ORICA-GreenEDGE Announces 2014 Tour de France Roster

ORICA-GreenEDGE has announced its nine rider squad for the 2014 Tour de France. More than half the squad make their Tour debut with five first timers. The remaining four were part of the successful team that scored two stage wins and a four day stint in the yellow jersey last year. "This year we are going to the Tour without a sprinter for the flat stages and will be targeting numerous … [Read more...]

Simon Clarke Wins Polka Dot Jersey at La Vuelta a Espana

Simon Clarke wrote history on Sunday when he clinched the mountain classification jersey at the Vuelta a EspaƱa after three weeks of racing. In his Grand Tour debut, the 26-year-old delivered ORICA-GreenEDGE their first Grand Tour jersey, the second polka dot jersey for Australia. "I think this was even more exciting than it might have been because it was unexpected," said Clarke. "With a … [Read more...]

Australia’s Simon Clarke Wins Tour of Spain Stage 4

Estacion de Valdezcaray, Spain, Aug 21, 2012 (AFP) - Australia's Simon Clarke won the mountainous fourth stage of the Tour of Spain on Tuesday while Spain's Joaquin Rodriguez took the overall leader's red jersey. Clarke edged ahead of Germany's Tony Martin in the final meters of the 160.6-kilometre run between Barakaldo and the Estacion de Valdezcaray ski resort, which ended in the … [Read more...]

GreenEdge Adds Belgian Classics Hopefuls To Roster

PARIS, Sept 9, 2011 (AFP) - Australian cycling outfit GreenEdge have added up-and-coming Belgian Jens Keukeleire to their line-up, it was announced on Friday. GreenEdge are set to become the first Australian-registered team in the elite peloton and hope to acquire a UCI ProTour licence in order to compete in the 2012 season -- which should be helped by the signing of top names so far. … [Read more...]

GreenEdge Signs Vaitkus

PARIS, Aug 24, 2011 - Australia's new cycling team GreenEdge announced its latest recruit on Monday, Lithuanian Tomas Vaitkus. The 29-year-old former junior world time trial champion becomes the 14th rider to join the outfit, joining the likes of Australians Baden Cooke, Matt Wilson and Simon Clarke and veteran Canadian champion Svein Tuft. … [Read more...]