Amund Grøndahl Jansen, Norwegian cyclist joined up with the joining LottoNL-Jumbo team, which thus makes him one of the top talents in the UCI WorldTourto make his debut
The Norwegian cyclist who was born in 1994 has in the last few years, made a big impression. Some of his victories in the 2016 season include overall victories in the Tour de Girondeand the ZLM Roompot Tour.
In 2013 with the Team Plussbank, Jansen made his U23 debut. In 2015 however, he moved to Team Joker. And with the curtains drawn on his time as a youth rider, he is now ready to compete at the highest level.
Jansen who spoke during their teams training camp felt that he also possesses such characteristics typical of Norwegians, as he can do classics and equally sprint as well.
When asked if there were any currently successful rider whom he can compare his style of riding too, he mentioned some Norwegians in the sport. Read the rest of this entry »12.23.16
Joe Dombrowski has proposed an idea that will definitely appeal to many climbers, wondering why time trialists should have all the fun in the sport. Dombrowski has decide to create an uphill hour record.
The plan is not overly complicated; the ride will be just like your regular hour record, where the uphill hour distance is measured in meters. Instead of measuring distance, it will be a measure of the elevation gained within the hour. Simply put, the record is the maximum amount of elevation reached in an hour measured, in meters on a climb that the rider chooses.
“The craze last year, was the hour record, but I might get the record for the slowest hour record, I thought it will be cool if we created an hour record, outdoors. Its how many meters you can climb in an hour,” he said. Read the rest of this entry »06.3.15
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Leading women’s cycling team Velocio-SRAM is gearing up to put up a successful fight at the upcoming Flanders Tour this Easter Sunday. The team would be striving hard to bag its 1st European victory this season.
The Velocio-SRAM participating for Tour Flanders include Barbara Guarischi, Karol-Ann Canuel, Tiffany Cromwell, Lisa Brennauer, Trixi Worrack & Alena Amialiusik.
Belarusian champ Alena Amialiusik would be striving hard to improve from her 5th place at Trofeo Binda Cup & flaunt the team colors with glory at the race front.
“We have experienced this course earlier & as is expected from Flanders, it’s a typical hard-fought race”, stated Amialisuik. “We’ve great players in our squad to play this race & I’m pretty confident that we would be able to improve our state from what was the previous week.”
The Belarusian rider couldn’t finish 2014 Flanders Tour given her 33rd position in 2013 yet her great results a 2nd Worlds this season & 7th position at the Strade Bianche, worked to boost up her confidence.
Ronny Lauke, sport director of Velocio-SRAM is thrilled by this 144km parcours that features 5 cobbled areas & 10 climbs including Paterberg that is situated just 13km prior to Oudenaarde finish & believes that the squad is all set for challenge. Read the rest of this entry »03.10.15
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While the Briton cycling enthusiasts are upset with GB’s no title in Track World, Shane Sutton is confident about a positive performance from the team at 2016 Rio Olympics.
According to the GB technical director, the team track cyclists are still able to “do business” the coming despite their no-gold status at Track World Championship for the 1st time in fourteen years.
However, Sutton has been realistic in his claims, stressing that the challenge ahead won’t be easy at all.
“I am pretty aware that we are competitive in possibly 7 medal events here in track”, stated the technical director from GB. Read the rest of this entry »02.10.15
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The star rider and champion of Tour de France- Vincenzo Nibali is not planning to leave Team Astana which is trapped in several doping controversies right now.
In November, it was revealed that a fifth Astana rider- Artur Fedosseyev had been tested for doping and he was found guilty. Along with Artur Fedosseyev, Victor Okishev and Ilya Davidenok of Astana Continental Team have also been found guilty.
Brothers and Astana riders belonging to the WorldTour Team- Valentin and Maxim Iglinskiy were also tested. Valentin Iglinskiy confessed to doping and Maxim Iglinskiy did not get his Sample B analyzed.
Due to all these doping scandals, UCI asked the License Commission to review Team Astana’s anti-doping policies and management. Alexander Vinokourov even got the Astana Continental Team officially suspended. Read the rest of this entry »