Baden Cooke Wins At Jayco Bay Cycling Classic

The new Team Saxo Bank rider Baden Cooke won his first race of the year Baden riding for Skilled/Lowe Farms won race 4 of the Jayco Bay Cycling Classic in front of Greg Henderson. This was the last race of the Jayco Bay Cycling Classic and overall winner was Baden's teammate Chris Sutton. … [Read more...]

Freire Puts Off His Retirement, And Now Puts Giro As A Target

Spain's former three-time world road race champion Oscar Freire has begun the new year with two resolutions: racing the Giro d'Italia for the first time, and putting his plans to retire on ice. Top sprinter Freire announced on the website of his professional road team, Dutch outfit Rabobank, on Tuesday that he is simply following team orders. "The Giro (Tour of Italy) begins in the … [Read more...]

Aussie Davis Signs With Astana

PARIS, Jan 5, 2010 (AFP) - Australian Allan Davis, champion in last year's Tour Down Under, has signed a two-year deal with the Astana team, led by Spanish star Alberto Contador, the team said Tuesday. Davis had spent the past two seasons with Belgian team Quick Step. Davis' brother Scott, a year older at 30, has also signed for the Kazakh outfit for the 2010 season. File Photo by: … [Read more...]

‘Pedal With The Pros’ Supports Team Type 1

Atlanta – Team Type 1 is opening up its 2010 training camp in northeast Georgia to cyclists of all skill levels as part of its “Pedal With The Pros” fundraiser. From Feb. 12-14, participants will experience what it is like to be a member of Team Type 1, the world’s only professional cycling team with riders who have Type 1 diabetes. They will enjoy a memorable, exclusive experience by … [Read more...]

Team Sky Aiming For Tour de France Bullseye In Five Years

Team Sky, the new professional team aiming to take Britain's cycling success on the track onto the road was officially launched Monday with the aim of producing a Tour de France winner within five years. The squad's bid for glory in the sport's greatest event is being spearheaded by triple Olympic gold medal winner Bradley Wiggins, one of eight Britons on a roster of 26 riders drawn from 12 … [Read more...]

Webcor Announces 2010 Pro Women’s Team Roster

January 1, 2010 (Redwood City, CA) - Webcor Builders Women's Professional Cycling Team today announced its 2010 official roster headlined by three Olympians and Geelong World Cup winner Katheryn Curi Mattis. Olympians Gina Grain and Erinne Willock, Webcor teammates in 2009, will be joined by Alex Wrubleski, another 2008 Olympian who is rejoining Webcor after a year's absence. Mattis is returning … [Read more...]

Fly V Australia Unveils Powerful Roster

Brisbane, Australia – Fly V Australia’s roster for 2010 is loaded top to bottom with talent that stands ready to tackle an international racing schedule. Among the 15 riders on the UCI continental squad are 10 Australians, two South Africans and one rider each from Canada, Italy and the United States. Team Owner Chris White said the team was built to accommodate a deep racing program that will … [Read more...]

Contador To Kick Off Season At Tour of the Algarve

MADRID, Jan 1, 2010 (AFP) - Reigning Tour de France champion Alberto Contador confirmed on Friday he will kick off his 2010 season during the Tour of the Algarve cycling race in Portugal mid-February. "Last year I liked the race and I think it's ideal to start the season," explained the Spaniard, who is the reigning champion in the Portuguese race. "Then I'll go to the Paris-Nice … [Read more...]

Danish Star Switches Allegiance To New Zealand

WELLINGTON, Dec 30, 2009 (AFP) - Cyclist Linda Villumsen, who won the time-trial bronze medal for her native Denmark at this year's world road racing championships, declared Wednesday she has switched allegiance to New Zealand. The 24-year-old, who officially became a New Zealand citizen earlier this week, said her first target for her adopted country was to win selection to race at the … [Read more...]

Dan Fleeman Looks For Good Fortune At Team Raleigh in 2010

Written by: Andy Layhe Cycling can be a cruel sport. Deep down Dan Fleeman knows that if it were probably not for a crash in the Bayern Rundfahrt in Germany in May of this year, he would be more than likely riding for Cérvelo in 2010. After winning the five day Tour of the Pyrenees in 2008 and finishing 7th overall in the Tour of Britain in 2008 under Sean Kelly’s An-Post team, 2009 … [Read more...]