Rider Interview: The 2017 Critérium du Dauphiné was one of the toughest, but a young LottoNl-Jumbo team came away with the KOM jersey and a stage win. Alexey Vermeulen played his part in helping the dutch team add to its growing palmarès. We caught up with the young man at home in Girona, Spain right after the race.
June 12, 2017 - Jakob Fuglsang whipped the Dauphiné win from Richie Porte on the final stage. News, views and video from the Dauphiné, Tour of Britain, Gippingen, Suisse and Köln. Rumors abound - Top Story. Other cycling news: Hammer Series round up, UAE Team Emirates at the Giro and Peter Sagan does more tricks.
June 08, 2017 - With a stunning ride in the Dauphiné time trial, Thomas De Gendt held the overall lead against all odds. Reports and video, plus hypoxic chamber Top Story. Also the OVO Women's Tour. Other cycling news: Canton d'Argovie and Suisse previews, Utah jerseys and Colbrelli and Dumoulin sign contracts. Coffee or Negroni?
After the Giro d’Italia all eyes are on France, where the 2017 edition of the Tour de France will kick off on July 1st. In the meantime however attention was focused on the Critérium du Dauphiné.
June 05, 2017 - A busy weekend - Sky won the complicated Hammer Series, Van Avermaet won in Luxembourg, De Buyst in the Heistse Pijl and De Gendt took stage 1 of the Dauphiné. All the results and video. Other cycling news: Sky go white for the Tour, Visconti injured, Bahrain-Merida bikes stolen and Movistar have podium fun.
Critérium du Dauphiné, which this year runs its 69th edition, means business right from day one, when the peloton will take on a tough and unpredictable hilly circuit in Saint-Étienne which could see some of the overall classification favourites lay down an early marker.