Milan-San Remo

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Dan Martin takes Volta a Catalunya lead with stage 3 win; Jens Debusschere sprints to Dwars door Vlaanderen victory; Amy Pieters claims third-straight Dwars door Vlaanderen win; Tour de Yorkshire becomes the world’s most lucrative women’s cycling race?; Does Milan-San Remo need an extra climb?; Porte flying under the radar in Catalunya; Giro […]


Démare’s monumental San Remo victory: One for the outsiders

Under the glitz and glamour of pro cycling’s superstars and five-star favorites lay the dark horses. Though they may be stars in their own right, these riders don’t have the superstardom to transcend the sport globally. On Saturday in San Remo, that all changed for FDJ rider Arnaud Démare. Hardly mentioned in the run-up to […]


FDJ’s Arnaud Démare takes chaotic sprint at Milan-San Remo

Frenchman Arnaud Démare (FDJ) won the season’s first of five Monuments, Milan-San Remo, in a bunch sprint ahead of Ben Swift (Team Sky) and Jurgen Roelandts (Lotto-Soudal). The 2011 under-23 world champion, Démare, 24, emerged as the winner of a race marred by crashes, including one that had taken down several pre-race favorites, including Démare, at the […]


Milan-San Remo preview: Three riders, three different mindsets

Milan-San Remo is the longest of the five Monuments, and though it may be the easiest of the five to finish, it is also viewed as the hardest to win. In the Palazzo Marino in the heart of Milan, three men spoke with the media — each man a five-star favorite, and each man entering […]


Milan-San Remo: moments in history

The 2015 edition of Milan-San Remo arrives this Sunday and “La classica di Primavera” is shaping up to be quite the spectacle. The 293km race is the first of five Monuments for the season, and while sprinters have been known to win the race, a couple of climbs near the end always make things interesting. […]


Orica-GreenEDGE Backstage Pass – Milan-San Remo

The 2013 edition of Milan-San Remo will go down in history as one of the all-time tests of human endurance. Riders battled snow and sleet in freezing conditions, forcing the organisers to take the Turchino and La Manie climbs out of the race. It was an epic day on the bike, so enjoy all the […]


Rocacorba Daily: Tuesday March 19

In this morning’s Rocacorba we’ve got the results from the opening stage of the Tour of Catalonia, the latest WorldTour rankings, a handful of other news stories, details of a bizarre world record attempt and a video that you might find entertaining. Remember, if you’ve got something interesting, informative, newsworthy or entertaining you think we […]


Rocacorba Daily: Monday March 18

In this morning’s Rocacorba Daily we bring you up to speed on last night’s truly epic Milan-San Remo, we share the results from a handful of other races over the weekend, we preview a couple of races that start today, and more. As ever, if you’ve got something you think we should include in the […]


Milan-San Remo :: Race Preview

If you’re anything like us, you’re probably planning your sleeping schedule for the next few nights around SBS’s live coverage of Milan-San Remo on Sunday night/Monday morning. In the lead-up to the race, check out this article by Jamie Jowett to get a sense of what to expect from the 2013 Milan-San Remo, how the […]


Rocacorba Daily: Friday March 15

The weekend is nearly upon us but before we get there, why not have a read of today’s Rocacorba Daily? We continue our build-up to Sunday’s Milan-San Remo, share some tech stories, feature a handful of great videos and even share details of an interesting cycling-related job opportunity. Is there anything you think we should […]