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Jonathan Vaughters says EF will win the Tour this decade. Can they?

Jonathan Vaughters rang in the new decade with a bold prediction: EF-Education First will win the Tour de France this decade. Really, tha...

Battle of the MAMILs: Rogers vs Vaughters on Flagstaff Mountain

It was billed as talent versus training — natural talent that has spent much of the past 15 years simmering on the back burner versus str...

The weekly spin: 10 cycling books for the holiday season

The holidays are a great time for buying and reading books, whether that means curling up on the couch on a cold day with a good read, gi...

The weekly spin: Building the ultimate climbing bike

It’s happening. The bike is built. The hard work has been done. I’ll be racing EF Education First manager Jonathan Vaughters up Flagstaff...

CyclingTips Podcast: Tramadol, automated drivers, and a chat with Phil Liggett

Bike racing is back! Neal, James, and Caley begin with the news that the UCI will ban the painkiller Tramadol, often used in "finish bott...

CyclingTips Podcast: Rapha's founder on the EF deal; how we test bikes

In this week's episode, we set out to fix bike racing. We hear from Jonathan Vaughters on his team's plans to race gravel and fixed gear ...

The weekly spin: Two paths diverged in a WorldTour wood

Two bits of pro cycling sponsorship news landed within a few hours of one another Monday, and while they’re quite different, those differ...

Death in the peloton: On any given race day, tragedy can happen

Midway through Paris-Roubaix, I started to hear chatter about a bad crash, and that a rider was being airlifted out in emergency. Somehow...

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 ...

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...

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...

Q&A with Jonathan Vaughters: Cannondale-Drapac 'pulled off something incredible' at Tour de France

Standing at the team bus in Paris on Sunday evening, Cannondale-Drapac manager Jonathan Vaughters was holding a glass of champagne. His t...

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...

CyclingTips Podcast, Episode 6: 2016 Tour de France preview

In this first podcast from the 2016 Tour de France, Elden and U.S. Editor Neal Rogers discuss what it’s really like to cover the Tour de ...

Drapac signs five-year deal as co-title sponsor of Cannondale Pro Cycling Team

What was suspected for months, and hinted at with a statement in April, was made official just 48 hours before the start of the 2016...

Behind the scenes of the pro cycling business model

Given the massive media attention and television coverage races such as the Tour de France attracts, most outsiders would look at the spo...

Updated: Vaughters, USADA comment on Danielson's positive case for synthetic testosterone

Confirming the news of Tom Danielson’s positive A test for synthetic testosterone, Jonathan Vaughters has said that the rider will be sid...

Vaughters on Cannondale-Garmin’s Tour approach: “Mix it up a bit, throw in some crazy tactics”

Heading towards the Tour de France with three strong riders likely to share top billing, Cannondale-Garmin’s CEO Jonathan Vaughters has p...

Bannan, Vaughters and Plugge give predictions for Elite worlds

Speaking prior to today’s Elite world road race championships, senior figures at the head of three of the world’s biggest trade teams gav...

Vaughters: Morton 'needs to go back and rediscover why he loves his bike’

Speaking after one of the top young riders in the Garmin-Sharp team, Lachlan Morton, said that he wanted to step back from the WorldTour,...