Medical update on Martijn de Jong

Medical update on Martijn de Jong

The Dutch rider is currently back home recovering from the injuries suffered at Ronde de l'Isard. After five days in a French hospital, the Dutchman transferred to The Netherlands by ambulance. Martijn suffered several fractures in his neck, back and shoulder. Luckily everything is stable now, but the recovery process will take some time. We wish Martijn a happy Birthday and even more important we hope he will recover soon from all his injuries.continue reading →
Double action day for the team

Double action day for the team

Yesterday we wrapped up the Ronde de l'Isard with a tough a fast stage where our Jan Maas was 15th in the stage and secured his Top 10 place on GC by moving up to ninth overall. Our British climber Stephen Williams rounded up a good days of racing for the team in France, finishing in 11th place. In Omloop der Kempen, our team could not defend the leaders jersey as Adriaan Janssen rolled in 16th place after the team tried to bring the eventually winning group of five riders back. Our Dutch…continue reading →
Maas and Williams in the Top 10 ahead of the final stage

Maas and Williams in the Top 10 ahead of the final stage

It wasn’t easy for the breakaway to go clear as the peloton was off to a fast and nervous start in today’s Ronde de l’Isard stage 3. It took almost an hour of racing for 4 members of the break to be allowed a gap by the peloton. On the slopes of the Col de Chioula the peloton contained a reduced numbers of riders, and they got the foot of Plateau de Beille 25 seconds behind the last two members of the break. Due to the high pace, two kilometers in the climb…continue reading →
Two riders in the Top 10 at Ronde de l’Isard

Two riders in the Top 10 at Ronde de l’Isard

Today’s stage was off to a fast start as it took more than an hour of racing before the breakaway of the day was clear. The early moved was made and it featured up to nine riders, including our Jan Maas, who took a bonus of three seconds after winning the first intermediate sprint. That group worked together and opened and the gap was up to two minutes at the top of the Col d’Ares with 29 km remaining. The nine leaders arrived to the final climb of the day, the Hospice de…continue reading →