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2022 GP Québec Preview

Québec > Québec 204.0km Friday night racing is back for those of us in Europe, so grab your drink of choice (I’ll have a bottle of wine) and get ready for crit racing, Canadian style! After two years off the calendar due to COVID, the professional peloton is back and ready for the usual mix...

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2022 Tour of Britain Stage 5 Preview

West Bridgford > Mansfield 186.9km Movistar are now in control of the race, but with Ineos breathing down their neck, they won’t be able to rest easy. On paper, this is the easiest stage in the race, one that should end in a sprint. The problem on Tuesday was that Bora didn’t want to ride...

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2022 Vuelta a España Stage 18 Preview

Trujillo > El Piornal 191.8km Another mountain stage with a flat start, I’m fed up with this. With 25 KOM points on offer, this is a day where Jay Vine can all but seal the polka dot jersey. Just like every mountain stage in this race, will the peloton chase the break or is it...

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2022 Tour of Britain Stage 4 Preview

Redcar > Helmsley 149.3km For me, this is the Queen stage of the race, but I’m afraid the wind could ruin it. The stage is a short one, just 150km in length, and it contains 2669m of climbing. Those GC riders who have already down 14 seconds on the race lead know that this is...

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2022 Vuelta a España Stage 17 Preview

Aracena > Monasterio de Tentudia 162km Today’s crash will likely have a big impact on this stage, as Jumbo-Visma would have controlled it for a Roglič stage win. His crash today was a bad one, it’s very unlikely he’ll have fully recovered, Jumbo-Visma will go into damage limitation mode. That frees the stage up for...

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2022 Tour of Britain Stage 3 Preview

Durham > Sunderland 163.5km The race moves into England for the third stage of the race. This one looks like a nailed-on sprint, as the cat 1 climb comes very early in the day.  Weather Cloudy with a threat of rain throughout, but it looks like the riders might just miss it, at least that’s...

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2022 Vuelta a España Stage 16 Preview

Sanlúcar de Barramenda > Tomares 189.7km It looks like a sprint stage, but then again, maybe not. Trek-Segafredo have been the main team ensuring sprint stages turn out that way, but as Mads Pedersen has now won a stage the pressure will now pass to other teams. Mads has been very active in this race,...

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2022 Tour of Britain Stage 2 Preview

Hawick > Duns 174.8km A day spent in the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders. There’s 2457m of climbing, the final 30km of the day has just about one quarter of all the climbing contained within. This hard finish, which features two cat 3 climbs, will test the climbing legs of the sprinters.  Weather The...

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2022 Vuelta a España Stage 15 Preview

Martos > Sierra Nevada (Observatorio Pico Veleta) 152.5km We’ve got a rest day on Monday and this stage finishes at 2430m above sea level, can we please get a bloody GC day! I don’t know about you, but I’m getting fed up with breakaway wins at this race. Don’t get me wrong, I love the...

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2022 Tour of Britain Stage 1 Preview

Aberdeen > Glenshee 180.9km If you come to the north of Scotland in September you always run the risk of terrible weather, and it looks like the riders are going to be unlucky. There is a yellow weather warning in place from midnight on Sunday until 1500, it looks like the bunch will need their...