Mark Cavendish

Pro bike: Mark Cavendish’s Cervélo S5

Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) capped off his Amgen Tour of California in the best way possible, winning the final stage in a convincing sprint and adding to his tally of nine stage victories and two overall points classification jerseys. This time around, though, the ‘Manx Missile’ not only raised his hands in victory while racing […]


Cavendish takes sprint finale in Sacramento, Alaphilippe seals California victory

The final finish line of the 2016 Amgen Tour of California delivered two winners — Mark Cavendish freelanced his way to a sprint win ahead of Peter Sagan, while Julian Alaphilippe sealed his victory on the general classification exactly one year after losing the California overall on the final stage due to time bonuses. “It’s just […]

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 […]


Daily News Digest

Valderde takes fourth Flèche Wallonne win; Van der Breggen defends title in Flèche Wallonne Féminine; Landa wins first Trentino road stage; Cavendish wins stage two at Tour of Croatia; Will the UCI’s disc-brake ruling impact major bike brands — or will consumers even care?; Photo gallery: Tro-Bro Leon; MPCC reacts to motors in bikes report; […]


Photo gallery: Bike tech from Scheldeprijs 2016

Marcel Kittel took the win, Cavendish came a close second. Scheldeprijs doesn’t usually throw up a winner who’ll go on to win the following Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix, but what it does throw up is a whole bunch of tech that we can expect to see bouncing over the cobbles of the north of France come Sunday. Scheldeprijs is the last […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Marcel Kittel takes record  fourth Scheldeprijs win; Stephen Cummings wins third stage of Tour of the Basque Country; Coquard and Vorobyev claim Sarthe stage wins; Benjamin Hill wins Tour of Thailand overall; With Roubaix record on the line, Boonen still convinced he can win; Tinkoff management look to secure new title sponsor […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Matthews defends Paris-Nice lead as Demare wins stage 1; Stepan Astafyev solos to Tour de Taiwan stage win and overall lead; UCI seeking lifetime ban and 50,000 Euro fine in mechanical doping case – report; New 2017 Trek Domane revealed beneath Fabian Cancellara at Strade Bianche; With bank guarantee deadline now […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Guardini takes his third stage victory of 2016 Le Tour de Langkawi; Record 10 WorldTour teams plus some big names confirmed for 2016 Tour of California; UCI hails high demand from organisers for WorldTour licences for 2017; French anti-doping threatened by budget cuts; Battle on the Border […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Why Tony Martin racing the cobbled classics changes everything; A way to break ASO’s stranglehold on the sport?; Teamlist announced for Paris-Roubaix; Louisa Lobigs announced as Amy Gillett Scholarship recipient for 2016; Andre Greipel with a fractured rib, Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne participation uncertain; World’s third-biggest porn site sponsors Italian cycling team; Mavic owner, Amer Sports, […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Boasson Hagen wins stage two of Tour of Oman; Kittel triumphant on day one of the Volta Ao Algarve; Benatti best on stage one of Vuelta a Andalucia/Ruta del Sol; The white line is calling: an end to the year without Marianne Vos; Prudhomme calls for ‘strongest […]