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Felline beats ‘em all!

Italian sprinter lands a big victory
in the Basque country

Felline crushes
the TT in Critérium

TFR goes one-two with
Felline and Bob Jungels

Epic racing
in Gent-Wevelgem

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Behind the Stripes

Julián Arredondo in Colombia

 
15 Apr 2015 - 18:15
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Felline 7th in punishing Brabantse Pijl

The cobblestone Classics ended last Sunday and today the 55th edition of the Brabantse Pijl signaled the start of the Ardennes Classics. Although the semi-classic race is void of the longer climbs seen in the Ardennes, it was far from flat with 26 climbs peppered in the 205.4-kilometer course that weaved its way from Leuven to Overijse. It was suited to the punchy climbers and the uphill finish tailored to those with anything left in the tank after a brutal day of steep ups and downs. In other words, it was perfectly tuned to the red hot Fabio Felline.
 
13 Apr 2015 - 15:23
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Behind the Stripes: Part Five

“My father's drinking slowly brought the family to ruin. I’m not mad at him for the decision he took. In a way, it was an act of love. By taking himself out of the equation we would be better off." Markel Irizar talks very openly about his father's suicide, but also about his cancer and how he held ground for his mother's sake. “I was more concerned for her than for myself. She had already lost her sister to cancer. It’s not something you can deal with more easily the second time it strikes, you know.”
 
13 Apr 2015 - 11:04

Paris-Roubaix Gallery

 
12 Apr 2015 - 18:45
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Rast earns hardman title for Paris-Roubaix

Paris-Roubaix came down to an exhilarating seven-man sprint with John Degenkolb (Giant-Alpecin) taking the glory, but it was Gregory Rast finishing in 20th after spending most of the race off the front that was an impressive move that can lay claim to a hardman award for the 253.5-kilometer race. Rast jumped into the day’s long breakaway of nine men and over the next five hours helped maintain the group’s lead. When a decimated peloton finally caught them 21 kilometers from the end only four, including Rast, remained.
 
11 Apr 2015 - 21:30
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Fabio Felline 6th in the Vuelta al País Vasco final uphill TT

The Vuelta al País Vasco ended with a really hard TT of 18,3km that would be decisive for the GC. Bauke Mollema, our main GC-contender, did not take the start after his bad crash yesterday in order to recover in time for Amstel. Fabio Felline threw down a really nice TT and took hold of the 6th place.
 
11 Apr 2015 - 17:47

Pre-Roubaix Days

 
10 Apr 2015 - 20:30
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Climbs & crashes in Basque King stage

The guys put on a tutorial in teamwork to bring Bauke Mollema and Frank Schleck back to the bunch after a big crash in the King stage of the Tour of the Basque Country, but the damage prevents our 2nd-placed GC rider from continuing to the finale. Fortunately their injuries do not also derail our Ardennes campaign.
 
9 Apr 2015 - 21:48
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Behind the Stripes: Part Four

Photographer Emily Maye and press officer Tim Vanderjeugd are on a mission to visit the TFR riders in their home environment and give the team's fans a context outside of a competition. Now they have knocked on the door of Markel Irizar, TFR's hidden gem. Markel, a proud Basque, loves to talk. He's a sprinter with words. He can rattle off words faster than almost anyone. But there's been a great deal of drama in his life: he's a cancer survivor and his father's suicide left a big mark. Yet, he's all about optimism.
 
9 Apr 2015 - 18:15
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Mollema second in Pais Vasco queen stage

Stage four of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco was advertised as the queen stage, but it was a 12-strong group that arrived to contest the finish after a relentless day of climbing that included seven categorized ascents and ended with a tough category one summit.
 
8 Apr 2015 - 22:03

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