Gallery: Double Delight For Jumbo-Visma At A Thrilling Amstel Gold Race
Great photos from two great races around the Dutch countryside. The post Gallery: Double delight for Jumbo-Visma at a thrilling Amstel Gold Race appeared first on CyclingTips .
A Requiem For The Supertuck
With the supertuck ban finally having kicked in, we take a trip down memory lane. The post A requiem for the supertuck appeared first on CyclingTips .
Musical Saddles: Making Sense Of Pro Team Rider Changes For 2021
Felix Lowe 17 Mar 2021 Riders have been swapping teams and teams have been changing names and kit. Felix Lowe tries to makes sense of it all Riders have been swapping teams and teams have been changing names and kit. Felix Lowe tries to makes sense of it all Words : Felix Lowe Photography : Veloimages; KBMB UAE Team Emirates missed a trick when they failed to announce their latest recruit with the accompaniment of Bonnie Tyler’s song ‘Here She Comes’. Geddit – Hirschi comes? Never mind. Marc Hirschi’s controversial arrival from Sunweb raised eyebrows, coming as it did after a mysterious contract severance that required a non-disclosure agreement. We can only speculate, but a hefty pay hike may have played a part. And so the man who made ripples on his Tour de France debut last year will join the man who won it on his own debut, with ...
Criterium Du Dauphine Route Revealed
The Criterium du Dauphine organisers have released the route and also named the wildcards for this year's traditional warm-up to the Tour de France.
Vn News Ticker: Critérium Du Dauphiné Brings Back Time Trial
Here's the news making headlines on Monday, February 22. Read the full article at VN news ticker: Critérium du Dauphiné brings back time trial on VeloNews.com .
Vn Vault: Inside Luis Herrera’S Win At The 1991 Dauphiné-Libéré
One year after disappointing his Café de Colombia team, Luis Herrera returned to the Dauphiné Libéré and won the overall. Read the full article at VN Vault: Inside Luis Herrera’s win at the 1991 Dauphiné-Libéré on VeloNews.com .
Yes, You Should Watch The Uae Tour This Year
It's not the cycling world's favourite race but the 2021 edition could be worth a look. The post Yes, you should watch the UAE Tour this year appeared first on CyclingTips .
Tadej Pogacar And Primoz Roglic Set For Tour De France Rematch
Joe Robinson 18 Jan 2021 The Slovenian duo both set to return to Tour, reigniting yellow jersey rivalry Tadej Pogacar versus Primoz Roglic at the 2020 Tour de France was one the greatest battles in cycling for years and it seems we are all set for a rematch in 2021. The much-anticipated replay of last year's yellow jersey battle was set after UAE Team Emirates 's Pogacar confirmed he would return to France to defend his title and reports suggest Jumbo-Visma 's Roglic would race the Tour as part of a leadership trio with Tom Dumoulin and Steven Kruijswijk. UAE Team Emirates confirmed that 22-year-old Pogacar would lead the team at the Tour before returning to the Vuelta a Espana , the race in which the Slovenian made his name in 2019, taking three stages and third overall. Pogacar will form part of a Tour team that also comprises new ...
What The Biggest Transfers Mean For The Men’S Peloton In 2021
These are the moves that matter ahead of the 2021 men's racing season. The post What the biggest transfers mean for the men’s peloton in 2021 appeared first on CyclingTips .
Nine Years Late, Chris Froome Gets His Vuelta Trophy
Supported by The 2011 Vuelta was striking for a few reasons – the stratospheric speed at which some of its climbs were raced; the out-of-nowhere win by the unfancied Spaniard Juan Jose Cobo, riding for the Pro Continental Geox team in his homeland’s biggest race; and the arrival of Chris Froome as a Grand Tour contender. The … The post Nine years late, Chris Froome gets his Vuelta trophy appeared first on CyclingTips .
Egan Bernal Faces Months On Sidelines With Spine Issue
Joe Robinson 27 Oct 2020 Colombian revealed he is suffering with scoliosis which saw him abandon Tour de France Egan Bernal faces months of recovery after the Ineos Grenadier revealed he is dealing with a spinal injury. The Colombian rider abandoned both the Criterium du Dauphine and the Tour de France this summer citing back troubles. On leaving the Tour on Stage 17, Bernal said that the issues had spread to his knee and that he was 'screwed up on all sides'. Talking to ESPN Colombia , the 23-year-old has revealed that the root of his injuries is due to having one leg longer than the other which has caused scoliosis in his spine. 'The problem is that one leg is longer than the other. I'm already thinking about next season. It's a pretty long recovery process because basically it has caused me to have scoliosis in my spine,' Bernal ...
What You Missed At The Paris-Roubaix That Never Happened
There’s no race as ardently mythologised as Paris-Roubaix. Raced through the working-class heartland of France on narrow farming roads and rough sectors of cobbles, the Hell of the North has run for 117 editions, interrupted only by world wars and, this year, coronavirus. With France suffering through an escalating second wave of COVID-19 and the … The post What you missed at the Paris-Roubaix that never happened appeared first on CyclingTips .
Wait, So Who’S The Giro D’Italia Favourite Now?
We’re just three days into the Giro d’Italia and already the GC battle is in sharp focus. Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers) was looking like the clear favourite after a great stage 1 time trial but a couple days later the race has been blown wide open. On stage 3, Thomas was just one of a … The post Wait, so who’s the Giro d’Italia favourite now? appeared first on CyclingTips .
Preview: Your Guide To The 2020 Giro D’Italia Contenders, Sprinters And More
This year’s Giro d’Italia is being held three months later than normal, putting it after both the Tour de France and Road World Championships. Yep, it’s been an odd year. Ahead of the Giro’s 103rd edition, which kicks off in Monreale on Saturday, we take a look at the overall contenders, the sprint favourites, and … The post Preview: Your guide to the 2020 Giro d’Italia contenders, sprinters and more appeared first on CyclingTips .
5 Riders Who Stepped It Up At The 2020 Tour De France
Now that the dust has settled on the 2020 Tour de France, we can look back on some of the performances that really stood out from the race. One thing that struck us about this year’s Tour was the way so many up-and-comers and budding stars seemed to take that next big step. For the … The post 5 riders who stepped it up at the 2020 Tour de France appeared first on CyclingTips .
What Do You Think: Can Pogacar Overhaul Roglic In The Tour’S Final Week?
As the final week of the 2020 Tour de France is about to get underway, we’ve been pondering some of the big questions that have emerged over the course of the race. There’s been quite a few such storylines during a Tour that has featured no shortage of compelling storylines. For the first time in … The post What do you think: Can Pogacar overhaul Roglic in the Tour’s final week? appeared first on CyclingTips .
Preview: Your Guide To The 2020 Tour De France Contenders, Sprinters And More
Well, it’s starting two months later than normal, and there’s a good argument to say it shouldn’t be happening at all, but here we are, just a few days out from the 2020 Tour de France. We’ve already given you a stage-by-stage breakdown of this year’s route; now it’s time to bring you up to … The post Preview: Your guide to the 2020 Tour de France contenders, sprinters and more appeared first on CyclingTips .
Your Guide To The 2020 Tour De France Route, Jerseys, Time Cuts And More
The 2020 Tour de France is an Alps-heavy route with eight mountain-top finishes and one crucial mountain time trial. It begins in Nice, takes a quick dip into the Alps, then runs west for a brief stint in the Pyrenees. That’s followed by a long slog across the middle of France, highlighted by a massive … The post Your guide to the 2020 Tour de France route, jerseys, time cuts and more appeared first on CyclingTips .
The Tour De France Starts Next Week, But Should It?
In two Saturdays’ time, two months late, the 2020 Tour de France will finally begin. On the wide boulevards of Nice, with the glinting blue of the Mediterranean at their backs, the riders and their entourage will head up into the hills surrounding the coastal city and set a course that will lead them to … The post The Tour de France starts next week, but should it? appeared first on CyclingTips .
More Questions Than Answers: What We Learned From The Critérium Du Dauphiné
The Critérium du Dauphiné has a long and cherished history of offering an illuminating look at cycling’s biggest names just before its biggest race. The Dauphiné’s spot on the calendar, its route, and its prestige make it a great source of insight into where things stand for riders across the peloton as the Tour de … The post More questions than answers: What we learned from the Critérium du Dauphiné appeared first on CyclingTips .