Frank Schleck

Dan Martin, van Garderen, Bouhanni and Boeckmans out of Vuelta a España after big bunch crash

Overall contenders Dan Martin and Tejay van Garderen have been forced to withdraw from the Vuelta a España as a result of a massive crash which took down many riders during Saturday’s eighth stage. The duo was amongst many fallers in the accident, which occurred with just over 50 kilometres to go. The bunch was […]

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Anti-Doping Denmark report finds Riis encouraged or tolerated doping, but Dane escapes punishment; Kittel inching back into form prior to Giant-Alpecin’s Tour roster announcement; Injury woes rule Schleck out of Tour de France, Trek Factory Racing announces squad; Van Garderen’s backup named for Tour de France, Dennis […]

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Injury woes rule Schleck out of Tour de France, Trek Factory Racing announces squad

Third, fourth and fifth in the past, a double stage winner and a former leader of the race, any possibility of Frank Schleck adding to his palmares in the Tour de France has been dashed with the announcement that he will miss this year’s event. He and the Trek Factory Racing team announced Tuesday that […]

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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 […]