Sepp Kuss closes in on Tour de France debut
Coloradan climber revs up for first-ever Tour with team training camp, leadership role at Vuelta a Burgos.
Jim is a UK-based editor and reporter.
With experience on the ground at the Giro d’Italia, Paris-Roubaix, Strade Bianche, road worlds, UAE Tour and many others, Jim has worked some of the biggest races in the world. Like any aspirational WorldTour rookie, he knows that a Tour de France debut is around the corner.
Jim covers a lot of race reports while also focussing on deep dives into the dynamics, personalities and training at the top of the sport.
And where are many of those story ideas dreamed up? While out training for trail running races – but don’t hold that against him.
Coloradan climber revs up for first-ever Tour with team training camp, leadership role at Vuelta a Burgos.
Newly healthy young American plans to stay loyal to imperiled team and fulfill the potential that took him to WorldTour.
Team offers equal opportunities throughout youthful squad as it prepares for loss of more stars.
New travel restrictions causing concern among riders in Americas hoping to return in time for Tour de France.
Luke Roberts reveals more details of Dutch star's unhappy exit from his long-standing team.
Frenchman to follow light pre-Tour de France schedule to save bullets for challenge at Vuelta a España in fall.
Spanish veteran hoping his path to Olympic gold may include a second rainbow jersey.
Grand tour star warns of managers and scouts taking young Colombians to Europe under misleading deals.
Basque talent is confident in himself and Team Bahrain-McLaren is confident in him ahead of Tour de France challenge.
Former world champion entering new chapter of career with fresh motivations and mindset.
Team boss confident in team’s finances and eager to regain momentum after winning start to season.
Newly-branded Team Manuela Fundación to use early-season races to assess form and recovery after unprecedented shutdown.
Bahrain-McLaren boss backs beleaguered sprinter, focuses on role as team talisman and mentor.
British star says a rising younger generation and wave of new races give momentum to women's sport, though some hurdles remain.
Belgian star plans to remain true to the team and longtime manager Jim Ochowicz, but is working on a Plan B.
EF Pro Cycling’s road captain warns of mental burnout as pros face keeping the legs turning from January through November.
17-year-old will jump from junior to professional ranks with UAE-Team Emirates, aims to score at WorldTour level in 2021.
Promising Dane not bitter despite missing chance at wearing world champion's jersey in northern classics.
The return of the two-rider discipline for Tokyo revives Olympic dreams for Danish veteran.
Basque rider sees leadership role at Bahrain-McLaren as lifetime opportunity, though threat of Froome's arrival could throw spanner in works.
Ecuadorian reveals last year's fractious team dynamics extended beyond battles between Landa, Quintana and Valverde.
Former sprint star focused on family and studies after troubled close to his prolific career.
Dutch squad lays out race schedules for season restart with riders focused on team victories rather than personal ambitions.
Away from the Tour and main block of classics, Vuelta could see strong start sheets and be able to mimic safety protocol proven successful elsewhere.
Dutch rivals on season-opener Strade Bianche, the importance of a first-ever Paris-Roubaix, and the difficulties of a Giro-worlds clash.
The two GC contenders should have traded blows at the Giro's opening stage Saturday, but instead are having to wait until October for La Grande Partenza
Team Ineos DS speaks of the difficulties in managing travel, team vehicles and training plans for a stacked 2020 season.
Grand tour dreams of young superstars hit mixed fortunes as UCI confirms new calendar.
A densely-packed schedule offers WorldTour riders the opportunity to structure season and re-set goals after two months in the dark
Giro d'Italia fell foul of a scheduling puzzle that will leave it battling the classics and Vuelta a España for riders' attention this October.
Losing at Zwift, making raclette, and drinking cocktails – Coloradan climber is taking life easy with his girlfriend in Puigcerdà, Girona.
3D printing surgical masks, developing electronic shoelaces, adjusting his bike position and making YouTube videos - Hansen hasn't been getting bored during lockdown in the Czech Republic.
WorldTour pros left trying to find balance between holding fitness and keeping fresh as they wait to hear when next race will be.
American pair returned to their respective homes in the U.S. this weekend as they struggle to find balance between the desire to train and race, and concerns for health, family and safety.
Simmons knows he has the horsepower to make it count in the WorldTour, the next step is to hone the racecraft.
How far can Remco go? How do you manage a talent so young? Should he race a grand tour in his sophomore season? VeloNews asked some of those inside the peloton.
VeloNews spoke to two photographers at the UAE Tour about the challenges and quirks of capturing the action in suburban sprawls and sandy highways.
How do you build a perfect leadout unit? What does it take to deliver a sprinter to victory through the melee of a WorldTour sprint? VeloNews spoke to those who know at February's UAE Tour.
Riders are losing valuable training time as more questions than answers remain in the wake of the UAE Tour coronavirus crisis.
With Dumoulin moving to Jumbo-Visma in the off-season, Kelderman relishes prospect of increased leadership opportunity.
"We’re on a race track and there’s Ferraris going around, there’s four or five restaurants here, so it’s not so bad. You know, we've got an internet connection, coffee machines, and so it could be worse. It's very, very comfortable."
In the basement of a hotel packed with businessmen, tourists, and cycling media from around the world, a medical team was slowly but surely working through the guests in the hotel, calling them down to be tested for Covid-19.
Chris Froome says that walking presents more of a problem than pedaling a bicycle these days. The Tour de France champion's comeback has begun.
VeloNews reports from inside the media hotel placed under quarantine in Abu Dhabi, with participating teams locked down in neighboring accommodation.
American Larry Warbasse rolled the dice during Thursday's stage at the UAE Tour, powering a breakaway that nearly made it to the line.
Mark Cavendish spoke exclusively to VeloNews during stage 5 at the UAE Tour. Cavendish says he is contributing to Bahrain-McLaren's efforts in ways other than winning sprints.
Teams are considering alternate schedules in case early-season Italian races are scrapped due to local quarantines.
The Bahraini team, rebranded from Bahrain-Merida at the start of 2020, has been in the thick of the early-season racing, dominating the Saudi Tour.
German eager to team up with Sagan at Giro d’Italia as Bora-Hansgrohe look to rack up the wins.
Italian climber Domenico Pozzovivo is also making his return to the WorldTour at the UAE Tour, eight months after he was struck by an automobile.
Chris Froome spoke to reporters after stage 1 of the UAE Tour and said he was overjoyed to be back in the pro peloton after eight months away.
Caleb Ewan is targeting sprint wins at the UAE Tour, which this year boasts five stages that could fall to the sprinters.
Adam Yates is using the UAE Tour to prepare for his fifth run at the Tour de France overall.
Matt Holmes won atop Willunga Hill having doubted his ability to match up in the WorldTour just 24 hours earlier.
American Sepp Kuss is confident and relaxed as he prepares for his Tour de France debut with Jumbo-Visma.
Indoor trainer company Wahoo launches the Wahoo Frontiers gravel racing team with Ian Boswell, who has stepped away from the WorldTour in 2020 to race off-road events.
In his third WorldTour season, American Logan Owen says he aspires to become the road captain at EF Pro Cycling, citing teammate Mitch Docker as a role model he hopes to follow.
Frozen temperatures, heavy rain, and an extremely difficult course combine to make Namur World Cup race one of crashes, abandons, and epic racing.
Ashton Lambie and the U.S. men's track team failed to qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Now, the 29-year-old Lambie is planning a season of gravel racing, adventure riding, and another shot at the Individual Pursuit world record.
Warbasse aims to build on solid foundations at Ag2r-La Mondiale after both of his former teams folded ahead of time.
Former U.S. national champion Larry Warbasse feels young American talent needs a truly American WorldTour team to nurture them into stars of the future.
Sport Director Brian Holm rues the loss of iconic figure Gilbert, but is optimistic the team will dominate the leaderboards in 2020.
Deceuninck-Quick-Step director believes young American could be up with the top on a range of terrain some day, but will ride his first WorldTour season free of pressure.
20-year-old multi-discipline star forgoes a shot at the WorldTour in 2020 in favor of challenging for 'cross worlds while also racing road, gravel and mountain bike.
Phinney's talents on the bike were matched by his ability to express himself off it. We trace the key threads that ran through his career, as he told them to us.
VeloNews asked a local rider on his take of the Col de la Loze and Grand Colombier. The verdict: drama and pain
Women's race organized by ASO to return to circuit race format after several years experimenting with different options, leaving reigning world champion frustrated.
Race organizers reveal dynamic route packed with innovations, new climbs, and fewer long stages.
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American Lawson Craddock finished sixth in the time trial, just 13 seconds from the final podium in Yorkshire.
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Having rarely competed in international road events, Chloé Dygert Owen finally confirmed her spot as one of pro road racing's strongest athletes.
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