Tuesday Aug 26
A Farewell to Jens
As the bell rang for the final finishing circuit of the USA Pro Challenge in Denver on Sunday, Jens Voigt was where we expected to see him - off the front, legs churning, bike rocking back and forth, in the final breakaway of his storied career.
Tuesday Aug 26
Silicon Alley Insider
It's So Hot At The Tour of Spain That The Pro Cyclists Are Losing 10 Pounds A Day
That's probably not what's going through the minds of cyclists in Spain this week, where it feels like an inferno: It's so hot at the Vuelta a EspaA a , or Tour of Spain, that the riders are drinking 12 water bottles and losing 10 pounds a day, VeloNews' Andrew Hood reports from the race.
Tuesday Aug 26
Finding the balance: Michael Rogers on teamwork, happiness, and what comes next
After a turbulent end to the 2013 season, Michael Rogers has enjoyed a renaissance in 2014, with a Tour stage win and two Giro stage wins.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Eric Heiden impressed by Tejay van Garderen's USA Pro Challenge
As a five-time Olympic gold medalist in speed skating who later turned to road cycling, competing in the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France, Eric Heiden knows what makes a great endurance athlete.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
USA Pro Challenge
Source: www.facebook.com --- Tuesday, August 19, 2014Race stoppage at USA Pro Challenge draws peloton's ire Race stoppage in Colorado draws peloton's ire - VeloNews.com velonews.competitor.com Reviews among the peloton over Tuesday's controversial neutralization on Kebler Pass did not appear to be mixed ... Source: photos.denverpost.com --- ... (more)
Hivert joins Bretagne-Seche Environnement
Having ridden for the Belkin WorldTour team in 2014, Bretagne-Sch Environnement has announced that Jonathan Hivert will join the the French Pro-Continental team for the 2015 season.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Majka's Colorado roller coaster: 'I don't think I can win'
For the third time in four days, Rafal Majka crossed the finish line at the USA Pro Challenge frustrated over an inability to seize the race lead.
For Jens Voigt, valiant effort at Pro Challenge falls agonizingly short as career end nears
The attack at the top of the climb in the Garden of the Gods started like so many others German cyclist Jens Voigt has attempted throughout his 18 years as a professional cyclist.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Van Garderen strikes for lead in Pro...
Tejay Van Garderen attacked in the final kilometer of the Monarch Mountain summit finish to seize the third stage and overall lead at the USA Pro Challenge cycle race.
Cannondale Pro Cycling and Slipstream Sports Join Forces
Cannondale, a premium brand of Dorel Industries, Inc. , will become a title sponsor and technical bicycle sponsor for the team and will take an ownership stake in the management organization of Slipsteam Sports LLC. Slipstream Sports, the top American professional cycling organization dedicated to ethical sport and developing the next generation of ... (more)
Top 15 Podium Kisses At The USA Pro Challenge
One of the most fun parts of professional bike races like this week's USA Pro Challenge for the riders has to be after a stage win when they pose for photos and get a kiss from a pretty lady.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
On first glance, Majka looks comfortable with altitude at Pro Challenge
Is it the rider who told the press Sunday that he didn't expect to have adapted to altitude in time to contend for the overall victory? Or is it the rider who finished sixth overall at the Giro d'Italia, won two mountain stages and the KOM title at the Tour de France, won the Tour of Poland, and then finished with the front group in Aspen on ... (more)
Sun Aug 17, 2014
German cyclist Jens Voigt says USA Pro Challenge will be last as pro
Jens Voigt has been cycling professionally for 33 years, longer than he has been married , went to school and his oldest son, 19, has been alive.
Van Garderen On Home Ground At USA Pro Challenge
Three weeks after finishing fifth in the Tour de France for the second time, Tejay van Garderen returns to racing Monday in the weeklong USA Pro Challenge.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Quintana: I want to prove that it wasn't a fluke
Nairo Quintana , back in Europe after some months working in Colombia. He did a good job today setting up Lobato for the sprint.
Stopping progress? Pro cyclists weigh in on the disc-brake debate
Tom Boonen : I've never used [discs] before, except on a mountain bike. I'd love to try it in training, and in a race.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
IAM Cycling announce debut Vuelta a Espana team
Having made its grand tour debut at the Tour de France , Swiss Pro-Continental team IAM Cycling has named its nine riders who will compete at the Vuelta a Espaa .
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Van Garderen, Danielson, Rogers, Majka headline Pro Challenge GC contenders
Tejay van Garderen won the 2013 USA Pro Challenge, and he's looking to repeat at this year's race.
Geraint Thomas moves up the Eneco Tour rankings
The Welshman produced a strong time of 11 minutes and five seconds across the 9.6-kilometre course in Breda to climb into sixth place overall against elite opposition Geraint Thomas rode to a fine third place in the Eneco Tour time trial to move himself up the general classification after three stages.
Report: Kelderman and Gesink to stay with Belkin
Both Wilco Kelderman and Robert Gesink will remain with the Belkin team for the next two seasons Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf reports.