Team Leopard Trek may be new to Le Tour, but their riders are not. Andy and Frank Schleck are contenders for the prized yellow jersey. Cancellara is outrageously fast. Linus Gerdemann, Stuart O'Grady, and Jens Voigt are all fierce competitors. This is a stacked team, and clearly one to watch. "We have developed our new team, aiming for a fresh and innovative style. Of utmost importance, though, is to take cycling back to its proper roots. Its all about the racing," explained the team's...Read Full Story
South Lake Tahoe in mid-May can still be a wintery place. This weekend, the Amgen Tour of California had to cancel it's May 15th race due to snow conditions.Snow and road cycling rarely mix well. Thin slick tires don't exactly inspire confidence on an icy road.Safety is top of mind for pro cyclists given the tragedy at this year's Giro d'Italia. Belgian rider Wouter Weylandt died in a crash. Several of his teammates are here in Tahoe.Many of the world's best stage riders are in California...Read Full Story
RADIOSHACK LEOPARD TREK presents 2013 Team and New SponsorsThe off season is over and it’s time to begin the 2013 racing season. All the planning and logistics are ready to be put into play as RADIOSHACK LEOPARD TREK riders mount up for the first WorldTour race of the season on Sunday in Australia, while the rest of the team has gathered in Benidorm, Spain, for a training camp and team presentation to the media.
With four new riders added and Luca Guercilena taking over as general manager...Read Full Story
Before the 98th Tour de France kicked off this morning on the Atlantic coast, a doping scandal already loomed over the peloton.
The favorite, Spain’s Alberto Contador, already tested positive for a banned drug last year. But with the legal wrangling still in process, he’s being allowed to compete and could well win his fourth Tour victory before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) decides his case.
If Contador wins the race but loses the case, that would make this the second Tour in five...Read Full Story
Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment specialist, is as an integrated marketing campaign launching a series of videos this week to celebrate the 100th Tour de France.
Team Saxo-Tinkoff has collaborated with Saxo Bank on a new series of media films featuring riders from Team Saxo-Tinkoff. The video campaign will be launched on 26 March with a teaser video available here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30ORdlYivak&feature=youtu.be
The Saxo Cycling Film Project consists of 10 short films...Read Full Story
Andy Schleck (born June 10, 1985) is a Luxembourgish professional road bicycle racer who is the younger brother of Fränk Schleck. Their father Johny Schleck rode the Tour de France and Vuelta a España between 1965 and 1974.