Viviani takes 70th career win at Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Elia Viviani (Deceuninck-QuickStep) with his trophy after winning the 2019 Cadel Evans Great Ocean R

After a short lull following his stage 1 victory at the Tour Down Under, Elia Viviani got back to winning ways at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race . The win was his 20th with Patrick Lefevere’s Deceuninck-QuickStep team and the 70th of his career. Viviani finished runner-up to Jay McCarthy in last year’s race and he was determined to rectify that, beating Caleb Ewan and Daryl Impey by a clear margin to take his second victory of the season so far. “There were two second places [from] last year that I wanted to improve in 2019, and this was one of them,” Viviani explained. “I like this race a lot, I like the course because it gives a chance to every type of riders, so I was really keen on winning here. We were in four riders going into the final kilometres, which was very important. “Also, having ...

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Viviani evens score in Australia

Viviani evens score in Australia

Victory at Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race silences demon from 2018 and marks a "perfect" start to Viviani's season. Read the full article at Viviani evens score in Australia on VeloNews.com .

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Follow Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race live on Cyclingnews

Jay McCarthy with his winners trophy

After the Tour Down Under last week, the men’s WorldTour will continue this Sunday with the fifth edition of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race and Cyclingnews will have full live coverage of the race. The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is the second event on the WorldTour calendar after earning a promotion in 2017. Last year’s winner and home rider, Jay McCarthy is back to defend his title for the Bora-Hansgrohe team. He will face some tough competition in the form of last year’s runner up Elia Viviani, while Tour Down Under winner Daryl Impey is on flying form coming into this weekend. The race has generally been one for the sprinters, but this year’s women’s race, where Arlenis Sierra soloed to victory, was a reminder that a bunch finish is not a foregone conclusion. You can read a full preview of the course and the contenders ...

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Teams arrive at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race – Gallery

Cadel Evans ready to present men's and women's teams on stage at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Ra

The winner of the 2011 Tour de France, Cadel Evans, stood on stage at an official presentation on Friday to greet the men's and women's teams that will participate in the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race this weekend. The women's race , categorised as a UCI 1.1 race, is held on Saturday, while the men will participate in a WorldTour race on Sunday. Defending champion Jay McCarthy will lead his Bora-Hansgrohe team, but will once again face Elia Viviani (Deceuninck-QuickStep) and Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott), who were both on the podium last year. Chloe Hosking will lead her Ale Cipollini team in a title defence but will have tough competition from the event's former winner Amanda Spratt (Mitchelton-Scott), who recently won the Women's Tour Down Under, along with the newly formed Trek-Segafredo Women's Team that recently won the Race Melbourne criterium. The women will race 113km from Melbourne to Geelong ...

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Sprinters vs. puncheurs as Aussie week continues

Sprinters vs. puncheurs as Aussie week continues

With the tough Challambra climb at nine kilometers to go, Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race pits pure sprinters against those who can kick on the climbs. Read the full article at Sprinters vs. puncheurs as Aussie week continues on VeloNews.com .

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Preview: Your guide to the 2019 men’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race (or just “Cadel’s Race” for short) is the first one-day event on the 2019 men’s WorldTour. This Sunday’s race is the fifth edition and if previous outings are anything to go by, it’s sure to be an intriguing and hard-fought contest. Here’s what you need to know about … The post Preview: Your guide to the 2019 men’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Tour Down Under: Porte takes sixth consecutive Willunga win, Impey seals overall victory

Tour Down Under: Porte takes sixth consecutive Willunga win, Impey seals overall victory

Bevin loses grip on GC to allow Impey to become first rider in race's history to retain title. Read the full article at Tour Down Under: Porte takes sixth consecutive Willunga win, Impey seals overall victory on VeloNews.com .

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Tour Down Under: Philipsen wins stage 5 after Ewan is relegated

Tour Down Under: Philipsen wins stage 5 after Ewan is relegated

Jasper Philipsen is declared the winner of the Tour Down Under's fifth stage after Caleb Ewan is relegated for irregular sprinting. Read the full article at Tour Down Under: Philipsen wins stage 5 after Ewan is relegated on VeloNews.com .

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Tour Down Under: Impey wins stage 4

Tour Down Under: Impey wins stage 4

2018 Tour Down Under winner Daryl Impey tops Patrick Bevin to win stage 4. Read the full article at Tour Down Under: Impey wins stage 4 on VeloNews.com .

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Tour Down Under: Sagan sprints to his first win of 2019

Tour Down Under: Sagan sprints to his first win of 2019

Peter Sagan sprints to victory in stage 3 of the Santos Tour Down Under. Read the full article at Tour Down Under: Sagan sprints to his first win of 2019 on VeloNews.com .

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New lids, kicks and gear from the 2019 WorldTour

While it’s often the new bikes of the WorldTour that garner the most attention, it’s the shoes and accessories that offer the most variance and opportunity for personalisation. With a handful of new helmets, shoes and small items seen in use for the start of the season, this gallery wraps up many of the tech … The post New lids, kicks and gear from the 2019 WorldTour appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Tour Down Under: Bevin snags first WorldTour win

Tour Down Under: Bevin snags first WorldTour win

The New Zealander capitalizes on a crash near the finish to surge ahead and sprint to victory in Wednesday's stage 2. Read the full article at Tour Down Under: Bevin snags first WorldTour win on VeloNews.com .

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Pro bikes of the 2019 men’s WorldTour

And just like that, the WorldTour season has restarted. Adelaide once again plays host to the Santos Tour Down Under, providing a great place to see all the new gear and team outfits in one sunny place. When it comes to equipment, the 2019 men’s WorldTour is a story of trading places. The BMC team … The post Pro bikes of the 2019 men’s WorldTour appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Five things to watch at the TDU

Five things to watch at the TDU

GC clash expected to come down to closing-day finalse on Old Willunga Hill thanks to redesigned course. Read the full article at Five things to watch at the TDU on VeloNews.com .

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Preview: Your guide to the 2019 men’s Santos Tour Down Under

The Santos Tour Down Under is the biggest bike race in Australia and the first race on the 2019 men’s WorldTour calendar. It’s had a bit of a shake-up this year with the queen stage moving to the final day which should make for exciting racing until the very end. Read on for our preview … The post Preview: Your guide to the 2019 men’s Santos Tour Down Under appeared first on CyclingTips .

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The Dirt: USAC changes nationals date due to conflict with Whiskey

The Dirt: USAC changes nationals date due to conflict with Whiskey

USA Cycling avoids date conflict between marathon nationals and the Whiskey Off-Road, changing Texas race date to early May. Read the full article at The Dirt: USAC changes nationals date due to conflict with Whiskey on VeloNews.com .

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Turkey stage 6: Bennett claims hat-trick of wins, Prades grabs GC

Turkey stage 6: Bennett claims hat-trick of wins, Prades grabs GC

Bennet wins with powerful 1.5km jump, Lutsenko left in second place on GC after Prades grabs it on time bonuses Read the full article at Turkey stage 6: Bennett claims hat-trick of wins, Prades grabs GC on VeloNews.com .

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Turkey: Hodeg takes stage 5 sprint, Lutsenko retains overall lead

Turkey: Hodeg takes stage 5 sprint, Lutsenko retains overall lead

Hodeg secures fifth win of his neo-pro season, whilst double stage winner Bennett loses leadout man to finish fourth. Read the full article at Turkey: Hodeg takes stage 5 sprint, Lutsenko retains overall lead on VeloNews.com .

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Turkey: Lutsenko climbs to stage 4 win and takes race lead

Turkey: Lutsenko climbs to stage 4 win and takes race lead

Alexey Lutsenko wins stage 4 and rides into the overall race lead at the Tour of Turkey. Read the full article at Turkey: Lutsenko climbs to stage 4 win and takes race lead on VeloNews.com .

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Turkey: Bennett strikes again in stage 3

Turkey: Bennett strikes again in stage 3

Sam Bennett sprints to victory again in stage 3 of the Tour of Turkey. Read the full article at Turkey: Bennett strikes again in stage 3 on VeloNews.com .

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