Cadel Evans

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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Bouhanni returns to notch third victory of Giro, Evans holds Maglia Rosa

Although he got into difficulties on the final descent and was distanced for a time from the main bunch, French sprinter Nacer Bouhanni battled back to regain his place in the peloton and then to thunder home for what is his third stage win in this year’s Giro d’Italia. The FDJ.fr rider played things perfectly […]

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Weening continues Orica GreenEdge team success at Giro d’Italia, Evans retains Maglia Rosa

The second big mountain stage of this year’s Giro d’Italia saw a breakaway make it all the way to the line, with Pieter Weening continuing the Orica GreenEdge team’s strong showing in the race with a victory over Davide Malacarne (Europcar), and Cadel Evans (BMC Racing Team) retaining the Maglia Rosa of race leader. Weening […]

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Evans grabs pink jersey as Matthews cracks, Ulissi takes the win

Twelve years after he first wore the Maglia Rosa, Australian rider Cadel Evans raced back into the famous pink jersey with a strong performance on the first real mountain stage of this year’s race. The BMC Racing Team rider finished eight seconds after the Italian Diego Ulissi (Lampre-Merida), who jumped inside the final kilometre, overhauled […]

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Matthews retains pink but expects Evans to take it on Saturday’s first big mountain stage

He’s ridden superbly thus far but Michael Matthews believes that he will reach the limit of his abilities on Saturday’s first mountain stage of the Giro d’Italia and will almost certainly concede the Maglia Rosa to fellow Australian Cadel Evans. Matthews finished a fine fourth on Friday’s seventh stage of the race, following on from […]

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