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# cycling - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Dan Martin's Tour de France place confirmed
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Dan Martin's Tour de France place confirmed

Jun 17th 2021, 2:09 PM 3,749 Views 9 Comments

The Irish rider won the Mur de Bretagne stage of the Tour in 2018.

# cycling - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Chris Froome to make Tour de France return after suffering horror crash in 2019
# Back In The Saddle
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# Back In The Saddle

Chris Froome to make Tour de France return after suffering horror crash in 2019

Jun 15th 2021, 3:14 PM 3,059 Views 2 Comments

The four-time champion has been selected by cycling team Israel Start-Up Nation to race the 2021 tour.

# cycling - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Sam Bennett's Tour de France warm-up plans derailed by knee injury
# Sidelined
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# Sidelined

Sam Bennett's Tour de France warm-up plans derailed by knee injury

Jun 9th 2021, 9:22 AM 3,416 Views 2 Comments

The Carrick-on-Suir rider was due to line up in the five-day Tour of Belgium, which starts today.

# cycling - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Dan Martin finishes 10th as brilliant Bernal wins 2021 Giro d'Italia
# Bern Winner
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# Bern Winner

Dan Martin finishes 10th as brilliant Bernal wins 2021 Giro d'Italia

May 30th 2021, 4:50 PM 3,872 Views 2 Comments

Bernal takes the maglia rosa ahead of Damiano Caruso and Simon Yates.

# cycling - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Nicholas Roche makes podium finish on latest stage of Giro D'Italia
# Third
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# Third

Nicholas Roche makes podium finish on latest stage of Giro D'Italia

Updated May 27th 2021, 4:40 PM 4,613 Views 2 Comments

The Irishman finished third, behind Italians Alberto Bettiol and Simone Consonni.

# cycling - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Campenaerts wins Giro 15th stage as Bernal holds race lead
# Giro D'Italia
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# Giro D'Italia

Campenaerts wins Giro 15th stage as Bernal holds race lead

May 23rd 2021, 5:53 PM 1,612 Views 0 Comments

Dan Martin moves up to 12th in the GC after finishing with the main bunch.

# cycling - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Fortunato climbs to win Giro's Monte Zoncolan stage
# Fortunato's Wheels
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# Fortunato's Wheels

Fortunato climbs to win Giro's Monte Zoncolan stage

May 22nd 2021, 4:53 PM 2,494 Views 1 Comment

Dan Martin finished 12th.

# cycling - Friday 21 May, 2021

Bernal heads to mountains in pink as Nizzolo sprints to Giro stage win
# Giro D'Italia
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# Giro D'Italia

Bernal heads to mountains in pink as Nizzolo sprints to Giro stage win

May 21st 2021, 5:41 PM 1,323 Views 1 Comment

Dan Martin finished Stage 13 safely with the main bunch in 65th place.

# cycling - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Dublin City Council launches new app to help cyclists identify more bike-friendly routes
# Cycling Buddy
# Cycling Buddy

Dublin City Council launches new app to help cyclists identify more bike-friendly routes

May 20th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,266 Views 60 Comments

Dublin Cycling Buddy aims to make cycling easier for those in the capital.

# cycling - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Ireland's Dan Martin loses over six minutes on Giro leader and slips back to 18th place
# Setback
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# Setback

Ireland's Dan Martin loses over six minutes on Giro leader and slips back to 18th place

May 19th 2021, 4:59 PM 3,661 Views 2 Comments

Martin finished in 40th place in Stage 11 of the tour.

# cycling - Sunday 16 May, 2021

Dan Martin finishes fifth on stage 9 of Giro as Bernal takes overall lead
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Dan Martin finishes fifth on stage 9 of Giro as Bernal takes overall lead

May 16th 2021, 4:24 PM 3,983 Views 2 Comments

Slovenia’s Matej Mohoric, meanwhile, was taken to hospital after a horror crash on a descent.

# cycling - Saturday 15 May, 2021

Frenchman Lafay claims first stage win at Giro d'Italia
# Saturday Spin
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# Saturday Spin

Frenchman Lafay claims first stage win at Giro d'Italia

May 15th 2021, 5:49 PM 1,761 Views 1 Comment

Dan Martin moved up one spot to eighth overall.

# cycling - Friday 14 May, 2021

Dan Martin still 9th overall in Giro after stage 7
# As It Stands
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# As It Stands

Dan Martin still 9th overall in Giro after stage 7

May 14th 2021, 5:40 PM 2,187 Views 0 Comments

It means the Irish star is currently 47 seconds off race leader Attila Valter.

# cycling - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Strong finish sees Dan Martin take third place in stage six and propel in Giro Top 10
# Flying It
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# Flying It

Strong finish sees Dan Martin take third place in stage six and propel in Giro Top 10

May 13th 2021, 5:53 PM 8,715 Views 4 Comments

Martin is now just 47 seconds behind the new leader Attila Valter after stage six.

Almost 7,000 bicycles have been stolen across Ireland in the last 16 months
# Garda Figures
# Garda Figures

Almost 7,000 bicycles have been stolen across Ireland in the last 16 months

Updated May 13th 2021, 1:19 PM 12,479 Views 52 Comments

People who have their bike stolen are asked to report the theft to gardaí as soon as possible.

# cycling - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Ewan wins Giro fifth stage as contender Landa out after crash
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Ewan wins Giro fifth stage as contender Landa out after crash

May 12th 2021, 9:55 PM 1,775 Views 1 Comment

After today’s results, Dan Martin is 19th in the general classification, while Nicolas Roche is 58th.

# cycling - Monday 10 May, 2021

'Is this real?' - Dutch rookie Van der Hoorn clings on for Giro win
# Stage Three
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# Stage Three

'Is this real?' - Dutch rookie Van der Hoorn clings on for Giro win

May 10th 2021, 6:56 PM 3,848 Views 2 Comments

Italy’s Filippo Ganna increased his lead by three seconds to 16 seconds.

# cycling - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Sam Bennett wins green jersey at Volta ao Algarve
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Sam Bennett wins green jersey at Volta ao Algarve

May 9th 2021, 9:35 PM 5,027 Views 5 Comments

It was a good day for the Irish rider.

Roche and Martin in action again as Ganna holds leader's jersey at Giro d'Italia
# Day 2
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# Day 2

Roche and Martin in action again as Ganna holds leader's jersey at Giro d'Italia

May 9th 2021, 6:15 PM 3,368 Views 7 Comments

Tim Merlier won a sprint finish for the second stage of the event.

Sam Bennett set to leave Deceuninck–QuickStep at the end of the season
# Farewell To The Wolfpack
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# Farewell To The Wolfpack

Sam Bennett set to leave Deceuninck–QuickStep at the end of the season

May 9th 2021, 11:52 AM 12,157 Views 6 Comments

Belgian team say they can’t meet Bennett’s request for improved financial terms when his contract runs out later this year.

# cycling - Friday 7 May, 2021

1 in 100 bikes stolen nationwide in 2020 as Dublin and Limerick cyclists worst hit
# Stolen Wheels
# Stolen Wheels

1 in 100 bikes stolen nationwide in 2020 as Dublin and Limerick cyclists worst hit

May 7th 2021, 10:24 AM 9,545 Views 17 Comments
  • Almost 30,000 bikes were stolen over the past five years, with an average of 70% of thefts occurring in Dublin, writes Noteworthy reporter Maria Delaney
  • While violent bike thefts increased by 65% in 2020, overall bike thefts were almost unchanged nationally
  • Provisional figures "suggest a marked decrease" in bike thefts up to March this year

# cycling - Thursday 6 May, 2021

‘Eight teens were kicking him’: Violent bike and scooter thefts up 65% last year
# Stolen Wheels
# Stolen Wheels

‘Eight teens were kicking him’: Violent bike and scooter thefts up 65% last year

May 6th 2021, 12:01 AM 53,084 Views 46 Comments
  • There was a 65% increase in aggravated bike and scooter thefts in 2020, reports Maria Delaney in the first part of Noteworthy's bike theft investigation.
  • Cyclists at Luas stops were targeted by gangs over the past month
  • A rise in anti-social behaviour linked to the pandemic is being blamed for an increase in attacks

# cycling - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Sam Bennett claims sixth win of the season with opening victory at Volta ao Algarve
# Sam The Man
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# Sam The Man

Sam Bennett claims sixth win of the season with opening victory at Volta ao Algarve

May 5th 2021, 6:17 PM 4,076 Views 3 Comments

Carrick-on-Suir man was first across the line in Portimao on Wednesday afternoon.

# cycling - Friday 23 April, 2021

Nicholas Roche takes second on final stage of Tour of Alps
# Roche Soars
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# Roche Soars

Nicholas Roche takes second on final stage of Tour of Alps

Apr 23rd 2021, 3:21 PM 3,368 Views 0 Comments

The Irish rider finished the race on a high note.

# cycling - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Sam Bennett narrowly beaten to victory in sprint finish at Scheldeprijs
# Close
From The42
# Close

Sam Bennett narrowly beaten to victory in sprint finish at Scheldeprijs

Apr 7th 2021, 4:52 PM 3,315 Views 3 Comments

The Irishman was pipped to the line by Jasper Philipsen.

# cycling - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Swiss rider kicked off Tour of Flanders for littering
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Swiss rider kicked off Tour of Flanders for littering

Apr 4th 2021, 5:57 PM 9,063 Views 9 Comments

Michael Schaer was disqualified on Sunday for throwing away a water bottle.

# cycling - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Ireland's Sam Bennett will be a marked man in Sunday's epic Belgian classic
# Gent-Wevelgem
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# Gent-Wevelgem

Ireland's Sam Bennett will be a marked man in Sunday's epic Belgian classic

Mar 27th 2021, 1:48 PM 4,519 Views 7 Comments

The 2020 Tour de France sprint king has hit a rich vein of form with five wins so far in 2021.

# cycling - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

'A game changer': 130km Royal Canal Greenway officially launches
# Greenway
# Greenway

'A game changer': 130km Royal Canal Greenway officially launches

Mar 24th 2021, 8:54 AM 58,122 Views 66 Comments

The route stretches through Kildare, Meath, Westmeath and Longford.

Roche forced out of Tour of Catalunya after contact with Covid-positive colleague
# Close Contact
From The42
# Close Contact

Roche forced out of Tour of Catalunya after contact with Covid-positive colleague

Mar 24th 2021, 8:51 AM 2,395 Views 0 Comments

Roche finished 16th on Monday’s opening stage before his withdrawal.

# cycling - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'We all dream of medals' - from Mizen to Malin charity cycle to the verge of Tokyo qualification
# The Next Level
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# The Next Level

'We all dream of medals' - from Mizen to Malin charity cycle to the verge of Tokyo qualification

Mar 23rd 2021, 3:00 PM 3,134 Views 0 Comments

Irish Paralympic hopeful Martin Gordon has come a long way over the past few years – and is determined to reach the pinnacle.

# cycling - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Bennett among many left to rue missed opportunity as Stuyven claims Milan-San Remo
# Technical Fault
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# Technical Fault

Bennett among many left to rue missed opportunity as Stuyven claims Milan-San Remo

Mar 20th 2021, 9:18 PM 4,173 Views 2 Comments

The Irish cyclist had to deal with a late puncture.

# cycling - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Tour de France champion Pogacar wins Tirreno-Adriatico
# Race Of The Two Seas
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# Race Of The Two Seas

Tour de France champion Pogacar wins Tirreno-Adriatico

Mar 16th 2021, 4:26 PM 1,651 Views 0 Comments

The Slovenian finished 1:03 ahead of Belgian Wout van Aert in the GC, with Mikel Landa third.

# cycling - Monday 15 March, 2021

Bradley Wiggins calls for new investigation into Richard Freeman affair
# Cycling
From The42
# Cycling

Bradley Wiggins calls for new investigation into Richard Freeman affair

Mar 15th 2021, 11:47 AM 7,463 Views 4 Comments

Dr Freeman was found to have made the order of Testogel ‘knowing or believing’ it was for doping purposes.

# cycling - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Crashes cost Roglic as Schachmann retains Paris-Nice crown
# Max Power
From The42
# Max Power

Crashes cost Roglic as Schachmann retains Paris-Nice crown

Mar 14th 2021, 5:11 PM 4,064 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s Sam Bennett finishes second in points classification after his two stage wins.

Ex Team Sky doctor slams 'unbelievable' doping ruling
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

Ex Team Sky doctor slams 'unbelievable' doping ruling

Mar 14th 2021, 3:43 PM 5,271 Views 5 Comments

Richard Freeman had admitted 18 of 22 charges against him relating to the ordering of a package of Testogel.

# cycling - Friday 12 March, 2021

Roglic extends Paris-Nice lead with 'cool' stage win
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Roglic extends Paris-Nice lead with 'cool' stage win

Mar 12th 2021, 8:31 PM 2,954 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s Sam Bennett came to a standstill on the final climb.

Former British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman found guilty by medical tribunal
# Cycling
From The42
# Cycling

Former British Cycling doctor Richard Freeman found guilty by medical tribunal

Mar 12th 2021, 10:27 AM 4,168 Views 9 Comments

Freeman was found to have ordered testosterone “knowing or believing it was to be administered to an athlete to improve their athletic performance”.

# cycling - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Another stage win for Sam Bennett as Paris-Nice route set to be amended
# Super Sam
From The42
# Super Sam

Another stage win for Sam Bennett as Paris-Nice route set to be amended

Mar 11th 2021, 6:04 PM 5,687 Views 8 Comments

The closing two stages are to be changed after the reimposition of a weekend lockdown due to Covid-19.

# cycling - Monday 8 March, 2021

Sam Bennett misses out on another win on stage two of Paris-Nice
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Sam Bennett misses out on another win on stage two of Paris-Nice

Mar 8th 2021, 4:31 PM 4,917 Views 2 Comments

A late crash proved a disruption as Bennett crossed in fifth place.

# cycling - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Ireland speed king Sam Bennett wins Paris-Nice opener
# Cycling
From The42
# Cycling

Ireland speed king Sam Bennett wins Paris-Nice opener

Mar 7th 2021, 4:29 PM 5,489 Views 14 Comments

It was a fourth stage win on this race for Bennett.