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2022 World Championships Women’s Road Race Preview

Helensburgh > Wollongong 164.3km The women’s road race promises to be a fascinating event. Last year, Italy ended the Dutch stranglehold on the rainbow jersey, and they once again look like the strongest teams in the race. We’ve now seen Mount Pleasant, but this is the first time we get to see Mount Keira. We...

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2022 World Championships Men’s Road Race Preview

Helensburgh > Wollongong 267.2km The most important race of the year, the big one, the one where you get a special jersey for winning! After being starved of world tour racing for a couple of years, Australia will be delighted to see the best riders in the world back on their shores, and they’ve delivered...

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2022 World Championships ITT Preview

Wollongong > Wollongong 34.4.km ITT Men and women have the same route and distance, that’s the headline news ahead of the time trial world championship. The lap circuit, which is done twice, will become very familiar over the next week, the road race always uses these roads but has an extra section that isn’t included...

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2022 Primus Classic Preview

Brakel > Haacht 199.9km The racing continues in Belgium with the 12th edition of the Primus Classic. It’s a race with a little bit of everything, one that can be won by different types of riders. Weather Wet, windy, and quite cold for this time of year. This will significantly increase the difficulty of the race....

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2022 GP de Wallonie Preview

Blegny > Citadelle de Namur 199.8km After the fun of Canada, it’s time to head back to Belgium. The finish returns to the traditional one, I can’t actually remember why they took a different route up to the citadelle last year, I think it was due to roadworks. Weather Thunderstorms are predicted, so it could...

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2022 GP Montréal Preview

Montréal > Montréal 224.9km GP Montréal is a race I like; the hilly circuit guarantees exciting racing and I’m looking forward to a cracker of a race. It starts late afternoon over in Europe, so I can watch the early stages with my Sunday roast, before moving beside the fire with a bottle of wine...

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2022 Vuelta a España Stage 21 Preview

Las Rozas > Madrid 99.6km A final sprint in Madrid to conclude the race. Weather Glorious sunshine. Circuit Same circuit that’s been used many times. The U-turn comes with 1km to go, and it usually gets very messy in the finishing straight. Contenders Tim Merlier – he’s got one last chance to get a win in...

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2022 Vuelta a España Stage 20 Preview

Moralzarzar > Navacerrada 181km The final mountain stage of the race, and the last opportunity for riders to make a move on GC. The stage doesn’t have any long climbs, but with almost 4000m of climbing, this should be a very exciting day. Evenepoel looks strong, but Mas will still try and see if he...

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2022 Vuelta a España Stage 19 Preview

Talavera de la Reina > Talavera de la Reina 138.4km After today’s chaos, strap yourself in for another bonkers stage. Just 138km long, with two laps of a circuit with a big mountain, but the final time up crests with a whopping 42.5km still to go. Do you have any idea what’s going to happen?...