Andrew Talansky

Dennis wins California time trial, but Alaphilippe hangs on to GC lead

On Friday in Folsom, Rohan Dennis added to his long list of accomplishments racing against the clock, putting an Amgen Tour of California stage win alongside his Hour Record, national title, and Tour de France stage victory. This win, however, could have been sweeter, as Dennis was unable to unseat race leader Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx-QuickStep) […]

A conversation with Andrew Talansky: “The journey isn’t always what you expect”

FOLSOM, CA (CT) — He’s won the Criterium du Dauphiné. He’s been second at the Tour de Romandie. He’s been national time trial champion, and finished in the top 10 of the Tour de France and Vuelta a España. And he’s still only 27 years old. But in the cutthroat “what have you done for me […]

Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Izaguirre wins snowy Tour of Romandie prologue; Greipel wins crazy third stage in Tour of Turkey; Hidden motors: Van den Dreissche banned for six years, stripped of European and Belgian Under 23 titles; Opinion: How the UCI and manufacturers collectively bungled the disc brake trial; Seven talking points from the […]


US men receive only two Olympic road spots: What went wrong, and what it means

When the start gun for the Olympic men’s road race is fired on August 6, there will be 144 riders lined up to start. Two of these men will be from the United States. Given that other nations will field the maximum of five riders in Rio de Janeiro, the U.S. will be at a significant […]


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 […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Froome’s Sky backup named in bid for second Tour; Bouhanni hopeful of Tour de France start; Cannondale-Garmin reveals Tour de France team and kit; Mark Cavendish reports injured shoulder from British national championships; Zwift and Richmond 2015 world championship organisers partner to offer interactive digital […]


Vaughters on Cannondale-Garmin’s Tour approach: “Mix it up a bit, throw in some crazy tactics”

Heading towards the Tour de France with three strong riders likely to share top billing, Cannondale-Garmin’s CEO Jonathan Vaughters has promised an aggressive approach, with the American team looking to shake up the more controlled tactics favoured by the big GC teams. Cannondale-Garmin has employed such a strategy in the past, most notably on stage […]


Mixed reactions to Talansky crash, Gerrans argues he wasn’t at fault

Team kit torn, skin red and language turning blue; Andrew Talansky was, to say the least, unimpressed with Simon Gerrans at the finish of stage seven of the Tour de France on Friday. The duo crossed over each other during the final sprint to the line in Nancy, with Talansky’s drift left and Gerrans’ move […]


Wegelius reluctant to make prediction about Talansky in Tour de France

Chris Froome and Alberto Contador are most often mentioned as possible winners of the Tour but, based on his victory in the Critérium du Dauphiné, Andrew Talansky has also earned the right to be considered one of the top riders in this year’s race. The American rider leads the Garmin Sharp team in the event […]

Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Froome – “I am in very similar form to last year…I am ready for this”; Trek Factory Racing press conference audio; Sean Kelly’s Tour de France blog – “There are many uncertainties ahead”; Michael Matthews could miss Le Tour debut after crash; Talansky extends for […]