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Greg Van Avermaet caps off a fantastic 2016 by taking Gold in the Olympic Road Race in Rio. Photo via www.rio2016.com

Greg Van Avermaet has won the coveted Marmeladrome Rider of the Year 2016 award. A quick run down of his season proves why he finished ahead of a very strong list of...

James Hayden after completing the TCR 2016 race. Photo via www.jamesmarkhayden.uk
James Hayden after completing the TCR 2016 race. Photo via www.jamesmarkhayden.uk

We’re kicking off a new series of interviews with figures in the world of elite cycling, in partnership with purveyors of fine cycling kit Milltag. First up is James Hayden, who, riding for Fairlight Cycles in...

Photo via Cycling News.
Photo via Cycling News.

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Stage 12’s summit finish on Mont Ventoux sure enough proved to be a dramatic day of cycling, but it wasn’t the one anyone had expected, nor would have hoped for. The news, of course, was that Richie Porte collided into the rear of a camera-wielding moto...

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Ashley House, left, with Juan Antonio Flecha, right, during the Giro d’Italia 2016. All photos courtesy of Ashley.

Ashley House has, since 2011, been presenter of Eurosport’s Tour de France and Grand Tour coverage shows, both pre- and post-race. As well as Eurosport, he’s worked for Sky...

In this second part of our 2016 preview, we look at Lampre Merida, Lotto Soudal, Movistar, Orica Greenedge, Giant Alpecin, LottoNL Jumbo, Sky, Tinkoff and Trek. 

Catch up on the first half of our 2016 preview here

Lampre Merida

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In: Yukiya Arashiro, Marko Kump, Matej Mohoric, Louis...

We’re starting our coverage of the 2016 season with a detailed look at the 18 World Tour teams involved and their key rider’s ambitions for the year ahead.

In this first part we look at AG2R, Astana, BMC, CannondaleDimension Data, Etixx-Quickstep, FDJ, IAM & Katusha

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Tom Dumoulin
Tom Dumoulin on his way to beating Chris Froome on Stage 9 of this year's Vuelta. Photo credit: roadcyclinguk.com
Tom Dumoulin on his way to beating Chris Froome on Stage 9 of this year’s Vuelta. Photo credit: roadcyclinguk.com

Really, there is only one man who can lay a claim to the 25-or-under category this year, and that man is the Netherland’s own Tom Dumoulin. Tom, Tommy D, Doomy, The...

World Championship Men’s Elite Road Race

Sagan makes his winning move at the bottom of 23rd Street. Photo credit: cyclingweekly.co.uk
Sagan makes his winning move at the bottom of 23rd Street. Photo credit: cyclingweekly.co.uk

Taking something of a left-field approach to this category, we want to return to the recent World Championship road race in Richmond, Virginia, to offer it as our...

Marcel Kittel

Kittel at this year's Tour of Yorkshire, a race where he would only last 100km. Photo credit: rouleur.cc
Kittel at this year’s Tour of Yorkshire, a race where he would only last 100km. Photo credit: rouleur.cc

There’s very little to say about Marcel Kittel’s 2015 season, which in itself speaks volumes as to why he might have had the most disappointing year in cycling. To give it some...

Building up to our nomination for rider of the year, we at Marmeladrome have put our heads together and cast our minds back across the season to offer a selection of some of the brightest riders, best races, and most brilliant rides of 2015. Without further ado, let’s kick things off with our...