Frank Schleck

Why Trek used velodrome testing to prepare for the Paris-Nice uphill time trial

The 2015 edition of Paris-Nice is currently in progress with the race set to finish on Sunday with an individual time trial up the Col d’Eze just outside of Nice. That final stage will almost certainly decide the race overall so it makes sense that teams have been preparing specifically for it. But doing that […]

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Schleck forced to abandon Paris-Nice plans

Previously intending to take part in Paris-Nice, the lingering effects of the crash Frank Schleck suffered last month in the Vuelta a Andalucia Ruta del Sol means that the Luxembourg rider has now been forced to abandon that goal. Schleck was one of the worst affected in a fall towards the end of the opening […]

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My First Race – Part 1

We often forget that everyone started at the same place as cyclists. Almost none of us won our first race, none of us looked the part, and some of us didn’t even finish. But they all have one thing in common: they had a crack, and kept on trying. In the first of this ongoing […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Cancellara wins stage two of Tour of Oman; Meersman scoops first stage of Volta ao Algarve; Contador holds race lead heading into day two of Vuelta a Andalucia; 1984 world champion Claude Criquielion passes away at 58 years of age; Deep muscular injury for Frank Schleck after […]

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Updated: Deep muscular injury for Frank Schleck after Vuelta a Andalucia crash

Hoping for a solid performance in the race after netting a solid ninth in the Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana last month, Frank Schleck instead was forced to drop out of the first stage of the Vuelta a Andalucía due to a big crash. The Trek Factory Racing rider was one of the worst affected in […]

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Rocacorba Daily

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 […]

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Fränk Schleck and Zoidl extend through 2016 with Trek Factory Racing

After speculation about whether or not he would remain with the team, Fränk Schleck has been confirmed as remaining part of the Trek Factory Racing setup for another two years. The Luxembourg rider came back to racing this season after a suspension and while he hasn’t returned to his previous level of form, the 34 […]

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Trek Factory Racing rejects rumours of bio passport case against Andy Schleck

The Trek Factory Racing Team has responded to rumours circulating in the French media and on Twitter about a biological passport case against its rider Andy Schleck, saying that such reports are completely unfounded. “We don’t take it seriously. We haven’t heard anything, had no indications from the UCI, so we are not worried,” a […]

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Schleck scraped and bruised after crash but will continue

Despite media suggestions on Twitter that Andy Schleck cannot bend his knee after falling close to the end of today’s third stage of the Tour de France, his Trek Factor Racing team has said that the rider’s condition is not too serious after his crash and that he will continue in the race. “We are […]

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Andersen: Andy Schleck’s return to the top depends on him remaining motivated

Trek Factory Racing directeur sportif Kim Andersen has hinted that the reason for Andy Schleck’s ongoing reduction in form is due to the rider’s motivation levels, but believes that if he can remain focussed, that he can return to the top. The Dane is close to both of the Schleck brothers and has seen both […]

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