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Link to David Gaudu finishes second in icy trail running epic
David Gaudu is used to battling the cold on his bike, but possibly not in the very earliest hours of the morning

David Gaudu finishes second in icy trail running epic

Groupama-FDJ rider races the ASICS SaintéLyon relay event just days before his team's Spanish training camp

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Link to Preview: UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup Flamanville
Eli Iserbyt won the last World Cup to take place in Flamanville, back in the 2021/22 season

Preview: UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup Flamanville

Shirin van Anrooij back in action as full men’s field returns after Dublin, with Baloise Trek Lions and Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal on a collision path

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Link to Julian Alaphilippe's coach let go by Soudal Quick-Step amid tensions with Patrick Lefevere
Julian Alaphilippe has been under the tutelage of Patrick Lefevere since turning pro with the team

Julian Alaphilippe's coach let go by Soudal Quick-Step amid tensions with Patrick Lefevere

Franck Alaphilippe, cousin of Julian, points to problems between the French star and his team boss

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Link to Tour de France 2025 Grand Départ avoids cobbles but includes punchy climbs and potential crosswinds
The 2025 Tour de France will begin in Hauts-de-France

Tour de France 2025 Grand Départ avoids cobbles but includes punchy climbs and potential crosswinds

First three stages in Hauts-de-France revealed by the ASO, but no Paris-Roubaix stage on the cards

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Link to Soudal Quick-Step sign 19-year-old multi-discipline talent Paul Magnier
Paul Magnier took the bronze medal at the U23 European Championship Road Race this year

Soudal Quick-Step sign 19-year-old multi-discipline talent Paul Magnier

Frenchman becomes second rider to move from Trinity Racing to Patrick Lefevere's squad, joining on a three-year deal

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Link to Remco Evenepoel hints at 2024 Tour de France participation via Strava
Remco Evenepoel has only ridden a handful of races in France during his professional career

Remco Evenepoel hints at 2024 Tour de France participation via Strava

Soudal Quick-Step leader titles Calpe ride 'on the way to La Grande Boucle' as he dives into winter training block

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Link to Tour de France to start in Lille in 2025
The last time the Tour de France visited Lille it was for the start of 2022's 'Roubaix stage'

Tour de France to start in Lille in 2025

Northern city and region to host first French Grand Départ since 2021, with a Roubaix stage possible

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Link to European Cyclo-cross Championships: Michael Vanthourenhout retains Elite Men's title with long-range solo move
Michael Vanthourenhout spent the majority of Sunday's race alone as he went in search of defending his title

European Cyclo-cross Championships: Michael Vanthourenhout retains Elite Men's title with long-range solo move

Cameron Mason excels in the mud as Lars van der Haar and Pim Ronhaar do battle for bronze

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Link to European Cyclo-cross Championships: Fem van Empel powers through the mud to win Elite Women's title
Fem van Empel was unstoppable in the mud of France on Sunday

European Cyclo-cross Championships: Fem van Empel powers through the mud to win Elite Women's title

Dutch superstar remains unbeaten this season, as Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado, Inge van der Heijden and Sara Casasola battle for podium places

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Link to European Cyclo-cross Championships rescheduled due to Storm Ciarán
Cyclo-cross can be run in torrid conditions, but Storm Ciarán has proved too much

European Cyclo-cross Championships rescheduled due to Storm Ciarán

Wind gusts of 100km/h batter Western France and force organisers to move Saturday's events to Sunday

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Link to Marta Cavalli eyes up stage wins at the 2024 Tour de France Femmes
A disrupted early season left Marta Cavalli shy of form at this year's Tour de France Femmes

Marta Cavalli eyes up stage wins at the 2024 Tour de France Femmes

Italian climber unsure on targeting GC after route is announced in Paris

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Link to Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift 2024 route revealed
The 2024 Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift route map

Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift 2024 route revealed

Alpe d’Huez hosts showpiece finale in alpine double header after Rotterdam start and Liège stage

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Link to 'Thibaut is God for us' – Spending a day with the Collectif Ultras Pinot at Il Lombardia
An otherwise nondescript bend on La Boccola becomes Curva Pinot for the day, appropriately draped in sun, smiles and singing

'Thibaut is God for us' – Spending a day with the Collectif Ultras Pinot at Il Lombardia

As Thibaut Pinot set out on his final professional bike race, GCN met with the legions of his loyal fans who had travelled from near and afar to honour their hero

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Link to Paris-Tours: Riley Sheehan sprints to win from late move on gravel sections
Riley Sheehan won the five-up sprint at to take Paris-Tours victory

Paris-Tours: Riley Sheehan sprints to win from late move on gravel sections

American stagiaire takes big pro victory ahead of Lewis Askey and Tobias Johannessen

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Link to Vuelta a España stage 13: Jonas Vingegaard wins atop the Col du Tourmalet as Jumbo-Visma go 1-2-3
Jumbo-Visma display a tsunami of power on the Col du Tourmalet

Vuelta a España stage 13: Jonas Vingegaard wins atop the Col du Tourmalet as Jumbo-Visma go 1-2-3

Reigning Tour de France champion uses the numbers game with Sepp Kuss and Primož Roglič, as Remco Evenepoel's hopes fall apart

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Link to Bretagne Classic: An emotional Valentin Madouas wins in a three-up sprint
It was Madouas' first victory in the iconic French tricolour jersey

Bretagne Classic: An emotional Valentin Madouas wins in a three-up sprint

French national champion aided by teammate Stefan Küng in a tough finale

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Link to GCN takes on the Inferno, the most beautiful bike race you’ve never heard of
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GCN takes on the Inferno, the most beautiful bike race you’ve never heard of

480km route crosses the Alps and climbs some of the toughest mountains in northern Europe

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Link to UCI World Championships: Axel Laurance seals men’s U23 road race title
Axel Laurance’s performance will be remembered as one of the finest U23 displays in recent times

UCI World Championships: Axel Laurance seals men’s U23 road race title

French youngster pulls off remarkable 26.2km solo attack to win the rainbow jersey in Glasgow

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Link to Tour De France: A Beginner’s Guide To The World’s Most Famous Bike Race!
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Tour De France: A Beginner’s Guide To The World’s Most Famous Bike Race!

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Link to The Pro Bikes Of Vincenzo Nibali | 10 Years Of Cycling Evolution
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The Pro Bikes Of Vincenzo Nibali | 10 Years Of Cycling Evolution

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Link to Epic Descent: Col de Joux Plane
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Epic Descent: Col de Joux Plane

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Link to Tour De France 2013 - GCN Review Show
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Tour De France 2013 - GCN Review Show

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Link to Tour De France 2013 In Numbers
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Tour De France 2013 In Numbers

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Link to Tour De France 2013 - Inside Line On Euskatel's New Orbea Orca
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Tour De France 2013 - Inside Line On Euskatel's New Orbea Orca

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