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Link to Wout van Aert rides 111km on Zwift as recovery continues from fractures
Wout van Aert crashed out of Dwars door Vlaanderen at the end of March

Wout van Aert rides 111km on Zwift as recovery continues from fractures

Visma-Lease a Bike rider was ruled out of the Giro d'Italia last week to recover from fractures, but starts clocking up virtual kilometres in the saddle

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Link to Ineos owner Jim Ratcliffe appeals to UCI for 'real action' on rider safety
Dave Brailsford (left) and Jim Ratcliffe (right) are both heavily involved with both Manchester United and Ineos Grenadiers, under the umbrella of Ineos Sport

Ineos owner Jim Ratcliffe appeals to UCI for 'real action' on rider safety

Ineos Grenadiers' billionaire owner writes open letter, pointing to Formula 1's transformation after the death of Ayrton Senna and bemoaning crashes suffered by Chris Froome and Egan Bernal in recent years

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Link to Primož Roglič forced to skip Liège-Bastogne-Liège through injury
Primož Roglič had been enjoying a successful Itzulia Basque Country prior to his crash

Primož Roglič forced to skip Liège-Bastogne-Liège through injury

Bora-Hansgrohe leader also misses La Flèche Wallonne as a result of knee injury and wounds, with priority placed on recovery before the Tour de France

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Link to Julian Alaphilippe raced Spring Classics campaign with fracture, fearing criticism
Julian Alaphilippe rode on through five races after his Strade Bianche DNF

Julian Alaphilippe raced Spring Classics campaign with fracture, fearing criticism

'I didn't want people to think I was faking' says former world champion after suffering injury at Strade Bianche and riding through to Flanders

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Link to Wout van Aert enjoys first shower in 12 days as wounds heal
Wout van Aert had been hoping to target the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix, but was ruled out of both

Wout van Aert enjoys first shower in 12 days as wounds heal

Visma-Lease a Bike's all-rounder posts 5km walk to Strava, as he looks to test recovery and ponder his Giro d'Italia participation

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Link to Mark Cavendish out until mid-April as recovery from illness continues
Mark Cavendish last raced at Milano-Torino, but pulled out of the race before the finish

Mark Cavendish out until mid-April as recovery from illness continues

British rider has struggled with his health for several weeks but is set to race the Presidential Cycling Tour of Türkiye later in April

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Link to Tom Pidcock crashes out of Itzulia Basque Country during TT recon
Tom Pidcock has ridden two time trials in 2024, at the Volta ao Algarve and Tirreno-Adriatico

Tom Pidcock crashes out of Itzulia Basque Country during TT recon

Scans reveal no broken bones for the Ineos Grenadiers star as he was set to contest the GC against the likes of Jonas Vingegaard and Remco Evenepoel

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Link to Marlen Reusser set for jaw surgery on Tuesday following Tour of Flanders crash
Marlen Reusser at the start of an ill-fated Tour of Flanders

Marlen Reusser set for jaw surgery on Tuesday following Tour of Flanders crash

SD Worx-Protime's Swiss national champion suffered a fractured jaw along with eight broken teeth in Sunday's crash at the Tour of Flanders

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Link to Mads Pedersen: 'Pain in the ass that we lost Jasper Stuyven for Tour of Flanders'
Mads Pedersen was the winner at Dwars door Vlaanderen on Sunday, but crashed heavily at Gent-Wevelgem just two days ago

Mads Pedersen: 'Pain in the ass that we lost Jasper Stuyven for Tour of Flanders'

Former runner-up rues the loss of key teammates and his own nasty crash at Dwars door Vlaanderen, but insists that Lidl-Trek continue to race aggressively

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Link to Backs to the wall for Visma as Dylan van Baarle becomes a doubt for Tour of Flanders
Former Paris-Roubaix winner Dylan van Baarle (right) would be a crucial teammate for Wout van Aert (left) at the Tour of Flanders

Backs to the wall for Visma as Dylan van Baarle becomes a doubt for Tour of Flanders

Visma-Lease a Bike continue to count their losses, as Van Baarle is ruled out of Dwars door Vlaanderen and may not be available for Wout van Aert on Sunday

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Link to Wout van Aert without Christophe Laporte for the Tour of Flanders
Christophe Laporte and Wout van Aert have regularly been a double act for Visma-Lease a Bike in the Classics

Wout van Aert without Christophe Laporte for the Tour of Flanders

Frenchman forced to miss both Flanders and Dwars door Vlaanderen, as Visma-Lease a Bike head into Sunday with multiple wounded riders

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Link to UAE Tour: Adam Yates 'doesn't remember hitting the ground' after crash and concussion
Adam Yates and Vegard Stake Laengen in discussion during stage 3 of the UAE Tour

UAE Tour: Adam Yates 'doesn't remember hitting the ground' after crash and concussion

Jay Vine, Mauro Gianetti and Mikkel Bjerg shed further light on fall that ruled British climber out of race with concussion, as team makes call to pull the plug

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Link to Lidl-Trek: 'We are not worried about the Giro after Giulio Ciccone's surgery'
Giulio Ciccone is one of Lidl-Trek's flagship riders and has big ambitions for 2024

Lidl-Trek: 'We are not worried about the Giro after Giulio Ciccone's surgery'

GCN speaks exclusively to Lidl-Trek's team doctor and head of performance after Giro d'Italia hopeful is forced to take four-week break from training

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Link to 'It’s good to be back in the game' - Laurens De Plus returns to strength after Vuelta a España TTT crash
Laurens De Plus is back racing at the Tour Down Under this week

'It’s good to be back in the game' - Laurens De Plus returns to strength after Vuelta a España TTT crash

Belgian fractured hip in August and returned to racing at the Tour Down Under with Ineos Grenadiers

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Link to Cyclist paralysed in crash sues Planet X insurers for £10m over forks that 'sheared in two'
Gordon was riding a Planet X Tempest gravel bike

Cyclist paralysed in crash sues Planet X insurers for £10m over forks that 'sheared in two'

Insurers deny liability but Daniel Gordon's lawyers point to the Consumer Protection Act for compensation

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Link to Riding through pain: Signs that your riding position needs changing
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Riding through pain: Signs that your riding position needs changing

Getting the correct bike fit is its own science, even if you choose not to get a professional fit, here are some pointers that something isn’t quite right

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Link to Stefan Küng finishes European Championships ITT with a broken helmet after crash
Stefan Küng came over the line in 11th place, despite sporting a broken helmet

Stefan Küng finishes European Championships ITT with a broken helmet after crash

Swiss specialist questionably allowed to continue after crashing into barriers and suffering several cuts

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Link to Nathan van Hooydonck forced to retire due to heart problems
Nathan van Hooydonck was a valuable member of Jumbo-Visma's squad

Nathan van Hooydonck forced to retire due to heart problems

Belgian fitted with internal defibrillator as he leaves hospital for the first time since his accident, but his pro career is over

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Link to News Round-up: Thymen Arensman back training as the Vuelta a España turns its attention to Lisbon
Thymen Arensman may well have been Ineos Grenadiers' GC hope in the Vuelta a España, but it was not to be

News Round-up: Thymen Arensman back training as the Vuelta a España turns its attention to Lisbon

The Gran Partida of the 2024 Vuelta will take place in Portugal, whilst Alberto Bettiol has extended his contract with EF Education-EasyPost

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Link to Mark Cavendish back riding alongside Chris Froome as Astana director praises ‘champion’ sprinter ahead of return
Mark Cavendish crashed out of what appears to be his final Tour de France

Mark Cavendish back riding alongside Chris Froome as Astana director praises ‘champion’ sprinter ahead of return

Fofonov praises veteran with contract plans still unclear ahead of 2024 and possible Tour de France return

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Link to Updated: Encouraging signs for Nathan Van Hooydonck following car accident
Nathan Van Hooydonck was rushed to hospital in a 'life-threatening condition'.

Updated: Encouraging signs for Nathan Van Hooydonck following car accident

Jumbo Visma rider became unwell at the wheel and crashed into multiple other vehicles

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Link to How to use kinesiology tape to treat anterior knee pain
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How to use kinesiology tape to treat anterior knee pain

Kinesiology tape or 'KT' tape can help to ease knee pain symptoms. Here's how to apply it

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Link to Lotto Dstny’s Tijl De Decker hospitalised after training crash
Tijl De Decker is a promising one-day racer and proved his talent in winning the U23 Paris-Roubaix earlier this season

Lotto Dstny’s Tijl De Decker hospitalised after training crash

Paris-Roubaix Espoirs winner reported to be in a coma after collision with a motorist

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