Sunday the Lotto Soudal Ladies have a double schedule. Five girls start in the Trofeo Binda, the second World Cup race of the season. And eight riders participate in Ghent-Wevelgem.
The list of 33 brands that will be part of the Giro family in this 98th edition was announced today, during the annual Giro d’Italia Sponsors Workshop.
The Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali stage 1b marked the first team time trial for MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung of the season and the team just narrowly missed out on the win.
Shane Archbold, 26-years old new addition to BORA – ARGON 18 and lead-out rider for sprint captain Sam Bennett, scored himself a top result for his team at the Classica Corsica.
Today’s 203 kilometer long French one-day race, Classica Corsica started in Ajaccio and brought the peloton to the finish town of Bastia in the Northern part of the French Mediterranean island. After numerous attacks along the way, CULT Energy Pro Cycling ended up with two riders in the top-10.
The opening half stage of the Coppi e Bartali would end in a mass sprint with Manuel Belleti (Southeast) sprinting to victory. Grega Bole (CCC Polsat) was a close 2nd with Patrick Clausen (Trefor-Blue Water) in 3rd place.
None other than two-time World Champion and Olympic Gold medallist Paolo Bettini will be lining up among all the fans at the starting line at Piazza Sant’Anna in Pomarance (Pisa-Toscana) on Sunday, April the 12th.
BC Superweek is pleased to announce that online registration is officially open for this year’s series, which includes the Tour de Delta, UBC Grand Prix p/b Mahony & Sons, Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix, Giro di Burnaby p/b Appia Development and Tour de White Rock. Men’s races are for Pro 1/2 riders and women’s races are open to Pro 1/2/3 categories.
Wahoo Fitness, the leader in workout apps and smartphone connected devices, announced integration of the RFLKT and RFLKT+ Bike Computers with the Ride With GPS App. Cyclists can now access turn-by-turn directions through the app on RFLKT and RFLKT+, getting where they need to be safely and efficiently.
Seventeen of the top women’s cycling teams from around the world are confirmed to compete in the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic, a 12.3-mile circuit through the City of Philadelphia on June 7.
The Bigla Pro Cycling Team will be racing on two fronts on Sunday 29 March as it takes on both Trofeo Alfredo Binda Comune di Cittiglio and Gent-Wevelgem In Flanders Fields. Trofeo Binda is next in the UCI World Cup series of races and a strong line up can be expected at the start. The Italian race is hilly and one that will favour the climbers.
The Coppi e Bartali is the next appointment for most our climbers as MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung start the 4 day, 5 stage Italian race this Thursday.
After conquering the Green Jersey at Tirreno-Adriatico, the team will again try to be among the protagonists in the Italian 4-day stage race.
From March 26th to the 29th, it’s the Settimana Internazionale Coppi & Bartali.
Brewery De Bie in Wakken and cycling team Etixx – Quick-Step are launching a new beer as part of a partnership. ‘De Bie Vélo’ is a traditional, light and flavourful beer especially for cycling and team fans!
With a brilliant team effort, Wouter Wippert took another stage win at Tour de Taiwan. The foursome of Darren Lapthorne, Travis Meyer, Bernard Sulzberger and Wippert combined forces to assess the race tactics and demonstrated the cohesive efforts of Drapac.
Wahoo Fitness, the leader in workout apps and smartphone connected devices, is pleased to announce a partnership with world class triathlete Sarah True, 2012 Olympian, silver medalist in the 2014 International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships and a strong hopeful for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
RusVelo rider Alexander Foliforov won the first stage race in his career as a pro taking the general clasification of the GP of Sochi. Rated by many experts as a naturally born climber, he left his mark on a couple of races in the mountains of Europe last year, including podium places at Ronde de l'Isard and Le Tour de l'Avenir.
Wouter Wippert followed up his World Tour victory at Santos Tour Down Under with a powerful win at today's Stage 1 of Tour de Taiwan. Darren Lapthorne, Travis Meyer, Adam Phelan and Bernard Sulzberger worked cohesively from the gun to control the 52km race.
Marco Marcato finished second in the Classic Loire Atlantique, a tough UCI 1.1-race which is part of the Coupe de France series.