Chris Froome

History to be made at Tirreno-Adriatico as four key Grand Tour riders line out together for the first time

Billing it as a historic moment where the four Grand Tour winners will compete in the same race for the first time ever, the organisers of Tirreno-Adriatico have confirmed that Tour de France winners Alberto Contador, Chris Froome and Vincenzo Nibali plus the 2014 Giro d’Italia champion Nairo Quintana will all line out in the […]


Daily News Digest

Brändle wins final stage Tour of Oman, Valls takes overall Spanish climber Rafael Valls (Lampre-Merida) sealed the biggest win of his career after taking out the overall classification of the Tour of Oman, while Matthias Brandle (IAM Cycling) took the sixth and final stage. Valls took control of the race after winning the queen stage […]


Rocacorba Daily

In today’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily: Garcia scoops victory on stage three of women’s Tour de San Luis, Barnes holds lead; Froome: The thoughts of Contador training push me to work harder; Prudhomme believes Vuelta’s La Course race for women could still go ahead; More details emerge about Wiggins’ racing programme; Former Tour of […]


Froome: The thoughts of Contador training push me to work harder

Having been beaten by Alberto Contador during last year’s Vuelta a España, Chris Froome has said that he is psyched by the thoughts of the rider he considers to be his greatest rival and driven to dig in harder during training rides in order to be able to beat him. Like his Spanish rival, the […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]