Adriaan Janssen takes 5th and keeps the leader’s jersey

Adriaan Janssen takes 5th and keeps the leader’s jersey

Once again, the peloton was off to a fast start in the streets of Stein. Several attacks and breakaway attempts were made during the first hour of racing, but none of those w allowed a considerable gap. Finally, it was a group of 14 riders, including Top Competitie’s leader Adriaan Janssen, making it to the front and being allowed a two-minute gap. The nervous chase of the main group led Ide Schelling to crash and abandon the race, luckily without any major injuries. The breakaway always kept a high pace, dropping half of the…continue reading →
Fabio Jakobsen fourth in Arno Wallaard Memorial

Fabio Jakobsen fourth in Arno Wallaard Memorial

It took less than 20 km in today’s Arno Wallamaard Memorial for the wind to break the race into small groups. After a hectic start, our Fabio Jakobsen, Martijn de Jong and Ide Schelling were all well-positioned and quickly bridged to the first group. Unfortunately, Ide was involved in an unlucky accident and couldn't get back to the front group. The good understanding among the breakaway members allowed the group to keep on growing its gap, giving the chasers no chance to make it back. Martijn did a big amount of work riding in front…continue reading →