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23 Mar 2017 - 18:00

Catalunya: Mollema 10th in snow-shortened stage 4

Bauke Mollema sprinted to 10th place in the snow-shortened stage four at the Volta a Catalunya Thursday, while teammates Alberto Contador and Jarlinson Pantano also arrived with the reduced bunch and there were no changes in the top 10 of the general classification. With the first 60-kilometers of stage four annulled to snow, the abridged 136-kilometer course played out in a fast but tranquil manner for Trek-Segafredo until the final category two climb, a stinger that topped out less than 13 kilometers from home.
22 Mar 2017 - 18:00

Catalunya: Contador 7th on La Molina stage

Alberto Contador crossed the line in seventh place for the grueling La Molina finish of stage three in Volta a Catalunya, moving him into seventh place in the overall classification. On paper, the 188-kilometer race with three category-one climbs jammed into the end looked to be a stage to shake up the general classification, but La Molina – ascended twice in the final 35 kilometers – was gradual with too much headwind and only steepened in the last kilometer.
21 Mar 2017 - 17:45

Trek-Segafredo fourth in crucial team time trial

The team time trial heightens the importance of a strong and well-rounded team when searching for the overall win, and the TTT in stage two at the Volta a Catalunya, arguably one of the most decisive in years at a lengthy 41.3 kilometers, demonstrated its prominence in the weeklong race. While Movistar eked out the win over pre-race favorite BMC Racing by two seconds and 46 seconds over Team Sky, Trek-Segafredo put in a sound ride to finish fourth (+1'15") – still suffering significant time gaps to some rivals, but avoiding complete disaster, which, in a tricky team test of this length, is always possible.
20 Mar 2017 - 18:00

Catalunya: Trek-Segafredo safely through stage 1 and ready for crucial TTT

The opening stage one at the Volta a Catalunya ended in a bunch sprint, but it was far from easy with six categorized climbs – including two rated category one – and many teams, including Trek-Segafredo, had thoughts only of saving energy for a decisive team time trial scheduled tomorrow.
18 Mar 2017 - 18:15

Degenkolb 7th in another thrilling finale at Milano-Sanremo

Trek-Segafredo displayed impeccable teamwork in the decisive final kilometers of Milano-Sanremo, but nothing could stop an attack from an on-form Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe), whose move on the Poggio was only matched by two of the strongest punchers in the pro peloton. The trio pulled away on the climb and twisting descent and, in a thrilling ending to the season's first Monument...
14 Mar 2017 - 16:45

Brändle best of team in 11th; Mollema finishes 9th overall

Matthias Brändle flew around the flat, fast time trial course, the final stage of Tirreno-Adriatico Tuesday, to finish in 11th place, while Bauke Mollema came within two seconds of moving up in the overall classification, and will end the weeklong race in 9th GC. Brändle was an early starter and set a fast time, crossing the line in 11:38 for the 10-kilometer out and back course. Brändle was content with his finish, a personal best time in the Tirreno-Adriatico race against the clock.
13 Mar 2017 - 17:30

Stuyven sprints to 3rd in Tirreno-Adriatico

Jasper Stuyven capped off strong team tactics at Tirreno-Adriatico with a third place in the final road stage of the weeklong race. Trek-Segafredo played its cards perfectly in the finishing kilometers of the 168-kilometer stage six: the Trek-Segafredo train led across the finish line the first time, maintaining top position with a 15-kilometer lap and one tricky climb remaining.
12 Mar 2017 - 19:45

Tirreno: Mollema back to form in grueling stage five

Tirreno-Adriatico has not gone the way Bauke Mollema or Trek-Segafredo wanted, but in the 210-kilometer stage five that resembled a Classics, Mollema rebounded with a strong fifth place, showing his usual form once again. The short, sharp climbs and serpentine, narrow roads imitated a tough Classics race, leaving only the hardiest to fight out the final kilometers.
12 Mar 2017 - 18:15

A two-second heartbreaker for Contador in final Paris-Nice stage

Alberto Contador gave a classic 'never-say-die' performance for stage eight at Paris-Nice, attacking on the penultimate climb and riding his heart out in the final 50 kilometers only to fall short of the overall victory by two seconds. Race leader Sergio Henao (Sky), who was behind Contador by a minute at the top of the last climb, gradually clawed his way back in the 14-kilometer run-in.
11 Mar 2017 - 20:00

Pantano and Contador combine to shake up Paris-Nice GC

Jarlinson Pantano and Alberto Contador seized control on the final climb of stage seven in Paris-Nice and blew the race apart, resulting in second place for Contador and a reshuffling in the general classification. Contador moved into third overall, while race leader Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) and second place Tony Gallopin (Lotto Soudal) plummeted from the top three.
10 Mar 2017 - 18:45

Paris-Nice: Contador 8th in first mountain stage

Alberto Contador finished in eighth place in the steep uphill finish of stage six at Paris-Nice Friday, losing a few more seconds to some rivals in the first of three successive stages in the mountains. Simon Yates (Orica-Scott) soloed to the win after attacking at the top of the penultimate climb with just over 19 kilometers remaining. He stretched his lead to 45 seconds and crossed the line with 17 seconds to spare.
10 Mar 2017 - 17:30

Tirreno: Late crash spoils finish for Stuyven

After a stressful day with crosswinds, stage three at Tirreno-Adriatico ended with the expected bunch sprint. It was a finish that suited Jasper Stuyven, and he was positioned perfectly inside the final kilometer after great teamwork. Then disaster struck.
9 Mar 2017 - 20:30

Paris-Nice: Degenkolb fifth in final sprint stage

A block headwind made for a challenging and tactical sprint in stage five at Paris-Nice Thursday, which saw Andre Greipel (Lotto Soudal) grab the victory and, despite great work from Gregory Rast and Edward Theuns in the finale, John Degenkolb settle for a frustrating fifth.
9 Mar 2017 - 18:30

Tirreno: Felline 11th in punishing uphill finish

Fabio Felline finished in 11th place in the punishing uphill finish for stage two at Tirreno-Adriatico Thursday. It was the longest stage of the weeklong race: 229 kilometers peppered with punishing climbs in the last 60 kilometers and a long slog uphill to the finish. An ending for the mightiest.
8 Mar 2017 - 19:00

Contador finishes a convincing second in stage four time trial

The stage four time trial was the first real test of the general classification rivals in Paris-Nice, and Alberto Contador showed he's ready for a fierce battle in the mountains by racing to a convincing second place. The 14.5-kilometer race against the clock ended with a grueling three-kilometer uphill, and for the first time, the overall favorites had the opportunity to verify their climbing legs.
8 Mar 2017 - 17:45

Tirreno-Adriatico: Disappointing TTT for Trek-Segafredo

They knew it as soon as they crossed the line. Trek-Segafredo battled to the finish with five men - losing three during the flat, fast 22.5-kilometer flat course – in a time of 24 minutes and 18 seconds. They were the third team out of the start house and third place over the line, far from their best effort.
7 Mar 2017 - 17:15

Degenkolb sprints to another podium finish in Paris-Nice

After two brutal days of gusty winds and wet, cold weather, an exhausted peloton embraced a mostly dry and calm stage three at Paris-Nice Tuesday. A day, finally, with no echelons. The improved weather allowed the 190-kilometer race to play out in a typical sprint stage, and when an easy-to-control breakaway numbering three men escaped up the road, everything had arranged for a welcomed bunched ending.
6 Mar 2017 - 18:15

Paris-Nice: Dege sprints to second; strong teamwork keeps Contador safe in another epic race

Trek-Segafredo displayed impeccable teamwork in Paris-Nice stage two, rebounding from a mostly cheerless race yesterday and rallied around Alberto Contador during the crosswinds, rain, and cold temperatures that plagued the peloton for a second straight day. While the team muscled Contador back into contention, John Degenkolb displayed his Classics form by riding in the lead group all race and sprinting to second place from a reduced bunch that arrived at the finish.
5 Mar 2017 - 19:30

Crosswinds, rain create epic start to Paris-Nice

There was no doubt that today's opening stage of Paris-Nice was epic and exciting. It started out calm enough until around the 42-kilometer mark when crosswinds shattered the peloton, leaving echelons in its wake. Alberto Contador and John Degenkolb were on the tail end of the leading group driven by Quick Step and Lotto Soudal but became disengaged in the ensuing corners from the blistery winds.
4 Mar 2017 - 17:45

Crashes ruin chances for Trek-Segafredo in Strade Bianche

Intermittent rain turned the 11th edition of Strade Bianche into a slippery mess, and a whole heap of luck was needed in addition to strong legs. Fabio Felline had the legs but was hit with misfortune when he was caught in a crash in one of the early gravel sectors, wrecking his shifter. He needed a new bike, and with the team car far behind, it left him with a furious chase. Boy van Poppel gave everything in trying to help Felline, but the Italian would never see the head of the race again.