Alexander Kristoff wins stage 1 at the Tour of Oman in a windy sprint to the finish line in a fierce headwind.
After illness derailed his 2016 classics season, Norwegian Alexander Kristoff wants to return to the form he rode to big wins in 2015.
Katusha-Alpecin unveiled its new kit, bike and roster at the official team presentation in Benidorm, Spain on Saturday.
Alpecin co-sponsors Katusha team, which is a good thing for Russian cycling and an even better thing for Alexander Kristoff's hair.
Ochowicz on worlds road race: "I'd go with Cavendish"
The Katusha rider is competing on home roads this week as he prepares to tackle the road world championships in Doha next month.
Team Katusha hasn't had the best start to the Tour. Van den Broeck is out, Rodriguez has lost time, and Kristoff hasn't been sprinting well.
De Ronde van Vlaanderen's top favorites give their takes on Sunday's big race
Alexander Kristoff is the defending Flanders champ, and he'll vie for another title aboard a Canyon Aeroad CF SLX.
Lieuwe Westra snatches the GC title from Alexander Kristoff with a strong showing in Driedaagse De Panne's final time trial.