Van Avermaet Wins The 2015 Baloise Belgium Tour

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Sankt Vith, Belgium - BMC Racing Team's Greg Van Avermaet soloed to win the last stage of Baloise Belgium Tour Sunday and capture the overall title. Van Avermaet narrowly held off a charging Tiesj Benoot (Lotto-Soudal) after attacking Benoot and Egor Silin (Team Katusha) in the final kilometer of the 199.2-kilometer race. "I had in mind to give the stage victory to Benoot," Van Avermaet … [Read more...]

Baloise Belgium Tour Stage 3 TT As Expected

30-May-2014: Two-time defending Baloise Belgium Tour Champion Tony Martin once again showed his power in the time trial discipline. The Three-time UCI World TT Champion won the 16.8km Stage 3 time trial with a time of 19'43", 16" faster than the next best time. Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Shimano) was 2nd, and Sylvain Chavanel (IAM Cycling) finished 3rd, 26" back. Martin was also fastest at the … [Read more...]

Baloise Belgium Tour Stage 2 Ends In Sprint

29-May-2014: The peloton caught the 2nd stage breakaway with 5.6km to go, leaving the leadouts to then establish position for the sprint. Despite attacks out of the peloton with just 2.3km to go, the peloton was determined for the group arrival and shut all moves down. Tom Boonen won his second consecutive stage on Thursday, with Gert Steegmans 2nd. OPQS, once again, had perfect position. The … [Read more...]