Analysis: The Vuelta is better without Thomas, Froome

Analysis: The Vuelta is better without Thomas, Froome

Confirmation that Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas will skip the Vuelta a España means one thing — the Spanish grand tour just got a lot better. The Vuelta is already the most entertaining grand tour to watch anyway. But without its two GC aces, Sky will not be riding...
Trek women’s road team takes shape for 2019

Trek women’s road team takes shape for 2019

FLORENCE, Italy (VN) — Women’s cycling’s new super team Trek is taking shape, with Giorgia Bronzini leading the way and Lizzie Deignan relishing an opportunity to continue racing. The British star Deignan, winner of the 2015 UCI road worlds and the 2016 Tour of...
Watch the 2018 Colorado Classic live

Watch the 2018 Colorado Classic live

We are pleased to offer a livestream of the 2018 Colorado Classic! The four-day race runs August 16-19 in Vail and Denver, Colorado. Live coverage of the men’s races begins daily at 1 p.m. Mountain. Read the full article at Watch the 2018 Colorado Classic live on...
Thomas and Froome to skip Vuelta for Tour of Britain

Thomas and Froome to skip Vuelta for Tour of Britain

LONDON (AFP) — Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas and the man whose crown he took in July, his teammate Chris Froome, will compete in next month’s Tour of Britain rather than the season’s final grand tour. Both Team Sky riders have rarely graced their home Tour in...
The Outer Line: Tour de Trump with a Russian accent

The Outer Line: Tour de Trump with a Russian accent

Note: Erik Raschke is an American writer living in Amsterdam. A native of Denver, he has written on various topics for different national and international publications such as the New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, and the Denver Post. He has also written...
Preview: Can a climber win Colorado Classic?

Preview: Can a climber win Colorado Classic?

If you hold a race in one of America’s most mountainous states, will a climber win it? Not necessarily. The second edition of the Colorado Classic begins Thursday in Vail, running through Sunday where it will conclude in Denver. Although the men’s and women’s races...
VeloNews Show: Why Tour of Utah has staying power

VeloNews Show: Why Tour of Utah has staying power

More episodes of the VeloNews Show VN Show: Was the 2018 Tour a good race for fans? VN Show: Did Tour de France stage 17 live up to the hype? VN Show: Tour de France hopefuls must attack… but where? VN Show: How will top Tour contenders fare on cobbles? More episodes...
Ellen Noble inks Red Bull deal

Ellen Noble inks Red Bull deal

Ellen Noble, known for her talents on the mountain bike and ’cross course, as well as her outspoken stance on women in cycling, is the latest cyclist to become a Red Bull athlete, signing a partnership with the brand that begins this cyclocross season. “It’s such an...
ASO’s course designer promises more Tour surprises

ASO’s course designer promises more Tour surprises

Tour de France organizers threw a bit of everything at the peloton this summer, from cobblestones to gravel roads to a short climbing stage of just 65 kilometers to classic, five-climb stages across the Pyrénées. Thierry Gouvenou, the man who hunts out France’s...
CCC/BMC beefs up roster with Barta, Geschke

CCC/BMC beefs up roster with Barta, Geschke

FLORENCE, Italy (VN) — The new CCC team with the BMC Racing structure is beefing up for its 2019 debut with key signees American Will Barta and German climbing ace Simon Geschke. Geschke joins the squad after riding alongside Tom Dumoulin at Team Sunweb. He helped...