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14 Jul 2016 - 20:30

Tour of Poland: Bonifazio sprints to first WorldTour win in stage three

The third time was the charm for Niccolo Bonifazio in the Tour of Poland as he bettered the first two stage's bunch finishes with his first WorldTour win in stage three Thursday. After a fast start, the 240-kilometer race settled when the peloton consented to a five-man breakaway but similar to previous stages the final kilometers were thorny, this time with a few steep hills thrown in for measure.
13 Jul 2016 - 20:15

Tour of Poland: Bonifazio 6th in bunch sprint

While the crosswinds wreaked havoc and stole a showdown between sprinters in the Tour de France Wednesday, the Tour of Poland's stage two ended in traditional style. A five-man breakaway was caught in the final kilometers of the 153-kilometer race, and the fastmen sparred to the line where a photo finish determined the top three. Niccolo Bonifazio finished just behind in 6th place, not the result the young Italian sprinter was gunning for.
13 Jul 2016 - 19:15

Tour de France: Classics team rallies around Mollema

It was all about the wind in stage 11 at the Tour de France Wednesday. On paper it was a traditional sprint stage, but the crosswinds turned the tables, creating echelons and leaving panicked riders behind. When the road turned, and the wind directions changed, calmness would return, but not for long.
12 Jul 2016 - 19:15

Tour de France: breakaway contests stage; peloton has calm day

When a stage begins with a long, arduous climb, and everyone wants to be in the breakaway, the return to racing after the rest day was nothing less than cruel. It was war on the category-one Port d'Envalira climb (22kms at 5.5%) that pitched upwards at the start of stage 10 Tuesday, a painful start for all.
12 Jul 2016 - 18:30

Tour of Poland: Late attack steals win; Bonifazio 16th

Stage one of the Tour of Poland opened with a short 135-kilometer race ending with seven 13.8-kilometer circuits in the capital of Warsaw where a late attack on the final climb snatched victory from the sprinters. Niccolo Bonifazio found himself squeezed on the wrong side of the road when Michal Kwiatkowski (Sky) launched on the corkscrew-like climb with 1.5 kilometers to go; his positioning lost he finished in a disappointing 16th place.
11 Jul 2016 - 11:30

Mollema, Rast and Irizar renew contracts

On the Tour de France first rest day, Trek-Segafredo is excited to announce that Bauke Mollema, Markel Irizar and Grégory Rast have extended their contracts for two more years. With these contract extensions, Trek-Segafredo continues to lay the basis for its 2017 and 2018 teams.
10 Jul 2016 - 19:30

Tour de France: A spirited Mollema climbs into 7th overall

The GC rivals traded blows as they valiantly tried to crack each other in the final kilometers of the summit finish of stage nine and the elastic in the small elite group stretched taut, very close to snapping. A cold rain pelted down. Chris Froome (Sky) attacked. Then Richie Porte (BMC). Then Dan Martin (Etixx-Quick Step). And then Martin again. It was GC war and the last climb in the 184-kilometer mountain stage the perfect setting for a fierce battle.
9 Jul 2016 - 19:30

Tour de France: Mollema moves to 10th overall after first big mountain stage

The Tour de France tackled its first high mountains in stage eight Saturday. As expected the critical attacks came near the top of the Col de Peyresourde, the final climb of the 184-kilometer race, shattering the 31-rider group, all that remained of the peloton after a day of mountain ascents.
8 Jul 2016 - 18:30

Tour de France: Cancellara, Stuyven in breakaway; Mollema safely through

It took over 50 kilometers of racing before a breakaway formed in stage seven Friday, and when 29 men finally broke free, Fabian Cancellara and Jasper Stuyven were represented for Trek-Segafredo. The riders did not work well together, and the disorganization was frustrating explained Fabian Cancellara...
7 Jul 2016 - 18:45

Tour de France: Theuns frustrated in stage 6 bunch sprint

Just after passing under the flamme rouge, Jasper Stuyven surged to the front with EdwardTheuns, the two young Belgians fighting their way to the top two positions in the furious bunch sprint of stage six Thursday. With 800 meters to go, their positioning was seamless. But this is the Tour. A stage win coveted like none other; every bunch sprint war.
6 Jul 2016 - 18:15

Tour de France: Mollema passes first GC test in stage 5

Stage five was the third straight stage of over 200 kilometers, and with six classified climbs, most jammed into the final 45 kilometers of the long parcours, it was a day touted for a breakaway to ride to the end. It was also a first prickly test for the overall contenders, and Bauke Mollema arrived safely with the elite group of climbers...
5 Jul 2016 - 18:00

Tour de France: Irizar rides long breakaway in stage 4; Theuns 11th in sprint

Stage four from Saumur to Limoges, the longest of the 2016 Tour de France at 237.5 kilometers, was tipped for the sprinters again, but it did not stop Markel Irizar from jumping in the day's breakaway when he saw what appeared a dangerous move going clear.
4 Jul 2016 - 16:00

Tour de France: Theuns sprints to 5th in stage 3

It may be his first Tour de France, and he may be battling the world's best in some of the largest bloodthirsty fights to the line, but Edward Theuns is showing an experience that belies his youth in the tumultuous and dangerous world that is bunch sprinting, adding another 5th place in stage three Monday.
3 Jul 2016 - 19:30

Stuyven rides into polka dot jersey after thrilling stage two finish

Jasper Stuyven put on a thrilling performance in stage two of the Tour de France as he valiantly tried to hold off the peloton in the closing kilometers only to be caught 450 meters from the line. Stuyven narrowly lost taking home a prestigious Tour victory in the nail-biting ending, but was first over the final category-three climb to secure the polka dot jersey, and also earned the combative award for the stage.
2 Jul 2016 - 18:30

Tour de France: Theuns claims best young rider jersey

Edward Theuns, 25, sprinted to fifth place in the first stage of his first Tour de France Saturday and claimed the white jersey as the best young rider. It was a frenzied sprint for the stage win with the coveted yellow jersey on the line, and Theuns proved he can mix it up with the world's fastest finishing a smidge behind four legendary names.
26 Jun 2016 - 18:30

Nizzolo wins Italian Road Championships

Giacomo Nizzolo capped off a motivated and spirited Trek-Segafredo team (Marco Coledan, Eugenio Alafaci, Niccolo Bonifazio and Fabio Felline) in the Italian Road Race Championships Sunday to win the prestigious tricolor jersey. The 228-kilometer race ended with four laps of a 20-kilometer circuit...
22 Jun 2016 - 22:30

Cancellara wins tenth national time trial title

Fabian Cancellara claimed his 10th Swiss national time trial title today on a technical course in Martigny, taking home his final crown in a discipline he has reigned over a span of 15 years. Cancellara completed the two 20.5-kilometer laps in 53 minutes and 12 seconds
19 Jun 2016 - 19:00

Tour de Suisse: Stuyven joins breakaway in weather-shortened final stage

The scheduled 117-kilometer stage nine was shortened to 57 kilometers, a result of poor weather, and the brief parcours held only one, albeit big, obstacle: the 12.7-kilometer Flüela Pass. When the flag dropped, the peloton jumped into action the peloton jumped into action with riders desperate to be in the day's breakaway, but the shortened parcours left little wiggle room to create a breakaway with a solid gap ahead of the long uphill.
18 Jun 2016 - 18:15

Cancellara 3rd in his final Tour de Suisse time trial

On paper, the 16.8-kilometer stage eight time-trial suited the specialists, but after a week of hard racing - and three straight days in the mountains - it's difficult to pinpoint who will have the legs for the tough test against the clock that included a stiff three-kilometer climb. Fabian Cancellara, an early starter, set the bar in all three intermediate split times...
17 Jun 2016 - 18:30

Tour de Suisse: Schleck 12th on the feared Rettenbachferner climb

A lengthy 224.3 kilometers faced the peloton in stage seven, the queen stage of the race that culminated on the feared Rettenbachferner, a climb that many consider the hardest in all of Europe. Fränk Schleck finished in 12th place at the summit finish, an indication he is returning to top form after fracturing his collarbone at La Flèche Wallonne in April.