Transfer 2016 round-up: Contador, Sagan and Nibali on the move

With the Tour de France done and dusted, we’re now well into cycling’s transfer silly season. Big moves have already been confirmed, others are in the offing, and we’ve rather optimistically taken on the task of trying to keep our fingers on the pulse. Without further ado, here’s a quick run down of the biggest deals – both done, and in the process of being made so:
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Tour de France 2016: Stage 16 – Sagan inflicts the Bern

Peter Sagan won his third stage of this year’s Tour as it made a detour into the spectacular Swiss city of Bern. The reigning world champion consolidated his lead in the points classification by edging out Alexander Kristoff to the line, after the day’s two-man breakaway of Tony Martin and Julian Alaphilippe (and a plucky late move from Rui Costa) had been reeled in. There was no change in the GC, with all the race favourites coming across the line safely ensconced in the lead group.

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VeloVoices Awards 2015: Spine-Tingling Moment of the Year

There are no two ways about it, watching a cycle race is all about the drama and passion it invokes. Those moments that make us weep, cheer, gasp, swear and grip the arm of the chair so hard our knuckles show white! Such breathless interludes are rightly celebrated in today’s VeloVoices award for Spine-Tingling Moment of the Year.

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