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Chris Froome has ‘no regrets’ after world time-trial bronze

Britain’s Chris Froome says he has “no regrets” after taking bronze in the men’s elite time trial at the World Championship in Bergen, Norway. Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin won the event with Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic second. WATCH MORE: Froome misses out on world title to Dumoulin WATCH MORE: Van Vleuten claims world time trial gold WATCH MORE: GB’s Pidcock wins junior world time trial Source link

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Chris Froome adds world time trial bronze to Tour de France-Vuelta double

Froome misses out on world title to Dumoulin UCI World Road Championships 2017 Host: Bergen, Norway Dates: 17-24 September Coverage: Live coverage of the elite men’s and women’s time trials and road races on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website & app. Men’s time trial, Weds 20 Sep: 12:00-17:30 – BBC Red Button and online; 14:30-16:45 – BBC Two – full broadcast schedule here Britain’s Chris Froome added a World Championship bronze medal in the time trial to this year’s historic Tour de France and Vuelta…

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World Road Championships 2017: How a bike change could decide world title

Kazakh rider Alexey Lutsenko has problems with the bike change – swapping a heavier time trial machine for a regular road bike for the final climb – that could decide the winner of the men’s time trial at the World Championships in Bergen, Norway. Watch the men’s world time trail live now Available to UK users only. WATCH MORE: Van Vleuten claims world time trial gold WATCH MORE: GB’s Pidcock wins junior world time trial Source link

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Road World Championships: Lauren Dolan finishes race despite crash

Team GB’s Lauren Dolan rode approximately 8km to the finish after the crash UCI Road World Championships 2017 Host: Bergen, Norway Dates: 17-24 September Coverage: Live coverage of the elite men’s and women’s time trials and road races on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website & app – full broadcast schedule here Britain’s Lauren Dolan completed the junior women’s individual time trial at the Road World Championships despite sustaining a serious leg injury in a crash. Dolan was at the midway point of the 16.1km course…

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Road World Championships 2017: Tom Pidcock wins junior world time trial

GB’s Pidcock wins junior world time trial Britain’s Tom Pidcock won gold in the junior men’s individual time trial at the Road World Championships in Norway. The 18-year-old becomes a double world champion having taken the World Cyclo-cross title earlier this year. Pidcock rode the 21.1km course in 28 minutes 2.15 seconds in Bergen – 11 seconds faster than his nearest rival. Italy’s Antonio Puppio won the silver medal with Filip Maciejuk of Poland taking bronze, while fellow Briton Fred Wright finished in 19th. In the junior women’s race, Britain’s…

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Elinor Barker: Cyclist excited by UCI World Road Championships

Elinor Barker tells BBC Sport about her hopes for the UCI World Road Championships in Bergen, Norway, discusses switching teams and the Commonwealth Games. Live coverage of the elite men’s and women’s time trials and road races, lasting until 24 September, is on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, the BBC Sport website & app. The next live action is the Men’s Individual Time Trial at 12:00 BST on Tuesday 19 September. Source link

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Cyclist Mark Beaumont breaks around the world record

Image copyright Mark Beaumont Mark Beaumont has broken the world record for cycling around the world – by 44 days. The 34-year-old, from Perthshire, arrived in Paris one day ahead of schedule having cycled the 18,000-mile route in 79 days. He set a new world record of 194 days in 2008. Since then it has been broken by other riders, with the previous record set at 123 days. To achieve his goal, Mark needed to cycle an average 240 miles a day. He was on his bike for more than…

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World Road Cycling Championships: Team Sky third in team trial

Chris Froome (centre) is only is the third man to complete the Tour de France-Vuelta double in the same year Chris Froome’s Team Sky finished third in the opening team trial at the World Road Cycling Championships in Norway. Team Sunweb achieved the men’s and women’s double on day one in Bergen. Featuring Giro d’Italia champion Tom Dumoulin, the German outfit clocked 47 minutes 50.42 seconds on the 42.5km course to beat 2014 and 2015 champions BMC by 8.29 seconds. Tour de France and Vuelta winner Froome races in Wednesday’s…

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Brighton cycling project tackling social isolation

There are two million over-75s who live alone in the UK, most of them women. That’s a lot of people who might not be getting enough of the social interaction we know is so good for us, but the question is how to reach those people who live alone. In Brighton, a new idea is tackling this problem – and it’s as easy as riding a bike. You can see more on Inside Out South at 19:30 BST on Monday evening. Source link

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Pat McQuaid lobbying against me, says UCI president Brian Cookson

Brian Cookson, left, is being challenged in the UCI presidential election by David Lappartient The head of cycling’s world governing body has expressed “grave concern” that his predecessor is “actively lobbying” against him. The sport’s most powerful figure – Briton Brian Cookson – is being challenged by Frenchman David Lappartient in next week’s UCI presidential election. Cookson says he has been shown “proof” the man he deposed in 2013, Pat McQuaid, is trying to influence the vote. In an increasingly bitter fight, Cookson also said Lappartient would take the UCI…

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