Tinkoff Saxo

Michael Rogers: I believe a team defines its character in tough moments

Still coming to terms with the crash-enforced withdrawal of Alberto Contador two days ago, Michael Rogers has spoken about the low mood on the Tinkoff Saxo team but also the determination to still make a mark on the race. “Things could be better but we have to soldier on,” he told CyclingTips at the start […]

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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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Tinkov: If the Tour de France started tomorrow, Contador would beat Froome

Although Chris Froome was in dominant form in the recent Tour de Romandie, taking the general classification and beating Tony Martin to win the final time trial, Tinkoff Saxo team owner Oleg Tinkov has said that he believes Alberto Contador is in better condition. “If the Tour started tomorrow, I think Alberto would beat him. […]

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Video: Juul Jensen on his first Grand Tour and on Roche’s and Majka’s Giro GC chances

First time Giro participant Chris Juul Jensen is back in action today when the Giro d’Italia restarts in Italy. While the Tinkoff Saxo rider is now competing under a Danish licence, the Irish stages were a homecoming of sorts as he grew up in the country and, thanks to his Irish mother, previously competed for […]

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