Frank Schleck

A blast from the past: current and former pros as juniors

Over the next two days the best junior and U23 riders in the world will take to the streets of Richmond with the aim of becoming road race world champion. And some of the riders that are successful this weekend will surely go on to star in the pro ranks in the years to come. […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Schleck winds back the clock to win stage 16 of the Vuelta, Rodriguez into red; Petr Vakoc takes solo victory on stage 2 of the Tour of Britain; Nikias Arndt wins final stage of the Tour of Alberta, Mollema takes overall victory; Tayler Wiles secures […]


Schleck turns back the clock to win stage 16 of the Vuelta a España; Rodriguez takes over red jersey

The 2011 Tour de France podium finisher Frank Schleck took his biggest win in six years when he soloed to an impressive victory on the 16th stage of the Vuelta a España. The Trek Factory Racing rider continued a recent strong run by his team, hitting the line one minute ten seconds clear of breakaway […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]