Frenchman Julien Bernard and Italian Leonardo Basso are to debut for Trek Factory Racing at the Tour of Utah from August 3-9. Both young riders will go on to race the US Pro Challenge in Colorado.
Team Novo Nordisk, the world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team, is bringing one of its best development team athletes, Dutchman Brian Kamstra, onto the men’s pro squad as a stagiaire for the remainder of the 2015 season.
The post-Tour hangover can be a rough one. The cold dark shivering night only really ends with the bacon sandwich of the Vuelta. Luckily we had the brief Bloody Mary of salvation last weekend in the form of the San Sebastian Classic and the London-Surrey Classic.
Tom Danielson's out of competition positive drug test has to be the topic of the day for Lee Rodgers. The Lowdown examines the hypocrisy of the Anglo favouritism - we are the good guys and they are the bad guys. Is this the end of the Slipstream Sports road? The Lowdown asks the question.
As with all competitive sports, there is also a risk for injury in competitive bicycling. The patterns of injury in bicycling are unique since exposures include high speed, obstacles like cyclists, pedestrians and motor vehicles, and unpredictable road, environmental and weather conditions.
UK sport event specialists, Always Aim High Events, have today announced that the mega popular Tour de Môn cycle sportive has smashed through 1,000 entries! The continuing surge in entries now means that fewer than 25% of places remain available!
Three young riders, all aged 21, will join the ranks of Tinkoff-Saxo as stagiaires, starting on August 1st. Michael Gogl and Felix Grossschartner from Austria, together with Antwan Tolhoek from the Netherlands will gain invaluable experience as they will form part of one of the world's top pro cycling teams for the remaining of the 2015 season.
Roadside: Now that Ed Hood and Callum MacGregor are back in Sunny Scotland and the final week of the 2015 Tour de France is becoming a distant memory, we asked Ed to give us his thoughts on the French Grand Tour before they are lost. Was it a good Tour Ed?
Aug 03, 2015 - There were two incidents at the week-end where motorbikes have affected the final outcome of the race. We look at both in 'TOP STORY' and we have results, rider quotes and video from San Sebastián, Pologne and RideLondon. Porte to BMC, Danielson positive, Quintana for Vuelta and video interview with Sagan.
Roadside in Aalst: Ed Hood had to drag himself away from the Paris finalé of the Tour de France and where did he go? Yes, another bike race. Chris Froome and Peter Sagan were there; Aalst was the venue and it was beer and frites all the way for Ed and Callum, in the Flemish style, to beat the post-Tour blues.
The Tour de Pologne officially opened with the Top Riders’ press conference held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre in Warsaw.
Race Report: Adam Yates wins the 2015 Clasica San Sebastien in the most confusing race of the year, when tv pictures were lost during the crucial final stages of the race.
We’ve got 19 teams of 8 riders each, for a total of 152 contenders. The starting grid is starting to take shape for the 72nd Tour de Pologne UCI World Tour, which kicks off on Sunday, August 2nd from the capital city of Warsaw with a 122-km stage suited to sprinters.
The USA Race Program calendar heats up again with Tour of Utah and USA Pro Challenge this month. Drapac raced both events in 2014 and comes back to these iconic USA events with experience and momentum.
Taylor Phinney and Peter Stetina have announced their return to the BMC Racing Team Monday at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah.
The next round in the UCI World Cup rolls around this Sunday, 2 August, the Sparkassen Giro. The same line up that took part in La Course last weekend will make up the team.
Etixx - Quick-Step has announced the riders that will participate in Prudential RideLondon & Surrey Classic, a 200km single day race on Sunday, the 2nd of August.
Team LottoNL-Jumbo is counting on sprinter Moreno Hofland during the Prudential Ride London, Sunday 2nd of August.
Team Sky has today announced that it is signing two young British riders as stagiaires, giving them the opportunity to gain experience with the 2015 Tour de France winning team.
This weekend two one-day races are scheduled for Lotto Soudal: the Clásica Ciclista San Sebastián on Saturday 1st August and the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic or London Classic on Sunday 2nd August.