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Strava KOMs at the classics

Wonder what speeds the pros clock on some of the monuments in cycling? Thanks to Strava you don’t need to. Not only has your favorite route probably been Strava tagged with blue KOM sections like a Jackson Pollack painting, many races have key sections “KOMed” (I’m making this a thing – #1. The act of turning …

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Gilbert’s Tour of Flanders one-off bike

Philippe Gilbert will start next Sunday’s Tour of Flanders on a specially painted Canyon frame. The reason for the special paint job is to recognize the “silver anniversary” between the National Lottery and cycling. Artist Jacques Charlier painted the frame for the leader of Omega Pharma and the motif is called “Balls and Glory.” After …

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