Rivals growing frustrated behind Jumbo-Visma's grand tour stranglehold, and there are renewed calls for budget guidelines or salary caps: 'There are few options for the smaller teams.'
Most riders dodge doing three grand tours in a season for fear of mental burnout. Not Vuelta a España champion Kuss.
Jumbo-Visma earns nearly one-third of the total purse, while Astana-Qazaqstan brings home less than $5,000 in three weeks.
Jumbo-Visma coach reveals how Kuss balanced recovery and rebuild to blaze through Giro, Tour, Vuelta in one season.
Improving weather should ease tension after an uneven and sometimes bizarre start to the 2023 edition.
Poll reveals the Spanish sport fans love their national tour, and for a few weeks each summer, competes for space in the national dailies.
Roglič, Evenepoel, and Vingegaard start as the pre-race favorites, with Spain's Ayuso trying to muscle in on the action: Here's the ultimate Vuelta 'form guide' for the three kings and a prince.
After nearly a week in the pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia, there is expectation for more success with big move to Uno-X.
Loyal and hard-working teammate often raced at the service of his captains, but won a breakout stage victory in the 2019 Giro.
Five-stage Vuelta a Burgos is always a good measure of Vuelta form: Roglič returns to action for first time since winning Giro d'Italia.
If Vingegaard or Roglič win the Vuelta a España, Jumbo-Visma will be the first team to sweep a season's grand tours – and its reputation will be changed forever.
'He deserves a bit of calm', but no rest for a hungry bike racer: Pogačar to take aim at rainbow jersey and considers future runs at Giro and Vuelta.
Just six weeks after he piloted Primož Roglic to the pink jersey, Kuss is making his presence felt in Jumbo-Visma's yellow jersey quest.
New Irish champ set to miss cycling’s biggest event on this occasion and target the rainbow jersey instead.
Jumbo-Visma wins grand tours when the Colorado climbing ace is on the start list.
Limited-edition versions of the Poc Ventral Air helmet for Team EF and Giro Aries helmet for Team Canyon-SRAM commemorate July's big races.
The Canadian started his career wanting to be a classics rider, but his recent performance at the Giro d'Italia may change that.
From Ineos bench-warmer to Jayco leader, the steeled and steady rise of this year’s Giro d’Italia breakout GC rider.
From a dropped chain to Roglič redemption: Inside the gut-wrenching 36 hours that shook the Giro d’Italia
How Primož Roglič won — and almost lost — the Giro d'Italia racing with a gravel-inspired setup.
Cavendish kicks out of Gaviria's wheel for emotional win in his last Giro d'Italia stage before retirement.
'At the moment, it just hurts': Welshman will leave Giro d'Italia with head high after TT turnaround as questions remain over retirement.
All the headlines for the season's first grand tour at the Giro d'Italia from May 6-28.
Here are some of the reactions from the protagonists after a stage-for-the-ages in Saturday's decisive mountain time trial:
Giro d’Italia stage 20: Primož Roglič snatches pink jersey from Geraint Thomas in time trial turnaround
Roglič drops chain in final kilometers but still crushes mountain TT to all but seal Giro d'Italia victory ahead of Sunday's sprinter stage.
Monte Lussari and its 22 percent ramps will play kingmaker as Thomas, Roglič, Almeida close in on blockbuster Giro finale.
Giro d’Italia stage 19: Buitrago denies Gee, Roglič claws back a few seconds in grinding ‘queen stage’
The five-climb 'queen stage' across the heart of the Dolomites saved the best for last.
Breakaway revelations, climbing sensations, sprinting stars: Five breakout riders of the Giro d’Italia
Every grand tour unsurfaces top new talents. Here's our pick of some of the hottest prospects that have emerged at this Giro.
Giro d’Italia stage 18: Filippo Zana beats Thibaut Pinot to stage win, João Almeida loses time in GC fight
Primož Roglič moves up to second place overall after João Almeida was distanced on penultimate climb.
The long, flat downhill transition stage sets up the thrilling closing stages with the GC still wide open.
Cavendish was the defining sprinter of the century – Our editors pick through their best memories of the retiring 'Manx Missile'.
Time and race dynamics are tilting away from Kuss, and his chances to become just the third US rider to win stages in all three grand tours.
The reigning world champion serves up a strong retort to the doubters over his COVID-19 Giro exit: 'What is hard to accept is all the fake and negative comments I got after having to leave the race.'
Primož Roglič loses 25 seconds in fight for pink jersey as GC battle heats up.
From brutal climbs to great coffee and Italy's living history, the Giro is unlike any race on the calendar: 'The Giro is unique.'
The Tour de France is up next and the British sprinter is hoping to end his spectacular career with an exclamation point.
Giro d’Italia scrapbook, week two: Breakaway beefs, contract-clashes, Mr. Modest in the maglia, and more
Here's your ultimate collection of scraps, out-takes, and oddities from the second full week of this year's Giro d'Italia.
The Giro d'Italia is stuck in second gear, and the GC brakes might hold until this weekend. Someone is bound to break through, but who will it be?
Gazzetta dello Sport states the supersprinter will confirm in Giro d'Italia press conference Monday that this season will be his last.
Canadian completes hat trick of second-places in breakout grand tour debut: 'Coming into this Giro, I thought I had no chance, I was just trying to survive.'
Geraint Thomas, Ineos Grenadiers passes off maglia rosa ahead of mountainous final phase of racing, Denz outsprints Gee for stage victory.
'I have to get the Giro to Rome': Officials, riders brace for final week as COVID, crashes, weather create perfect storm over corsa rosa.
Giro d’Italia stage 13: Rubio wins out of break, Thomas retains pink as headwind neutralizes GC action
Rubio tops Pinot, Cepeda in summit finish, Roglič and Almeida don't move in mountain stage shortened under extreme weather protocol.
VeloNews ticker: Kruijswijk, Laporte extend with Jumbo-Visma, Eolo-Kometa rider dies from brain tumor
Here's what's making headlines on Friday, May 19.
The first of fifty Colnago Gioiello bikes made to commemorate the Giro d’Italia became the most expensive Colnago ever sold.
The GC riders were content to let the breakaway challenge for the spoils with the Giro's first major climbs on the horizon Friday.
Routine stage turns to mayhem for Jumbo-Visma: 'On a day when you think it is going to be smooth, it is chaos again.'
Wednesday's stage might have been Cavendish's best and perhaps last chance win a stage during this Giro.
The 2020 Giro winner went down in a pileup on a damp descent with less than 70km left to go.
What does it take to score solo victory at the Giro d’Italia? Unpacking Ben Healy’s winning power file
Here's how a 10W/kg attack, a perfectly paced time trial, and a slippery skinsuit landed Healy a sizzling debut grand tour win on stage 8 of the Giro.
Cort completes grand tour stage sweep, Thomas comes through first stage in pink unscathed, Vlasov abandons, Vine loses time.
Perhaps no country in Europe can match Italy's passion for the good things of life. The Giro d'Italia is a three-week tour of its rich and varied culinary delights.
The Giro GC is upside down, scrambled, and turned on its head, so what happens now? Our editors read the pink jersey tea leaves.
Eight riders were not at the start Tuesday as stricter health measures and masking requirements are reintroduced to the Italian grand tour.
On the brink of his 37th birthday and with rumors of retirement, Thomas could be on track for his best chance yet at winning the maglia rosa.
Evenepoel's COVID departure scrambles everything: Who will step up to fill the void?
Giro d’Italia scrapbook, week 1: Kuss’ mechanical creds, return of the breakaway, meats sticks, boiled eggs, and more
Here's your ultimate collection of stats, stories, and scraps from the first full week of this year's Giro d'Italia.
The Belgian superstar recaptured the pink jersey Sunday with a narrow victory in the time trial only to be diagnosed a few hours later. Rigoberto Urán is also out.
Evenepoel misses the knock-out punch against Roglič, with Thomas and Geoghegan Hart moving closer with strong weekend.
Giro d’Italia: Reactions from Roglič, Healy, Gee, Geoghegan Hart, and Evenepoel on GC shakeup: ‘It wasn’t my best day’
Primož Roglič's attack on the final climb put Remco Evenepoel into the red as the GC fight takes fire: 'I have to take the opportunities that come my way.'
Giro d’Italia stage 8: Ben Healy pounces for solo win, Roglič claws back fistful of seconds on Evenepoel
Evenepoel struggles to match a searing attack by Roglič, Thomas, and Geoghegan Hart in a late-stage climb in first sign of GC cracks.
UPDATED: Italia star is the latest rider to leave with an infection since the start of the Italian grand tour.
Giro di Hoody: Don't worry, the best is yet to come in this Giro. The good stuff always happens in week 3 in the 'corsa rosa.'
Cannondale specially painted EF Education-EasyPost's bikes for the Giro d'Italia.
Three riders hung on after attacking with 200km to go and delivered the surprise on Gran Sasso ahead of the cruising GC favorites.
Giro d’Italia: Cavendish crashes again, Evenepoel, Roglič lick wounds ahead of first big mountain test
Evenepoel sounding confident as he carries 'virtual' lead into first major climb: 'Roglič is nervous. He knows he is 44 seconds behind.'
Pedersen completes sweep of victories in all three grand tours after Simon Clarke, Alessandro De Marchi caught 200m from the line.
Giro d’Italia: Evenepoel, Roglič crash but don’t lose time, Cavendish slides out to 4th: ‘Nothing’s broken, only my morale a little bit’
UPDATE: Dainese relegated and doctors say Evenepoel suffered hematomas and an impact on his sacrum: 'Stage six will be a difficult one for him.'
Crashes galore as Remco Evenepoel, Mark Cavendish among the many fallers on wet roads.
Expect to see the American stage-hunter at the back when Cavendish is at the front, and vice versa in the mountains.
Strava shows the 6W/kg climbs and 1,500W sprints needed to score in even one of the 'easy' stages of a grand tour.
The Manx Missile finds himself on a Wilier for the first time in his career. What equipment choices has the famously choosy Brit made for his Team Astana ride?
Giro d’Italia stage 4: Aurélien Paret-Peintre scores breakaway sprint, Remco Evenepoel lets go of pink
Andreas Leknessund takes race lead as Soudal Quick-Step cedes GC responsibility in Giro's first mountain stage.
Robbie McEwen says Giro d'Italia sprinters won't have it easy: 'Organizers are making the sprint stages harder.'
Who is Thomas Gloag? Roglič’s latest Giro lieutenant is a mathematician charting a ‘very steep learning curve’
Jumbo-Visma climbing ace gets fast-tracked to rookie corsa rosa after rapid ride through the Trinity ranks with Tom Pidcock, Ben Healy.
After a slow start, the stage turned spicy in the end. Pinot snagged the KoM jersey, Evenepoel avoided mishaps to stay in pink.
Is Evenepoel's early GC lead a blessing or a curse? Is the maglia rosa a gift that should be given? Our editors debate either way.
Giro d’Italia scrapbook, stages 1 & 2: Evenepoel’s speedy skin, a KoM-troversy, huge helmets or tiny riders?
Here's your ultimate collection of stats, stories, and scraps from the opening weekend of this year's Giro d'Italia.
This weekend's time trial, late-stage pileup caught out more than a few pink jersey dreamers as Evenepoel ponders when he can give it away.
Cavendish, Geoghegan Hart, and McNulty among top names caught up in a crash with 3.7km to go just beyond the 'safe zone.'