A famously tough summit finish on stage ten of the Vuelta a Espana today saw the race for the general classification spring to life once again with Esteban Chaves and Simon Yates now fourth and eight respectively for ORICA-BikeExchange.
A fast and undulating stage nine of the Vuelta a Espana was won from the breakaway with Esteban Chaves and Simon Yates finishing with the other general classification favourites after a solid team performance from ORICA-BikeExchange.
Tour de France stage winner Michael Matthews sprinted to fourth place today in the Bretagne Classic Ouest-France as two lead riders held off the charge from the peloton to claim the top two steps of the podium.
Australian time trial champion Katrin Garfoot had a strong ride today in GP-Plouay Bretagne to finish in eighth place from the reduced bunch sprint.
Colombian Esteban Chaves had to dig deep on the viciously steep climb to the finish on stage eight of the Vuelta a Espana today after the race for the general classification truly sprang to life.
Belgian Jens Keukeleire was caught up in the late crash that disrupted the finale on stage seven of the Vuelta a Espana today, losing the opportunity to contest the sprint for ORICA-BikeExchange.
Ordiziako Klasika winner Simon Yates unleashed a blistering late attack to win stage six of the Vuelta a Espana today after some strong teamwork from ORICA-BikeExchange instigated the intense chase of the breakaway.
ORICA-AIS head to Holland next week for their final stage race of the season, the six-day Boels Rental Ladies Tour.
ORICA-BikeExchange will have multiple cards to play to cover all scenarios at this weekend’s one-day French race, the Bretagne Classic Ouest-France - previously known as GP de Plouay.
Two heavy crashes disrupted the finale on stage five of the Vuelta a Espana today with Esteban Chaves hitting the tarmac before the line but fortunately escaping with minor cuts and bruises.
Esteban Chaves and ORICA-BikeExchange rode a calm and collected race on stage four of the Vuelta a Espana today with Chaves finishing alongside the other favourites and remaining in fourth on the general classification.
ORICA-AIS travel to France this weekend for the penultimate women’s WorldTour event-GP-Plouay Bretagne.
Colombian contender Esteban Chaves produced a great ride for ORICA-BikeExchange on the wickedly steep finale of stage three of the Vuelta a Espana today, taking fifth place as many of the overall competitors were distanced.
Young Dane Magnus Cort sprinted to a strong third place for ORICA-BikeExchange in a hectic finale on stage two of the Vuelta a Espana today.
22-year-old Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan took the win for ORICA-BikeExchange in a wet and crash-heavy Cyclassics Hamburg in Germany today.