Greipel Leads Experienced Lotto Team At Tour de France

Paris, June 23, 2016 - German sprinter Andre Greipel will lead an experienced Lotto team at the Tour de France from July 2 to 24, the Belgium outfit confirmed on Thursday. Greipel, winner of four stages last year, is among eight of the nine riders from the team who also raced in the 2015 edition with Jurgen Roelandts returning after skipping last year's event. "We're targeting a stage … [Read more...]

Greipel Thanks Lotto For Third Stage Win, Then Quits Giro d’Italia

Bibione, Italy, May 19, 2016 (AFP) - Germany's Andre Greipel saluted a Lotto team masterclass that delivered him to his third sprint victory of the Giro d'Italia after a flat 182-kilometre 12th stage from Noale to Bibione. "It was amazing to follow the wheels of my teammates today," said Greipel. The Lotto team sprinter, claiming his sixth win overall from the race, held off a late … [Read more...]

Greipel Roars Again, As Lotto Scores A Giro Hat Trick

Foligno, Italy, May 13, 2016 (AFP) - Andre Greipel overcame a late challenge by Australian Caleb Ewan to roar to an impressive sprint win on the Giro d'Italia and secure a hat-trick of victories for his Lotto team Friday. Germany's Greipel, known as the 'Gorilla' for his impressive physique, claimed his maiden win on the fifth stage of the 99th edition on Wednesday. It ended compatriot … [Read more...]

Team Lotto Going All In At Tour de France With Greipel

Paris, June 24, 2015 - Belgian cycling outfits are known for their sprinters so when Lotto unveiled their Tour de France line-up with the focus on speedster Andre Greipel it was no surprise. The giant German has six stage wins from bunch sprints on the Tour and has won at least one in each of the last four editions. For the 2015 sprint finishes the 32-year-old will have a lead-out … [Read more...]

RIDLEY and LAZER sign new LOTTO Team

Belgian brands combine to support Belgian super team! Ridley Bikes, Lazer Sport and 4ZA Components are proud to announce their new WorldTour signing of the Belgian Lotto team. For Ridley and Lazer it's a return back to their roots collaborating with the original team that helped to launch both brands on the ProTour. This long term investment of 8 years will benefit all parties and enable Lotto … [Read more...]

Dramatic Stage 2 At Paris-Nice – Jens Voigt Still Second

It was an extremely nervous first and 201, 5 kilometer long stage of Paris-Nice between Saint-Arnoult-en-Yvelines og Contres. Two crashes along the way was the direct consequence of the eager behavior in the peloton chasing Tom Veelers (Skil-Shimano) and Philippe Gilbert (Lotto) who broke clear with 41 kilometers to go. The high pace and fierce cross winds during the chase made the peloton … [Read more...]