Borut Božič Interview: The Classics season has started and if you are a fan of those cobbles it won’t be long before you see the name: Borut Božič in the results. The Slovenian is Astana’s man for those early hard man’s races in Belgium and Northern France and we were lucky enough to have a chat about his big love; those Northern roads of Hell!
Mar 06, 2014 - Another big weekend of cycle racing on the way and we preview: Roma Maxima, GP Camaiore, Strade Bianche, Paris-Nice, Tirreno-Adriatico and the Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen, plus the change in this year’s Giro TT. Race reports, results and video from Le Samyn and the Tour de Langkawi and Cav’s spring makes TOP STORY. Grande caffè?
Mar 03, 2014 - A terrific weekend of cycle sport action: Stannard takes the Omloop and Boonen grabs Kuurne, plus all the results, reports and video from: Murcia, Almería, Sud Ardèche, Lugano, La Drôme and we catch-up with the Tour of Langkawi. In other cycling news Rassmussen makes TOP STORY, goodbye to Kristof Goddaert, ASO Wild Cards and Sanremo & Romandie Routes. All in EuroTrash Monday!
Feb 27, 2014 - The cobbled Classics start this weekend with Het Nieuwsblad & Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne, we have the team previews, plus we look at the Classic Sud Ardèche, La Drôme Classic, Tour de Langkawi and the Vuelta a Murcia. Sinkewitz's ban makes the TOP STORY, add to that the last cyclo-cross of the season, other cycling news, Stephen Roche enters the Giro Hall of Fame and lot's of video in a full EuroTrash Thursday.
Philippe Gilbert Interview: After his phenomenal 2011 season Philippe Gilbert has not been hitting the high points, excluding a World road championship, but after a relaxing winter he is back; strong and motivated. Milan-Sanremo and the Ardennes Classics are his goal and maybe another year in the rainbow jersey, but the big question is; will he grow a beard? Find out here.
Feb 24, 2014 - An enormous EuroTrash of cycling news to get through this Monday: Froome in Oman, Kwiatkowski in Algarve, Valverde in Andalucía, Betancur in Haut Var and Serpa in Laigueglia a full round up with results and Video. Doping at the Winter Olympics is the TOP STORY and we have full course previews of the Amgen Tour of California and the Strade Bianche. Big coffee time.
Steve Cummings Interview: World champion on the track, Vuelta stage winner and loyal team man; Steve Cummings is all of these and now winner of the Tour Méditerranéen. Just before his successful February we managed an exclusive one-to-one chat with the big man in Spain at a BMC training camp and then caught up with him again after his Dubai and Méditerranéen success.
Feb 20, 2014 - The ’14 season is at Full Gas now. The Tours of Oman, Andalucía and Algarve with all the usual reports and video, plus we look forward to the Haut Var at the weekend. Today’s Top Story looks at how much early racing some top riders have done. In other cycling news: Froome, Cancellara, Deignan and Pantani all feature. Also the sad news of Kristof Goddaert. Thursday EuroTrash coffee time.
Greg Van Avermaet Interview: Greg Van Avermaet might have been the second man in the Classics for BMC, but over the years he has proved that he can be successful from February to September. This year he will be the main man in his home Flemish Classics for the Swiss bike manufacturer. We sat down with Greg when he was training in Spain to hear his plans for 2014.
Feb 17, 2014 - Stephen Cummings has swept to victory in the Tour of the Med and Niki Terpstra took the honours in Qatar, plus Sven Nys wins the cyclo-cross Superprestige, we have all the video action to go with the reports and results. What’s going on with Milan-Sanremo; is the TOP STORY and we catch up with the teams for Oman and Algarve in other cycling news. A fun filled Euro Trash Monday!
Tom Boonen Interview: Tom Boonen is a man in form in Qatar and is on a mission after an illness ridden 2013 season. We caught up with the Belgian multi-champion in Spain as he piled in the kilometres just before heading off to the deserts of Qatar.
Feb 13, 2014 - Reports, results and video from the Tour of Qatar and Mallorca Challenge plus lots more cycling news from around the World: Samu Sánchez at BMC, Olivier Kaisen retires, teams for the Het Nieuwsblad, the Women's Tour of Britain video, Oliver Zaugg injury, UCI Independent Commission, GF San Diego and Mavic go to Crested Butte. It’s all in EuroTrash Thursday!
Thor Hushovd Interview: Ex-World champion, twice Tour points winner, Vuelta points winner, multi-National champion and Classics specialist; Thor Hushovd has had a long and successful career. Even though he had a slight hiatus in 2012 his winning ways have not left him - So what is the future for the man from Norway? We find out what the big man’s plans are for 2014.
Feb 10, 2014 - A weekend full of racing; Dubai, Etoile de Bessèges and the Ladies Tour of Qatar finished and the Mallorca Challenge and the Men’s Tour of Qatar kicked off. Will Fernando Alonso team up with Cannondale? Niki Terpstra & Sacha Modolo opened up and Taylor Phinney, Niki Terpstra, Tobias Ludvigsson and Kirsten Wild all had overall wins. Race video, reports, results and more!
Feb 06, 2014 - I think we can safely say the 2014 season is in full swing. In todays EuroTrash we catch up with all the cycling news; from the Tours of Dubai, Qatar, Etoile de Bessèges and the Copenhagen ‘6 Day’ with reports, results and video. Top story is Sammy Sanchez and his new team, plus we have lots of race news; Paris-Nice, Utah, Andalucía, Britain and Algarve. If that wasn’t enough we go training with Boonen, Stybar and the Italian national squad.
Mark Cavendish Interview: The fastest man in the World on two wheels is one description of Mark Cavendish, but when it comes to talking he doesn’t hang about either. We found that out in what was meant to be a short interview with the man from the Isle of Man when his Omega Pharma – Quick-Step team were in Spain for their team presentation in January. No lead-out was needed to get ‘Cav’ going!
Feb 03, 2014 - A cyclo-cross Worlds packed EuroTrash Monday, all the reports, results and video from Hoogerheide. If that wasn’t enough, in other cycling news; the UCI might be allowing bike design innovation, Sánchez & Horner have teams, the Hour Record falls again, Movistar & Wiggle-Honda presentations, the women hit the Champs Élysées, Sky early season schedule and some great video from Castelli. Yea a big read, so get a big coffee.
Jan 30, 2014 - Lots of cycling news in EuroTrash Thursday this morning: catch up with the Tour de France and other ‘Wild Card’ teams for the important races. We have the last cyclo-cross before the Worlds, Bartko retires and Sánchez might have to, Sagan might ride for Alonso and we have the rider line-up for GP Marseillaise, Dubai and Mallorca. Plus Lampre-Merida sign an old, bald guy. Video and more.
Interview: Earlier in January, Marcel Kittel, the top sprinter from the 2013 Tour de France was training with his Giant-Shimano team in Spain, so our local man; Alastair went to find out what made the big German tick. What he found was a big sprinter full of confidence, humor and lots of interesting things to say.
Jan 27, 2014 - Simon Gerrans has won the Tour Down Under (again) and Nairo Quintana took the Tour de San Luis and we have all the results, quotes and video from south of the equator. In other cycling news: we take a look at ‘old men’ of the peloton, with Jens Voigt still attacking and Chris Horner looking like he will do soon. Fabian Cancellara has been on the track and Belkin set out their stall. EuroTrash Monday time!