Adam Yates


Nationality: British
Date of birth: August 7, 1992
Team: Orica-GreenEdge
Twitter: @AdamYates7

Twin brother of Simon, Adam Yates has excelled in his first season as a pro. A solid start to the season hit a peak when he won the mountainous Tour of Turkey in a fashion that defied his age.

He then went on to register one of the greatest rides by a neo pro in the last ten years with sixth place at the Critérium du Dauphiné that included all the Tour de France favourites.

Adam was then rested by his team while his twin brother Simon tackled the Tour de France in his debut season. Adam went on to ride and finish his first Grand Tour at the 2014 Vuelta a España.

Major results: 2014 Tour of Turkey

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Simon Gerrans to return to action at Strade Bianche

Simon Gerrans (Orica-Greenedge) will line-up in his first race since the 2014 Road World Championships on Saturday, at the Italian one-day race Strade Bianche. Gerrans fell while mountain biking in…

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Adam Yates wins GP Industria & Artigianato in Italy

Adam Yates (Orica-GreenEdge) took the victory in the one-day GP Industria & Artigianato in Larciano, Italy, on Sunday. The 21-year-old British rider sprinted just ahead of Davide Formolo (Cannondale) at…