Simon Gerrans

Simon Gerrans: Looking to Giro di Lombardia and putting season behind him

Simon Gerrans is determined to turn around a crash-marred season of disappointment, broken bones and stolen goals at the Giro di Lombardia on Sunday. The 35-year-old will enter the one-day race in northern Italy with the support of a crack Orica-GreenEdge squad, and on the back of a sixth place finish at the UCI Road […]

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Matthews, Gerrans weigh up possible Australian success heading into world road race championships

Australia’s two leaders for the Elite road race championships in Richmond, Virginia have said that they are both in the right physical condition and mental frame of mind to challenge for a top result on Sunday. Michael Matthews believes his form is better than when he impressed in the Amstel Gold Race in April, being […]

Preview: elite men’s World Championships road race

The 2015 Road World Championships culminate this Sunday with the elite men’s road race. Contested over 261.4km, the race will determine who gets to wear the coveted rainbow bands for the next 12 months. So, what’s the course like? And who are the contenders? Mikkel Conde put together the following preview. The route The day […]

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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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Carnage follows stage 3: Gerrans, Dumoulin and Bonnet abandon Tour de France due to crash, Cancellara injured

HUY, Belgium (CT) – Former stage winner and past yellow jersey Simon Gerrans (Orica GreenEdge) was one of several riders forced to retire from the Tour de France Monday due to a big crash which occurred approximately 58 kilometres from the finish. Also amongst those who are out are William Bonnet (FDJ) and the best […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Orica GreenEdge names best all round Tour de France team in its history; RCS Sport announces return of its ‘Trittico di Autunno’ trio of races; Alpecin to drop ‘doping for your hair’ slogan during the Tour de France; Small to debut for Bigla Pro Cycling in the […]

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Orica GreenEdge names best all round Tour de France team in its history

Unveiling a far rounded Tour de France team than in its previous participations in the race, the Orica GreenEdge squad named an impressive line-up for the event on Tuesday. The Australian squad will include former stage winner and past yellow jersey Simon Gerrans plus previous Maillot Jaune Daryl Impey, as well as two-time Giro d’Italia […]

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Orica-GreenEdge wins Giro stage 1 TTT, Gerrans takes maglia rosa

Orica-GreenEdge has won the stage 1 team time trial at the 2015 Giro d’Italia, successfully defending its victory in the corresponding stage of last year’s race. The Australian-registered team covered the 17.6km course in 19 minutes and 26 seconds (54.3km/h average), seven seconds ahead of Tinkoff-Saxo and another six seconds faster than Astana. Simon Gerrans […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alejandro Valverde wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege; Mark Cavendish wins Tour of Turkey opener; Richie Porte takes overall title at Giro del Trentino; Kirsten Wild claims fifth Omloop van Borsele victory; Elise Delzenne takes solo win at Dwars door de Westhoek; Steele von Hoff wins Rutland-Melton International CiCLE […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Cookson – Verbruggen and McQuaid misled the media, the UCI and the sport; Van Avermaet to race on pending Belgian Cycling Federation anti-doping hearing; Astana coach reveals training methods for Nibali and Aru ahead of Classics and Giro d’Italia; Simon Gerrans to race the Giro […]

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