John Degenkolb

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 […]

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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 […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Peter Sagan takes a second Tour de Suisse stage victory; Jolien d’Hoore wins stage 2 of the Aviva Women’s Tour, Lisa Brennauer retains overall lead; Andre Greipel sprints to stage 1 win at the Ster ZLM Toer; Steven Tronet takes a surprise win on stage […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Andre Greipel wins stage 6 of the Giro, Contador injured but retains lead; Mark Cavendish wins again at the Tour of California; John Degenkolb claims stage 2 of Bayern Rundfahrt, takes overall lead; Kirsten Wild takes back-to-back stage wins at the Tour of Chongming Island; […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the Daily New Digest: Tour of Turkey and Giro d’Italia for Boonen as Belgian returns to racing, Cavendish also for Turkey; Kreuziger’s CAS hearings in UCI/WADA cases to begin in June; UCI confirms disc brakes to debut in peloton this August; Armstrong to come out of retirement for second time; […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Degenkolb – “I am definitely targeting the world championship”; Degenkolb on Roubaix success – “Now was the moment…all or nothing”; UCI to investigate Paris-Roubaix train incident and Pais Vasco crash; French railway seeks legal action against Roubaix riders; How the Race was Won – Paris-Roubaix; […]

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Giant-Alpecin CEO Spekenbrink: “When you don’t have passion for this, you should be out of cycling”

Racing for several years as one of the smaller teams on the world stage, needing invites to the Grand Tours and other top events and only turning WorldTour in 2013, the Giant Alpecin team confirmed its arrival at the top of the sport on Sunday when John Degenkolb won his second Monument of the season. […]

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Degenkolb: “I am definitely targeting the world championship”

Victorious at Milan-San Remo and at Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix, John Degenkolb is taking a break from racing to recover but intends rebuilding form afterwards and targeting some big goals a little later this year. One of those is the world road race championships in Richmond, Virginia. It is being held on a course that many say […]

Degenkolb on Roubaix success: “Now was the moment…all or nothing”

What was likely the vital moment in Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix came close to the end when John Degenkolb made an important gamble. Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing Team) and Yves Lampaert (Etixx-QuickStep) had pushed clear and Degenkolb faced the choice of waiting to see if those in his group would chase, or risking all, digging deep […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: John Degenkolb wins Paris-Roubaix; Joaquim Rodriguez wins Vuelta al Pais Vasco; Lisa Brennauer wins Energiewacht Tour; Ramunas Navardauskas wins Circuit Cycliste Sarthe; Alex Edmondson wins U23 Tour of Flanders; Paddy Bevin wins men’s Jayco Adelaide Tour; Michaela Parsons wins women’s Jayco Adelaide Tour; UCI to […]

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