Chris Froome

The best folding bikes in 2017

Folding bikes, with their small wheels, low frame and weird handlebars, haven't always been considered cool. Once the preserve of middle-aged men, they are now seen as the must-have commuter bike.<p>Most models are designed primarily for urban use. The small wheels allow for speedy turning, ideal for …

Sport (UK)

‘What are you doing here?’ Froome strays on to Rosberg’s patch

Watch 2016 F1 world champion Nico Rosberg and four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome take a ride around the Monaco Grand Prix circuit.<p>The pair, who both live in the principality, met up during a documentary on what Rosberg has been turning his skills to since unexpectedly retiring from F1 …

Formula One

Calculations point toward Haga Tour debut in 2018

When Chad Haga started racing bikes in college, he calculated, based on his promising early results, that he might be able to turn pro upon …


Mystery of the Jiffy bag leaves a cloud over Team Sky – but what are the unanswered questions in sorry saga?

Is this the end of it?<p>Most likely, in terms of UK Anti-Doping’s involvement – although, in its statement on Wednesday, it was careful to stress it “may revisit matters if new and material information were to come to light”. But definitely not in terms of the wider impact. As Damian Collins, …

Sport (UK)

Let’s Talk About...Tom Dumoulin

It’s the twelfth of September 2015. Tom Dumoulin, clad in the red jersey, crosses the line in Cercedilla, four minutes behind new race leader Fabio …


Froome and the Giro-Tour double: Opportunity or peril

FLORENCE, Italy (VN) — Chris Froome’s participation in the Giro d’Italia would be a make-or-break gamble for him. It could cement him as one of …


How Doable Is The Giro-Tour Double For Chris Froome?

Chris Froome is reportedly very tempted by the idea of a “tiger slam” as he considers performing the Giro-Tour double.<p>Performing a “tiger slam”, …


Chris Froome named International Flandrien of the Year as Peter Sagan misses out

<b>Greg Van Avermaet scoop award for best Belgian rider</b><p>Chris Froome has beaten Peter Sagan to the award for International Flandrien of the Year at an …

Tour de France

Froome beats Sagan to International Flandrien prize

Thanks to completing the Tour de France-Vuelta a España double, Chris Froome's stock in Belgium rose enough to overtake three-time World Champion …


Chris Froome questions ‘unequal’ distribution of WorldTour points

<b>The Tour de France and Vuelta a España winner says Greg Van Avermaet deserved to win WorldTour despite questioning the weighting of points to …


Chris Froome says small winning margin in Tour de France masks fact he is climbing better than ever before

Tour de France

11 best-looking pro bikes of the 2017 season

<b>There have been some beautiful bikes this year</b><p>With the 2017 season at an end, we’re already looking forward to the new team bikes to be released …


Chris Froome aiming for Tour-Giro double

Tour de France

Reports: Giro to include Zoncolan, Etna, and Cervinia climbs

FLORENCE, Italy (VN) — The 2018 Giro d’Italia, slated for May 4-27, will climb Etna, Zoncolan, and Cervinia, and will time trial through the Lagarina …


Big in Japan

The on-stage antics and the exhibition criterium get all the attention but what if the real story was the huge crowds? Cycling is big in Japan and …


Chris Froome shows off his ninja skills

It turns out four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome is multi-talented.<p><i>Available to UK users only.</i>

Tour de France

Quintana and Landa get passive aggressive

<i>Editor’s note: This VeloNews Show includes images from, Flickr Creative Commons, YouTube/Eyes Ayes, YouTube/CrunchGamer1, YouTube/Le</i> …

Marcel Kittel

Chris Froome shows off his Ninja skills at the Saitama Criterium in Japan

<b>Riders appear to be enjoying some end-of-term fun at the presentation for the Tour de France Saitama Criterium in Japan<br>- Photos by ASO/Pauline …


Tweets of the week: Sam Bennett, Chris Froome, Dimension Data, and more

<b>The best tweets from around the world of cycling this week</b><p>As we all know, cyclists and Twitter is often a fantastic combination, allowing the fans a …


The eight best GPS cycle computers of 2017

Whether as a form of transport, exercise or fun, cycling is going through a boom right now. Spurred on by the success of British cyclists in the Olympics and Tour de France, people are taking to two wheels like never before.<p>But have you ever wondered if you're making the most of your cycling? Is …

Sport (UK)

Commentary: Fake bike races don’t belong in professional cycling

Chris Froome and Marcel Kittel clasped their right hands together as the charade began.As photographers circled a table in a Shanghai hotel …


15 examples of really bad cycling advice

<b>Most cycling advice is good, but some of it is wrong, dangerous or just plain laughable</b><p>Fellow cyclists are always keen on imparting advice to other …


Tan Lines: Fightin' words

In an age of political correctness gone mad, many of our cycling stars lack the temerity to battle with words as effectively as they do with their …


Anthony Joshua and Lewis Hamilton leading race for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Lewis Hamilton thrust himself into contention for BBC Sports Personality of the Year after he secured a fourth Formula One world title on Sunday.

Auto Racing

Big debate: After Joshua and Hamilton's world title wins who is the best contemporary British sportsperson? - Mirror Online

A blockbuster weekend for British sport was capped off on Sunday evening when Lewis Hamilton won his fourth F1 world title in Mexico City.<p>That …

Sport (UK)

Mikel Landa: ‘I’d have preferred a different welcome from Quintana’

<b>The Spaniard responds to his new Movistar team-mate's quip about leadership</b><p>Mikel Landa says he’d have preferred a ‘different’ welcome from Nairo …

Giro d'Italia

Chris Froome "wins" the inaugural Shanghai Criterium

November 4, 2017<p>NEWS<p>New leader in Hainan, York would have transitioned sooner: Daily News Digest<p>November 4, 2017<p>SPONSORED<p>Riding for Focus: How …


Commentary: Froomey’s workout plan to win 2018 Tour de France

In midst of the autumn doldrums, Chris Froome delighted the cycling world last weekend at the Tour’s Shanghai Criterium. It wasn’t his “win” that set …


‘End to an era’ as Contador ends career in Shanghai

SHANGHAI (AFP) — Alberto Contador officially ended his career Sunday at a Tour de France criterium in China, which four-time Tour winner Chris Froome …

Alberto Contador

Watch: Chris Froome and Marcel Kittel arm wrestle – who will win? (video)

<b>Sprinter versus climber in an old-fashioned test of strength. It's probably no surprise whose upper body strength nets them the victory...</b><p>Le duel le …