Cadel Evans

Preview: Elite men’s road race at the Australian National Road Championships

The Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships are well underway in Victoria with the criterium and time trials titles having been decided already. This weekend the riders will take to the roads of Buninyong for the road races, culminating with the elite men’s road race on Sunday. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef put together this […]

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Australian Road Nationals: A fitting end if Cadel Evans wins?

There’s been a lot of talk of the favourites going into the elite men’s road race at this week’s Australian Road National Championships. With Simon Gerrans recovering from a broken collarbone and no longer a contender, things open up considerably. Could this be the year for Richie Porte? Could Mick Rogers take victory? Or could […]

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The Week in Bike #41: The Lennie Briscoe Look

If you’ve never seen Law & Order, you’re missing out on Lennie Briscoe, fictional NYC detective and apparent Cadel Evans fashion inspo at the unveiling of next year’s rather extraordinary Tour de France route. Frankly, Briscoe’s dry quips would be at home in cycling, be it interrogating Vino’, watching the various governing bodies flounder, or staring wistfully at a mangled derailleur. […]

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Evans confirms retirement plans: ‘It’s the right time to end my journey’

Former Tour de France and world road race championship winner Cadel Evans has confirmed reports that he is bringing his career to a close, with the Australian rider saying that he will hang up his racing wheels next February. The BMC Racing Team rider announced his future plans at a press conference held at the […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In today’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily: Brennauer beats Solovey and Stevens to win Elite women’s world championship time trial; Kamna far ahead of rivals in junior men’s world championship time trial; Evans’ future plans to be revealed on Thursday; Bennett extends with NetApp Endura, Archbold signs up; Bigla continues to reinforce team with signing […]

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Report: Evans to retire after Santos Tour Down Under and Great Ocean Road Race

The will he-won’t he question about Cadel Evans’ future and possible retirement appears to be heading in the direction of the Australian hanging up his wheels, with Italian newspaper La Gazzetta Dello Sport reporting that the 37 year old rider has indeed decided that 2014 will be his final full season. According to the publication, […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Annemiek van Vleuten leads Rabo-Liv clean sweep at the Lotto Belisol Belgium Tour; Australia’s Josh Prete wins the Tour de Hokkaido; Australian teams announced for the Road World Championships in Spain; Report – Evans to retire after Santos Tour Down Under and Great Ocean Road […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Fabio Aru wins his second stage at this year’s Vuelta, Chris Froome moves into second overall; Matthias Brandle claims stage 5 victory at the Tour of Britain; Vadim Galeyev wins stage 3 of the Tour of China II, takes overall lead; Sven Nys, Meredith Miller […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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