Bora-hansgrohe

No longer backing Contador, Majka stepping up a level in Grand Tours

He’s been a rider who has had to play second fiddle to previous team leader Alberto Contador but, following a move away from the Tinkoff team, Rafal Majka now has the opportunity and the ambition of team leadership in Grand Tours. The 27 year old Polish rider moved to the Bora-hansgrohe team over the winter …

Peter Sagan on dealing with fame: Going from supermarket anonymity to Monaco glitz

When was the last time you ventured in to a supermarket? It’s not a question that’s usually asked in an interview with a professional. For some, supermarket shopping is a weekly task. For some there’s no need with the advent of home delivery services. But for Peter Sagan it’s an ordeal, so much so that …

Leopold König explains his path from Sky domestique to Giro d’Italia contender

Peter Sagan and Rafal Majka have earned most of the headlines after moving to Bora-hansgrohe, but if things go to plan for Leopold König, he could end 2017 with some of the team’s best results. The 29 year old Czech rider was previously part of the squad between 2011 and 2014, competing under the Team …

Syncing with Sagan: Sam Bennett looks ahead to 2017

Sam Bennett has been his team’s main sprinter for three seasons but that will change in 2017. The Bora-hasgrohe team has stepped up a gear with a move to WorldTour and, more significantly, the signing of key riders including world road race champion Peter Sagan. Together with Rafal Majka and Leopold Konig, the new roster …

Peter Sagan considering using disc brakes for 2017 Paris-Roubaix

There has been controversy and debate about the use of disc brakes in pro cycling, but the rider who is arguably the biggest classics star in the peloton may be set to make the switch. World champion Peter Sagan has been testing a Specialized Roubaix disc-brake bike at the Bora-Hansgrohe training camp in Spain, and is likely to make …

Bora-Hansgrohe manager Denk celebrating Sagan’s new rainbow jersey

Good things come to those who wait. Ralph Denk has been manager of the Bora-Argon 18 team since 2010 and now, after six years as a Pro Continental team, the squad looks poised to step up to the UCI WorldTour. The German team is benefiting from an increase in sponsorship from its main backers for …

Sagan and Specialized ink three year deal with Bora-hansgrohe

Bora-hansgrohe’s long-stated plans to move up to WorldTour level have received a massive boost with confirmation that world road race champion Peter Sagan will compete with the team from 2017. Specialized, which has had a successful partnership with Sagan this year on the Tinkoff team, has announced that it has signed a three year agreement …

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