andy schleck

Andy Schleck confirms retirement from cycling due to knee problems

Almost three months to the day that he was forced out of the Tour de France due to a knee injury, Andy Schleck has confirmed that the same problem was forcing him to quit the sport at just 29 years of age. The Trek Factory Racing rider and his team called a press conference in […]


Report: Andy Schleck to announce his retirement from pro cycling at 29 years of age

Writing in advance of Thursday’s press conference called by Trek Factory Racing and Andy Schleck in Luxembourg, that country’s L’Essentiel newspaper has reported that the rider is set to announce his retirement from professional cycling. Citing what it said was information received by it, the paper said that Trek Factory Racing has not offered Schleck […]


Trek Factory Racing rejects rumours of bio passport case against Andy Schleck

The Trek Factory Racing Team has responded to rumours circulating in the French media and on Twitter about a biological passport case against its rider Andy Schleck, saying that such reports are completely unfounded. “We don’t take it seriously. We haven’t heard anything, had no indications from the UCI, so we are not worried,” a […]


Andy Schleck abandons the Tour de France following stage 3 crash

Andy Schleck’s aim of riding the Tour in support of his brother Fränk and teammate Haimar Zubeldia while also building his own form over three weeks has come unravelled today, with the Trek Factory Racing rider forced to withdraw from the race.


Schleck scraped and bruised after crash but will continue

Despite media suggestions on Twitter that Andy Schleck cannot bend his knee after falling close to the end of today’s third stage of the Tour de France, his Trek Factor Racing team has said that the rider’s condition is not too serious after his crash and that he will continue in the race. “We are […]


Andy Schleck: “I just a missed a little bit at the end”

Having said that he was willing to ride the race as a domestique rather than a co-leader due to a lack of top end form, Andy Schleck had a relatively respectable performance on a very tough second stage of the Tour de France. The Trek Factory Racing rider rolled across the line one minute 19 […]


Andersen: Andy Schleck’s return to the top depends on him remaining motivated

Trek Factory Racing directeur sportif Kim Andersen has hinted that the reason for Andy Schleck’s ongoing reduction in form is due to the rider’s motivation levels, but believes that if he can remain focussed, that he can return to the top. The Dane is close to both of the Schleck brothers and has seen both […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Diego Ulissi tests positive for salbutemol; Andy Schleck interview – “The criticism is sometimes a big issue”; Alejandro Valverde takes the backroads to the Tour de France; Fabian Cancellara wins his ninth Swiss ITT title; Michal Kwiatkowski wins Polish TT championship; Annamiek Van Vleuten takes […]


Andy Schleck interview: “The criticism is sometimes a big issue”

From Maillot Jaune to domestique du luxe. Confirmed today as part of the Trek Factory Racing Team for the Tour de France, former winner Andy Schleck will head into the race as a helper rather than as a contender, putting on hold ambitions of a high general classification result. It’s been a difficult, bumpy road […]


A Forced Marriage?

On the surface it certainly appears like team Radioshack-Nissan-Trek is imploding at an irreversible rate and is becoming a complete farce. Is this a motivation tactic being used by Bruyneel? Or has he completely lost control?