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Elisa Longo Borghini solos to overall victory at Emakumeen Bira

It was a thrilling ending to Emakumeen Bira, the four-day WorldTour race in the Basque Country, as Elisa Longo Borghini rode away on the final climb of the day and just held off the bunch to win the stage by four seconds. It was enough to give her the overall win over Amanda Spratt (Mitchelton Scott) by two seconds. Longo...

Richard Carapaz takes over the maglia rosa at the Giro d’Italia

Richard Carapaz (Movistar Team) has taken over the maglia rosa at the Giro d'Italia from previous race leader Jan Polanc (UAE-Team Emirates) after winning yesterday's 14th stage from to Saint Vincent to Courmayeur (Skyway Monte Bianco). The Ecuadorian climber launched an attack on the Colle San Carlo, 30km before Courmayeur's finish and three kilometres from its summit, from...

Jon Dibben signs for Madison Genesis

Madison Genesis have announced that Jon Dibben will be joining the team. The ex-Team Sky rider (2017-18) and 2016 points race world champion on the track, Dibben comes with strong pedigree. Rising to prominence with third place at the junior Paris-Roubaix and a silver medal at the junior track world championships, Dibben balanced his years as an under-23 between...

Valerio Conti takes over the maglia rosa at the Giro d’Italia

UAE Team Emirates’ Valerio Conti claimed second place on stage six of the Giro d’Italia, a result that moves the Italian to the top of the General Classification and into the pink jersey. Conti was part of the 12-man breakaway who made their move early on the 238-kilometre route from Cassino to San Giovanni Rotondo, and the youngster helped dictate...

Tom Dumoulin forced to abandon the Giro d’Italia

Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) was forced to abandon the Giro d’Italia in the early kilometres of stage five, with the injuries sustained in yesterday’s crash proving too much for the 2017 winner to continue with the race. Dumoulin said: “I came here for a three week adventure and I wanted to finish it, I’m not ready to go home. I...

Rémi Cavagna takes first World Tour victory at the Tour of California

Rémi Cavagna made it two in a row for Deceuninck – Quick-Step at the Tour of California, soloing to victory in Morgan Hill, after attacking from the breakaway 75 kilometres out and holding off the chasers. The win was the first World Tour victory for the Frenchman. “Since winning last year in Belgium, I was in search of another victory,...

Richard Carapaz wins stage four of the Giro d’Italia

Ecuadorian rider Richard Carapaz (Movistar Team) bounced back from disappointment on stage 3 to win the fourth stage of the Giro d’Italia in Frascati. Carapaz survived a pile-up and jumped away from a select group with 500 metres to go to take the win. Today’s marathon 235-kilometre stage from Orbetello to Frascati was marred by a big crash with five...

Simon Yates focused on pink at the Giro d’Italia

Twelve months on from a spectacular performance that saw them win five stages and wear the Maglia Rosa for 13 stages, Mitchelton-SCOTT and Simon Yates are eyeing the biggest prize when the 2019 Giro d’Italia kicks off on Saturday. Yates, who has since bagged his first Grand Tour victory at the Vuelta a Espana, returns with more confidence and more...

Victory Chimp Launch APE Collection

Founded in 2014, Victory Chimp began life as the creative outlet of Northern Irish freelance designer, illustrator and bike rider, Ryan O’Reilly and the company are based at the foot of the Sperrin Mountains, Northern Ireland. When not busy at his desk, Ryan would either be scribbling down his own ideas or riding around the country on his bike. When...

Eddie Dunbar included on Team INEOS squad for the Giro d’Italia

Eddie Dunbar has been included in Team INEOS' line-up for the Giro d'Italia, which will mark his Grand Tour debut. The news follows on from a very impressive performance by the 22 year-old at the Tour de Yorkshire at the weekend where he finished third overall after an attacking performance on the final stage where he also finished third. Tao...

Bauke Mollema to lead Trek-Segafredo at the Giro d’Italia

Trek-Segafredo have announced their lineup for the 102nd Giro d'Italia that starts on Saturday, May 11 in Bologna and finishes on Sunday, June 2nd in Verona. Dutch climber Bauke Mollema will lead the team and is highly motivated for a great result: "I am looking forward to my third Giro. My preparations have gone well and I am confident that...

Rick Zabel wins second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire

Rick Zabel (Team Katusha - Alpecin) claimed the victory in a bunch sprint on the second day of the Tour de Yorkshire in Bedale, as Jesper Asselman (Roompot - Charles) retained the overall lead. Huge crowds gathered in Barnsley to see the peloton roll out at the start of the stage, and they didn’t relent on the picturesque 132km course...

Lorena Wiebes wins stage one of the Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race

Lorena Wiebes produced a stunning sprint to win the opening stage of the Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race in Bedale. The 20-year-old Dutch woman was thrust into position brilliantly by her Parkhotel Valkenburg team-mates in the closing stages and then opened up her sprint early as the riders raced along Market Place. Despite facing some stiff opposition as the...

Alejandro Valverdre to skip the Giro d’Italia due to injury

The Movistar Team have confirmed that UCI Road World Champion Alejandro Valverde, one of their leaders for the 102nd Giro d'Italia - which starts next Saturday in Bologna - will not start the first Grand Tour of the season. The team stated that the "Murcia native wasn't able to recover in time from bone edema in his sacrum after a...

Jesper Asselman wins opening stage of the Tour de Yorkshire

The wet weather didn’t dampen the spirits on the opening stage of the Tour de Yorkshire as Jesper Asselman (Roompot - Charles) sprinted to a dramatic breakaway victory in Selby. The riders received a warm welcome in Doncaster’s Market Place at the start of the day and continued to be cheered along by the sizeable crowds who braved the elements...

Route Revealed for 2019 Cycling Ireland Road Championships (VIDEO)

Foyle Cycling Club are gearing up for the arrival of the very best cyclists in Ireland to Derry for the Cycling Ireland National Road Championships in June. The three-day festival of racing draws the very best Irish racers from at home and abroad for a series of solo time trials on Thursday June 27th followed by the road...

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Richard Carapaz takes over the maglia rosa at the Giro d’Italia

Richard Carapaz (Movistar Team) has taken over the maglia rosa at the Giro d'Italia from previous race leader Jan Polanc (UAE-Team Emirates) after winning...

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