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Tadej Pogacar

Who Are The Top Grand Tour Contenders Heading Into 2023?

As the final days of 2022 wind down and the start of the 2023 professional cycling season quickly approaches, I thought it would be instructive (as well as just fun), to take stock of who the sport’s elite riders are at each major discipline heading into 2023 to give us a clearer view of what to expect when these major events roll around.

Gear Break: More Cold Weather Gear from GORE, Silca Pink for Pogačar Cancer Research, Muc-Off Crank Preload Ring, Motoki Yoshio x Colnago, 100copies New Cyclemorphosis & The Road Book 2022

More cold weather gear from GORE, Silca breast cancer awareness campaign benefitting the Tadej Pogačar Cancer Research Foundation, Muc-Off launches crank preload ring, Motoki Yoshio x Colnago with an artistic version of the C68, 100copies New Bicycle Art Edition #52 - Cyclemorphosis and The Road Book 2022 now available.

LOMBARDIA’22: Double Pogačar!

At the end of an exciting Il Lombardia Tadej Pogačar repeated his win of last year in Lombardy, this time out-sprinting Enric Mas with Mikel Landa a hundred metres behind in third place. Sergio Higuita and Carlos Rodríguez were at 52 seconds and Alejandro Valverde at over 1 minute in 6th place.

Gear Break: DMT Pogi’s, Ass Savers Win Wing, Factor Bikes Expand Range, Café du Cycliste Eyewear | Lara, Pirelli Cinturato Gravel S Tires & SockGuy New Designs

DMT Pogi’s, new limited edition signed by Tadej Pogačar, Ass Savers Win Wing – A minimalist approach to maximum performance, Factor Bikes new gravel bike, Café du Cycliste new eyewear | New Lara for AW22, new Pirelli Cinturato Gravel S, the most offroad tread pattern and SockGuy releases new designs for fall and Halloween.

Is Tadej Pogačar The Next Eddy Merckx?

Ever since Eddy Merckx hung up his racing wheels there have been many pretenders to his throne, but all have come up short. Our regular contributor, Nikolai Razouvaev – ‘The Russian Crank’ has sent his thoughts on the subject of the 'next Merckx' to fellow 'ranter' Ed Hood. Can Tadej Pogačar measure up to 'Big Ted'?