Month: July 2021

Peter Stetina wins second Belgian Waffle Ride event in Cedar City

Peter Stetina wins 2021 Belgian Waffle Ride Cedar City (Image credit: Belgian Waffle Ride) Peter Stetina (Canyon-Clif Bar) won the Belgian Waffle Ride Cedar City on Saturday, while Whitney Allison (Bike Sports) took the crown for the women. The southern Utah event was billed as a ‘true gravel edition’, covering 128 miles with 6,300 feet …

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Odd Christian Eiking recognises time in Vuelta a España lead is likely limited

Odd Christian Eiking protected by his Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux teammates on stage 15 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport) “That’s a big question,” was how Vuelta a España leader Odd Christian Eiking responded on Sunday evening when asked if he thought he could now win the race outright, before settling for an entirely reasonable answer: “No.” Still,  …

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No live television broadcast for the 2021 Women’s Tour

Lizzie Deignan of Trek-Segafredo won the 2019 Women’s Tour (Image credit: SWPix) The organisers of next week’s six-day Women’s Tour have announced that this year’s race will not be broadcast live due to the impact of “commercial realities”. Race organiser Sweetspot signed a five-year broadcast deal in February of this year with Eurosport and GCN …

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Langdon and Gibbons wrap up titles for USA CRITS series in Winston-Salem

Image 1 of 8 2021 USA CRITS overall leader podium – second place Maggie Coles-Lyster (DNA Pro Cycling), winner Rachel Langdon (Instafund Racing), fourth place Tina Pic (Colavita/Hello Fresh) (Image credit: Connor Ryan/USA CRITS) Image 2 of 8 2021 USA CRITS overall leader podium for men: second place Michael Hernandez (Best Buddies Racing), winner Thomas …

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Majka dedicates Vuelta a España win to memory of father

Rafal Majka of UAE Team Emirates celebrates winning stage 15 and dedicates the victory to his father (Image credit: Getty Images Sport) A week to the day after Gianpaolo Caruso (Bahrain Victorious) claimed a long-distance solo victory in the Vuelta a España deep in southern Andalucia, another top climbing specialists, Rafal Majka (UAE Team Emirates) made …

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Egan Bernal praises Adam Yates’ late Vuelta a España attack as ‘good for morale’

Egan Bernal in the Vuelta a España best young rider jersey (Image credit: Bettini Photo) Adam Yates’ late attack in an otherwise anodyne GC stage of the Vuelta a España on Sunday represented both a morale boost for Ineos Grenadiers and shows that the Briton is in great shape, his teammate Egan Bernal said after …

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Evenepoel answers Merckx’s criticism with tremendous teamwork at Worlds

Remco Evenepoel (Belgium) at the UCI Road World Championships 2021 (Image credit: Getty Images) The great Eddy Merckx questioned the presence of Remco Evenepoel in the Belgian selection of the 2021 Road World Championships, claiming that if Belgium was racing with one leader in the elite men’s road race, Evenepoel shouldn’t have been selected.  Evenepoel …

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