KATUSHA ALPECIN extend contracts with Hollenstein and Restrepo

Team KATUSHA ALPECIN are happy to announce the contract extensions for Reto Hollenstein and Jhonatan Restrepo, both for one year through 2018. Swiss rider Reto Hollenstein, age 31, came to the team in 2017, and has had a successful first year riding support for several leaders in the team, most notably

Bianchi and Ferrari join forces

When two noteworthy brands like Bianchi and Ferrari, that made history in cycling races and motorsports respectively, come together, the result is bound to be exciting and fascinating. This is what is going to happen as Bianchi, known as an iconic brand in the cycling world for its Italian creativity,

BMC Development Team to Wrap Up at the End of 2017

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The BMC U-23 Development Team will come to an end at the completion of the 2017 season, BMC Racing Team General Manager Jim Ochowicz today announced.   "BMC Development Team was started in 2013, with no defined ending point, for the purpose of offering a platform for young athletes to race and

Groenewegen surprises on Champs Elysees


Dylan Groenewegen sprinted to win his first grand tour stage in the best way, on the closing stage of the Tour de France in Paris, on the Champs Élysées. Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s Dutch sprinter bolted to the front with 250 metres remaining and held it to the line. Team LottoNL-Jumbo celebrated its second Tour

Marcel Kittel – History maker at the Tour de France

Quick-Step Floors’ rider set a new stage victories record for a German at the race 11-Jul-2017: Marcel Kittel is in a league of his own at the 104th Tour de France and he doesn’t miss any opportunity to show this. After Liège, Troyes and Nuits-Saint-Georges, the powerful German left an indelible

Quintana hopes for brilliant day

"So far it's been more about will than might. We're still up for the fight, though, and we'll try to keep improving. We have lost some time until yesterday, and to be honest, it was only due to lack of energy. However, there's still a long way to go in

Nothing broken for Majka – Leaves Tour

No fractures for Rafal Majka, still the BORA – hansgrohe leader decided to leave the Tour de France. After his bad crash yesterday in one of the downhill sections, the BORA – hansgrohe leader suffers from heavy contusions and lost a lot of skin. Together with his BORA – hansgrohe

Richie Porte: The day after

Richie Porte remains in hospital in Chambery where he is recovering from a fractured clavicle and pelvis sustained in a crash on stage 9 of the Tour de France. Porte spoke briefly on the crash and his condition.   Richie, it is less than 24 hours after your crash and you are

Zakarin extends contract by 2 years

Team KATUSHA ALPECIN has reached an agreement for a two-year contract extension with team leader Ilnur Zakarin.  Zakarin, age 27, has ridden since 2015 for the team and this new agreement keeps him in team colors through 2019. "I am looking forward to two more years with Team KATUSHA ALPECIN,” said