Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda Adds Nick Nuyens

Classics Specialist and Tour of Flanders Winner Joins Top American Team Team Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda today announced it has signed Classics specialist, Nick Nuyens, through 2015. "I am really happy to join Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda. I have always admired and been charmed by them," said Nuyens. "The team is well structured, has a super team spirit and it's just a really strong squad with a … [Read more...]

No Tour of Flanders Defence for Injured Nick Nuyens

Lac de Vassiviere, France, March 6, 2012 (AFP) - Belgian rider Nick Nuyens will be unable to defend his Tour of Flanders title after it was revealed on Tuesday he has suffered a slight fracture to his right hip. The 31-year-old suffered the injury when he fell during Sunday's time-trial in the Paris-Nice race and scans on Tuesday revealed the extent of it, his Saxo Bank team … [Read more...]

Nick Nuyens Sidelined With Minor Hip Fracture

Team Saxo Bank's classic captain Nick Nuyens today received the sad news that due to his first stage crash in Paris-Nice he now has to rest for at least two weeks before being able to resume training. Tuesday morning Nick Nuyens saw a specialist in Belgium, and the examination, unfortunately, showed a small fracture on the right hip. This forces the Belgian rider to rest for 14 days, before … [Read more...]

Interview With Nick Nuyens Of Team Saxo Bank-Sungard

Winner of Dwars door Vlaandern and Ronde van Vlaandern, Saxo Bank-SunGard's Nick Nuyens has recieved a lot of questions on the Saxo Bank-SunGard Facebook fansite. Here are his answers: What has been your biggest motivation with your training building up to this season? Also have you done much differently this year in contrast to the past few seasons? “To win Ronde van Vlaandern has always … [Read more...]

Nick Nuyens Wins RVV

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Nuyens Triumphs In Tour of Flanders

MEERBEKE, Belgium, April 3, 2011 - Belgium's Nick Nuyens of Saxo Bank claimed the biggest victory of his cycling career when he won the Tour of Flanders one-day classic here Sunday. Nuyens, who was hired by Saxo Bank after classics giant Fabian Cancellara left the team, dominated a three-man sprint to beat Quick Step's Sylvain Chavanel, with Cancellara, the defending champion, in … [Read more...]

Nick Nuyens Took Fabulous Victory In Dwars Door Vlaandern

Saxo Bank-SunGard's classic specialist, Nick Nuyens played an important role in today's Belgian cobblestone classic, Dwars door Vlaandern where he created a solid gap to the other favorites in the finale and closed the gap to a front duo with Geraint Thomas (Sky) on his wheel. And the Belgian Saxo Bank-SunGard rider was clearly the strongest of the four in the front group but he didn't get much … [Read more...]

Nick Nuyens Looking Forward To Belgian Spring

Saxo Bank-SunGard classic specialist, Nick Nuyens just participated in the Italian stage race, Tirreno-Adriatico where he was preparing for the classic season. In 2008, he finished second in Ronde van Vlaandern and he is looking forward to being back in the front line in the Belgian classics: How did you prepare for this season? “My preparation has been good for so far although the weather … [Read more...]

Nick Nuyens of Team Saxo Bank-SunGard – Dreamning Of Vlaandern And Amstel

Belgian: Nick Nuyens was second in Ronde van Vlaandern in 2008 and has come to Saxo Bank-SunGard to improve and to be in the finals during the spring classics this year. The 30-year-old classic specialist has previously won Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne, Tour of Britain, Paris-Brussels, Ster Elektrotoer og GP Wallonie. Where do you live? “I Live in Berlaar which is a small village next to Lier … [Read more...]

Nick Nuyens Looking Forward To Coming Season At Saxo Bank-SunGard

In the next two seasons, the Belgium classic specialist, Nick Nuyens will be wearing the Saxo Bank-SunGard jersey. The 30-year old cobblestone expert will be a part of the Danish squad after some time with Rabobank. With Saxo Bank-SunGard he is given an opportunity to reach the very top: “First of all, I'm grateful that a big personality like Bjarne Riis recognizes my potential and wants to … [Read more...]