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25 Aug 2015 - 19:30

Irizar earns ‘Most Aggressive’ with long breakaway ride

After two relatively short road stages, the Vuelta a España scheduled a lengthy 209.6-kilometer stage Tuesday, perfect enticement for a Classics rider like Markel Irizar, who wasted no time in joining the day’s breakaway. Right from the wave of the flag signifying the race start, Irizar jumped into a move with five other riders and quickly gained time; at one point the gap had stretched to a hefty 13 minutes before the chase began in earnest behind.
24 Aug 2015 - 18:30

Stuyven sprints to 8th, Illness forces Cancellara out

The rocky start to the Vuelta a España for Trek Factory Racing continued Monday with the news that Fabian Cancellara, suffering from a stomach ailment the past few days, was forced to stop in the latter part of stage three, ending another Grand Tour for him a mere three days in.
24 Aug 2015 - 01:00

Silvestre 5th in final Colorado stage, Bernard wraps up 10th GC

There were no surprises in the 110-kilometer final stage of the USA Pro Challenge from Golden to Denver. The fast course was destined for a bunch sprint and the high speeds had the last relics of the breakaway back in the fold with 14-kilometers remaining; finally, after a week of hilly racing, the pure sprinters had their chance.
23 Aug 2015 - 20:15

Misfortune strikes TFR in Vuelta stage two

There was no easing into the Vuelta a España for the first road stage - no flat parcours with a predictable bunch sprint ending – instead the peloton negotiated a four kilometer climb to the finish line and the overall contenders had to be on their toes as the first real time gaps formed in the grueling uphill that culminated stage two. Trek Factory Racing was well poised for the first crucial uphill, when misfortune raised its ugly head again:
23 Aug 2015 - 19:00

Nizzolo third in Vattenfall Cyclassics

Giacomo Nizzolo could not better his second place of last year in the Vattenfall Classics, but he did sprint to a podium place for his third time in the Hamburg race, taking third behind winner Andre Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) and Katusha’s Alexander Kristoff.
23 Aug 2015 - 02:15

Stagiaire Basso third in USA Pro Challenge stage six

Trek Factory Racing’s stagiaires have been nothing short of stellar since joining the team for its USA races. Saturday it was Italian Leonardo Basso’s turn to lead the show of the team’s two newest young guns, joining the day’s successful breakaway in stage six of the USA Pro Challenge and sprinting to third after another hard, windy race.
22 Aug 2015 - 21:15

Trek Factory Racing 6th in unconventional TTT

The precarious and controversial Team Time Trial ran without incident in the opening stage of the 2015 Vuelta a España Saturday evening, and when the dust settled – literally with part of the course run on a dirt path – Trek Factory Racing finished in 6th place, completing the unconventional course in a time of eight minutes and 21 seconds.
22 Aug 2015 - 02:00

Bernard maintains top 10 as Breckenridge time trial begins to set final GC

With only two stages remaining and the biggest mountains already climbed, the 13.5-kilometer time trial Friday was decisive in determining the final general classification of the USA Pro Challenge. Julien Bernard continued right where he left off Thursday, prolonging his strong form in the stage five ‘race against the clock’ to power around, and up and down, the windy, punchy course in a time of 19 minutes and 30 seconds.
21 Aug 2015 - 01:15

Bernard moves into 9th GC ahead of crucial time trial

Stagiaire Julien Bernard has ridden himself into the leader role for Trek Factory Racing at the USA Pro Challenge Thursday, arriving with a small group after the final climb in Breckenridge shattered the peloton, to move into ninth overall. Twenty-three seconds ahead of Bernard’s group...
20 Aug 2015 - 01:00

Didier joins stage three escape group, earns most aggressive

Laurent Didier, who won last year’s stage five of the USA Pro Challenge into Breckenridge, tried to repeat the feat Wednesday into Aspen with an attack on Independence Pass, but a stiff headwind on the descent ended his drive, although it did award him the most aggressive rider for the 163-kilomter stage three. Julian Arredondo sprinted to 5th from the reduced group, and Julien Bernard finished in 13th; both maintained their 9th and 10th in the overall classification respectively.
19 Aug 2015 - 16:30

Theuns and Bonifazio join Trek Factory Racing

Trek Factory Racing is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement with two of the brightest prospects in cycling. Belgian Edward Theuns and Italian Niccolo Bonifazio will join the pinstriped team on a two-year deal beginning in 2016. Edward Theuns joins TFR from Topsport-Vlaanderen and is currently leading the UCI Europe Tour. Niccolò Bonifazio, 21, arrives from Lampre-Merida.
19 Aug 2015 - 01:15

Stage 2 transposes GC, Arredondo and Bernard in top 10

Trek Factory Racing's Julian Arredondo and team stagiaire Julien Bernard finished 9th and 10th at the top of the tough eight-kilometer finishing climb to Arapahoe Basin in stage two of the USA Pro Challenge, keeping both in contention in the general classification.
18 Aug 2015 - 02:45

Aggressive opening to USA Pro Challenge; Arredondo 7th

The first stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge began in typical fashion with a seven-man breakaway forming and gaining a significant lead, but in the final of two tough circuits in the rolling terrain surrounding Steamboat Springs chaos ensued as attacks flew left and right.
16 Aug 2015 - 18:15

Felline secures 5th GC with strong teamwork

The Eneco Tour ended Sunday with a tough 188.6-kilometer stage that mirrored a reduced version of the Tour of Flanders, keeping the overall contenders on edge and attentive one final time. Trek Factory Racing rallied around Fabio Felline to keep the Italian’s fifth place in the general classification intact .
15 Aug 2015 - 18:45

Felline strong in Eneco queen stage and moves into 5th overall

As expected Saturday’s stage six, the toughest and longest of the Eneco Tour at 208.6 kilometers, carved out the strongest riders and Fabio Felline proved his form and confirmed his talent by finishing eighth on the day to move into fifth place in the overall classification. When the hammer came down with still 50 kilometers to go the race exploded...
15 Aug 2015 - 17:15

Busche to start Colorado’s US Pro Challenge

Trek Factory Racing’s US Champion Matthew Busche confirmed Saturday that he will be at the start of the US Pro Cycling Challenge, which kicks off Monday in the resort town of Steamboat Springs. The fifth edition of the seven-day race runs from August 17-23, 2015.
14 Aug 2015 - 18:00

Felline maintains GC in rain-soaked ending to stage five

A late rainstorm favored a two-man breakaway in the Eneco Tour stage five as they held off a small five-man chase group and a decimated peloton to duel for the win. Johan Le Bon (FDJ) distanced Dylan Van Baarle (Cannondale-Garmin) in the final two kilometers to claim a well-earned victory after the pair led for the most of the 179.6-kilometers. Fabio Felline arrived with the severely reduced peloton 27 seconds later to maintain his 11th place in the overall classification (+36").
13 Aug 2015 - 18:00

Felline moves into 11th GC with 3 decisive days ahead.

Stage four of the Eneco Tour featured the first real test for the general classification hopefuls: a 14-kilometer individual time trial that was predominantly flat with a few turns and slight rises to disrupt rhythm. Fabio Felline stopped the clock in 16:57 to slot into 11th place for the stage and the overall (+23”), a great performance to keep him within range of his other main contenders in the overall classification battle.
12 Aug 2015 - 18:30

Another tumultuous bunch sprint in Eneco Tour

For the third straight day at the Eneco Tour the sprinters reigned, but testament to the tricky finales it was again a different victor that took the stage glory. Similar to the first day, no one team was able to take control in a complicated run-in to the 172-kilometer third stage as the race was full on to a series of corners ahead of the one kilometer to go banner.
11 Aug 2015 - 17:45

Van Poppel 5th in Eneco stage two bunch sprint

The 180.7-kilometer stage two at the Eneco Tour was a straightforward sprint stage: two men formed the day’s escape, an easily controllable move, and with 15 kilometers remaining they were tucked back in peloton and the sprinters’ teams ruled the road to the end. Danny van Poppel could not find the right wheels in Tuesday’s finale as two of the best leadout trains, Lotto-Soudal and Etixx-Quick Step, controlled the final kilometers, and unlike in stage one, it was a better-organized ending.