Dumoulin Leaves Jumbo-Visma

Dumoulin leaves Jumbo-Visma

Tom Dumoulin has decided to take a break from his cycling career, taking unpaid leave from Jumbo-Visma and departing from the team's training camp.

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Tom Dumoulin Leaves Jumbo-Visma Training Camp To Consider ‘Cycling Future’

Tom Dumoulin leaves Jumbo-Visma training camp to consider 'cycling future'

Dutchman returns home to 'take some time for himself' as he presses pause on race schedule. Read the full article at Tom Dumoulin leaves Jumbo-Visma training camp to consider ‘cycling future’ on VeloNews.com .

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Jumbo-Visma Returns To Tour De France With ‘Triple Threat’

Jumbo-Visma returns to Tour de France with 'triple threat'

George Bennett to lead at Giro d'Italia, while Primož Roglič, Tom Dumoulin, Steven Kruijswijk return to Tour de France, with Sepp Kuss and Wout van Aert as wingmen. Read the full article at Jumbo-Visma returns to Tour de France with ‘triple threat’ on VeloNews.com .

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Tadej Pogacar And Primoz Roglic Set For Tour De France Rematch

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 ...

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Report: Tom Dumoulin To Make Rare Appearance At Cobbled Classics This Spring

Report: Tom Dumoulin to make rare appearance at cobbled classics this spring

Dutchman to bypass Ardennes races in favor of joining up with Wout van Aert at E3 Saxo Bank Classic and Tour of Flanders. Read the full article at Report: Tom Dumoulin to make rare appearance at cobbled classics this spring on VeloNews.com .

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The 10 Transfers That Will Take A While To Get Used To In 2021

Joe Robinson 4 Jan 2021 From Chris Froome leaving Ineos for Israel to Marianne Vos at the newly-formed Jumbo-Visma, transfers for the 2021 season The first day of the year is a special one in the world of professional cycling. It’s the day all fans wait with bated breath to see all those riders who have changed team reveal themselves in their new kits. It’s a monumental occasion every year but this year, in particular, seemed to produce a real vintage as some of the peloton’s best known riders shifted team for the 2021 season. Among those were some of the biggest names in the sport who have long become stalwarts of their teams after years of loyal service. Chris Froome , Romain Bardet, Annemiek van Vleuten, among those having a change of scenery. The worn cliche of ‘New Year, new me’ could never ring truer. And we know how ...

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This Weekend Will Be A Fitting Finale To Three Thrilling Grand Tours

Supported by What a way to close out the year. A season of thrilling Grand Tours is coming down the home stretch in much the same way things have proceeded throughout the past few months. Just as they were with two stages to go at the Tour de France and at the Giro d’Italia, things are incredibly … The post This weekend will be a fitting finale to three thrilling Grand Tours appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Analysis: Five Things To Know About The 2021 Tour De France Route

Mont Ventoux

Joe Robinson 2 Nov 2020 Analysis of the 2021 Tour de France route, which was unveiled on Sunday 1st November The 2021 Tour de France route was unveiled on Sunday 1st November during a live special edition of French sport show Stade 2 . Next year’s fight for the Maillot Jaune will be the 108th edition in the race’s history and will take place from 26th June to 18th July, earlier dates due to the postponed Tokyo Olympics. The race will begin in the northwest region of Britanny, feature days in the Alps and Pyrenees, ascend the mythical Mont Ventoux twice in one day, include 58km of individual time-trials and, of course, conclude on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. In total, there will be eight flat stages, five hilly days, six trips to the mountains, three mountain top finishes and two individual time-trials standing in the way of the General Classification ...

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What These Charts Can Tell Us About The First Week Of The Tour De France

We’re nine stages into the 2020 Tour de France and the riders have now enjoyed their first rest day. Before the race resumes on Tuesday though, it’s worth taking stock of how the race has unfolded thus far. Thanks to the work of VeloClub member Cam Harris, we’ve got the perfect way of doing so. … The post What these charts can tell us about the first week of the Tour de France appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Gallery: Too-Close Crowds And A Pyrenean Rollercoaster On Stage 8 Of The Tour

There were two main battles on stage 8 of the 2020 Tour de France. One for stage honours from a breakaway that led by more than 12 minutes at one point. Another for the GC contenders in the bunch behind, trying to maintain or improve on their overall standing. Nans Peters (Ag2r-La Mondiale) won the … The post Gallery: Too-close crowds and a Pyrenean rollercoaster on stage 8 of the Tour appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Tdf Power Analysis: Pogacar’S Peyresourde Attacks And New Climbing Record

“Tomorrow we fight again! Tour is not finished, vamos” – Tadej Pogacar Tadej Pogacar was one of the several riders to lose to time on stage 7’s brutal crosswinds, which ripped the field apart. After losing 1’25” on the General Classification as well as the Young Rider’s jersey due to an untimely puncture on a … The post TDF Power Analysis: Pogacar’s Peyresourde attacks and new climbing record appeared first on CyclingTips .

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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 .

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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 .

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British Cyclists Involved In Secret Ketone Program For 2012 Olympics

Supported by A home Olympics is a powerful motivator to be on top of your game, as Russia demonstrated at Sochi – for better and worse. Now, a Mail on Sunday investigation has revealed echoes of that boundary-pushing mentality in the Great Britain camp in the lead-up to the 2012 London Olympics. Through 2011 and 2012, in … The post British cyclists involved in secret ketone program for 2012 Olympics appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Dumoulin Past Peak Says Former Dutch Pro Cyclist

Dumoulin past peak says former Dutch pro cyclist

Former Dutch cyclist - and confessed doper - Michael Boogerd thinks Tom Dumoulin has peaked.

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Lighthouses In Lockdown: A Look At The Private Lives Of Female Pro Cyclists

Through 2019 and 2020, Italian photographers Eloise Mavian and Francesco Rachello – who together are the Tornanti.cc photo agency – have worked with riders in the women’s professional peloton on a series of intimate photos showcasing their personal ‘Lighthouse’. When coronavirus lockdowns forced the riders into self-isolation, Tornanti.cc undertook a follow-up project, shot over video call, … The post Lighthouses in lockdown: A look at the private lives of female pro cyclists appeared first on CyclingTips .

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Dumoulin Quits Clean Cycling Body Over Ketones And Paris-Nice 'Farce'

Dumoulin quits clean cycling body over ketones and Paris-Nice 'farce'

Tom Dumoulin's team Jumbo-Visma quit the Movement for Credible Cycling (MPCC) in 2015 but the Dutchman recently handed back his personal membership with the body, he told Wielerflits in a video interview.

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Peter Sagan Highest Earning Cyclist On €5m A Year, According To Report

Peter Sagan highest earning cyclist on €5m a year, according to report

Joe Robinson 20 May 2020 L'Equipe has listed the top 20 earning riders in the professional peloton and their annual salaries Peter Sagan 's €5 million-a-year salary with Bora-Hansgrohe means he is the best-paid rider in the professional peloton, according to a report in L'Equipe . The French newspaper published a list of the 20 highest paid road cyclists in the world and it was of little surprise that the three-time World Champion took the top spot. The Slovakian beat Team Ineos duo Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas, who rounded out the podium, as the British team dominated the top 10 with five riders. Sagan is reported to be on a €5 million-a-year wage that is partly paid by bike sponsor Specialized. The American bike brand helped bring Sagan to the German WorldTour team in 2017 by offering to contribute to his wage. Seven-time Grand Tour winner Froome sits second ...

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A Dutchman And His (Man-Made) Mountain

In 2011, a Dutch cycling journalist’s tongue-in-cheek proposal for an artificial mountain in his homeland sparked a flurry of proposals and feasibility studies, eventually growing to be the biggest innovation platform in the Netherlands. This is the story of Die Berg Komt Er – of a project, a man and a (man-made) mountain. The post A Dutchman and his (man-made) mountain appeared first on CyclingTips .

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No Tour De France Crowds, No Worries For Dumoulin

No Tour de France crowds, no worries for Dumoulin

Tom Dumoulin's gaze remains lasered on Tour de France rivals and is unfazed by the absence of crowds as Jumbo-Visma announced it is sticking with its three-pronged approach of the Dutchman, Primoz Roglic and Steven Kruijswijk.

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