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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).
Christopher Horner will unfortunately not take part in the 2014 Vuelta. Valerio Conti will take his place in his debut in a grand tour.
This Saturday the final Grand Tour of the season rolls out in southern Spain, as the 69th Vuelta a España gets underway in Jerez de la Frontera.
In the late morning, LAMPRE-MERIDA performed a special training in view of the team time trial that will open the 2014 edition of Vuelta a Espana (12,6 km, Jerez de la Frontera).
HITS, Inc. is pleased to announce VeloVie and Essor USA, known for their premier quality, speed and unbeatable value on state-of-the-art, custom-designed bikes and accessories, will be the official bike sponsors of the HITS Triathlon Series nationwide race tour.
Cyclists of the continental Euskadi Cycling Foundation team; Mikel Iturria and Mikel Aristi departed this morning for Saint-Fluor, a town in the central part of France, for the start of the 51st Tour de l'Avenir, the most prestigious race for the U23 category.
A big attraction of the 2014 Vuelta a España will be the participation of the South-African based MTN-Qhubeka. Never before had an African team taken part in a Grand Tour. This is more than a symbol, as the squad managed by Douglas Ryder is so much more than just a cycling team.
Jurgen Van den Broek will be attending his first racing kilometers in team time trial on upcoming Sunday since the Tour de France. Van den Broeck took some rest after the tour followed by training in Mallorca.
Cannondale and Slipstream Sports today announced that Cannondale Pro Cycling SpA and Slipstream Sports will join forces in 2015.
A co-operation between Herva – manufacturer of promotion articles – and Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team makes it possible to print exclusive photos of OPQS riders on wallprints, polyframes and stickers. Due to a new technique fans can create their own format and design of unique pictures and decorate their home, office or sport accommodation.
The Belkin Pro Cycling TEAM will start the Dutch one-day race Arnhem-Veenendaal on Friday with Theo Bos as leader. The sprinter, born in the region, hopes to do well on familiar ground, just as in 2011 and 2012, when he won the race.
Area Zero D’Amico’s Colombian adventure has come to its conclusion. The final tally for the young, all-Italian continental team led by team managers Ivan de Paolis and Andrea Tonti was definitely positive: one stage victory, two podium places, other important placements and even the jersey for best foreigner in the classification.
OPQS has officially announced Mark Cavendish’s schedule for the next several weeks. Cavendish will ride in the Tour du Poitou Charentes (26th-29th August) followed by the Tour of Britain (7th-14th September).
Britain’s most successful Olympian, Sir Chris Hoy, will attend The Cycle Show at the NEC in Birmingham, with endurance nutrition company Science in Sport (SiS).
RusVelo riders Ilnur Zakarin and Artem Ovechkin made the top 10 in the final stage of 2.HC Vuelta a Burgos.