Rigoberto Urán

Commentary: How the sabotage of the Tour Del Café highlights big problems in Colombian cycling

Earlier this month, Nairo Quintana took his second Grand Tour victory, beating Tour de France champion Chris Froome at the Vuelta a España and marking himself out as one of the biggest stars in the sport. He shared the podium with Colombian compatriot Esteban Chaves. However, beyond Quintana and Chaves and a handful of other WorldTour …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Andrea Guardini wins stage one of the Tour de Langkawi; Martinelli takes stage two of the Tour Cycliste International La Provence; Roche says Contador is now too inconsistent to win another Tour de France; Cannondale GC leader Uran talks Giro d’Italia. “Of course it is possible to …

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Rigoberto Uran talks Giro d’Italia – ‘Of course it is possible to win. Why not?’

Rigoberto Uran strolls down the stairs of the hotel, extends a hand to shake and then continues on past the reception and into a vacant dining area. It’s shortly before dinner at the Cannondale team camp but he’s got time for a chat before tucking into his meal. Uran has recently arrived from the Volta …

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Cannondale presents “strategically designed” 2016 squad

With many of the team’s riders taking the start of races on two different continents, the Cannondale Pro Cycling Team presented its 2016 squad Monday, via a live stream webcast. The video, hosted by race announcer Brad Sohner and former professional racer Tim Johnson, included an overview of the team, several rider interviews, and a …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Fabio Aru wins the Vuelta a España, John Degenkolb claims the final stage; Tim Wellens wins the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal; Rigoberto Uran wins the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec; Edvald Boasson Hagen claims his second Tour of Britain title; Shelley Olds wins La …

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Two time Giro d’Italia runner-up Uran joins Cannondale-Garmin

Following on from the recent announcement that Pierre Rolland will be joining the squad, Cannondale-Garmin has announced that the 2013 and 2014 Giro d’Italia runner-up Rigoberto Uran will also be part of the team next season. Currently riding with the Etixx – Quick-Step setup, Uran is moving across after a successful two years there. He …

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Tom Dumoulin takes Vuelta lead after summit victory on stage 9; Lizzie Armitstead wins GP de Plouay-Bretagne World Cup; Alexander Kristoff wins GP Ouest France – Plouay; Marc Soler wins the Tour de l’Avenir, Jack Haig second overall; Tony Martin secures overall victory in the …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Chaves takes stage win and red leader’s jersey for Orica-GreenEdge on stage two of the Vuelta a España; Andre Greipel wins Vatenfalls Cyclassics; Rohan Dennis secures overall victory in the USA Pro Challenge; Jolien d’Hoore sprints to Vårgårda victory to pull on World Cup leader’s …

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Cavendish, Uran, Martin and Kwiatkowski lead strong Etixx-QuickStep selection for Tour de France

One day after it was confirmed that Marcel Kittel will not compete in this year’s Tour de France, the lineup that Mark Cavendish and his team hope will bring him closer to Eddy Merckx’s all time Tour stage win record of 34 victories has been named. The Etixx-QuickStep formation for the Tour is not just …

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Formolo wins solo on stage 4 of the Giro, Clarke takes the overall lead; Tom Skujins soloes to victory on stage three of the Tour of California; Uran sufferers blow in Giro d’Italia, podium chances take a knock; Clarke continues Orica-GreenEdge’s monopoly of Maglia Rosa; Team Sky’s …

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