Alexander Kristoff

Cavendish takes sprint finale in Sacramento, Alaphilippe seals California victory

The final finish line of the 2016 Amgen Tour of California delivered two winners — Mark Cavendish freelanced his way to a sprint win ahead of Peter Sagan, while Julian Alaphilippe sealed his victory on the general classification exactly one year after losing the California overall on the final stage due to time bonuses. “It’s just […]

Kristoff wins a wild one in Santa Rosa as Alaphilippe defends California lead

SANTA ROSA, CA (CT) — Race leader Julian Alaphilippe was isolated, alongside four BMC Racing riders including second-place Rohan Dennis, after only 60 kilometres. World champion Peter Sagan was alone, at the front of the race, with 60 kilometres to go. The possibilities seemed endless halfway through Stage 7 of the Amgen Tour of California, a […]


Amgen Tour of California stage 7 video highlights

Alexander Kristoff sprinted to his first ever victory in the Amgen Tour of California just ahead of Peter Sagan in a sprint finish in downtown Santa Rosa. Click here for the full report and results from stage 7 of the 2016 Amgen Tour of California.

King of the breakaway: Cannondale on top at Amgen Tour of California

American Ben King (Cannondale) took a thrilling victory in stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California into Santa Clarita, as the remnants of the stage’s breakaway narrowly survived the fast-closing peloton. The win had a much deeper meaning for King after he had to battle back from a broken leg in January suffered during […]

Preview: What you need to know about the 2016 Amgen Tour of California

SAN DIEGO (CT) — Beginning on Sunday, for an eleventh straight year, the Amgen Tour of California will be the highest-profile UCI stage race held on North American soil. The race, which began in 2006 and has held the same title sponsor throughout, begins in San Diego, not far from the Mexican border, and ends eight […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Quintana wins the Tour de Romandie, Albasini takes the final stage; Jose Concalves wins the Tour of Turkey, another stage win for Jakub Mareczko; Thomas Voeckler wins the Tour de Yorkshire with final-stage victory; Alexander Kristoff takes out the Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt; Kasia Niewiadoma solos to overall victory at […]


Daily News Digest

Kristoff takes stage one of Three Days of De Panne; Kristoff admits surprise at result; Astana duo gunning for general classification win; Cookson pledges action over Antoine Demoitié’s death, but says full facts are needed; Criticism after close calls in Three Days of De Panne; Ag2r la Mondiale DS on Demoitié’s crash: We knew it […]


The Secret Pro: Processing death, race motos, terrorism, extreme weather, and more

What a week for pro cycling. It’s with a heavy heart that I weigh in on so many recent tragic events. I actually had an entire column written for the boys at CyclingTips before the events of the past week changed everything, and put this all into perspective. Of course I’m referring to the deaths of Antoine Demoitié, killed by […]


Milan-San Remo preview: Three riders, three different mindsets

Milan-San Remo is the longest of the five Monuments, and though it may be the easiest of the five to finish, it is also viewed as the hardest to win. In the Palazzo Marino in the heart of Milan, three men spoke with the media — each man a five-star favorite, and each man entering […]


Daily News Digest

Alexander Kristoff wins stage 3 of the Tour of Oman, Boasson Hagen retains the overall lead; Luis Leon Sanchez takes Volta ao Algarve lead with stage 2 win; Nacer Bouhanni into Ruta del Sol lead with stage 2 victory; Giant-Alpecin cancels Omloop Het Nieuwsblad participation; Why Taylor Phinney’s ongoing recovery from injury could make him a better rider than […]