THOR HUSHOVD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Norwegian prodigies Eiking and Bystrom to tackle first Grand Tour

The fourth Arctic Race of Norway showcased more in-depth in Norwegian cycling than the sprinters/classics riders who took over from pioneer Thor Hushovd, namely Edvald Boasson Hagen, Alexander Kristoff and Sondre Holst Enger, as climbers Odd Christian Eiking, 21, from FDJ, and the 2014 U23 world champion Sven Erik Bystrøm, 24, from Katusha, are ready to tackle their first Grand...
Via Cycling News
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Strongest field yet for Arctic Race of Norway

Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) and Edvald Boasson Hagen (MTN-Qhubeka) will lead Norwegian hopes on home soil at the third edition of the Arctic Race of Norway. Kristoff claimed two stage wins on his way to finishing runner up to Steven Kruijswijk last year and start a favourite to add to his tally of 18 wins in 2015. For 2015, the race has been upgraded to HC status with a record...
Via Cycling News
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

News shorts: Hushovd aiming to create Norwegian WorldTour team

Hushovd wants a Norwegian WorldTour team in the Tour de France Retired pro Thor Hushovd has set about trying to build an all-Norwegian WorldTour team with the aim of bringing the squad to the Tour de France in 2017, according to TV2 Norway. The former BMC rider has already begun to search for sponsors - an estimated €100 million for five years. "Norway is now in a 'bike boom...
Via Cycling News
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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