Why the Tour of Beijing will be missed: a view from the inside
The Tour of Beijing is no more. After four editions, the Chinese stage race will no longer close out the UCI WorldTour. Jane Aubrey has worked on the Tour of Beijing for the past two years and wrote the following about why the race’s cancellation is genuine shame.
Elements of Style: a selection of reviews
It’s been a little over a month since we released Elements of Style, a collaborative video project with our good friends at The Sufferfest. As most of you know CyclingTips began by simply posting one ‘tip’ per day, and now we get to go back to our roots by not only giving some tips again, […]
How the Race Was Won: Paris-Tours
In this edition of Cyclocosm’s “How the Race Was Won” we take a look at Jelle Wallays’ victory at Paris-Tours over the weekend. In Cyclocosm’s “How the race was won” series, you’ll see much more than simple race highlights. Cosmo Catalano picks up the details that nobody else sees, analyses the race situation and its […]
Mick Rogers interview part II: Tinkov’s Grand Tour challenge, personal goals and more
Although Alberto Contador crashed out of the Tour de France and was thus unable to fight for what was the team’s biggest season goal, overall victory in the race, Tinkoff Saxo nevertheless had a very strong Grand Tour campaign during 2014. Mick Rogers clocked up two stage wins in the Giro d’Italia, while Rafal Majka […]
Your training questions answered with Dig Deep Coaching: part three
Over the past few months we’ve been working with the team at Dig Deep Coaching to help answer your questions about training, nutrition and more. In this third instalment Stephen Gallagher and Dan Fleeman from Dig Deep answer another bunch of your questions, providing insight that everyone can benefit from.
Mick Rogers interview part I: how the clenbuterol case made me a better rider
Sidelined for several months this season as a result of his positive test for clenbuterol at last year’s Japan Cup, Tinkoff Saxo rider Mick Rogers has said that while his suspension – later reversed by the UCI – was a very stressful period, that it ultimately made him a much better rider. The Australian told […]