Posts Tagged ‘Europe 2016’

Volta a Portugal UCI 2.1

Good Race Numbers!

The Volta a Portugal was the biggest tour I’ve done thus far. It was 11 days of racing over a duration of 12 days, taking a little bit over 40 hours and covering a little bit under 2,000km. Oh, there […]

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A weekend in Montpellier

The swimming pool is better in summer!

It was six years ago when I lasted visited Montpellier, where I lived for six weeks during a school exchange program. I stayed in a beautiful house with the Crampette family, and to be honest it was one of the […]

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Tour of Austria UCI 2.1

The Tour of Austria has been a very good week for the Drapac Cycling Team. Along with my first professional win on stage three, Will Clarke won the opening prologue, and I managed to finish off the week 8th in […]

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Brabantse Pijl UCI 1.HC

Well, Brabantse Pijl is done and dusted, and I can say I’ve raced a Belgium classic. I won’t get into too much detail regarding the results, because we didn’t really have anything to speak of. Instead, it was a good […]

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Paris-Camembert UCI 1.1

Paris-Camembert went a little bit better than Route Adelie de Vitre. Although we didn’t come away with our body weight in cheese (the prize for first place?!) I managed to make it around with the front group, and Sam Spokes managed a pretty solid performance with 12th. Surprisingly, the day started under blue skies and warmer conditions again with 10km of neutral before the start of the 200km stage. It was a long day already; why not add an extra 10km of neutral?

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Route Adelie de Vitre UCI 1.1

Route Adelie de Vitre. This was my first race in Europe, and I was very happy to wake up with slightly warmer temperatures than the previous few days and wind forecasts of less than 10km/h. The same can’t be said about the Paris-Camembert forecast…

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