SKODA has come out with a new advertising campaign and this one features Sir Bradley Wiggins.
Marcel Kittel recently had his head broken during the Tour of Dubai races after receiving a blow from an Astana cyclist that left him bleeding seriously.
After coming very close to quitting the sport this year, American Taylor Phinney has said that cycling needs to be improved thoroughly.
The weather is warming up a bit. This means this is time to ride. Critical Cycles, a well known commuter lifestyle bike company, introduced bikes that you can worry a lot less about because – one, they cost a lot less. Only $199 can make you have a Harper Coaster. It is a steel-frame and single-speed bike and can be rode fixed and freewheel. The firm also caters to people of bike theft with a twenty percent discount for anyone who has had a bike filched in the last ninety days.
Colombia’s Nairo Quintana held on to his lead over Spain’s Alberto Contador to win Tour of Catalonia for the very first time earlier on Sunday. Nairo successfully defended his 7 second advantage over Contador in Sunday’s last stage, an 8 lap ride over 136.4 kms (84.7 miles) up and down Montjuic hill overlooking Barcelona, Spain.
Bradley Wiggins has always impresses the cycling veterans with his star riding prowess and one of them is surely Luca Paolini. According to the Ghent-Wevelgem winner, Wiggo has high chances to triumph at Paris-Roubaix. The race is scheduled to start from 12th April this year. “Wiggins would win this year’s Paris-Roubaix”, stated Luca Paolini. The Tour France champ bounced back into spectacular action once again in the one-day race of Ghent-Wevelgem & even though the strong wind played a spoilt sport that day, Wiggo still managed to create a deep impression on the rivals.
The route of Amgen Tour of California was revealed by the organisers of the race on Thursday, 19th February. The race will span 724 miles. Most of the course of the race is not unfamiliar but some new places are included in the course. The eight day race is scheduled to start this year in the Month of May. The route of the women’s race was also revealed that day. The women’s race course will span 158 miles. The wome’s race will be a three day race. On the Big Bear lake on 15th May, a time trial race will be held. The time trial race course is going to be 15 miles long.
A survey carried out on cyclists who ride around at night dangerously without lights brought up that about 89% were doing this and so not obeying the law. The Thames Valley Police reported that there are almost 110 cyclists who were stopped between 6.30pm to 9pmin Oxford’s High Street.
Robbie holds a high estimation of Matthews and the crash which destroyed his dream of being in the Tour this year. Robbie believes that he will have a splendid year in Australia. He is of the opinion that he is going to conquer the stage wins and also the national title.
Earlier this year, Team Sky’s former rider- Jonathan Tiernan-Locke had been banned for about two years because he had failed a particular drug test that was taken in September 2012. Locke claimed that the blood levels were abnormal because of the alcohol that he had consumed during an outing in which he was celebrating his deal with Team Sky.