Tour of Britain : Emiel Wastyn is happy with his performance

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Pic : An Post-Chainreaction

Emiel Wastyn spent the whole day in the breakaway in the first stage of the Tour of Britain. In the leading group of five riders the Belgian rider could rely on his teammate Jasper Bovenhuis. The Irish team An Post Chainreaction did a really good job. Tomorrow Jasper Bovenhuis will wear the Yodel Sprint Jersey. “I’m happy with my performance. I showed that my condition is good. I really want to show great things during the Tour of Britain. The objective was to get the Yodel Sprint Jersey in the team”, Emiel Wastyn said. Read more


Tour of Britain : Preview

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The 13th Tour of Britain starts tomorrow from Glascow with an impressive line-up. Defending champion Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data) doesn’t ride, but Sir Bradley Wiggins (Team Wiggins) and Dylan Van Baarle (Cannondale-Garmin), winners in 2013 and 2014 respectively, will start. The duo will be joined by fellow Rio 2016 Olympic medallists Elia Viviani, Owain Doull and Tom Dumoulin, plus Tour de France stage winners Steve Cummings, Dan Martin, Tony Martin and Rohan Dennis. The sprinters Mark Cavendish and André Greipel will fight againt Dylan Groenewegen and Giacomo Nizzolo. At the Belgian side Xandro Meurisse, Sean De Bie, Loic Vliegen and Jens Debusschere will also be at the start of this race. Read more


The Next Colombian Cycling Stars – Part 4

The next Colombian cycling starIn the last few years Colombian cycling has grown a lot and besides winning over the hearts of the Colombians the Colombian riders have managed to win the hearts of a lot of international cycling fans. Riders such as Nairo Quintana, Rigoberto Uran, Sergio Luis Henao, Esteban Chaves, Carlos Betancur and Julian Arredondo have joined World Tour teams and get great results at the highest level in the sport. Still there is a lot more up and coming talent in Colombia and it looks like the “domination” of the South American country will only grow in the years to follow. That is why we will have a look at some of the most promising Colombian talents, some of them are already pro while others still have a long way to go. All of the riders below are born in 1994 or later which would make the riders eligible to still ride U23 races. Read more


The Next Colombian Cycling Stars – Part 3

The next Colombian cycling starIn the last few years Colombian cycling has grown a lot and besides winning over the hearts of the Colombians the Colombian riders have managed to win the hearts of a lot of international cycling fans. Riders such as Nairo Quintana, Rigoberto Uran, Sergio Luis Henao, Esteban Chaves, Carlos Betancur and Julian Arredondo have joined World Tour teams and get great results at the highest level in the sport. Still there is a lot more up and coming talent in Colombia and it looks like the “domination” of the South American country will only grow in the years to follow. That is why we will have a look at some of the most promising Colombian talents, some of them are already pro while others still have a long way to go. All of the riders below are born in 1994 or later which would make the riders eligible to still ride U23 races. Read more


The Next Colombian Cycling Stars – Part 2

The next Colombian cycling starIn the last few years Colombian cycling has grown a lot and besides winning over the hearts of the Colombians the Colombian riders have managed to win the hearts of a lot of international cycling fans. Riders such as Nairo Quintana, Rigoberto Uran, Sergio Luis Henao, Esteban Chaves, Carlos Betancur and Julian Arredondo have joined World Tour teams and get great results at the highest level in the sport. Still there is a lot more up and coming talent in Colombia and it looks like the “domination” of the South American country will only grow in the years to follow. That is why we will have a look at some of the most promising Colombian talents, some of them are already pro while others still have a long way to go. All of the riders below are born in 1994 or later which would make the riders eligible to still ride U23 races. Read more


The Next Colombian Cycling Stars – Part 1

The next Colombian cycling starIn the last few years Colombian cycling has grown a lot and besides winning over the hearts of the Colombians the Colombian riders have managed to win the hearts of a lot of international cycling fans. Riders such as Nairo Quintana, Rigoberto Uran, Sergio Luis Henao, Esteban Chaves, Carlos Betancur and Julian Arredondo have joined World Tour teams and get great results at the highest level in the sport. Still there is a lot more up and coming talent in Colombia and it looks like the “domination” of the South American country will only grow in the years to follow. That is why we will have a look at some of the most promising Colombian talents, some of them are already pro while others still have a long way to go. All of the riders below are born in 1994 or later which would make the riders eligible to still ride U23 races. Read more


Il Lombardia 2015 – Preview

Il LombardiaThe last World Tour race of 2015 is Il Lombardia, one of the five monumental one day races. The Italian classic is a hard race made for riders who are good on the long hills and the short climbs. The route looks great, the field looks amazing and rain is predicted so it should be a good race to watch! Read more


World Championship Richmond 2015 – Road Race Preview

WK RRIt is time again for the most important one day race of the year, the World Championships. This year the race is in Richmond (USA) and the course suits the classic riders. The riders face a 16K long lap which they have to ride 16 times. The course is mainly flat but in the last 4K of the lap there are 3 hills (two of them with cobbles), it could come down to a sprint but an oppertunist is certainly in with a shot aswell Read more


World Championship Richmond 2015 – ITT Preview

WK ITTIt is time again for the most important Individual Time Trial of the year, the World Championships. Last year Bradley Wiggins became World Champion, but he won’t be here to defend his title. There are three main favourites for the 2015 ITT World title. Those three are; Tony Martin who already won the WC ITT in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and Rohan Dennis + Tom Dumoulin who hope to win the title for the first time in their careers. Read more


Vuelta a Espana 2015 Preview – Stage 21

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The Vuelta a Espana 2015 finishes with a short and flat stage in Madrid. The sprinters that are still in this race have all been looking at this stage for a while and their teams should make sure it will end in a sprint. The stage is 97.8K long and will start with a short victory parade so the teams with sprinters should have no trouble controlling the attacks. Read more