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Bouchard-Hall exit interview, part 2: Choosing a successor

“There has to be a spirit of trying new things to move the sport forward,” says outgoing USA Cycling CEO Derek Bouchard-Hall.

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Alan Marangoni leaves cycling with fond Sagan highlights

Days away from retirement, Marangoni remembers his time spent supporting a blossoming young Slovak talent, Peter Sagan.

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Podcast: Tour route analysis; should power meters be banned?

Tour de France organizers boasted that the 2019 route was the “highest Tour ever” — does that mean it will be exciting for fans?

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How Warbasse went from ‘No-Go Tour’ to WorldTour in a matter of days

Larry Warbasse takes VeloNews’s call in late October after an overnight flight from Michigan to Nice, France. He was going the wrong

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Defiant Quintana says he’s not washed up

The 28-year-old continues to strive for a yellow jersey despite a rough and tumble 2018.

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Guardini finds his place one step below the star sprinters

Italian finds confidence and a better programme with Bardiani-CSF

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The Tour of Hainan experience

Hainan offers not just luxury hotels, but experience and exposure for young riders looking to progress

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Movistar keeps chin up despite rocky 2018

Emerging talents supplementing current triple-header of leaders and favorable Tour route provide Movistar boss confidence for 2019

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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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Mitchelton-BikeExchange: The China connection

The Continental feeder team for Mitchelton-Scott develops young Chinese talent and cultivates sponsorship opportunities for the future.

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Valverde likes proposed power-meter ban, confirms Flanders start

World champion Valverde says a power meter ban might not change classics, but it could impact the Tour de France.

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Rising sprint star Mareczko sees ‘more opportunities with CCC’

HAIKOU, China (VN) — Jakub Mareczko, a recent stage winner in the Tour of Hainan, sees more opportunities ahead with his step up

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Drapac to end EF sponsorship, will return to development program

Drapac steps down from role as co-sponsor of Slipstream team to focus on development program that will work closely with EF.

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La Course remains one day with circuit race for 2019

Although fans and riders have often asked for a women’s stage race, Tour de France organizers stick with one-day format for La Course.

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TDF: Froome won’t say if he or Thomas should lead Sky

Although he won’t confirm his role as sole leader, Froome says another yellow jersey would be an ideal 10th-anniversary gift for Team Sky.

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Phinney extends with EF Education First-Drapac

After two years with the American EF Education First-Drapac team and a career-best eighth at Roubaix, Phinney renews contract.

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Quick-Step’s next challenge to keep it together

Despite the arrival of new sponsor Deceuninck, Patrick Lefevere faces a challenge of keeping talented riders on his powerhouse Belgian team.

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Tony Martin brings German TT engine to LottoNL-Jumbo

Martin, 33, owns four world TT titles, four Tour de France stage wins, and several more victories.

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‘Final breakaway’ latest chapter in ‘get real’ trend

Riders increasingly seeking release from season’s pressure of “too much Strava records, too much training, and too much focus on racing”

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Sean Bennett signs with EF for 2019

Following a year of accelerated development, including a win at the Baby Giro, Bennett moves up to the WorldTour with American team.

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Bouchard-Hall stepping down as USA Cycling CEO

USA Cycling is on the hunt for a new leader. On Friday cycling’s American governing body revealed that current President and CEO

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Sky continues youth push; Prades, Theuns on the move

Team Sky continues to bolster roster with young talents, deepening its Italian ties with the signing of Filippo Ganna.

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