2024 UCI Road and Para-cycling World Championships to take place in Zurich

Swiss Cycling announced this morning its decision to host the 2024 UCI Road and Para-cycling World Championships in Zurich. The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) awarded this event to the German-speaking region of Switzerland during the meeting of its Management Committee in Innsbruck (Austria) last September. The UCI sated that they are highly confident of Zurich’s bid committee's ability "to...

Mitchelton-SCOTT win opening team time trial at Tirreno-Adriatico

Mitchelton-SCOTT powered their way to victory in the opening team time trial at Tirreno-Adriatico, taking the stage by an impressive seven seconds in Lido di Camaiore. Despite being the last team off the start ramp, the seven-man squad didn’t let the pressure get to them, setting the second fastest time at the intermediate split before upping the pace and taking...

Bora-hansgrohe riders crash after collision with pedestrian at Tirreno-Adriatico TTT (VIDEO)

Two riders from the Bora-hansgrohe team crashed today at Tirreno-Adriatico when a pedestrian walked across the course in front of the team as they were taking part in the opening 21.5-kilometre team time trial at Lido di Camaiore. The man was walking across the route on a pedestrian crossing just as the team passed and Rafal Majka collided with him...

Sam Bennett sprints to victory on stage three of Paris-Nice

Sam Bennett (BORA – hansgrohe) took his second WorldTour victory of the season today when he won the sprint to take the third stage of Paris-Nice. Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) and Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck - Quick Step) rounded out the podium. The riders started in the city of Cepoy and a 200 kilometre-long parcours took them to Moulins/Yzeure. It...

Nicolas Roche in Team Sunweb line-up for Tirreno-Adriatico

Nicolas Roche will take on the role of road captain for Team Sunweb at Tirreno-Adriatico (2.UWT) which starts on Wednesday. The team will be riding in support of Tom Dumoulin who will be aiming for the general classification. The race starts with a 21.5-kilometre team time-trial in Lido di Camaiore. Lining up alongside Roche and Dumoulin in the seven-day race...

Rigoberto Uran fractures collarbone in Paris-Nice crash

Rigoberto Uran (EF Education First) fractured his left clavicle on Monday during the second stage of Paris-Nice, from Les Bréviaires to Bellegarde, and was forced to abandon the race. The Colombian went down on his left side in the middle of a pack of riders midway through the stage, and he was immediately taken for evaluation at a nearby medical...

Julian Alaphilippe wins Strade Bianche

Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) powered to his fourth victory of the season at Strade Bianche, on what was his debut at the Italian race. “My start to the season was already good, with three victories in South America, but to win here is incredible! My team did a great job and having Yves and Zdenek together with me in...

Annemiek van Vleuten wins Strade Bianche

Dual world time trial champion Annemiek van Vleuten put on a stunning display to win a punishing Strade Bianche in just her second race back from injury. The 36-year-old powered away from a select group of favourites on the final gravel sector and managed to open up an advantage to stay away solo to the finish in Siena. The win...

WIGGINS Le Col announce new partnership with Subaru

Team WIGGINS Le Col have announced a new partnership with Subaru UK who will provide a fleet of new Outbacks to support the British Continental cycling team throughout the 2019 race schedule. The vehicles will follow the team at leading development races across the UK and Europe throughout the summer. Subaru will also showcase the new vehicles at the...

Dan Martin undergoes tests at the Silverstone wind tunnel facilities

Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates) recently spent a day undertaking aerodynamic tests at the Silverstone wind tunnel facilities, within the Silverstone Sports Engineering Hub adjacent to the British motor racing circuit. 2015 Vuelta a España winner Fabio Aru also spent the day at the facility. The work focused on their set up on the Colnago K.One time trial bikes...

Florian Sénéchal takes first professional win at Le Samyn

Florian Sénéchal has nabbed his first professional win at a very exciting edition of Le Samyn, where he extended Deceuninck – Quick-Step's winning streak following their Opening Weekend double. His team were very active throughout the race, helping to keep the breakaway in range and also by infiltrating riders in every move once the race entered the first of the...

Richie Porte to race at Volta a Catalunya instead of Paris-Nice

A last-minute change in Richie Porte’s program has been announced by his team, Trek-Segafredo, today. Porte is now set to race at the Volta a Catalunya instead of the earlier announced Paris-Nice. Team physician, Scott Major: “A bronchitis sustained after the Jayco Herald Sun Tour has caused a setback in Richie’s build-up to the spring races, and his performance in...