Canadian Into Ninth Place as Team Defends Evan Huffman’s KOM Lead
Everything is ready for the start on June 18 of the Hero Südtirol Dolomites, the mountain bike marathon hardest and most spectacular in the world, that will take place around the Sella in the Dolomites, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Wilier – Southeast in the spotlight in the 11th stage of Giro d’Italia thanks to an aggressive attitude that let our riders to be in the front all along the day.
Tom Dumoulin (NED) has been forced to abandon the Giro d’Italia on today’s stage 11, as he has been suffering from complications from saddle sores.
Also this year, the Granfondo Stevio Santini decided to provide 100 additional numbers to support the campaign European Alpine Programme of the WWF for the protection of the wolf. On 5 June participants in the historic cycling race will thus be 3100.
Race leader going into stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California, Peter Sagan was to lose his yellow jersey by the end of the day after two riders from the early breakaway managed to stay clear and take the stage honours as well as the overall race lead. Behind these two, Peter put in a strong finish to take fourth on the stage, swapping the GC leader’s jersey for that of the points classification.
Day-long Breakaway Effort Moves Huffman Into Second Overall at Amgen Tour of California
The team Wanty-Groupe Gobert got its third victory of the season. Jérôme Baugnies won the third stage of the Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour (2.2). The success of the Wanty-Groupe Gobert team was complete when Marco Minnaard mounted the second step of the podium. Jérôme Baugnies climbs to the second stage in the general classification.
Team Giant-Alpecin freut sich darüber, dass Simon Geschke (GER) seinen Vertrag mit dem Team um weitere zwei Jahre – bis Ende 2018 – verlängert hat.
Team Giant-Alpecin announces the retirement of Caleb Fairly (USA) from professional racing with this year’s Amgen Tour of California being the last race of his 10-year career. Fairly has played an integral role in helping and supporting the team throughout the races in order to achieve success.