Greg Van Avermaet

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 […]

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Sagan again! World champ takes a second stage at Amgen Tour of California

Hours after telling CyclingTips that he didn’t have the same kind of form he’d brought to the Amgen Tour of California in 2015, when he won the general classification, world champion Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) took his second win of the 2016 edition, beating longtime rival Greg van Avermaet (BMC Racing) at the Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca. It […]

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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 […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Carthy wins overall at Tour of Asturias, Moreno takes final stage; Leaked notes reveal that UCI will restart disc brake trial in June; Jack Haig’s Diary: ‘The WorldTour is no joke’; Stephen Ettinger Diary: Time traveling; Van Avermaet extends with BMC team; Hidden Heroes: road captains and domestiques – […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Peter Sagan solos to his first Monument success at the Tour of Flanders; Lizzie Armitstead wins the Tour of Flanders with a bike throw; Michael Matthews wins the Vuelta Ciclista a La Rioja; Ion Izagirre claims the GP Miguel Indurain; Cyril Gautier wins Paris-Camembert; Greg Van Avermaet out of Paris-Roubaix and Amstel […]

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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 […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Van Avermaet wins Tirreno-Adriatico as Cancellara takes final stage; Cancellara: This win was special; Van Avermaet: Luck is on my side this year; Sagan philosophical in defeat; Report: Prosecutor concludes Mafia did play a role in Pantani’s 1999 Giro disqualification; Brammeier explains his criticism of Nibali: “Riders […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Van Avermaet wins stage six of Tirreno-Adriatico; Sagan to keep fighting for overall victory; One day before Tirreno showdown, Van Avermaet admits time trial is not his preferred discipline; Van Garderen loses overall chance of success due to being caught in a crash; Vos nabs top 10 […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Greg Van Avermaet wins men’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad; Lizzie Armitstead wins women’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, her first race as world champion; Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne victory for Jasper Stuyven; Marta Bastianelli takes out the Omloop van het Hageland; Sonny Colbrelli victorious at the GP Citta di Lugano; Miguel Angel Lopez leads the Tour de Langkawi, […]

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Preview: elite men’s World Championships road race

The 2015 Road World Championships culminate this Sunday with the elite men’s road race. Contested over 261.4km, the race will determine who gets to wear the coveted rainbow bands for the next 12 months. So, what’s the course like? And who are the contenders? Mikkel Conde put together the following preview. The route The day […]

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