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Cannondale-Garmin sign Patrick Bevin

August 20th, ’15.  Patrick Bevin has become the latest Kiwi rider to step up to the highest level of the sport.  Cannondale-Garmin announced the he will be joining the team on a two-year contract starting in 2016.  Bevin is one of two new signings to join Cannondale-Garmin along with Ireland’s Ryan ... read more

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Esteban Chaves roars back into red
Stage 6 - Esteban Chaves 150August 28th, ’15.  Orica GreenEDGE’s Vuelta party continued today with Esteban Chaves taking the win in stage 6 of the race and reclaiming the overall lead from Tom Dumoulin.  The thrilling final climb was a tour de force from the Columbian who won ahead of Daniel Martin.
Hamish Schreurs third in Saint-Brieuc Agglo Tour

Hamish Schreurs 150August 28th, ’15.  New Zealand’s U23 road race champion, Hamish Schreurs, is continuing to show good form in Europe.  The Sojasun Espoirs-ACNC rider finished third overall in the Saint-Brieuc Agglo Tour won by France’s Romain Guyot.

Livingstone, Rippon & Catterick to Roxsolt in 2016
Ruby Livingstone - BePink LaClassica photo Anton Vos 150August 28th, ’15.  Ruby Livingstone, Lydia Rippon and Georgia Catterick are among the current team of six riders who will line up for RoxsoltLadies in 2016.  The Australia-based team have big goals for the 2016 campaign on both sides of the Tasman.
How good is the NRS as a ticket to the top?
Patrick Bevin - Adelaide Tour photo Neil Walker 150August 27th, ’15.  With the announcement that Patrick Bevin is making the step up from AvantI Racing to the World Tour, we took a look at what the National Road Series can do for a rider looking to make it to the top.  Here Protrain’s Steve Elden gives his assessment on just how effective the NRS is as an avenue into top flight professional cycling.
Caleb Ewan takes first World Tour win at Vuelta
Stage 5 - Caleb Ewan 150August 27th, ’15.  It was a day of firsts for Orica GreenEDGE’s Caleb Ewan.  First World Tour win, first grand tour stage win, and as such it was also his first win in the Vuelta a Espana.  Ewan took the win ahead of John Degenkolb and Peter Sagan as the sprinters returned to the fore.

James Fouche - I enjoy hard races and big events
James Fouche TT photo Bobs Bikes 150August 26th, ’15.  James Fouche was one of six riders selected for this year’s World Junior Road Championships in Richmond.  We got to catch up with the 17 year old ahead of what is set to be the biggest event of his career so far.
Valverde denies Sagan the double
Stage 4 - Alejandro Valverde 150August 26th, ’15.  The short uphill climb to the finish of stage 4 of the Vuelta a Espana was the catalyst for Alejandro Valverde to take his first win of this year’s Vuelta, climbing his way to victory ahead of Peter Sagan and Daniel Moreno in the finale.  
Battle for Balfour Pennington Cup begins
BP Cup riders 150August 26th, ’15.  Spring is upon us so that can only mean one thing for Wellington cyclists, it’s time for riders to get stuck into a new season and battle for the Balfour Pennington Cup.  The prestigious trophy has been on the line every year since 1962 and is up for grabs once again in PNP’s three race handicap spring series.
Kuysten doubles up in Dynamo Winter Series finale
Joshua Kuysten wins round 3 150August 25th, ’15.  Joshua Kuysten won the final round of the Dynamo Events Winter Fun Ride Series in Cambridge at the weekend.  Out of a field of almost 300 riders, Kuysten took line honours ahead of Nathan Bunn and Nick Reddish.
Peter Sagan wins breakthrough grand tour stage
Stage 3 - Peter Sagan 150August 25th, ’15.  Peter Sagan has finally won a grand tour stage in the 2015 season.  The Slovakian took his ninth stage win of the season, but his first in a three week stage race; having finished second in the Tour de France on five different occasions.
Greg Henderson on Greipel’s Vattenfall victory
Stage 6 - Greg Henderson 150August 24th, ’15.  It was a glorious day for Lotto Soudal, Greg Henderson and Andre Greipel as the in-form sprint team proved their worth, sending Greipel to the win in a home race that has previously seen him come close but no cigar on three occasions.  We caught up with Greg after the victory.