Recent Road Cycling News
Omega Pharma-Quick Step’s Niki Terpstra crossed the finish line in the Roubaix velodrome without another rider in sight. There would be no sprint finish. The Dutchman had out-legged the competition to ride solo to the 2014 Paris-Roubaix victory, touting a 19 second gap to the next competitor.
“A Ride For The Ages” - Oakley Launches One Icon Feature Visually Depicting The 100th Edition of the Tour de France
The French landscape is filled with mystique, beauty and wonder. From two monstrous mountain ranges (Alps and Pyrenees), to the turquoise coastline of the French Riviera, to the historic Champs-Élysées under the bright lights of the Eiffel Tower, the backdrop of the Tour de France is unrivaled. From the avid sports fan, to the casual observer, it is hard to compete against the stimulating imagery that comes out of the greatest race in cycling.
The 2013 Giro d’italia is in the books and to say it was an epic race is an understatement. Some of the best riders in the world battled some less than favorable conditions throughout the 21 stages of the race, including strong winds, blistering rain and even downpours of snow on multiple occasions. Oakley riders persevered however; securing some of the top spots in one of road cycling’s biggest races of the year. Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali, of Astana, donned the pink jersey for winner of the general classification category, finishing the race in an overall time of 84:53:28". Additionally, Britain and Omega Pharma-Quick Step’s legendary sprinter, Mark Cavendish earned the red jersey for overall points leader. Both sported their Oakley RadarLock sport performance glasses on the podium with a fitting choice of Positive Red Iridium lenses to go with their respective final jerseys. Other Oakley riders had a successful Giro, including the 2011 Tour de France champion, Cadel Evans,...