Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Hits The Big Apple To Launch 2015 Team

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Wilton, CT. – January 8, 2015 – Last night, Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling launched the 2015 team at the world-famous IAC building in New York City. Attendees included media, VIPs, bicycle dealers and celebrities. For the first time ever, the event was live-streamed, allowing fans from around the world to join in on the action. Riders Andrew Talansky, Ben King, Dan Martin, Davide Formolo, Joe … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins To Launch New Professional Cycling Team

London, Jan 8, 2015 (AFP) - British cycling great Bradley Wiggins is to set up a new professional cycling team in his name this year as he gears up for the team pursuit at the 2016 Olympic Games. Wiggins is keen to give something back to the sport and wants to use his success to encourage a healthy cycling culture within the country. "Cycling has given me everything," he said in a … [Read more...]

Colavita And Bianchi Unite To Support Pro Women’s Cycling

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Edison, NJ - The iconic Italian brands Colavita and Bianchi are coming together to support the professional Colavita/Bianchi Women’s Cycling Team in 2015. By combining their strengths, these brands promise to support an American team born of the famed Italian passion for the sport of cycling. Both brands boast unmatched heritage. Colavita, founded more than 100 years ago in St. Elia a … [Read more...]

Another Kazakh Rider Victor Okishev Tests Positive For Steroids

PARIS, Nov 19, 2014 (AFP) - Kazakh cycling team Astana's participation in next year's WorldTour was further compromised on Wednesday when the International Cycling Union (UCI) announced a fourth rider in two months had tested positive for a banned substance. Victor Okishev, who rides for Astana's reserve team, failed a test for steroids during the Asian championships last May and has … [Read more...]

Belgian Cycling Champion Igor Decraene Takes Own Life

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BRUSSELS, Aug 30, 2014 - Belgium world junior cycling champion Igor Decraene was found dead on Saturday after taking his own life at the age of just 18, local media press reports said. A native of Waregem in northern Belgium, Decraene killed himself not far from there at Zulte, the Belga news agency said without giving further details. The Belgian cycling federation said it was … [Read more...]

Eddie Merckx In Hospital After Heart Scare

BRUSSELS, Aug 29, 2014 (AFP) - Cycling great Eddie Merckx has been hospitalised in Brussels after complaining about heart pains, Belgian newspapers reported on Friday. Het Laatste Nieuws and De Morgen said the 69-year-old Belgian had been suffering from hypertension and had lost consciousness last weekend. Merckx, known as "The Cannibal" in the prime of his cycling career in … [Read more...]

Scott Creates The Strongest Cycling Clothing Ever

SCOTT is proud to introduce the ITD ProTec Technology. This one of a kind blend of Carbon yarns and ceramic prints provides a fabric with very high abrasion resistance, especially in the case of high speed crashes. The SCOTT RC ProTec outfit is the very first bikewear kit featuring this technology and will be available to end-consumers in 2015. http://tinyurl.com/olbteng … [Read more...]

2014 USA Pro Challenge Team Rosters Impressive

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Denver (August 7, 2014) – With an impressive lineup of the top professional cyclists in the world, the provisionary team rosters* for the 2014 USA Pro Challenge have been confirmed and are headlined by Pro Challenge defending champion and fifth-place finisher in last month’s Tour de France Tejay van Garderen, as well as 2014 Tour de France KOM Jersey winner Rafa? Majka and teammate and Tour de … [Read more...]

Demise of Italian Cycling Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

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by Barnaby CHESTERMAN NANCY, France, July 12, 2014 - The demise of Italian cycling has been greatly exaggerated according to winning pair Vincenzo Nibali and Matteo Trentin. Nibali, 29, kept hold of the Tour de France yellow jersey after Trentin, 24, won Friday's 234.5km stage from Epernay to Nancy. Italian cycling has come under fire in local press but the performances … [Read more...]

Belkin To Exit Pro Cycling After 2014 Season

Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands - 17th June 2014 - By the end of 2014 Belkin will exit Pro Cycling as the title sponsor of the Belkin Pro Cycling Team. Belkin entered into cycling last year with the aim to increase brand awareness and subsequently sales revenue. While initial brand awareness results increased for the Belkin brand throughout Europe, the company strategy is to be more globally … [Read more...]