SAFETY IS NO LONGER A CONCERN IN CYCLING – PETER SAGAN

Peter Sagan, world champion and rider for the Bora-Hansgrohe has said that if disc brakes were going to be used during races, then the entire peloton needs to use them and not just one or a few persons.

This 2017 season has seen just a few of the riders making use of the controversial disc brakes, one which has been accused of capable of causing bodily injury to riders especially during a crash.

TREK-SEGAFREDO SIGNS DEGENKOLB

In an announcement made by the team, Trek Segafredo has said that it has made a new addition to the team.

Segafredo has added the former giant-alpecin riders Koen De Kort and John Degenkolb. Degenkolb’s contract is expected to last until 2019 while De Kort has signed in with the team for a two-year deal that will last until 2018.

Fates Of Riders At Vuelta A Espana

All eyes had been on Chris Froome in the Vuelta a Espana event.

He had been in the lead when he attacked Nairo Quintana and Alberto Contador. He lost out time for both. As a result, he had a difficult day at the event. Nario moved into the leading [position. This occurred at the eighth stage of the race, which was at La Camperona. Froome from Team Sky started the battle with the other contenders. He accelerated when there was about 1.3 km to finish. He distanced both Alberto as well as Alejandro. He was unable to shake off Quintana however.

Women’s Biking Tour Details

As active is the men’s tours are the women’s biking tours as well.

Armitstead has won the women’s tour that was recently concluded. Final stage victory was claimed by Lotta Lepisto while overall victory was claimed by Lizzie Armistead of the Boels-Dolmans team. On the final day Lotta joined the breakaway group that won the sprint and claimed the stage honors.

Cycling needs new infrastructure in Ottawa

In Ottawa, cycling has hit a tipping point and it needs modern infrastructure to keep up, said a local advocacy group.

Annual report from Citizens for Safe Cycling, released on Saturday, showed that cycling trips have jumped forty-four per cent between the years 2010 and 2015.