Quintana Back In Giro Pink As Dumoulin Struggles On Stage 19

Quintana Back In Giro On Stage 19 By Justin DAVIS     Piancavallo, Italy, May 26, 2017 (AFP) - Former winner Nairo Quintana took the Giro d'Italia pink jersey from Dutch rival Tom Dumoulin on Friday but the Colombian climber warned the race is "far from over" with two stages left. "It's still quite difficult," Quintana said when asked if he could win in Milan on … [Read more...]

Bennett Ride Tour of Cali Victory In Pasadena

  Three U.S. Riders Place in the Top-5 at America’s Only WorldTour Professional Cycling Race   PASADENA, Calif. (May 20, 2017) – After cycling for seven days and 583 miles across California, Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s George Bennett (NZL) claimed the 2017Amgen Tour of Californiarace championship today in Pasadena with an overall time of 22 hours, 54 minutes and 38 seconds at … [Read more...]

Dumoulin Denies Quintana To Win Giro 14th Stage

Dumoulin Stamps His Name On Stage 14   Oropa, Italy, May 20, 2017 (AFP) - Dutchman Tom Dumoulin further underlined his Giro d'Italia victory ambitions by stunning Colombian rival Nairo Quintana to claim victory on Saturday's 14th stage. "This is really incredible. I'm super, super happy," said Dumoulin, who attacked his Movistar rival inside the final two kilometres of an 11.8km climb … [Read more...]

Kiwi Bennett Rides Into Yellow Jersey At Tour of Cali

Bennett And Dibben Have A Great Day In Cali Los Angeles, May 20, 2017 (AFP) - Britain's Jonathan Dibben won the sixth stage of the Tour of California in Big Bear Lake on Friday while Kiwi George Bennett took over the yellow jersey with surprising time trial performance. The 27-year-old Bennett is considered a climbing specialist so his blazing time trial ride through the San Bernardino … [Read more...]

The Unstoppable Gaviria Claims Fourth Giro Win

The Unstoppable Gaviria Fourpetes   Tortona, Italy, May 19, 2017 (AFP) - Colombia's Fernando Gaviria underlined his status as the 100th Giro d'Italia's top sprinter after powering to an impressive fourth victory at the end of stage 13 on Friday. Gaviria, of the Quick Step team, looked out of contention during a hectic dash for the finish but produced a ferocious late burst to stun … [Read more...]

Talansky Finally Gets A Tour of California Stage Win

CALIFORNIAN ANDREW TALANSKY CLAIMS FIRST AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA STAGE WIN    With a Tight Leader Board Separated by Mere Seconds, Tomorrow’s Big Bear Lake Time Trial Will Be a Critical Stage for 2017 Race Championship Contenders  BALDY, Calif. (May 18, 2017) – It was an uphill battle – literally – for the race lead at today’s Amgen Tour of California, with Cannondale-Drapac … [Read more...]

Hat-Trick For Gaviria As Dumoulin Defends Giro Pink

Hat-Trick For Gaviria On Stage 12     Reggio Emilia, Italy, May 18, 2017 (AFP) - Colombian Fernando Gaviria staked his claim for the sprinters top prize at the 100th Giro d'Italia after powering to a third win on stage 12 that frustrated the hosts again Thursday. Dutchman Tom Dumoulin, of the Sunweb team, retained the race leader's pink jersey and an overall lead of 2min 23sec … [Read more...]

World Champion Sagan Rockets To TOC 16th Career Win

WORLD CHAMPION PETER SAGAN ROCKETS TO 16TH CAREER  Amgen TOUR OF CALIFORNIA STAGE WIN IN CALIFORNIA’S CENTRAL COAST   Seconds Separate Race Leaders Heading into Tomorrow’s 99-mile Ride from Santa Barbara to Santa Clarita   MORRO BAY, Calif. (May 16, 2017) – BORA-hansgrohe’s two-time defending World Champion Peter Sagan (SVK) charged from behind and overtook a group sprint … [Read more...]

Dumoulin Flies Into Giro Pink, Quintana Drops To Second

Domoulin Now Wears Giro Pink Jersey By Justin DAVIS     Montefalco, Italy, May 16, 2017 (AFP) - Dutchman Tom Dumoulin cruised to victory in the 10th stage time trial of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday to claim the race leader's pink jersey from Colombian Nairo Quintana. Dumoulin, of the Sunweb team, flew over the rolling, 39.8 km course in the Sagrantino wine-growing region to … [Read more...]

Quintana Soars To Giro Victory As Rivals Suffer

  Quintana Soars To Giro Victory As Rivals Suffer By Justin DAVIS   Blockhaus, Italy, May 14, 2017 (AFP) - Colombia's Nairo Quintana soared to victory on a dramatic ninth stage of the Giro d'Italia Sunday that secured the race leader's pink jersey and dented the victory hopes of several key rivals. Quintana, a two-time runner-up at the Tour de France who won the 2014 Giro, had … [Read more...]