Richie Porte

Pinotti: Porte has huge potential, he now needs to step up in terms of mental strength

BMC Racing Team trainer Marco Pinotti believes that new signing Richie Porte can reach a new level this season, believing that his move from Team Sky can help him become a major Grand Tour contender. The former professional worked with Porte at the Australian road nationals earlier this year and has formed an opinion about […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Simon Gerrans wins the 2016 Tour Down Under, Caleb Ewan takes the final stage; Dayer Quintana wins Tour de San Luis as Jakub Mareczko nabs final stage; Bridie O’Donnell takes UCI world hour record with a carefully paced 46.882 kilometres; Australian one-two as O’Connor beats O’Brien to […]


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 […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Dennis and Porte confirmed for BMC at Santos Tour Down Under; Paris-Nice to feature dirt roads, Ventoux and more; Uniquely vulnerable – The Tour and terrorism; Dimension Data confirms signing of Igor Anton; Brenton Jones primed for sprinting leadership at Drapac; Avanti IsoWhey unveils 2016 […]


Defending champion Dennis plus Porte to lead BMC Racing Team charge in Santos Tour Down Under

The 2015 winner Rohan Dennis and new signing Richie Porte have both said they will make their WorldTour race debut next season in the Santos Tour Down Under, with the duo spearheading the BMC Racing Team charge in the race. Dennis was best in this year’s edition, beating then-Sky rider Porte by two seconds and […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Holm says Cavendish may need to pick and choose targets in busy 2016; Drop in level of teams competing in Tour of Qatar; Triple world champion Stybar to ride only one cyclo-cross race this season; Ochowicz states Richie Porte can win a Grand Tour; Spat […]


The Secret Pro: the off-season, the Abu Dhabi Tour and the ‘bullsh*t’ Doha Worlds

It’s been a few months since we last heard from The Secret Pro. But now that the season is over, our anonymous insider has found some time to share the latest chatter from within the bunch, to give his perspective on the heat of the Abu Dhabi Tour and to look forward to how 2016 […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Sean Lake claims stage 1 of the Tour of Tasmania, Hill retains overall lead; No new WorldTour teams for 2016 but MTN-Qhubeka/Dimension Data hasn’t given up hope; Richie Porte interview – “I leave Team Sky without a bad thing to say about them”; Report – […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Marcel Kittel returns to form with Tour of Poland stage 1 win; Barbara Guarischi wins Sparkassen Giro World Cup by a bike throw; Jempy Drucker wins Prudential RideLondon & Surrey Classic; Adam Yates wins Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian; BMC exploring legal action after Van Avermaet […]


Richie Porte confirmed to have signed with BMC

Reigning Australian national time trial champion Richie Porte will be part of the BMC Racing Team for the 2016 season, General Manager Jim Ochowicz announced in a press release on Saturday. “We officially welcome Richie to the BMC Racing Team,” Ochowicz said. “Richie’s addition to our roster for next year adds extra muscle and a […]