August 28, 2016
Cannondale-Drapac riders had a clear directive for the ninth stage of the Vuelta a España: get in the early breakaway. Fifteen kilometers into the stage, it was mission accomplished as Moreno Moser and Simon Clarke forced clear of the peloton as part of a 12-man move.
“It was my first day in…
August 28, 2016
Cannondale-Drapac animated the Bretagne Classic on Sunday. Green Argyle was a constant sight on the front of the peloton. Jack Bauer represented in the early breakaway of eight riders, and Alberto Bettiol was in the late race move that held off a fast-charging peloton. And in every escape…
August 27, 2016
It was mission mostly accomplished for Cannondale-Drapac on stage eight of the Vuelta a España. The American team hoped to put a rider in the early breakaway and protect team leader Andrew Talansky’s overall ambitions. Green Argyle missed out on the early move – although not for lack of trying -…
August 26, 2016
It was a strong start to stage seven of the Vuelta a España for Cannondale-Drapac with Davide Villella representing the team in the early break. The six-rider move was brought back well before the finish due to fast pace-setting by Astana.
Road captain Simon Clarke had circled stages five,…
August 25, 2016
Road captain Simon Clarke rounded out the top ten on the sixth stage of the Vuelta on Thursday. The Australian finished 29-seconds down on stage winner Simon Yates (ORICA-BikeExchange). Team leader Andrew Talansky finished on the same time as Clarke to jump two spots on the general…
August 24, 2016
Stage five was an unexpectedly wet day. Cannondale-Drapac riders pulled on the Castelli Gabba gear for the first time during the Vuelta. Despite the rain, it was a straightforward stage. A two rider-breakaway dominated the early action and were brought back well in time for a sprint finish….
August 23, 2016
Stage four of the Vuelta a España was one for a breakaway. A group of 20 riders, including Cannondale-Drapac’s Ben King and Pierre Rolland, managed to hold off the peloton, and as they hit the base of the Mirador Vixía de Herbeira, the final climb, attacks started to fly.
August 22, 2016
Stage three of the Vuelta a España was all about the coastal roads and categorised climbs — particularly a steep two-kilometer ramp up Mirador de Ézaro to reach the finish line.
An escape group of six dominated the early action and Alexandre Geniez (FDJ) managed to be the lone hold-out from…
August 21, 2016
Stage two of the Vuelta a España ended in a bunch sprint in Baiona. Team leader Andrew Talansky (62nd place) finished alongside road captain Simon Clarke (64th place) on bunch time. It was a job well done for Cannondale-Drapac on the first road stage of the final Grand Tour of the season….
August 18, 2016
American Andrew Talansky will lead the charge for Cannondale-Drapac at the Vuelta a España, which begins this Saturday in Ourense, Spain. Simon Clarke, Joe Dombrowski, Moreno Moser, Pierre Rolland, Ben King, Davide Formolo, Davide Villela, and Paddy Bevin complete the squad, which is capable of…