Marcel Kittel

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Marcel Kittel out of Tour de France as Giant-Alpecin confirms lineup; Vaughters on Cannondale-Garmin’s Tour approach: “Mix it up a bit, throw in some crazy tactics”; Chris Froome admits missed drug test and blames zealous hotel staff; Matthews’ 2015 Tour de France path avoids risky […]

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Kittel on Tour non-selection: Not being nominated is without doubt the most difficult time of my career

Giving his thoughts in detail after his Giant-Alpecin team stated earlier on Thursday that he would not be part of the lineup for the Tour de France, Marcel Kittel has offered a strong indication that the decision was not his own and that he believes that he should have been given a berth in the […]

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Kittel out of Tour de France as Giant-Alpecin confirms lineup for race; Degenkolb and Barguil to chase stages

The will-he, won’t-he about Marcel Kittel’s Tour de France particatipation has finally been settled by his Giant Alpecin team, with the German squad confirming that the eight time stage winner will miss the race this year. Kittel has struggled with the effects of a virus for much of the season and while he returned to […]

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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 […]

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Greg Henderson: “We will go in 100 per cent fit, there are no excuses in the Tour”

If there is a moment that highlights Greg Henderson’s ability as a rider, it is his showing inside the final kilometre of stage six of this year’s Giro d’Italia. Hurtling towards the line, the Lotto Soudal team was intent on putting Andre Greipel in a position to take the stage, the 13th Grand Tour win […]

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Kittel’s prospects looking better for Tour de France

Marcel Kittel’s difficult season has led to suggestions lately that he might even miss the Tour de France, but the chances of that appear to be fading fast as the effects of his recent training camp show their benefits. The Giant-Alpecin rider did a high altitude block in Sierra Nevada and then clocked up his […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Chris Froome wins the Criterium du Dauphine; Tom Dumoulin leads the Tour de Suisse after two stages; Caleb Ewan wins the Tour de Korea; Kasia Niewiadoma wins Euskal Emakumeen Bira; Jolien d’Hoore wins the Diamond Tour; Tom Boonen wins the Rund um Köln; Chris Froome […]

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Kittel loses key component from his sprint train for Tour de France

Already facing a big battle himself to try to be ready for the Tour de France, Marcel Kittel’s prospects of taking more stage wins have run into an additional complications with the news that team-mate Tom Veelers will be forced to miss the race. The German’s Giant-Alpecin team has confirmed that the Dutchman will not […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Romain Bardet wins stage 5 of the Dauphine, Van Garderen climbs into overall lead; Alexander Kristoff wins GP du canton d’Argovie; Caleb Ewan takes a third stage at the Tour de Korea, extends overall lead; Megan Guarnier wins Euskal Emakumeen Bira stage one, Kasia Niewiadoma […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Jonas Ahlstrand wins stage 2 of the Four Days of Dunkirk; Van Avermaet ‘happy nightmare is over’ as doping charges dismissed; BMC Racing Team rider Lodewyck out of Giro d’Italia due to heart concerns; Velon on-bike footage to feature on eight of the Giro d’Italia’s […]

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