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Thank You & End-of-Year Review

Value Proposition: Should Rider Compensation Matter When Measuring Performance?

Weekly Transfer Analysis: Breaking Down Geraint Thomas' Ineos Contract Extension

Five Takeaways From La Vuelta 2022 Route Reveal

Pure Sprinters: Endangered Species or Secret Weapon?

Weekly Transfer Analysis: Why Dylan Groenewegen to BikeExchange Makes Sense For Everyone Involved

UAE is Quietly Building a Grand Tour Dynasty

Kate Wagner on the Roglič/Pogačar rivalry and Slovenia‘s rapid rise in the sport

Will Egan Bernal Make it Back to the Tour in 2022?

Weekly Transfer Analysis: Cavendish Signs, Benoot to Jumbo & Why So Many Riders Are Currently Out of Contract

Battle of the Belgians: Could Alpecin-Fenix Supplant Deceuninck - QuickStep As the Country's Top Team?

Is WorldTour Racing Actually Getting Harder?

Weekly Transfer Analysis: AG2R Citroën Lacks Stars But Builds on Youth

Peter Sagan's Lifestyle is Probably Hurting His Performance

Weekly Transfer Analysis: What is Going on With Mark Cavendish's Contract?

What Wout van Aert's Cyclocross Schedule Tells Us About the Spring Classics

Rating the BTP NET 2021 Team Performance Projections

Wout van Aert‘s Potential Suspension, Padun to EF + PEZ Cycling‘s Richard Pestes

Weekly Transfer Analysis: Breaking Down Padun to EF + Bahrain & BikeExchange's Off-Seasons

Five Takeaways From the Giro d'Italia Route Reveal

Would Mark Padun Be a Good Fit at Ineos?

Weekly Transfer Analysis Part 3: Ineos, DQS, Trek, & Cofidis

What Happened to Team BikeExchange & Where Do They Go From Here?

Rumor Friday: What Is Going on With Tom Dumoulin & Jumbo-Visma?

In Conversation with Strava‘s Andrew Vontz on Bike Racing, His Career & the Evolution of Cycling in America

Weekly Transfer Analysis Part 2: Israel Start-Up Nation, Jumbo-Visma, Bora-Hansgrohe & EF

Rumor Friday: Is Tom Pidcock Leaving Ineos?

Roglič vs Pogačar: Who Was the Better Climber in 2021?

Weekly Transfer Breakdowns + Movistar‘s Controversial New Hires

Weekly Rider Transfer Analysis: Astana, UAE, DSM & Movistar

Digging Into Ineos' Management Shakeup

Tour de France Route Takeaways, UCI Rider Points Rankings & Shakeup at Ineos

A Season in Review: Breaking Down the UCI Point Rankings

Initial Impressions From the 2022 Tour de France Route Reveal

Like It or Not, Tadej Pogačar is On Pace to Become the Next Eddy Merckx

Breaking Down Why Tadej Pogačar Wasn‘t Taken Seriously at Lombardia

Il Lombardia: Breaking Down a Scenic Coronation

Il Lombardia Preview: Primož Roglič Versus the Field

What Italian Classic Week is Telling Us About Lombardia

How Sonny Colbrelli Won Paris-Roubaix & Lombardia Preview

Paris-Roubaix: Breaking Down the Chaos on Cobbles

Paris-Roubaix: What Recent Trends Tell Us to Expect This Weekend

Sarah Gigante on The First-Ever Women‘s Paris-Roubaix & World Champs Breakdown

Féminin Edition: Balsamo's Worlds Win Confirms a Changing of the Guard

Alaphilippe Schools the Belgians at Worlds & Paris-Roubaix Finally Returns

Worlds Week: Breaking Down a Beautiful, Yet Brutal, Road Race

Worlds Week: What the U23 Race Taught Us, Women's Road Race Betting Odds & Bernal/Ineos Rumors

Worlds Week: Making Sense of the Road Race Favorites & Betting Odds

Worlds Week: Breaking down the Ganna/Van Aert TT duel & road race preview

Worlds Week: Ganna vs Van Aert Was a Battle of Two TT Titans

The Skoda Tour Time Trial Raises Questions & Peter Sagan's Disappearing Podiums

Hirschi & Valgren Come Back From the Dead + What the Heck is Going on With López & Movistar?

What Collbrelli‘s Euro Win Taught Us + Sarah Gigante On Going Pro As a Teenager

Sonny Colbrelli's Euro Performance Showed Us He is a Legitimate Threat for World Champs

Tour of Britain: Wout van Aert Looks Like the Best Rider in the World

Vuelta Takeaways, Lopez Rumors & Who‘s on Form for World Championships

The Time Trial is King: How Primoz Roglic Won the Vuelta a España

La Vuelta Stage 21: Pure Dominance

La Vuelta Stage 20: Explosive Racing & Zombie Breakaways

La Vuelta Stage 19: The Great Escape

La Vuelta Stage 18: A Brutal Climb Makes Its Debut

La Vuelta Stage 17: The Battle of Covadonga

La Vuelta Stage 16: The Beginning of the End

What to Expect from La Vuelta‘s Final Week & What Happened to Bunch Sprints?

La Vuelta Rest Day #2: What to Expect in the Third Week & Stage 16 Preview

La Vuelta Stage 15: The Procession Marches On

La Vuelta Stage 14: The Drought Ends

La Vuelta Stage 13: An Absurd, Unexpected & Exciting End to a Boring Stage

La Vuelta Stage 12: A Vuelta in Tour's Clothing

La Vuelta Stage 11: A Brief but Brutal Test Reveals We Only Have Two Real GC Contenders

La Vuelta Stage 10: A Failure to Understand Risk/Reward

BTP Fantasy League Update & La Vuelta Stage 10 Preview

La Vuelta Stage 9: The True Contenders Start to Emerge

La Vuelta Stage 8: Message Sent & Received

La Vuelta Stage 7: The Mountains Offer Hidden Clarity

La Vuelta Stage 6: Every Second Counts

La Vuelta Stage 5: Living La Vida de Tranquille

La Vuelta Stage 4: Capping Off a Stunning Comeback

La Vuelta Stage 3: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

La Vuelta Stage 2: Siestas, Sprints & Surprises

La Vuelta Stage 1: Blink and You Could Have Missed It

La Vuelta Fantasy League Info & Quick Transfer Thoughts

Ten Things We Know About La Vuelta

The Incredible Vuelta a Espana Start List is Unravelling at Warp Speed

Why Sagan Leaving Bora for Team TotalEnergies Makes Sense

How Neilson Powless Ended a US Classics Drought at San Sebastián

Breaking Down Primoz Roglic's Blowout Win at the Men's Olympic Time Trial

Féminin Edition: Breaking Down One of The Biggest Upsets in Olympic History

Breaking Down The Brilliant Win at the Men's Olympic Road Race

Gold Watch 2021: Men's Olympic Road Race Course Overview & Favorites

Bonus Féminin Newsletter: Women's Olympic Road Race Preview

Where Tadej Pogacar Won the Tour & What It Means For Future Editions

Le Tour Stage 21: A Superstar Delivers

Le Tour Stage 20: Watching Greatness on a Pretty Boring Stage

Le Tour Stage 19: Zip It

Le Tour Stage 18: Nail in the Coffin

Le Tour Stage 17: No Place to Hide

Le Tour Stage 16: Time Starts to Run Out

Le Tour Rest Day #2: Pogacar Was Essentially Unchallenged in the Second Week, Will it Continue in the Pyrenees?

Le Tour Stage 15: The End Game Begins

Le Tour Stage 14: Brains over Brawn

Le Tour Stage 13: A Historic Day in Carcassonne

Le Tour Stage 12: Mistral Winds & Classic Racing in Beautiful Occitanie

Le Tour Stage 11: The Giant of Provence Produces Stunning Scenery and Thrilling Racing

Le Tour Stage 10: Like Deja vu All Over Again

Le Tour Rest Day #1: Ben O'Connor is for Real, Which Complicates the Fight for the Podium & Stage 10 Preview

Le Tour Stage 9: The Action Never Stops

Le Tour Stage 8: Shock and Awe

Le Tour Stage 7: The Perception of Control Collapses

Le Tour Stage 6: The (Relative) Calm Before the Storm

Le Tour Stage 5: No Mercy Shown

Le Tour Stage 4: Back to the Future

Le Tour Stage 3: Every Day is a GC Day

Le Tour Stage 2: Taking Care of Some Unfinished Family Business

Le Tour Stage 1: (Barely) Controlled Chaos

Le Tour: Join the BTP Fantasy League & Stage 1 Preview

Breaking Down Who Will Win Tour de France

Can Cavendish Actually Compete For Stage Wins at the Tour?

Major Takeaways From Ineos' Tour de France Team Reveal

Why ISN's Tour de France Plan for Chris Froome is a Bad Idea

What We Learned at the Final Tour de France Preparation Races

Tour de Suisse Update & US Olympic Team Selection Thoughts

Tour de Suisse: Carapaz Auditions For a Leading Role While Mathieu van der Poel Dominates

The Dauphine Displayed Ineos' Leadership Issues & Launched a Potential New Star

Breaking Down Dauphiné Stage 6 Tactics + Weekend Preview

The Critérium du Dauphiné Just Keeps Getting Weirder

Where the Giro Was Won & Ineos Struggles at the Dauphine Time Trial

Giro Stage 21: A Showdown in Milan

Giro Stage 20: The GC Battle Finally Hits the High Mountains

Giro Stage 19: The Tension Reaches a Boil

Giro Stage 18: Stunning Scenery & A Beautiful Stage Win

Giro Stage 17: It Ain't Over Till It's Over

Rest Day Analysis: Can Anyone Challenge Bernal in the Final Week?

Giro Stage 16: The Queen Stage is Overthrown

Giro Stage 15: Breaking Down a Gorgeous Cyclo-Tour & Impressive Stage Win

Giro Stage 14: The GC Fog Lifts

Giro Stage 13: A Classic Sprint Day in Verona

Giro Stage 12: A Tactical Masterclass in Bagno di Romagna

Giro Stage 11: Strade Bianche Redux

Rest Day Analysis: Ineos' Aggressive Strategy & TT-Weighted Final GC Projections

Giro Stage 10: A Vintage Stage Win

Giro Stage 9: A Thrilling GC Battle Breaks Out at Campo Felice

Giro Stage 8: A Nuclear Fast Start & An Impressive Stage Win

Giro Stage 7: A Subdued Affair Before a Difficult Weekend

Giro Stage 6: An Epic Duel Begins to Take Shape

Giro Stage 5: Great Sprinting & Bad Crashing

Giro Stage 4: A Tougher Than Expected Stage Pulls the GC Picture into Focus

Giro Stage 3: Taco Monday

Giro Stage 2: A Refreshingly Relaxed Sprint Day

Giro Stage 1: The Chess Pieces are Set After a Routine Opening Time Trial

Giro d'Italia Overall Favorites & Stage 1 Preview

Key Tour of Romandie Takeaways & What They Tell Us About the Upcoming Giro d'Italia

Tour of Romandie Chaos & Weekend Preview

An Ineos Intra-Team Battle is Brewing at the Tour de Romandie

Féminin Newsletter: Liège-Bastogne-Liège

Liège–Bastogne–Liège Breakdown: Reinforcing the Shift In Cycling's Star Heirachry

What the Tour of the Alps Told Us About the Upcoming Giro d'Italia

Bonus Féminin Newsletter: Breaking down Vos' Amstel Gold Tactical Masterclass

Photo-Finish Drama Returns at Amstel Gold

Will Egan Bernal's Extended Break From Racing Hurt His Giro Chances?

The Youth Movement Continues to Roll at Brabantse Pijl

The Tour of the Basque Country Exposed Major Flaws With the 'Let the Road Decide' Strategy

What the Basque Country Showdown is Telling Us About the Tour de France

Jumbo's Basque Country Tactics Suggest They've Forgotten How to Race

Bonus Féminin Newsletter: Breaking Down the Women's Tour of Flanders

A Few Key Moments Decided the Tour of Flanders

The Key to Predicting Who Will Win the Tour of Flanders

Has Mathieu van der Poel Peaked Too Soon?

Patience Wins the Day at Gent-Wevelgem & Ineos Crushes the Field at Catalunya

E3 Showed the Blueprint for Victory at Flanders & Weekend Preview

What Does Adam Yates' Domination at Catalunya Mean For Ineos' Grand Tour Strategy?

Milano-Sanremo: Positioning on the Poggio Decided the Race

Milano-Sanremo Is No Longer The Sprinter's Classic

Will Wout van Aert Win the 2021 Tour de France?

Tirreno-Adriatico/Paris-Nice Notebook: Breaking Down An Absurdly Exciting Weekend of Racing

Tirreno/Paris-Nice Notebook: Alaphilippe vs Van der Poel, Jumbo Struggles While Roglic & Wout Freelance

Mid-Week Race Notebook: Paris-Nice/Tirreno-Adriatico & March Hirschi Goes Missing

Strade Bianche Breakdown: Mathieu van der Poel Makes His Case for the Title of World's Best Rider

Weekend Preview: Strade Bianche & How US-Based Fans Can Watch Cycling in 2021

Mads Pedersen Showed How to Beat Van der Poel & The Norwegian New Wave

Opening Weekend Notebook: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne

UAE Tour Stage 5 Notes & Weekend Classics Kickoff Preview

UAE Tour Jebel Hafeet Summit Finish Breakdown & Rider Previews: 2-1

Will Mathieu van der Poel's Quarantine Hurt His Classics Chances & Tour du Var/UAE Tour Notebook

DSM/Hirschi Drama Gets Ugly & Weekend Preview: Tour du Var/UAE Tour

Current Riders Who Could Complete the Monument Sweep & Tour du Var Preview

Tour de la Provence Takeaways & Rider Previews: 4-3

Tour de la Provence Stage 2 & Rider Previews: 7-5

What to Watch at the Tour de la Provence & How Ganna's Rise Complicates Ineos' Plans

Takeaways from Etoile de Bessèges & 2021 Rider Previews: Part 1

Ineos Gets a Strategic Facelift & Bernal Gets Snubbed

Etoile de Bessèges Preview & Stage 1 Breakdown

A Thrilling Duel at the Cyclocross World Championships & Key Takeaways From GP La Marseillaise

Weekend Results/Preview: CX World Championships & GP La Marseillaise

2021 Rider Previews: Introducing BTP NET Rider Rankings

How Jumbo-Visma Can Move Forward After Tom Dumoulin's Unexpected Departure

Wout Gets Paid and How the Olympic Cancellation Would Alter the Cycling Season

2021 Rider Previews Preview: Who Will Regress to the Mean and Who Will Continue to Dominate This Season?

2021 Tier 1 Ratings & Analysis: Breaking Down the Galacticos

2021 Team Ratings & Analysis: Tier 2 Breakdown

How Remco's Delayed Rebab & Pogacar's Vaccination Will Affect the Upcoming Season

2021 Team Ratings & Analysis: Hirschi & UAE Make it Official & Tier 3 Breakdown

2021 Team Ratings & Analysis: Breaking Down Tier 4

The Swiss Job: Who Stole Marc Hirschi & Why Did He Leave?

2021 Team Rankings: Ineos gets stronger, Hirschi's stunning exit from DSM cripples the team & EF suffers an exodus of talent