The retired WorldTour racer is signed up for GBDuro, a 2,000km self-supported race across Britain. And of course he rode to the start — from three countries away.
While the long list of riders retiring in 2019 doesn't include major stars, some of the peloton's hardest workers and most loyal teammates are hanging up their race shoes.
We discuss the stage 5 controversy at Tour Down Under as well as Rally-UHC's European ambitions.
Karsten Kroon admits to doping; Paris-Roubaix sections repaired after fans steal cobbles; Tuft likely to retire after this season; Trial begins for driver charged with killing five cyclists; Saudi women participate in first bike race
We caught up with the Canadian to discuss some of his legendary adventures in the woods of Canada.
Svein Tuft, 40, extends his career by signing a one-year deal with Orica-Scott.
The Orica – GreenEdge rider practices yoga and meditation before and after stages — in the woods and without shoes.
The eight North Americans starting the 2016 Giro range from a former champ to four debutants at the Italian grand tour.
Seven North American riders will line up in Compiègne, France this Sunday to take on Paris-Roubaix
The cycling world will turn its attention to Richmond, Virginia starting this weekend at the UCI Road World Championships.
Svein Tuft and his Orica teammates ride to second place in the Tour of Alberta TTT, and now turn their TTT focus to the worlds.
Svein Tuft is among the toughest riders in the peloton, but a few plastic water bottles helped him avoid serious injury earlier this season.
Tuft and Kirchmann double up, winning their time trials and road races, at the Canadian road championships
The Giro peloton is facing a nasty mix of poor weather and slick roads throughout the first week of the corsa rosa
Canadian pulls on the maglia rosa after powering Orica-GreenEdge to victory in the stage 1 team time trial at the Giro d'Italia
Several riders go down hard in E3 Harelbeke and Gent-Wevelgem
The 36-year-old Canadian is the oldest Tour de France rookie of the modern era
Europcar rider is the first person from Quebec to ever compete in the race
Canadian is best against the clock while Kwiatkowski takes command of the GC
The Canadian time-trial specialist bests Taylor Phinney to take the lead
Tuft wins national title, but won't make Canada's one-man Olympic roster
Canadian hardman working through the Giro with an eye toward uncertain Olympic selection
Goss, Tuft, Haedos among early names headed to Italian grand tour
The decision to leave SpiderTech-C-10 and sign with GreenEdge "was pretty simple,” says Svein Tuft. “To have the opportunity to ride again at the WorldTour level, it’s pretty much a dream for me for the latter years of my cycling career."
Svein Tuft powered to victory in GP Stad Zottegem on Tuesday to deliver SpiderTech's first European victory of the 2011 season.
The public soap opera that has developed over the past few week between Trent Lowe, Matt White and Slipstream Sports has had all the intrigue of a John Grisham novel — blackmail, betrayal, firings, lawyers and a Spanish doctor with a controversial past.
Tyler Farrar, Christian Meier, Svein Tuft and Zach Bell are among the top roadies using the Burnaby four-day track race for a pre-season tune-up. Colby Pearce and Daniel Holloway win the overall title at the Canadian event.
Canadian Ryder Hesjedal comes into Friday's GP Quebec confident and fit. But he concedes that after seeing the course first hand, it's tougher than he was expecting. John Wilcockson talk to Hesjedal and his teammates Svein Tuft and Peter Stetina on the eve of the race.
André Greipel (HTC-Columbia) won the second stage of the Eneco Tour of Benelux on Thursday, out-kicking Katusha's Robbie McEwen in a field sprint into the Belgian town of Ardooie.
Katusha's Robbie McEwen won a field sprint into Rhenen in the Netherlands to win the first stage of the sixth of the Eneco Tour of Benelux on Wednesday. Canadian Svein Tuft remains in the lead.
Jakob Fuglsang takes the overall lead with one stage remaining.
Svein Tuft is second from a two-man break in Ladner, British Columbia