Alexander Kristoff

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Astana license decision expected this week; Hein Verbruggen’s letter to the UCI; Fabio Aru withdraws from the Giro del Trentino with a stomach virus; Profiling 2015’s most prolific winner – Alexander Kristoff; Dylan Durand gets lost and finishes the U23 Liege-Bastogne-Liege four hours after the […]

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Who is Alexander Kristoff? The most successful rider of 2015 profiled

Some reacted like he had just burst forth onto the scene with his three stages plus the overall in the Three Days of De Panne, the Tour of Flanders and Scheldeprijs, but in truth Alexander Kristoff has been a pot slowly coming to the boil for several seasons. Now 27 years old and with an […]

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Who will win the 2015 Paris-Roubaix? Race favourites discuss their chances

There can be only one: it’s a tagline that was used in the 1986 film Highlander but is perhaps equally applicable to Paris-Roubaix. In that movie, the central plot was that all the immortals must fight and kill one another, with the final one left winning what was entitled ‘The Prize.’ Substitute beheading for defeating […]

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Kristoff sets sights on Roubaix’s velodrome. “Of course I dream”

He’s taken a glut of victories in the past week and a half but, although he admits to some mental fatigue, Alexander Kristoff has one more target before taking a long-awaited break: that of Paris-Roubaix. The Norwegian rider has a best-ever finish of ninth in 2013 and did not reach the velodrome last year. He […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alexander Kristoff dashes to victory in crash-marred Scheldeprijs; Joaquim Rodriguez claims stage 3 of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco; Anna van der Breggen takes out Energiewacht Tour prologue; Anthony Roux and Adriano Malori take the spoils on day two of the Circuit Cycliste Sarthe; Policeman […]

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Kristoff’s winning streak continues as rider adds Scheldeprijs to current haul

Notching up what is a staggering 11th win this season and his sixth in the past nine days, Alexander Kristoff followed up on victory in last Sunday’s Tour of Flanders when he took the Scheldeprijs race on Wednesday. The Norwegian avoided a huge crash inside the final kilometre, staying out of trouble and then winning […]

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Kristoff: I am still a little bit high from my victory, but today is a new day

Tour of Flanders winner Alexander Kristoff has made clear it is business as usual in today’s Scheldeprijs race and Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix, saying that he is determined to move on after his big success last Sunday. Some riders bask in the glow of success but he wants to keep his momentum going. While he took three […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Michael Matthews wins Vuela al Pais Vasco opener; Roxanne Fournier claims GP de Dottignies; Peter Stetina seriously injured in crash at Pais Vasco; Kristoff hopes to equal Hushovd’s achievements, now targeting Roubaix; 13 cycling monstrosities from eBay; How the Race was Won — Tour of […]

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Kristoff hopes to equal Hushovd’s achievements, now targeting Roubaix

Admitting that he is motivated by the thoughts of trying to equal the career results of Thor Hushovd as soon as possible, Tour of Flanders winner Alexander Kristoff is hoping to hang onto his current vein of sparkling form and chase Paris-Roubaix success. Speaking in his post-Flanders press conference, Kristoff said that recognises that he […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Kristoff steps up to a new level with Tour of Flanders win; Elisa Longo Borghini wins women’s Tour of Flanders; Caleb Ewan wins the Vuelta Ciclista a La Rioja; Neutral service vehicles involved in two crashes at the Tour of Flanders; Van Avermaet accepts his […]

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