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Date archive: August2017

Lizzie Deignan Previews: Bergen 2017

Road safety

Despite Lizzie Deignan (formerly Armitstead) playing down her form at the beginning of the season – thanks to an illness she was battling all spring – her results say otherwise. She scored three second places to her Boels-Dolmans team-mate Anna van der Breggen in the three races of the Ardennes Classics – Flèche Wallonne, Liège-Bastogne-Liège…

UCI Road World Championships: A History

Bergen

With 1000 athletes competing and around 200 million people tuning in to watch it annually on TV, the UCI Road World Championships has long been regarded as the biggest international cycling event in the world. For the vast majority of elite athletes, the World Championships represent the biggest test of the year, which is a testament…

Cycleplan’s Pedal to Victory: Your Guide to Bergen 2017

Bergen

More than just your average road race, the UCI Road World Championships is the biggest cycling event in the world, with the coveted rainbow jersey up for grabs. This year – Bergen, Norway will be adding their name to the hosting history books: offering the emotions, thrills and close calls that have marked so many…

Insuring Safety: The Risks of Road Racing

Cycling Accidents

It’s easy to presume that just because you have a helmet on, your cycle journey should be risk-free. However, even your average commute to work isn’t without its fair share of danger, let alone the risks faced by those competing in road races, such as the gold-standard – UCI Road World Championships. We’ve looked at…

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