Rider Interview: Our second exclusive Astana rider interviewee, Tanel Kangert is starting his fifth year with the team and so he is in the perfect position to give us his thoughts on the team's present situation. There are two sides to every story, but Tanel is one of the people caught in the crossfire.
Dec 18, 2014 - There is a queue of riders planning an atempt on the World hour record and BMC's Rohan Dennis is the latest. Lots of other cycling news in today's EuroTrash: Tour Down Under, Lotto Belisol, BMC, Androni anti-doping, Lotto.NL Bianchi, Colombia & Drapac's new jerseys and indoor cycling. Large coffee time.
Rider Interview: Rein Tamara is the first of three exclusive Astana team rider interviews. For the 2015 season Estonian rider Rein Taaramäe has left his first pro team; Cofidis after nearly eight years to join Astana. We caught up with him at the team training camp in Spain.
Dec 15, 2014 - Winter Monday's are made for watching cyclo-cross video and reading the results and race reports. We also have all the latest cycling news: Rabottoni positive, US & Spanish teams, WorldTour for IAM, no Tour for VDB, new bikes for Cult, OPQS training and Cannondale say Good-Bye Peter. Coffee?
Rider Interview: Tiago Machado was one of the heroes of the 2014 Tour de France, fighting his way to the finish of stage 10 after a horrific crash. We caught up with the brave Portuguese rider with his new Katusha team at their training camp in Spain.
Dec 11, 2014 - Astana in, Europcar out! The UCI finalised the list of WorldTour teams for 2015 and after much deliberation there will be 17 teams in the top league of Cycling. We also look at the Padova Investigation, Tour '16, team & rider news and new bikes for BORA from Argon18. A full EuroTrash Thursday.
The 2016 Tour de France will start in La Manche region and ASO have made this great Promo video.
Our man in Spain, Alastair Hamilton, was lucky enough to receive an invitation to the presentation of the Katusha team and new clothing for 2015. He didn't just go for the free food and drink, but spent the day with the team for a ride (in the car) and some interviews. Here is his day with the Russians.
Dec 08, 2014: Load's to pack into today's EuroTrash Monday: Two cyclo-cross races, a life ban, nice profit for England during the Tour, race news from Portugal, Oman & Colorado, team news from IAM Cycling, Katusha, LottoNL-Jumbo, Giant-Alpecin & Colombia. Plus Stig Broeckx met Sinterklaas and Zdenek Stybar's Cross season. Get that coffee!
Rider Interview: Rory Sutherland is a 'Resident of the World' as he has raced and lived in most parts of the globe. His list of team's has just got longer as Movistar has signed the roving Australian for 2015. We caught up with Rory at the Movistar's pre-season get together in Pamplona to get the full story.
Dec 05, 2014 - A diverse EuroTrash Thursday: A ban for the Yellow Fluo boys, Van der Haar's cross December, Tour of Qatar, Paris-Nice, Trek & Drapac team news, Tinkoff-Saxo camouflage video, long distance record and on-board cross video from Sven Nys. Loads to get through, so big coffee time!
Africa’s first Pro-Continental cycling team, Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung, has proudly joined the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation’s elite group of sporting ambassadors.
Dec 01, 2014 - The 1st. of December already, how time flies, but not for Andy Schleck as he only received his Tour trophy this week, four years late. All the winter cross and track results and lots of race, team and rider news from just about all around the World. Have a coffee for Andy!
Photo Special: It’s not ‘Good-Bye Cannondale’ but more of a ‘See you next year in the US’ for the famous frame maker. After nearly 20 years of sponsoring and supplying bikes to Italian based Pro teams, Cannondale will become a US WorldTour team with Garmin in 2015. We take a look at 'Cannondale: The Italian Years.'
Nov 20, 2014 - Another doping case from Astana and Tony Martin going for the Hour Record are our top stories in EuroTrash Thursday. In other cycling news: Movistar received two WorldTour trophies, team news from BMC, MTN, BORA, La Pomme and Bigla, plus rider and race news and a cat! Coffee time.
Nov 17, 2014 - All the latest news from around the World of cycle sport. Good news from Madrid as they get their race back, Vantornout dominates in Gavere; video, reports and results. Plus lots of team, race and rider news from Cannondale, Movistar, Bora, Bianchi, Lampre, Vuelta, San Luis and much more. Monday coffee time.
Nov 13, 2014 - Sven Nys is back on form winning in Niel, full video of the day, plus report and result. Jail time for dopers in Germany? Race news from Dubai and Pais Vasco, rider up-dates from Cavendish, Majka, Sütterlin, Le Mével and UnitedHealthcare team for 2015. Add video of Contador up Kilimanjaro and it's Thursday Coffee time.
Photo Special: Cadel Evans' career has been long, very long, so there are even more photos of the Tour and World championship winner to chose from. He had the class to change from mountain biker to road rider and carry on winning. We have tried to cover Cadel's life on two wheels, but it could fill PEZ for months!
Nov 10, 2014 - A fun packed and diverse EuroTrash Monday. From cyclo-cross to Curaçao to track illness to the Froome wedding, we have all the latest news, results and video. Should races be held in far flung places? Race, team and rider news, plus Contador up Kilimanjaro and Chris Froome's big day.
Rider Interview: Chris Butler went from a novice Cat. 5 racer as a college student in 2007 to a WorldTour pro with BMC. Since then he has had solid rides with Champion System and Hincapie Development team, for 2015 he is joining Team SmartStop. We caught-up with Chris to get the lowdown on his past and future.