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Event For The Defeat Of Eddy Merckx

Event For The Defeat Of Eddy Merckx

A finish at the stage of the Tour de France in 2015 at the village of ski Pra-Loup which will see the biggest loop of cycling is seen as a better suggestion. Finish at the stage level in Ubaye Valley will bear the sight of it.

Giordana Velodrome Selected As The Cycling Venue For USA Cycling Championship

Giordana Velodrome Selected As The Cycling Venue For USA Cycling Championship

Rock Hill city and Giordana Velodrome are going to host one of the most popular national cycling championships called the US Cycling Elite Track National Championships. US Cycling is the organizer for this event and a series of many other national championships that take place throughout the country. This year the cycling championship is going to take place from the 12th of August to 17th of August, 2014.

Skoda Continues With Tour France Sponsorship

Skoda Continues With Tour France Sponsorship

Delighted with Tour France decision to start off from Yorkshire this time, Skoda has declared to happily carry on sponsorship patronage for the esteemed championship in its 101st edition as well. The announcement duly echoes Skoda Ireland’s commitment towards localy cycling.

2014 marks the 11th year of Skoda as an official sponsor & vehicle supplier for Tour France- the 3rd biggest sporting event of the world which will commence from July 5 this year.

Cycling Elite Welcomed by London-Surrey Classic

Cycling Elite Welcomed by London-Surrey Classic

The London Surrey Classic this year is expected to commence from the 10th of August onwards and is a great platforms for the cycling fans to come a cheer for their sports stars right at their doorstep. Expected to start in Yorkshire, the Tour de France, will then come to the capital city in July, still remains one of the most awaited events for the elites. Apart from Grand Tours and this, cycling’s most looked up to events are definitely the Classics.

Porte confident of Tour de France chance

Porte confident of Tour de France chance

Richie Porte is full of confidence that despite missing out on the Giro d’Italia where he was supposed to lead the British Sky team, he will still be given the chance to race for the overall top place in the Tour de France while also aiding his team mate Chris Froome as he tries to defend his title.

French Cycling planning for all-conquering France Team Sky

French Cycling planning for all-conquering France Team Sky

With the launch of all new edgy 74 million Franc worth velodrome in the French capital, the national cycling body is on the plan to form France Team Sky. The French version of Team Sky is meant to dominate the entire world.

Hansen Looking Forward For The Sprinting Finishes

Hansen Looking Forward For The Sprinting Finishes

The in-form cyclist Adam Hansen from Australia has publicly said that he has much respect for Marcel Kittel the sprint ace from Germany but he does not fear the German ace.

The first tournament of the year is just around the corner and these two will go head to head in the Tour Down Under held in Adelaide. The duel between these two will start on the 19th of January when the Tour Down Under will begin and it will end on the 26th of January.

Trott Claimed 2nd Gold

Trott Claimed 2nd Gold

Laura Trott has managed to thrill her fans once again- a couple of days following her triumph at team pursuit, the leading Brit rider has claimed another gold medal in the 2013 UCI Track Cycling Championship.

The UCI World Cup is being hosted at Manchester.

Dramatic Comeback

Dramatic Comeback

The 28 years old Andy Schleck had a dramatic comeback from a slump in the form of an unfortunate crash in the 2012 Criterium du Dauphine where he suffered a bad injury of fractured pelvis. He was accustomed to get into the Tour de France as the yellow jersey favorite, but is now in the midst of fluctuations and is being forced to get hold of a new mindset before the upcoming 100th edition of the race. This injury prevented him from getting onto the track in the last year Tour, but Schleck’s brother Frank was tested positive to fulfill his woes.

Not so Busy Season

Not so Busy Season

Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador came fourth in the 2013 Tour de France. The 2007 winner of the international cycling completion said however that he would not be defending his Vuelta a España championship.

The 2012 winner of the Vuelta spoke after the Tour de France although the decision then had not been final. He later confirmed it when speaking to MARCA, a Spanish daily. He explained that he had not planed on participating in the Vuelta a España and had no interest in defending his crown.