Enric Mas wins penultimate stage of the Vuelta a España

Enric Mas (Quick-Step Floors) won the penultimate stage of the Vuelta a España on Saturday and in the process, moved into second place overall. Mas displayed an aggressive and bold performance on the shortest mountain stage of the race this century, from Andorra Escaldes-Engordany to Coll de la Gallina, which put on the table an insanely hard course numbering no...

Vittoria Bussi breaks UCI Hour Record in Mexico

Vittoria Bussi has set a new UCI Hour Record of 48.007 kilometres at the Velodromo Bicentenario in Aguascalientes (Mexico), situated 1,800 metres above sea level. The Italian rider beat the previous record, set by Evelyn Stevens on February 27, 2016 in Colorado Springs (USA) by 27 metres. At a first attempt made in Aguascalientes on October 6, 2017, Vittoria Bussi...

Ellen van Dijk to join new Trek team in 2019

Dutch rider Ellen van Dijk is the latest addition to the new UCI women's team as Trek continues to build a well-rounded squad. Van Dijk is renowned for her time trial ability and over her career has become one the world's best in the race against the clock. She has five World Titles to her name, the first coming...

Simon Yates extends overall lead with one decisive stage remaining at the Vuelta

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) finished second on today's nineteenth stage of the Vuelta a España and has now extended his overall lead to one-minute 38 seconds with one difficult and decisive mountain stage to come tomorrow. Yates attacked the favourite’s group with 10km remaining on the final climb to bridge across to a lead group of three riders. Eventually, Thibaut Pinot...

Eddie Dunbar signs for Team Sky with immediate effect

Team Sky have announced the immediate signing of Eddie Dunbar. The Irishman, who is set to make his Team Sky debut on Saturday at Coppa Agostoni, has agreed a deal to the end of the 2019 season. The 22, was contracted to Aqua Blue Sport for the 2018 season, but following the closure of the team – Aqua Blue...

Jasper Stuyven wins the Grand Prix de Wallonie

Jasper Stuyven proved the strongest in the 59th edition of the Grand Prix de Wallonie on Wednesday, leading himself out in the sprint with five men on his wheel and taking the win by a bike length from Dimitri Claeys (Cofidis, Solutions Crédits) with Warren Barguil (Team Fortuneo - Samsic) finishing in third. . It was the teamwork before the...

Simon Yates retains leader’s red jersey at the Vuelta a España

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-SCOTT) has successfully defended the overall lead on a dangerous stage 17 at the Vuelta a España thanks to a strong effort from his team. As Michael Woods (Education First – Drapac) won the stage from the breakaway ahead, Yates sacrificed eight seconds to Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) and Enris Mas (Quickstep Floors) in the sprint to the...

Aqua Blue Sport’s Casper Pedersen signs three-year contract with Team Sunweb

Danish rider Casper Pedersen has signed a three-year contract with Team Sunweb, the WorldTour team announced today. The 22 year-old rode for Aqua Blue Sport this year, but following the withdrawal of the Irish Pro Continental team from the sport, he was left without a contract for next season. He is the first rider from Aqua Blue to have been...

Michael Matthews wins the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal

Following Friday's win in Québec, Team Sunweb's Michael Matthews has taken his second one-day WorldTour victory in three days at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal. The Australian finished off another strong display of teamwork to secure his, and the team's, clean sweep of the Canadian WorldTour races. Several riders attacked right from the start in Montreal, and it took...

Julian Alaphilippe wins the 2018 OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) was crowned the 2018 OVO Energy Tour of Britain in London on Sunday as Mitchelton-SCOTT's Caleb Ewan won the eighth and final stage on Regent Street St James. Ewan, who claimed the stage victory in Central London the last time the race finished there in 2016, outsprinted Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) and André Greipel (Lotto Soudal)...

Coralie Demay wins Rás na mBan overall as team-mate Iris Sachet takes final stage

Iris Sachet made it a double French celebration on the final day of Rás na mBan as she raced in for stage honours with compatriot Coralie Demay confirmed as the first French winner of Ireland’s premier international stage race. Sachet powered up the finishing straight on The Parade in front of Kilkenny Castle to deny Jess Roberts of Team GB...

Geraint Thomas agrees new deal with Team Sky

Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas has agreed a new deal with Team Sky, the team confirmed today. The 32-year-old has signed a three-year deal with the team, extending his stay until the end of the 2021 season. Speaking to TeamSky.com in the wake of agreeing his new deal, Thomas said: “I’m pleased it’s sorted – and delighted to be...