CADEL EVANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kennaugh gains first Grand Tour lead of career in Vuelta a Espana

Pete Kennaugh’s first ever spell in the Vuelta a Espana’s lead might have been unexpected and he himself said he’d “never seen himself in a Grand Tour leader’s jersey in the near future.” But the Briton is more than satisfied with the way the Vuelta’s opening team time trial has worked out. For Kennaugh (Team Sky), leading the Vuelta comes after he has fought back...
Via Cycling News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rosskopf takes first victory since graduating to WorldTour

Joey Rosskopf (BMC Racing), 26, claimed the first victory of his WorldTour career, winning the opening stage of the Tour de Limousin from a successful breakaway. He now leads the race by four seconds over AG2R La Mondiale's Hubert Dupont, with Nicolas Edet (Cofidis) in third. Rosskopf joined BMC after impressing at the Tour of Utah in 2014, where he was a close second on the queen...
Via Cycling News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race celebrates WorldTour status

Having started at UCI 1.1 status in its first year, rising to HC level for its second edition, the race organisers of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race are celebrating its new found WorldTour status for its third edition in 2017 to be held Saturday, January 28. Created to honour the legacy of Cadel Evans, the 174km Geelong one-day race will become Australia's second WorldTour...
Via Cycling News
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Britain's Peter Kennaugh wins Cadel Evans road race

GEELONG, New Zealand (AP) British national road champion Peter Kennaugh launched a well-timed solo attack to beat a powerful field in Sunday's Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road cycle race. Riding for Britain's Team Sky, Kennaugh attacked with about 15 kilometers (9 miles) to ride and held off a chasing group of 20 riders to win the 174 kilometer (108 mile) event. Kennaugh put a gap...
Via Associated Press
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Cadel Evans looking to make his Great Ocean Road Race an important early-season fixture

Cadel Evans is hoping to grow his event, the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, in years to come and position it as an ideal introduction to the season for top riders. After the inaugural edition last year, this Sunday’s race has pulled in the likes of Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) and Ryder Hesjedal (Trek-Segafredo), and Evans, speaking at a press conference on Thursday, said...
Via Cycling News
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Cadel Evans finishes 5th in final race

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Tour de France winner Cadel Evans has finished fifth in his farewell race, the 174-kilometer (108-mile) Great Ocean Road Race. Belgium's Gianni Meersman won the race in a nine-man sprint while Evans, the 2011 Tour de France champion, came from well back but couldn't match the sprinters. Evans said ''in the finish I came from a reasonably good position but...
Via Associated Press
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

2011 Tour de France champ Cadel Evans to retire in February

Former Tour de France winner Cadel Evans will retire in February after a final race before home fans in Australia. Evans, who won the world championship road race in 2009 and cycling's showpiece grand tour two years later, told a press conference that the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race will be his last on Feb. 1. A former mountain bike specialist, the 37-year-old Evans started...
Via Associated Press
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Some things to know about the cycling worlds

MADRID (AP) With the grand tours over and done with, it's time to get ready for the road cycling world championships. Many of the biggest names in the sport - including Fabian Cancellara, Cadel Evans, Chris Froome, Alejandro Valverde and Bradley Wiggins - will be in Spain next week to compete in a variety of races around Spain's hilly landscape of El Bierzo, northwest of Madrid...
Via Associated Press
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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