Mark Cavendish Has Plans To Race In August

OPQS has officially announced Mark Cavendish’s schedule for the next several weeks. Cavendish will ride in the Tour du Poitou Charentes (26th-29th August) followed by the Tour of Britain (7th-14th September). “Mark has proven that he’s worked very hard since his crash at the Tour de France,” explains Rolf Aldag. “Just six weeks after his injury, he took part in the Tour de l’Ain and … [Read more...]

OPQS Ready for Driedaagse West-Vlaanderen, Strade Bianche, Paris-Nice

06-Mar-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team will be busy this weekend with races in three different countries: Belgium, Italy, and France. The first race is the Belgian race Driedaagse West-Vlaanderen, from March 7th until March 9th. OPQS has a good tradition at this race, with both stage and overall winners in the past. An OPQS rider won the overall in both 2012 and 2013, and also … [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...]

Tour of Qatar Ends With OPQS Dominating The Podium

14-Feb-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team had plenty to celebrate at the end of Tour of Qatar on Friday. Following a 4th place bunch sprint finish by Tom Boonen in the points jersey, Niki Terpstra took the top podium spot for the 6th and final time as overall winner of the race, with Boonen right behind him in 2nd. OPQS also won the team classification as five riders finished in the … [Read more...]

OPQS Repeats as UCI World TTT Champion

22-Sep-2013: It was a nail biting victory for Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team. After OPQS led the first two intermediate points of the 57.2km UCI World TTT Championship on Sunday, ORICA-GreenEDGE passed the third checkpoint a mere 1.45" faster than OPQS, who raced the course with Peter Velits, Michal Kwiatkowski, Niki Terpstra, Sylvain Chavanel, Tony Martin, and Kristof Vandewalle. The … [Read more...]