With the racing now coming thick and fast from all over the globe the past few days (Tour Down Under, Benidorm CX World Cup, Vuelta a San Juan, Clàssica Comunitat Valenciana) it could be a little difficult to know exactly what to focus on and what it all meant.
Welcome. We’ve now officially entered the 2023 pro cycling season, Costa Blanca team camps are underway, kits/bikes are being handed out and the rosters of nearly every team should be all but finalized considering the WorldTour road season kicks off in a week in Adelaide, Australia with the Tour Down Under.
Who Are the Top Sprinters/Stage-Hunters Heading Into the Upcoming Season? Breaking down where each major grand tour stage win contender stands as we approach the 2023 season.
As the start date for the 2023 season continues to march closer, we will continue to take stock of who the sport’s elite riders are at each major discipline (grand tours, one-classics & stage winning) heading into 2023 to give us a clearer view of what to expect when these major events roll around.
This week Spencer Martin is breaking down the off-season transfer activity of Alpecin-Deceuninck, who has doubled down on their narrow, but highly successful, recruitment strategy, and DSM, who continues to struggle to retain their top talent, while failing to bring in proven veterans or young talent that could turn into future winners.
Trek-Segafredo continues to build a promising young roster despite failing to fill their massive grand tour GC contender deficit, and Bahrain-Victorious has struggled to replace a significant exodus of talent and is now potentially closer to worrying about staying out of the dreaded ‘relegation zone’.
Spencer Martin turns his eye to the (soon to be) Soudal - Quick-Step team's decision to make the Giro d'Italia Remco Evenepoel main target for the 2023 season. So why is that decision a mistake?
In this week’s instalment of the Weekly Transfer Analysis, Spencer Martin looks at two teams undergoing widely different transfer seasons: how Soudal-QuickStep balances age vs budget, while Israel-Premier Tech looks to a long game.
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...