Simon Yates

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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Yates seeking mountain opportunity for attack, also eyeing Paris

Simon Yates was expected by some to only do a certain number of stages in the Tour de France, both because he is a first year pro and also because he is just 21 years of age. However the Orica GreenEdge rider was looking relatively fresh in this morning’s Village Depart and said he was […]

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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: Peter Sagan wins stage 3 of the Tour de Suisse; WADA says UCI followed rules over Froome corticosteroid TUE; WADA appeals to CAS for longer bans for Johan Bruyneel and two other ex-US Postal team staff; Frank Schleck out of the Tour de Suisse with […]

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