Tagged: Contador

All my posts that mention Alberto Contador in some way.

Pro Cycling Transfers Round-Up 2018

Top 5 biggest transfers: Marcel Kittel to Katusha-Alpecin Mikel Landa to Movistar Alexander Kristoff to UAE Team Emirates Simon Gerrans to BMC Elia Viviani to Quickstep   2018 Pro Cycling Transfers in Full   Ag2r La Mondiale Ins: Silvan Dillier (BMC Racing), Tony Gallopin (Lotto-Soudal), Clement Venturini (Cofidis), Benoit Cosnefroy Outs: Sondre Holst Enger (Israel Cycling Academy), Hugo Houle (Astana), Domenico Pozzovivo (Bahrain-Merida) Astana Ins: Magnus Cort Nielsen...

Tour de France 2017 Preview • Favourites/Route/Stages

It’s that time again, time for the most famous bike race there is – the Tour de France. This year the race starts from Dusseldorf in Germany, makes its way over to Liege in Belgium (where I’ve done some riding) before entering France itself towards the end of the 3rd day. The top of the Alps are clipped, before flying across the country to work...

Peter Sagan Bora World Champion

UCI Worldtour Transfers 2017 Round-Up

Transfers round-up for the 2017 cycling season As with every season, there has been a large amount of transfers and changes over the off-season. New teams have been created, old familiar teams and team names have been consigned to history. The highest profile transfers have seen the rainbow jersey of the world champion Peter Sagan change teams, as well as GC heavyweights Vincenzo Nibali and...

2015 Tour de France Yorkshire Sheep

Tour de France 2015 Recap

Another Tour is in the history books with Brit Chris Froome now a two time winner of the race. The hilly profile created lots of exciting racing and a tight finish with a race between Nairo Quintana and Chris Froome up Alpe d’Huez to decide the winner. The start back in Utrecht feels like a lifetime ago but after a little introspection the 2016 Tour...

Giro d'Italia 2015 Poster

Giro d’Italia Week 1 Review

So far we’ve had a varied week of racing with the shorter hilly stages proving to be exciting. A full run through is below. Giro d’Italia Stage 1 Stage 1 was the 17.6km Team Time Trial which was won by one of the favourites and gave Orica-Greenedge the Pink Jersey at this stage for the second year running. Simon Gerrans had the honour of wearing...

2015 Giro d'Italia Logo

Giro d’Italia 2015 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

It’s Giro d’Italia time again! Some of the world’s best riders will fight it out over the next three weeks to see who will win overall and who will become a hero for a day. The Giro has a long history and expect to become acquainted with the smaller Italian teams like Bardiani and Androni over its course. A mixed first week followed by an...