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The 2020 UAE Tour will take place 23rd to 29th February, starting in Dubai and finishing in Abu Dhabi

Press release  The 2020 UAE Tour will take place 23rd to 29th February, starting in Dubai and finishing in Abu Dhabi The 2020 UAE Tour – the one and only WorldTour race in the Middle East – will take place 23rd to 29th February, starting in Dubai and finishing in Abu Dhabi UAE Tour race organisers, the Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah Sports Councils, along with RCS Sport, have announced the dates for the second edition of the one and only WorldTour race in the Middle East – 23rd to 29th February 2020, as ratified by cycle sport’s world governing body, the UCI. The announcement, made in the…

UAE Tour 2019 from 24th Feb till 2nd Mar 2019 The inaugural UAE Tour – the only Middle East event on UCI’s WorldTour calendar – will boast an enviable line-up of cycling’s top superstars as all 18 UCI World Teams have committed their best riders to the seven-day race, which will be flagged off on 24 February and visit all seven emirates. Some of the world’s finest riders will compete for the glittering new trophy, including the only two current professionals to have won all three Grand Tours. Starting a UAE race for the first time, Briton Chris Froome, a six-time…

Marcel Kittel wins Dubai Tour 2017

Marcel Kittel wins Dubai Tour 2017 Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) won his second straight Dubai Tour in style as he claimed the conclusive stage in a bunch gallop ahead of Elia Viviani (Team Sky) and Riccardo Minali (Astana Pro Team) after the peloton caught breakaway riders Floris Gerts (BMC Racing Team), Dmitriy Gruzdev (Astana Pro Team), Ivan Garcia Cortina (Bahrain-Merida) and Matteo Bono (UAE Abu Dhabi). The German star added Stage 5 and the General Classification to reach the total of 75 pro career victories. STAGE RESULT 1 – Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) 124km in 2h34’12”, average speed 48.249km/h 2 – Elia Viviani (Team Sky) s.t. 3…

Esteban Chaves is the winner of the Abu Dhabi Tour 2015 Esteban Chaves celebrated victory with his Orica-GreenEdge teammates. The ever-smiling climber, who won two stages and finished fifth at the Vuelta a Espana, has enjoyed a break through season. He is now set to win the first edition of the four-day stage race, which ends with a 110km twilight stage on the Yas Marina Formula One circuit. He leads Fabio Aru (Astana) by 16 seconds, with Wout Poels (Team Sky) at 27 seconds. The 25-year-old Colombian set up victory by winning the key mountain stage to Jebel Hafeet on…

Andrea Guardini is the winner of The ADNOC Stage

Andrea Guardini is the winner of The ADNOC Stage Andrea Guardini (Astana Team) is the winner of the ADNOC Stage (the first stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour 2015). Guardini was forced to jump around a slowing Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) but still had the legs to beat Tom Boonen (Etixx-QuickStep) Sagan’s teammate Daniele Bennati. The start line was in the suggestive scenery of Qasar Al Sarab Resort in the middle of the red desert. The stage had been reduced by 14.5km after the high temperatures (around 40 C°) made for a slow day of racing, and the peloton had just one corner to manage…

Abu Dhabi Bicycle Parade @ Yas Marina Circuit on October 11 2015

Abu Dhabi Bicycle Parade @ Yas Marina Circuit on October 11th 2015 The Abu Dhabi Bicycle Parade will follow the last stage race of the Abu Dhabi Tour on October 11th 2015. Immediately afterwards, it will take place at Yas Marina Circuit (the same one of the Tour). Everyone can join the parade: cyclists of all ages are welcome. All bicycles (racing or sport/touring bikes to include MTB, BMX and cyclo-cross) can be used. There is no entry form. It is free! Could you imagine anything more exciting than riding your bike at night, under the floodlights of the Yas Marina Circuit?…