John Degenkolb

How to wear a cycling cap? Team Giant Alpecin shows you…

How to wear a cycling cap? Listen to team Giant-Alpecin riders Luka Mezgec, John Degenkolb and Warren Barguil on the secrets and traditions of wearing the cycling cap. This simple garment, beautifully marrying form and function, has never gone out of style. Cap, biretta, petje, casquette…whatever you want to call it, there’s many ways to […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Sacha Modolo leads the Tour of Hainan after stage 6; Sean Lake wins back-to-back Grafton to Inverell titles; Georgia Baker wins the Tour of the Goldfields, Ruth Corset secures overall NRS title; John Degenkolb wins Saitama Criterium; How extreme weather protocols will impact the 2016 […]


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 […]

Daily News Digest

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 […]


Daily News Digest

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 […]