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Tom Pidock (Ineos Grenadiers) won Strade Bianche in 2023

No Egan Bernal but Ineos Grenadiers rumble towards Strade Bianche with a stellar team around Tom Pidcock

'Of course, it will add a target on my back but it doesn’t change how I go into the race' says defending champion Pidcock

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The best Strava art of February 2024

Strava art of the Month: Year of the Dragon, Valentines, and a world record

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Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates)

Be afraid, Tadej Pogačar is coming to Strade Bianche to 'have fun in the chaos'

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A selection of the finest Spring Classics

Spring Classics 2024: Essential guide to the races and riders

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Is the UCI’s 6.8kg bike weight limit unfair for smaller riders? GCN Tech Show

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Lizzie Deignan: There are no gifts in Strade Bianche

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Link to How does rim width affect gravel tyre performance?

How does rim width affect gravel tyre performance?

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Link to 'That day still haunts me' – Quinn Simmons takes aim at Strade Bianche, the one that got away

'That day still haunts me' – Quinn Simmons takes aim at Strade Bianche, the one that got away

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'They all know who I am' – Puck Pieterse takes aim at Strade Bianche podium

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News

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The new wheels from FFWD use a completely new hub and carbon spokes to reduce weight

FFWD sticking with hooked rims on its new RAW collection

The brand will continue to use hooked rim profiles in its latest launch, citing greater compatibility with more tyres

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The new GravelKing X1

Panaracer introduces ‘fastest ever’ X1 GravelKing tyre and revamps existing range

Full range has been redesigned with new compounds, beads and an adjusted sizing system

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Supersapiens has terminated all memberships

Supersapiens terminates all memberships amid ‘strategic restructuring’

American company also suspends shipping of glucose monitors, in a move that has been made due to the “evolving landscape in which we operate”

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Racing

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Tadej Pogačar stormed to victory last time he lined up at Strade Bianche. Can he do it again?

10 riders to watch at Strade Bianche

From Tadej Pogačar to Neve Bradbury, here are ten riders we are tipping for success this weekend in Italy

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Actual photographic evidence that Dan Lloyd finished ninth at the 2009 Strade Bianche, although it was called Monte Paschi Eroica back then

Should Strade Bianche be considered a Monument?

GCN's very own top-10 finisher Dan Lloyd casts his eye over the debate that never seems to go away, as RCS make the race over 200km in length for the first time

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The Emonda is a bike built with lightweight in mind without completely ignoring aerodynamics

Pro bike: Elisa Longo Borghini’s Trek Émonda SLR

We got our hands on the Lidl-Trek rider's lightweight climbing bike during the women’s UAE Tour

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Major Races

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Strade Bianche

The peloton takes on the white gravel roads in Tuscany in the first of the Italian Classics

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Strade Bianche

The women's peloton tackle a longer route with more sectors of gravel, but can anyone overcome SD Worx-Protime?

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Paris-Nice

Tour de France hopefuls come together for a challenging week at the race to the sun

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Tirreno-Adriatico

Italy's premier one-week stage race is a favourite for both GC contenders and Classics specialists as an important test for the bigger goals of the spring

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Tech

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The RCR Pro is the newest bike in the WorldTour

Pro bike: Sam Bennett's Van Rysel RCR

We take a look at the newest bike in the WorldTour from Decathlon-AG2R La Mondiale

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The RideArmor is Vittoria's new all-season road tyre

Vittoria releases its ‘most durable and puncture resistant road tyre ever’ with the RideArmor

All-season road tyre aims to balance comfort, grip and puncture protection

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Gravel e-bike vs road e-bike: which is best for you?

We look at the key differences and benefits of both types of e-bike to help you make the right choice for your needs

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How To

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How to wheelie a road bike

Popping the front wheel up is the perfect skill to develop your balance, control and handling on the bike

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How to wash your bike like a pro mechanic

Mike Jenner from Women's WorldTour team Uno-X Mobility shows us how he keeps the team's bikes in pristine condition

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Link to Why are cyclists obsessed with FTP numbers, and is it actually useful?
Should we really be taking so much notice of what our FTP value is?

Why are cyclists obsessed with FTP numbers, and is it actually useful?

When it comes to training, we think you should avoid fixating on FTP to uncover bigger benefits

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Lifestyle

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GCN's Zwift Games: Who is the fastest presenter?

With the Zwift Games about to start in March our presenters go head-to-head in our own version of the Games

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Luxury winter bikepacking with the Tern Orox e-cargo bike

What better way to go winter bikepacking than with a fully loaded e-cargo bike packed with everything you could ever need

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How slow is a pro with 25kg extra weight?

Conor Dunne straps a weighted vest to Chad Haga, then races him up a climb

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