A short and fast stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire saw the early breakaway stay clear until the final few kilometres when ORICA-GreenEDGE took control at the front of the peloton and brought the race back together for the sprint finish.
Festival Elsy Jacobs prologue winner Annemiek Van Vleuten sprinted to seventh place today during a wet, challenging stage one of the UCI race.
Another strong ride by Damien Howson for ORICA-GreenEDGE on a mountainous and wet stage five at the Tour de Romandie today saw the young Australian finish just behind leaders as he climbed with some of the best riders in the world.
33-year old Dutch rider Annemiek Van Vleuten had an incredible ride this evening to take victory in the Festival Elsy Jacobs 2.8kilometre prologue.
2016 Tour Down Under stage winner Caleb Ewan sprinted to second place on the opening stage of the Tour de Yorkshire today after strong work by ORICA-GreenEDGE in the closing kilometres of the race.
South African Daryl Impey and young Australian climber Damien Howson finished in 16th and 20th place respectively in the individual time trial on stage three of the Tour de Romandie today, giving ORICA-GreenEDGE two riders in the top twenty.
On April 22, the team was notified that Simon Yates has an adverse analytical finding from a test conducted at Paris-Nice, stage 6 on March 12, 2016.
It was a long 150kilometres in the breakaway for South African time trial champion Daryl Impey on stage two of the Tour de Romandie. The 2014 Tour of Alberta winner got into the early attack and stayed at the head of the race going into the final climb to Morgins.
After finishing second in Sunday’s Liège-Bastogne-Liège and crashing in yesterday’s prologue Michael Albasini has today produced another storming performance for ORICA-GreenEDGE by finishing third on stage one of the Tour de Romandie.
South African time trial champion Daryl Impey finished in 12th place in the prologue on the opening day of the Tour De Romandie today after cold and wet conditions led to many cautious performances and a crash for Michael Albasini.