Dan Martin

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In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Bradley Wiggins wins UK national TT title, won’t race the Tour de France; Dan Martin confirms no Tour, will focus on Vuelta and worlds; Robert Gesink returns to racing after heart surgery; Katusha announces Tour de France squad; Sam Bennett disappointed to miss out on […]


Dan Martin confirms no Tour, will focus on Vuelta and worlds

The 2013 stage winner Dan Martin has confirmed that he will miss this year’s Tour de France, electing to delay his return to stage racing after suffering a collarbone fracture in the Giro d’Italia. Although Martin has fully recovered from the shoulder issue which occurred when he crashed during the opening team time trial in […]


Video: Martin to target national championships and worlds, says Tour selection ‘difficult’

Irish pro Dan Martin has conceded that it may be difficult to gain selection for this year’s Tour de France, stating that a limitation on how soon he can compete after his collarbone injury means he will miss the Tour de Suisse and thus be short of racing. Speaking to CyclingTips in recent days at […]


Dan Martin back training after fracture: ‘I feel pretty good’

Three weeks after suffering the first fracture of his career, Dan Martin has clocked up several outdoor spins and is working towards a racing return that could potentially see him ride the Tour de France. The Irishman is tight-lipped about his chances of doing the race, saying that the Garmin-Sharp team will make its own […]


Martin undergoing further assessment today, surgery likely on fractured collarbone

One day after he crashed out of the Giro d’Italia, Dan Martin is completing the journey from the North of Ireland to Dublin in a very different manner than was originally envisaged. The Garmin Sharp rider was due to race between Armagh and Dublin tomorrow on stage three of the race, but instead he is […]


Interview with Dan Martin: Irishman speaks about Liege crash and his goals for the Giro d’Italia

Ireland’s Dan Martin will start the Giro d’Italia on Friday gunning for a top performance in the first edition of the race to start outside the European mainland. Cheered on by home fans, he has three goals in the event; the first is to take the pink jersey in the team time trial, although he […]