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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Anti-Doping Denmark report finds Riis encouraged or tolerated doping, but Dane escapes punishment; Kittel inching back into form prior to Giant-Alpecin’s Tour roster announcement; Injury woes rule Schleck out of Tour de France, Trek Factory Racing announces squad; Van Garderen’s backup named for Tour de France, Dennis […]


Injury woes rule Schleck out of Tour de France, Trek Factory Racing announces squad

Third, fourth and fifth in the past, a double stage winner and a former leader of the race, any possibility of Frank Schleck adding to his palmares in the Tour de France has been dashed with the announcement that he will miss this year’s event. He and the Trek Factory Racing team announced Tuesday that […]


Why Trek used velodrome testing to prepare for the Paris-Nice uphill time trial

The 2015 edition of Paris-Nice is currently in progress with the race set to finish on Sunday with an individual time trial up the Col d’Eze just outside of Nice. That final stage will almost certainly decide the race overall so it makes sense that teams have been preparing specifically for it. But doing that […]


How a team and its sponsors prepare equipment for the new season

For road cycling fans the new racing season brings about noticeable changes in the sport they love. Teams come and go, sponsors do too, riders change teams, and the colours and equipment of the peloton are altered in various ways. The changes come in at the start of the new year but many months of […]


Schleck takes up Trek role, preserves his link with the sport

Four months after he announced his retirement from the sport, the first mechanism of Andy Schleck’s declared intention to remain in cycling has been made more clear with a company linked to his final team announcing a new role for him. Trek Travel, an offshoot of the Trek bicycle company, has said that Schleck will […]


Trek MTBer Dan McConnell to ride the Tour Down Under: “I was very exited to hear it was possible to get a start”

He’s far better known as a mountain bike rider, having taken third in both the Commonwealth Games cross country race and this year’s World Cup plus second overall in the latter in 2013. However Dan McConnell has been confirmed as a surprise addition to Trek Factory Racing’s team for the Santos Tour Down Under, which […]


Voigt extends relationship with Trek Factory Racing, will be consultant and sports director

Recently retired competitor Jens Voigt pledged he would remain involved with cycling after hanging up his wheels; the nature of that involvement has now been clarified, with the rider and his Trek Factory Racing team announcing Wednesday how he will stay within the sport. “I’ll take on an active role in the team staff and […]


Steegmans inks deal with Trek Factory Racing, will back Classics and sprinting riders

Former Tour de France stage winner Gert Steegmans will add his sprinting speed and Classics strength to the Trek Factory racing lineup in 2015, with the 34 year old Belgian confirmed as the 27th and final signing to the American team today. Steegmans has been searching for contract after not being retained by Omega Pharma-QuickStep […]


Fränk Schleck and Zoidl extend through 2016 with Trek Factory Racing

After speculation about whether or not he would remain with the team, Fränk Schleck has been confirmed as remaining part of the Trek Factory Racing setup for another two years. The Luxembourg rider came back to racing this season after a suspension and while he hasn’t returned to his previous level of form, the 34 […]


A tour of the Trek Factory Racing service course

In this piece CyclingTips reporter Dave Everett heads to Belgium to go behind the scenes at the Trek Factory Racing service course.