“Angry” Espargaro wants warning for stand-in riders

Suzuki test rider Guintoli has made two prior appearances as a wildcard rider this year and is standing in for the injured Joan Mir in the works team’s main roster at the British Grand Prix.KTM rider Espargaro came up on Guintoli in the final sector of his fastest FP2 lap,

Cycling fans want to see sport’s super-teams broken up

Cycling fans want an end to the dominance of the richest teams like Team Ineos (formerly Team Sky) at the top of the sport, according to an in-depth survey carried out by world cycling’s governing body, the UCI.The UCI published the findings of its research into the appeal of road

Veteran Gilbert returns to Lotto-Soudal on three year deal

Paris (AFP) - Philippe Gilbert, the 2012 road-race world champion, will return to Lotto Soudal next season at the age of 38 on a three-year contract, the team announced on Monday.Gilbert, who is in his third season at another Belgian team, Quick-Step, made his mark in his first spell at

Briton Campbell smashes cycling speed record at 174mph

(Reuters) - British cyclist Neil Campbell has hit a speed record of more than 174mph to become the fastest man on bike with his pulsating ride at Elvington Airfield in North Yorkshire.Campbell undertook the attempt on Saturday using a 15,000 pounds ($18,175.50) custom-built bike, which was pulled to speed by

De Plus wins BinckBank Tour for first title

Geraardsbergen (Belgium) (AFP) - Belgian rider Laurens De Plus clinched overall victory in the BinckBank Tour on Sunday when he was part of a small breakaway late in the seventh and final stage.It was the 23-year-old Jumbo-Visma rider's first World Tour victory.De Plus, who started the day third overall 12

Italian cycling great Felice Gimondi dies at age 76

1 / 2Italian cycling great Felice Gimondi dies at age 76FILE - In this, Oct. 28, 1967 file photo, French cycling ace Jacques Anquetil, left, leads the speed trial against Italian champion Felice Gimondi at the Velodrome in Rome. Gimondi died in Giardini Naxos, Sicily, southern Italy, Friday, Aug. 16,

Hermans wins back-to-back Tour of Utah stages, extends lead

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Ben Hermans followed his dramatic effort at Powder Mountain by riding clear of his closest rivals on the finishing circuit Thursday to win his second straight stage in the Tour of Utah.The stage from Antelope Island to the Utah capital covered 86 miles, but it wasn’t