NEW PROBLEMS FOR TDF WINNER

Spanish double Tour de France winner Juan Miguel Mercado is under investigation after allegedly being involved in a burglary gang. Mercado, who rode for iBanesto.com and Quick-Step during his racing career from 1998 to 2007, has been named in Spanish media as a suspect after thieves stole an estimated €120,000 across 16 different burglaries. The Spanish Civil Guard has […]

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SEE WHO STARTS IN UAE TOUR THIS YEAR

The start list for the inaugural edition of the Saudi Tour is coming together, with Mark Cavendish set to headline the race. Slated for five stages from February 4-8, the Middle East stage race is centered around the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh with a combination of city and desert landscapes providing the backdrop. The […]

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LEGAL CASE ON DOPING IN CYCLING

Stefan Denifl’s defense lawyer has claimed “in cycling, there is 90 percent doping” as the Austrian pro stands trial over his own blood doping. Denifl, who formerly raced for Aqua Blue Sport and IAM Cycling, is on trial in Austria accused of serious sporting fraud after he used the banned performance-enhancing method. The 32-year-old, winner […]

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RIDERS YOU SHOULD WATCH IN 2020

Strava has given us all the opportunity to gain extra insight into the effort that the professional riders put into racing. With statistics for speed, distance, power and more, it’s easier than ever to follow every pedal stroke that riders make in the biggest races. More and more pro riders are joining Strava, with a […]

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