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Cycling news highlights fro October 25 to October 31.
25th October, 2011
Thomas chooses Olympics over Tour de France
The track events at the have priority for over the Tour de France. The Sky rider has said that he will ride the Giro d'Italia next year and skip the Tour so that he can do as well as possible in the London Olympics.Thomas took gold in the team pursuit on the track in Beijing in 2008, and will follow the same routine. "I'm going to be doing similar preparations to before Bejing when I rode the Giro and didn't ride the tour," said Thomas to .
UCI releases top 15 teams toward World Tour
The UCI today released its top 15 teams according to its sporting criteria, a calculation of points accrued during the 2010 and 2011 seasons by riders which are included in their 2012 rosters.These teams will automatically earn World Tour licenses if they meet the UCI's other licensing criteria.A notable absence on the list of teams 16th-20th in the rankings, who will vie for the final three of the 18 spots on the WorldTour, is the Skil - Shimano team, Project 1t4i, the only team which had applied for the WorldTour but failed to make the list.
29th October, 2011
Roulston confirms with RadioShack for 2012
has confirmed that he will ride with RadioShack-Nissan-Trek in the coming year. He is already planning his season for the Spring Classics and the build-up to a gold medal at the London Olympics."I'm really excited to finally confirm my future," Roulston said. "This is a great move which enables me to have the best of both worlds and I can't stress how important that is to me."
Livestrong's early finish leads Lewis down unexpected roads
When Joe Lewis looked at his 2011 schedule with development team Trek-Livestrong, he fully expected to be racing with them well into August and perhaps even September. As a final year under 23, showcasing his talents on a world stage in the bigger races that feature at the end of the American racing calendar were crucial to launching him on the road to a professional career in 2012.
Cycloscope : This event is organized by Track & Trail.Track and Trail and Canon are jointly organizing “Cycloscope” a photography contest on 5th of November in Delhi.Cycloscope is an attempt to bring all cycling and photography enthusiasts on a journey through the streets and alleys of Delhi.
Time: November 5, 2011 at 7am to November 6, 2011 at 1pm
Location: Track and Trail Exclusive Store C/51 & 52, Veer Savarkar Marg, Central Market, Lajpat Nagar II
Street: Lajpat Nagar II