Tour of Turkey - Fabio Jakobsen wins sprint as Cavendish takes third
Full results: https://t.co/eHQNwKqLYS
— Tour of Turkey (@tourofturkeyTUR) April 18, 2019
Sam Bennett had to settle for second today after winning the first two stages, with Quick-Step's Jakobsen producing a well-timed sprint to claim victory. It was a much better day for third-placed Mark Cavendish, who wasn't in contention for the sprint finishes on days one and two.
Ryder Hesjedal removes Insta posts
Perhaps this was a misunderstanding after all, as Hesjedal's posts, questioning if Wiggins had sold a pink jersey given to him by Hesjedal, have now been removed. The comments are still viewable via Twitter, as we've screenshotted above.
Is 1x the future or a waste of time?
There's a lot of debate around 1x on road bikes at the moment, and it's clearly an issue dividing opinion amongst you lot, as an informal poll on social media this week reveals. Some of the replies suggest there's as many people against it as there are for it. Where do you stand on this hot debate?
"WTF?" Ryder Hesjedal calls out Sir Bradley Wiggins after Instagram message suggests Giro-winning jersey he gave him may have been sold on
#Awkward. Get the popcorn out, as this looks potentially salty... it all started when 2012 Giro winner Hesjedal asked Wiggins "what stage was this from?", with a message underneath that appears to be from someone claiming to have bought the jersey off Wiggins.
In the next post, Hesjedal then questions if it really is a genuine jersey that Wiggins has sold on, or if there's been a misunderstanding and it's just a replica. Wiggins hasn't responded yet, and if he does we'll update you of course...
Man flips over wall after crashing his bike, dog cares not one jot
This bizarre video captures the moment a man crashes and flips over a wall, only for a dog on the other side to completely ignore the commotion and carry on snoozing.
According to the article in The Metro, the victim Rick Murphy was largely ok afterwards and was "back in the pub" soon after with a few scratches. The dog's owner John Heavey told The Metro: "It’s funny that Shep didn’t even move because when we’re home, he always tries to open the gate and get out for a wander, but it really surprised me that he’s just lay there. He doesn’t even flinch."
From Peckham to Tokyo - the 19-year-old BMXer training full-time for 2020 Olympics
This mini-doc follows Kye White as he charts his journey towards the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. National Lottery funding has enabled Kye to train full-time, as well as plenty of sacrifices made by his family along the way.
New La Passione Geometric collection launches
"Minimal but not ordinary", say La Passione, the Geometric jerseys use breathable, Italian fabrics and are available in black, blue, porto, or white colourways. Head to their website to browse the new kit now.
Timmy Mallett will tell all about his e-bike adventure and show off paintings he made along the way at festival appearance
— Timmy Mallett (@TimmyMallett) April 17, 2019
Last year TV presenter Timmy Mallet embarked on a self-supported cycle tour on his e-bike, riding across three countries and eventually across the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in northern Spain. Multi-talented Mallett painted the landscapes along the way, and will be appearing at Cookham Festival in Berkshire on 10th May to tell his story and show his paintings off.
Highbury corner set for segregated cycling infra
ADVANCE NOTICE: Highbury Corner goes two-way for traffic on Monday morning
We’re ripping out the 1960s roundabout to make new segregated cycle lanes, public space & pedestrian crossings
People cycling make up 25% of rush hour traffic here, they’re long overdue their own space pic.twitter.com/sY0y0vobBV
— Will Norman (@willnorman) April 17, 2019
Will Norman announced the plans on his Twitter account yesterday, saying: "People cycling make up 25% of rush hour traffic here, they’re long overdue their own space."