Contador Takes Queen Stage Win And Lead At Route du Sud

Tinkoff-Saxo’s Alberto Contador wins stage 3 of Route du Sud, 13 seconds in front of rival Nairo Quintana. Contador, who now leads the race with 0’17”, put in a determined effort on Port de Balès after his teammates had laid down the ground work decimating the group of favorites. The ultimate attack came on the descent of the final climb, where he dropped Quintana and Latour. Upon … [Read more...]

Team Tinkoff-Saxo Target The Giro d’Italia GC

Friday the 9th of May, this year’s first Grand Tour, Giro d’Italia is launched with the toughest discipline in the world of cycling – a team time trial. 21.7 kilometers of pure acid-burning pain to get things started in Belfast. Then another two stages in Belfast and Dublin before the entire peloton is transported to the homeland of the Giro. In Italy, two individual time trials, 8 sprinter … [Read more...]