Previews

Preview: What you should know about the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under

It’s just a couple days now until the 2017 WorldTour begins with the Santos Tour Down Under. For some riders this six-day Australian race is a big target; for others it’s just a solid hit-out to kickstart the new season. Ahead of the 19th edition of Australia’s biggest race, CyclingTips’ Australian editor Matt de Neef …

Preview: What you should know about the elite men’s road race at the Australian Road Nationals

With the criteriums and time trials now complete at the 2017 Australian Road National Championships, all attention turns to the road races. The final of those is the elite men’s road race, held on Sunday afternoon. In this preview, CyclingTips’ Australian editor Matt de Neef has the info you need to know before tuning in …

US cyclocross nationals: Is this the year Hyde takes the title from Powers?

On Sunday afternoon in Hartford, Connecticut, two men whose lives are forever intertwined will, once again, battle for the title of U.S. national cyclocross champion. And while the scorecard at nationals between four-time champion Jeremy Powers and his former protege, Stephen Hyde, has been one-sided thus far, there’s very good reason to believe that will …

100th edition of the Giro d’Italia unveiled in Milan

Beginning on the island of Sardinia, moving to neighbouring Sicily before then heading to the Italian mainland, the route of the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia was unveiled in Milan on Tuesday. Totalling 3,572km kilometres in length, the 2017 race will comprise six sprint stages, eight stages of medium climbing difficulty, five strenuous mountain …

2

Tour 2017 unveiled: less time trialing, fewer climbs but steeper gradients

Avoiding the most famous stage finishes of Alpe d’Huez and Mont Ventoux, the organisers of the Tour de France have opted for a course with many new climbs in the 2017 route. The parcours of the race was unveiled on Tuesday in Paris, and sees the race begin in Dusseldorf in Germany and visit Belgium …

25

Preview: What you need to know about the men’s world championship road race

After a week’s worth of racing in the Doha heat, the 2016 Road World Championships come to a close on Sunday with the elite men’s road race. At more than 250km in length it’s one of the longest races of the year and the chance for one rider to earn the right to wear the …

15

Preview: What you need to know about the men’s world championship time trial

The opening days of the 2016 Road World Championships in Doha are now behind us and it’s just about time for the elite men’s individual trial. In the following preview of Wednesday’s event we’ll tell you everything you need to know about the course, the conditions and the riders to watch. It’s the same course …

7

Absalon and Schurter: Olympic MTB race one final showdown for the greatest rivalry in pro cycling

On Sunday morning in Rio de Janeiro, the final day of the 2016 Olympic Games, one of the greatest rivalries in the history of professional cycling will come to an end on the sport’s biggest stage. The men’s Olympic cross-country mountain-bike race will see France’s Julien Absalon, the two-time Olympic gold medalist, pitted against Nino …

31

Preview: What you should know about the 2016 Vuelta a España

It’s late August, which means it’s time for the third and final Grand Tour of the year: the Vuelta a España. Starting Saturday and running through September 11, the Vuelta is the Grand Tour that attracts the least attention. But with a tough course and a strong start list that includes three Grand Tour champions, this …

7

Preview: What you need to know about the men’s time trial at the Rio Olympics

With the road races now complete at the Rio Olympics it’s time to turn our attention to the individual time trials. Held this Wednesday, the men’s time trial features a challenging (and by now familiar) course that will suit only the most well-rounded riders on the startlist. Here’s what you should know before tuning in. …

17

Pin It on Pinterest