Tyler Farrar likes his role as road captain for Dimension Data, even if it means his days as a top sprinter are behind him.
U.S. riders had mixed results over the last week, with the women earning multiple top 5s at the Energiewacht Tour.
Cavendish and Farrar have a history, but they've managed to put bad blood aside and have become good friends and teammates in 2016.
The American says Cavendish, who has won 26 Tour de France stages over his career, still has that top-end sprint speed.
In this week's Americans Abroad, we discuss Tejay van Garderen's time trial victory at the Ruta del Sol, his first win of the season.
Here's the first installation of VeloNews's weekly wrap-up of American racers and their results in the European pro peloton.
For the first time this season, a team is using disc brakes in a professional race — the Tour of Qatar. Reactions to their use are mixed.
Once among cycling's fastest sprinters, Tyler Farrar is happy to lend his services to his teammates as a lead out rider at Dimension Data
Andrew Hood's takeaways from this year's Tour Down Under
The UCI race jury says the "exceptional circumstances" prevented it from disqualifying the American from the race.