Gallery: Rally-UHC’s California Training Camp

Gallery: Rally-UHC’s California Training Camp

Brandon McNulty, center, led the team up Balcom Canyon. McNulty is a third-year professional at just a racing age of 21, and the team will be looking to McNulty at key races based on his past results. Photo: Wil Matthews Rally UHC Cycling will continue to drive the...
Woods goes down swinging

Woods goes down swinging

ADELAIDE, Australia (VN) — The apprenticeship is over. Hot off the heels of his breakout 2018 season, Michael Woods (EF-Education First) is only racing for one thing: victory. Woods went all-in Sunday in the dramatic finale up Old Willunga Hill with a searing chase of...
Ewan defends head-butting sprint

Ewan defends head-butting sprint

ADELAIDE, Australia (VN) — Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) defended his actions in a controversial sprint finale Saturday that saw him relegated from what looked to be his first WorldTour win in his new jersey. The UCI race jury ruled that a pair of headbutts in the final...
Aru’s Giro planning includes Colorado training camp

Aru’s Giro planning includes Colorado training camp

FLORENCE, Italy (VN) — Italian Fabio Aru (UAE Team Emirates) will spend a couple weeks in Colorado before trying to win the Giro d’Italia this May. Aru announced this week that he’ll return to the Giro d’Italia, where he placed second to Alberto Contador in 2015. He...
Tuft comes ‘full circle’ with Rally-UHC

Tuft comes ‘full circle’ with Rally-UHC

Amid the chaos of a bicycle race, Svein Tuft is known to enjoy quiet moments with nature — on occasion he has ventured barefoot into the woods to meditate or practice yoga. Recently, Tuft’s meditative moments came during early morning dips in the chilly Pacific Ocean...
Sagan starts season on winning note

Sagan starts season on winning note

ADELAIDE, Australia (VN) — It’s a new racing season for Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) with a familiar ending. A few new tattoos, a new haircut, and a new jersey, at least compared to the past three season debuts. The end result, however, is very much the same. Sagan...
Van der Breggen and Langvad team up for Cape Epic MTB race

Van der Breggen and Langvad team up for Cape Epic MTB race

For her run at a fifth Absa Cape Epic title, Annika Langvad will have a high-powered but unexpected teammate at her side in South Africa this March: world road champion Anna van der Breggen. Race organizers confirmed Wednesday that the reigning Cape Epic champ Langvad...