel Evans fought hard but were outdone by 24 year-old Stage 3 winner Rohan Dennis. The BMC rider took the

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Five of the best… Sprinters in cycling history

After looking at the climbers and the classics- what about the best sprinters of all time? Here’s my selection of the riders who have impressed most in the bunch sprints and racked up the Grand Tour stage wins.

Five of the best… Classics Riders in cycling history

Who are the best Classics riders of all time? Here’s my take on the riders who experienced great success in the world famous Monument races.

Winners and Losers of the 2014 season

There is now more cycling races scheduled than ever but the cream of the crop will be found in the UCI World Tour. Alejandro Valverde was crowned World Tour champion but many others have animated the circuit throughout the season. Below I take a look at who will remember the 2014 season fondly, and who will

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