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U23 races and talents

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What do we know about Robin Orins. At 22 he is quite old nowadays for age group racing but to podium Paris Roubaix espoirs and LBL under 23s in successive weeks is impressive range and ability.

He's pretty good, I'm surprised Flanders didn't take him last year cause the only reason Lotto hesitated making him pro was because of a bad injury. He recovered well and continues his upwards trend. In his 2nd year as a u23 rider he was already pretty strong, but was basically Van Eetvelts dom in every race.

With pretty good I don't mean like super/winner pro type good, but he's definitely pro worthy, and he's super versatile (he's pretty heavy, but is not bad uphill, see his result here, but also in Var earlier this year for example, has a decent TT too). I expect Lotto to give him a pro contract, definitely given they will need at least one neopro next year and for now there's no reason to speed up the Widar development (who's supposed to go pro in '26). But if they don't he won't have a problem getting a contract at Flanders or Bingoal I assume.
 
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He's pretty good, I'm surprised Flanders didn't take him last year cause the only reason Lotto hesitated making him pro was because of a bad injury. He recovered well and continues his upwards trend. In his 2nd year as a u23 rider he was already pretty strong, but was basically Van Eetvelts dom in every race.

With pretty good I don't mean like super/winner pro type good, but he's definitely pro worthy, and he's super versatile (he's pretty heavy, but is not bad uphill, see his result here, but also in Var earlier this year for example, has a decent TT too). I expect Lotto to give him a pro contract, definitely given they will need at least one neopro next year and for now there's no reason to speed up the Widar development (who's supposed to go pro in '26). But if they don't he won't have a problem getting a contract at Flanders or Bingoal I assume.
Lotto should definitely sign Orins, he's consistent (twice 3rd in PR) and able to get a result in L-B-L...