Chris Horner

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Final teams announced for the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; 10 things we’ll take from the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under; Five WorldTour teams vying for Fernando Gaviria?; Horner “couldn’t believe” Airgas-Safeway Tour of California snub; The battle to keep the TDU in January; […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Pantani murder claim dashed as new finding shows no evidence of any struggle before his death; Police who investigated Pantani death open legal proceedings over recent claims; Horner inks one year deal with growing Airgas-Safeway setup; Europcar’s WorldTour license under threat?; Steegmans inks deal with […]


Horner inks one year deal with growing Airgas-Safeway setup

He faced a long wait to secure a team but Chris Horner has confirmed that he will compete with the Airgas-Safeway team in 2015, returning to a race programme based around the US circuit. Horner won the Vuelta a España in 2013 with the Leopard Trek team, but rumoured high salary demands saw he and […]


Horner to Airgas-Safeway?

The 2013 Vuelta a España winner Chris Horner has secured a team for the 2015 season and, according to media reports, the team concerned is set to make an imminent announcement. Horner’s agent Baden Cooke has been searching for several months for a ride for him for 2015, and said recently that there was a […]


UnitedHealthcare says roster is full, no place for Horner (updated)

Chris Horner’s agent Baden Cooke said this week that the rider could end up on a US-based team if a European squad they are in discussions with doesn’t agree a deal, but it appears that UnitedHealthcare is not a possible destination. The American setup was one of only two Pro Continental squads from that country […]


Cooke: Horner has one possible option in Europe, others in the US

Following Tuesday’s news that the Lampre Merida team will not renew with Chris Horner, his agent Baden Cooke has told CyclingTips that he and the rider are examining several other options for 2015. “There is a team in Europe that is a possibility,” Cooke said. “We are just waiting to hear back from that, and […]


Rocacorba Daily

Good morning and welcome to today’s Rocacorba Daily news digest. In today’s headlines: Hill takes second stage win and race lead in Tour of Southland; Van Diemen wins stage four of the Tour of Taihu Lake; Horner looking elsewhere as Lampre-Merida confirms contract won’t be renewed; La Gazzetta claims Pantani’s body could be exhumed after […]


Horner looking elsewhere as Lampre-Merida confirms contract won’t be renewed

Having held off on making a firm decision until now, the Lampre-Merida team has indicated that Chris Horner will no longer be part of the setup in 2015. The Italian WorldTour squad issued a statement Tuesday saying that the rider and the team will head in different directions at the end of the season. The […]


Horner still in limbo over 2015 contract, is in talks with two teams

As was the case at this time last year, Chris Horner finds himself in a very uncertain position: unsure whether or not he will have a pro contract come the new season. Last Autumn the American rider had just won the 2013 Vuelta a España but, despite that victory, his 42 years of age plus […]


Lampre-Merida dismisses reports that talks have ended with Chris Horner

Responding to a report Tuesday by La Gazzetta dello Sport stating that Chris Horner would not be given a contract extension for 2015, the rider’s Lampre-Merida team has denied that any decision has been made at this point in time. “I think the info that La Gazzetta released was not correct,” team spokesman Andrea Appiani […]