Contador shows off new indoor training technique

What does Alberto Contador do when he can’t train outside? He trains indoors, of course. But no boring hours on the trainer for the multiple Grand Tour winner.  Instead, he takes advantage of his house’s open floor plan to ride a course on his new Trek bike, as he showed on an Instagram post yesterday.ADVERTISEMENT Nor is he working out alone, as his pet dog alternately...
Via Cycling News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Trek-Segafredo boss: Nibali was our first choice but Contador can win the Tour de France

With added investment, courtesy of Italian coffee brand Segafredo, Luca Guercilena was able to draw up an enviable shopping list of new recruits ahead of the 2017 season. The Trek-Segafredo team manager eventually brought in Alberto Contador and John Degenkolb as the team’s marquee signings, with the latter slated to replace the now retired Fabian Cancellara. Contador, who signed...
Via Cycling News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Riders reveal their new 2017 team kits - Gallery

Riders and teams posted photos and videos of their 2017 kit and colours as the New Year came in around the world, with some riders revealing their new team kit on the strike of midnight via social media. Alberto Contador wished everyone a happy new year with a glass of champagne and then revealed his fluorescent yellow and black Trek-Segafredo kit in a video posted on Instagram...
Via Cycling News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Contador still feels capable of winning the Tour de France

Alberto Contador believes that he is still capable of winning the Tour de France despite his disappointments in the race in recent seasons. The 34-year-old has joined Trek-Segafredo for 2017 following the disbandment of Tinkoff, and he is seeking a third Tour victory to follow his triumphs of 2007 and 2009. Contador also rode into Paris in yellow in 2010, but was later stripped of...
Via Cycling News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Van Genechten wins Vuelta 7th stage, Contador crashes

PUEBLA DE SANABRIA, Spain (AP) Jonas Van Genechten of Belgium sprinted to win the Spanish Vuelta's seventh stage on Friday after Alberto Contador crashed near the finish line. Contador's front wheel caught on another bike in a tight pack making a turn, sending the three-time Vuelta winner into the temporary barrier marking the course's final kilometer. He was quickly back on his...
Via Associated Press
August 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Contador hopes to race in own team for 2017 Tour de France

MADRID (AP) Spanish rider Alberto Contador hopes to compete in the Tour de France with his own professional team next year if he can raise enough money. The two-time Tour de France champion, who previously indicated he would retire at the end of the 2016 season, said it was ''increasingly likely'' he would ride in 2017 if his team could get ''top-level status and compete in the...
Via Associated Press
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Pro cyclist caught using illegal hidden motor in race

Steroids aren’t the only way pro cyclists have tried to gain an illegal competitive advantage. Belgian cyclist Femke Van den Driessche had her bike seized by cycling authorities after it was discovered she used a concealed motor to help her during the world cyclo-cross championships. There’s been rumors of motor cheating among cyclists for years, as the International Cycling...
Via The Comeback
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

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