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Peter Sagan and Greg Van Avermaet during the Tour de France 2018

Peter Sagan and Greg Van Avermaet during the Tour de France 2018

Chris Froome with the Trofeo Senza Fine at the 2018 Giro d'Italia

Chris Froome with the Trofeo Senza Fine at the 2018 Giro d'Italia

The peloton during the final stage of the 2018 Giro d'Italia in Rome

The peloton during the final stage of the 2018 Giro d'Italia in Rome

The Giro d'Italia 2018 in Israel

The Giro d'Italia 2018 in Israel

Mathieu Van Der Poel al Grote Prijs Sven Nys 2018

Mathieu Van Der Poel al Grote Prijs Sven Nys 2018

Nino Schurter compete in the UCI MTB World Championships

Nino Schurter compete in the UCI MTB World Championships

Rigoberto Uran at the Tour de France 2017

Rigoberto Uran at the Tour de France 2017

Peter Sagan during the individual time trial at the Tour de France 2017

Peter Sagan during the individual time trial at the Tour de France 2017

The Tour of California 2017

The Tour of California 2017

Gaia Ravaioli in action at WEMBO championship during the 24H of Finale Ligure

Gaia Ravaioli in action at WEMBO championship during the 24H of Finale Ligure

Tom Dumoulin with the Trofeo Senza Fine in Milan at the 2017 Giro d'Italia

Tom Dumoulin with the Trofeo Senza Fine in Milan at the 2017 Giro d'Italia

The 2017 Giro d'Italia and the italian Alps

The 2017 Giro d'Italia and the italian Alps

Supporters sitting on a wagon during the Giro d'Italia 2017

Supporters sitting on a wagon during the Giro d'Italia 2017

Great Britain team at the 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

Great Britain team at the 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

The 2017 Giro d'Italia in southern Italy

The 2017 Giro d'Italia in southern Italy

The peloton in Sardinia during the 2017 Giro d'Italia

The peloton in Sardinia during the 2017 Giro d'Italia

The Milano-Sanremo 2017 in Savona

The Milano-Sanremo 2017 in Savona

Fujita Masaki of Japan rests after competing in the men's C1-2-3 1000m time trial final during the 2016 Rio Paralympics

Fujita Masaki of Japan rests after competing in the men's C1-2-3 1000m time trial final during the 2016 Rio Paralympics

The riders traverse the course during the women's BMX race at Rio 2016

The riders traverse the course during the women's BMX race at Rio 2016

Peter Sagan during the mountain bike cross country race at Rio 2016

Peter Sagan during the mountain bike cross country race at Rio 2016

Chao Xu competes in the men's sprint qualifying at the velodrome of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Chao Xu competes in the men's sprint qualifying at the velodrome of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Priscilla Stevaux Carnaval during the BMX race at Rio 2016

Priscilla Stevaux Carnaval during the BMX race at Rio 2016

The scratch race during the omnium at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The scratch race during the omnium at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Simona Frapporti, Tatiana Guderzo, Francesca Pattaro and Silvia Valsecchi of the italian team at Rio 2016

Simona Frapporti, Tatiana Guderzo, Francesca Pattaro and Silvia Valsecchi of the italian team at Rio 2016

The men's cycling road race at Rio de Janeiro 2016

The men's cycling road race at Rio de Janeiro 2016

The fans on the Alps during the Tour de France 2016

The fans on the Alps during the Tour de France 2016

The last kilometer on the Alps during the Tour de France 2016

The last kilometer on the Alps during the Tour de France 2016

The Tour de France 2016 in Bern

The Tour de France 2016 in Bern

Chris Froome forced to run up mountain in stage 12 of Tour de France 2016

Chris Froome forced to run up mountain in stage 12 of Tour de France 2016

Marcus Burghardt during the Tour de France 2016

Marcus Burghardt during the Tour de France 2016

The Tour de France 2016 in Mont Saint-Michel

The Tour de France 2016 in Mont Saint-Michel

The 24H of Finale Ligure 2016 mountain bike race

The 24H of Finale Ligure 2016 mountain bike race

Vincenzo Nibali rides a stage at Giro d'Italia 2016

Vincenzo Nibali rides a stage at Giro d'Italia 2016

Nacer Bouhanni swerves into Michael Matthews during the final sprint of the second stage of the 74th edition of the Paris-Nice

Nacer Bouhanni swerves into Michael Matthews during the final sprint of the second stage of the 74th edition of the Paris-Nice

Italy cycling team during the 2016 UCI World Track Cycling Championships

Italy cycling team during the 2016 UCI World Track Cycling Championships

The peloton rides during the final stage of the Tour of Oman 2016

The peloton rides during the final stage of the Tour of Oman 2016

Robert Forstemann during the Berlin Six-Day Race 2016

Robert Forstemann during the Berlin Six-Day Race 2016

Peter Sagan crosses the finish at the UCI Road World Champions 2015

Peter Sagan crosses the finish at the UCI Road World Champions 2015

Fabio Aru wins the Vuelta 2015

Fabio Aru wins the Vuelta 2015

Italian Fabio Aru leaves Dumoulin trailing on ascent of penultimate stage of the Vuelta 2015

Italian Fabio Aru leaves Dumoulin trailing on ascent of penultimate stage of the Vuelta 2015

Ffion James competes in the women's junior cross-country race during the UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships

Ffion James competes in the women's junior cross-country race during the UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships

Anna van der Breggen on the finish line of the La Course by Le Tour de France 2015

Anna van der Breggen on the finish line of the La Course by Le Tour de France 2015

Chris Froome kisses the cup of the Tour de France 2015

Chris Froome kisses the cup of the Tour de France 2015

Andre Greipel hit the line first in Paris on the Champs-Élysées during the Tour de France 2015

Andre Greipel hit the line first in Paris on the Champs-Élysées during the Tour de France 2015

Vincenzo Nibali celebrates at the Tour de France 2015

Vincenzo Nibali celebrates at the Tour de France 2015

Greg Lemond and Bernard Hinault on the Alpe d'Huez at the Tour de France 1986

Greg Lemond and Bernard Hinault on the Alpe d'Huez at the Tour de France 1986

Peter Sagan during a descent at the Tour de France 2015

Peter Sagan during a descent at the Tour de France 2015

Chris Froome at the Tour de France 2015

Chris Froome at the Tour de France 2015

The Giro Rosa 2015

The Giro Rosa 2015

Warren Barguil avoids a herd of cows during the Tour de France 2015

Warren Barguil avoids a herd of cows during the Tour de France 2015

The Tour de France across Belgium

The Tour de France across Belgium

After a crash at the Tour de France 2015

After a crash at the Tour de France 2015

Rohan Dennis during the Tour de France 2015

Rohan Dennis during the Tour de France 2015

Bradley Wiggins sets new mark of 54.526 km in an hour

Bradley Wiggins sets new mark of 54.526 km in an hour

Alberto Contador celebrates with the Trofeo senza Fine at the Giro d'Italia 2015

Alberto Contador celebrates with the Trofeo senza Fine at the Giro d'Italia 2015

Alberto Contador toast during the Giro d'Italia 2015

Alberto Contador toast during the Giro d'Italia 2015

Fabio Aru attacks on the Colle delle Finestre at the Giro d'Italia 2015

Fabio Aru attacks on the Colle delle Finestre at the Giro d'Italia 2015

The 6th stage of Giro d'Italia 2015

The 6th stage of Giro d'Italia 2015

The time trial stage at the Giro d'Italia 2015

The time trial stage at the Giro d'Italia 2015

Alberto Contador and Fabio Aru at the Giro d'Italia 2015

Alberto Contador and Fabio Aru at the Giro d'Italia 2015

The Giro d'Italia 2015 in Liguria

The Giro d'Italia 2015 in Liguria

Fabio Aru and the Astana Pro Team during the TTT at the Grande Paratenza of the Giro d'Italia 2015

Fabio Aru and the Astana Pro Team during the TTT at the Grande Paratenza of the Giro d'Italia 2015

Thomas Genon performs at the Vienna Air King bike festival

Thomas Genon performs at the Vienna Air King bike festival

Alexander Kristoff and Niki Terpstra during the Ronde van Vlaanderen 2015

Alexander Kristoff and Niki Terpstra during the Ronde van Vlaanderen 2015

Luca Paolini wins the Gent-Wevelgem 2015

Luca Paolini wins the Gent-Wevelgem 2015

John Degenkolb wins the Milano-Sanremo 2015

John Degenkolb wins the Milano-Sanremo 2015

Rigoberto Uran during a snowy stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico 2015

Rigoberto Uran during a snowy stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico 2015

Filip Polc tackles a staircase during the Red Bull Valparaiso Cerro Abajo

Filip Polc tackles a staircase during the Red Bull Valparaiso Cerro Abajo

The Absa Cape Epic 2015

The Absa Cape Epic 2015

Italy's Elia Viviani competes in the Men's Omnium I Scratch 15km event at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2015

Italy's Elia Viviani competes in the Men's Omnium I Scratch 15km event at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2015

The Great Britain women's pursuit team in action during the team pursuit at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup 2014

The Great Britain women's pursuit team in action during the team pursuit at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup 2014

Faraz Shokro during the 2014 Asian Games

Faraz Shokro during the 2014 Asian Games

The RetroRonde van Vlaanderen 2014

The RetroRonde van Vlaanderen 2014

Michael Kwiatkowski won the 2014 UCI Road Race World Championships in Ponferrada

Michael Kwiatkowski won the 2014 UCI Road Race World Championships in Ponferrada

The Haute Route 2014

The Haute Route 2014

Gerhard Gulewicz during the Race Across America

Gerhard Gulewicz during the Race Across America

Annette Edmondson during the Commonwealth Games 2014

Annette Edmondson during the Commonwealth Games 2014

The podium of the Tour de France 2014

The podium of the Tour de France 2014

Vincenzo Nibali and the Astana team in Paris during the Tour de France 2014

Vincenzo Nibali and the Astana team in Paris during the Tour de France 2014

Vincenzo Nibali in yellow jersey during time trial stage at the Tour de France 2014

Vincenzo Nibali in yellow jersey during time trial stage at the Tour de France 2014

Tony Martin during the time trial stage at the Tour de France 2014

Tony Martin during the time trial stage at the Tour de France 2014

Ramunas Navardauskas during the Tour de France 2014

Ramunas Navardauskas during the Tour de France 2014

Alexander Kristoff win a stage during the Tour de France 2014

Alexander Kristoff win a stage during the Tour de France 2014

Rafal Majka during the Tour de France 2014

Rafal Majka during the Tour de France 2014

The peloton during the Tour de France 2014

The peloton during the Tour de France 2014

Vincenzo Nibali in yellow jersey at the Tour de France 2014

Vincenzo Nibali in yellow jersey at the Tour de France 2014

Vincenzo Nibali and Alberto Contador during the Tour de France 2014

Vincenzo Nibali and Alberto Contador during the Tour de France 2014

Andre Greipel win a stage during the Tour de France 2014

Andre Greipel win a stage during the Tour de France 2014

Vincenzo Nibali during the Tour de France 2014

Vincenzo Nibali during the Tour de France 2014

The peloton in London during the Tour de France 2014

The peloton in London during the Tour de France 2014

Marcel Kittel during the Tour de France 2014

Marcel Kittel during the Tour de France 2014

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey on the podium of the second stage of the Tour de France 2014

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey on the podium of the second stage of the Tour de France 2014

The Maratona dles Dolomites 2014

The Maratona dles Dolomites 2014

Navigating the bendy roads of Grinston Moor during the Tour de France 2014

Navigating the bendy roads of Grinston Moor during the Tour de France 2014

The peloton is cheered on by thousands of supporters during the Tour de France 2014

The peloton is cheered on by thousands of supporters during the Tour de France 2014

The Grand Départ of Tour de France 2014 in Yorkshire

The Grand Départ of Tour de France 2014 in Yorkshire

The Critérium du Dauphiné 2014

The Critérium du Dauphiné 2014

Nairo Quintana won the Giro d'Italia 2014

Nairo Quintana won the Giro d'Italia 2014

Nairo Quintana and Rigoberto Uran on top of the Monte Zoncolan during the Giro d'Italia 2014

Nairo Quintana and Rigoberto Uran on top of the Monte Zoncolan during the Giro d'Italia 2014

Fabio Aru during the Giro d'Italia 2014

Fabio Aru during the Giro d'Italia 2014

Michael Rogers is the king of Monte Zoncolan at the Giro d'Italia 2014

Michael Rogers is the king of Monte Zoncolan at the Giro d'Italia 2014

The group over the Stelvio Pass through a snow blizzard during the Giro d'Italia 2014

The group over the Stelvio Pass through a snow blizzard during the Giro d'Italia 2014

The peloton pass through Savona during the Giro d'Italia 2014

The peloton pass through Savona during the Giro d'Italia 2014

Rigoberto Uran during the individual time trial stage at the Giro d'Italia 2014

Rigoberto Uran during the individual time trial stage at the Giro d'Italia 2014

Cadel Evans in pink jersey during the Giro d'Italia 2014

Cadel Evans in pink jersey during the Giro d'Italia 2014

Mauro Finetto during the stage Collecchio-Savona at the Giro d'Italia 2014

Mauro Finetto during the stage Collecchio-Savona at the Giro d'Italia 2014

The Northern Ireland stage of the Giro d'Italia 2014

The Northern Ireland stage of the Giro d'Italia 2014

The Orica-GreenEdge Team during the team time trial at the Giro d'Italia 2014

The Orica-GreenEdge Team during the team time trial at the Giro d'Italia 2014

The Amstel Gold Race 2014

The Amstel Gold Race 2014

Riders through the Forest of Arenberg during the Paris-Roubaix 2014

Riders through the Forest of Arenberg during the Paris-Roubaix 2014

Eric Barone's cycling on snow world speed record attempt

Eric Barone's cycling on snow world speed record attempt

Classics specialist Fabian Cancellara won his third Ronde van Vlaanderen in 2014

Classics specialist Fabian Cancellara won his third Ronde van Vlaanderen in 2014

Jan Raas, Phil Anderson and Marc Sergeant during the Ronde van Vlaanderen 1983

Jan Raas, Phil Anderson and Marc Sergeant during the Ronde van Vlaanderen 1983

The Red Hook Criterium Brooklyn 2014

The Red Hook Criterium Brooklyn 2014

Bernhard Eisel during the E3 Prijs Vlaanderen Harelbeke 2014

Bernhard Eisel during the E3 Prijs Vlaanderen Harelbeke 2014

The peloton under heavy rain during the Classicissima Milano-Sanremo 2014

The peloton under heavy rain during the Classicissima Milano-Sanremo 2014

Eric Kleinhans and Nico Bell during the 2014 Absa Cape Epic mountain bike race

Eric Kleinhans and Nico Bell during the 2014 Absa Cape Epic mountain bike race

The Strade Bianche 2014 race in Toscana

The Strade Bianche 2014 race in Toscana

Erin Redl and Megan Rathwell during the Tour de Delta 2014

Erin Redl and Megan Rathwell during the Tour de Delta 2014

Jessica Varnish during the 2014 UCI Track Cycling World Championship in Cali

Jessica Varnish during the 2014 UCI Track Cycling World Championship in Cali

The Six Days Bremen 2014

The Six Days Bremen 2014

Eddy Merckx wears the maglia rosa jersey during the Giro d'Italia 1973

Eddy Merckx wears the maglia rosa jersey during the Giro d'Italia 1973

Simon Gerrans, Jack Haig, Adam Hansen and Diego Ulissi leaders of the classifications at the Tour Down Under 2014

Simon Gerrans, Jack Haig, Adam Hansen and Diego Ulissi leaders of the classifications at the Tour Down Under 2014

A rider competes in the 2014 British National Cyclo-Cross Championships

A rider competes in the 2014 British National Cyclo-Cross Championships

Rui Costa nets Portugal's first elite men's road race title at Toscana 2013

Rui Costa nets Portugal's first elite men's road race title at Toscana 2013

Marianne Vos wins women's road race title at UCI Road World Championships 2013

Marianne Vos wins women's road race title at UCI Road World Championships 2013

Team Cannondale Pro Cycling in Florence during the UCI Road World Championships 2013

Team Cannondale Pro Cycling in Florence during the UCI Road World Championships 2013

Chris Horner had won the 2013 Vuelta a Espana at the age of 41

Chris Horner had won the 2013 Vuelta a Espana at the age of 41

Nairo Quintana at the 2013 Tour of Britain

Nairo Quintana at the 2013 Tour of Britain

The Angliru is the toughest cycling climbs of the 2013 Vuelta a Espana

The Angliru is the toughest cycling climbs of the 2013 Vuelta a Espana

Tao Geoghegan Hart at the UCI Juniors Track World Championship 2013

Tao Geoghegan Hart at the UCI Juniors Track World Championship 2013

Chris Froome climbs onto the podium of the Tour de France 2013

Chris Froome climbs onto the podium of the Tour de France 2013

A novel dusk finish for the 2013 Tour de France under the lights on the most famous boulevard in the world the Champs-Élysées

A novel dusk finish for the 2013 Tour de France under the lights on the most famous boulevard in the world the Champs-Élysées

The jersey leaders on the final stage of the Tour de France 2013

The jersey leaders on the final stage of the Tour de France 2013

Marcel Kittel won the 21th stage of the Tour de France 2013 in Paris

Marcel Kittel won the 21th stage of the Tour de France 2013 in Paris

Team Sky leads the peloton through Dutch Corner on the ascents of Alpe d'Huez during the Tour 2013

Team Sky leads the peloton through Dutch Corner on the ascents of Alpe d'Huez during the Tour 2013

Chris Froome, Nairo Quintana and Joaquin Rodriguez are the virtual podium of the Tour de France 2013

Chris Froome, Nairo Quintana and Joaquin Rodriguez are the virtual podium of the Tour de France 2013

Team Sky's Chris Froome and Richie Porte during the Tour de France 2013

Team Sky's Chris Froome and Richie Porte during the Tour de France 2013

Tejay van Garderen approaches the final kilometers of the Alpe d'Huez during the Tour de France 2013

Tejay van Garderen approaches the final kilometers of the Alpe d'Huez during the Tour de France 2013

The peloton marks the 95th birthday of Nelson Mandela before they begin stage 18 of the Tour de France 2013

The peloton marks the 95th birthday of Nelson Mandela before they begin stage 18 of the Tour de France 2013

Chris Froome claims the stage victory solo at the Ventoux weather station at the Tour de France 2013

Chris Froome claims the stage victory solo at the Ventoux weather station at the Tour de France 2013

Chris Froome during the individual time trial stage in Mont Saint-Michel at the Tour de France 2013

Chris Froome during the individual time trial stage in Mont Saint-Michel at the Tour de France 2013

Alejandro Valverde during the Tour de France 2013

Alejandro Valverde during the Tour de France 2013

The last kilometer of the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2013

The last kilometer of the 10th stage of the Tour de France 2013

Francesca Cauz during the Giro Rosa 2013

Francesca Cauz during the Giro Rosa 2013

Peter Sagan of Slovakia celebrates taking first place on the seventh stage of the Tour de France

Peter Sagan of Slovakia celebrates taking first place on the seventh stage of the Tour de France

Daryl Impey made Tour de France history becoming the first african to take possession of the yellow jersey

Daryl Impey made Tour de France history becoming the first african to take possession of the yellow jersey

Race leader Simon Gerrans past Sisters of the Consolation congregation during the fifth stage of the Tour de France 2013

Race leader Simon Gerrans past Sisters of the Consolation congregation during the fifth stage of the Tour de France 2013

Tourists look at the passage of the Tour de France

Tourists look at the passage of the Tour de France

The team time trial stage of the Tour de France 2013 in Nice

The team time trial stage of the Tour de France 2013 in Nice

Juan Antonio Flecha of Vacansoleil-DCM leads the breakaway group in the first stage of Tour de France 2013

Juan Antonio Flecha of Vacansoleil-DCM leads the breakaway group in the first stage of Tour de France 2013

The Grand Départ of the Tour de France 2013

The Grand Départ of the Tour de France 2013

Italian Vincenzo Nibali wins Giro d'Italia 2013

Italian Vincenzo Nibali wins Giro d'Italia 2013

The heavy snow on stage 15 created horrendous conditions for the riders of the Giro d'Italia 2013

The heavy snow on stage 15 created horrendous conditions for the riders of the Giro d'Italia 2013

The peloton passes through Busseto on stage 13 of the Giro d'Italia 2013

The peloton passes through Busseto on stage 13 of the Giro d'Italia 2013

Bert De Backer and Maurits Lammertink lead a small bunch in horrendous conditions on stage 12 of the Giro d'Italia 2013

Bert De Backer and Maurits Lammertink lead a small bunch in horrendous conditions on stage 12 of the Giro d'Italia 2013

The peloton winding through Italy countryside

The peloton winding through Italy countryside

A stage of Giro d'Italia 2013 near Marina di Ascea

A stage of Giro d'Italia 2013 near Marina di Ascea

Sir Bradley Wiggins falls in Giro 2013

Sir Bradley Wiggins falls in Giro 2013

Peloton passing Basilicata during the Giro d'Italia 2013

Peloton passing Basilicata during the Giro d'Italia 2013

Ryder Hesjedal at the start of stage one of the 2013 Giro d'Italia

Ryder Hesjedal at the start of stage one of the 2013 Giro d'Italia

The pack in front of the Geneva Lake and the Dents du Midi mountains during the 67th Tour de Romandie

The pack in front of the Geneva Lake and the Dents du Midi mountains during the 67th Tour de Romandie

On the Gulperberg during the Amstel Gold Race 2013

On the Gulperberg during the Amstel Gold Race 2013

The 1928 Tour de France

The 1928 Tour de France

Belgian Niels Albert celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the Azencross

Belgian Niels Albert celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the Azencross

The peloton makes its way through the Belgian Countryside during the 77th edition of La Fleche Wallonne

The peloton makes its way through the Belgian Countryside during the 77th edition of La Fleche Wallonne

Sven Nys during a 2012-13 Cyclo-cross Superprestige race

Sven Nys during a 2012-13 Cyclo-cross Superprestige race

The Trouée d'Arenberg during the 2013 Paris-Roubaix

The Trouée d'Arenberg during the 2013 Paris-Roubaix

The 2013 Gent-Wevelgem race

The 2013 Gent-Wevelgem race

Peloton passing Millbrook Reservoir during the Tour Down Under 2013

Peloton passing Millbrook Reservoir during the Tour Down Under 2013

Andre Greipel of Germany and the Lotto Belisol Team celebrates at the Tour Down Under

Andre Greipel of Germany and the Lotto Belisol Team celebrates at the Tour Down Under

Zdenek Stybar slices through the water during the Versluys Ereprijs Paul Herygers sprint cyclocross race

Zdenek Stybar slices through the water during the Versluys Ereprijs Paul Herygers sprint cyclocross race

Steve Chainel of France climbs a hill during the fifth stage of the Cyclo-Cross World Cup

Steve Chainel of France climbs a hill during the fifth stage of the Cyclo-Cross World Cup

Gilbert is launching his own attack that opened up a gap at world championships in Limburg

Gilbert is launching his own attack that opened up a gap at world championships in Limburg

Vasil Kiryienka in action in the elite men's time trial at Limburg

Vasil Kiryienka in action in the elite men's time trial at Limburg

The peloton climbs Gun Hill in Staffordshire during Stage 5 of the Tour of Britain

The peloton climbs Gun Hill in Staffordshire during Stage 5 of the Tour of Britain

Robert Forstemann at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Robert Forstemann at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Austria's Karl Markt competes in the men's elite cross-country world championship race of the 2012 UCI Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships

Austria's Karl Markt competes in the men's elite cross-country world championship race of the 2012 UCI Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships

Zeng Sini of China won gold in the women's individual pursuit at the London 2012 Paralympic Games

Zeng Sini of China won gold in the women's individual pursuit at the London 2012 Paralympic Games

BMX track during the London 2012 Olympic Games

BMX track during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Brooke Crain of the United States competes during the women's BMX cycling

Brooke Crain of the United States competes during the women's BMX cycling

Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke, Edward Clancy, and Peter Kennaugh of Great Britain post a new world record time at London 2012

Geraint Thomas, Steven Burke, Edward Clancy, and Peter Kennaugh of Great Britain post a new world record time at London 2012

Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain crosses the line to win the men's Individual Time Trial Road Cycling

Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain crosses the line to win the men's Individual Time Trial Road Cycling

The peloton during the cycling road race of the London 2012 Olympic Games

The peloton during the cycling road race of the London 2012 Olympic Games

Bradley Wiggins becoming the first British to win the Tour de France

Bradley Wiggins becoming the first British to win the Tour de France

Mark Cavendish wins a stage at the Tour 2012

Mark Cavendish wins a stage at the Tour 2012

The group on the Pyrenees during the Tour de France 2012

The group on the Pyrenees during the Tour de France 2012

Team Sky of Britain speeds down Granier pass during the 12th stage of the Tour 2012

Team Sky of Britain speeds down Granier pass during the 12th stage of the Tour 2012

Nibali and Wiggins during the Tour de France 2012

Nibali and Wiggins during the Tour de France 2012

Equestrians watch the peloton pass during stage six of the Tour de France 2012

Equestrians watch the peloton pass during stage six of the Tour de France 2012

Wiggins is pictured in his hotel room during the Tour de France 2012

Wiggins is pictured in his hotel room during the Tour de France 2012

David Moncoutie, Yukiya Arashiro, Anthony Delaplace during the Tour de France 2012

David Moncoutie, Yukiya Arashiro, Anthony Delaplace during the Tour de France 2012

Peter Sagan wheelie over the finish line of stage 7 of Tour de France

Peter Sagan wheelie over the finish line of stage 7 of Tour de France

Riders passing by the cathedral in the center of Rouen during the Tour de France 2012

Riders passing by the cathedral in the center of Rouen during the Tour de France 2012

Peter Sagan wins his second stage at the Tour de France 2012

Peter Sagan wins his second stage at the Tour de France 2012

Stuart O'Grady at the Tour de France 2012

Stuart O'Grady at the Tour de France 2012

The peloton passes through Goudhurst during stage 1 of the Tour de France 2007

The peloton passes through Goudhurst during stage 1 of the Tour de France 2007

Jens Voigt during Le Grand Depart at the Tour de France 2012

Jens Voigt during Le Grand Depart at the Tour de France 2012

Fabian Cancellara during the Tour de France 2012

Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland won the Tour de France prologue for a fifth time

Dory Holte runs alongside the peloton during a stage of the Tour of California cycling race in Livermore

Dory Holte runs alongside the peloton during a stage of the Tour of California cycling race in Livermore

Yellow jersey leader Bradley Wiggins rides during the fifth stage of the Dauphine Criterium cycling

Yellow jersey leader Bradley Wiggins rides during the fifth stage of the Dauphine Criterium cycling

Ryder Hesjedal during the individual time-trial stage in Milan at the Giro d'Italia 2012

Ryder Hesjedal during the individual time-trial stage in Milan at the Giro d'Italia 2012

Canadian Garmin team cyclist Ryder Hesjedal kisses his trophy after winning the Giro d'Italia

Canadian Garmin team cyclist Ryder Hesjedal kisses his trophy after winning the Giro d'Italia

Ryder Hesjedal and Joaquim Rodriguez on the top of Stelvio pass during the 2012 Giro d'Italia

Ryder Hesjedal and Joaquim Rodriguez on the top of Stelvio pass during the 2012 Giro d'Italia

Thomas De Gendt on the top of Stelvio pass during Giro d'Italia 2012

Thomas De Gendt on the top of Stelvio pass during Giro d'Italia 2012

Joaquim Rodriguez and Ryder Hesjedal on the snowy Stelvio

Joaquim Rodriguez and Ryder Hesjedal on the snowy Stelvio

El Diablo on the roads of Giro d'Italia

El Diablo on the roads of Giro d'Italia

Matteo Robottini and Oliver Rodriguez during Giro d'Italia 2012

Matteo Robottini and Oliver Rodriguez during Giro d'Italia 2012

Stage 14 of the Giro d'Italia 2012

Stage 14 of the Giro d'Italia 2012

Transit of a small group of fugitives at Giro d'Italia 2012

Transit of a small group of fugitives at Giro d'Italia 2012

Italian countryside during stage 6 at the Giro d'Italia 2012

Italian countryside during stage 6 at the Giro d'Italia 2012

British rider Mark Cavendish celebrates crossing the finish line of the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia

British rider Mark Cavendish celebrates crossing the finish line of the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia

The second stage of Giro d'Italia 2012 in Denmark

The second stage of Giro d'Italia 2012 in Denmark

Serge Pauwels during first stage of Giro d'Italia 2012

Serge Pauwels during first stage of Giro d'Italia 2012

Team Radioshack's cyclist Frank Schleck of Luxembourg tries out the route of the 2012 Giro d'Italia cycling race in Herning

Team Radioshack's cyclist Frank Schleck of Luxembourg tries out the route of the 2012 Giro d'Italia cycling race in Herning

Cyclists ride during the 98th Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Cyclists ride during the 98th Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Scott Sunderland and Gregory Bauge during the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

Scott Sunderland of Australia leads out Gregory Bauge of France during the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

Kristina Vogel during the UCI Track Cycling World Championships

Kristina Vogel during the UCI Track Cycling World Championships

Tour of Flanders 2012

Tour of Flanders 2012

Leading group up Capo Berta during the Milano-Sanremo

Leading group up Capo Berta during the Milano-Sanremo

Bradley Wiggins at the 2012 Paris-Nice

Bradley Wiggins at the 2012 Paris-Nice

Strade Bianche 2012 race in Tuscany

Strade Bianche 2012 race in Tuscany

The Australia men's team at the Olympic Velodrome in Stratford

The Australia men's team at the Olympic Velodrome in Stratford

Montrose Harbor cyclocross race

Montrose Harbor cyclocross race

Christophe Moreau at the Tour de Romandie

Christophe Moreau cycles during the third stage time trial of the Tour de Romandie

Little cyclist at the 2011 Aspen Crit

Little cyclist at the 2011 Aspen Crit

Arnaud Demare and Adrien Petit of France celebrate

Arnaud Demare, front, and silver medallist Adrien Petit of France celebrate winning the men under 23 road race

Catherine Pendrel of Canada tries out the cross country mountain biking course

Catherine Pendrel of Canada tries out the cross country mountain biking course

Simon Gerrans wins Tour Down Under 2012

Simon Gerrans wins Tour Down Under 2012

Megavalanche on Alpes d'Huez

Megavalanche on Alpes d'Huez

Stage one of the 2012 Tour Down Under

Stage one of the 2012 Tour Down Under