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5 Apr 2017 - 18:30
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Pais Vasco: Contador passes first climbing test in stage three

The Vuelta a Pais Vasco is a race that has progressively gotten harder with each stage. After two days of large bunch finishes, stage three offered more climbing and the first separation of climbers from the rest. Alberto Contador navigated over the six categorized climbs with little difficulty and arrived at the finish in a peloton numbering 40 riders. He crossed the line safely in the small group to check off another successful day of avoiding incidents that could hamper his goal of winning the overall classification for a second straight year.
 
4 Apr 2017 - 19:30
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Trek-Segafredo safely through stage two

Trek-Segafredo needed to pass the first two days at Vuelta al Pais Vasco (Tour of the Basque Country) without incident, the only goal to keep last year's winner Alberto Contador protected to save him as much energy as possible ahead of the bigger challenges, beginning in stage three tomorrow. The 173-kilometer race ended in a bunched sprint won by Michael Albasini (Orica-Scott) as Contador crossed the line safely with his teammates...
 
3 Apr 2017 - 18:15
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País Vasco: Contador unscathed after late crash

Alberto Contador rolled calmly across the line a minute behind winner Michael Matthews (Sunweb) after he couldn't avoid a late crash with 700 meters remaining in the opening stage of Vuelta al País Vasco (Tour of the Basque Country). It was an uneventful day raced under sunny skies and the day's escape numbering only three...
 
2 Apr 2017 - 19:30
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Degenkolb seventh in another thrilling Flanders

Crashes. Mechanicals. Brute strength and audacious attacks. And a whole heap of suffering and pain: It was Flanders at its finest. There is no predictability, and no hiding, in a race this hard: 260 kilometers with relentless, painful cobbled climbs jammed into the last 100 kilometers. Sometimes the lucky avail, but today, without a doubt, it was the strongest.
 
30 Mar 2017 - 18:45
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Brändle holds onto 2nd GC; Trek-Segafredo top team in De Panne

Matthias Brändle was a handful of seconds from winning the time trial that concluded the Three Days of De Panne, a stage he had red-circled from the start, but his performance certified he would stay on the podium's second step, holding off Alexander Kristoff (Katusha-Alpecin) by five seconds. Philippe Gilbert (Quick-Step Floors) took a 50-second buffer into the 14-kilometer time trial and easily clinched the overall victory by 38 seconds over Brändle.
 
29 Mar 2017 - 18:15
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Theuns sprints to 2nd, Brändle into 2nd GC

Trek-Segafredo continued its strong team performance in stage two of Three Days of De Panne by blowing the race apart in the crosswinds to move Matthias Brändle into second place overall while Edward Theuns narrowly missed the win from the small group that arrived at the finish. The 193-kilometer race ended with the expected sprint finish...
 
28 Mar 2017 - 18:15
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Brändle 5th, Theuns 8th in stage one of Three Days of De Panne

It was a grueling opening stage of Three Days of De Panne that ended with a fierce game of pursuit in the final 16 kilometers. While Matthias Brändle finished with two others, settling for 5th place, Philippe Gilbert (Quick-Step Floors) held off Luke Durbridge (Orica-Scott) and the chasing trio for the win. Moments later Edward Theuns arrived with a group and sprinted to 8th place.
 
26 Mar 2017 - 20:30
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Trek-Segafredo rebounds with strong performance in Gent-Wevelgem

Echelons, gravel roads, and sharp climbs made for a thrilling race in Gent-Wevelgem Sunday, and after two straight races of missing the key moments, Trek-Segafredo rebounded with a solid team effort that John Degenkolb capped by winning the bunch sprint for 5th place.
 
26 Mar 2017 - 18:00
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Catalunya: Pantano sprints to 2nd in final stage; Contador clinches 2nd GC

After a week of selfless work, Jarlinson Pantano had the opportunity at contesting the final stage in Volta a Catalunya Sunday, and nearly overtook Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) at the line, settling for a close second. Alberto Contador arrived with the first group to secure his 2nd place in the general classification, capping a successful final day and week for the team.
 
25 Mar 2017 - 18:00
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Contador into 2nd GC in stage six shake-up

When the front of the peloton pushed the pace on an early tricky descent of stage six at the Volta a Catalunya, many riders were caught out, including second overall Chris Froome (Sky), causing a split and a shake-up in the general classification was underway. The front group numbered slightly over 50 riders, including Michael Gogl, Haimar Zubeldia, and Alberto Contador of Trek-Segafredo
 
24 Mar 2017 - 19:30
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Felline 11th, Degenkolb 13th in E3 Harelbeke

A day to forget is how John Degenkolb described E3-Harelbeke for Trek-Segafredo. While finishing with two in the top 15 may seem like a decent result, the race was virtually over for the team when a dangerous group jumped away just after the Taaienberg with some 70 kilometers to race and no pinstriped team member had made the move.
 
24 Mar 2017 - 19:00
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Contador climbs into 3rd GC, Trek-Segafredo top team

The grueling Lo Port climb of stage five carved out the best climbers, leaving three – Alberto Contador, Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) and Chris Froome (Sky) – battling for the stage and overall classification with less than two kilometers to go. Contador was the first of the trio to attack, but Valverde had the last say with a counter move no one could match, and he soloed to the win and into the leader's jersey with two stages remaining.
 
23 Mar 2017 - 18:00
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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