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Contador's reaction after his team's first Grand Tour stage win is everything

Maybe turn the volume down to watch Contador react to EOLO-Kometa's first Grand Tour victory.

Aurum Magma first-ride review: Meet Contador and Basso’s new bike company

We’ve known for some time that former Grand Tour winners Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso were cooking up a new bike company -- it’s been ...

Contador dethroned: Irish cyclist breaks Everesting record by 20 minutes

The Everesting record recently set by Alberto Contador has just been toppled by Irish cyclist Ronan McLaughlin. McLaughlin’s time of 7:04...

Alberto Contador breaks Everesting record with time of 7:27:20

Seven-time Grand Tour winner, Alberto Contador, has set a new Everesting record in a time of 7 hours, 27 minutes and 20 seconds. The reco...

Contador sheds light on intra-team tension with Armstrong at 2009 Tour

A little over a decade on from the race, Alberto Contador has offered his side of the story of his intra-team clash with Lance Armstrong ...

Alberto Contador parts ways with Trek, teases own brand with Ivan Basso

With the turn of the new year, Alberto Contador has taken to social media to tease the launch of his own bike brand. The news spells the ...

These are the moments that defined cycling in the 2010s

In a couple of weeks it’s not just a year that’ll come to an end, but an entire decade. And whilst we’ve catalogued the products and cont...

Photo gallery: A look back at the entertaining career of Alberto Contador

It's less than a fortnight now until the Giro della Donna and we can't wait. Not just because the riding is going to be great -- the 55km...

Alberto Contador to ride the Giro della Donna

CyclingTips is excited to announce that Alberto Contador, multiple-time winner of all three Grand Tours, will be the ambassador for the 2...

Passing the fire: Contador, Basso come together at Polartec development team

A heavy crowd gathered round, with iPhones at the ready to catch the moment. El Pistolero, dressed in a cowboy hat with a gun holstered t...

Photo gallery: The entertaining and controversial career of Alberto Contador

As the 2017 Vuelta a España came to a close last weekend, so too did the career of Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo). Regarded as one of ...

Storybook ending: Contador goes out on top, wins final summit finish of his career

In the end, it was almost as if it was scripted. In his final Grand Tour, on the final summit finish, at the end of a season that had see...

Contador on retirement: ‘I’ll gain weight, you’ll make jokes about it’

Alberto Contador is coming to terms with the rapidly-approaching end to his career, saying that the realization that he will soon no long...

Froome in command at Vuelta as Contador weighs between GC fight and stage win

Three riders at this year’s Vuelta a España are Tour de France winners. Two of them have previously won the Vuelta, while the other is po...

Contador announces he will retire after Vuelta a España

The long and successful career of Alberto Contador will come to an end in September. The Spanish rider has been in negotiations in recent...

Roglic solos to Tour de France stage victory in Alps, Aru loses GC time

Slovenian Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) overcame an early crash on Stage 17 to solo to victory at the Tour de France Wednesday, riding cl...

Guercilena plays down De Jongh’s statement that this is Contador’s final Tour

LE PUY-EN-VELAY, France (CT) – Following on from a statement made yesterday by Trek-Segafredo directeur sportif Steven De Jongh saying th...

Photo Gallery: 2017 Tour de France, Stage 13

Frenchman Warren Barguil (Sunweb) was victorious on Stage 13 of the Tour de France on Friday, out-sprinting Nairo Quintana (Movistar) and...

A Frenchman on Bastille Day: Barguil fights his way to Stage 13 victory at Tour de France

Frenchman Warren Barguil (Sunweb) was victorious on Stage 13 of the Tour de France on Friday, out-sprinting Nairo Quintana (Movistar) and...

Last chance saloon? Contador gambles on new Tour de France approach

Well into his 30s and with the Giro a stated aim for next season, this year’s Tour almost certainly represents the final chance for Alber...

First look: 2018 Trek Emonda SLR, Velocis helmet, and affordable carbon wheels

Trek launched in 2014 its first-generation Emonda: an ultralight, full-production frame and fork that slipped under the 1kg mark. Trek he...