Rigoberto Urán

Two time Giro d’Italia runner-up Uran joins Cannondale-Garmin

Following on from the recent announcement that Pierre Rolland will be joining the squad, Cannondale-Garmin has announced that the 2013 and 2014 Giro d’Italia runner-up Rigoberto Uran will also be part of the team next season. Currently riding with the Etixx – Quick-Step setup, Uran is moving across after a successful two years there. He […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Tom Dumoulin takes Vuelta lead after summit victory on stage 9; Lizzie Armitstead wins GP de Plouay-Bretagne World Cup; Alexander Kristoff wins GP Ouest France – Plouay; Marc Soler wins the Tour de l’Avenir, Jack Haig second overall; Tony Martin secures overall victory in the […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Chaves takes stage win and red leader’s jersey for Orica-GreenEdge on stage two of the Vuelta a España; Andre Greipel wins Vatenfalls Cyclassics; Rohan Dennis secures overall victory in the USA Pro Challenge; Jolien d’Hoore sprints to Vårgårda victory to pull on World Cup leader’s […]

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Cavendish, Uran, Martin and Kwiatkowski lead strong Etixx-QuickStep selection for Tour de France

One day after it was confirmed that Marcel Kittel will not compete in this year’s Tour de France, the lineup that Mark Cavendish and his team hope will bring him closer to Eddy Merckx’s all time Tour stage win record of 34 victories has been named. The Etixx-QuickStep formation for the Tour is not just […]

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Formolo wins solo on stage 4 of the Giro, Clarke takes the overall lead; Tom Skujins soloes to victory on stage three of the Tour of California; Uran sufferers blow in Giro d’Italia, podium chances take a knock; Clarke continues Orica-GreenEdge’s monopoly of Maglia Rosa; Team Sky’s […]

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Uran sufferers blow in Giro d’Italia, podium chances take a knock

Second in the past two editions of the Giro d’Italia, Rigoberto Uran’s chances of improving on that – or even of finishing on the podium this year – took a blow on Tuesday’s fourth stage when he lost contact with the other GC contenders and conceded time to them. The Etixx-QuickStep rider was distanced when […]

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2015 Giro d’Italia preview

It’s time for the first Grand Tour of the season. The 98th edition of the Giro d’Italia starts this Saturday and with a strong field and a very interesting course, we should be in for quite a show over the next three weeks. Mikkel Conde prepared this preview. The route Like last year, the 2015 […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Santambrogio tests positive again while serving doping ban; MPCC states that six member teams face auto-suspensions if repeat doping cases occur; Uran decides on ambitious Giro/Tour dual programme for 2015; Jack Bobridge on his hour record attempt; RCS Sport reveals tough Tirreno-Adriatico for 2015; Look […]

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Uran decides on ambitious Giro/Tour dual programme for 2015

Giro d’Italia runner-up Rigoberto Uran is set to target both the Tour de France and the Giro in 2015, with the Colombian deciding on a dual programme in conjunction with his Etixx-QuickStep team. Uran has placed second in the past two editions of the Giro and likes the look of the 2015 event. “I saw […]

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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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