Most new twitter followers in 2015 in the cycling community

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New followers 1 Le Tour de France @letour 1099868 2 Chris Froome @chrisfroome 337447 3 Mark Cavendish @MarkCavendish 185894 4 NairoQuinCo @NairoQuinCo 181863 5 Team Sky @TeamSky 180532 6 Peter Sagan @petosagan 173108 7 Movistar Team @Movistar_Team 162096 8 Vincenzo Nibali @vincenzonibali 150870 9 Rigoberto UrĂ¡n ?U @UranRigoberto 146197 10 Alberto Contador @albertocontador 140866 11   …Continue Reading

Sprinters strava files

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Andre Greipel posted his Tour de France sprint wins to Strava. That made me curious if the were more sprinters strava files. A list of top 5 sprints (Links to strava)

Head-to-head time trial results of the Vuelta 2015 contenders

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Head-to-head results. The time difference is in the table below, as well as the speeds of the 2 competitors. There is also the difference calculated if the time trial had been as long as the Vuelta time trial (38.7 km)

GPS device usage in the pro peloton

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Some pro riders use GPS in the races and post their activities on Strava. Strava shows the device used. A list of usage during some races in May 2015 below

Cycling pro’s on Strava

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A list of World Tour and Pro Continental cyclists on Strava. (Season 2015) Strava also has a pro’s list. This is that same list, sorted by most followers (april 2015)

A list of most followed cyclocross twitter accounts

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Most followed cyclocross related twitter accounts. Follow them by subscribing to this twitter list

Most twitter followers gained in the cycling community (2014)

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Nairo Quintana gained the most followers in 2014 of the cyclists. But @letour gained the most

Cyclists most in the news in 2014

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Velofacts indexes cyclists names found in the 234000 cycling news items we collected in 2014

Counting Sponsor Names in internet news articles

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Velofacts counted the number of occurrences of sponsor names in internet news articles. A total of 234k articles were collected from 181 cycling news sources. Sometimes only the title is collected, sometimes the full article. But mostly the title and the first alinea is collected. Sources are cycling news websites from all over the world   …Continue Reading

Pro cycling team calendar changes in 2014

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Do pro cycling team calendars change a lot? Velofacts was curious and made a list