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Under new ownership: How will EF Education First impact Cannondale-Drapac?

The deal that saved Slipstream Sports from collapse over the summer was far more complex than the usual sponsorship contract. As part of ...

New horizons: how stepping back may help Wouter Wippert to move forward

Sometimes the way forward isn’t the most direct route. The news that Wouter Wippert was stepping back from the WorldTour despite two stag...

Cannondale-Drapac announces EF Education First as 2018 title sponsor

Just two weeks after alerting its riders and staff that they were released from their contracts, Slipstream Sports, the management compan...

Video: Rigoberto Uran talks Tour de France, Colombian fans, smaller teams at races

At the 2017 Colorado Classic, Colombian Rigoberto Uran (Cannondale-Drapac) sat down with CyclingTips editor Neal Rogers, on camera, to di...

Andrew Talansky announces retirement from pro cycling at age 28

American Andrew Talansky (Cannondale-Drapac) announced Tuesday via social media that he is ending his professional racing career at just ...

Cannondale-Drapac riders stuck in career limbo as team searches for sponsorship

JASPER, Alberta (CT) — The Cannondale-Drapac team bus was the first to arrive Friday morning, nearly two hours before the Stage 1 start o...

Cannondale-Drapac riders entertaining other offers as team faces uncertain future

American WorldTour team Cannondale-Drapac faces an uncertain future, with contracted riders and team staff actively entertaining offers f...

Two winners: Howes, Eisenhart both take prizes on queen stage of Colorado Classic

BRECKENRIDGE, CO (CT) — The net result of Friday's second stage of the inaugural Colorado Classic produced that rare outcome for the quee...

Analysis: Is a pro cycling sponsorship worth the cost?

A casual Tour de France viewer might assume that a team contending for an overall victory in the sport’s biggest race would have multiple...

Beaudin Communique, 2017 Tour de France: Dreams aren’t free

The hands of the official registered four, three, two, one fingers, and he was gone, a year of preparation and work now compressed into 3...

Cannondale-Drapac announces new partnership with global media giant Oath

Following the news that the Cannondale-Drapac team has been negotiating with two potential sponsors, its parent company Slipstream Sports...

Cannondale-Drapac team in ‘super-promising’ negotiations with two potential sponsors

LE PUY-EN-VELAY, France (CT) – Having earlier made clear that it wants to secure a new title sponsor and step up its budget to be more in...

Former US secretary of state John Kerry visits Tour de France: ‘It’s an endurance sport, so is politics’

LE PUY-EN-VELAY, France (CT) – The Tour de France is known for high-profile guests, with a range of celebrities attending the event over ...

‘Not a guy who is going to become a mental milkshake’: Could Uran win the 2017 Tour?

There was a buzz around Cannondale-Drapac on Friday morning in Foix. Clusters of print and TV media waited by the American squad’s team b...

Beaudin Communique, 2017 Ronde van Vlaanderen: Racing in frames

The man with the tray of Jupiler spilled the beers and the blond girls reached their thin arms out over the road, as if to hold onto the ...

Commentary: These were the 10 most important stories in US cycling in 2016

There were countless stories to emerge during the 2016 season that had great significance, and impact, on American cycling. These were th...

Will Clarke, Brendan Canty and Tom Scully make the step up to Cannondale-Drapac

Will Clarke, Brendan Canty and Tom Scully will make the step up to the WorldTour in 2017, joining the Cannondale-Drapac outfit as their D...

Americans Gaimon and King, a pair of Cannondale-Drapac riders uncertain for 2017

As the 2016 road cycling season nears its end, with the world championships just a few weeks away, for many thoughts have turned to the 2...

Turning point: Taylor Phinney on purpose, changing teams, and the unbearable heaviness of invisible weight

Taylor Phinney sits alone, stooping to take up a spot atop the drinks cooler outside the BMC Racing team bus. His teammates are all insid...

Canada's Mike Woods, on his first WorldTour season: 'There are no easy days'

Bike racing is bike racing, but nothing can prepare a developing rider for the elite level of the WorldTour. Friends and teammates can te...

Sep Vanmarcke inks contract with Cannondale-Drapac, boosts team’s Classics potential

Four seasons after he won the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad with the Garmin-Cervélo/Slipstream Sports setup, the team – now called Cannondale-Dra...