RCC and Zwift will be hosting events with Canyon-SRAM, EF Pro Cycling, and US national champion Justin Williams.
From Angliru to Zaugg and everything in between.
In a week when the merged RadioShack-Leopard-Trek team held its first training camp in Spain, when GreenEdge officially became Australia’s first-ever Division 1 team and when Rabobank presented its 2012 squad in the Netherlands, it’s worth reflecting on the team that won’t be in the peloton next year, HTC-Highroad, and why it will be remembered as one of the greatest teams in cycling history.
Even though Philippe Gilbert won five major classics in the 2011 road season that just ended, he was the exception rather than the rule in one of the must unpredictable seasons on record. From Matt Goss at Milan-San Remo in March to Oliver Zaugg at the Tour of Lombardy earlier this month, many of this year’s big winners have come from left field.
Great Britain’s only two world elite men’s road champions define their eras
New races and riders have helped globalize the sport in the past decade It seems inappropriate to be writing a column about the sport of cycling on this week of the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks in America. But, on Sunday, as we watched replays of the twin towers falling and listened […]
World champion Thor Hushovd, in his rainbow stripes, may have stolen the show at Thursday’s Tour de France team presentation by donning a wig and brandishing a hammer as the Norse god of thunder; but also sharing the spotlight were the riders in distinctively colored national championship jerseys who won their respective title races last weekend.
The first week of this year's Tour features something for everyone
Big things expected of the Colombian after his stage win at the Tour de Suisse Editor’s note: Every week through the 2011 road season, VeloNews Editor-at-Large John Wilcockson is writing about key features of the week’s racing. This is the 18th installment. It’s one of the credos of pro cycling that athletes reach maturity in […]
It’s taken the taciturn Belgian eight years to score his first major win Editor’s note: Every week through the 2011 road season, VeloNews Editor-at-Large John Wilcockson is writing about key features of the week’s racing. This is the 17th installment. When Jurgen Van den Broeck crossed the finish line in St. Pierre-de-Chartreuse on Monday afternoon […]