Michael Morkov’s Road Race Breakthrough In 2013

The Danish road race champion, Team Saxo-Tinkoff 's Michael Morkov, is evaluating the past season, which he describes as his breakthrough in international road racing. "This highlight of this season for me was undoubtedly the victory in Caceres on 6th stage of the Vuelta. It was, along with my victory at the Danish nationals my breakthrough as a cyclist and they are two victories, I will always … [Read more...]

Team Saxo-Tinkoff Announces Vuelta a Espana Line Up

The sport management of Team Saxo-Tinkoff has named the nine riders, who will represent the Danish based outfit in this year's Vuelta a Espana. The line up is: - Roman Kreuziger (Czech Republic) - Chris Anker Sørensen (Denmark) - Nicki Sørensen (Denmark) - Michael Mørkøv (Denmark) - Nicolas Roche (Ireland) - Matteo Tosatto (Italy) - Rafal Majka (Poland) - Evgeny Petrov … [Read more...]

Karsten Kroon Looking Forward To Getting Back In The Peloton

On February 5th, Team Saxo-Tinkoff's Karsten Kroon crashed during Tour of Qatar. He had surgery on his leg and the operation was successful even though it was highly complicated. They stitched his leg in four layers. It's been almost a month since the crash and here's a personal update from Karsten: “I have to say that I'm very happy about the progress I'm making. 14 days after surgery I … [Read more...]

Timmy Duggan’s On The Road Back

The American national road race champion, Timmy experienced a violent crash during third stage of his debut race for Team Saxo-Tinkoff in Tour Down Under. It's been a month since the crash and the American rider is slowly getting back on track: You must have been thinking about your crash a lot. What happened exactly? “We were going at 80 kilometers an hour through a roundabout and I … [Read more...]

Michael Rogers Looking Forward To Upcoming Challenges

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Michael Rogers joined Team Saxo-Tinkoff from January 1st 2013. The Australian rider has won the time trial World Championships three times along with overall stage race victories in Route de Sud, Tour of California, Deutschland Tour, Tour of Belgium, Vuelta a Andalucia and Bayern Rundfarht. His obvious TT-skills combined with the ability to climb makes him a highly desired rider at any … [Read more...]

Alberto Contador Takes A Beautiful Stage Win In San Luis

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Three categorized climbs were on the menu for the peloton on the 156 kilometer long sixth stage of Tour de San Luis from Quines to Mirador del Sol. Here, an uphill finish over 7 kilometers with an average gradient of more than 8% formed the big finale. As five escapees were finally caught by a chasing field lead by Team Saxo-Tinkoff close to the foot of the final mountain, the spectators were … [Read more...]

Alberto Contador launches 2013 season in Argentina

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[17.01 00:27] Team Saxo-Tinkoff's Alberto Contador just finished his second day of hard training in St. Luis, Argentina. A training ride of more than 4 hours taking advantage of the excellent weather conditions in the region. After lunch, the leader of Saxo-Tinkoff gave a press conference for the local media, focusing on his expectations for this race and why he started the 2013 season in … [Read more...]

WorldTour Teams For 2013, Saxo Bank In, Katusha Out

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PARIS, Dec 10, 2012 (AFP) - Alberto Contador's Saxo Bank team was awarded a sought-after WorldTour license on Monday, confirming the Danish outfit's place in cycling's elite division for the 2013 season. Saxo, along with French outfits AG2R La Mondiale and FDJ and Belgian team Lotto, retained their place in the 18-strong top division, providing them automatic entrance to the sport's … [Read more...]

Micahel Rogers Joins Team Saxo-Tinkoff

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[07.12 13:00] Australian rider Michael Rogers joins Team Saxo-Tinkoff. The 32 year old all-rounder from New South Wales has agreed to a contract for the coming two seasons, adding significant strength to Team Saxo-Tinkoff's roster. Michael Rogers, a former TT World Champion, has on many occasions shown his great strength in both time trialing and climbing, which make him a super domestique. … [Read more...]

Nicki Sørensen Looking Forward To 2013

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One of Team Saxo-Tinkoff's most experienced riders, Nicki Sorensen is undoubtedly one of the cornerstones of the Danish team and the quadruple Danish champion has now been part of the team since 2001. One of Nicki's biggest strengths is his versatility which he proved by having been involved in several victories in team time trials, he has four Danish championships on his resume, stage wins in … [Read more...]