Taylor Phinney

Cookson: UCI wants to see if it can introduce its own Tramadol ban

Commenting after a recent statement by the World Anti Doping Agency that it will once again decline to ban the potent painkiller Tramadol, Brian Cookson has said that the UCI itself is looking into potentially tackling the issue. “This is very frustrating for us, and this is something that I have asked our legal people […]


The Class of 2010: the incredible talent of the Geelong Worlds U23 road race

Michael Matthews and John Degenkolb are among the hot favourites for the elite men’s road race at the Road World Champions in Richmond this Sunday. Both have developed in recent years to become among the best riders in the world and, interestingly, both finished on the podium in the U23 men’s road race at the […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Mads Würtz wins U23 men’s ITT world title; Chloe Dygert takes gold in junior women’s ITT world championships; Tony Martin confirms shot at hour record, but not in 2016; Season over for Mark Cavendish after shoulder surgery; Giorgia Bronzini and Elisa Longo Borghini renew with […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Dumoulin dominates Vuelta stage 17 time trial, moves back into red jersey; Fernando Gaviria sprints to stage 3 win at the Tour of Britain; Amalie Dideriksen wins stage 2 of the Lotto Belgium Tour; Consistency key to Bevin joining WorldTour ranks; Why Taylor Phinney won’t […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: D’Hoore takes stage one of Boels Rentals Ladies Tour; Rogers awarded 2004 Olympic bronze medal; Cavendish move to MTN-Qhubeka would require Briton to bring sponsor; Dumoulin still can’t believe Vuelta performance, Degenkolb says sensations are good before world championships; Quintana: I’m tired after the Tour but I […]


Taylor Phinney still on the recovery path despite comeback success

Taylor Phinney has avoided saying he is ‘back’ despite a hugely successful return to racing; a return that is set to continue at the Tour of Britain from next week. The 25-year-old has earmarked the race on a program that could also include the UCI Road World Championships on home soil after being sidelined through […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Pelucchi triumphs again in Tour de Pologne, Kittel retains yellow; Boom wins stage one of the Tour of Denmark; Kocjan sprints to victory on stage two of the Tour of Utah; Mont Ventoux tipped to return to Tour de France in 2016; Commentary: Oleg Tinkov’s racist tweet; […]


Phinney stuns with near-win in comeback race

He’s been out of competition for 62 weeks as a result of a devastating crash at the 2014 US Pro championships, but Taylor Phinney showed he has worked hard and is motivated when he almost won his comeback event. The BMC Racing Team rider was strong enough to bridge across to a four man break […]


Phinney speaks on eve of competitive return: “I feel great”

He’s been out of competition for 62 weeks following a near career-ending crash in the US national championships but Taylor Phinney has spoken with optimism prior to his return to action on Monday in the Tour of Utah. “I feel great. My weight is good and all of my power numbers are pretty good. I […]


Taylor Phinney returns to racing at Tour of Utah

Taylor Phinney has announced that he’ll be returning to racing at the Tour of Utah this Monday. The former world pursuit champion and two-time national time trial champion will make his return to racing at the seven-day stage race. Happy to announce that I'll be racing the Tour of Utah, starting Monday. Thank you to […]