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Belgium's Philippe Gilbert celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race from Imola to Vicenza, Italy, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Alberto Contador extended his overall lead ahead of Fabio Aru to 17 seconds while Philippe Gilbert won the rainy 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday

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Belgium’s Philippe Gilbert celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 12th stage of the Giro d’Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race from Imola to Vicenza, Italy, Thursday

The Hong Kong team competes during the women's team pursuit qualifying race at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, near Paris...REFILE - CORRECTING HEADLINE  The Hong Kong team, including Pang Yao, Yang Qianyu, Leung Bo Yee and Meng Zhao Juan, competes during the women's team pursuit qualifying race at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, near Paris, February 18, 2015.

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The Hong Kong team, including Pang Yao, Yang Qianyu, Leung Bo Yee and Meng Zhao Juan, competes during the women’s team pursuit qualifying race at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, near Paris on Wednesday

Pack races in the track cycling women's omnium 25km point race at the Incheon International Velodrome during the 17th Asian Games

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The pack races in the cycling track at the women’s omnium 25km point race at the Incheon International Velodrome during the 17th Asian Games in South Korea on Thursday

The Peloton crosses Runcorn Bridge during the stage two of the 2014 Tour of Britain.

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The peloton crosses the Runcorn Bridge during stage two of the 2014 Tour of Britain

The pack of riders cycles on its way during the 197.5km 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling race...The pack of riders cycles on its way during the 197.5km 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Saint-Etienne and Chamrousse, July 18, 2014.         REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen (FRANCE  - Tags: SPORT CYCLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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The pack of riders cycles on its way during the 197.5km 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Saint-Etienne and Chamrousse

Cycling - Tour de France - Stage Three - Cambridge to London...Race leaders pass the Victoria Memorial and Buckingham Palace as they sprint for the finish. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. See PA story CYCLING Tour. Picture date: Monday July 7, 2014. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

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Stage Three of the Tour de France, Cambridge to London, race leaders pass the Victoria Memorial and Buckingham Palace as they sprint for the finish 

Movistar team rider Valverde of Spain wins the Fleche Wallonne Classic cycling race in Huy

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Alejandro Valverde of Spain celebrates as he wins the Fleche Wallonne Classic cycling race in Huy on Wednesday

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 

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. 

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.

The pack passes fields of wheat near Nouans-les-Fontaines during the thirteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 173 kilometers (108.1 miles) with start in in Tours and finish in Saint-Amand-Montrond, western France, Friday July 12 2013.

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The peloton passes fields of wheat near Nouans-les-Fontaines during the 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 173km, which starts in Tours and finishes in Saint-Amand-Montrond, western France

Second place Mark Cavendish of Britain, left, and stage winner Marcel Kittel of Germany, right

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Mark Cavendish of the UK, left, and Marcel Kittel of Germany, right, sprint towards the finish line of the 12th stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Tours, western France, on Thursday. 

Nuns of the Monastere de la Consolation in Draguignan cheer as Simon Gerrans of Australia, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, passes during the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 228.5 kilometers (142.8 miles) with start in Cagnes-sur-Mer and finish in Marseille, southern France, Wednesday July 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Laurent Ciprani)

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Nuns of the Monastere de la Consolation in Draguignan cheer as the yellow jersey rider passes at speed during the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race. Cyclists on Wednesday raced over 228.5 km (142.8 miles) from Cagnes-sur-Mer to Marseille in southern France. The worlds biggest bike race ends in Paris on July 21