A trio of ORICA-GreenEDGE riders have recorded solid opening prologue performances at the Tour of Alberta, setting themselves in a strong position for overall contention as the race moves onto the road stages.
Colombian Esteban Chaves has dropped to 18th overall at the Tour of Spain following stage ten this afternoon.
ORICA-AIS has opened the Boels Rental Ladies Tour with strong performances on the stage one individual time trial, Emma Johansson the top performer in eighth position.
World championship preparation and stage wins will be the focus for ORICA-AIS going into their final race of the season, the Boels Rental Ladies Tour starting tomorrow.
ORICA-GreenEDGE has finished outside the top ten at the GP Ouest France – Plouay this afternoon, missing out on a late escape group that held off a fast closing peloton.
Eleven-time Canadian champion Svein Tuft has secured second overall at the Tour du Poitou Charentes, finishing within the bunch sprint on the last day of racing.
Colombian Esteban Chaves has maintained fifth overall at the Vuelta a Espana, finishing in the first group on stage seven this afternoon.