Alex Dowsett Stays With Movistar Team Through 2017

September 22, 2014 | Madrid Essex boy to remain into telephone squad's roster after excellent 2014 season, including Tour of Britain GC lead and gold medal in Glasgow's Commonwealth Games TT After two remarkable seasons that included his debut -with a stage win- in a Grand Tour, the 2013 Giro d'Italia, and consistent performances both as a domestique and in his individual chances as a time … [Read more...]

Matthias Brandle Takes Another Stage At Tour of Britain Stage 6

LONDON, Sept 12, 2014 (AFP) - Austria's Matthias Brandle clinched his second consecutive stage victory in the Tour of Britain on Friday, but Movistar's Alex Dowsett is the new overall leader. Dowsett had started stage six one minute and 25 seconds behind Omega Pharma-Quick Step's Michal Kwiatkowski in the overall standings, yet he ended the day's racing in possession of the yellow … [Read more...]

Dowsett Beats Wiggins In Giro d’Italia Time Trial

SALTARA, Italy, May 11, 2013 (AFP) - Briton Alex Dowsett stole the limelight from compatriot and former teammate Bradley Wiggins in the Giro d'Italia eighth stage time trial on Saturday with Italian Vincenzo Nibali inheriting the leader's pink jersey. This 54.8 kilometer race against the clock was seen as an ideal opportunity for Wiggins, the Olympic time trial gold medalist, to make up … [Read more...]

Michael Rogers Signs To Ride With Team Sky

PARIS - Australia's Michael Rogers has ended a successful five-year spell with HTC-Columbia by signing for British outfit Team Sky. The 30-year-old from Canberra, a three-time world time trial champion, brings a wealth of stage-racing experience as a veteran of nine Grand Tours. Sports director Sean Yates is delighted to have Rogers on board and feels he can be a great role model for … [Read more...]

English, Australians Set To Dominate in Delhi

Written by: Frankie Taggart NEW DELHI - Cycling at the Commonwealth Games will be as notable for the big names missing as much as the riders gunning for glory. A string of top stars have pulled out diminishing the quality of competition but also giving the event a fresh look. Hosts India are competing for the first time in 32 years but are not seen as serious contenders with … [Read more...]

Three New Riders Signings For Team Sky

Team Sky have announced three new signings for the 2011 season - Rigoberto Urán, Xabier Zandio and Alex Dowsett. Announcing the new riders, Team Principal Dave Brailsford said: "These signings will strengthen our squad even further for our second season on the road. Rigoberto and Xabier join from Caisse d'Epargne and both should come to the fore in the mountains in the Grand Tours, an area we … [Read more...]

English, Australians Set To Dominate in Delhi

NEW DELHI - Cycling at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi will be as notable for the big names missing as much as the riders gunning for glory. A string of top stars have pulled out or failed selection, diminishing the quality of competition but also giving the event a fresh look. Hosts India are competing for the first time in 32 years but are not seen as serious contenders with … [Read more...]

David Tanner Wins At The Tour Of Utah Stage 1, Dowsett Now Leader

Trek-LIVESTRONG's Leaders Jersey Transfers from Taylor Phinney to Alex Dowsett at The Tour Of Utah SALT LAKE CITY - August 18, 2010 - The first stage of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, presented by Zions Bank, came down to a two man battle for the stage win between Team Fly V Australia's David Tanner and Trek-LIVESTRONG's Alex Dowsett. Tanner took the stage win, but it was Dowsett who … [Read more...]

Trek-LIVESTRONG’s Taylor Phinney Pulls On Yellow at Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah Prologue

SALT LAKE CITY - August 17, 2010 - Team Trek-LIVESTRONG came out swinging in the Tour of Utah Prologue , presented by the Salt Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau, with Taylor Phinney and Alex Dowsett taking the top two positions. The course followed a 2.8 mile out and back course finishing near the steps of the state capitol. The seventh rider to start, Robert (Bobby) Lea of ON THE RIVET … [Read more...]