Feb 06, 2017 - A full weekend of cycle sport: Dubai, Valencia, Bessèges and cyclocross from Lille and Hoogstraten all with results, reports, quotes and video. Podium boys? - Top Story. In other cycling news: Voeckler Back to the Tour de Yorkshire, Cofidis to the Ruta del Sol, race program for André Greipel and surgery for Frederik Veuchelen. Plus we end with Astana training in Dubai.
Roadside PEZ: The rain in Spain does not stay on the plain, it is usually on the hills, especially near the coast in February if there is a bike race. Stage 2 of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana made its wet way from Alicante to Denia, finishing with a circuit taking in the climb of Montgó. Al Hamilton was roadside for the finalé.
Roadside PEZ: Stage racing hit the roads of mainland Europe this week in the Spanish region of Valencia on Wednesday. Our man in Iberia, Alastair Hamilton, was there at the opening stage 1 team time trial to soak up the ambiance and take in the action. Bikes, riders, beards and all the other fun of the race. 2017 is GO!
Feb 02, 2017 - The 2017 season has at last moved to mainland Europe with the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana and the Etoile de Bessèges, plus the Dubai Tour. All the reports, results, quotes and video in EUROTRASH Thursday. In other cycling news: 2017 Amgen Tour of California and Tour of Oman routes, Theo Bos joins BEAT Cycling Club, ARD to broadcast the Tour de France and we go triathlon with Vino. Get the coffee!
Starting on February 1st, Caja Rural - Seguros RGA will be racing in both Spain and France as the team takes on Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana and Etoile de Bessèges. Both races consist of five stages, which will present opportunities for sprinters as well as climbers, time trialists and those strong in undulating terrain.