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What you need to know: Voigt's assault on cycling's iconic 'human hamster wheel'

Cycling legend Jens Voigt will make an assault on the iconic world one-hour record on Thursday - an even that will be broadcast live on British Eurosport. But can he do it? Live on Eurosport on Thursday 18th September at 6pm British time, German veteran cycling legend Jens Voigt will bring the curtain down on his illustrious career with an attempt at toppling cycling's famous Hour Record.

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Related Topix: Team CSC, Jens Voigt, Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Cycling News

Konig to ride for WorldTour team in 2015

Leopold Knig will be riding in the WorldTour in 2015, the Czech rider has confirmed to Cyclingnews . Knig, who currently rides for NetApp-Endura , wouldn't confirm who he had signed for but said that an announcement would be coming imminently.

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Related Topix: Tour de France

PezCycling News

EuroTrash Vuelta Finale

The Vuelta faces it's last days, as does the Tour of Britain, but both races are still wide open and could depend on the result of a short time trial. All the latest results, video and comments, plus previews of the Canadian Classics and more contract news.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Velonews

U.S. announces elite men's roster for 2014 road world championships

USA Cycling has announced the roster for the elite men's team that will represent the U.S. at the 2014 UCI road world championships, Sept. 21-28 in Ponferrada, Spain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tejay Van Garderen, Tour de France

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Cycling News

Voigt to attempt hour record

Jens Voigt has announced that he will attempt to break the world hour record on September 18 in Grenchen, Switzerland.

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Related Topix: Team CSC, Jens Voigt, Cycling, Fassa Bortolo, Fabian Cancellara, Carlos Sastre Candil

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Cycling News

Frank Schleck, Zoidl renew with Trek Factory Racing

US Pro champion Eric Marcotte and Luxembourg champion Frank Schleck at the USA Pro Challenge start in Aspen The Trek Factory Racing team today announced that Luxembourg champion Frnk Schleck and Austrian road champion Riccardo Zoidl have renewed their contracts with the team through 2016.

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Related Topix: Cycling

Examiner

Goss gears up to leave GreenEDGE

Launceston's Matthew Goss is set to leave Orica-GreenEDGE and possibly the elite level of world cycling.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Mark Cavendish, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cycling

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Cycling News

Van Garderen, Costa and Gerrans confirmed for the GP Quebec and GP Montreal

The organisers of the GP Quebec and the GP Montreal have confirmed that the USA's Tejay van Garderen , current world champion Rui Costa and Australia's Simon Gerrans will ride the one-day WorldTour races on September 12 and 14, with six of the current top 15 in the WorldTour rankings leading the WorldTour teams.

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Related Topix: Saunier Duval - Prodir, Cycling, Chris Horner, Brent Bookwalter, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Podium Cafe

A Farewell to Jens

As the bell rang for the final finishing circuit of the USA Pro Challenge in Denver on Sunday, Jens Voigt was where we expected to see him - off the front, legs churning, bike rocking back and forth, in the final breakaway of his storied career.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Team CSC, Jens Voigt, Tour de France, Bouygues Telecom, Thomas Voeckler

Silicon Alley Insider

It's So Hot At The Tour of Spain That The Pro Cyclists Are Losing 10 Pounds A Day

That's probably not what's going through the minds of cyclists in Spain this week, where it feels like an inferno: It's so hot at the Vuelta a EspaA a , or Tour of Spain, that the riders are drinking 12 water bottles and losing 10 pounds a day, VeloNews' Andrew Hood reports from the race.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Fassa Bortolo, Fabian Cancellara

Velonews

Finding the balance: Michael Rogers on teamwork, happiness, and what comes next

After a turbulent end to the 2013 season, Michael Rogers has enjoyed a renaissance in 2014, with a Tour stage win and two Giro stage wins.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Michael Rogers, Quickstep, Tour de France, Team CSC, Jens Voigt, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Denver Post

Eric Heiden impressed by Tejay van Garderen's USA Pro Challenge

As a five-time Olympic gold medalist in speed skating who later turned to road cycling, competing in the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France, Eric Heiden knows what makes a great endurance athlete.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tejay Van Garderen, Cycling, Christian Vande Velde, Jens Voigt, Elia Viviani, Ice Skating, Winter Sports

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Watersblogged

USA Pro Challenge

Source: www.facebook.com --- Tuesday, August 19, 2014Race stoppage at USA Pro Challenge draws peloton's ire Race stoppage in Colorado draws peloton's ire - VeloNews.com velonews.competitor.com Reviews among the peloton over Tuesday's controversial neutralization on Kebler Pass did not appear to be mixed ... Source: photos.denverpost.com --- ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Frank Schleck, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Cycling News

Hivert joins Bretagne-Seche Environnement

Having ridden for the Belkin WorldTour team in 2014, Bretagne-Sch Environnement has announced that Jonathan Hivert will join the the French Pro-Continental team for the 2015 season.

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Related Topix: Cycling

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Velonews

Majka's Colorado roller coaster: 'I don't think I can win'

For the third time in four days, Rafal Majka crossed the finish line at the USA Pro Challenge frustrated over an inability to seize the race lead.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tour de France, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel

Denver Post

For Jens Voigt, valiant effort at Pro Challenge falls agonizingly short as career end nears

The attack at the top of the climb in the Garden of the Gods started like so many others German cyclist Jens Voigt has attempted throughout his 18 years as a professional cyclist.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Team CSC, Jens Voigt, Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel, Tour de France

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Suria

Van Garderen strikes for lead in Pro...

Tejay Van Garderen attacked in the final kilometer of the Monarch Mountain summit finish to seize the third stage and overall lead at the USA Pro Challenge cycle race.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tour de France, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel

Sys-Con Media

Cannondale Pro Cycling and Slipstream Sports Join Forces

Cannondale, a premium brand of Dorel Industries, Inc. , will become a title sponsor and technical bicycle sponsor for the team and will take an ownership stake in the management organization of Slipsteam Sports LLC. Slipstream Sports, the top American professional cycling organization dedicated to ethical sport and developing the next generation of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cycling, Saeco - Romer's - Wetzikon, Tour de France

CBS Local

Top 15 Podium Kisses At The USA Pro Challenge

One of the most fun parts of professional bike races like this week's USA Pro Challenge for the riders has to be after a stage win when they pose for photos and get a kiss from a pretty lady.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tour de France, Tyler Farrar, Health Net Presented by Maxxis

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Velonews

On first glance, Majka looks comfortable with altitude at Pro Challenge

Is it the rider who told the press Sunday that he didn't expect to have adapted to altitude in time to contend for the overall victory? Or is it the rider who finished sixth overall at the Giro d'Italia, won two mountain stages and the KOM title at the Tour de France, won the Tour of Poland, and then finished with the front group in Aspen on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel, Fred Rodriguez, Davitamon - Lotto, Jelly Belly - Pool Gel

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