Joaquim Rodriguez

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: After months without a verdict, Paolini cocaine positive referred to UCI anti-doping tribunal; Trek Factory Racing becomes Trek-Segafredo as three-year sponsorship deal announced; Adam Hansen – there’s more to me than my Grand Tours record; Rodriguez laments losing Dani Moreno to Movistar; Tour de Pologne […]


Fatherhood and cycling: how the pros balance racing and family life

With the professional road season all but over, it’s that time of year where the pros get to head home and spend some quality time with their loved ones. It’s a time when the professional cyclist gets the rare chance to live as close to a normal family life as a pro can. From the […]


A blast from the past: current and former pros as juniors

Over the next two days the best junior and U23 riders in the world will take to the streets of Richmond with the aim of becoming road race world champion. And some of the riders that are successful this weekend will surely go on to star in the pro ranks in the years to come. […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Viviani takes a second stage victory in the Tour of Britain, race leader Vakoc crashes and loses jersey; Van Gogh clocks up victory on stage one of Lotto Belgium Tour; Sagan ‘will be ready in time for the worlds’; Chaves inks new three year deal with Orica-GreenEdge; […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Schleck winds back the clock to win stage 16 of the Vuelta, Rodriguez into red; Petr Vakoc takes solo victory on stage 2 of the Tour of Britain; Nikias Arndt wins final stage of the Tour of Alberta, Mollema takes overall victory; Tayler Wiles secures […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Joaquim Rodriguez wins stage 15 of the Vuelta, Aru maintains overall lead; Elia Viviani wins Tour of Britain’s opening stage; Hansen takes a third straight stage win for Cannondale-Garmin at the Tour of Alberta; Fabio Felline wins GP de Fourmies; Lisa Brennauer claims overall victory […]


Vuelta a España: Rodriguez powers to stage 15 victory, almost takes red jersey from Fabio Aru

Spanish climber Joaquim Rodriguez took a solo victory at the end of Sunday’s 15th stage of the Vuelta a España, surging clear with 900 metres left on the final climb to Sotres Cabrales and beating closest rival Rafal Majka by 12 seconds. The margin of success plus the win bonus boosted his general classification challenge, […]


Tour de France stage 12: Rodriguez solos to victory atop Plateau de Beille, Froome’s rivals launch attacks

Bouncing back after a disappointing performance thus far in the high mountains, Joaquim Rodriguez landed victory for Katusha on stage twelve of the Tour de France. The Catalan rider was part of the day’s big break and then made his move on the final climb of Plateau de Beille, attacking Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) and Romain […]


Rodriguez climbs to stage 3 Tour win on the Mur de Huy, Froome into yellow

HUY, Belgium (CT) – Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) has climbed to victory on a crash-affected third stage of the 2015 Tour de France, attacking on the Mur de Huy climb and holding off Chris Froome (Sky) and Alexis Vuillermoz (Ag2r-La Mondiale) to secure the win. Rodriguez made his move with 400m to go on the steep […]


Valverde triumphs in Liège-Bastogne-Liège, takes select sprint to the line

Completing the first Flèche Wallonne/Liège-Bastogne-Liège double since Philippe Gilbert won all three Ardennes Classics in 2011, Alejandro Valverde sprinted to victory on Sunday at the end of this year’s Liège race. The Spanish Movistar rider was quickest in a ten man sprint to the line, repeating his 2006 and 2008 titles by getting the better […]