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Fabio Felline TT Italian Championships
23 Jun 2017 - 22:15

Brändle and Felline take silver medals at national time trial championships of Austria and Italy

Over a varied, 27.80 km course course through the countryside between Grünau im Almtal and Almsee, Matthias Brändle stopped the clock in 33:27.19, 40.68 seconds slower than the winner, Georg Preidler, who recorded an average speed of 50,89 km/h. Earlier in the day, Fabio Felline finished 22 seconds down on Gianni Moscon over a 38.1km route between the towns of Ciriè and Caluso, north of Turin. Fabio finished significantly ahead of third-placed Manuel Quinziato, who ended his race 1'36" adrift of Moscon's time.
18 Jun 2017 - 18:15

Tour de Suisse: Felline 11th in final time trial

Fabio Felline showed the virus that had been plaguing him for most of the Tour de Suisse is finally behind him, finishing the final stage 28-kilometer time trial in 11th place, one minute and six seconds behind winner Rohan Dennis (BMC). It was not a significant result by any means, but it was a positive ending...
17 Jun 2017 - 19:00

Tour de Suisse: Felline shows flashes of old self in stage 8

It has been a rough week for the team at the Tour de Suisse after a stomach virus wreaked havoc on the team, forcing Jarlinson Pantano and Matthias Brändle to abandon, and leaving Fabio Felline struggling for most of the race. In Saturday's penultimate stage 8, Fabio finally showed flashes of his old self, following the crucial moves in the last climb and even launching his own attack in the final five kilometers.
15 Jun 2017 - 20:15

Tour de Suisse: Pantano, Brändle abandon to illness

It was a dismal stage six for Trek-Segafredo Thursday after two riders, Jarlinson Pantano and Matthias Brändle, abandoned due to a stomach bug that has been plaguing the team. Pantano was first inflicted during the second stage, which left him struggling to finish the race, eventually arriving 20 minutes in arrears and eliminating him from contention in his season's biggest goal
14 Jun 2017 - 18:30

Tour de Suisse: Degenkolb foiled in stage 5 sprint

John Degenkolb was unable to cap the labor of his Trek-Segafredo teammates in the sprint finish of stage five when he had to brake in the final meters right as he was about to launch after Peter Sagan (Bora Hansgrohe), who had caught everyone by surprise with an early move.
12 Jun 2017 - 19:15

Tour de Suisse: Dege third in stage three sprint

John Degenkolb sprinted to third place in a tough uphill finish in stage two at the Tour de Suisse Monday, finishing behind winner Michael Matthews (Sunweb) and Peter Sagan (Bora Hansgrohe). The peloton faced an ornery ending to the 159-kilometer race that culminated in the center of Bern...
11 Jun 2017 - 20:15

Tour de Suisse: Pantano suffers stomach ailment, drops from contention

Stage two at the Tour de Suisse was to be straightforward for Trek-Segafredo's leader Jarlinson Pantano on a day expected to end in a reduced bunch sprint but not test the general classification favorites. While the projected ending played out, and John Degenkolb was there, poised and ready, Pantano was mysteriously missing from the 60-strong bunch that arrived to fight out the finish of the 173-kilometer race.
11 Jun 2017 - 18:30

Dauphiné: Fireworks in final stage shuffles final GC

The Critérium du Dauphiné ended with a thrilling and grueling stage eight, giving Alberto Contador the hard work he fancied to help him prepare for his season's biggest goal in three weeks. The GC went through a huge overall as BMC's Richie Porte lost his race lead and Chris Froome fell from the podium while Contador held firm through most of the fireworks, but dropped in the final kilometers to fall in the final standings to 11th overall.
10 Jun 2017 - 19:30

Tour de Suisse: Brändle 3rd in prologue

Matthias Brändle blasted through the first day time trial at the Tour de Suisse Saturday to secure a place on the opening day podium and give Trek-Segafredo a promising start to the nine-day race. Brändle was the final rider of the team to set off on the short, six-kilometer course and clocked a time of 6 minutes and 33 seconds...
10 Jun 2017 - 18:00

Dauphiné: Contador 9th in penultimate stage

The second successive day in the mountains at the Critérium du Dauphiné saw a slightly stronger Alberto Contador, a few cracks in other GC contenders' armor, and race leader Richie Porte (BMC) continuing to show no hint of weakness. While the breakaway fought out the win in the 167.5-kilometer penultimate stage seven - Peter Kennaugh (Sky) claimed the honor - the GC fight waited until the final kilometers of the last climb, a different, shorter route up Alpe d'Huez.
9 Jun 2017 - 19:30

Dauphiné: Contador satisfied with first mountain test

Stage six at the Critérium du Dauphiné was a small taste of what stage nine will bring at the Tour de France in a month's time, finishing with the same steep Mont du Chat climb and descent. While Friday's race had little climbing ahead of the 8.7-kilometer uphill, the Tour will add three significant climbs before the Mont du Chat is tackled, making a different and harder race.
8 Jun 2017 - 21:00

Degenkolb second in GP d'Argovie

John Degenkolb sprinted to second in the GP du canton d'Argovie Thursday and just missed giving Trek-Segafredo a repeat win in the Swiss race after Giacomo Nizzolo claimed victory in 2016. Trek-Segafredo, with Degenkolb a pre-race favorite, did the bulk of the work controlling a four-man breakaway during the 189-kilometer race around Gippingen.
8 Jun 2017 - 17:30

Dauphiné: Trek-Segafredo ready for the mountains

Trek-Segafredo passed through the final sprint stage at the Critérium du Dauphiné without incident, ushering Alberto Contador safely through a fast-paced stage five that ended in a bunched finish. While the sprint teams fought out the finale of the 175-kilometer race, Contador stayed out of the finishing fracas, crossing the line in 35th place to maintain his 5th place in the overall classification.
7 Jun 2017 - 17:30

Dauphiné: Contador into 5th GC after solid TT

Alberto Contador finished in seventh place in the stage four individual time trial Wednesday and moved into the top five in the overall classification, a solid effort after the past years where he struggled in the 'race of truth' at the Critérium du Dauphiné. While the time trial was the first test in the GC battle and began the first ranking amongst the rivals, it will be the final three stages that will determine the overall winner of the eight-day tour.
6 Jun 2017 - 17:45

Dauphiné: Contador set for first GC test tomorrow

Trek-Segafredo can check off another successful work day as they conveyed Alberto Contador securely through stage three at the Critérium du Dauphiné Tuesday. Without Edward Theuns, who missed the time cut in stage two, the team's concentration now rests solely on Contador and his fight for the overall victory.
5 Jun 2017 - 18:30

Dauphiné: Contador eases through day two

Alberto Contador arrived with the peloton in 98th place and passed without incident through the second day at the Critérium du Dauphiné. Contador was well-guarded by his Trek-Segafredo teammates during the relatively uneventful 171-kilometer course that was tipped to end in a bunch sprint despite a series of climbs mid-way through.
4 Jun 2017 - 17:15

Dauphiné: Contador safely through demanding first day

The 2017 Critérium du Dauphiné kicked off Sunday with a demanding 170-kilometer stage that saw a breakaway triumph and a decimated peloton with all the general classification contenders arrive almost a minute behind. Alberto Contador finished safely with teammates Andre Cardoso and Haimar Zubeldia...
3 Jun 2017 - 18:45

Trek-Segafredo wins Hammer Series Sprint

Trek-Segafredo won two of the eight sprints and played into the points of six to win the second day Hammer Series Sprint in Limburg Saturday. The race was held on a flat, fast 12.4-kilometer circuit, and the attacks never relented over the eight laps as breakaways contested seven of eight sprints. Trek-Segafredo was a factor in nearly all the moves...
2 Jun 2017 - 18:45

New Hammer Series begins with a bang

The first race of three in the inaugural Hammer Series weekend was a grueling hill climb race run on a seven-kilometer circuit that included two climbs each lap, totaling over three kilometers of ascent. As expected, the 11 laps of the short but brutal race began full-gas, exploding the peloton in the first kilometers and leaving a small select group to fight out the points each lap.
28 May 2017 - 20:30

Giro stage 21: Pedersen 12th, Mollema cements 7th GC

There was no pressure in the final time trial at the Giro d'Italia for Bauke Mollema and the team, just one more chance to give a last effort as the three-week Grand Tour came to a close in the city streets of Milan. While Mollema easily cemented his top ten in the overall, Mads Pedersen, 21, put in a performance defying his years and finished in 12th place.