Taylor Phinney

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 […]


Phinney on his road to recovery, hopes for successful return

Speaking for the first time since his bad crash at the USA Cycling professional road championships in Chattanooga on May 26th, Taylor Phinney has said that he is making steady progress with his recovery and that he hopes to return to walking unaided and riding an exercise bike in four weeks’ time. The BMC Racing […]


WADA proposes Tramadol remains a monitored rather than a banned substance in 2015

Although there is growing concern about the use of the powerful painkiller tramadol in cycling, the World Anti Doping Agency has confirmed to CyclingTips that it is not currently envisaged that the substance will be added to the prohibited list in 2015. According to a WADA spokesperson the painkiller, which has been described by some […]


News Shorts – 9th May, 2012

Last week’s headlines in Pro Cycling news and what’s coming up… Thank you, Gerry; Roberto, che ca**o fai?; Cavendish and Phinney lick their wounds; What’s next?; Hesjedal leads the big guns; SBS Giro Television Schedule; Nuyens returns to race; Nibali waits to re-sign with Liquigas