Month: August 2021

Ben Healy to EF Education-Nippo, Movistar signs Lazkano – Transfer shorts

Irish champion Ben Healy racing at Tour of Britain (Image credit: SWpix.com) Irish rider Ben Healy will head straight from the U23 ranks to the WorldTour in 2022, having signed a two-year contract with EF Education-Nippo, the team announced Tuesday. “Stepping up to this new level will be a new challenge and a new way …

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López quit Vuelta a España after reportedly being ordered to stop chasing on stage 20

Miguel Ángel López (Movistar) abandons stage 20 at the Vuelta a Espana (Image credit: Getty Images) Following Miguel Ángel López’s mid-stage 20 withdrawal from the Vuelta a España, reports in the Colombian press have suggested that he quit the race due to a team order to stop chasing. The Colombian climbed off his bike and …

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European Championships: Ivanchenko wins junior women’s time trial

Antonia Niedemaier (GER) – Alena Vanchenko (RUS) – Elise Uijen (NED) made up the junior women’s podium (Image credit: Bettini Photo) Full results Pos. Rider Name (Country) Team Result 1 Alena Ivanchenko (Russian Federation) 0:29:11 2 Antonia Niedermaier (Germany) 0:00:32 3 Elise Uijen (Netherlands) 0:00:54 4 Anna van der Meiden (Netherlands) 0:01:02 5 Anniina Ahtosalo …

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Max Kanter set for Movistar move as Miguel Angel Lopez’s future still unsure after Vuelta abandon

(Image credit: Tim de Waele/Getty Images) The future of Miguel Angel Lopez is far from certain after he stormed out of the Vuelta a Espana but his Movistar team have indicated that Max Kanter will join the team from Team DSM at the start of next year with Alex Aranburu and Gorka Izagirre also linking …

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Mas and López upbeat despite narrow defeat by Roglic on Vuelta a España uphill finish

Enric Mas (Movistar) grits his teeth as he climbs the wall of Valdepeñas on stage 11 of the 2021 Vuelta a España (Image credit: Getty Images Sport) The steep muro of Valdepeñas de Jaén proved startlingly effective at providing a snapshot of the Vuelta a España’s general classification hierarchy on Wednesday for Enric Mas and …

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Vuelta a España: Bernal and Yates content after Ineos dynamite hilly penultimate stage

Egan Bernal and Ineos Grenadiers on stage 20 at the Vuelta a Espana (Image credit: Tim de Waele/Getty Images) Following Egan Bernal’s gutsy attacks in the mountains of Asturias, Adam Yates took over as Ineos Grenadiers main challenger in Galicia’s final hilly stage 20 of the Vuelta a España with a mixed degree of success, …

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European Championships: Segaert tops Belgium 1-2 in junior men’s time trial

Cian Uijtdebroeks, Alec Segaert and Eddy Le Huitouze on the junior men’s ITT podium (Image credit: Getty Images Sport) Junior Men Pos. Rider Name (Country) Team Result 1 Alec Segaert (Belgium) 0:26:26 2 Cian Uijtdebroeks (Belgium) 0:00:05 3 Eddy le Huitouze (France) 0:00:40 4 Darren Rafferty (Ireland) 0:00:43 5 Samuele Bonetto (Italy) 0:00:44 6 Per …

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