Luca Paolini won the Gent-Wevelgem 2015 and took the biggest win of his long career. His victory seemed unlikely before the race, and he even had to fight to get back on after the second climb of the Kemmelberg. But it was a windy, rainy, a typical survival-day and he didn’t just survive, he also won an epic race with a perfect timing and clever tactics.
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Today’s historic photo of the day: during the penultimate (14th) stage of the 1921 Tour de France, Léon Scieur, the Belgian rider of La Sportive team carries his own wheel to the finish line. Scieur won the 1921 Tour de France when he was 33-year-old, along with stages 3 and 10.
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REPETE cycles, the Czech frame building specialists won the North American Handmade Bicycle Show 2015 Best Road Bike award with their high-end road bike model REPETE REborn. The bike is built with Campagnolo Super Record EPS drivetrain and Campagnolo Bora Ultra wheels.
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Italian custom bicycle frame manufacturer Sarto’s 2015 model frame Seta is “The Best Campagnolo Build” winner at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show.
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BMC Racing Team’s Australian rider Rohan Dennis sets the new hour record with 52.491 kilometers (32.616 mi), beating Matthias Brändle’s record by over 600 metres, at the Velodrome Suisse in Grenchen, Switzerland.
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The legendary Eddy Merckx is turning 70 years old this year, on June 17, 2015. To celebrate, the bike brand that bears his name, the Eddy Merckx Cycles is producing a limited edition, modern, high quality stainless steel racing bike: Eddy 70. There will only 70 examples be produced, and first specimen (No 1) has already been reserved for Eddy Merckx himself. The other 69 bikes will be available from September at a selection of bike stores.
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Italian sports Paper La Gazetta dello Sport has printed the names of 38 riders who linked with the banned doctor Michele Ferrari.
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According to the Italian sports paper La Gazzetta dello Sport, lifetime banned doctor Michele Ferrari has visited Astana pre-season camp at Montecatini Terme, Italy in November 2013.
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Sarto is an Italian custom bicycle frame manufacturer. The company founded by Antonio Sarto in 1950. Since then, they’re producing handmade custom bicycle frames.
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Robert Marchand celebrated his 103rd birthday by climbing the col named after him: “Col Robert Marchand“, in the Ardeche mountains, near Saint-Felicien. Altitude: 911-meter (2988 feet).
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