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Dege wins in Dubai

Strong teamwork leads John Degenkolb to victory.

First race,
first win!

Bauke Mollema wins the overall
in Vuelta a San Juan

A brilliant,
classy look

Trek-Segafredo unveils its new 2017 kit

for the Classics

John Degenkolb is ready to go
for another monumental season

A young

An interview with neo pro Greg Daniel

25 Feb 2017 - 20:00

Felline 4th, Stuyven 8th in Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

It's open season in Belgium. Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, the first cobbled Classic of 2017, kicked off in gripping fashion Saturday with three of the race's favorites successfully holding off a 12-man chase group that included Fabio Felline and Jasper Stuyven.
25 Feb 2017 - 17:45

Bauke Mollema fourth in thrilling GC battle

Bauke Mollema crossed the line in fourth place after a tactical and thrilling battle up the long summit climb of stage four in Abu Dhabi Tour Saturday. With predominantly flat parcours in the four-day race, the 10-kilometer climb to Jebel Hafeet was the sole battleground for the climbers and general classification favorites, and it turned into a tactical fight from bottom to top.
23 Feb 2017 - 16:45

Crashes taint stage one in Abu Dhabi

Two crashes within the final five kilometers marred the finish of the 189-kilometer stage one in Abu Dhabi Tour Thursday. The second occurred at the one-kilometer marker, but it was the crash 4.5 kilometers from the end that caused a moment of panic for Trek-Segafredo when the team's two general classification leaders, Alberto Contador and Bauke Mollema, both hit the ground.
19 Feb 2017 - 19:00

No changes in final stage as Contador secures 2nd GC

The rain materialized for stage five as projected, creating a tricky ending to the final day in the Vuelta a Andalucía, and when the peloton arrived 90 seconds after the breakaway, race leader Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) had glued himself to Alberto Contador and there were no changes to the general classification.
19 Feb 2017 - 18:15

Degenkolb joins breakaway for final day in Portugal

John Degenkolb joined a large 21-man breakaway in stage five at the Volta ao Algarve, giving him one last opportunity to go deep ahead of the upcoming Classics season. The 179.2-kilometer race ended with a bite – a three-kilometer steep uphill – and the day belonged to the climbers and overall classification contenders.
18 Feb 2017 - 20:45

Degenkolb a close second in Algarve stage 4 photo finish

"Who won?" Those were the first words uttered by John Degenkolb after the sprint finish that ended the 203-kilometer stage four at the Volta ao Algarve Saturday. Yes. It was that close. In a stage that was "99 percent sure to end with a bunch sprint" (words of director Dirk Demol ahead of the stage), Trek-Segafredo improved on their first day leadout to the last man, Jasper Stuyven, who delivered Degenkolb with textbook precision.
18 Feb 2017 - 19:00

Status quo after unassuming stage four in Andalucía

The 179.3-kilometer stage four at the Vuelta a Andalucía ended with the expected mass sprint with no changes to the overall classification: Alberto Contador still sits one second behind race leader Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) with one stage remaining.
17 Feb 2017 - 19:15

Mads Pedersen shows potential with 12th place in Algarve TT

"There's no reason to be stressed at the start, you can’t do anything but wait, so I enjoyed the sun rather than sitting in a chair," smiled Mads Pedersen, not showing any hint of nerves ahead of the stage three time trial in Volta ao Algarve Friday. In the end, the young Dane would prove to be the quickest of the team.
17 Feb 2017 - 18:30

Alberto Contador cedes leader's jersey by one second

Alberto Contador knew it was going to be difficult to defend his slight race lead in the Vuelta a Andalucía Friday in the 11.9-kilometer time trial, and when he sprinted across the finish, he missed only one second to keep claim of the red jersey. Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) completed the undulating time trial in a time of 14:55:510, one second behind eventual stage winner Victor Campenaerts (LottoNL-Jumbo), and all eyes turned to the final two finishers.
16 Feb 2017 - 19:15

Contador grabs race lead with thrilling attack in queen stage

Alberto Contador's powerful and thrilling attack in the final three kilometers of stage two at the Vuelta a Andalucia earned him second place and the new leader's jersey of the five-day race. It was a brave move by Contador whose fierce acceleration opened a significant gap, but it was still far to go to the line, allowing his opposition to close back time. Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) was the only rider to make it back to the Spaniard's wheel...