John Degenkolb

Preview: elite men’s World Championships road race

The 2015 Road World Championships culminate this Sunday with the elite men’s road race. Contested over 261.4km, the race will determine who gets to wear the coveted rainbow bands for the next 12 months. So, what’s the course like? And who are the contenders? Mikkel Conde put together the following preview. The route The day […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s Daily News Digest: Villumsen finally steps up to gold medal position in elite women’s world championship time trial; Appelt take junior men’s time trial at world road race championships; Three year WorldTour licences and new races amongst new reform of cycling announced by UCI; Cavendish confirmed as official ambassador of Abu Dhabi Tour […]


The Class of 2010: the incredible talent of the Geelong Worlds U23 road race

Michael Matthews and John Degenkolb are among the hot favourites for the elite men’s road race at the Road World Champions in Richmond this Sunday. Both have developed in recent years to become among the best riders in the world and, interestingly, both finished on the podium in the U23 men’s road race at the […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Fabio Aru wins the Vuelta a España, John Degenkolb claims the final stage; Tim Wellens wins the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal; Rigoberto Uran wins the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec; Edvald Boasson Hagen claims his second Tour of Britain title; Shelley Olds wins La […]


Degenkolb takes final stage of Vuelta a España, Aru seals first Grand Tour victory

Ending the Vuelta on a high note for a Giant-Alpecin team disappointed at the last-minute dethroning of Tom Dumoulin in the general classification battle, John Degenkolb sprinted to victory in Madrid on Sunday evening. The German rider picked up his first victory since stage five of the Bayern Rundfahrt in May, going from a long […]

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In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: D’Hoore takes stage one of Boels Rentals Ladies Tour; Rogers awarded 2004 Olympic bronze medal; Cavendish move to MTN-Qhubeka would require Briton to bring sponsor; Dumoulin still can’t believe Vuelta performance, Degenkolb says sensations are good before world championships; Quintana: I’m tired after the Tour but I […]


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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Tom Boonen sprints to stage 3 Eneco Tour victory; Nacer Bouhanni wins stage 1 of the Tour de l’Ain; Elisa Longo Borghini solos to stage 3 win at La Route de France; Schweizer leads Tour of the Great South Coast after two stages; FDJ sends […]


Degenkolb leads Giant-Alpecin for Vuelta a España, alternative programme for Kittel

Although he missed the Tour de France and didn’t ride the Giro d’Italia, Marcel Kittel will not be part of the Giant-Alpecin team for the Vuelta a España. The lineup of the squad was announced today and John Degenkolb, who was the team’s designated sprinter in the Tour, will once ahead head the team in […]


Degenkolb insists points classification is not over

RODEZ, France (CT) – He may have started stage 13 with 201 points, a full 53 off that of Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) and 51 behind Andre Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) but John Degenkolb insisted prior to the drop of the flag that there was still a chance to win the green jersey classification. The Giant-Alpecin rider is […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: John Degenkolb hungry for maiden Tour stage win, won’t target green jersey; Tinkov ready to boycott Le Tour in 2016; Utrecht police cancel Tour de France protest ride; Velon enters partnership and content capture deal with GoPro; Dimension Data to bring live rider-tracking to Le […]