Fabian Cancellara

Kittel, Haussler and Gilbert turn thoughts to Tour of Qatar

After winning performances in Australia in January, Marcel Kittel and Heinrich Haussler are travelling to another warm location prior to knuckling down to racing in Europe, and will next target strong rides in the Tour of Qatar. Both riders have been confirmed for the race, which begins on February 8 and runs for six days. […]


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Marcel Kittel sprints to victory in the Tour Down Under People’s Choice Classic; Melissa Hoskins makes it two-from-two for Orica-AIS at Santos Women’s Tour; Jamildes Fernandes wraps up Tour Femenino de San Luis; Tour Down Under preview and favourites; Haussler confident heading into Santos Tour Down Under: “I’m happy with my form”; Robert Power signs […]


Fabian Cancellara: “I want to get back racing…to kick ass and enjoy”

Becoming world road race champion for the first time, or taking the trio of Milan-Sanremo, the Ronde Van Vlaanderen and Paris-Roubaix? It’s a tantalising question, but one Fabian Cancellara is not willing to answer. The powerful Swiss rider is clear on his general goal for the 2015 season – to have a much better year […]


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In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: IAM Cycling gets WorldTour licence, Astana and Europcar must wait for decision; Vincenzo Nibali, Rui Costa, Tom Boonen and Fabian Cancellara confirmed for Tour of Oman; Péraud almost quit cycling at 20 following doping accusations; Lance Armstrong at impasse with feds over evidence; GoPro tries […]


The Week in Bike #46 – Let’s Play Pro Cyclist!

What better way to celebrate the busiest travel holiday in the US (Thanksgiving) than by sampling a bit of the professional cyclist lifestyle? Mercifully, the hotels and lack of leg room are short-term concerns, but both fans and riders seem likely to be under the thumb of cycling’s powers that be for quite a while to come. We […]


How The Season Was Won 2014

There’s more to cycling than crossing the line first—yes, winning is important, but providing critical team support, functioning well under a variety of racing conditions, and keeping the sport exciting and enjoyable to watch throughout the year are all important, too. After all, cycling’s business structure is built on the idea that people are watching. With that in mind, […]


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In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: John Degenkolb takes a third stage win at the Vuelta a Espana; Ruben Zepunkte takes victory on stage 1 of the Tour of Alberta, Jonas Ahlstrand wins stage 2; Marianne Vos takes stage 3 at the Boels Rental Ladies Tour; Tino Thomel claims stage 6 […]


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In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Martin grabs Vuelta TT victory, Contador takes over red jersey from fallen Quintana; Buts wins stage four of the Tour of China, Gradek maintains overall lead; Froome’s push for red hits a stumbling block with below-par time trial; Cancellara loses runner-up slot in Vuelta TT […]


Cancellara loses runner-up slot in Vuelta time trial due to time penalty

Initially the fastest rider in the provisional standings and then second by the end of the stage ten time trial, Fabian Cancellara was later bumped down a place to third as a result of a penalty handed down by the race judges. The Swiss rider finished 11 seconds behind his big TT rival Tony Martin, […]


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In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Sprint victory for Nacer Bouhanni in Eneco Tour stage 4; Matteo Pelucchi wins stage 2 of the Vuelta a Burgos; Audrey Cordon claims stage 5 victory in the Route de France; Gianni Meersman extends Tour de l’Ain lead with stage 2 victory; Lars Petter Nordhaug […]