Bauke Mollema Headlines Team Belkin in Tour de France

The Belkin Pro Cycling TEAM will start the 101st edition of the Tour de France on July 5 with a lot of ambition. With a strong group of riders, the team hopes to put ‘Bau and Lau’ in the spotlights as in 2013. “We want to repeat our good performances from last year,” said Sports Director Nico Verhoeven, referring to Bauke Mollema’s and Laurens ten Dam’s sixth and 13th place in the … [Read more...]

Team Belkin’s New Bianchi Infinito CV released

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Bianchi and Team Belkin ride together in the name of cycling innovation Bianchi officially introduces Team Belkin’s Infinito CV model for the 2014 season. With its Countervail® vibration cancelling technology, the new Infinito CV is the innovative invention developed by Bianchi to reduce muscle fatigue and increase bike control. It is the ideal performance bicycle for the classics and will … [Read more...]

Team Belkin and Bell Helmets Extend For Two Years

Belkin Pro Cycling Team’s riders will keep racing in Bell Helmets. The team and the American helmet manufacturer signed a new two-year contract that runs through 2015. “We’re thrilled to continue wearing Bell Helmets for the upcoming season and through 2015,” said Richard Plugge, general manager of the Belkin Pro Cycling Team. “Bell’s protection and performance is unmatched in … [Read more...]

Belkin Split With Luis Leon Sanchez Over Possible Operation Puerto Link

THE HAGUE, Oct 09, 2013 (AFP) - Dutch cycling team Belkin have split with Spanish rider Luis Leon Sanchez amid accusations he was linked to Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes in the Operation Puerto blood doping racket, the De Telegraaf daily reported Wednesday. Spanish police believed Sanchez was a client of the doctor in 2006 while riding for the Liberty Seguros team -- something the … [Read more...]

Bos, Ten Dam and Mollema Lead Team Belkin in Vuelta a España

The Belkin Pro Cycling Team will start the Vuelta a España in Vilanova de Arousa on Saturday with three leaders. Sports Director Erik Dekker aims for sprint wins with Theo Bos and, as in the Tour de France, a GC focus for Laurens ten Dam and Bauke Mollema. "Theo has up to five chances because there aren't that many flat stages," explained Dekker. "It's also important for him to see if he can … [Read more...]

Jeroen Blijlevens Quits Team Belkin After EPO Report

THE HAGUE, South Holland, July 25, 2013 (AFP) - Belkin Pro Cycling are parting company with their sports director, former Dutch rider Jeroen Blijlevens, after he was named in a report into doping in the 1998 Tour de France, the team said Thursday. "Belkin Pro Cycling and Jeroen Blijlevens are going their separate ways with immediate effect," a statement said after he was named, along … [Read more...]