Aussie Simon Gerrans Out Of Milan-San Remo

MILAN, March 22, 2014 (AFP) - Australia's Simon Gerrans has pulled out of Sunday's Milan-San Remo race due to illness, his Oreca team said Saturday. "Simon became ill during the night and he is in no shape to take part in one of the season's longest races," said team director, Matt White. Gerrans, the 2012 champion, has been replaced in the team by compatriot Brett Lancaster. … [Read more...]

Chris Froome Pulls Out Of Milan-San Remo

MUSCAT, Feb 17, 2014 - British reigning Tour de France champion Chris Froome said Monday he will not take part in next month's Milan-San Remo classic after plans to change the route fell through. "I thought I might try my luck because the organisers had decided to make the race more difficult by adding a climb in the final," Froome told reporters on the eve of the Tour of Oman, where he … [Read more...]

Tom Boonen Holds Milan-San Remo Press Conference

Hosts MotorSport Pilots, Paralympic Athlete as Guests of Honor 15-Mar-2012: Earlier today, Tom Boonen spoke at a press conference, held at the McLaren showroom in Milan. Guests of honor included MotoGP pilot Ben Spies, cycling rider Fabrizio Macchi and Formula 1 pilot Jarno Trulli." "Specialized Venge McLaren is the fastest I've ridden, that's the main thing," Boonen said. "It saves you … [Read more...]

Australian Goss Wins Milan-San Remo

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Written by: Barnaby Chesterman ROME, March 19, 2011 - Australian Matthew Goss of the HTC-Highroad team claimed the biggest victory of his career when he sprinted to victory in Milan-Sanremo, held over 298km, on Saturday. Goss proved strongest in an eight-man finish following a thrilling finale that featured several attacks and counter-attacks. Fabian Cancellara of … [Read more...]

Milan-San Remo – The User Manual

MILAN (Italy), March 18, 2011 - Here is the user manual to the 102nd edition of the Milan-San Remo race: The route: 298 km. Starting at 09:20 (local). Arrival at16:50. Switchover Turchino (532 meters) before the halfway (km 142). Then, mania (Km 204 to 318 m) Capo Mele (km 245 to 67 m), Capo Cervo (km 250 to 61 m), Capo Berta (km 258 to 130 m), Cipressa (km 275.9 to 239 m) … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Motivated For Milan-San Remo

Fresh off helping Cadel Evans to victory at Tirreno-Adriatico, many of the BMC Racing Team's same riders hope to continue that success at Milan-San Remo Saturday. Motivated Riders Team leaders Alessandro Ballan, Marcus Burghardt, George Hincapie and Greg Van Avermaet provide a number of options, BMC Racing Team Directeur Sportif John Lelangue said. Helped by Karsten Kroon, Manuel Quinziato, … [Read more...]

HTC-HighRoad Ready To Attack Milan-San Remo

HTC-Highroad is ready to begin its assault on the first major Classic of the 2011 season this Saturday with former winner Mark Cavendish and Matt Goss as two options for the finale. "Mark has already won this race and he'll be our leader;" says HTC-Highroad sports director Valerio Piva. "He's motivated, physically he's in pretty much the same condition as when he won it in 2009 and we're sure … [Read more...]

Greipel To Make Milan-San Remo Debut

PARIS, March 15, 2011 - German sprinter Andre Greipel is set to make his Milan-SanRemo debut despite being forced to pull out of Tirreno-Adriatico earlier this week due to injuries sustained in a crash, his Omega Pharma team said Tuesday. Milan-SanRemo is one of only five cycling 'monuments' and is the first big one-day classic of the season. With 298 km to cover from Milan to … [Read more...]

Milan-San Remo 2010 Preview

Milan-Sanremo - the 101st edition The journey: 298 miles. Departure at 09:20 (Local). Arrival at 16.50. Passage to Turchino (532 m) before the halfway (142 km). Then, mania (Km 204 to 318 m), Capo Mele (Km 245 - 67 m), Capo Cervo (km 250 - 61 m), Capo Berta (km 258 to 130 m), Cipressa (km 275 to 239 m) and Poggio (km 291.8 to 160 m). 25 Teams Participating HTC-Columbia, Acqua e … [Read more...]

Armstrong Out OF Milan-San Remo Due To Stomach Issues

MILAN, Italy, March 19, 2010 (AFP) - Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong will not take part in the season opening Milan-Sanremo classic because he is suffering from gastroenteritis, his RadioShack team said Friday. Armstrong, 38, will be replaced by team-mate Fumiyuki Beppu. "It would have been good to have Lance in the line-up for the start by we prefer not to take any … [Read more...]