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The Scottish Junior Road Championship 2016(Comments Off on The Scottish Junior Road Championship 2016)

September 5, 2016 • by Press Release

Velo Club Vitesse, an Irvine based club, is proud to have been selected to run the Scottish Junior Road Race Championship for 2016.

This is the first occasion for quite some time that Scotland’s junior road riders have had a separate championship race of their own. We are pleased to be reinstating this important event and bringing it to the challenging roads of North Ayrshire on Sunday 11 th of September.

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Velon and the Tour of Poland Announce Partnership For Live Rider Performance Data(Comments Off)

July 11, 2016 • by Press Release

Velon and the Tour of Poland (12-18 July) are pleased to announce a collaboration that will see real-time rider performance data being streamed to and combined with the live broadcast TV coverage for each of the race’s seven stages. In addition, the data and broadcast stream will be viewable to all fans via the website and the Velon Pro Cycling app for both iOS and Android.

Israel’s First Pro Cycling Team to turn Pro-Continental in 2017(Comments Off)

July 11, 2016 • by Press Release

Following two seasons in the Continental rank, Israel’s only pro team: Cycling Academy Team, is planning to make the move to the Pro-Continental ranks in 2017.

Team aims to compete in the Tour of California and the Classics in 2017, eyeing a Gran-Tour debut in 2018.
Team is currently negotiating with several key riders and technical partners.

Bardiani-CSF (The #GreenTeam) is ready for the Tour of Poland 2016(Comments Off)

July 8, 2016 • by Press Release

Bardiani-CSF is going to face a new important event of its season, the Tour of Poland 2016. The short stage race, from July 12 to 18, will be the sixth World Tour race for the #GreenTeam.

Nacer Bouhanni out of the Tour de France(Comments Off)

June 29, 2016 • by Press Release

Nacer Bouhanni will not take part in the 2016 Tour de France. He suffered an attack at the team hotel on the night before the French national championship road race, requiring an emergency 4-stiches intervention.

Sestriere-Colle delle Finestre Gran Fondo on 24 July(Comments Off)

June 29, 2016 • by Press Release

Turin, 29 June 2016 – The iconic gravel roads of the Colle delle Finestre and the finish line at Sestriere, scene of epic gestures by generations of pro riders, are two of the features that define the story of the Gran Fondo La Marmotte – Sestriere – Colle delle Finestre. The sportive ride organised by RCS Sport / RCS Active Team, now in its second edition, will be held on Sunday 24 July.

The event, announced today in Turin, will start and finish from Sestriere. Participants may chose among two routes: the 117.7km Gran Fondo and the 93km Medio Fondo. On the shorter route, after the descend from Sestriere to Susa riders face the Colle delle Finestre climb (18.5km with the final 7.8km on gravel road) and, after the descent toward Pourrieres, another climb to Sestriere, for a total of 93km and 2,400m of total elevation. If riders decide to face the Gran Fondo challenge, once arrived in Sestriere they could opt to proceed and descend towards Cesana Torinese, climbing back to Sestriere from there for a total of 117.7km with a total elevation of 3,100m. The gravel road on Colle delle Finestre will be prepared with the same level of attention as a Giro d’Italia stage.

Scots selected for UEC Junior and Under-23 European Track Championships(Comments Off)

June 29, 2016 • by Press Release

Four Scots have been selected for the Great Britain Cycling Team heading to the UEC Junior and Under-23 European Track Championships taking place in Montichiari from 12 – 17 July.

Under-23 riders Mark Stewart and Jack Carlin will be joining Juniors Lewis Stewart and Jenny Holl – who were also selected for the UCI Junior Track World Championships earlier this month.

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