Michal Kwiatkowski Wins Strade Bianche With Solo Effort

08-Mar-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Michal Kwiatkowski waited for the perfect moment at the Italian Classic, 197km Strade Bianche, on Saturday. Peter Sagan (Cannondale ProCycling) launched an impressive attack with less than 23km to go, but with five OPQS riders well positioned in a lead group and Kwiatkowski feeling strong, he bridged to the attacking Slovak rider. Matteo … [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...]

Moreno Moser Wins Strade Bianche

2013 Strade Bianche Peloton

ROME, March 2, 2013 - Italy's Moreno Moser, nephew of former world road racing champion Francesco Moser, won Saturday's Strade Bianche at Siena, the emerging Cannondale star, just 22, holding off teammate Peter Sagan by 6sec. Moser, who landed his first career success last summer at the Tour of Poland, showed his staying power in the final kilometer as he saw off escapees Maxim Belkov, … [Read more...]

Strade Bianche Normally One For Ballan

The absence of Alessandro Ballan for Strade Bianche will certainly be felt by the BMC Racing Team, Assistant Director Fabio Baldato said. Saturday's race is the first of two semi-classics in Italy this weekend for the BMC Racing Team. Crash Recovery Continues Ballan, twice a runner-up in Strade Bianche (2008, 2011) and fourth last year, continues to recover from a training ride crash in Spain … [Read more...]

RadioShack Nissan Trek At Strade Bianche and Paris-Nice

STRONG TEAMS IN STRADE BIANCHE AND PARIS-NICE The RADIOSHACK NISSAN TREK team line-ups for the next races: le Strade Bianche (Italy) – UCI 1.1 (March 3) Riders: Daniele Bennati, Fabian Cancellara, Laurent Didier, Tony Gallopin, Ben Hermans, Yaroslav Popovych, Gregory Rast & Hayden Roulston Director: Luca Guercilena Paris-Nice (France) – UCI WorldTour (March 4-11) Riders: Jan … [Read more...]

Belgian Gilbert Wins Strade Bianche

Strade Bianche - Victory Belgian Gilbert Results of cycling Strade Bianche (Tuscany, northern Italy), won Saturday by Belgian sprint specialist Philippe Gilbert: Results: 1. Philippe Gilbert (BEL / Omega Pharma), the 190 km in 4 h 44 min 26 sec (average: 40.079 km / h) st 2. Alessandro Ballan (ITA / BMC) st 3. Damiano Cunego (ITA / Lampre) st 4. Jure Kojcan (SLV / Type 1) … [Read more...]