Video highlights from the 2016 Critérium du Dauphiné
June 14, 2016
Traditionally, the Criterium du Dauphiné is a rehearsal for the Tour de France. This 68th edition was no exception, and ended with a Tour de France winner, Chris Froome (Sky), who earned his third victory in the event. It all started in Les Gets where Alberto Contador (Tinkoff) used his pure climbing skills to master the uphill prologue; 3.9 km …
How the Race Was Won: 2016 Liège-Bastogne-Liège
April 25, 2016
It was cold. It was snowing. And it was the oldest of the spring classics, one of pro cycling’s five Monuments. In the final spring classics installment of “How the Race Was Won,” Cosmo Catalano breaks down Wout Poels’ victory at Liège-Bastogne-Liège.
Orbea’s 175th Anniversary: The Movie
April 20, 2016
Late last year CyclingTips reporter Dave Everett travelled to the Basque Country to visit the Orbea headquarters. What came out of that trip was the story of a bike brand 175 years in the making, and an interesting story at that. Beginning its life as a weapons manufacturer, Orbea first started making bikes in the …
How the Race Was Won: 2016 Amstel Gold Race
April 18, 2016
In the latest instalment of How the Race Was Won, Cosmo Catalano runs a fine-toothed comb over the 2016 Amstel Gold Race, dissecting the moves that made a difference and those that didn’t. (At 3:54, this video incorrectly identifies A2GR’s Jan Bakelants as Arthur Vichot, due to Cosmo misreading the start list. He sincerely regrets …
Orica-GreenEdge Backstage Pass: Mat Hayman’s Paris-Roubaix win
April 12, 2016
Orica-GreenEdge has described this edition of Backstage Pass as their “most epic” ever and it’s hard to disagree. Take 20 minutes to watch as Mat Hayman takes the biggest win of his career and arguably the biggest victory in Orica-GreenEdge’s history. Stirring stuff from Dan Jones and the team.
How the Race Was Won: 2016 Paris-Roubaix
April 11, 2016
In the latest edition of How the Race Was Won, Cosmo Catalano talks you through the 2016 Paris-Roubaix. It’s not just an explanation of the winning move; it’s a detailed look at the multitude of moments that helped shape and define the race. And what a race it was.