We’re excited to lineup for the last race of the classics season, AG Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne. The team sees just one change, with Jay Thomson coming in to replace Micheal Valgren, who is riding La Vuelta. Following on from some aggressive riding in Ronde van Vlaanderen, Max Walscheid, Michael Gogl and Edvald Boasson Hagen will look forward to showing off our team colours again. Samuele Battistella, who featured in the break at Ronde van Vlaanderen, completes our squad with Rasmus Tiller. Michael Gogl- Rider The race will be a tricky one, the weather will play a big role. A strong wind is expected, so IRead More →

NTT Pro Cycling is delighted to announce an exciting line-up for one of the highlights of the calendar, the Ronde van Vlaanderen, on Sunday. Michael Valgren and Edvald Boasson Hagen will count among our headline selections with Michael Gogl, who was ninth at Strade Bianchi and performed so well at the Tour de France, set to play a key role on the day as our road captain. Reinardt Janse van Rensburg and Max Walscheid will be looking to build on their recent outings at Gent-Wevelgem and Schelderprijs as the season starts to wind down. Impressive youngsters Samuele Battistella and Rasmus Tiller will have vital rolesRead More →

NTT Pro Cycling is excited to line-up for the UCI 1.Pro Scheldeprijs tomorrow, as the classics season continues in Belgium. Our roster sees one change from Gent-Wevelgem, with Jay Thomson replacing Michael Valgren. Thomson’s diesel engine will add good support to the team built around our sprinter Max Walscheid in the earlier stages of the race. Edvald Boasson Hagen, Michael Gogl, Reinardt Janse van Rensburg. Samuele Battistella and Rasmus Tiller complete our team for the Belgian “sprinters classic”. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the race has been adapted to a 17,5 km circuit race running through Schoten, Antwerp. Jay Thomson- Rider Scheldeprijs is known as theRead More →

Stage five was offered plenty of excitement, with the breakaway managing to edge out the general classification favourites. Filippo Ganna (INS) soloed to a superb win from the breakaway. Domenico Pozzovivo, protected through the stage by various teammates, was one of the first from the Maglia Rosa group to start the descent of Valico de Montescuro, a climb he is very familiar with. He crossed the line in 13th place today, which sees him move up to 6th place on the general classification. Domenico Pozzovivo With the fog and wet road, it was a bit dangerous, but I could manage it because I know theRead More →

Stage three of the Giro d’Italia, with its summit finish on Mount Etna, delivered on its pre-race hype delivering a hugely exciting day of racing. The day’s break made it to the line, with Jonathan Klever Caicedo (EF1) picking up the win. For NTT Pro Cycling, it was a very strong showing on all fronts. Victor Campenaerts featured in the break for the majority of the day, rejoining the peloton just before the climb to Etna. Once the race hit the final climb, we had Domenico Pozzovivo and Louis Meintjes climbing with the general classification group. Pozzovivo fought all the way to the finish, comingRead More →

Diego Ulissi (UAE) outsprinted the field today to win stage 2 of the Giro d’Italia in Agrigento, in a short, steep finale. Domenico Pozzovio and Matteo Sobero and were both in the action for us and crossed the line in 14th and 15th place for us, due to some great teamwork in the final stretch of racing. Sobero now sits 6th in the general classification, with Ben O’Connor moving into 15th place. Matteo Sobereo “The final was really fast uphill and the last four kilometres uphill, the speed was really high. I kept the position in the last kilometre with Pozzovivo. It was impossible to sprint,Read More →

The Giro d’Italia got underway today with a short and fast individual time trial in Monreale. Newly crowned World Champion Filippo Ganna (INS) set a winning time of 15’24”. Matteo Sobreo, making his grand tour debut on home soil, put in an outstanding effort to finish seventh overall for us, with a time of 16’04”. Victor Campenaerts, unfortunately, crashed during his time trial, which saw his chances of contending for the maglia rosa ended, as he crossed the line 01:07 behind the winner. Despite the tricky course and difficult conditions, the rest of our team all completed the opening stage of the race safely. MatteoRead More →

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 →