Nairo Quintana

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Mark Cavendish wins a second consecutive stage at the Presidential Tour of Turkey; Froome, Nibali and Quintana to headline Tour de Romandie; Adam Hansen sets his sights on a new Grand Tour record; Michal Kwiatkowski keen to extend with Etixx-Quick-Step; Wiggins to face off against […]


History to be made at Tirreno-Adriatico as four key Grand Tour riders line out together for the first time

Billing it as a historic moment where the four Grand Tour winners will compete in the same race for the first time ever, the organisers of Tirreno-Adriatico have confirmed that Tour de France winners Alberto Contador, Chris Froome and Vincenzo Nibali plus the 2014 Giro d’Italia champion Nairo Quintana will all line out in the […]


Wiggins’ path to Paris-Roubaix and Sky swansong outlined, Quintana also for cobbles

Set to move to the new Wiggins team after riding Paris-Roubaix, Bradley Wiggins’ final Team Sky racing programme has been outlined and will see the Briton get things underway later this month. According to the Het Nieuwsblad newspaper, the Briton will begin racing in the Challenge Mallorca races. The first of those is on January […]


Rocacorba Daily

In today’s edition of the Rocacorba news digest: Quintana to defend title by beginning his season in Tour de San Luis; Book extract: ‘Pantani: Debunking the Murder Myth’; Storey confirmed as first rider to take on long-standing women’s hour record; Dowsett next to mount challenge on men’s record?; Torku-Sekerspor team becomes probationary member of MPCC; […]


Quintana to defend title by beginning his season in Tour de San Luis

Defending champion Nairo Quintana has been confirmed as starting the 2015 Tour de San Luis, with the Movistar rider deciding to once again begin his season in the Argentinean event. Although the Colombian’s main goal of the Tour de France will take place over five months later, team manager Eusebio Unzue isn’t ruling out the […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Yet another doping positive for an Astana-linked rider; Wheel designer Steve Hed dead at 59; German broadcasters to reconsider showing the Tour de France; Orica renews sponsorship of Orica-GreenEdge; Victor Hugo Peña – Quintana has what it takes to win the Tour; Interview with Lance […]


Victor Hugo Peña: Quintana has what it takes to win the Tour

Former Tour de France yellow jersey Victor Hugo Peña has said that he is confident that his fellow Colombian Nairo Quintana has what it takes to win the Tour de France, but that it is impossible to say it is guaranteed to happen. The ex-professional has competed alongside the 2014 Giro d’Italia winner in the […]


How The Season Was Won 2014

There’s more to cycling than crossing the line first—yes, winning is important, but providing critical team support, functioning well under a variety of racing conditions, and keeping the sport exciting and enjoyable to watch throughout the year are all important, too. After all, cycling’s business structure is built on the idea that people are watching. With that in mind, […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: John Degenkolb takes a third stage win at the Vuelta a Espana; Ruben Zepunkte takes victory on stage 1 of the Tour of Alberta, Jonas Ahlstrand wins stage 2; Marianne Vos takes stage 3 at the Boels Rental Ladies Tour; Tino Thomel claims stage 6 […]


Successful surgery for Quintana but no more racing this season

The possibility of Nairo Quintana riding the world road race championships or later races such as the Tour of Beijing or Il Lombardia has definitely been ruled out after the Colombian underwent surgery in the Clínica San Miguel in Pamplona on Thursday. The Movistar rider crashed out of the Vuelta a España on Tuesday after […]