Eddy Merckx is working behind the scenes to renew the Tour of Oman's contract after a rocky 2015 edition of the race.
Richie Porte is a co-leader alongside Tejay van Garderen on BMC Racing this season, a role he says comes with added pressure.
After a sandstorm and exploding tires in 2015, some teams will skip the Tours of Qatar and Oman next season. Trek says it's "complicated."
Tour of Oman names teams for 2016 edition, but curiously, Etixx will race the Middle Eastern event, despite opting out of Tour of Qatar.
With ample oil money and a hunger to host prestigious sports events, countries like Qatar and UAE are becoming a big part of pro cycling.
What happened in Oman? Lennard Zinn investigates the rash of flat tires seemingly caused by extreme temperatures over the weekend
Stage 5 of the race through the desert was canceled after a rider protest because of weather conditions
Photos from the final stage of the 2015 Tour of Oman
Tejay van Garderen says canceling stage 5 in Oman cost him precious training miles and perhaps a last-ditch shot at the overall title
Rafael Valls says his victory in the Tour of Oman is a "dream," a reward for several tough years that gives him confidence