Feb 10, 2014 - A weekend full of racing; Dubai, Etoile de Bessèges and the Ladies Tour of Qatar finished and the Mallorca Challenge and the Men’s Tour of Qatar kicked off. Will Fernando Alonso team up with Cannondale? Niki Terpstra & Sacha Modolo opened up and Taylor Phinney, Niki Terpstra, Tobias Ludvigsson and Kirsten Wild all had overall wins. Race video, reports, results and more!
Feb 06, 2014 - I think we can safely say the 2014 season is in full swing. In todays EuroTrash we catch up with all the cycling news; from the Tours of Dubai, Qatar, Etoile de Bessèges and the Copenhagen ‘6 Day’ with reports, results and video. Top story is Sammy Sanchez and his new team, plus we have lots of race news; Paris-Nice, Utah, Andalucía, Britain and Algarve. If that wasn’t enough we go training with Boonen, Stybar and the Italian national squad.
LAMPRE-MERIDA cyclists spent the only one acclimatization day that all the teams that will take part in Dubai Tour (5-8 February) can exploit.
Wednesday afternoon, Tinkoff-Saxo will be taking on Tour of Dubai with a roster consisting of Bruno Pires, Ivan Rovny, Jay McCarthy, Matteo Tosatto, Michael Valgren, Oliver Zaugg, Nikolay Trusov and Rory Sutherland. The race contains of short stages but cross wind sections could be a crucial factor and eventually have a major impact on the GC.
Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team has announced the selection that will take part in the first edition of the Dubai Tour, from Feb. 5th until Feb. 8th. The race, which serves as the debut of the UCI Asia Tour, features 16 teams and 128 participants. There is a 10km prologue, followed by four flat stages — the longest being a 162.3km third stage.
Katusha Team takes an Orient direction.
Spaniard to lead Movistar Team's debut in Middle East, with Ion Izagirre making his first outing as Blue rider.
It's time to watch racing the rainbow jersey, manifactured by Champion System with the logos of Lampre and Merida. Rui Costa, the world champion, is going to debut in his new team: the appointment is set on the 5th of February in the first stage of Dubai Tour.
While the race itself is a bit of an unknown, the BMC Racing Team has set clear goals for the inaugural edition of the Dubai Tour, Sport Director Max Sciandri said.
RCS Sport and Castelli have unveiled the Dubai Tour 2014 leader’s jersey. The four race jerseys, designed by the Italian fashion brand Versace and produced by Castelli, will be worn by the leaders of each race classification.