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Tour du Poitou-Charentes Stage 1: Cavendish Completes Great Teamwork with Victory.
The Belkin Pro Cycling TEAM is aiming to break Björn Leukemans’ reign in the Druivenkoers-Overijse on Wednesday. The Belgian, currently racing for Wanty-Groupe Gobert, won the race for the fourth consecutive year last season.
During the first stages of Vuelta aEspana, the riders of Tinkoff-Saxo and the rest of the peloton has had to cope with temperatures above 35 C in the scorching heat of Andalusia. Tinkoff-Saxo has brought a few tricks up our sleeve from our inventory of 2014 technology.
It was another scorching hot day here in Spain as tempratures hit 40°C during the 3rd Vuelta a Espana stage.
Team Colombia’s season follows in France: after Tour de l’Ain, Tour du Limousin and Chaterroux Classic, the Escarabajos are now about to tackle the Tour du Poitou-Charentes, five stages in four days of race, from August 26th to 29th.
After the Belgian national title with the pros (Jens Debusschere) and women (Jolien D’hoore) Lotto Belisol now has the U23 title as well.
Châteauroux - Classic de l'Indre: Iljo Keisse became the 16th OPQS rider to win a 2014 race in the road discipline on Sunday. The Belgian rider won the bunch sprint in the Châteauroux - Classic de l'Indre, a 203.9km French one-day race.
Belkin Pro Cycling TEAM rider Jos van Emden finished third today in the Arnhem Veenendaal Classic in The Netherlands. Belgian Yves Lampaert of Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise soloed to the win and 10 seconds behind, Dutchman Michael Vingerling of Team 3M finished just ahead of Van Emden.
When Vuelta a Espana 2014 rolls of the starting ramp in Jerez for the TTT, Tinkoff-Saxo embarks on a Grand Tour with high ambitions, where the exact plan of action is to be determined as the stages and the shape of team leader Alberto Contador unfold. Steven de Jongh, sport director for Tinkoff-Saxo, explains:
Tomorrow the nineteenth edition of the Vattenfall Cyclassics Hamburg takes place, a WorldTour race. German champion André Greipel, who had to abandon the Eneco Tour in stage four because of a throat infection, will start in his home country.
When Vuelta a España starts tomorrow in Jerez, Tinkoff-Saxo’s Matteo Tosatto will take part in his 30th Grand Tour of his career.
Software partner to help team optimize for time trials and more.
The time has come and Team MTN-Qhubeka have arrived at the biggest stage in world cycling. Africa’s first ever cycling team to participate in a grand tour was presented at La Vuelta a Espana team presentation this evening in Jerez, Spain.
For 30 years in a row, the National Lottery with its brand Lotto is chief sponsor of the pre-eminent Belgian cycling team on the highest level.
Today, Alberto Contador appeared at a press conference before the start of the Tour of Spain in which he said that his expectations are very modest after what happened to him in the Tour and how little he’s been training before coming here.
With his participation in the Vuelta, Maxime Monfort will be riding his second grand tour of the year. This years' Giro resulted in a 14th spot in the overall standings. In Spain he is aiming for a result as good as possible.
Both Movistar Team leaders confident towards 69th edition of Vuelta a España, starting tomorrow in Jerez de la Frontera with its strongest field in recent years.
Eight riders from the BMC Development Team will take the start Saturday at the Tour de l'Avenir, a race long considered to be a miniature version of the Tour de France for promising young riders.
Tomorrow Africa’s team start their first ever grand tour, La Vuelta a Espana. Boundaries are being broken with an unprecedented 6 grand tour debutantes starting the La Vuelta.
RusVelo rider Ivan Balykin won stage 2 of the 25th Baltic Chain Tour in a two-man sprint against the Austrian Martin Weiss (Tyrol Cycling Team).