Orica-GreenEdge

Healthy hearts: why the UCI’s mandatory medical checks are important

In preparation for their 2015 season, Orica-GreenEdge last week held a training camp that saw much of the team ride from Central Victoria up to Canberra. As part of that training camp, the riders visited the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra to undertake the UCI’s mandatory annual health checks. Aaron S. Lee went […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Diego Ulissi to face disciplinary committee next month; Michael Matthews to skip Australian summer of racing; Simon Gerrans wins Oppy Medal as Australia’s best cyclist of 2014; Cycling Australia’s Tour de France Team of the Century; Kenny van Hummel announces retirement; FDJ reveals 2015 kit; […]

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Bannan impressed by Ewan thus far, says Orica GreenEdge excited to help him develop

Speaking in the wake of Caleb Ewan’s second silver medal in three years at the world road race championship, Shayne Bannan has said that he is convinced the rider has the mental attributes to match his obvious physical talent, and that a big future is ahead. Bannan is the general manager of the Orica GreenEdge […]

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Adam Blythe interview: How he clawed his way back to the WorldTour with Orica GreenEdge

After one year with a British Continental team, former Omega Pharma-QuickStep and BMC Racing Team rider Adam Blythe will return to the WorldTour next season after the confirmation of a contract with Orica GreenEdge. The 24 year old British rider has shown his speed on multiple occasions in the past and believes he will slot […]

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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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Yates to withdraw from Tour de France, team delighted with debut

He’s ridden above his 21 years thus far in the race, and was involved in several breakaways including Saturday’s alpine stage to Risoul, but Simon Yates’ goal of reaching Paris will have to wait another year. The talented British climber told CyclingTips in recent days that he hoped to complete the race but would take […]

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Bannan on Orica-GreenEdge: ‘It would be nice to get something out of the Tour, for sure’

Orica-GreenEdge manager Shayne Bannan has said that there are three prime opportunities for the team to chase a long-awaited stage win in this year’s Tour, outlining what he said were the best chances. “I think the most suited days for us now are Sunday’s stage, Tuesday’s stage and Friday’s stage,” Bannan told CyclingTips. “They are […]

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Simon Yates: ‘I am quite an ambitious guy. I like to win.”

His longest stage race before may have been eight days, he may just be a first year pro, and he might be riding his first Tour de France, but Simon Yates again was in the thick of the action Saturday, being part of the large breakaway group which animated stage fourteen. The 21 year old Orica […]

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Shayne Bannan: Gerrans is returning to form

His bid to win stage two didn’t work out due to his crash with Mark Cavendish on the opening leg of the Tour but, according to Orica GreenEdge manager Shayne Bannan, Simon Gerrans could well have a go at taking Friday’s seventh stage of the Tour de France. If that doesn’t work out, Bannan believes […]

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Orica-GreenEdge Backstage Pass: Tour de France stage 2

It was a chaotic day again with massive crowds lining the roads for the 201km journey from York to Sheffield on stage 2 of the 2014 Tour de France. Simon Gerrans felt the effects from his crash nn stage 1 so all efforts were put into Michael Albasini who rode to sixth on the stage […]

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