Posts Tagged "Cadel Evans"

Cadel Evans hoped when he set up the inaugural Great Ocean Road Race that it would become an integral part of an already impressive legacy. Judging by the hype surrounding the 2016 edition, it’s fair to say that the event is already on its way to achieving that aim.

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The start of the New Year is eagerly anticipated by many but especially cycling fans, as the new cycling season starts off in Australia with a month long schedule.

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The last transitional stage before we hit the final high mountains in the Alps should be a cracker. I have been waiting for this stage with anticipation for the whole tour.

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When it comes to riding mountains, it’s tempting to divide the peloton into two: those who can climb, and those who can’t. But the reality is slightly trickier than that.

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Ricky Gervais tells the story of Carl Pilkington asking why people bother riding the Tour de France. When told it was because of the huge prize money on offer for the winner, Pilkington replied, “Yeah, but why do all the others do it?”

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Right to the end, Cadel Evans was a racer first.

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The only retirement present Cadel Evans expects from his cycling rivals is plenty of hard racing.

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Cadel Evans will retire from professional cycling with no regrets and no doubts that it is time to go.

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History is a powerful ally at the Tour Down Under, and today it’s firmly on Rohan Dennis’ side. The South Australian is poised to become the latest winner of the World Tour’s opening race of the season, and the third from South Australia.

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The penultimate stage of this year’s Tour Down Under is Stage 5, 151.5 kilometres from Mclaren Vale to Willunga Hill. Join me here on The Roar from 12:15pm (AEDT) for live coverage.

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With just 15 seconds separating first from tenth in the general classification, the Queen Stage of the 2015 Tour Down Under will once again be assuming its role as kingmaker.

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Rohan Dennis will ride to win the Tour Down Under, saying it is too risky to gift teammate Cadel Evans a fairytale title.

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Rohan Dennis’ stunning attack at Paracombe is a massive boost for Cadel Evans as he aims for a fairytale Tour Down Under title.

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It’s fair to say no one saw that coming. A BMC one-two to end Stage 3 of the Tour Down Under leaves Cadel Evans’ dream of a fairytale finish to his professional career facing the most unexpected obstacle.

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Cadel Evans stayed out of trouble and left the stress to others in stage one of his last Tour Down Under.

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Tour Down Under race director Mike Turtur would have put his house on Cadel Evans successfully protecting the race lead a year ago at Willunga Hill.

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With the Australian and New Zealand National Road Championships behind us, the focus now turns to the beginning of the 2015 UCI World Tour season with another edition of the Tour Down Under.

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The last World Tour race in Cadel Evans’ legendary cycling career is also where Richie Porte hopes to keep rebuilding his battered confidence.

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The planets are aligning for stars Cadel Evans and Richie Porte ahead of Sunday’s elite road race at the Australian cycling championships.

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Cadel Evans starts his cycling farewell tour knowing rivals will jump on every tactical move he makes.

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