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Julian Alaphilippe to start 2019 season at the Vuelta a San Juan

Julian Alaphilippe (Quick Step Floors) will start his 2019 season in South America at the Vuelta a San Juan, before making his second appearance at Tour Colombia One of the standout riders of 2018 – a year that saw the 26-year-old Frenchman capture no less than 12 victories, including Flèche Wallonne, Clasica San Sebastian, two stages and the polka...

Mitchelton-SCOTT Confirm 2019 Men’s Squad

Mitchelton-SCOTT has confirmed its 25-rider men’s squad for the upcoming 2019 season, looking to build on one of the team’s most successful seasons to date. The Australian outfit recorded 38 UCI victories, including 17 WorldTour wins, six Grand Tour stages and their first Grand Tour victory at the Vuelta a Espana, in 2018. In 2019, the focus will remain heavily...

Eddie Dunbar aiming to make Grand Tour debut in 2019 (VIDEO)

Team Sky have posted a video interview with their young Irish rider Eddie Dunbar. With preparation for 2019 well underway, the 21 year-old discusses the start of his career at Team Sky, playing a vital supporting role in some key victories and his goals for next season. Dunbar was left without a contract following the collapse of the Aqua Blue...

Yves Lampaert wins Flandrien of the Year

Yves Lampaert was awarded his first Flandrien of the Year prize on Tuesday evening, in Ostend, after a season that saw the native of Izegem become the first rider in history to win Dwars door Vlaanderen on consecutive years, a triumph followed just two months later by the National Road Race Title in Binche, where he led home a...

Trek-Segafredo and Santini present the 2019 women’s and men’s team kits

The London Rouleur Classic event provided the venue for today’s unveiling of the new Trek-Segafredo men’s and women’s kits for the upcoming racing season. The presentation was attended by three Trek-Segafredo team members: John Degenkolb and Koen de Kort from the men's side, and British cyclist Lizzie Deignan represented the new Trek-Segafredo women's team, all of whom were modeling...

Lachlan Morton signs for EF Education First – Drapac p/b Cannondale

Lachlan Morton has signed a new contract with EF Education First - Drapac p/b Cannondale, four years after leaving the team, then known as Garmin-Sharp. The 26-year-old comes over to the team after two years with Dimension Data and prior to that he rode with US continental team Jelly Belly. His previous wins have included general classification at the Tour...

Luka Mezgec extends contract with Mitchelton-SCOTT

2017 Slovenian triple champion Luka Mezgec has extended his contract with Australian UCI WorldTour team Mitchelton-SCOTT until the end of the 2020 season. A Giro d’Italia stage winner in 2014, Mezgec joined the GreenEDGE set up in 2016. Last year was arguably his most successful to-date with wins at the Tour of Slovenia, the Arnhem-Veenendaal Classic and an impressive triple...

Sam Bewley extends contract with Mitchelton-SCOTT

New Zealand rider Sam Bewley has re-signed with Australian WorldTour team Mitchelton-SCOTT on a two-year deal through 2020. The two-time Olympic track bronze medallist and 2015 Giro d’Italia stage winner has raced with the team since 2012. 2018 saw Bewley play a key role in Simon Yates’ thirteen days in the leader’s pink jersey at the Giro d’Italia. In addition,...

Peter Stetina extends contract with Trek-Segafredo for one year

Trek-Segafredo have announced at their October Camp at Trek Headquarters in Wisconsin that American rider, Peter Stetina has extended his contract with the team for one year. “I am ecstatic to continue with the Trek family," said Stetina. "They stood by me in a period of difficulty. Trek-Segafredo still believes in me and that is inspiring. I aim to take...

Mark Cavendish extends contract with Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka have announced that they have agreed terms with Mark Cavendish to extend his contract with the team. The team also revealed that he will also take on a leadership role within the team as part of a newly formed Supervisory Board. “After spending my last three years with Dimension Data I’m delighted to...

Stefan Denifl signs for CCC Team

Austrian rider Stefan Denifl will return to the WorldTour in 2019 as the latest rider to sign with CCC Team, the continuation of Continuum Sports. Denifl, who raced with Aqua Blue Sport in 2017 and 2018, is known for his memorable solo stage win on stage 17 of the 2017 Vuelta a España. “Stefan Denifl is great addition to...

Taylor Phinney extends contract with EF Education First – Drapac P/B Cannondale

Taylor Phinney has re-signed with EF Pro Cycling for the 2019 season. This will be Phinney’s third season with EF Pro Cycling having moved from BMC Racing Team at the beginning of 2017, after racing six seasons with them. The American had an impressive Spring Classics season finishing 8th at Paris-Roubaix, a race he has always had a huge...

Fabio Jakobsen takes Quick-Step Floors’ 73rd win of the season at the Tour of Guangxi

The Tour of Guangxi was the final World Tour event and Quick-Step Floors ended the season in style as Fabio Jakobsen capped off the work of his teammates and blasted through the rain to a clear victory in Guilin, where the second edition of the Asian race concluded. It took the team’s total number of wins for the season...

Robert Power wins the Japan Cup

After finishing on the podium in third place back in 2016, Robert Power secured the win in style in his last race for Mitchelton-SCOTT at the Japan Cup today, attacking out of the leading group on the final lap before sprinting to victory. Well placed alongside teammate Jack Haig at the front of the bunch as the race came back...

Matteo Trentin wins stage five of the Tour of Guangxi

After consistent top ten sprint finishes so far in the Tour of Guangxi, European champion Matteo Trentin got everything right on today’s penultimate stage to claim his first victory for Mitchelton-SCOTT and his first victory in the European jersey. A first category climb with 25 kilometres remaining split the peloton, yet Trentin was able to arrive at the finish line...

Edward Theuns returns to Trek-Segafredo

Trek-Segafredo have announced that Edward Theuns will rejoin the team in 2019. The Belgian rider who last rode with Trek-Segafredo for the 2016 and 2017 seasons was a member of Team Sunweb this season. During his last season with the team, Theuns took stage victories in the BinckBank Tour and the Presidential Tour of Turkey and he is looking...

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