Michael Rogers

Rocacorba Daily

Lobato overpowers Impey to take stage 2 victory at the Santos Tour Down Under; Fernando Gaviria takes a second sprint victory at the Tour de San Luis; How Velon is vying to boost the value and stability of pro cycling; Campbell Flakemore breaks collarbone while riding back from Tour Down Under stage finish; Rogers loses […]


Preview: Elite men’s road race at the Australian National Road Championships

The Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships are well underway in Victoria with the criterium and time trials titles having been decided already. This weekend the riders will take to the roads of Buninyong for the road races, culminating with the elite men’s road race on Sunday. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef put together this […]


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In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Simon Gerrans out of Australian Nationals, Tour Down Under after training crash; Michael Rogers to lead Tinkoff-Saxo into the Santos Tour Down Under; New Abu Dhabi Tour confirmed, first edition to be held in October 2015; Tour de Yorkshire confirmed for 2015; Stage 6 of […]


Former winner Rogers treating Santos Tour Down Under as important goal, will lead Tinkoff Saxo team in race

Following on from a season where he gathered two stage wins in the Giro d’Italia, one in the Tour de France and also third overall in the Route du Sud, Michael Rogers has set his sights on hitting the ground running in 2015 and notching up a high overall finish in the Santos Tour Down […]


Mick Rogers interview part I: how the clenbuterol case made me a better rider

Sidelined for several months this season as a result of his positive test for clenbuterol at last year’s Japan Cup, Tinkoff Saxo rider Mick Rogers has said that while his suspension – later reversed by the UCI – was a very stressful period, that it ultimately made him a much better rider. The Australian told […]


Rogers to remain with Tinkoff-Saxo until end of 2016

Having had what was arguably the best season of his career, Michael Rogers has been given a new two year deal by his Tinkoff-Saxo team and will continue in the colours of the squad until at least the end of 2016. Rogers took two stages in the Giro d’Italia and also landed his first-ever win […]


Michael Rogers wins stage 16 after late attack off the Port de Bales

Michael Rogers (Tinkoff-Saxo) has added a Tour de France stage victory to the two wins he took at the Giro d’Italia earlier this year, attacking on a long descent to the finish of stage 16 to take a thrilling solo victory. Rogers was part of a 21-rider escape group that got away on the first […]


Michael Rogers: Nibali is ‘very superior’

Had things gone fully to plan, Tinkoff Saxo rider Michael Rogers would be riding in support of team leader Alberto Contador, pacesetting the Spaniard towards a third Tour de France victory. Instead, Contador is out of the race and Rogers has had to acknowledge that a rival is the likely winner of this year’s Tour. […]


Michael Rogers: I believe a team defines its character in tough moments

Still coming to terms with the crash-enforced withdrawal of Alberto Contador two days ago, Michael Rogers has spoken about the low mood on the Tinkoff Saxo team but also the determination to still make a mark on the race. “Things could be better but we have to soldier on,” he told CyclingTips at the start […]


Contador says surge wasn’t bid for yellow jersey, Rogers also speaks

Alberto Contador has said that the pressure he put on close to the finish of stage two of the Tour de France was simply intended to size up his opponents, and that he didn’t have the intention of trying to take the yellow jersey. The Tinkoff Saxo rider ramped up the pace 5.3 kilometres from […]