Cadel Evans

Froome says red jersey could take time to come, Contador downplays importance of stage nine finish

Two of the Vuelta a España’s two big pre-race favourites, Chris Froome and Alberto Contador, have both suggested that today’s big summit finish of Aramón Valdelinares may have a limited effect in determining the final overall winner of the race. While the final climb is a first category ascent and is 1445 metres above sea […]


BMC Racing Team specifies targets for Evans, Sanchez, Gilbert in Vuelta a España

As the days tick down until Saturday’s start of the Vuelta a España in Jerez de la Frontera, the BMC Racing Team has confirmed that three of its strongest riders will take the start, each holding different ambitions for the event. Former Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez is thought likely to lead the team, with general […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Tom Danielson wins the Tour of Utah, Cadel Evans wins the last two stages; Adam Blythe wins men’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic; Giorgia Bronzini wins Prudential RideLondon Grand Prix; Claudia Lichtenberg wins stage 1 at the Route de France; Rafal Majka wins the Tour of Poland; […]


Evans clocks up important victory prior to Vuelta a España

As he continues to build towards the upcoming Vuelta a España, Cadel Evans received an important psychological boost when he picked up his first victory since April on stage six of the Tour of Utah. The BMC Racing Team rider went clear inside the first hour of racing, bridging across to a breakaway group and […]


Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race to be held the weekend after the Tour Down Under

The busy start to the Australian cycling summer is set to get even busier with the announcement this morning of the inaugural Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, a one-day event that will be held on Sunday February 1 , the weekend after the Santos Tour Down Under.


Ochowicz: Evans to decide future after Vuelta a España

The question about whether or not Cadel Evans will continue beyond the end of this season as a BMC Racing Team rider – and indeed as a professional – will be decided after the Vuelta a España, where the Australian will compete in support of team-mate Samuel Sanchez. BMC Racing Team president Jim Ochowicz confirmed […]


Australian cycling isn’t ready for Cadel Evans to retire

When the Giro d’Italia ended yesterday Australia’s Cadel Evans told reporters that his eighth-place finish was far from what he was hoping for, but that he wouldn’t be beating himself up about it. And while many are asking when the 37-year-old will call an end to his long and illustrious career, he seems to have […]


Evans ‘to reflect’ on lack of climbing form in Giro, but insists he won’t have regrets

He finished third overall last year as part of his build-up for the Tour de France, and oriented his entire season around being as good as possible in this year’s Giro d’Italia. However Cadel Evans’ goal of recreating his best form and capping his career off with a second Grand Tour success didn’t pan out […]


Uran smashes Giro time trial to grab Maglia Rosa from Evans

Although he’s best known as a climber, Rigoberto Uran underlined abilities against the clock on stage twelve of the Giro d’Italia when he dominated the 41.9 kilometre test, finished over a minute clear and took over the Maglia Rosa from the rider tipped to hold it, Cadel Evans. Uran, who moved to the Omega Pharma […]


Rogers adds to Australian success at Giro with solo stage win

Almost one month after it was announced that he had been cleared to compete again by the UCI, Michael Rogers raced to the first Grand Tour stage victory of his career on stage 11 of the Giro d’Italia. The Australian rider attacked inside the final twenty kilometres, slipping away on the descent of the Naso […]