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Link to 10 riders to watch at the Volta ao Algarve
Dani Martínez and Remco Evenepoel have won the past two editions of the race. 2024 will see them square off again alongside a number of top GC riders vying for an early-season win

10 riders to watch at the Volta ao Algarve

From the GC men who are building into their Grand Tour preparations, to the sprinters looking to make their mark early in the year, here are ten riders to watch in Portugal

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Link to 2024 Women’s WorldTour bikes, wheels and groupsets: A complete guide
A selection of the bikes that will be in action in the Women's WorldTour in 2024

2024 Women’s WorldTour bikes, wheels and groupsets: A complete guide

Specialized commits to a long-term deal with SD Worx while Canyon is the most popular bike brand

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Link to How are WorldTour cycling kits designed?
Some of the fresh WorldTour kits for 2024

How are WorldTour cycling kits designed?

GCN spoke exclusively to designers and teams to understand more about the design process behind a jersey fit for the WorldTour

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Link to Tour Down Under stage 5: Oscar Onley wins on Willunga Hill
Oscar Onley took the win on stage 5 of the Tour Down Under

Tour Down Under stage 5: Oscar Onley wins on Willunga Hill

The Brit takes the victory ahead of Stephen Williams and Jhonatan Narváez, setting the stage for a thrilling race finale on Mount Lofty

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Link to Tour Down Under Stage 2: Isaac del Toro stuns the sprinters with a last-minute solo victory
Isaac del Toro wins stage 2 of the Santos Tour Down Under

Tour Down Under Stage 2: Isaac del Toro stuns the sprinters with a last-minute solo victory

Corbin Strong and Stephen Williams round out the podium in Lobethal

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Link to Tour Down Under stage 1: Sam Welsford takes the sprint win into Tanunda
Sam Welsford wins stage 1 of the Tour Down Under

Tour Down Under stage 1: Sam Welsford takes the sprint win into Tanunda

Phil Bauhaus and Biniam Girmay complete the podium in the first WorldTour sprint of the year

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Link to Milan Vader will lead Visma-Lease a Bike at the Tour Down Under
Milan Vader at last year's Tour Down Under, his first race back from his crash in 2022

Milan Vader will lead Visma-Lease a Bike at the Tour Down Under

The Dutch all-rounder will be joined by Robert Gesink and WorldTour debutants Loe van Belle and Johannes Staune-Mittet on the team's seven-man squad

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Link to Pro cycling transfers – Every move for the 2024 season
A lot of riders around the peloton will be racing in new colours next season

Pro cycling transfers – Every move for the 2024 season

Our up-to-date list of all the signings and departures from around the men's and women's pelotons

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Link to Jack Haig and building a home far from his comfort zone
Jack Haig, even with the ups and downs that come with a cycling career, is happy to be here

Jack Haig and building a home far from his comfort zone

The Australian spoke with GCN on a wide-ranging discussion about life in the peloton, moving to Europe, his 2023 season and what to expect in the year ahead

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Link to Stuart O’Grady expecting an ‘epic finale’ at Tour Down Under
Jay Vine after he took a thrilling victory in the 2023 Tour Down Under

Stuart O’Grady expecting an ‘epic finale’ at Tour Down Under

GCN caught up with the Australian race director to talk about the 2024 race routes

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Link to Matt White: We don’t know how good Luke Plapp can be
Plapp rides next to his future teammate, and possible mentor, Simon Yates

Matt White: We don’t know how good Luke Plapp can be

Australian rider to shadow Simon Yates at points during 2024 season

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Link to Chris Froome hesitant to say today's top riders are much faster than those in the past
Chris Froome was part of the Legends team at the Tour de France Prudential Singapore Criterium, and pleased the spectators with an early move into the breakaway

Chris Froome hesitant to say today's top riders are much faster than those in the past

In a GCN exclusive, the four-time Tour de France champion compares Jumbo-Visma to Team Sky and marvels at the collective level of today's peloton

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Link to American 17-year-old AJ August signs for Ineos Grenadiers
AJ August finished ninth in the junior men's time trial at the Glasgow World Championships

American 17-year-old AJ August signs for Ineos Grenadiers

The junior from up-state New York will be joining the WorldTour in 2024

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Link to UAE Team Emirates and SD Worx top UCI world rankings
Tadej Pogačar and Demi Vollering were two of the winning teams' most successful riders

UAE Team Emirates and SD Worx top UCI world rankings

Jumbo-Visma a close second on men’s side as SD Worx trounce opposition by large margin

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Link to Gree-Tour of Guangxi stage 4: Milan Vader has the force to win the Queen stage
Milan Vader fell to the ground in exhaustion shortly after the finish line, this was a win well earned

Gree-Tour of Guangxi stage 4: Milan Vader has the force to win the Queen stage

Jumbo-Visma rider moves into the race lead after conquering the steep slopes to Nongla

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Link to Rui Costa agrees terms with EF Education-EasyPost
Rui Costa celebrates his final win in Intermarché-Circus-Wanty colours, at the Japan Cup Cycle Road Race

Rui Costa agrees terms with EF Education-EasyPost

Winner of Sunday's Japan Cup Cycle Road Race moves across to the American team after contract expiry at Intermarché-Circus-Wanty

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Link to A beginner’s guide to the Giro d’Italia
The Giro d'Italia sees riders chase the famous pink jersey in a three-week battle around Italy

A beginner’s guide to the Giro d’Italia

What is the Giro, how does it work, and why is this historic Grand Tour so important?

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Link to Giro dell'Emilia: Primož Roglič sprints to third title ahead of Tadej Pogačar
Remarkably, this was Primož Roglič's first one-day race of the season

Giro dell'Emilia: Primož Roglič sprints to third title ahead of Tadej Pogačar

Jumbo-Visma leader announced his departure from the team ahead of the race, but showed he is still at his very best to take the win

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Link to Coppa Agostoni: Davide Formolo solos home in 1-2 for UAE Team Emirates
Davide Formolo took solo victory on the Coppa Agostoni

Coppa Agostoni: Davide Formolo solos home in 1-2 for UAE Team Emirates

Italian launches late attack to win hilly Italian one-day race, as Marc Hirschi sweeps up from the chase group

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Link to Damien Touzé’s Timemachine TT: A rare WorldTour sighting of BMC and Campagnolo
Damien Touzé’s Timemachine TT

Damien Touzé’s Timemachine TT: A rare WorldTour sighting of BMC and Campagnolo

AG2R Citroën is the only WorldTour team to use BMC bikes and Campagnolo components, but that could be about to change

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Link to One day at a time, getting through the mundane, and lots of luck - how to survive a Grand Tour
Thomas De Gendt told GCN how he gets through Grand Tour racing

One day at a time, getting through the mundane, and lots of luck - how to survive a Grand Tour

A veteran and two newbies on the mental and physical challenges of three-week racing

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Link to US sensation AJ August linked to Ineos: ‘He’s Remco, but probably with more power’
There are always hints at where the top junior riders will be heading. Consider August's bike, for example

US sensation AJ August linked to Ineos: ‘He’s Remco, but probably with more power’

American 17-year-old turns down Axel Merckx for an immediate WorldTour future

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Link to 'Pure mind games' – How Jayco-AlUla's last trio standing survived the Vuelta a España
Matteo Sobrero, Felix Engelhardt and Jan Maas finished the Vuelta a España in Madrid

'Pure mind games' – How Jayco-AlUla's last trio standing survived the Vuelta a España

Matteo Sobrero, Felix Engelhardt and Jan Maas arrive in Madrid with lessons of mental and physical survival

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Link to Vuelta a España: List of drop-outs so far
Crashes and illness forced 14 riders out of the Vuelta a España during the first week

Vuelta a España: List of drop-outs so far

All of the riders who have abandoned the final Grand Tour of the year

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