Dekker: Dennis a better rider but doing hour at altitude could be key

Left stranded without a contract at just 30 years of age, Thomas Dekker has staked everything on an all or nothing bid to break cycling’s world hour record. Although his recent record against the clock is not as good as that of some of the other riders who will try to surpass Matthias Brandle’s 51.852 …


Steele Von Hoff: “I was just a victim of the game”

Australian sprinter Steele Von Hoff has spoken of his frustration with having to drop down from the WorldTour, saying that he was left waiting for a long time before finding out he would not be retained by Garmin-Sharp and ultimately had to settle for a Continental ride. However the 26 year old national criterium champion …


2015 Cannondale-Garmin team line-up announced; opportunities for young and experienced riders

The composition of the Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling team has been confirmed with 2015, with a blend of 16 current and 11 incoming professional riders making up what will be a 27-man roster. The team will continue to feature proven names such as Il Lombardia champion Dan Martin, former Giro d’Italia victor and 2014 Vuelta stage …


Gaimon to Optum for 2015; says he’s determined to return to WorldTour

Confirming that he will not be staying with his current Garmin Sharp team for 2015, Phil Gaimon has said that he is looking forward to the chance to chase personal targets in races with the Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies. Gaimon stepped up to WorldTour level at the start of this season with …


Phil Gaimon: Still waiting, still hoping for Garmin-Sharp renewal

At the beginning of the 2014 season Phil Gaimon got things off to a dream start with the Garmin-Sharp team, winning his first-ever race with the WorldTour team and also notching up the squad’s first victory of the year. Hitting the line first on stage one of the Tour de San Luis rewarded the team …


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Tejay van Garderen wins stage 3 of the USA Pro Challenge; Cyril Gautier wins stage 2 of the Tour du Limousin; Garmin-Sharp and Cannondale join forces for 2015; Kreuziger suspension upheld – UCI and rider react; Tiernan-Locke explains decision not to appeal suspension, questions if …


Navardauskas wins solo after late attack on a wet stage 19 of Le Tour

Ramunas Navardauskas (Garmin-Sharp) has won stage 19 of the Tour de France after attacking on the day’s only climb less than 14km from the finish. The Lithuanian rider broke clear of the peloton on the 1.3km climb and joined his teammate Tom-Jelte Slagter up the road, the latter having been part of the day’s main …

Bikes of Le Tour: Langeveld’s Dutch national champ Cervelo

Earlier this week Cervelo announced that they would be leaving Garmin-Sharp next year and heading over to sponsor the South African ProContinental team MTN-Qhubeka. As Dave Everett reports, this hasn’t stopped them from coming up trumps with a great looking paint job for current Dutch champion Sebastian Langeveld.


Cervélo confirms no renewal with Garmin-Sharp/Slipstream, Cannondale deal with team expected

Following on from this week’s announcement that the Cervélo bicycle company will partner with the MTN Quebeka team next year, taking over from Trek, the company has confirmed to CyclingTips that it will end its four season association with Slipstream Sports, the management company behind the current Garmin-Sharp team.  “Cervélo and Slipstream have agreed that …


Mixed reactions to Talansky crash, Gerrans argues he wasn’t at fault

Team kit torn, skin red and language turning blue; Andrew Talansky was, to say the least, unimpressed with Simon Gerrans at the finish of stage seven of the Tour de France on Friday. The duo crossed over each other during the final sprint to the line in Nancy, with Talansky’s drift left and Gerrans’ move …


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