Marcel Kittel recently had his head broken during the Tour of Dubai races after receiving a blow from an Astana cyclist that left him bleeding seriously.
This incidence perpetrated in the heat of the Tour of Dubai stage 3 raceby an Astana cyclist, the team being directed by Alexander Vinokourov, led to the cyclist by name Andriy Grivko being disqualified.
Kittel who was in the lead in the races, made a statement on the incident.
After coming very close to quitting the sport this year, American Taylor Phinney has said that cycling needs to be improved thoroughly.
Over the past few years, Taylor Phinney has repeatedly asked himself if there really is a point for him to continue in the game.
The weather is warming up a bit.
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Colombia’s Nairo Quintana held on to his lead over Spain’s Alberto Contador to win Tour of Catalonia for the very first time earlier on Sunday.
Nairo successfully defended his 7 second advantage over Contador in Sunday’s last stage, an 8 lap ride over 136.4 kms (84.7 miles) up and down Montjuic hill overlooking Barcelona, Spain.
Bradley Wiggins has always impresses the cycling veterans with his star riding prowess and one of them is surely Luca Paolini. According to the Ghent-Wevelgem winner, Wiggo has high chances to triumph at Paris-Roubaix.
The race is scheduled to start from 12th April this year.
“Wiggins would win this year’s Paris-Roubaix”, stated Luca Paolini.
The Tour France champ bounced back into spectacular action once again in the one-day race of Ghent-Wevelgem & even though the strong wind played a spoilt sport that day, Wiggo still managed to create a deep impression on the rivals.