Van Tricht secures third overall at the Tour of Rhodes

Today's stage at the Tour of Rhodes was the one set to decide the final outcome of the overall classification. The race was down to a matter of seconds, as the Top 5 in the general classification were distanced by just a mare 10 seconds, with Daan Hoole sitting in fifth and Stan van Tricht in third 8 seconds down the leader.  It was a fast start as always, with several riders trying to break clear from the peloton without success. Sadly, bad luck was on our side again as Tom Day was…continue reading →

Van Tricht sprints to third in the queen stage

Today's stage at the Tour of Rhodes was considered the queen stage of it all. The peloton had to tackle a total of 150 km from Rhodes to Maritsa, with two categorized climbs in along the way before hitting the challenging local circuit. The race was off to a fast start, and it wasn't until well over the 50 km mark that two riders got away from the bunch and were allowed around a minute by the main group, with all our talents staying in the wheels in the peloton. As the peloton…continue reading →

Van Tricht takes fifth in the sprint

After yesterday's opening prologue, in which Daan Hoole fell short by just one second to grab the win, it was the turn of the first road stage of the Tour of Rhodes. The profile marked a 139 km long ride along the coast, in which the peloton had to tackle a total of two categorized climbs through a broken parcour.  The race was off to a fast start and it took more than 50 km before that eventual breakaway took off. In the initial part, our Stan van Tricht was active in the…continue reading →

Daan Hoole falls short on the win in the opening stage

The Tour of Rhodes got underway with a short and fast 2 km prologue along the coast of Rhodes. It served as the opener of a three more days of action in Greek soil in which our talents aim for stage wins and a good overall performance. We got off to a good start as Daan Hoole finished in second place just one second away from the stage winner, with Stan van Tricht, Wessel Krul, Sean Flynn and Marco Frigo finishing within 9 seconds of the first place. The U23 Dutch Time Trial…continue reading →

Preview Tour of Rhodes

After some solid action at the Rhodes GP last week, in which Stan van Tricht led the way for us with a very strong third place and Harrison Wood crossed the line in eighth, we will be back in action tomorrow with the opening prologue of the International Tour of Rhodes. The race will start with a fast 2 km long prologue, and it will be followed with three hard stages that will feature numerous categorized climbs but all will be decided with a flat finish. The goal of the team will be…continue reading →

van Tricht takes 3rd in the Rhodes GP

The Rhodes GP featured the kick-off of our Greek journey. The 186 km long race, featured two climbs and it was our first point of contact ahead of the 4-day long Tour of Rhodes that will start on the 8th of April. The day was off to a quiet start, but shortly after fireworks started, and several groups tried to make it up the road.  Our flag was properly represented at all times, with our talents sticking to the plan and not letting any big groups go away without our colors. On the…continue reading →

Race Preview: Rhodes GP

Our Greek racing journey will start tomorrow with the Rhodes GP powered by Mitsis Hotels. It will be a 186 km long parcour that will bring the peloton along the coast at all times and will feature two major climbs during the race, the last one with 25 km to go, which is set to reduce the bunch ahead of the final sprint. This one will be the first racing action for our riders since GP Monseré in mid-March. Despite the lack of racing, we have had a short camp all together in…continue reading →

Marco Frigo to start his season at Coppi e Bartali

Our talented Italian climber, Marco Frigo, will kick-off his season tomorrow at Coppi e Bartali as a part o the Italian National Team. The 21-year old, who back in his first year in the category claimed the U23 Italian Road Race title, is looking forward to getting the season underway as he expects big things to come during the year. "I'll be approaching this race with a lot of confidence, but also after a long winter. It's been quite some time since I raced for the last time, so I'm really looking forward…continue reading →

Training Camp Limburg

From Friday to Sunday our team will get together in Watersley Sports & Talentpark in Limburg, The Netherlands, as we get ready for the upcoming races. We will be using this period to get to know each other, as most of the international riders will join as well. While the current situation is constantly changing which makes it difficult to make a good program, the team succeeded in this with the upcoming short training camp in Limburg, races in Greece (GP Rhodes and the International Tour of Rhodes) and a general training camp…continue reading →

Q&A with Jesper Rasch

Jesper Rasch has been off to a strong season start. After a strong ride in Le Samyn, he was our designed sprinter for GP Monseré last Sunday, in which he finished in a hard-fought 12th place after fighting it out with several big names. However, the season is just getting started, so we caught up with Jesper ahead of another block of training ahead of the next goals.  - How do you feel after the season start?Especially in Monseré was a race to show myself in the bunch sprint. In the final, I…continue reading →