BMC top rider Richie Porte has stated that he is prepared to challenge Team Sky’s top man Chris Froome at the Tour de France in 2017.
Porte and Froome had been teammates at Team Sky, where Porte had been instrumental in Froome’s 2013, and 2015 victories.
However Porte moved to BMC earlier this year, and the former teammates faced each other at Tour de France. Unfortunately Prote finished 5th while Froome emerged as winner.
Mark Cavendish will act as a backing role to Edvald Boasson Hagen, Dimension Data team-mate, in Sunday's Paris-Roubaix 1-day classic. The Manxman has tried 'Queen of the Classics' only once, when he could not finish in the year 2011.
The thirty year old sprinter told that he expect to get a bit deeper in the race than the previous time and helped Edvald Boasson Hagen later on.
An adventurous man from New Zealand put the pedal to the medal and cycled six thousand kilometers throughout India in a record twenty-three days and twenty hours.
Tim Chittock, aged 25, began his journey across the Indian Golden Quadrilateral on February 21 in?New Delhi and finished on 22nd March in order to bust a Guinness World Record.
Tim, who is University of Waikato’s law and economics university student, is not new to challenging adventures.
Great news for the strong proponents of female cycling- Pro Challenge USA has declared to include female cyclists for the 1st time ever.
The 7-day Colorado hosted summer cycling event would include an invitation-only 3-day event for women that would run along with men’s race.
The participant female riders of the Colorado race will cover same courses (in parts) as would be followed by male riders from 21st to 23rd August & would earn a similar prize value during those days. USA Cycling has already sanctioned this decision
Alberto Contador has said that his participation in two Grand Tours this year is absolutely certain. Contador will be participating in Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France this year. He has also said that there is absolutely no chance of him taking part in a third Grand Tour this year.