Michal Kwiatkowski

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Peter Sagan takes first victory as world champion, wins Gent-Wevelgem; Nairo Quintana wins Volta a Catalunya as Tsatevich scoops final stage; Pinot takes two stage wins and final overall classification in Critérium International; Cycling therapy in Gent-Wevelgem, where Chantal Blaak takes her second Women’s WorldTour race; Pirazzi […]

To the line! Kwiatkowski wins a thrilling E3 Harelbeke ahead of Sagan

In a sign of what to expect at the upcoming Ronde van Vlaanderen, 2014 world champion Michal Kwiatkowski won E3 Harelbeke from a two-man breakaway ahead of current world champion Peter Sagan. It was a thrilling finale, with the two riders holding a tenuous 20-second lead inside the final kilometres and a victory from the […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Lauren Stephens leads the Tour Femenino de San Luis after stage 4 ITT win; UCI confirms rider action over unpaid salaries at Colombia-Coldeportes; Froome extends his contract with Sky; Marianne Vos – “We all want to win but we are teammates first and foremost”; Tom […]

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Video: Team Sky riders head to the velodrome for aerodynamics testing

Global Cycling Network’s Matt Stephens went to a Team Sky aerodynamics test at the Palma Arena Velodrome in Mallorca, Spain. Sky riders Geraint Thomas, Michal Kwiatkowski, and Mikel Landa were the willing test subjects. The goal? To quantifiably answer the question: Just how important are aerodynamics in pro cycling? Further reading Why Trek used velodrome […]

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Daily News Digest

Good morning, Happy New Year, and welcome to the first edition of the CT Daily News Digest for 2016. In today’s edition we’ve got the latest news from the world of road cycling plus a collection of links to stories that you might have missed over the Christmas-New Year break. Have a great day and […]

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The best and worst of 2016’s new rider-team pairings

Transfer season is an exciting time in the peloton. A change of scenery can be all it takes for a rider to reach new career heights, just as one savvy signing can be all it takes for a team to fill a glaring roster deficiency. But not all transfers work out as planned. While some […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Peter Sagan solos to stunning Worlds road race victory; Lizzie Armitstead crowned the new UCI women’s world champion; Kevin Ledanois wins U23 men’s road race at Richmond Worlds; Chloe Dygert completes Worlds road race-time trial double; Felix Gall takes junior men’s road race at the […]

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Team Sky confirms signature of 2014 world champion Michal Kwiatkowski

On the day that Michal Kwiatkowski will mount the defence of the world road race title he took in Ponferrada in 2014, Team Sky has confirmed that the Polish rider will race with the squad in 2016. Kwiatkowski is 25 years of age and has emerged as one of the most exciting young talents in […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alejandro Valverde wins the UCI WorldTour individual rankings; A closer look at Tom Dumoulin’s development into a GC rider; Meintjes on Vuelta top-ten finish – ‘Another one or two years and I can be right up there’; Jack Bobridge signs with Trek Factory Racing for […]

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Van Garderen amongst several abandons on tough 17th stage of Tour de France

PRA LOUP, France (CT) – The rider who started the day third overall, Tejay van Garderen, saw his hopes of a Tour podium evaporate on stage 17 of the race, with the American withdrawing during the stage. Van Garderen got into difficulties early on, losing contact, and while he fought his way back into the […]