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De Kort retires from racing, will move into new role with Trek-Segafredo

Koen de Kort hangs up the wheels after a long career in the pro peloton.

Koen de Kort has three fingers amputated after off-road vehicle incident

Koen de Kort suffered a serious injury to his right hand while driving a vehicle off-road.

Hidden by Lycra: Tattoos of the men's pro peloton

There's little doubt that tattoos have become more popular in recent years. Where body art was once confined to a small sub-section of th...

Commentary: To prevent crashes, UCI should record GC times at 3km to go on sprint stages

Rider safety is a recurring issue that has been put under scrutiny a number of times in recent seasons, and it resurfaced once again duri...

John Degenkolb and Koen de Kort sign for Trek-Segafredo

The 2015 Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix champion John Degenkolb has confirmed a move from Giant-Alpecin to Trek-Segafredo for next seas...

Stage 7 of the Tour Down Under: the inaugural Rickshaw World Championships

For most riders in the Tour Down Under peloton, the year's first WorldTour race ran for a measly six stages. But for four of the toughest...

Giant-Alpecin road captain Koen de Kort reacts to team’s horror collision

The seven-man Giant-Alpecin team competing at the Santos Tour Down Under awoke in Adelaide to the horrific news of a collision at a team ...

Giant-Alpecin CEO Spekenbrink: “When you don't have passion for this, you should be out of cycling”

Racing for several years as one of the smaller teams on the world stage, needing invites to the Grand Tours and other top events and only...

De Kort interview: Backing Kittel and Degenkolb in cycling’s biggest races

He’s a fast finisher in his own right, but Dutchman Koen de Kort has built his career around helping others. In recent years he’s dedicat...

How Tinkov’s Grand Tour Challenge could prove costly for cycling

The idea may be on hold for 2015, but Oleg Tinkov is determined to keep pushing the sport’s top riders to eventually accept his proposed ...

Ask Koen de Kort: Episode Four

It's been a few months now since we last checked in with Argos-Shimano's resident Dutch-Australian Koen de Kort. It's fair to say Koen's ...

Koen de Kort pays his debts

Marcel Kittel's leadout man Koen de Kort made a bet before the Tour. If Marcel could win three stages, Koen would get a haircut just like...

Dave's Shoddy Interviews: Koen de Kort

The Fear, that's what a few of the riders had today. Koen de Kort tells it like it is. Oh and also about UCI rules and some "cool" vests.

Ask Koen de Kort – Episode Three

The last time we heard from Argos-Shimano rider Koen de Kort he was back home in The Netherlands nursing a broken collarbone. A few month...

Ask Koen de Kort – Episode Two

In this instalment of Ask Koen de Kort, we catch the Argos-Shimano rider at home, nursing a broken collarbone but itching to get back on ...

Tour Down Under Shoddy Interviews :: Jens Voigt, Koen and Lloydie, Jens Mouris, and Julian Kern

In this Australia Day special, we talk to Jens Voigt about his favorite Aussie culinary delights, Koen and Lloydie talk about their "lone...

TDU Shoddy Interviews :: Calvin Watson, Koen de Kort, Greg Henderson, Chris Juul Jensen and Philip Gilbert

Today at the Tour Down Under we spoke with Calvin Watson (UniSA) about what it's like to step up to the World Tour level, Chris Juul Jens...

Tour Down Under Shoddy Interviews :: Matty Goss, Matty Lloyd, Koen de Kort

Today at the startline we spoke with Matty Goss who talks about Gangnam Style, Matty Lloyd/Matty Hayman/CJ Sutton who discuss skincare, a...

Tour Down Under Shoddy Interviews :: Greg Henderson, Timmy Duggan, Geraint Thomas and Koen de Kort

Today at the start line we had a lighthearted chat with Greg Henderson (Lotto Belisol), Timmy Duggan (Saxo-Tinkoff), Geraint Thomas (SKY)...