The Pro Cycling Report for Tuesday, May 28, 2013

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  A quick roundup of recent stories, most about pro cycling, that I found worth reading and sharing.

By Daniel McMahon

After a weekend offline and the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, following is a brief catch-up.

Wiggins should “back off” and support Froome’s Tour de France bid: Sutton. Mail Online

Freddy Rodriguez and Jade Wilcoxson are the new road champions of the United States. peloton

“New parity” lauded at US pro nats. Cyclingnews

Trek set to take title sponsorship role at RadioShack-Leopard in 2014. Cyclingnews

The 2013 Giro by numbers. VeloVoices

Some Twitter activity during the Giro. Velofacts

Giro makes Tour second best. “It’s the ample opportunities for the opportunists that make the Giro more exciting than the Tour.” The Roar

Evans’ third place in the Giro goes largely unnoticed in his home country. SBS Cycling Central

Who from the Giro’s top 10 will double up at the Tour? L’Equipe.fr

10 conclusions from the Giro. VeloNews

10 conclusions from the Giro. Cyclingnews

Nibali “held up as a symbol of hope for the renaissance of Italian cycling.” peloton

Cav can beat Merckx’s Tour-stage-win record of 34, says pres of British Cycling. BBC

After winning five stages and the points jersey at the Giro, Cav looks on form for another successful Tour, which is 32 days away. VeloNews

For fun: Wearing a cycling cap correctly, according to Gianni Bugno. Cycleboredom

Nonracing:

Q&A on NYC’s Citi bike-share program. The New York Times

“Pornographic obsession” with bike helmets is stopping people cycling, says expert. BikeRadar

As always, add links to interesting stories I may have missed in the comment section below. Or email me here.

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Photo courtesy of USA Cycling/Casey B. Gibson

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