Oskar Svendsen, Junior Men Time Trial World Champion, has tested at the University of Lillehammer and his Vo2 Max measured sensational 97.5 ml/kg/min, believed to be the highest ever recorded.
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A new Giro d’Italia stage route officially announced. On Stage 20, Saturday May 25th 2013, “Il Giro” goes back on the Tre Cime di Lavaredo.
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2013 edition of Tour de France official presentation will take place in Paris on October 24, Wednesday. But rumors and speculations already spread. Le Dauphine Libere, the French news outlet is reporting that the legendary Mont Ventoux and the Tour classic Alpe d’Huez will be included the 100th editions’ rote. And Alpe d’Huez not once, but twice!
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96th edition of Giro d’Italia (Tour of Italy) will start from Naples on May 4th, 2013, Saturday. It will finish on May 26th 2013, Sunday.
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Giro d’Italia announces stage finish on the Galibier in tribute to Pantani: first time in Giro history, on Sunday 19th May, 2013, Stage 15 of Giro d’Italia 2013 edition will finish at the top of the legendary Col du Galibier.
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The UCI Road World Championships are the annual world championships for bicycle road racing organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).
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Alex Zanardi (Alessandro Zanardi), the ex-Formula 1 and CART driver, who lost both legs following an horrible crash in 2001, won the road race with a sprint finish ahead of South Africa’s Ernst van Dyk and Belgian Wim Decleir.
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Alex Zanardi showed one of the most inspiring performances of the London 2012 summer as he won H4 hand-cycle class individual time trial gold medal and the hearts of millions.
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Early 20th journalists started creating nicknames for the cyclists. This effort popularized the cycling sport and make the racers interesting to the people who were not interested in cycling much. This tradition is still continuing today. Here the list of cyclists’ nicknames in alphabetical order (by surname, starting with V):
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A hundred meters from the beach of Ézaro, where the Galician coast at its best, there is an ominous sign with the red warning triangle: thirty percent (30%) warns the board, then you directly ride against uphill over a huge rock.
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