As teams hire, fire and sort their rosters, 'Super-Team' Jumbo-Visma gets stronger, and Intermarché - Wanty - Gobert Matériaux, who punched way above their weight look poised for a solid season ahead. Spencer Martin looks at this week's team shuffle news...
EF spends big to ratchet up their firepower while Movistar appears to struggle to comes to terms with Alejandro Valverde's retirement. In the second installment of the Transfer Analysis, Spencer Martin has selected two more interesting teams that are undergoing divergent transfer seasons.
UAE's signing of Jay Vine illustrates their quest to build the sport's top team while Ineos' talent loss highlights their continued off-season troubles. Major professional cycling racing may be on pause at the moment, but the transfer market is currently alight with multiple high-value riders on the move in preparation for the 2023 season.
Mark Cavendish wants the Tour de France stage win record all to himself - He's on 34 wins, shared with the great Eddy Merckx. Two problems for the 'Manx Missile': He needs a team and it has to be a team that will ride the Tour de France. B&B Hotels fits the bill, but... Spencer Martin looks at the recent problems for the French squad.
ASO announced the route for the 2023 Tour de France on Thursday morning. The French Grand Tour starts in the Spanish city of Bilbao, in the Basque Country on the 1st of July and ends in Paris on the 23rd. The Puy de Dôme makes its return, but there is so much more.
Going through the end-of-season statical rankings to determine who was actually the best rider of the 2022 season. Spencer Martin runs through who are the top men, who has moved up, who needs to bounce back and he looks back at the big races of 2022.
Last week, RCS Sport announced the Giro d'Italia route for the 2023 edition. Of the three Grand Tours, 'La Corsa Rosa' is for the true followers of cycle racing and so who better than PEZ Grand Tour expert, Ed Hood, to give us his thoughts on the percorso.
The 2022 road season is in the bag and so Spencer Martin has taken a close look at the team performances. What does the UCI Team point rankings tell about which outfits over, and under, achieved during the 2022 season?