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
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
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