Fabian Cancellara

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Mat Hayman surprises to win Paris-Roubaix from the breakaway; Alberto Contador wins the Tour of the Basque Country; Ellen van Dijk wins the Energiewacht Tour; Kristin Armstrong wins the Redlands Classic; Elia Viviani hospitalised after being hit by a race moto at Paris-Roubaix; Philippe Gilbert suffers broken thumb in training altercation; Whistleblower accuses […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Sammy Sanchez wins in another close Basque stage; Blaak wins Energiewacht Tour stage 2, takes over lead; Vorobyev makes it two wins at Circuit de la Sarthe; Lechuga takes the opening stage at Redlands Classic; Companioni solos to victory at opening stage of Redlands Classic; Scheldeprijs record-setter Kittel: The […]

Commentary: Two words, Fabian: semi-retirement

The Spring Swing of the Fabian Cancellara Farewell Tour is upon us, and with his second-place finish at the Ronde van Vlaanderen to Peter Sagan — prompting the saddest post-race beer swig of all time — it’s turning out to be a bit of a melancholy affair. But there doesn’t have to be a big […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Landa wins the second stage of Tour of the Basque Country; One of Paris-Roubaix’s cobbled sectors may be removed due to mud; Bertine hospitalised after crash in Mexico race; Sagan, Armitstead lead UCI World Tour rankings; The Oppy — slaying sleep monsters to chase an Australian women’s 24 […]


Photo gallery: Fabian Cancellara’s Tour of Flanders Trek Domane SLR

On Sunday, Fabian Cancellara (Trek-Segafredo) rode his way to yet another Monument podium, finishing second to Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) at the Tour of Flanders. Here’s the bike that Cancellara rode to that result, as captured by CyclingTips reporter Dave Everett.


Close but no cigar for Cancellara in final Flanders: “I missed this one second, this one certain moment”

He was undoubtedly one of the strongest riders in the race but, missing out on the key move by Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) and Sep Vanmarcke (LottoNL-Jumbo), Fabian Cancellara left himself with too much to do. Chasing furiously, he managed to catch Vanmarcke after Sagan pushed ahead on the final climb of the Paterberg. The two […]


No one else in the photo! Peter Sagan solos to victory at 100th edition of the Tour of Flanders

World champion Peter Sagan won the 100th edition of the Ronde van Vlaanderen in thrilling style, following an attack with 30km remaining, then attacking breakaway companion Sep Vanmarcke over the final cobbled climb to ride the final 10 kilometres alone. Behind, Vanmarcke (LottoNL-Jumbo) and three-time Flanders winner Fabian Cancellara (Trek-Segafredo) chased, but Sagan held them […]


Two-time Flanders champion Van Petegem names his top pick for Sunday’s race

Double Ronde van Vlaanderen winner Peter Van Petegem has given his tip for Sunday’s race, saying that he echoes the favourite status handed to Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) and Fabian Cancellara (Trek) by several media outlets in recent days. The Belgian won the Tour of Flanders in 1999 and again in 2003, and also took the […]

From rock bottom to rock solid: Cancellara’s long road back for Flanders and Roubaix

He’s facing a huge moment of his career, a chance to make history and become the first four-time winner of the Tour of Flanders and also to stamp the mark of greatness on his final season. The stakes could hardly be higher. However, facing the press at Friday’s press conference, Fabian Cancellara was calm. The […]


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 […]