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.
Tinkoff-Saxo sends a motivated squad to Paris-Tour as the season draws to a close. The French autumn semi-classic, which marks the end of racing in Europe for Tinkoff-Saxo and most of the peloton, is also know as the Sprinter’s Classic.
Tinkoff-Saxo embarks on the penultimate race of the year on European soil. We’re sending 8 riders to compete in Paris-Bourges spearheaded by Matti Breschel and Roman Kreuziger. Sport Director Tristan Hoffman comments:
inkoff-Saxo’s captain Alberto Contador is ready for Sunday's Giro di Lombardia. The 254-kilometer race, labeled by the locals as the “Race of the Falling Leaves”, is the final classic of the season and one of the last opportunities to gain World Tour points.
Tinkoff-Saxo has gathered in Northern Italy to embark on the two Italian autumn races, Milano – Torino and Giro di Lombardia.
Four-time national champion Nicki Sørensen rode his last World Championship Sunday in Ponferrada, Spain.
The World Championship Road Race is two days away and the riders have entered the final phase of preparations together with their national teams. Tinkoff-Saxo’s Rory Sutherland represents Australia on Sunday in, what he calls, a completely different race:
Having just completed the Vuelta a Espana as a supporting rider for Alberto Contador, Chris Anker Sørensen has enjoyed a few weeks of recovery and is now back on track to participate in the road race World Championships on Sunday.
On Sunday, the elite in cycling embarks on one of the biggest and perhaps most prestigious one-day showdowns of the season – the World Championships – this year in Ponferrada, Spain.
The final preparations are being effectuated before the World Championships Team Time Trial in Ponferrada. Tinkoff-Saxo has sent six riders to Spain to compete in the only non-national team based event during the championship.
Tinkoff-Saxo’s captain Alberto Contador sealed his overall lead at Vuelta a España after winning stage 20 to the feared Puerto de Ancares.
When Tinkoff-Saxo's team leader, Alberto Contador, injured his knee in a crash on stage 10 of Tour de France, the team’s main task was ensuring the quickest recovery possible. The team doctors and body therapists worked closely with medical specialists to plan the recovery program.
To make the leap from continental cycling to the World Tour as a 22-year old is big. To ride your first Grand Tour as a neo-pro, while wearing your national championship jersey, is extraordinary.
Tinkoff-Saxo extends their partnership with Specialized, who has been an integral part of the team since 2009.
Tinkoff-Saxo’s strong Dane, Chris Anker Soerensen, turns 30 today. He’s currently in action at Vuelta a España, where he offers important support to team captain Alberto Contador, whenever the roads get steep.