Carlos Betancur

Quintana confirmed for Tour de San Luis, but without pressure

He won the race two years ago but this time around, the Movistar team is determined not to put pressure on Nairo Quintana to deliver in the Tour de San Luis. The Colombian rider will be part of the squad competing in the early season event, which will be held in Argentina from January 18 […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Rohan Dennis crowned Australian cyclist of the year; Calvin Watson signs for An Post Chain Reaction; Michael Rogers to retire after 2016 season; Henderson – I’m still one of the best in the world at my job; Betancur – Now we’ll see who was right […]

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Carlos Betancur signs two year deal with Movistar Team, Pellizotti extends with Androni-Sidermec

After an inconsistent period racing for Ag2r La Mondiale, three years where he took several standout results but also spent long periods out of shape, Carlos Betancur is hoping to turn things around with the Movistar setup. The 26 year old Colombian has inked a two year contract with the team. It hopes that he […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Chaves takes stage win and red leader’s jersey for Orica-GreenEdge on stage two of the Vuelta a España; Andre Greipel wins Vatenfalls Cyclassics; Rohan Dennis secures overall victory in the USA Pro Challenge; Jolien d’Hoore sprints to Vårgårda victory to pull on World Cup leader’s […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Valverde wins stage six of Vuelta a España ahead of Froome and Contador, takes back the lead; Dylan Teuns wins stage 5 of the Tour de l’Avenir, Miguel Lopez retains overall lead; Contador showing good form with third place on Vuelta’s first mountain stage; Despite […]

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Despite poor form and previous tensions with team, Betancur to remain with Ag2r La Mondiale

Although Carlos Betancur has struggled with poor form and his weight at various parts of the season, and went AWOL prior to the Tour de France and ultimately did not do the race, the Ag2r La Mondiale team has said that the rider will remain with the team in 2015. According to team manager Vincent […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Theo Bos wins stage 3 of the Tour of Poland; Michael Schar holds on for thrilling solo victory on stage 2 of the Tour of Utah; Kreuziger to fight UCI in Court of Arbitration for Sport, demands to be allowed ride Vuelta a España; Bauke […]

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Transfer news: Mollema to Trek, Caruso to BMC, Betancur to leave Ag2r la Mondiale

Tour de France contender Bauke Mollema has inked a two year deal with the Trek Factory Racing squad, with the 27 year old appearing set to move into the GC-contending space previously occupied by the Schleck brothers Fränk and Andy. The Dutchman finished fourth overall in the 2011 Vuelta a España and won the points […]

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