Chris Froome

Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Kreuziger’s public defence raises further questions about biological passport doping case; Froome drops Giro plans: “The Tour will remain my main focus for 2015”; Boasson Hagen chasing success in Paris-Roubaix, Tour de France and worlds; Duarte inks deal to remain with Team Colombia; Graeme Brown […]

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Froome drops Giro plans: “The Tour will remain my main focus for 2015”

Having strongly hinted that he might shift his priority from the Tour de France to the Giro d’Italia in 2015, Chris Froome has now reversed that stance and confirmed that he will once again focuss fully on the Tour next season. The 2013 winner crashed out of this year’s race, suffering fractures to his wrist […]

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Rocacorba Daily

Good morning and welcome to our Wednesday edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest. In today’s headlines: Nys, Cant both well clear of rest of field in winning Jaarmarktcross Niel; Froome: ‘There will always be ups and downs in everyone’s career’; Video: Tour De France champion Nibali confirms plans to begin 2015 season with Dubai […]

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Froome: ‘There will always be ups and downs in everyone’s career’

The 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome has said that he is heading towards the news season in a good position, believing that his runner-up slot in the Vuelta a España has given him the base he needs to have a successful 2015. The British rider’s morale has been boosted in recent days due […]

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Kelly: cobbles, rather than lack of time trials, are why Froome might miss Tour

Most have looked at the lack of time trial kilometres as the reason why Chris Froome has said he might give the 2015 Tour de France a miss but, according to Sean Kelly, another factor is likely the real reason. “I think the Tour organisation took a risk last year of doing the cobbles and […]

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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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World championships: Froome, Wiggins, Armitstead and Garner in Great Britain lineup

Vuelta a España champion Alberto Contador (Tinkoff Saxo) has already said he won’t take part in the world road race championships due to his belief that the course doesn’t suit him, but the runner-up in that race, Chris Froome, won’t follow suit. He has been confirmed today as taking part in the race. The 2013 […]

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Contador sets up Vuelta GC win with victory on final mountain stage

Vuelta a España race leader Alberto Contador underlined what is surely his overall victory in the event when he raced to solo success on the final mountain stage of the race, the Puerto de Ancares. The Tinkoff Saxo rider resisted all of the expected attacks by closest rival Chris Froome (Sky) on the last climb, […]

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Rest Day Ride With Chris Froome

On the last rest day of the Vuelta a Espana GCN’s Daniel Lloyd catches up for a ride with Chris Froome who is in the thick of the GC action coming into the final week of the race.

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Contador bolsters race lead with solo victory on Vuelta’s queen stage

Responding in the best way possible after being stubbornly marked and unaided by Alejandro Valverde and Joaquim Rodriguez on the final climb of Sunday’s stage, Alberto Contador proved a point when he raced to a solo victory on Monday’s sixteenth stage of the race. Valverde and Rodriguez also suffered at the hands of Chris Froome, […]

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