CyclingQuotes.com uses cookies for statistics and targeting ads. This information is shared with third parties.
ACCEPT COOKIES » MORE INFO »

Every day we bring you more pro-cycling news

"We’re not here to chase results. It’s a good preparation race - a high level preparation race for the Tour de France. We have some of our key guys here that are doing the Tour de France," Wilson says

Photo: Sirotti

CHRISTIAN MEIER

RIDER PROFILE
|
NEWS

CRITERIUM DU DAUPHINE

RACE PROFILE
|
NEWS

DAMIEN HOWSON

RIDER PROFILE
|
NEWS

DARYL IMPEY

RIDER PROFILE
|
NEWS

IVAN SANTAROMITA

RIDER PROFILE
|
NEWS

JENS KEUKELEIRE

RIDER PROFILE
|
NEWS

LEIGH HOWARD

RIDER PROFILE
|
NEWS

MITCHELTON-SCOTT

TEAM PROFILE
|
NEWS

SIMON GERRANS

RIDER PROFILE
|
NEWS
08.06.2014 @ 11:26 Posted by Emil Axelgaard

Criterium du Dauphiné is traditionally a preparation race for the Tour de France and Orica-GreenEDGE plan to use it as such. Key riders Simon Gerrans and Daryl Impey will fine-tune their conditon and despite boasting climbers Ivan Santaromita and Adam Yates and sprinter Leigh Howard on the roster, the team has no expectations for their results in the 8-day race.

 

The Criterium du Dauphiné is a demanding eight day stage race that is often considered a final tune-up for the riders that will contend for the overall at the Tour de France next month. The mountainous route opens with a time trial ahead of seven road stages. 

 

“We’re going into the race with no pressure at all," Sport Director Matt Wilson said. "We’re not here to chase results. It’s a good preparation race – a high level preparation race for the Tour de France. We have some of our key guys here that are doing the Tour de France. With that said, if we can get a stage result along the way, we’ll certainly be happy with that."

 

Orica-GreenEDGE for the Criterium du Dauphiné:

Ivan Santaromita, Adam Yates, Simon Gerrans, Daryl Impey, Christian Meier, Damien Howson, Leigh Howard and Jens Keukeleire

MORE NEWS:

VIEW SELECTED

What are Primoz Roglic’s Chances to Win 2021 Tour de Fr... 17.03.2021 @ 08:37Amazing victory by young champion Sarah Gigante 04.02.2021 @ 14:21Three reasons why cycling is one of the best ways to ex... 28.09.2020 @ 12:03Why do businesses use meeting room managers? 14.09.2020 @ 13:42Five things that you can do, if you want to gain more f... 20.08.2020 @ 15:38One for the road 09.06.2020 @ 15:25List of CyclingQuotes previews 07.05.2020 @ 13:20Blue Energy: room for all interests 26.08.2019 @ 12:56Get your daily dose of exercise at home 08.07.2019 @ 10:443 good advice to be able to afford your favorite bike 25.02.2019 @ 12:32Cycle through gorgeous landscapes 22.10.2018 @ 21:41Balance Your Economy and Diet and Start Saving Money 08.10.2018 @ 11:18Stay Safe: 3 Helmets That Can Keep Your Head Protected... 20.07.2018 @ 07:59Planning to bet on Tour De France - Bet types and strat... 24.05.2018 @ 14:18Basics of cycling betting 25.10.2017 @ 13:10Bauer moves to ORICA-SCOTT 28.08.2017 @ 10:45End of the road for CyclingQuotes 08.01.2017 @ 16:00Rui Costa confirms Giro participation 07.01.2017 @ 12:55Van Avermaet: I am not afraid of Sagan 07.01.2017 @ 09:45Unchanged course for E3 Harelbeke 07.01.2017 @ 09:32Jenner takes surprise win at Australian U23 Championships 07.01.2017 @ 08:53No replacement for Meersman at Fortuneo-Vital Concept 06.01.2017 @ 19:14Barguil with two goals in 2017 06.01.2017 @ 19:06More details about French Vuelta start emerges 06.01.2017 @ 14:16Kristoff to start season at Etoile de Besseges 06.01.2017 @ 14:10Ion Izagirre announces schedule for first year at Bahrain 06.01.2017 @ 12:40JLT Condor optimistic for Herald Sun Tour 06.01.2017 @ 09:19Haas leads Dimension Data trio in fight for Australian... 06.01.2017 @ 09:15Sagan spearheads Bora-hansgrohe at Tour Down Under 06.01.2017 @ 09:12Henao and Thomas lead Sky Down Under 06.01.2017 @ 09:09Bauer crowned New Zealand TT champion 06.01.2017 @ 08:33Van der Poel ready to defend Dutch title 05.01.2017 @ 21:00Pantano ambitious for first Tour with Trek 05.01.2017 @ 20:41Landa with new approach to the Giro 05.01.2017 @ 20:36Sunweb Development Team sign Goos and Zepuntke 05.01.2017 @ 20:27Dumoulin confirms Giro participation 05.01.2017 @ 20:19Bauer targets victories in Quick-Step debut 05.01.2017 @ 20:16Gaviria and Boonen lead Quick-Step in San Juan 05.01.2017 @ 20:13Team Sunweb presented in Germany 05.01.2017 @ 20:09ASO take over major German WorldTour race 05.01.2017 @ 11:01Team Sunweb unveil new jersey 05.01.2017 @ 10:54Reactions from the Australian TT Championships 05.01.2017 @ 08:27Dennis defends Australian TT title 05.01.2017 @ 08:21Scotson takes back to back U23 TT titles in Australia 05.01.2017 @ 08:15Utrecht on track to host 2020 Vuelta 04.01.2017 @ 18:28Pre-season setback for Talansky 04.01.2017 @ 17:56Kristoff: It's not impossible for me to win in Rou... 04.01.2017 @ 17:49Boom close to first cyclo-cross win in LottoNL debut 04.01.2017 @ 17:40UAE Abu Dhabi make late signing of Arab rider 04.01.2017 @ 17:36UAE Abu Dhabi unveil new jersey 04.01.2017 @ 17:30BMC unveil race schedule 04.01.2017 @ 17:21Androni sign Costa Rican super talent 04.01.2017 @ 17:13Lampre leave the peloton 04.01.2017 @ 17:03Nibali to skip the classics 04.01.2017 @ 16:58Kolobnev announces retirement 04.01.2017 @ 15:08

Currently no news in this list

Maky ROMAN
35 years | today
Daan LUIJKX
55 years | today
Iryna SEMIONOVA
31 years | today
Per SCHYLSTRÖM
35 years | today
Shane HAGA
30 years | today

© CyclingQuotes.com