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Rohan Dennis eyeing off Tour de France yellow jersey

UTRECHT, The Netherlands (CT) – When the 2015 Tour de France gets underway with tomorrow’s 13.8km individual time trial, Australia’s Rohan Dennis (BMC) will be among the favourites to claim the stage victory and with it, the first yellow jersey of the race. The South Australian former track rider has long been aiming for a […]


Sean Kelly: Froome and Quintana may have had sleepless nights over possible tough weather conditions

UTRECHT, The Netherlands (CT) – With thunderstorms looking like a distinct possibility in the days ahead, Sean Kelly has said that some of the key race favourites will likely be unsettled by the prospect of slippery, tricky conditions and the realisation that this could greatly threaten their Tour chances. “If we get good weather, little […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Contador – achieving the Giro d’Italia/Tour de France double can change my career; Richie Porte appearing more likely to leave Sky; Alex Dowsett predicts wide-open contest on stage 1 ITT at the Tour; Nathan Haas on his Tour debut – ‘I’m hoping to create a […]


Contador: achieving the Giro d’Italia-Tour de France double can change my career

UTRECHT, The Netherlands (CT) – He’s said that he is in the closing stages of his professional career, with a retirement at the end of 2016 possible. Now, two days before the start of the 2015 Tour de France, Alberto Contador has made clear that taking a certain major achievement before hanging up his wheels […]


Nathan Haas on his Tour debut: ‘I’m hoping to create a bit of a narrative along the way’

When the Tour de France begins in Utrecht on Saturday, most teams will go into the race with one designated rider for the general classification. Cannondale-Garmin, however, has three — Andrew Talansky, Ryder Hesjedal and Dan Martin. Among the riders supporting the team’s GC ambitions will be Canberra’s Nathan Haas who is lining up for […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: John Degenkolb hungry for maiden Tour stage win, won’t target green jersey; Tinkov ready to boycott Le Tour in 2016; Utrecht police cancel Tour de France protest ride; Velon enters partnership and content capture deal with GoPro; Dimension Data to bring live rider-tracking to Le […]


Interview with Chris Froome ahead of the Tour de France

Just ahead of the Tour de France GCN’s Daniel Lloyd catches up with Chris Froome in Monaco to talk about the Tour de France, training, and how he keeps improving.


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Orica GreenEdge names best all round Tour de France team in its history; RCS Sport announces return of its ‘Trittico di Autunno’ trio of races; Alpecin to drop ‘doping for your hair’ slogan during the Tour de France; Small to debut for Bigla Pro Cycling in the […]


Orica GreenEdge names best all round Tour de France team in its history

Unveiling a far rounded Tour de France team than in its previous participations in the race, the Orica GreenEdge squad named an impressive line-up for the event on Tuesday. The Australian squad will include former stage winner and past yellow jersey Simon Gerrans plus previous Maillot Jaune Daryl Impey, as well as two-time Giro d’Italia […]


Heinrich Haussler on his up-and-down season and life beyond cycling

When the Tour de France begins in Utrecht this weekend it will do so without Australia’s road race champion, Heinrich Haussler. After a challenging season thus far, the IAM sprinter and Classics specialist is busy recharging mind and body before the second half of the season. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef caught up with Haussler […]