Sam Bennett

Zak Dempster on Sam Bennett’s sprint train: ‘You can’t click your fingers and make a lead-out work’

DOHA, Qatar (CT) – Irishman Sam Bennett is making inroads against the best sprinters as his Bora-Argon 18 team looks to emulate a world renowned lead-out train. The 25-year-old is currently racing at the Tour of Qatar with the backing of the German Pro Continental squad that includes Australian Zak Dempster, who skipped home nation […]

Kelly: “Milan-San Remo is definitely a possibility for Sam Bennett this year”

After telling CyclingTips recently that he had possibly his best winter training to date as a cyclist, Sam Bennett received verification that he was in strong form when he placed second to Andre Greipel in his first race of the season. The Irishman sprinted home just behind the German in the Trofeo Felanitx race in […]

Why Sam Bennett believes he could be a Milan-San Remo contender

He’s regarded by some as one of the most talented young sprinters in the peloton and now, confidence buoyed after a hassle-free winter, Sam Bennett is vying to be a contender in this year’s Milan – San Remo. The Bora-Argon 18 rider has set that Classic as an early goal in 2016, telling CyclingTips that […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Andrea Guardini wins shortened opening stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour; Sam Bennett claims victory at Paris-Bourges; Meiyin Wang wins stage 5 of the Tour of China I; Brad Evans wins stage 2 of the Tour of Tasmania, moves into the overall lead; Riders slam […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Vincenzo Nibali wins Il Lombardia with stunning downhill attack; Tom Boonen wins Sparkassen Münsterland Giro; Jan Bakelants takes solo victory in the Giro del Piemonte; Alexis Gougeard wins the Tour de l’Eurometropole; Neil van der Ploeg claims stage 2 ITT of the Tour of China […]


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 […]

Bennett building confidence after recent wins: ‘I’d be over the moon if I could take a Tour stage’

Emphasising that he has no idea what to expect in his first Tour de France, Sam Bennett has said that he would be delighted if things worked out well and that he was able to land a stage win. The Bora-Argon18 rider notched up his second win in three days on Friday when he took […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Contador takes over lead in Giro d’Italia as Polanc wins stage 5; Peter Sagan wins stage 4 of the Amgen Tour of California, Skujins retains overall lead; Sam Bennett wins stage 1 of the Bayern Rundfahrt; Kirsten Wild wins Tour of Chongming opener; Contador into […]


Huge crash causes chaos in Scheldeprijs

The race seemed destined for a massive sprint but with just under one kilometre to go, a clash of riders began a chain reaction which decimated the field at Scheldeprijs and saw just a handful dispute the win. Replays showed that a rider from the Astana and LottoNL-Jumbo team came together, with the nudge shunting […]

The Week in Bike #57 – Internal Monologue

Ever wondered what goes through my head when I put these shows together? What better way to find out than by following me through a long, exciting day of transcontinental travel. We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.