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Bookwalter heads up BMC Racing´s Tour de Yorkshire team
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Bookwalter heads up BMC Racings Tour de Yorkshire team

BMC Racing Team will take six riders to the start line of the Tour de Yorkshire, beginning this Friday, 28 April.

The three-day race presents multiple opportunities for BMC Racing Team’s riders.

Bookwalter is looking forward to making his Tour de Yorkshire debut, relishing the chance to race in Great Britain with some of the most passionate fans and a course that can produce unpredictable racing

 
Albasini wins Stage One Mountain Finish
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Albasini wins Romandie Stage 1 Mountain Finish

It was a tough day for the Peloton in Switzerland with heavy cold rain for pretty much the whole stage.

An early break survived for most of the day until the final seven kilometers of the final category one climb up to Chambery.

Team Sky's Chris Froome finished in 5th place with Richie Porte finishing 24th in the peloton.

 
Frankie Andreu MC at Georgia Gran Fondo
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Frankie Andreu back as MC at Georgia Gran Fondo

The 2017 edition starts and finishes in downtown Helen under the shadow of the mountains made famous by the Tour de Georgia on May 7th.

Riders benefit from fully stocked aid stations and SAG support to keep them going and a Post-Race Food & Beverage Festival for a fun recovery.

Come experience one the best Gran Fondos the U.S has to offer: timed sections, individual and team prizes and three routes of 100, 60 and 25 miles for all abilities.

 
Thousands pay their respects to Scarponi
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Thousands pay their respects to Scarponi

Around five thousands mourners attended the funeral of cyclist Michele Scarponi in his home town of Filottrano on Tuesday.

The 37-year-old was killed when he was hit by a van close to his home during a training ride on Saturday, just days after he had finished fourth overall in the Tour of the Alps.

Members of Scarponi's Astana team, led by Fabio Aru, were joined by others including former team-mate Vincenzo Nibali and world champion Peter Sagan at his funeral.

 
Offredo releases details of attack
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Yoann Offredo releases details of motoring attack

Attacked by a car and it occupants during a training session in Chevreuse Valley, south west of Paris, the cyclist recounts the shocking events.

The riders were hit by a car then beaten and stabbed by the occupants as they immobilized the car and desperately called the police.

Offredo suffered a broken nose, badly bruised ribs and cuts to his arms and hands..

 
French rider Yoann Offredo left bloodied by baseball bat and knife attack
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French rider Yoann Offredo left bloodied by baseball bat and knife attack

Bloodied and bruised French cyclist Yoann Offredo was assaulted by knife and baseball bat wielding attackers while on a training ride.

He sustained a broken nose, severely bruised ribs, cuts and bruises all over his body.

Offredo, rides for Belgian team Wanty and posted these comments and images onto facebook.

 
Frankie the macaw mourns for Scarponi
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Frankie the macaw mourns for Scarponi

Seven thousand expected to attend Michele Scarponi’s funeral on Tuesday April 25th at the local football stadium in his home town of Filottrano, Italy.

Alejandro Valverde has dedicated his recent prize money to the Scarponi family.

In heartbreaking news, Scarponi's macaw, Frankie, was seen sitting alone on a sign at the crossroads where the tragedy took place, where tributes were being laid, clearly missing his training partner.

 
Ride with BMC Racing's Brent Bookwalter
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Ride with BMC Racings Brent Bookwalter

Ride with Brent Bookwalter in a challenging Gran Fondo in beautiful Asheville, NC on Saturday October 28, 2017.

Join them for a relaxed Gran Fondo ride, studded with racing on timed segments on tough climbs that provide an epic challenge to all.

This is an unusual opportunity to ride alongside female and male pro cyclists as they celebrate the end of their season racing all over the world and the country.

 
Froome and Porte to go head-to-head at the Tour de Romandie
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Froome and Porte to go head-to-head at the Tour de Romandie

Team Sky's Chris Froome and BMC racing's Richie Porte will go head-to-head, starting on Tuesday April 23rd, at this years Tour de Romandie.

They will race for the first time since last year’s Tour de France. The two riders will be the favorites for the general classification.

Froome won the Tour de Romandie in 2013 and 2014, but hasn't had the best start to the season.

Richie Porte won the Tour Down Under for the first time and the former Team Sky rider is relishing his role as team leader for the forthcoming season.

 
Guide to tackling the Gran Fondo Stelvio
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Guide to tackling the Gran Fondo Stelvio

Situated on the border of Switzerland in the east Italian alps, the Mortirolo and the Stelvio are two of the most beautiful and iconic climbs in the world that echo with the feats of the great Fausto Coppi and Marco Pantani.

A relatively new event by Italian standards, it is now known to be one of the hardest Gran Fondo's in the world. The event has seen phenomenal growth, with over 2,500 riders travelling from around the world to take on the challenge.

Here's our guide to conquering the Gran Fondo Stelvio, a truly epic bucket list ride.

 
Valverde donates his Liege-Bastogne-Liege prize money to the Scarponi family
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Valverde donates his Liege-Bastogne-Liege prize money to the Scarponi family

Valverde out-sprinted Dan Martin in the final metres of Liege-Bastogne-Liege to take his fourth win in the final Spring Classics race.

Valverde dedicated his win to Michele Scarponi who sadly died this week after be hit by a van whilst training near his home in Italy.

Valverde said before the race that he would donate the prize money should he win, and in an emotional interview said he would dedicate his winnings from the whole week to the Scarponi family after winning Fleche Wallonne too.