Thibaut Pinot

Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Degenkolb wins second consecutive Vuelta stage, Matthews retains overall lead; Ilya Davidenok wins stage 4 of the Tour de l’Avenir, Miguel Lopez moves into the overall lead; Elisa Longo Borghini wins Trophee d’Or Feminin; Back-to-back stage wins for Mark Cavendish at Tour du Poitou-Charentes; Degenkolb […]


Pinot, Sagan far from Tour de France form at Vuelta a España

The teams of both Thibaut Pinot and Peter Sagan have commented on the disappointing performances of both riders thus far in the Vuelta a España, with each squad confirming that neither rider is in the same kind of form that the showed in this year’s Tour de France. Pinot had a career-best performance in the […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Overall victory for Tim Wellens at the Eneco Tour; Nairo Quintana wins Vuelta a Burgos after queen stage victory; Anna van der Breggen leads Rabo-Liv podium clean-sweep at Ladies Tour of Norway; Steven Kruijswijk wins Arctic Race of Norway; Start-to-finish victory for Claudia Lichtenberg at […]


Pinot chasing first victory of 2014 in Vuelta a España, but says he wants to ride race ‘for fun’

Tour de France podium finisher Thibaut Pinot has said that he is heading to the Vuelta a España with no pressure, but also made clear that he has a very important goal in mind. The Frenchman finished seventh overall last year and made further progress this season, taking third in the Tour de France. He […]


Tour de France climbing speeds analysed: what does it all mean?

The dust has settled, the riders are recovering and the fans are already thinking of next year while also looking forward to a star-studded Vuelta a España. The exploits of the 2014 Tour de France still burn bright in the memory, though, and the analysis continues as to what was on show and how it […]


Stage 20 TT: riders behind Nibali set to battle for podium in Paris

Barring accident, first place in the Tour de France has already been settled prior to the stage 20 time trial. Vincenzo Nibali has more than seven minutes over his rivals and looks certain to become the first Italian victor in 16 years in Paris. He took an early advantage on stage two and has stomped […]


Former world number one Mottet optimistic about chances of French Tour win

Former top French professional Charly Mottet has hailed the strong performances of his compatriots in this year’s race, saying that he hopes France can take its first overall Tour win within the next few years. The 2014 edition has seen a number of strong performances by home riders. Thibaut Pinot (FDJ), Jean Christophe Peraud and […]


Chasing The Tour | Stage 8

You gotta love these short stages of the Tour de France. The racing was aggressive from the gun, the attacks lasted from start to finish, and the riders left everything on those seven climbs into Switzerland. Thibaut Pinot was the man of the day but tomorrow is where the race will really start to take […]