Liège-Bastogne-Liège was the last spring classic for Wanty-Groupe Gobert. The Belgian pro-continental team was again very strong and could compete with the best World Tour teams. Enrico Gasparotto took the 12th place of the race won by the Dutchman Wout Poels (Team Sky).
Only few centimetres separed Matteo Busato from his first career victory after an almost perfect race in the last stage of Giro del Trentino.
Riccardo Zoidl continued Trek-Segafredo’s dominance in the Tour of Croatia with the team’s third victory as he out-paced everyone on a tough finish climb to claim the win in the fourth stage.
Rally Cycling Men Return to France / Women to Arkansas After Dominating TTT and Criterium Nationals A week after sweeping the USPRO National Team Time Trial and winning the men’s Criterium Championships, Rally Cycling heads to France to compete in the prestigious Tour de Bretagne Cycliste, April 25 – May 1. The seven-day event features several tough, rolling stages through the Brittany region of Northern France. First run in 1967, it was originally known as the Ruban Granitier Breton before becoming a professional event in 2005. In the preceding years it has become a showcase for up-and-coming riders as well as sprinters and rouleurs looking to fine-tune their form before […]
Determination and fighting spirit for the Team Southeast – Venezuela riders in the 3rd stage of Giro del Trentino, won by the estonian Tanel Kangert.
Giacomo Nizzolo sprinted to the win in stage three at the Tour of Croatia capitalizing on a flawless team effort to catch the breakaway with one kilometer to go and then set up Nizzolo with a textbook leadout in another twisty finish.
GIRO D’ITALIA (WT) The first Grand Tour of the season, the Giro d’Italia is fast approaching and Team Giant-Alpecin can now reveal the long-list of 13 riders from which nine will be selected closer to the time.
The second race of the Ardennes trio has an only king as of today: Alejandro Valverde. The Spaniard came to the Belgian event with a chance to claim his fourth career victory –third on a row (2006, 2014, 2015), and he delivered.
A good 8th place opens the Team Southeast – Venezuela’s Giro del Trentino in the team time trial of 12 kms from Riva to Torbole won by Astana Pro Team.
Giacomo Nizzolo sprinted to his first win of the season in the opening stage of the Tour of Croatia Tuesday, taking the victory ahead of Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) and Timothy Dupont (Verandas Willems).