by Matt de Neef, CyclingTips Editor Of the 25 teams at the 2014 Tour d’Azerbaidjan, eight are ProContinental, 16 are Continental and just one is a national team: the Australian National Team. Australia has sent a representative team to all three editions of the race now known as the Tour d’Azerbaidjan (it was the Heydar […]
Youcef Reguigui (MTN-Qhubeka) has won stage 3 of the 2014 Tour d’Azerbaidjan, jumping away from the peloton on the uphill drag into Qabala just after the bunch caught the day’s main breakaway. Matej Mugerli (Adria Mobil) was second, ahead of Kristian Haugaard (Development Team Giant Shimano). Drapac’s Will Clarke finished safely in the bunch to […]
When you cast your eye down the list of Tour de France winners in the past ten years, some names stand out far more than others. Lance Armstrong – before his titles were taken from him anyway – Alberto Contador and, for Australians, Cadel Evans, are all big names. But one rider that doesn’t rate […]
Primoz Roglic (Adria Mobil) has won stage 2 of the Tour d’Azerbaidjan, crossing the line in Ismayilli ahead of his Australian breakaway companion Will Clarke (Drapac). A chase group of 26 riders was led home nine seconds later by Rafael Andriato (Neri Sottoli). The win gives Clarke the overall lead in the Tour d’Azerbaidjan, nine […]
Dutchman Kenny van Hummel (Androni-Giocattoli) has won a wind-affected opening stage of the 2014 Tour d’Azerbaidjan, sprinting to victory in Sumqayit ahead of Vitaliy Buts (Kolss) and Davide Vigano (Caja Rural).