Your Friday Daily News Digest">

Your Friday Daily News Digest

By Mark Zalewski In your Friday CyclingTips Daily New Digest: Simon Yates takes first Grand Tour win at Vuelta a España; Bouhanni wins sprint, Chavanel takes TT and lead at Tour du Poitou Charentes; Criticism and apologies as unmarked post takes Kruijswijk out of Vuelta a España; “The bike was what I loved to do the most, but it became my biggest nightmare”: Pauline Ferrand-Prevot uncertain when she will return…

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Book excerpt from Spitting in the Soup: Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports">

Book excerpt from Spitting in the Soup: Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports

By Mark Johnson Republished with permission of VeloPress from Spitting in the Soup: Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports by Mark Johnson. Read more about sports doping at www.spittinginthesoup.com. CHAPTER 20: MORAL DRIFT AND THE AMERICAN WAY The morality parable of dope-free sheep and drug-fiend wolves satisfies our innate need for order. Sorting the world into good and bad reassures us that chaos can be held at bay….

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Simon Yates: I worked hard to come back and get this Vuelta win">

Simon Yates: I worked hard to come back and get this Vuelta win

By Gregor Brown Simon Yates says he expected to be in top form for the Vuelta a España after fighting hard during his suspension to come into the final part of the season as strongly as possible Simon Yates wins stage six of the Vuelta (Yuzuru Sunada) Simon Yates says he expected to be in top form for the Vuelta a España after fighting hard during his …read more Source:…

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“The bike was what I loved to do the most, but it became my biggest nightmare”: Pauline Ferrand Prevot uncertain when she will return to cycling">

“The bike was what I loved to do the most, but it became my biggest nightmare”: Pauline Ferrand Prevot uncertain when she will return to cycling

By Anne-Marije Rook French mountain bike and road Olympian Pauline Ferrand Prevot today announced that she has decided to end her season and that she is unsure when she will return to cycling. In a heart-rending Facebook post, the former multi-discipline world champion explained her reasons behind abandoning the Olympic mountain bike race last Saturday, revealing that her whole year has been plagued with injuries and allergies. “I am extremely…

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New Garmin Fenix Chronos watch looks amazing, but does it justify the price?">

New Garmin Fenix Chronos watch looks amazing, but does it justify the price?

By Henry Robertshaw £1,100 watch is the most expensive piece of cycling kit that Garmin produces With an £1,100 price tag, the Garmin Fenix Chronos is the most expensive watch that Garmin has produced, blending executive style with sporting performance. …read more Source: cycling active     

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Vuelta a Espana 2016: Simon Yates bags first Grand Tour stage win">

Vuelta a Espana 2016: Simon Yates bags first Grand Tour stage win

By Colin Henrys British ace attacks late to claim victory and join fellow Brits Chris Froome and Peter Kennaugh in top ten overall The post Vuelta a Espana 2016: Simon Yates bags first Grand Tour stage win appeared first on Road Cycling UK. …read more Source: road cycling uk     

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Five talking points from stage six of the Vuelta a España">

Five talking points from stage six of the Vuelta a España

By Stuart Clarke Simon Yates takes his family’s first Grand Tour stage win in impressive fashion, soloing away from the bunch to win by 20 seconds Adam Yates wins stage six of the Vuelta a España (Watson) Simon Yates takes his family’s first Grand Tour stage win in impressive fashion, soloing away from the bunch to win by 20 seconds …read more Source: cycling active     

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VUELTA’16 St.6: Stage Success For Simon!">

VUELTA’16 St.6: Stage Success For Simon!

By Alastair Hamilton Race Report: Another unpredictable day in Galicia for stage 6 of the Vuelta a Espaa. Another solo winner, but not from the original break of the day; young Simon Yates attacked in the final 4 kilometers as the last of the break evaporated and solo’d his way to the line for the victory with 22 seconds in hand. An exciting final of cut and thrust saw attack…

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Simon Yates solos to victory on Vuelta a España stage six">

Simon Yates solos to victory on Vuelta a España stage six

By Richard Windsor The Briton attacked with around 4km to go on the short climb before the finish to take victory on the sixth stage of the Vuelta and take his maiden Grand Tour stage victory Simon Yates attacked with around 4km to go on the short climb before the finish to take victory on the sixth stage of the Vuelta a España and take his maiden Grand Tour stage…

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