Anton Cooper, the world under-23 champ, just trained two times this week but still won elite men's cross country honor at Oceania Mountain Bike Championships in Queenstown.
The Cannondale pro from North Canterbury sprang back on Sunday after being well crushed by fellow New Zealand young gun Sam Gaze in New Zealand Championships previous weekend.
He knocked out world No 8 Dan McConnell from Queenstown, Australia, after the duo pushed clear of Gaze midway via the race on spectacular Skyline course. Gaze had to stay in for 4th place.
Tinkoff-Saxo owner Tinkov is now on the lookout of a “boring & meticulous” manager such as Brailsford for his squad.
The Russian team has just fired its long-standing manager & former owner Bjarne Riis and hence the search for an able suitor & Tinkov is eyeing on somebody like the Sky manager.
The new manager would be disclosed the following week. A few days back, a statement from Tinkoff confirmed that the squad had parted with Bjarne based on mutual agreement.
In comparison to other riders such as Victoria Pendleton, Sir Bradley Wiggins and Chris Hoy, Joanna Roswell has not been able to create as much sensation as them.
She is hailed as the star which is unsung of the cycling track of Britain yet she has claimed victory in almost every track which is an achievement in itself. She is a Commonwealth Champion, European Champion and Olympic Champion.
The launch of Axeon Cycling Team was announced by the retired professional cyclist Axel Merckx on Wednesday.
The 2014’s results of the U23 program stood out among all the results till date as it was the strongest. The stage wins of Ruben Zepuntke and the GC podium of the Tour of Alberta as well as the second position finish of Greg Daniels in stage 4 of Tour of California is what gave the team such a strong report.
For the 21st time Tour de France will start outside of it. It is the city of Utrecht in Netherlands where the race will begin. Going stage by stage- the first stage is going to take place in at the time trial of individual level but is a short journey with 13.7 km. Then it is going to go to Belgium for two days.
The license commission of the International Cycling Union is all set to evaluate the anti-doping policies and management of Astana cycling team. The UCI has requested the commission to do so because of the three recent doping cases involving Astana team riders which have caused a lot of controversy in the world of cycling.
Aussie cycling zone is looking for an able successor at present as Cadel Evans declared about possible retirement plans of late. Though the riding great has not yet confirmed anything about the retirement but speculations are on that Evans is about to call quits from February 2015.
4 young riders would be reportedly representing SA at Nanjing Youth 2014 Olympics that is soon to start this weekend- the esteemed championship will commence on August 16 & continue till 28th of this month.
BMX racers Maia Rawlins & Alex Limberg, road racer Iva Venter & mountain biker Pebae (Lebo) would tackle diverse riding disciplines in Olympics team event.
It would be an interesting affair as all 4 of them are supposed to go beyond their specific comfort zones at the Ninjang which also deserves great applaud for their sheer courage.
DULT have planned out a way to lay down cycling tracks throughout Bangalore. So the enthusiasts of cycling have something to harp upon. The tracks have been segregated into three Yelahanka, HSR Layout and Jayanagar. The report has to be implemented.
Only the abundance of natural talent is not enough of a reason to explain how Lauren Bate-Lowe, the teenager from St. Helen’s went from a casual cyclist to become one of the country’s elite cyclists but she doesn’t want to spill the beans just yet and wants people to keep on guessing.
Bate-Lowe took up cycling seriously just last year and after spending just nine months on the fringes and the same experience on the track, the 14 year old made her way in to the Olympic Talent Program of British Cycling.