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  • Thursday October 30, 2014


    Tour de France 2014 Champion Vincenzo Nibali and Astana Pro Team General Manager visited the Hublot watch factory in Nyon, Switzerland.

  • Monday October 13, 2014


    Espoir Cycliste Saint-Etienne Loire celebrated the 30th anniversary of their annual hill-climb on October 4, with more than 300 participants, including 66 young cyclists and 247 adults, competing in a timed, individual race up the 9.6km course.

  • Friday March 7, 2014


    Borut Božič Interview: The Classics season has started and if you are a fan of those cobbles it won’t be long before you see the name: Borut Božič in the results. The Slovenian is Astana’s man for those early hard man’s races in Belgium and Northern France and we were lucky enough to have a chat about his big love; those Northern roads of Hell!

  • Tuesday January 7, 2014


    PEZ interviewed Janez Brajkovič at the recent Astana team's pre season training camp. He's won the Dauphiné, placed top 10 at the Tour de France and has a lot to say about training, Bruyneel vs Vino, and even a few words about his ex-boss Lance Armstrong.

  • Saturday December 21, 2013


    It’s that time of year again with lots of teams on the Costa Blanca for their first training camp of the off season. Our man in Spain, Alastair Hamilton is on the spot and spent the day on the road with Team Astana. Here is how his day panned-out with the Kazakhs.

  • Thursday June 6, 2013


    Astana Pro Team rider Vincenzo Nibali signed a contract extension on Thursday in Kazakhstan's capital city that will see the Giro d'Italia champion remain with the squad through 2016.

  • Saturday June 1, 2013


    Astana Pro Team rider Jakob Fuglsang will lead a squad of stage-race specialists into the French Alps this week at the Criterium du Dauphine, in a final tune-up before the Tour de France in July.

  • Tuesday May 28, 2013


    One of the revelations of this year's Giro has been Estonian Road Race Champion, Tanel Kangert. He was the man seen most often at the side of his Capo, Giro winner, Vincenzo Nibali when the chips were down in the high mountains. He took some time out at the end of the Giro to chat to PEZ.

  • Wednesday May 30, 2012

    Just prior to the Giro's fourth stage TTT, PEZ had the chance to chill at the Astana team bus (if “chill” is the right word for such a hot, sunny day) and talk to some of the men who keep the wheels on the bus, so to speak. They don’t get on the podium and they don’t have fan clubs, but no pro team could function without guys like these...

  • Wednesday February 13, 2008

    It’s the big news today in cycling – the ASO says the Astana team will not be invited to any of their events – including the Tour de France. Given that none of the team's riders or management have been found guilty of any doping offence, nor are under investigation, and considering last year’s winner and 3rd place finisher ride for Astana, it’s a shocker. Here’s Team Astana’s official response…

  • Friday June 30, 2006

    “Es indecision me molesta” – as the Clash would say. Even two hours ago the A/W ds Neil Stephens had hopes they could start the race, but if one rule doesn't get ya, another will... After withdrawing 5 members of the team implicated in the Puerto affair, Astana/Wurth is left with only 4 eligible riders - and that's not enough by ASO rules.

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