Stage Three Crash Ends Fabian Cancellara Tour de France

Fabian Cancellara was whisked off to the hospital for a CT scan shortly after he crossed the finish line of the crash-marred stage three at the Tour de France, and hours later the news confirmed the worst: two transverse process fractures in two vertebrae bones of the lower back. It is the identical injury he sustained in E3 Harelbeke last March, but this time the L3 and L4 vertebrae on the … [Read more...]

Frank Schleck Pulled Out Of The Tour de France

Paris, June 23, 2015 (AFP) - Former podium finisher Frank Schleck will miss the Tour de France due to a knee injury, his Trek team said Tuesday. He is suffering from inflammation of a ligament and a problem with the bone. "Chronic pain in the right knee has forced the management and medical staff of the team to pull Frank Schleck from the Tour de France roster," said the Trek … [Read more...]

Nizzolo Wins Giro d’Italia Red Points Jersey

Giacomo Nizzolo secured the maglia rossa on the final day in the Giro d’Italia by taking the third place points in the second intermediate sprint behind a two-rider breakaway, then sprinting to fifth place as the escapees contested the stage win. Nizzolo: “It was hard to control today, and during the stage we lost some points. For the second sprint there was a lot of stress – maybe too … [Read more...]

Jens Voigt Headlines Trek for Tour de France

PARIS, June 25, 2014 (AFP) - German veteran Jens Voigt is set to compete in his 17th Tour de France after being named in an experienced nine-strong Trek Factory Racing team for cycling's greatest race. The 42-year-old Voigt, a stage winner in 2001 and 2006 and yellow jersey wearer in 2011 and 2005, has not missed a Tour since making his debut in 1988. His appearance will draw him … [Read more...]

Fabian Cancellara’s Hour Record Attempt On Hold

Following the UCI’s decision to change the Hour Record regulations, Trek Factory Racing and Fabian Cancellara are announcing that the project to attempt to break the record has been suspended for an undetermined amount of time. General Manager Luca Guercilena: “At this point we need to assess the situation. We've invested many resources, both human and financial, to prepare for an attempt … [Read more...]