Simon Yates

Adam Yates shows hunger: ‘Myself and my brother will target mountain stages…any mountain stage’

It’s Tour de France number one for the young Orica-GreenEdge climber Adam Yates but despite the 2015 edition marking his debut in the race, he hasn’t shied away from being ambitious. The 2014 Tour of Turkey winner rode aggressively on Saturday’s Mur de Bretagne climb, going clear in an early surge, then finishing seventh in […]


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 […]


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 […]


Bannan on Tour de France: Orica GreenEdge will have its most rounded team yet

It’s already taken Grand Tour stages, Classics and some of the other top races in the world. Now Orica GreenEdge is aiming to continue its evolution in the sport with a wider targeting of success in the upcoming Tour de France. While general manager Shayne Bannan is staying tight-lipped on the exact composition of the […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Elia Viviani wins stage 2 of the Giro, Michael Matthews moves into pink; Mark Cavendish wins stage 1 of the Amgen Tour of California; Ignatas Konovalovas wins Four Days of Dunkirk; Trixi Worrack wins women’s Tour of California, Leah Kirchmann wins back-to-back stages; Chloe Hosking […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Winner Anacona claims Vuelta stage 9, Quintana into the overall lead; Pawel Bernas leads Tour of China I after stage 1 win, Mattia Gavazzi takes stage 2; Sylvain Chavanel wins GP Ouest France – Plouay; Lucinda Brand leads Rabo-Liv 1-2-3 at GP de Plouay-Bretagne World […]


Yates to withdraw from Tour de France, team delighted with debut

He’s ridden above his 21 years thus far in the race, and was involved in several breakaways including Saturday’s alpine stage to Risoul, but Simon Yates’ goal of reaching Paris will have to wait another year. The talented British climber told CyclingTips in recent days that he hoped to complete the race but would take […]

Bannan on Orica-GreenEdge: ‘It would be nice to get something out of the Tour, for sure’

Orica-GreenEdge manager Shayne Bannan has said that there are three prime opportunities for the team to chase a long-awaited stage win in this year’s Tour, outlining what he said were the best chances. “I think the most suited days for us now are Sunday’s stage, Tuesday’s stage and Friday’s stage,” Bannan told CyclingTips. “They are […]

Simon Yates: ‘I am quite an ambitious guy. I like to win.”

His longest stage race before may have been eight days, he may just be a first year pro, and he might be riding his first Tour de France, but Simon Yates again was in the thick of the action Saturday, being part of the large breakaway group which animated stage fourteen. The 21 year old Orica […]

Yates seeking mountain opportunity for attack, also eyeing Paris

Simon Yates was expected by some to only do a certain number of stages in the Tour de France, both because he is a first year pro and also because he is just 21 years of age. However the Orica GreenEdge rider was looking relatively fresh in this morning’s Village Depart and said he was […]