Also explains why some of the better climbers on the US domestic scene went awol and resurfaced in the amateur ranks in Spain. How Alex Hoehn didn't get a ride for 2022 is beyond me, he was literally the most memorable guy on Wildlife Generation and managed , and Keegan Swirbul has just signed with Efapel after starting out the season on a Galician amateur team. Yes, the Langkawi podium and Utah top 10 from 2019 are a long time ago, but the guy is demonstrably better than the amateur ranks.The American domestic teams never got humiliated anything remotely like that in races like Utah... tells us something about how hard Covid has hit the racing scene there.
Live images from a doctor's office somewhere in Portugal:
... and right after I post this, he wins a stage. Probably the smallest group he's ever won from due to two massive crashes.So Mareczko is doing the Tour de Bretagne with the Alpecin with the Alpecin development team for some reason, so far there have been two near-full bunch sprints and two slightly more selective stages. Closest he's finished to the winner on any of them: over six minutes down. Never change, Jakub.
Their neopro Tercero also finished inside the stage top 10, he's one to watch for the future. Last year he was 5th on Fauniera in the Baby Giro. With him, Piganzoli, Fancellu and Raccani they have some good youngsters, most of them coming from their developmental team.Fortunato wins and moves into the GC lead.
Their neopro Tercero also finished inside the stage top 10, he's one to watch for the future. Last year he was 5th on Fauniera in the Baby Giro. With him, Piganzoli, Fancellu and Raccani they have some good youngsters, most of them coming from their developmental team.
Yesterday in Belgium they had Leiedal Koerse, a pro criterium, with a more than decent line-up.
The eventual result:
1. Tim Merlier
2. Jasper Philipsen
3. Arnaud De Lie
4. Gerben Thijssen
That's quite the showdown of Belgian elite sprinters. Save Wout van Aert, you could say it's an honest representation of top speed.