From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Loren Rowney has capped the Australian domination of the Trophee d’Or Feminin cycling race, with compatriot and teammate Rachel Neylan claiming the overall title.
Covering a small stage race in northern Norway has its perks – such as shacking up with a top team’s sporting director during the decisive day’s action.
For the past two years, some of cycling’s best racers have battled it out in some of the world’s most extreme weather conditions.
MTN-Qhubeka cyclist Matt Brammeier was hospitalised during Stage 6 of the Tour of Utah after a horrific crash that involved another team’s car.
The Turbine makes pretty big claims about improved airflow, and celebrity endorsement from the likes of Tour de France champion Chris Froome, but Techly isn’t convinced that the fairly messy trade-offs are worth the marginal gains.
Australian Caleb Ewan was at the centre of a huge pile-up during the sprint finish on Stage 2 of the Tour of Poland.
Australian cycling star Richie Porte will join BMC, confirming widespread speculation about the move.
World cycling chief Brian Cookson has warned of a rise in “hooliganism” on Tour de France routes and said winner Chris Froome was the target of nasty insults.
A four-way tussle for the yellow jersey, a revamped green jersey competition to favour stage winners and a course designed to crescendo not peter out. On the surface you’d have to give this Tour a B- for delivering on this manifesto.
There’ll be lots of reflective words written on the 102nd edition of the Tour de France, which for me is the best we’ve seen since 2011.
Anyone who can’t get their head around the concept of cycling being a team sport should just watch a rerun of Saturday’s epic stage to Alpe d’Huez.
Chris Froome says he feels “incredible” after winning his second Tour de France title following Sunday’s 21st and final stage to Paris.
Chris Froome has all but won the 2015 Tour de France but the rider sneaking the column inches away from him today is Nairo Quintana.
As the sun sets on yet another Tour de France, only one question remains unanswered. Who will win the final stage on the Champs-Elysees?
Chris Froome has all but sewed up his second Tour de France after holding off a stirring fightback by Nairo Quintana on Alpe d’Huez.
How thrilling was it watching Chris Froome, Nairo Quintana, Alejandro Velverde and Vinenzo Nibali hurtle down that treacherous Col d’Allos descent towards the end of Stage 17 of this year’s Tour de France?
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Following the incredibly tough previous stage, and considering how far is left of the race, the riders face a day were escapes will most likely happen – although the sprinters’ teams may have a different opinion.
Stage 11 is arguably the toughest of the 2015 Vuelta a Espana, with the peloton tackling six climbs en route to today’s finish at Cortals d’Encamp. Join The Roar for live updates and commentary from 9:30pm (AEST).
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People say Oleg Tinkov’s crazy, but he’s probably become so accustomed to getting his own way that he thinks differently to anyone who isn’t a billionaire.
Hell is upon us. The riders face the toughest stage of many of their careers today, riding into the fearsome mountains of Andorra, and Stage 11 of the 2015 Vuelta a Espana could well be the defining stage of this year’s race.
The final day before the rest day, and the potential for a decent size bunch sprint, or a group of general classification riders. Once again, Stage 10 of La Vuelta a Espana will offer spectators some attacking racing.
The riders will be thrilled that the first 120 kilometres of today’s stage is pan flat. They may not be so happy with what comes afterwards. Stage 9 of La Vuelta a Espana once again provides a hilltop finish, the hardest one to date thus far.
Stage Results: An aggressive and action filled stage 8 of the 2015 la Vuelta a Espana has seen Jasper Stuyven (Trek) sprint away with the victory in what was an incredibly reduced bunch sprint finish in Murcia.
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The past two days have seen either hilltop or mountain finishes. Today though is a little easier, but the double ascent of the third category climb of Alto de la Cresta del Gallo will make the 182 kilometres of Stage 8 extremely intriguing.
Stage Results: In the first mountain top finish of the 2015 La Vuelta a Espana, it was Bert Jan Linderman (Lotto NL – Jumbo) who outlasted his fellow breakaway companions and the fast moving general classification men to take the win atop of the Alto de Capileira on Stage 7.
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Stage Results: Stage 6 in the 2015 La Vuelta a Espana, which was another uphill stage saw Esteban Chaves (Orica GreenEDGE) once again reign supreme and take back the red jersey from Tom Dumoulin (Giant – Alpecin).
Stage Results: The second sprint finish in Alcala de Guadaira saw Caleb Ewan (Orica GreenEDGE) prevail in a difficult uphill drag to the line on Stage 5 of La Vuelta a Espana.
Race Results: A predominantly flat day for the riders on was lit up in the final few kilometres as Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) outsprinted the rest to take the win on Stage 4 of the 2015 Vuelta a Espana.
Winning the 2015 US Pro Challenge is the latest highlight in a breakout year for Rohan Dennis.
Stage Results: The city of Malaga was the scene for the first sprint finish of this year’s edition of La Vuelta, with Peter Sagan (Tinkoff – Saxo) reigning supreme once again on Spanish spoil. The riders, 193 of them in fact after Marcus Burghardt (BMC) failed to start today in the town of Mijas would […]
The good news story to come out of Stage 2 of the 2015 Vuelta a Espana was Esteban Chavez (Orica-GreenEDGE) riding away with the stage win on the hilly finish and taking the red leader’s jersey, however it’s not what the stage will be remembered for.
Stage Results: BMC Racing have won stage one of the 2015 Vuelta a Espana by less than a second to Tinkoff Saxo and then Orica GreenEDGE.
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