John Degenkolb

The Week in Bike #56 – The Apology Show

I’ll admit it—I’m human. Sometimes I get things wrong. So to make up for fifty-some-odd episodes worth of misdeeds, half-truths and false accusations, I present a show dedicated specifically to apologizing for all the snafus. We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Annalisa Cucinotta wins opening stage of Ladies Tour of Qatar; Dubai Tour: Nibali vs Valverde and Rodriguez on climbs, Cavendish and Degenkolb chasing stages; Boasson Hagen: The goal is to win more and more, including Roubaix; Full route revealed for Paris-Nice, Bradley Wiggins likely to […]

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Dubai Tour: Nibali vs Valverde and Rodriguez on climbs, Cavendish and Degenkolb chasing stages

Speaking one day before the start of the 2015 Dubai Tour, five of the top riders in the lineup have outlined their goals for the early season event. Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali is seeking to clock up his first win since taking his yellow jersey on to the Champs Elysees last July, and […]

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De Kort interview: Backing Kittel and Degenkolb in cycling’s biggest races

He’s a fast finisher in his own right, but Dutchman Koen de Kort has built his career around helping others. In recent years he’s dedicated himself to ensuring fellow Giant Shimano riders Marcel Kittel and John Degenkolb take as many wins as possible, and has been part of some considerable successes. He talks to CyclingTips […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Viviani wins Coppa Bernocchi ahead of Pozzato and Ponzi; Pozzato makes case for worlds inclusion through Coppa Bernocchi runner-up slot; Biological passport: What can teams learn from the Tiernan-Locke case?; Degenkolb hospitalised after Vuelta, will miss world championship team time trial; Glittering world championship team […]

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Degenkolb hospitalised after Vuelta, will miss world championship team time trial

One of the top favourites for the world road race championships, John Degenkolb, has been forced to withdraw from the Giant-Shimano squad for the team time trial after being hospitalised in Germany. The sprinter clocked up four stage wins plus the green jersey in the Vuelta a España, sealing the latter achievement on Sunday, but […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Fabio Aru wins his second stage at this year’s Vuelta, Chris Froome moves into second overall; Matthias Brandle claims stage 5 victory at the Tour of Britain; Vadim Galeyev wins stage 3 of the Tour of China II, takes overall lead; Sven Nys, Meredith Miller […]

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Degenkolb insists he can become even stronger for world championships

He may have taken a quartet of stage wins and be poised to equal his five victories of two years ago, but John Degenkolb is insisting that he still has room to improve in terms of his condition. The Giant-Shimano sprinter is aiming to win the world championships in Ponferrada later this month; if he […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: John Degenkolb takes his fourth sprint victory on stage 17 of the Vuelta; Michal Kwiatkowski wins Tour of Britain’s fourth stage, moves into overall lead; Rigoberto Uran out of Vuelta and will undergo specialist medical treatment to try to recover for worlds; Robert Gesink leaves […]

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Sprint victory earns Degenkolb fourth stage win, reinforces hold on green jersey

John Degenkolb clocked up his fourth stage victory of this year’s Vuelta a España at the end of stage 17 on Wednesday, blasting into A Coruña a bike length ahead of Michael Matthews (Orica GreenEdge) and Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory Racing). The Giant Shimano rider’s success lines him up for a possible repeat of his […]

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