VeloNews spoke with many of the top stars at the start line Saturday. The mood? Everyone expects a wide-open, explosive race.
Who will you be watching at the 2022 Tirreno-Adriatico? Here's who we think will make waves next week – and no, Tadej Pogačar isn't one of them.
Quick Guide: What you need to know ahead of a week of Italian racing that welcomes Pogačar, Carapaz, Sagan, Thomas, Kuss and more.
The omicron variant is catching out riders and teams at a much higher pace than during the first two seasons of the pandemic.
Olympic road race champion out of French stage race but not showing symptoms, staffer on squad also positive.
The Olympic road champion is keeping his sights set on the Giro d’Italia after brushing off a crash at Étoile de Bessège.
Runner-up last year, the world road champion will make his 2022 debut at this week’s four-day Tour de la Provence.
Major changes could take place at Ineos, UAE Team Emirates, and other WorldTour teams
Olympic champ Richard Carapaz did not start due to injuries sustained in crash Friday while Thomas wins his first race with Cofidis.
Sport director Matteo Tosatto says Richard Carapaz remains focused on Giro d'Italia rather than switching attention to Tour de France.
Ineos Grenadiers rider talks Giro d’Italia, Richard Carapaz and his final ambitions before retirement.
Olympic champion Richard Carapaz is being assessed by Ineos’ medical staff after sliding off the road on stage 3 of 2022 Étoile de Bessèges.
French stage racing season kicks off at the five-day event where Ineos Grenadiers, EF Education and Groupama-FDJ bring strong teams.
A number of Ineos Grenadiers are training together in Colombia.
Video captures car nearly taking out pack of Ineos Grenadiers riders on training ride in Colombia.
A new year means new kit day. Here's a peek at what Coryn Labecki, Richard Carapaz, Lotte Kopecky, Peter Sagan, and many more will race in during 2022.
2019 champion Carapaz slated to return to Giro, team DS hopes to see Viviani at Sanremo, Giro, road worlds while also racing track.
Newest report in ‘L'Equipe’ suggests there is more to the rumors of a possible split between the Colombian star and Ineos Grenadiers.
Carapaz cites heat for Vuelta abandon, starts looking toward 2022 after scoring Olympic title and Tour de France podium this year.
Carapaz called it a day on stage 14 of the Vuelta, closing out a busy block of racing that included the Tour de Suisse, Tour de France and the Tokyo Olympics.
VN news ticker: Wout van Aert to lead Belgium at worlds road race; Remco Evenepoel wins solo at Brussels Cycling Classic
Here's the news making headlines for Saturday, August 28.
Primož Roglič to face assault from Movistar, Ineos Grenadiers in first mountain stages of Vuelta a España
Two huge stages Friday and Sunday will see Roglič fending off GC attacks and hoping to pass red jersey to a breakaway rider.
Vuelta a España: Egan Bernal says ‘anything can happen’ and Ineos Grenadiers still has three leaders
Egan Bernal says that Ineos Grendaiers still has three leaders, despite Adam Yates and Richard Carapaz losing time in the opening stages of the Vuelta a España.
When all was said and done, Richard Carapaz lost 1:20 to defending Vuelta a España champ Primož Roglič on stage 3.
The race jury slapped a 20-second penalty on the recently crowned Olympic champion for an illegal feed.
Movistar makes a statement, Jumbo-Visma and Ineos Grenadiers lose leaders as GC favorites shadowbox on Vuelta's first summit finish.
Richard Carapaz, Egan Bernal and Adam Yates all bring personal ambition to Vuelta a España in scenario set for intra-team tension.
For Egan Bernal, beating Primoz Roglič will be about taking opportunities and creating a big buffer ahead of the final, decisive time trial.
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From Primož Roglič to Egan Bernal to Mikel Landa, these are the GC favorites for the Vuelta a España's red jersey.
Ineos Grenadiers could match Movistar and Jumbo-Visma as only teams to hit podiums in all three grand tours in one season since 1995.
Egan Bernal, Richard Carapaz, and Adam Yates will all be in attendance for the Ineos Grenadiers at the Vuelta a España.
Thomas is out of contract and far from guaranteed a slot with Ineos Grenadiers next year as team realigns behind Egan Bernal, Richard Caraapz, Tom Pidcock.
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Richard Carapaz is Ecuador's second Olympic medalist, Brandon McNulty hits best US result since 2012, and how Tour de France riders fared in the Olympics.
The Ecuadorian soloed to the line after a late attack, collecting his country's first ever cycling gold medal.
From another costly crash by Geraint Thomas to Wout van Aert being out-maneuvered, here's what the starts said after extra-tough race around Tokyo.
Ecuadorian ace cements spot at top of the pro peloton with an Olympic medal that reconfirms a palmarès brimming with grand tour success.
Carapaz distances Brandon McNulty in final to triumph in Tokyo. Wout van Aert and Tadej Pogačar round out the podium.
From Alejandro Valverde to Wout van Aert: We ranked 70 favorites for the 2021 Olympics men’s road race
There are only a few five-star favorites for the 2021 men's Olympic road race. We ranked 68 riders for Saturday's event.
We look at the wattages of Sepp Kuss and Richard Carapaz on Tour stages 17 and 18.
David Brailsford has been treated for cancer and heart issues in the last two years and he says he could step down as Ineos Grenadiers boss if he has further health problems.
Once-mighty Ineos Grenadiers leaves the Tour de France with a podium spot, but for the richest team in the peloton, is that enough?
While the battle for the yellow jersey looked all but done, there were still plenty of opportunities for the GC riders to gain and lose time in final Tour de France time trial.
The top three overall places remained unchanged, but the Pyrénées shook up the GC behind the podium positions.
Analysis: Here’s what a podium finish would mean for Jonas Vingegaard, Rigoberto Urán, and other GC riders
What would a prestigious Tour de France top-three mean to the diverse bunch of GC hopefuls chasing behind a peerless Tadej Pogačar?
Richard Carapaz racing to defend Ineos-Grenadiers' Tour de France honor in the race it once ruled.
Watch the GC battle in the Pyrénées on stage 17 of the 2021 Tour de France.
Jonas Vingegaard and Richard Carapaz battled for stage and GC positions in the final 5km of the uphill finish.
A pivot to GC-mode after landing two stage wins would hand Jumbo-Visma the team strength and solo sizzle needed to unseat Pogačar.
Sequence of fearsome stages through the Pyrénées are likely to decide the yellow, green and polka dot jerseys at the Tour de France.
Ineos Grenadiers tried to resurrect the Sky Train on Wednesday's battle up Mont Ventoux. Fred Dreier examines the historic moment.
Yellow jersey defends lead despite pressure from all sides on Mont Ventoux as Tour de France hits equator.
Jonas Vingegaard exposes tiniest of cracks in Pogačar's armor as Tour de France GC battle takes on a new twist.
Here's what Tadej Pogačar, Julian Alaphilippe, Mark Cavendish, and others said headed into the first rest day of the 2021 Tour.
Tightly coiled battle for the podium develops as rookies with nothing to lose tussle with established GC riders harboring high expectations.
Ineos Grenadiers, Jumbo-Visma left looking for answers after leaders crumble in wake of Tadej Pogačar's mountain raid.
Pogačar takes one big step toward the Paris podium with pummeling performance in the Alps.
Some suggested that Movistar chased down Richard Carapaz on Friday to settle an old grudge, but those days are long gone in today's high-speed peloton.
Here's what Mathieu van der Poel, Geraint Thomas, Primož Roglič, and others said after the nearly 250km route to the foothills of the Alps.
Pogačar saw his team crumble around him Friday as Ineos Grenadiers went on the offense – it sets the tone for two explosive days in the Alps.
From the spluttering Ineos Grenadiers to a resurgent Primož Roglič – what did Wednesday's TT do to the GC and how could it impact the days to come?
Primož Roglič, Geraint Thomas will start battered, bruised and with time to regain in crucial time trial Wednesday.
Ineos Grenadiers is losing time on the splits, and the battle for the time bonuses is already heating up at the Tour de France.
Hilly opening stages leaves Ineos Grenadiers chasing time as Roglič, Pogačar, Alaphilippe set tone with early aggression.
The Tour's two top teams saw key riders losing skin or ceding time in crashes that could shape the GC battle in coming weeks.
Tadej Pogačar, Primož Roglič and Geraint Thomas lead a strong list of contenders for the 2021 Tour de France.
Ineos Grenadiers confirms a team set to be 'more open and aggressive' in battle against Tadej Pogačar and Primož Roglič at this year's Tour.
Roglič has ripped up the script by not racing before the Tour de France. It could prove a masterstroke or a massive mistake in one month's time.
Ineos Grenadiers has already won the Giro d'Italia, are the Tour de France and Vuelta a España next?
Ineos Grenadiers believes it has the strongest Tour lineup in its history – but can it win yellow without the strongest rider?
Mäder outsprints Michael Woods after the pair went clear over final climb of the day, Carapaz heads toward Tour de France tilt with timely victory.
Urán rockets back into GC contention in mountain time trial to sit just 17 seconds behind race leader Richard Carapaz ahead of final stage.