Cavendish Makes His Mark, Wins Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne

Two KBK Victories for Cav in Two Participations, 2nd Straight Team KBK Win 01-Mar-2015: Etixx - Quick-Step rider Mark Cavendish used a little bit of improvisation in the hectic finale of 193km Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne on Sunday, and finished the job of his hard working teammates with a victory to close out the Spring Classics opening weekend. Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) was 2nd, and Elia Viviani … [Read more...]

Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne Shows A Glimpse Of The Classics

02-Mar-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team raced 197km Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne to perfection on Sunday. Sensing a delay in the peloton on the Oude Kwaremont, Stijn Vandenbergh accelerated on the front when OPQS happened to be in good position nearby at about 73km to go. Catching most teams in a vulnerable moment, OPQS and Belkin Pro Cycling Team took advantage of the unexpected … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Ready For Belgian Races

The BMC Racing Team's opening weekend of racing in Belgium also marks the cobbled classics debut for Taylor Phinney, who missed the spring classics last year due to injury. Testing Is Primary Objective Saturday's BMC Racing Team roster for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad includes past race winners Philippe Gilbert (2006, 2008) and Thor Hushovd (2009). "It's the first big classic for the guys and the … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Ready For First Belgian Classics

Two weeks of hard racing in the heat and wind in the Arabian Peninsula have prepared the BMC Racing Team for the opening weekend of spring classics. Burghardt, Van Avermaet Impressive BMC Racing Team Directeur Sportif John Lelangue said he is impressed with the form of Greg Van Avermaet and Marcus Burghardt heading into Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (Saturday) and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne (Sunday). Van … [Read more...]