Both Tinkoff-Saxo directeur sportif Bjarne Riis and his BMC Racing Team equivalent Allan Peiper have expressed confidence in their respective GC leaders for this Tour de France, saying that each rider has done things well since the Critérium du Dauphiné to arrive in good shape. The duo had contrasting fortunes in the French event; Contador […]
In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Diego Ulissi tests positive for salbutemol; Andy Schleck interview – “The criticism is sometimes a big issue”; Alejandro Valverde takes the backroads to the Tour de France; Fabian Cancellara wins his ninth Swiss ITT title; Michal Kwiatkowski wins Polish TT championship; Annamiek Van Vleuten takes […]
American Tour de France contender Tejay van Garderen has said that he intends being close to his top form in this year’s Critérium du Dauphiné, choosing to go into that Tour de France warm-up event aiming for the best possible result rather than holding back for the Tour. The BMC Racing Team rider spoke Tuesday […]
The third edition of the USA Pro Challenge finished this morning (Melbourne time) after seven entertaining stages in the US state of Colorado. Tejay van Garderen won the overall title while Peter Sagan dominated the sprints, winning four of the race’s seven stages. Photographer Wil Matthews was there to capture all the action.