Volta ao Algarve Stage 3 ITT Changes Little

21-Feb-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Michal Kwiatkowski won by an overwhelming margin in the 13.6km Volta ao Algarve Stage 3 ITT on Friday. Kwiatkowski won by 11 seconds over Adriano Malori (Movistar Team) and was 13 seconds faster than teammate and UCI World TT Champion Tony Martin. Kwiatkowski was three seconds faster than Martin at the intermediate point, and averaged … [Read more...]

Volta ao Algarve Stage 2 Won By Decisive Attack

20-Feb-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Michal Kwiatkowski earned his second victory of the season on Thursday, attacking with about 5km to go on the final climb of 196km Volta ao Algarve Stage 2 and giving all he had to hold off a chasing field. Kwiatkowski had as much as 12" of an advantage with just 2km to go, and won by 6" over UCI World Road Champion Rui Costa … [Read more...]

Team Blanco Rider Theo Bos Becomes Race Leader At Volta ao Algarve

Theo Bos won the second stage of the Volta ao Algarve to Lagoa with a powerful sprint and proved too quick for rest of the bunch. The Dutchman of the Blanco Pro Cycling team beats Giacomo Nizzolo (RadioShack Leopard) and Bruno Matos Sancho (Carmim-Tavira). He takes takes the leader’s jersey from his teammate Paul Martens, who won the first stage. “It’s really another collective victory … [Read more...]

Heinrich Haussler Set For Comeback After Injury

Cervélo TestTeam rider Heinrich Haussler will be out of competition until he fully recovers from the knee problem that has plagued him since a crash in the Volta ao Algarve. After initial treatment and recovery, he crashed again in, suffering another contusion of the same knee. "Heinrich has a contusion of the left knee, with injury of the quadriceps tendon," said Dr. Andreas Goesele, the … [Read more...]