Thursday 4 August 2011


Cycling India brings you the latest news in the world of Cycling..

Cycling News Highlights from August 1 - 3, 2011.  

August 3, 2011

Rosseler to join Garmin-Cervélo

Belgian Sebastien Rosseler announced yesterday that he intends to sign with the Garmin-Cervélo team for the coming seasons. The 30-year-old from Borgloon, Belgium revealed the switch on his personal web site yesterday.Cyclingnews received confirmation of the potential acquisition, but according to Slipstream Sports CEO Jonathan Vaughters, Rosseler has yet to put a pen to the paperwork to finalize the deal.
Rosseler's announcement indicated that he is being brought in as a motor for the team's time trial squad with an aim toward the new team time trial world championship race which is being instituted in 2012.

August 2, 2011

Menchov aiming for third Vuelta victory

Dennis Menchov has passed very much under the radar this season. Affected by allergies and physical problems at the Giro d'Italia, the Russian rarely featured in that race’s key moments as he finished a slightly disappointing eighth overall. Sidelined from the Tour de France for the first time in a decade as a result of his Geox-TMC team’s failure to get an invite, he instead rode the Tour of Austria, finishing fifth overall. He now looks towards the Veulta Espana which starts in less than three weeks.

August 1, 2011

Skil-Shimano enjoys its first WorldTour victory

German neo-pro Marcel Kittel, the winner of the Tour of Poland's, made history for his Skil-Shimano team on Sunday in Warsaw. Kittel's victory was the team's first WorldTour success since the Dutch Pro Continental squad formed in 2005.


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Monday 1 August 2011


Cycling India brings you the latest news in the world of Cycling..

Cycling News Highlights from July 25 - 31, 2011.  

25 July, 2011

Evans tops UCI WorldTour rankings.

Cadel Evans (BMC Racing Team) rode his Tour de France victory to the top of the International Cycling Union's WorldTour ranking. Leopard Trek, which saw brothers Andy and Fränk Schleck finish second and third in the race, moved up to first on the team ranking, while Spain maintained its lead amongst the nations.

28 July, 2011

Contador says Giro-Tour double is possible with a stronger team.

Alberto Contador believes it is possible to win both the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France in the same season, but has suggested he would need “a more powerful team” than he had around him this year. The Saxo Bank - Sungaurd team leader made his comments after being welcomed home to Pinto in Spain on Wednesday evening.

30 July, 2011

Roche ready to make amends for Tour de France.

Nicolas Roche (Ag2r-La Mondiale) lines up in the Clasica San Sebastian determined to kick-start his season in the wake of a disappointing Tour de France. A week after finishing 26th overall in Paris, Roche arrives at the race with the Vuelta a España already in mind.

31 July, 2011

Marc De Maar wears first ever Curaçao champion's jersey.

Yellow and blue, with stripes and stars, the Curaçao National Champion's jersey was worn for the first time by Marc De Maar on stage one of the Tour of Poland.

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