Tinkoff-Saxo presents Dabliu as Technical Partner for core fitness and stretching to improve the athletic form of the riders.
Tinkoff-Saxo has signed Danish rider, Rasmus Guldhammer, as a stagiaire for the remainder of 2014.
A new piece of equipment has seen the daylight in professional cycling. The bottle vest, which made it’s first appearance in this year’s Tour de France, is a new, faster and safer way for the domestiques, or supporting riders, to supply the captain and teammates with water bottles during the stage.
We are happy to have a new sponsor onboard Tinkoff-Saxo. SUPRABEAM is a Danish company that designs innovative high-end LED torches and head lights. SUPRABEAM will supply Tinkoff-Saxo and our mechanics with their products, such as the V3r head light, to ensure optimum work conditions throughout the day.
Alberto Contador finished today’s stage without any misfortunes and moved to fifth place in the overall classifications. The captain of Tinkoff-Saxo was happy with the result.
Tinkoff-Saxo continues to strengthen the team by signing a new sponsorship deal with organic nutrition company PROBAR, effective immediately. PROBAR will supply Tinkoff-Saxo with organic and GMO-free nutrition and energy bars for the upcoming Tour de France and the rest of the cycling season.
Almost no rider has more experience than 40-year old Matteo Tosatto, who will stand at the start of his 29th Grand Tour Saturday. The Italian is one of Tinkoff-Saxo’s nine riders selected to ride the 100th edition of Tour de France.
WorldTour cycling team Tinkoff-Saxo presents B&O PLAY by Bang & Olufsen as new sponsor of the team days before Tour de France begins. The Danish style icon renowned for their innovative electronics and design will among other things provide Tinkoff-Saxo with customized audio equipment for optimized radio communication and clean sound.
With his 13 years of experience in the world of professional cycling, Michael Rogers is a highly valued rider in our Tour de France line-up. At the same time, he’s a tireless power house on both flat sections and on the climbs, even in high altitudes.
The 33-year-old Jesus Hernandez has been a professional rider for 10 years now and has on several occasions shown himself as a loyal and super-domestique – an all-sacrificing rider when the going gets tough in the steep mountains. In the 2014 Tour de France, his job will be supporting Alberto in high altitudes.
Tinkoff-Saxo (TCS) has been notified by our rider Roman Kreuziger that the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is likely due to instigate disciplinary proceedings against him arising from an alleged violation of its anti-doping rules due to abnormalities detected in his Biological Passport in 2011 and 2012.
I wish to announce that on 28.06.2013 I received notification from the Union Cycliste Internationale that the data in my biological passport had been examined for the period between 27.11.2007 and 09.04.2013.According to Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CAFD) experts there were abdnormalities in well defined and precise periods of the years 2011 and 2012.
After his injury following a crash in February during Dubai Tour, Oliver Zaugg is steadily regaining his race shape. The former Swiss winner of Giro di Lombardia is currently a part of the Tinkoff-Saxo squad at Tour de Suisse. So far, the terrain has been fairly level with hectic stages and high speed but the riders are getting closer to the decisive mountain stages.
We’ve got our very first gourmet microbrewery on the team as we’ve signed a sponsorship with Italian gourmet brewery 32 Via dei Birrai. The beer is just as much for the hard working staff as it is for the riders, who very rarely drink alcohol.
Tinkoff-Saxo prepares for Tour de France by participating in Critérium du Dauphiné and Tour de Suisse to build and polish the race shape. But are the two one-week races pure training or also significant goals of the season?
Tinkoff-Saxo’s technical sponsor of team clothing, Sportful, are one of the main reasons why our speed and aerodynamics has been improved during the last few years. And during the Giro we tested some interesting new products and prototypes.
In Sunday's 171 kilometer long fifth and final stage of Tour de Fjords from Risavika to Stavanger, everyone expected a bunch sprint decision but a certain Tinkoff-Saxo became very close of taking it all.
In Tour des Fjords, Tinkoff-Saxo’s faced the hardest and 163 kilometer long third stage in the beautiful Norwegian landscape and the riders were all set to make a difference in the mountainous terrain between Hjelmeland and Forsand.
We are pleased to present new sponsors for the rest of the 2014-season. Five new sponsors, mainly in the area of food and nutrition, will provide us with quality products on the road.
Chaos reigned on top of Stelvio, on the descent from the Cima Coppi and in the valley leading to the final climb. The 16th stage of Giro d’Italia was a beautiful and dramatic stage but turned controversial after the race jury announced that the descent would be neutralized. The vast majority of the teams heard it and followed the order from the race organizers but few teams including Movistar, Garmin and Europcar attacked on top of Passo dello Stelvio.