For some riders over 40, the prospects of racing in the peloton next year are still up in the air as they seek contracts.
It was a busy week for pro cycling's agents as numerous notable pros renewed contracts or traded to new teams for 2016.
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Vincenzo Nibali dismisses allegations that he worked with Michele Ferrari, saying that while claims were made, nothing came of them
The GC field at the Giro is filled with riders both young and old, such as 24-year-old Nairo Quintana (above) and 37-year-old Cadel Evans
The Italian rider cannot come to an agreement with Astana because of the rules of the Movement for a Credible Cycling
The Androni Giocattoli rider's bike is built up with a Campagnolo Super Record EPS group
Italian attacked with Vincenzo Nibali on the finishing climb of stage 14, where Santambrogio was victorious
Savio closes door on one flagging star after another brings sponsor dollars
Gianni Savio defends his signing of Franco Pellizotti to team Androni after Italian rider's two-year ban
Wiggins says the Tour needs a credible winner; Pellizotti returns to racing with Androni-Giacattoli; Stybar begins road season; Keisse wins
Franco Pellizotti reacted angrily to Tuesday’s decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport and said he would not mount a comeback when his two-year ban concludes.
PRESS RELEASE: THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS) IMPOSES A TWO YEAR BAN ON THE ITALIAN CYCLISTS PIETRO CAUCCHIOLI AND FRANCO PELLIZOTTI
GENEVA (AFP) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Tuesday banned Italian cyclist Franco Pellizotti, third in the 2009 Giro d'Italia, for two years, overturning an earlier ruling by Italy's anti-doping committee.
Team Movistar’s official presentation is Tuesday in Madrid, but Franco Pellizotti won’t be signing a late-hour contract with the Spanish team because his ongoing doping case remains unresolved.
Franco Pellizotti has been absolved of doping allegations Thursday by Italian anti-doping authorities in what could be a major setback for the UCI’s biological passport.
Franco Pellizotti, second in last year’s Giro d’Italia and winner of the polka-dot jersey in the 2009 Tour de France, will not start this year’s Giro after the UCI alleged that a check of his so-called biological passport found “abnormal values.”