Former Colombian pro cyclist shot and killed

Colombian ex-pro cyclist Jaime Alberto Restrepo was shot and killed in Antioquia, Colombia on Monday. The Colombian news organization El Tiempo reported that the Antioquia Police said two armed suspects traveling on a motorcycle approached Restrepo around 6:30pm. One of the men repeatedly shot him, causing his death within a “matter of minutes.” The motives … Read more

Shimano releases Pioneer-esque software upgrade for latest gen power meters

Shimano has announced a free software upgrade for its latest Dura-Ace R9200P and Ultegra R8100P crank-based power meters. Available for installation via the E-Tube Project app, the Force Vector update introduces the ability to measure the direction and strength of pedalling forces through the entire crank rotation. Shimano claims the new force data is recorded … Read more

CyclingTips Podcast: The mountains are here

Saturday’s thrilling Giro stage can teach us lessons about creating chaos and excitement in the middle of Grand Tours. Caley, Ronan, Kit, and Shoddy sit down to talk through the weekend’s racing, plus look ahead at the mountainous final week. SUBSCRIBE TO THE ‘CYCLINGTIPS PODCAST‘Never miss an episode. Subscribe to our CyclingTips Podcast on iTunes, … Read more

Bahrain seek ally in Bora to bring down Carapaz

A helping hand from Vincenzo Nibali and Astana-Qazaqstan on the Mortirolo had softened the legs before the Valico di Santa Cristina, where Wout Poels dropped back from the break. This was something that had been planned from the start of the day. The scheme had now been telegraphed to their rivals as Bahrain-Victorious used their … Read more