“It feels amazing.” – Cooper Willsey

Cooper Willsey (Hincapie Sportswear) didn’t let the rain, cool weather and a “little” road rash stand in the way of taking the biggest win of his cycling career – so far – on stage 2 of the 47th Tour de l’Abitibi on Tuesday evening. The 18-year old American was part of a 50-rider group that…

Dame Sarah Storey (Pearl Izumi-Sports Tours) gets the QOM jersey

Q&A With QOM Leader Dame Sarah Storey

Dame Sarah Storey is Great Britain’s most decorated female Paralympian, having won 11 gold, eight silver and three bronze medals in six Paralympic Games. In London 2012, Storey topped the medal table for the British team with four gold medals. Following the London Games, Storey gave birth to her first child. In the first 15…

Cooke Keeps On Fighting

Almost one year ago, after climbing his way to the biggest win of his career on the Queen Stage at the Tour de Beauce, Matt Cooke thought that finally everything was coming together for him. On his second year with the UCI Continental squad, Team Exergy, his future looked bright. A few months later, the…

Sylvain Chavanel (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) wins stage 6 of Paris-Nice © OPQS / Tim de Waele

Sylvain Chavanel and Panache

What is panache? Merriam-Webster describes panache as ‘dash or flamboyance in style and action’. The word panache is often used in cycling to describe daring attacks that succeed almost against all odds. Sylvain Chavanel of the Omega Pharma-Quick Step is one of those riders whose style of racing fits that description. Though often reeled in…