Cycling

Russia's Ivan Kovalev, third from left, competes to win the gold in the men's scratch race at the Track Cycling World Championships in Cali, Colombia, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

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Russia’s Ivan Kovalev, third from left, on his way to winning the gold medal in the men’s scratch race at the Track Cycling World Championships in Cali, Colombia.

The legs of second placed German team, including Rene Enders, Robert Forstemann and Maximilian Levy are pictured during the ceremony in the men's team sprint race at the 2014 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Cali...The legs of second placed German team, including Rene Enders, Robert Forstemann and Maximilian Levy are pictured during the ceremony in the men's team sprint race at the 2014 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Cali February 26, 2014.

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The legs of second-placed German team, including Rene Enders, Robert Forstemann and Maximilian Levy, during the ceremony in the men’s team sprint race at the 2014 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Cali, Colombia.

Cyclists start the Sport Stage of the 2nd day of Dubai Tour in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.

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Cyclists start the sport stage of the 2nd day of the Dubai Tour on Thursday

Great Britian's (left to Right) Laura Trott, Dani King, Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell, on their way to breaking the world record in the Women's Team , Pursuit during day one of the 2013 UCI Track Cycling World Cup at the National Cycling Centre, Manchester.

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Great Britain’s Laura Trott, Dani King, Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell on their way to breaking the world record in the Women’s Team Pursuit, during day one of the 2013 UCI Track Cycling World Cup at the National Cycling Centre, Manchester.

A construction worker applies red paint to mark cycle lanes in Hanover, Germany.

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Workers paint cycle lanes in Hanover, Germany.

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Britain’s Bradley Wiggins rides past the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore on his way to clinching the silver medal in the men’s individual time trial event, at the road cycling world championships, in Florence, Italy, on Wednesday.

Cycling - 2013 Tour of Britain - Stage Four - Stoke to Llanberis...The Peleton approaches the top of Pen-Y-Pass with the Snowdon Massif in the background  during the Stage Four of the 2013 Tour of Britain from Stoke to Llanberis. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday September 18, 2013. See PA story CYCLING Tour of Britain. Photo credit should read: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

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The peleton approaches the top of Pen-Y-Pass with the Snowdon Massif in the background during stage four of the 2013 Tour of Britain from Stoke to Llanberis Read more

The pack climbs towards Glandon pass during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 204.5 kilometers (127.8 miles) with start in in Bourg-d'Oisans and finish in Le Grand-Bornand, France, Friday July 19 2013. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

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The pack climbs towards Glandon pass during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 204.5 km. The stage started in Bourg-d’Oisans and finishes in Le Grand-Bornand, France, on Friday. Read more

Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, rides in the pack during the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 172.5 kilometers (107.8 miles) with start in Gap and finish in Alpe-d'Huez, France, Thursday July 18, 2013.

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Christopher Froome of the UK, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, rides in a pack on Thursday during the 18th stage of the Tour de France cycling race which runs for 172.5km starting in Gap and finishing in Alpe-d’Huez, France.

Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey

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Christopher Froome of the UK, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, and Spain’s Alberto Contador, right, speed down the Manse pass on the final stretch of the 168km sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race which started in Vaison-la-Romaine and finished in Gap, France, on Tuesday.