Posts in category: Commentary
Commentary: The Tour route is another effort to cage Team Sky

Tour organizers hope to tame team Sky with a course designed to produce, oh happy day, the first French winner since 1985.

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Roundtable: Why Il Lombardia matters

A lot of cycling fans tune out once world championships are over — but they shouldn’t. This year’s edition of Il

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Commentary: Meeting The Donald at the Tour de Trump

For part of an afternoon back in 1989, I belonged to the inner circle of Donald Trump.

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Commentary: The joy of a Toms Skujins victory

“I’m not the strongest so I gotta come up with other ways to win.”

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The Outer Line: Using motion-detection system to get the right bike fit

Recovering from a hip fracture, Steve Maxwell turns to a high-tech solution to get a bike fit to reduce the risk of further injury.

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Commentary: U.S. road racing can find answers on the track

David Chauner argues that to rebuild a dwindling American road cycling scene, it’s time to go back to our roots: track cycling.

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Commentary: Jan Ullrich’s journey from spotlight to shadow

Once heralded as cycling’s wunderkind, Jan Ullrich never got accustomed to the glare of the media spotlight.

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The state of racing: Momentum Sports co-founder Thierry Attias

With his pro team losing UnitedHealthcare as a sponsor at the end of 2018, Attias says U.S. cycling needs more personalities.

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Commentary: Should a cycling journalist earn France’s highest honor?

Samuel Abt remembers how the Tour de France awarded him for 20 years of service in the most French way possible.

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The Outer Line: Tour de Trump with a Russian accent

Erik Raschke examines the connection between Russia and the Tour de Trump.

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Commentary: The French resolution

Samuel Abt muses on the Tour’s lack of French contenders — and organizer ASO’s dogged efforts to favor its countrymen.

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Commentary: The beauty of defeat at the Tour de France

Jasper Stuyven’s near miss on Saturday underlined that cycling is often a game of miles, inches, or even a few feet of elevation.

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Commentary: Pavé is the solution to a boring Tour

Cobblestones add some much-needed excitement to the Tour de France, writes Fred Dreier.

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Roundtable: The dust settles after Tour’s first climbing test

What was Quick-Step thinking? Is Romain Bardet in trouble? Should Dumoulin have drafted his team car? Those questions and more.

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