Pieter Serry And Julien Vermote Giro d’Italia Crash Update

21-May-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team riders Pieter Serry and Julien Vermote suffered a crash after 70 kilometers, on a downhill of Giro d'Italia Stage 11 on Wednesday. Vermote, as consequence of the crash, has wounds in the area of the left tibia that requires a few stitches. He also has wounds on both the right knee, elbow, and hip. He has also a thorax contusion on the right … [Read more...]

Omega Pharma – Quick-Step Cycling Team Resigns Riders

Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team has resigned several of its riders for 2013 and beyond. Gert Steegmans, Julien Vermote, Niki Terpstra, and Nikolas Maes all renewed their contracts for the next two years (2013-2014). Matteo Trentin, Stijn Vandenbergh and Andy Fenn, whose prior contract agreements all ended in 2013, have extended their respective contracts until the end of 2014. "We … [Read more...]

Julien Vermote Wins First Race as a Pro

Leipheimer, Martin Discuss Paris-Nice Stage 1 Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team young rider Julien Vermote — who was four seconds behind teammate Michal Kwiatkowski going into the final 186.5km Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen stage, from Nieuwpoort to Ichtegem — took home the overall victory on Sunday by finishing with the peloton in a field sprint. "I really didn’t expect to win … [Read more...]

Kwiatkowski, Vermote Go 1-2 at Driedaagse Van West-Vlaanderen

Michal Kwiatkowski set a blazing time of 08'00"on Friday, winning the 7km prologue time trial of Driedaagse Van West-Vlaanderen. He bested his teammate Julien Vermote's also impressive time of 08'04". "It's the best day of my life," Kwiatkowski said. "I didn't expect to win today. I knew that I had the legs for a good result, maybe top five or top three, but not the victory. I'm over the moon. … [Read more...]

Team Quick Step News

July 9th, 2010 – Dario Cataldo has renewed his contract with Team QUICK STEP for one year plus option. The Italian rider, born in 1984, will be riding with the squad led by Patrick Lefevere in the 2011 season. “Cataldo is a young rider who’s continually growing - explains Team Manager Patrick Lefevere - . He’s proved himself as an important component of the team’s economy, … [Read more...]