Tinkoff-Saxo didn’t meet the GC-ambitions that the team had started the race with, however Lars Michaelsen, team DS, underlines that there’re several positive factors to take home from the French race.
Tinkoff-Saxo finished off on a positive note in Tour de Langkawi. Michael Kolar took third place in the final sprint, behind stage winner Andrea Guardini and Caleb Ewan, while Jesper Hansen moved up from seventh to sixth due to intermediate bonus seconds.
Jesper Hansen moves into 7th place overall after finishing with the front group of ten riders on top of Fraser’s Hill in Tour de Langkawi.
Tinkoff-Saxo’s Michael Kolar showed signs of improvement on today’s stage of Tour de Langkawi after illness in the early season set his preparations back.
Tinkoff-Saxo put great effort into securing a spot in the breakaway group during stage 5 of Tour de Langkawi.
With stage 4 now completed, the Tour de Langkawi is ready to enter the second and last part of the race. It does so with 4 Tinkoff-Saxo riders in the top forty and all within reach of the top GC. Today’s stage saw yet another bunch sprint, where Andrea Guardini took stage glory for the third time.
On Wednesday, Tinkoff-Saxo's captain, Alberto Contador, embarks on his second race of the season with optimism and a desire to continue improving his preparation towards the Giro d'Italia, his first big goal of the year.
Stage 2 at Tour of Langkawi ended in a bunch sprint decision, where Tinkoff-Saxo’s Nikolay Trusov finished 7th behind Andrea Guardini, who took the stage win for the second day in a row.
While Tinkoff-Saxo has returned to Europe for the big WorldTour spring races, a part of the team has traveled to Malaysia for the Tour of Langkawi taking place in tough, tropical conditions.
Tinkoff-Saxo’s Michael Mørkøv won the prestigious track cycling event Copenhagen SixDay’s Tuesday night. At the same time he made history by becoming the most winning Danish rider of all time in the race with five wins in total.
Tinkoff-Saxo’s new strong addition Robert Kiserlovski embarks on his debut race for the team at this year’s edition of Dubai Tour.
Tinkoff-Saxo and Specialized present a unique charity auction of Alberto Contador’s S-Works Tarmac. The highest bidder will become the proud owner of the bike that Alberto Contador rode to victory in the 2014 Vuelta a España.
Tinkoff-Saxo and Citroën enter into a two-year partnership deal which will see six European affiliates of the French car manufacturer provide 24 support vehicles, mainly Citroën C5 Tourer, that will used by the team in the European races.
Tinkoff-Saxo is excited to announce top brand Oakley as new partner of the team. The deal with Oakley represents yet another high-caliber partnership ahead of the ambitious 2015-season.
Eating is an essential part of cycling. Keeping energy levels up and refueling during a ride is one of the most important aspects for a rider to reach the performance level his talent and fitness allow.
The climb to Mount Kilimanjaro will be more than a simple team-building exercise. Tinkoff-Saxo will contribute to the efforts of the Matonyok Parents Trust Orphanage and the Arusha Cycling Club.
Tinkoff-Saxo is pleased to announce that Nicki Sørensen will stay on the team assuming the role of sport director and coach from 2015.
Tinkoff-Saxo’s Michael Valgren finished 4th in Japan Cup, which also marked the end of the season for the team.
The season draws to a close, as the riders of Tinkoff-Saxo are getting ready to race in Japan Cup - the final event of 2014. Manuele Boaro, 27 years old, is finishing off his fourth season on the team and gives his evaluation.
The full 2015 roster of Tinkoff-Saxo and Tinkoff Sport will embark on a six-day team-building trip at the end of October. The 80-strong group will take the challenge and climb to the top of Africa's highest mountain, which at 5,895 meters is also the highest free-standing mountain in the world.