Thor Hushovd

Thor Hushovd: “I can look back at my career with a big smile”

Thor Hushovd planned to retire after the world road race championships in Ponferrada, Spain, later this month. He showed strong form in the recent Arctic Race of Norway, taking second on stages two and four, and believed he was in with a chance of worlds selection. However injury scuppered those plans and meant that he […]

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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 […]

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Hushovd: I want to show my time is not over

Dropped on stage three of the Critérium du Dauphiné and a non-starter on stage four, Thor Hushovd has accepted that he won’t ride this year’s Tour de France and said that his goal now is to work out what is wrong with his body, return to good health and prove that he still has a […]

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It Was Almost Never To Be…

On Monday’s post a reader left a comment that I found quite funny. Funny early moment was seeing Thor, Edvald and Kristoff roll of Swantson St to sign in only to be denied entry by the unwitting security guard at the barrier. Much to their bemusement the security guard both didn’t recognise them or believe […]

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