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 The Tour Down Under organiser has offered BMC Racing Team a wildcard to contest January’s opening round of the ProTour, in a move that will see International Cycling Union (UCI) road world champion Cadel Evans race on home soil in the rainbow jersey. Evans had been rumoured to start the race with his former ProTour team Silence-Lotto following his worlds victory, but since last weekend’s announcement of his move to the Professional Continental squad Evans has remained mum on the topic. ...

Evans’ BMC gets Tour Down Under wildcard

The Tour Down Under organiser has offered BMC Racing Team a wildcard to contest January’s opening round of the ProTour, in a move that will see International Cycling Union (UCI) road world champion Cadel Evans race on home soil in the rainbow jersey. Evans had been rumoured to start the race with his former ProTour […]

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 Hilton Clarke will bring his ProTour experience back to the US in 2010 with the recently announced Bahati Foundation Professional Cycling Team. The Australian sprinter hopes that his well-known criterium expertise will bring success to the new squad in order to inspire and empower underprivileged youth to rise above their circumstances. "I did my year there and this opportunity came up," Clarke said. "It sounded like a cool thing that Rahsaan is putting together and I wanted to be ...

Clarke brings European experience back to America

Hilton Clarke will bring his ProTour experience back to the US in 2010 with the recently announced Bahati Foundation Professional Cycling Team. The Australian sprinter hopes that his well-known criterium expertise will bring success to the new squad in order to inspire and empower underprivileged youth to rise above their circumstances. “I did my year […]

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 The Tour of Denmark will test next year the 2011 World Championship circuit in Rudersdal. The race organiser will hold the final stage of its race, taking place August 8th, on the 14-kilometre circuit. "The riders will be able to test themselves on the Worlds course," said Tour of Denmark director Jesper Worre. "This will make Tour of Denmark more interesting for the teams and riders in 2010." The final stage of the 20th edition of the Tour of Denmark, August 4 to 8, will enter ...

Tour of Denmark to test 2011 World Championships circuit

The Tour of Denmark will test next year the 2011 World Championship circuit in Rudersdal. The race organiser will hold the final stage of its race, taking place August 8th, on the 14-kilometre circuit. “The riders will be able to test themselves on the Worlds course,” said Tour of Denmark director Jesper Worre. “This will […]

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 Former US Pro criterium champion Rahsaan Bahati announced Tuesday the formation of a new professional cycling team in the US, the Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling Team. The UCI Continental team, registered by Transcend Sports, a partnership between Colorado Premier Training and RAHA Sports Management, will compete in the US National Racing Calendar series and international races. The team's press release stated that it is "currently in negotiation with three Pro Tour riders who will add great ...

Bahati forms new US pro team

Former US Pro criterium champion Rahsaan Bahati announced Tuesday the formation of a new professional cycling team in the US, the Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling Team. The UCI Continental team, registered by Transcend Sports, a partnership between Colorado Premier Training and RAHA Sports Management, will compete in the US National Racing Calendar series and international […]

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Martin eyes Lombardia success

Dan Martin will be looking to put a roller coaster season behind him at the Giro di Lombardia this weekend. The Garmin-Slipstream climber finished his first Grand Tour at the Vuelta a Espa

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 Italian Damiano Cunego (Lampre-NGC) returns to racing today at the Giro dell'Emilia, two weeks after missing out on the World Championships title. He aims for a fourth Giro di Lombardia win, tying himself with Italian legend Alfredo Binda. "I say to my critics, look at my list of wins," Cunego told La Gazzetta dello Sport . "You can't judge on a single result and forget everything else; you have to take it all into account." Cunego received some criticism in from media following ...

Cunego puts Worlds behind, eyes fourth Lombardia win

Italian Damiano Cunego (Lampre-NGC) returns to racing today at the Giro dell’Emilia, two weeks after missing out on the World Championships title. He aims for a fourth Giro di Lombardia win, tying himself with Italian legend Alfredo Binda. “I say to my critics, look at my list of wins,” Cunego told La Gazzetta dello Sport […]

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Boonen aiming at Worlds time trial?

Tom Boonen, Belgium’s premier sprinter and Classics specialist, wants to further improve his time trial capabilities. The 29-year-old said he is looking for new challenges and has pointed to the World Championship time trial in Geelong, Australia, as a target for next year. Having had some good results in the time trials at the Eneco […]

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 No one was more surprised to see Andre Greipel in the escape group of the day at the World Championships than the Columbia fast man himself. Better known as a sprinter than an attacker, the German was part of a ten-rider group that got away on the first lap and stayed in front until only four laps to go, but Greipel did not feel in his place. "My assignment was to be in the escape group," he noted on his personal website, andregreipel.com. "I obediently did that for more than 215 ...

Greipel surprised himself at Worlds

No one was more surprised to see Andre Greipel in the escape group of the day at the World Championships than the Columbia fast man himself. Better known as a sprinter than an attacker, the German was part of a ten-rider group that got away on the first lap and stayed in front until only […]

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 Geraint Thomas of Great Britain is returning to the track after a disappointing World Championships in Mendrisio, Switzerland. Having finished in the top ten of the recent Tour of Britain, he had hoped to do well in the worlds road race, but abandoned in the penultimate lap. After three years with Team Barloworld, Thomas will join the newly-formed Team Sky in 2010, but his successes have come on the track. The 23-year-old was on the British team which won the World team pursuit title in both 2007 ...

Thomas returns to the track

Geraint Thomas of Great Britain is returning to the track after a disappointing World Championships in Mendrisio, Switzerland. Having finished in the top ten of the recent Tour of Britain, he had hoped to do well in the worlds road race, but abandoned in the penultimate lap. After three years with Team Barloworld, Thomas will […]

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Düster heartbroken after Worlds debacle

Scandal hit the German team at the World Championships in Mendrisio, Switzerland, when it was discovered that one of the starters in the women’s road race was not registered to ride. Sarah D

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