Marcel Kittel

Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de France, Stage 15

Photography by Cor Vos, Jered & Ashley Gruber, Kristof Ramon, BrakeThrough Media Colombia’s Jarlinson Pantano out-sprinted Rafal Majka (Tinkoff) at the Tour de France Sunday to take a stellar victory for his IAM Cycling team, which is disbanding at the end of the season. Panatano and Majka were part of the original day’s breakaway, with …

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Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de France, Stage 14

Photography by Cor Vos, Jered & Ashley Gruber, Kristof Ramon Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) sprinted to his fourth stage win of the 2016 Tour de France on Saturday in Villars-les-Dombes Parc des Oiseaux. Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) finished second with the green jersey of Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) in third. The win marks the 30th stage win …

Kittel frustrated with Tour sprint ‘swerve’ from stage-winner Cavendish

VILLARS-LES-DOMBES, France (CT) – Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) will remain the victor of stage 14 of the 2016 Tour de France after the race jury dismissed Marcel Kittel’s claims of an irregular sprint. Kittel (Etixx-QuickStep) was forced to brake in the stage-ending bunch kick as Cavendish moved into Kittel’s path, the German throwing his hand …

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Mark Cavendish takes 30th stage win at Tour de France, Froome relaxes in yellow

Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) sprinted to his fourth stage win of the 2016 Tour de France on Saturday in Villars-les-Dombes Parc des Oiseaux. Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) finished second with the green jersey of Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) in third. The win marks the 30th stage win at the Tour for “The Manx Missile,” moving him within …

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Twenty-nine at the line! Cavendish surpasses Hinault, slots into second in all-time Tour stage wins

The “Manx Missile,” Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data), made it a hat-trick of wins at the 2016 Tour de France on Thursday, beating out Marcel Kittel (Etixx-QuickStep) and Tour rookie Dan Mclay (Fortuneo-Vital Concept) to win Stage 6 in Montauban. Cavendish, 31, continues to turn back the years and with this victory he has now surpassed Frenchman …

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Video: Marcel Kittel’s 2016 Tour de France custom Specialized Venge Vias

After four field sprints (in six stages) of the 2016 Tour de France, German Marcel Kittel has won and finished second twice aboard this custom-painted Specialized Venge Vias. The idea for the graphics came from CERN’s particle execrator — CERN is the “Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire,”or European Council for Nuclear Research. “I like this bike a lot and …

By a hair! Kittel takes photo-finish sprint over Coquard at Tour de France

The battle of the Tour de France sprinters continued Tuesday in Limoges, and this time it was German Marcel Kittel (Eitxx-QuickStep) registering the stage win, taking a photo-finish victory ahead of France’s Bryan Coquard (Direct Energie). The margin of victory was even closer than the Stage 3 photo-finish by Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) ahead of Andre Greipel …

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The return of Marcel Kittel: ‘I know how hard the way back to this moment was’

LIMOGES, France (CT) – Before today, Marcel Kittel (Etixx-QuickStep) already had 10 wins for the season. But after his victory on stage 4 of the Tour de France, there can be little doubt: the German is back to his very best. But the win was far from easy. Just as yesterday’s third stage went to …

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Number 28! Cavendish takes photo finish, ties Hinault for second all-time Tour de France stage wins

Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) and Andre Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) went wheel-to-wheel in the final hundred metres on the slight uphill finishing straight in Angers, finishing in a dead-heat. Both riders raised a hand in victory, albeit hesitantly. Both men would have to wait for five minutes while the Commissaires examined the photo finish and finally awarded the …

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Tour de France Tech: Marcel Kittel’s custom Specialized Venge ViAS

Marcel Kittel had hoped to take stage 1 of this year’s Tour de France but instead his rival Mark Cavendish snatched victory. Instead of what could have been yellow, Kittel will just have to stand out from the peloton on what is one of the most impressive looking custom paint schemes we’ve witnessed in a …

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