Froome, Quintana, Horner, Evans, Cavendish, Sagan amongst riders expected for Vuelta
Boasting a provisional start list which rivals or possibly even exceeds the level of that shown in the recent Tour de France, the upcoming Vuelta a España looks set to be a massive battle between some of the top names in the sport. The 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome (Sky), the runner up […]
Cavendish: Is the Eddy Merckx Tour stage record still beatable?
It seems like a distant memory now, but just a couple of years ago it appeared almost a foregone conclusion that Mark Cavendish would beat Eddy Merckx’s record of 34 stage wins and become the most successful Tour stage hunter of all time. Such was the momentum set by the British sprinter that it seemed […]
Renshaw: ‘I dream about the Champs Elysees…it would be magical if I could win there’
Australian sprinter Mark Renshaw has been banging on the door of a strong sprint results thus far in the Tour de France. He’s stepped up following the stage one crash of team leader Mark Cavendish, replacing the injured Briton as the protected rider and enjoying the support of the Omega Pharma-Quick Step team. While he’s […]
Renshaw and Petacchi – Cav’s a nudist
Mark Renshaw and Alessandro Petacchi talk about all the reasons they miss Mark Cavendish after his crash and leaving the Tour de France, as well as a few reasons why they don’t.
Cavendish video: ‘You crash, you get injuries; you have to get on with it’
Mark Cavendish has said that in addition to regaining lost sharpness when he returns to racing, that there is a possibility that it will also take some time to get back his nerves in terms of sprinting at the end of pro races. The Briton crashed hard on the opening stage of the Tour de […]
Cavendish facing six weeks out as surgery deemed necessary
Mark Cavendish faces a long period of time away from racing after it was confirmed that he will undergo surgery today on the shoulder he injured on stage one of the Tour de France. The British sprinter suffered a separated shoulder in the crash, which occurred when he and Orica-GreenEdge’s Simon Gerrans collided within sight […]