Alex Howes

Live stream and race preview: 2016 US men’s national road and TT championships

America’s top professional road cyclists are headed to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, for the 2016 Volkswagen Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships this Friday and Saturday. The championships are not only a chance to vie for the coveted stars-and-stripes jerseys, but also to make a final push for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. CyclingTips is happy […]

Alex Howes diary: You could just feel the fear

The caws of the ravens echoed off the canyon walls before finally bouncing off into the rich blue sky. Once they escaped, there was nothing — just me, and the canyon. Laying back, staring upward, I let my feet dangle above the abyss, and for the first time in months, felt myself really breathe. Alone, finally, […]


Alex Howes diary: Racing on ‘home roads’

Have you seen the start list for Volta a Catalunya? Chris Froome, Nairo Quintana, Fabio Aru, Dan Martin, Tejay van Garderen, Richie Porte, Tom Dumoulin… The list is insane. Virtually every GC hitter is there. Yeah, even Alberto Contador. However, if you live in North America or Australia, there is a decent chance you have […]


Alex Howes diary: Lost, then found

When you think of Europe, what’s the first thought that crosses your mind? If you’re from Australia or North America, once you get past thoughts of your middle-school teacher, and lectures about King Henry the 5th and D-Day landings, your mind probably starts to think of a vacation destination. Wine, cheese, castles, funny little rental […]


Alex Howes diary: Purple tights and a splash of bourbon

“How can it be this damn cold?” She looked back at me, a bit nervous about witnessing my slight loss of composure. I rarely lose composure. Almost never. Not when the seven-gallon water tanks froze solid. Not when the ‘check engine’ light came on 900 miles from home and 40 miles from the nearest… anything. Not […]


Cannondale presents “strategically designed” 2016 squad

With many of the team’s riders taking the start of races on two different continents, the Cannondale Pro Cycling Team presented its 2016 squad Monday, via a live stream webcast. The video, hosted by race announcer Brad Sohner and former professional racer Tim Johnson, included an overview of the team, several rider interviews, and a […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Matthews wins stage three of Vuelta a España, grabs overall lead; Caleb Ewan wins stage two of the Tour de l’Avenir; Martin metres from first win of season at Vuelta a España, pledges to try again; Froome 10th on stage three, Brailsford says he’s impressed […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Bouhanni wins stage 2 of the Vuelta a Espana, Valverde takes overall lead; Tejay van Garderen seals back-to-back victories at the USA Pro Challenge, Alex Howes wins final stage; Chantal Blaak wins Open de Suede Vargada, adding to TTT victory; Victory for Alexander Kristoff at […]