Giacomo Nizzolo powered to victory on stage 2 of Paris-Nice ahead of Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Jasper Stuyven (Trek-Segafredo), to secure his second WorldTour victory of 2020 for NTT Pro Cycling. As expected the second stage, 165.5km from Chevreuse to Châlette-sur-Loing, saw cross-winds play a crucial role in the final 32 kilometres and the in-form Italian make his move, as he joined a reduced group of eleven riders that found themselves in front for the final 10km. Together with Nizzolo, the group included recent winner of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Jasper Stuyven, three riders from Bora- Hansgrohe and Nils Politt. Nizzolo timed his sprint perfectly, to stormRead More →

Our continental team rode superbly to set-up the win for Leonardo Marchiori at Firenze-Empoli today. There were no big attacks or breakaways on the 142,5km race, except for two riders who made it away in the beginning. In the end, it came down to a massive bunch sprint, with around 80 riders fighting for the win. The team worked well to keep Marchiori in the front before his final sprint, which he launched with 300m to go, and which secured the victory. Leonardo Marchiori “Today was a great day for us. The whole team worked perfectly and helped me position myself in front of everyRead More →

Giacomo Nizzolo took 3rd place in today’s sprint on stage one of Tour de La Provence, claiming another podium for NTT Pro Cycling. It was a fast, stage today, spanning 149,5km from Châteaurenard to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. Our riders worked hard on the front to control the break of the day, and they were reeled in with under 10km of racing left. Nacer Bouhanni (Arkea-Samsic) won the sprint, ahead of Jakub Mareczko (CCC) and Nizzolo. Today also marked Domenico Pozzovio’s return to the pro peloton. He had not raced since August 2019 due to injury and it was exciting to see him wear the blue of NTTRead More →

On Thursday, NTT Pro Cycling will lineup for Tour de la Provence, a four-day race set in southeastern France. Stage one will be a flat, fast stage and likely result a bunch sprint. The remaining three stages will be a test of attrition, with two summit finishes on the cards, including Mont Ventoux/Chalet Reynard on Saturday. NTT Pro Cycling will have Giacomo Nizzolo leads the line for us among our sprint options. Nizzolo secured our first victory of the year on Stage 5 at the Tour Down Under. The experience of Roman Kreuziger and Danilo Wyss will provide support to those two, while also guidance toRead More →

Ben O’ Connor soloed to an impressive victory on stage 4 of Etoile de Bessèges for NTT Pro Cycling. It was an inspired team performance that set Ben O’Connor up for the win on stage 4 of the Etoile de Bessèges. Initially, O’Connor made it into the early break of the day with 6 other riders but with 55km to go of the 138km stage, NTT Pro Cycling looked to shake up proceedings by relentlessly attacking from the peloton. First, Andreas Stokbro made a move but he was brought back by the main group. Then Michael Gogl jumped clear and he got a slight gapRead More →

Stefan de Bod claimed silver in the Elite individual time trial in Swadini in Mpumalanga. Our young South Africa, who started his season in Australia, While the weather this morning was hot and overcast, the course was fast and ruthless. For the 9th time in his career, Darryl Impey won the title. His time of 41:52 was just 40 seconds faster. Marc Pritzen, who has joined our continental squad for 2020, also placed second in his category. Byron Munton was 1’16” faster than Pritzen.Read More →

Edvald Boasson Hagen wrapped up our day in style by taking it to a photo finish in Etoile de Bessèges. Magnus Kort (EF) took the win ahead of Eddy, but it was a superb team effort that set Edvald up for the sprint. Michael Gogl was also in the action, featuring in one of the breaks of the day. He was brought back to the peloton with 6km to go. From then, our teamwork was impeccable to get Edvald into a great positon for the sprint, and our Norwegian took it to the wire, even though Cort was declared the winner in a photo finish.Read More →

The Swadini Resort, in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, will play host to the 2020 South African Road Championships between 7-9 February. NTT Pro Cycling will be represented in both the Elite & U23 time trial and road race categories at the championships. The time trial events will take place on Friday, where we will have Stefan de Bod competing in the Elite category and Marc Pritzen, who rides for our continental feeder team, in the u23 event. Both events will be run over the same, mostly flat, 36km circuit course. The u23 and Elite road race takes place on Sunday, where de BodRead More →

Our European season continues, on Wednesday, where we will lineup for the 50th edition of the Etoile de Bessèges, in France. The UCI 2.1 race will run from the 5th to 9th of February. Our team will remain unchanged from GP Cyclista le Marseillaise.  We have a strong classics styled team, which includes Edvald Boasson Hagen and Michael Valgren. Boasson Hagen and Valgren will be joined by Andreas Stokbro, Michael Gogl, Ben O’Connor and Jay Thomson. TO WATCH The first three stages are expected to be fast and flat. Stage four, a 139km stage, ends in a summit finish on Mont Bouquet and will playRead More →

We are delighted to confirm the signing of Michael Carbel for 2020 who becomes our 29th and final addition ahead of the racing season. While at the same time, we also look forward to welcoming former rider Daniel Holm Foder as a Sports Director who takes a position under the leadership of Lars Michaelsen. They were both previously involved with Danish UCI Continental outfit Team Waoo. For Carbel, the 24-year-old Dane’s ability as a fast-finisher will look to add to the sprinting depth already in our squad as he looks to develop alongside the likes of Giacomo Nizzolo, Ryan Gibbons, Max Walscheid and Reinardt JanseRead More →