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Lombardia's curve of danger - VeloNews

Sun Oct 8 2017 11:53am

VeloNews

Lombardia's curve of danger
VeloNews
The dangers of racing on the open road came into full view Saturday at the Giro di Lombardia. On a technical descent off the decisive Colma de Sormano, with about 40km to go in the season's final monument, was the scene of several dangerous and ...

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Race News - Daily Peloton

Sun Oct 8 2017 9:06am

Daily Peloton

Race News
Daily Peloton
A win in a Monument has a higher value than a stage in a Grand Tour, as I got this year at the Giro with the Stelvio and at Andorra in the Vuelta. The most difficult thing for me was to maintain my condition after the Vuelta – Il Lombardia kept me focused.

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Vincenzo Nibali climbs WorldTour rankings after Il Lombardia win - Eurosport.com AU

Sun Oct 8 2017 8:47am

Eurosport.com AU

Vincenzo Nibali climbs WorldTour rankings after Il Lombardia win
Eurosport.com AU
Giro d'Italia winner and time trial world champion Tom Dumoulin remains in third place with road world champion Peter Sagan just behind him in fourth. Second place finisher Julian Alaphilippe also enjoyed a huge rise up the WorldTour rankings, jumping ...

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Nibali climbs WorldTour rankings after Il Lombardia win - Cyclingnews.com

Sun Oct 8 2017 5:46am

Cyclingnews.com

Nibali climbs WorldTour rankings after Il Lombardia win
Cyclingnews.com
Giro d'Italia winner and time trial world champion Tom Dumoulin remains in third place with road world champion Peter Sagan just behind him in fourth. Second place finisher Julian Alaphilippe also enjoyed a huge rise up the WorldTour rankings, jumping ...

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WATCH: Cyclist somehow walks away from horror mountain crash - Sporting News

Sat Oct 7 2017 6:35pm

Sporting News

WATCH: Cyclist somehow walks away from horror mountain crash
Sporting News
Believe it or not, Belgian Laurens De Plus is ok after a horror crash saw him topple 10 metres down a mountain during the Giro di Lombardia. MORE: Winx streaks away to win 21st straight race. The 22-year-old, competing in the same event he was forced ...

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Cyclist OK despite toppling off massive cliff - Yahoo7 Sport

Sat Oct 7 2017 5:39pm

Yahoo7 Sport

Cyclist OK despite toppling off massive cliff
Yahoo7 Sport
A terrifying crash from Belgium's Laurens De Plus has overshadowed the final one-day classic of the cycling season, the Giro di Lombardia. On the descent towards Lake Como some 40km from home, Quick Step rider De Plus crashed after taking a corner ...

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Pinot: You can't do much against Nibali when he is so strong - Cyclingnews.com

Sat Oct 7 2017 3:36pm

Cyclingnews.com

Pinot: You can't do much against Nibali when he is so strong
Cyclingnews.com
Maybe not the Tour de France but I was there in all my objectives such as the Giro. I've been strong, perhaps missing a little bit but I was at my usual level. I'm satisfied," he said, before heading to the FDJ team bus to eat a slice of pizza with his ...

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Nibali uses his descending skills to win Giro of Lombardy - FederalNewsRadio.com

Sat Oct 7 2017 1:18pm

Nibali uses his descending skills to win Giro of Lombardy
FederalNewsRadio.com
COMO, Italy (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali took advantage of his descending skills to win the Giro of Lombardy for the second time in three years on Saturday. Like in his 2015 victory in the single-day classic, Nibali established his lead coming off the ...

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Nibali claims second Lombardia win - SuperSport

Sat Oct 7 2017 11:21am

SuperSport

Nibali claims second Lombardia win
SuperSport
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali won the Giro di Lombardia, the final one-day classic of the season, for the second time on Saturday in a race overshadowed by the spectacular crash of Belgium's Laurens De Plus. Bahrein rider Nibali finished half a minute ahead ...

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Giro di Lombardia results: Vincenzo Nibali rides to victory - In the Bunch

Sat Oct 7 2017 11:06am

In the Bunch

Giro di Lombardia results: Vincenzo Nibali rides to victory
In the Bunch
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali rode to victory when he won the 247km Giro di Lombardia in Como, Italy, today. Vincenzo Nibali won the third stage of Vuelta a España in Andorra la Vella today. Italy's Vincenzo Nibali (left) won the Giro di Lombardia in Como today.

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Nibali Wins Giro di Lombardia - Roadcycling.com

Sat Oct 7 2017 10:47am

Roadcycling.com

Nibali Wins Giro di Lombardia
Roadcycling.com
Giro di Lombardia - the fifth and last of the great monuments of the professional road cycling season - was won by Bahrain-Merida's Vincenzo Nibali following a courageous solo attack. 199 riders lined up for the start of Giro di Lombardia 2017 in ...

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Nibali expecting to be a marked man in Lombardy - Sport24 (blog)

Fri Oct 6 2017 3:36pm

Sport24 (blog)

Nibali expecting to be a marked man in Lombardy
Sport24 (blog)
Bergamo - Vincenzo Nibali expects to have the eyes of the peloton trained on him as he bids to win a second Giro di Lombardia in his homeland on Saturday. The Shark, as the 32-year-old Sicilian is known, won the fifth of the year's five prestigious ...

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Nibali expecting to be a marked man in Lombardy - Sport24

Fri Oct 6 2017 3:36pm

Sport24

Nibali expecting to be a marked man in Lombardy
Sport24
Bergamo - Vincenzo Nibali expects to have the eyes of the peloton trained on him as he bids to win a second Giro di Lombardia in his homeland on Saturday. The Shark, as the 32-year-old Sicilian is known, won the fifth of the year's five prestigious ...

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Spratt re-signs with Orica-Scott - CyclingTips

Fri Oct 6 2017 3:03pm

CyclingTips

Spratt re-signs with Orica-Scott
CyclingTips
Having some big goals like the Giro-Rosa really challenged me. At first it was a case of training to be in the best position possible to support Annemiek (Van Vleuten) but during the Giro-Rosa we realised that my shape was really good and I could be ...

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Confident Martin hits strong power numbers in advance of Il Lombardia - CyclingTips

Fri Oct 6 2017 3:03pm

Confident Martin hits strong power numbers in advance of Il Lombardia
CyclingTips
Giro d'Italia winner Tom Dumoulin's hopes of ending his season with a strong performance in Il Lombardia have been dashed due to illness, with the Dutchman set to miss the event. In recent weeks Dumoulin showed his strong form winning the individual ...

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Top-ranked Rafael Nadal advances to semifinals at China Open - NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

Fri Oct 6 2017 2:10pm

NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal advances to semifinals at China Open
NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)
“If he wins the Giro, who's stopping him?” Vegni said. “He's one of the few riders who can really attempt to follow a Giro victory by also taking the Tour. But first he should grab this milestone. There's plenty of motivation but it needs to be him ...

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Spratt re-signs with Orica-Scott | Cyclingnews.com - Cyclingnews.com

Fri Oct 6 2017 1:19pm

Cyclingnews.com

Spratt re-signs with Orica-Scott | Cyclingnews.com
Cyclingnews.com
Amanda Spratt, 30, has re-signed with the Orica-Scott team for 2018. The Australian has been part of the team since its inaugural season in 2012 and has ...

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Giro di Lombardia 2017: TV schedule - RoadCyclingUK

Fri Oct 6 2017 11:38am

Giro di Lombardia 2017: TV schedule
RoadCyclingUK
The season's final Monument Classic, the Giro di Lombardia, rolls out on Saturday (October 7), as the climbers and rouleurs look to end their season on a high in Como. Defending champion Johan Esteban Chaves (Orica-Scott) will miss the race through ...

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Twelve of the biggest UCI WorldTour transfers for 2018 so far - RoadCyclingUK

Fri Oct 6 2017 11:33am

RoadCyclingUK

Twelve of the biggest UCI WorldTour transfers for 2018 so far
RoadCyclingUK
With the 2017 season reaching its conclusion, with just a handful of races left on the calendar, there will be many riders turning their attention to next season – not least those who will be moving teams in the winter. The UCI WorldTour's transfer ...

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Ambition: Before the Tour of Lombardy, Thibaut Pinot considers that his season is “successful” - The Sherbrooke Times

Fri Oct 6 2017 10:00am

The Sherbrooke Times

Ambition: Before the Tour of Lombardy, Thibaut Pinot considers that his season is “successful”
The Sherbrooke Times
At the Giro, it was different. I was fairly serene, tranquil in my head, I had a great group with a great atmosphere. For me, it was an amazing adventure. I consider my season to be successful : I have four wins, thirty top 10, which means that I've ...

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