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Froome on brink of Giro d’Italia triumph, and rare Grand Tour treble

Brueil-Cervinia (Italy) (AFP) - Britain's Chris Froome is on the brink of a maiden Giro d'Italia title, and a rare Grand Tour treble, after defending the leader's pink jersey in the 20th and penultimate stage on Saturday.Spain's Mikel...

Froome pulls off audacious attack to take Giro lead

BARDONECCHIA, Italy (AP) -- Chris Froome produced one of the great performances of his career, attacking alone on a gravel road up a grueling climb to win the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Friday and claim...

Froome roars into Giro lead with stunning stage 19 win

(Reuters) - Britain's Chris Froome produced an astonishing lone attack to roar into the overall Giro d'Italia lead on Friday, winning stage 19 with a performance that will go down in cycling folklore.The Team Sky rider started the...

Yates clings to Giro lead as Dumoulin and Froome launch attacks

Prato Nevoso (Italy) (AFP) - Giro d'Italia leader Simon Yates buckled then rallied as his rivals took turns to attack him on the final steep climb to a summit finish on stage 18, which was won by Germany's...

Yates’ Giro lead cut in half, Schachmann wins 18th stage

PRATO NEVOSO, Italy (AP) -- Simon Yates remained in the lead of the Giro d'Italia but the British rider's advantage over closest rival Tom Dumoulin was slashed in half after the tough 18th stage on Thursday.Yates was dropped...

Fourth win for Viviani as Yates holds lead heading to the Alps

Iseo (Italy) (AFP) - Italy's Elia Viviani won a sprint finish for his fourth stage win of this year's Giro d'Italia on Wednesday as Britain's Simon Yates held the leader's pink jersey as the race heads for the...

Viviani wins 17th stage for 4th win, Yates keeps Giro lead

ISEO, Italy (AP) -- Elia Viviani sprinted to his fourth victory of this year's Giro d'Italia on Wednesday, and Simon Yates maintained his hold on the leader's pink jersey after the 17th stage.The Italian won a bunch sprint...

Yates holds Giro d’Italia lead as Froome moves up to fourth

Rovereto (Italy) (AFP) - Britain's Simon Yates retained the Giro d'Italia leader's pink jersey after Tuesday's 16th stage individual time-trial at Rovereto in northern Italy which was won by Australian Rohan Dennis.Yates, 25, limited the damage on defending...

Yates holds on to Giro lead after stage 16 time trial

(Reuters) - Britain's Simon Yates took another step towards winning the Giro d'Italia after coming through the stage 16 time trial with a 56-second overall lead on Tuesday.Australian Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) took a blistering victory at the...

Froome prepares final push in ‘brutal’ Giro

Milan (AFP) - British pre-race favourite Chris Froome said Monday he was ready to fight until the finish line to make up lost time in the final week of the Giro d'Italia."It's been a brutal race, but it's...

Yates favored to win Giro d’Italia heading into final week

As the Giro d'Italia heads into the final week, it's not really surprising that a British rider leads the overall standings.The surprise is that the leader is Simon Yates and not four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome.Froome...

Yates extends overall lead with third Giro stage win

Sappada (Italy) (AFP) - Britain's Simon Yates soloed to a third victory within a week on the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday to extend his overall lead as the race heads into the final stretch.But...

Yates wins 15th stage for 3rd win, extends Giro lead

SAPPADA, Italy (AP) -- Simon Yates made it a hat trick of wins in the Giro d'Italia on the 15th stage Sunday and the British rider consolidated his overall lead as the race heads into its final week.After...

Gaviria, Bernal cap banner Tour of California for Colombians

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The organizers of the Tour of California ought to consider changing its name.Tour of Colombians sounds about right.Fernando Gaviria sprinted to his third stage win of the weeklong race on the crowd-lined streets of...

Colombia’s Bernal wins Tour of California cycling crown

Los Angeles (AFP) - Team Sky's Egan Bernal won the Tour of California on Saturday, holding the lead he seized in the mountains through a sprinters showcase final stage in state capital Sacramento.The 21-year-old Colombian, the first rider...

Froome reborn after Monte Zoncolan duel with Yates

Monte Zoncolan (Italy) (AFP) - Race favourite Chris Froome warned "it's not over yet" as he powered back following his early struggles in the Giro d'Italia by winning the prestigious 14th stage to the summit of the imposing...

Froome wins 14th stage on Zoncolan, Yates consolidates lead

MONTE ZONCOLAN, Italy (AP) -- Chris Froome responded to his critics with a fantastic ride up Monte Zoncolan to win the 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday.Nevertheless, British compatriot Simon Yates consolidated his overall lead.Froome attacked...

Bernal wins Stage 6 to take Tour of California lead

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) -- Egan Bernal knew it would take a major effort on the toughest climb of the Tour of California to make up the 23-second gap to Tejay van Garderen on the race's penultimate...

Bernal wins California sixth stage to seize overall lead

Los Angeles (AFP) - Team Sky's Egan Bernal won the sixth stage of the Tour of California on Friday to seize the overall lead from American Tejay Van Garderen with one stage remaining.Colombia's Bernal, aided by Sky teammate...

Gaviria sprints to victory in Stage 5 of Tour of California

ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) -- The riders began toppling over a few miles from the finish line, the crash cluttering up the left side of the road into Elk Grove with broken bikes and bodies.Fortunately for Fernando Gaviria,...

The RF-1 is a versatile cycling computer equipped with LED lights and a video...

Whether you’re a serious cyclist or an amateur rider, the technical advancements in cycling computers have made them desirable bike accessories. GPS navigation allows you to explore further and longer, while data collection allows for tracking improvements from...

Amgen Tour of California: Tejay van Garderen wins time trial, takes lead

Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing Team wins the time trial during Stage 4 of the Amgen Tour of California and moves into the yellow jersey. Source link

Killer blow for Froome’s Giro bid as Yates extends lead

Osimo (Italy) (AFP) - Chris Froome's Giro d'Italia hopes took a killer blow on Wednesday as the Briton lost even more time in the 11th stage won by overall leader Simon Yates.The 25-year-old Yates extended his advantage as...

Skujins wins Stage 3 of Tour of California out of breakaway

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) -- Toms Skujins was in a breakaway at the Tour of California a year ago when he crashed heavily on the descent, then woozily tried to remount his bike despite what turned out to be...

2018 Amgen Tour of California: Caleb Ewan on Stage 3 finish

Caleb Ewan dissects his third place finish in Stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California, noting it felt as if there was never an organized chase even though the stage pushed the riders' limits. Source link

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