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18 Jul 2016 - 19:30

Tour de France: Cancellara sprints to 6th in hometown Bern

Fabian Cancellara finished stage 16 into his hometown Bern as best he could, battling against some fast legs to finish in a respectable 6th place. It was not the swan song everyone wanted in Cancellara's final Tour de France and a stage that finished five kilometers from his home, but after two weeks of racing in the Tour de France, fairy tale endings are rare.
17 Jul 2016 - 19:00

Tour de France: Mollema maintains 2nd GC through tricky stage 15

Bauke Mollema feared the short, intense stage 15 that passed through the Jura Mountains, not a big mountain stage where vast time differences were expected, but a day when everything could be lost. In the end, Mollema looked comfortable on all climbs...
16 Jul 2016 - 21:30

Tour of Poland: Felline 4th in epic stage five

You wouldn't know that Fabio Felline is competing in his first races after returning from a lengthy two-and half month layoff to a fractured skull, a result of a freak crash in the Amstel Gold Race in April. Felline rode an incredible race in the 225-kilometer stage five Saturday to cross the line in fourth place, soggy and utterly exhausted.
16 Jul 2016 - 18:30

Tour de France: Bunch sprint for stage 14; Mollema in safely

Stage 14 was the last chance for the sprinters before Paris and with an added headwind all day there was little doubt of a surprise ending Saturday. With Edward Theuns out of the Tour after fracturing a vertebra in the time trial yesterday, Jasper Stuyven was the go-to sprinter in today's 208.5-kilometer race. However, Stuyven decided to pull back from the chaotic finish and focus what energy he had on getting Bauke Mollema safely into the finish.
15 Jul 2016 - 21:45

Tour of Poland: Van Poppel fifth in stage four sprint

Boy van Poppel is one of the best lead-out men to be found in the peloton and rarely has an opportunity to sprint for himself. However, in the Tour of Poland stage four when Niccolo Bonifazio was unable to get over the stages tough climbs with the peloton, van Poppel was the team's designated sprinter and finished in a respectable 5th place in a tight finish over the line.
15 Jul 2016 - 20:15

Tour de France: Mollema crushes Time Trial, moves into 2nd overall

In an interview after stage 12, Bauke Mollema said he was looking forward to the stage 13 time trial after rigorous preparations for the race against the clock that included training on the grueling 37.5-kilometer course. Friday the lanky Dutchman put his specific preparations to the test...
14 Jul 2016 - 22:30

Tour de France: Mollema involved in late freak crash with motorbike

The shortened stage 12 on Mount Ventoux ended with a freak crash with one kilometer remaining that involved a TV motorbike and the leading trio of GC contenders Bauke Mollema, Richie Porte (BMC) and Chris Froome (Sky). While Mollema was able to remount and continue to the finish, both Porte and Froome had mechanical issues delaying them further.
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.