Just like Thursday Tim Wellens chose to join an early breakaway. Today his adventure was successful and he won the fifth and last stage of the Ruta del Sol! After only a few kilometres of racing Tim got in front with seven others: Bravo, Campenaerts, Clarke, Minnaard, Novak, Paterski and van der Lijke. The escapees […]
André Greipel won the fourth stage at Volta ao Algarve today with an impressive sprint! It was expected to be a typical sprint stage. Four riders got in a breakaway which had up to six minutes advantage. Before the finale began João Matias was dropped. Ryan Mullen, Dion Smith and Taco van der Hoorn were […]
This afternoon Tony Gallopin won the closing time trial at Etoile de Bessèges. The French rider covered the 11.9 kilometres long course in 17’05”. He was thirteen seconds faster than Lilian Calmejane who had started the time trial as GC leader. Unfortunately Gallopin didn’t gain enough time to become the overall winner. The Lotto Soudal […]
Three out of three for Lotto Soudal at Challenge Mallorca! Tim Wellens won for the second day in a row, after André Greipel had won the first of four races on Thursday. A breakaway of eleven riders was formed early on the stage to the Mirador d’es Colomer. They got an advantage of just over […]
For the second day in a row Lotto Soudal claimed the victory at the Challenge Mallorca. The first race was a sprint stage, this time it was up to the climbers in the Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana. Half-way the race Lotto Soudal took control. The peloton reeled in the early escapees and thanks to the […]
André Greipel rode his first race of the new cycling season and he immediately took his first win! Together with seven teammates he participated in the first race of the Challenge Mallorca. It was a ride without obstacles on a flat course with finish at Campos after 162 kilometres. With less than twenty kilometres to […]
The Tour Down Under has finished with a Lotto Soudal rider on the podium. Eternal attacker Thomas De Gendt grabbed the last KOM points around Adelaide and finished as best climber in Australia. With Rafael Valls ending 7th in the GC as well the boys in red had a satisfying start of the season.