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RusVelo rider Igor Boev won a sprint in a group of twelve at the finish line of GP of Adygeya’s stage two. The longest stage of the race (171 km) was held on a relatively flat course, by the standards of Caucasus; so it was a strong side wind that presented the main difficulty for the peloton.
Michiel Elijzen and the sprinters of the Belkin Pro Cycling TEAM met this week for a training camp. In the Rund um Köln on Monday, they hope to profit from their hard work.
An “Azzurro” celebration ready to start in Bergamo.
As usual, Giro del Trentino will be suitable for riders, that will fight on climbs from 22 to 25 April.
Thousands of cyclists to compete on 100-and 50-mile race course options through NY and NJ; Cycling Champions Stephen Roche and Nelson Vails to take part in race and festivities; Fourth Annual NYC Bike Expo welcomes visitors May 16-17.
Cycling fans around the globe can watch the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic road races on Friday and Saturday's criteriums via the USA CRITS Championship Series YouTube channel.
There was a great deal of anticipation and enthusiasm among the Area Zero D’Amico riders as they raced on the roads of northern Europe for the first time, first in the GP Pino Cerami in Belgium and then at Paris-Camembert in France. The trip, however, proved unlucky. The team raced very well, but a crash in Paris Camembert took out Andrea Pasqualon, who suffered a fracture of the right radius.
RusVelo has picked up where it left off in the mountains of Caucasus. Ilnur Zakarin, GC winner of the recent GP of Sochi takes the lead of yet another stage race held in the region of Adygeya.
Last year, Roman Kreuziger took his biggest victory of his career when he soloed his way to the finish line and left everyone behind with 7 kilometers to go of Amstel Gold Race. In this interview, he reveals his thoughts about working with Alberto Contador, his present form and the upcoming Amstel Gold Race.
Paris-Roubaix is over, but 2014 season will give the chance to the cyclists to face again the cobblestones. In the 5th stage of Tour de France, in fact, the bunch will cover 9 cobblestones sectors in the 164 km from Ypres to Arenberg.
Thanks to Team Colombia Miguel Angel Rubiano’s success in Cartagena (Colombia) on Saturday April 12th, in a few days – at Fleche Wallonne – the Colombian National Champion’s jersey will make its appearance in European races, showing up for the first time in some of the biggest races in the World, such as Liege-Bastogne-Liege and, obviously, Giro d’Italia.
Some of the top professional cyclists from around the globe will be on the start line later this week for the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic in North Carolina.
Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team has announced the selection that will participate in 2014 Brabantse Pijl, a 203 kilometer race to launch the second part of Spring Classics season, on Wednesday.
The Russian WorldTour Team Katusha will start the coming days in two one-day races in Belgium and France.
The cobblestone classics are over. Now it's up to the climbers in the peloton. With the Brabantse Pijl on Wednesday the second part of the cycling spring starts. The Brabantse Pijl starts in Leuven and finishes in Overijse after 203 kilometers. First the riders get 133 kilometers with eleven hills. The most known hills of that part are no doubt the Bruine Put and Alsemberg.
After weeks of racing on the flatlands and cobbles of northern Europe, the peloton now heads south to the hills and the first race on the agenda is De Brabantse Pijl.
The biggest fixtures of the first half of the season are getting close for Team Colombia, and after the joy for the National title won by Miguel Angel Rubiano, the Escarabajos are headed to Belgium for a “dry run” of the two big Ardennes Classics waiting for them a week later – Fleche Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege.
A high-class, tough and spectacular race goes on stage in one-week time: another outstanding success is expected for Giro del Trentino’s 38th edition (from 22nd to 25th of April), once again gathering a strong international field, and now embracing eco-friendly goals with “green” areas set up at any feed zone to safeguard the area’s beautiful landscapes. The event, a Giro d’Italia in miniature, has been officially unveiled today in Trento.
For the riders, Paris-Roubaix is a personal experience that leaves a big impression. And just as the race is capable of braking bones, it's also the race that creates big careers or captures the very moment were a riders peaks. For the riders of Tinkoff-Saxo it's no different. From the start in the fashionable town of Compiegne to the arrival in the working-class city of Roubaix, the race demands all of the riders but gives everything back upon arrival at the velodrome.