Ryder Hesjedal

Hesjedal gauges things perfectly to overhaul Zaugg and win stage 14 of Vuelta a España

Surging forward after running second for much of the steep final kilometres, Ryder Hesjedal caught and dropped the previous leader Olivier Zaugg (Tinkoff Saxo) to win stage 14 of the Vuelta a España. The Canadian Garmin-Sharp rider had been part of a 23 man break which went clear approximately 40 kilometres into the stage, and […]

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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 […]

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Quintana shakes up Giro d’Italia, takes stage win and race lead

One day after saying that he believed his form was on the up and that it was still possible to fight for a podium place or even the overall victory in the Giro d’Italia, Nairo Quintana proved the accuracy of that assessment when he stormed into the race lead in the race. The Colombian rider […]

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Wednesday News Shorts

Here’s what’s making headlines and a preview of what is coming up… Hesjedal surprises ‘em all; Cavendish misses out on points jersey; Urán best young rider; De Gendt?; Bravo Rogers!; Wiggins trains at altitude; What’s next?

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Ryder Hesjedal’s Rocky Road To The Top

Throughout the day it seems like I’ve been in touch with half of Canada talking about Ryder Hesjedal’s Giro win. Today a long-time reader named Drew Childerhose got in touch with me to share an interview that he did with Ryder a few months ago as well as his insights on Ryder’s slow but steady […]

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