May 27, 2013 - The EuroTrash bag has burst all over the place with all top racing from the week-end. Vincenzo Nibali took a brilliant win in a fascinating Giro d’Italia, and we also have the Tour of Belgium and the Bayern-Rundfahrt. All the video action if you missed it and what the riders have to say. And it's arrivederci Danilo - hopefully. You’re going to need a big coffee!
Cavendish Wins 5th Giro Stage & Maglia Rossa, Martin Wins Tour of Belgium Overall Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team was successful in every way possible on Sunday, with Mark Cavendish winning the 21st Stage of the Giro d'Italia as well as the red (points) jersey, and Tony Martin winning the Tour of Belgium overall for the second straight year.
May 23, 2013 - So we hit the last few days of the Giro d’Italia, does Vincenzo Nibali have the race in the bag? There is still some hard climbing to do before we know. Catch up with all the Giro news, plus the Tour of Belgium and the Bayern-Rundfahrt with reports, results, video and rider quotes. A touchy subject is out TOP STORY and there is a load of other news to get through in today’s EuroTrash Thursday. Enjoy…
Tomorrow (Wednesday) the Tour of Belgium starts, which ends on Sunday 26th of May. In this race, part of the Europe Tour, we will use the new Lotto Belisol team bus for the first time. André Greipel and Jürgen Roelandts are two of the riders that will be drove around in this bus. They are the two leaders of the team the next five days. The first stage between Lochristi and Knokke-Heist is cut out for sprinters, André’s train already rehearsed in the Tour de Picardie and will now have to lead the Gorilla to the victory. Last year Greipel won three stages in this race.
Baloise Belgium Tour (Belgium) - May 22-26 - UCI 2.HC.
Blanco Pro Cycling Team will line up a blended team Wednesday, 22 May, in the Baloise Tour of Belgium. Sports Director Erik Dekker sees a challenge for all his riders. “We don’t have an ordained lead man, but with Lars Boom and Sep Vanmarcke, we certainly have two guys who know their way around the Ardennes.”
Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team has announced the selection that will take part in Ronde van België (Tour of Belgium), a 730.1km race over five stages, from May 22nd to May 26th.
BMC Racing Team's Philippe Gilbert and Greg Van Avermaet headline the squad's roster for Ronde van België (Tour of Belgium). Gilbert is a past winner (2011), while Van Avermaet has twice finished runner-up (2008 and 2011) for the five-day race that begins Wednesday.