by Jean-François Quénet
CYCLINGTIME.com Exclusive Interview: Brett Lancaster
Garmin-Cervelo's lead-out man chats to Jean-Francois Quenet
Brett Lancaster (Garmin-Cervelo) is busy in Turkey gearing up for his sixth Giro d’Italia, a race where he collected the best win of his career as a road rider: the 1.1km prologue held at night in 2005 in Reggio Calabria. &nb...
CYCLINGTIME.com Exclusive Interview: Gustav Larsson
Olympic silver medallist for time trial, Gustav Larsson, is busy in Turkey gearing up for the Giro d’Italia where he’ll ride in support of Alberto Contador. The tall Swede is the man who can make the little Spaniard a winner ...
CYLCINGTIME.com Exclusive Interview: Tyler Farrar
Tour of Turkey expectations and the upcoming Giro d’Italia
Tyler Farrar is one of the stars lining up at this year’s Presidential Tour of Turkey. He placed second and sixth, respectively, in the first two stages, giving him an indication that he’s right on track to tackle the Giro d&...
CYCLINGTIME.com Exclusive Interview: Takashi Miyazawa
Paving the way for Guardini's victory
Team Farnese Vini-Neri has started the 47th Presidential Tour of Turkey on a high note with Andrea Guardini winning Stage 1 and Elia Favilli winning Stage 2. Their success has a lot to do with the work of Japanese champion Takashi Miyaza...
Circuit Cycliste Sarthe - Pays de la Loire 2011, Stage 5
Roux comes of age
Anthony Roux has claimed a win that could prove highly significant for his career. At the age of 23, he won the same race that Bernard Hinault and Greg LeMond took in the early part of their career: the Circuit de la Sarthe-Pays de la Lo...
Circuit Cycliste Sarthe - Pays de la Loire 2011, Stage 4
Bennati loses again
Daniele Bennati keeps disrupting the prognostics at the Circuit de la Sarthe-Pays de la Loire. He lost the lead on Stage 4 and any hope of winning the overall classification, although the situation looked very good for him after the time...
Circuit Cycliste Sarthe - Pays de la Loire 2011, Stage 2 & 3
Bennati loses sprint and moves into time triallist
Cycling doesn’t always follow the script you’d expect. Leopard-Trek’s Daniele Bennati was obviously the best sprinter on the start list of the Circuit de la Sarthe-Pays de la Loire while David Millar and David Za...
CYCLINGTIME.com Exclusive Interview: Matt Goss
Making it to number one
Still number one on the UCI’s WorldTour rankings after the Tour of Flanders, Matt Goss spoke to CYCLINGTIME.com about his motivation prior to tackling Paris-Roubaix for the third time alongside Mark Cavendish, who will make his deb...
Circuit Cycliste Sarthe - Pays de la Loire 2011, Stage 1
Bennati takes first win of the year
Daniele Bennati has the reputation of being one of the best sprinters of the pro peloton but he started the 2011 season like his new team Leopard-Trek: with a lack of luck. Before tackling his first success of the year in the small villa...
Route Adélie de Vitré: Arashiro Active But Dion Wins
Renaud Dion of Continental squad Bretagne-Schuller Pro has won on home soil, taking out the UCI 1.1 Route Adélie, the first pro race of the year in Brittany, western France – the hotbed of French cycling. Around 30,000 spect...
CYCLINGTIME.com Exclusive Interview: Jens Voigt
Voigt takes time at the Criterium International to talk to CYCLINGTIME.com
Jens Voigt is the oldest rider of the World Tour. He’ll turn 40 on September 17 and was honored at the Criterium International alongside the two other five time winners Emile Idée (1940, 1942, 1943, 1946 and 1949) and Raymon...
Criterium International 2011: Stage 3
Fränk Schleck concludes Leopard’s glorious week-end
The final time trial of the Criterium International was won by Andreas Klöden by four seconds over Bradley Wiggins. These two riders had finished second and third overall at Paris-Nice two weeks earlier, and they needed to take thei...
Criterium International 2011: Stage 2
Doi is again on the attack, team-mate Geschke wins
Yukihiro Doi has found the right motivation for cycling again after being devastated by the loss of some friends during the tragedy in Japan. He went on the attack on Stage 2 of the Criterium International. That prepared for the winning ...
Criterium International 2011: Stage 1
Fränk Schleck opens the brothers’ counter of wins at Criterium International
The Schleck brothers are back! For the first ever visit of the family to Mediterranean island Corsica, father Johnny included, Fränk took his first win of the year at the top of the Col de l’Ospedale at the end of...
Cholet-Pays de Loire, UCI 1.1
Arashiro got caught with 5km to go
The second leg of the French cup Cholet-Pays de Loire was a total success for Yukiya Arashiro’s team Europcar with team leader Thomas Voeckler winning ahead of a compact bunch. The French champion claimed his fifth success of the y...
Yukihiro Doi Stressed Over Japan’s Tragedy
Japanese riders struggle to come to terms with triple disasters
Yukihiro Doi completed the French cup one-day race Cholet-Pays de Loire in 97th position, 5.49 behind winner Thomas Voeckler from Team Europcar. That came the day after he finished 37th at the Classic Loire-Atlantique, 49 seconds behind ...
CYCLINGTIME.com Exclusive Interview: Tony Martin
HTC-Highroad’s rising star talks about winning Paris-Nice
At the age of 25, Tony Martin got the first big win of his career at Paris-Nice and is the most promising German cyclist of a generation. However, he doesn’t like to be introduced as the successor of Jan Ullrich, and that he often ...
CYCLINGTIME.com Exclusive Interview: Fränk Schleck
Fränk Schleck still hopeful of Tour de France podium finish.
After the individual time trial of Paris-Nice, Fränk Schleck who was one of the race favorites after coming second to Luis Leon Sanchez in the “race to the sun” two years ago, lays in 16th position 2.30 down on new race ...