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Daily News Digest

In today's CT Daily News Digest: Twenty-nine at the line! Cavendish surpasses Hinault, slots into second in all-time Tour stage wins; Giro Rosa Round-up: Stevens wins atop Madonna della Guardia, Guarnier is back in pink; Sterbini soloes to Austria stage victory;Von Hoff sprints to stage win in...
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Cyclocosm’s How the Week Was Won: 2016 Tour de France, Stages 1-5

Each week during the Tour de France we'll be bringing to you Cyclocosm's unique take on 'how the week was won'. In this second installment of the series, Cosmo looks back on the first five stages of the Tour de France, and gives a special nod to the Dimension Data teamwork that has brought Mark...
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Tight finish at Whitehorse-dominated Kluane Chilkat

With a stout headwind on the final leg of the Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay, it quickly became apparent to the frontrunners the overall title would be settled in a sprint to the finish line. Stephen Ball and Preston Blackie were banking on it. The Whitehorse cyclists both consider sprint...
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Teams break 300 km at 24-hour bike fest

A member of the Croepke Crushers family team leads a pair of racers at the 24 Hours of Light mountain bike festival at the Biathlon Yukon Range on Sunday. The 16th annual event saw a record turnout this year.If riding over 300 kilometres in a day sounds tough, imagine doing it on challenging trails...
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Tour de Whitehorse

July 8th - Prologue (2 km up South Access) ... starts at 6:30 pm with registration starting at 5:30 pm. Location  for Registration is bottom of South Access at the entrance to the Go-Kart Track.July 9th - ITT (20 km and 10 km) ... starts on North Klondike at Hot Springs Road at 10 pm....
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Sun’s out, guns out: women’s spring kits reviewed

It's finally sunny and temperatures are warming up. This means it's that fun time of year when we celebrate #NewKitDay and show off our new threads at the weekend group ride. We tried and reviewed a bunch of kit to help inform you before your next purchase.... to read and see more click here
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Cyclists roll out at the Southern Lakes Gran Fondo

On a gorgeous Saturday, 112 riders set out to conquer the 173-kilometre Southern Lakes Gran Fondo.Riders ages six to 73 battled a strong headwind on a course that started and finished at the Marsh Lake Community  Centre.... to read more click here
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Melissa "Missy" Giove

Missy forged the path for mainstream professional downhill mountain bikers around the globe. A serious force of nature, Missy (42) did not earn her nickname The Missile for nothing.

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Jane Eccles

In 2005, a few days after giving birth, Jane and her family were told she had just hours to live. She had contracted Necrotising Fasciitis (NF) and it was very quickly ripping through her body.

Thankfully their prognosis was not correct, but for Jane this was only the first battle of many. Extensive surgery was required to get rid of the NF, one which involved the removal of her abdominal muscles. As she lay in intensive care, it was becoming clear that her physical ability would never be the same again.

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Tara Llane

Tara Liane's incredible story is not one of how she became paralyzed crashing in a downhill mountain bike race back in 2007 but rather one of determination, drive and the positivity.

The four-time national bike champion may have lost the use of her legs but she is living proof that you can always come back fighting and if you have the will, energy and competitive spirit can help you to achieve what others would deem impossible.

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Eileen Gray

One of the pioneers and champions of women's racing is Eileen Gray. It's a name that might not be familiar to many, but the incredible vision and hard work of this woman made a significant contribution to establishing women's cycle racing on the national and international stage.

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