Orica-GreenEdge

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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Orica-GreenEdge Backstage Pass: Tour de France stage 1

Monster crowds cheered the riders as the tackled the 190km journey from Leeds to Harrogate with British Orica-GreenEdge rider Simon Yates meeting the Royal Family before the start. It was a chaotic finish to the stage with Simon Gerrans crashing in the final but luckily not sustaining injuries to prevent a start in stage 2. […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Nothing illegal found in Paris-Roubaix roadside drug vial; Orica-GreenEdge reveals Tour de France team, including Simon Yates; Astana reveals Tour de France team in support of Vincenzo Nibali; Teamlists for the Giro Rosa; Could Bradley Wiggins return to Garmin?; Stefan Küng signs for BMC; Trek […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest we look at the weekend’s biggest stories in pro cycling. Here’s what you’ll find inside: National Championships wrap-up coming soon; Roman Kreuziger sidelined after biological passport problem; Thor Hushovd to retire at the end of the season; Taylor Phinney’s recovery progressing ahead of schedule; Brad […]

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Bannan plays down talk of Wiggins or Evans moving to Orica-GreenEdge

Orica-GreenEdge general manager Shayne Bannan has spoken about recent reports linking Bradley Wiggins and Cadel Evans to possible moves to Orica GreenEdge, playing down such speculation. The Australian reiterates that the team’s goal is to become a squad that can contend for Grand Tours, but suggests that project is something that could still be a […]

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Tuft says Orica GreenEdge’s objective is to look after Michael Matthews, Australian squad wants more success

Relaxed and beaming with pride after taking the Maglia Rosa on yesterday’s opening stage of the Giro d’Italia, Svein Tuft has said that the team will look to continue the momentum it showed on stage win and chase more success during the race. The Canadian rider was first across the line at the end of […]

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