Blel Kadri (Ag2r la Mondiale) won the 2013 Roma Maxima after being in the break of the race and spending a total of 127 km out front. Filippo Pozzato of Lampre Merida won the sprint in the chasing bunch and finished in second, but he believed he had won the race and threw his arms […]
Peter Sagan of Cannondale Pro Cycling Team (formerly Liquigas-Cannondale) has confirmed that Milan-San Remo, “The Primavera” will be the first goal of his 2013 season. The 22-year-old Slovakian won’t participate in Paris-Roubaix and the UCI Worlds in Florence. Before heading to Los Angeles for the Cannondale Pro Cycling Team official presentation on January 13, he […]
Tour of Flanders 2013 route (100th anniversary of the cobbled classic) route has been presented. The race will be 324 km long, as the first race in 1913.
Joaquim Rodríguez of Katusha Team won Il Lombardia 2012, the 106th edition of the race, under heavy rain. He became the first Spaniard to win the Italian monumental classic. Samuel Sanchez of Euskaltel-Euskadi finished in second, while Rigoberto Uran of Team Sky finished in third.
Early 20th journalists started creating nicknames for the cyclists. This effort popularized the cycling sport and make the racers interesting to the people who were not interested in cycling much. This tradition is still continuing today. Here the list of cyclists’ nicknames in alphabetical order (by surname, starting with V): By Surname: A B C […]