“Now I’m already thinking that my career cannot end like this. I will come back. You will see that I will make it.” This is the quote that NTT Pro Cycling’s Domenico Pozzovivo gave shortly after the serious crash he had while training in August 2019. It was a crash that saw him sustain injuries so severe that for many it would be apparent that their career as a professional cyclist would be over. His comeback to cycling’s top table is an incredible journey: one of grit, fight and determination that is an inspiration to all. Pozzovivo, following the completion of the opening two weeksRead More →

NTT Pro Cycling’s Domenico Pozzovivo retained fourth place overall following stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia on a wet, tricky day that started and finished in Cesenatico. A complete team performance saw team manager Bjarne Riis declare himself delighted with the effort, even if the bad weather ultimately put paid to the team’s hopes of looking to make any possible time gains. Victor Campenaerts was one of a large group in the breakaway before later on being able to drop back and assist Pozzovivo in the latter stages on the technical parcours. The stage was won by Jhonatan Narvaez, who was part of the originalRead More →

NTT Pro Cycling is pleased to confirm the seven riders that will take to the start for Gent-Wevelgem and will also see a return to race attendance for our Head DS, Lars Michaelsen. A very experienced group consisting of Edvald Boasson Hagen, Michael Valgren, Reinardt Janse van Rensburg and Michael Gogl will all play crucial roles on a day in which the Kemmelberg will once again be key feature. German sprinter Max Walscheid will be looking to continue what he considers to be a run of good form in the role of the team’s ‘fast man’. While neo-pro Samuele Battistella and Rasmus Tiller will provideRead More →

NTT Pro Cycling is delighted to announce our very exciting lineup for the 103rd Giro d’Italia which commences in Palermo on Saturday, 3 October and finishes in Milan on the 25th of October. Three individual time trials are a feature of this year’s race and with the maglia rosa on the line in the opening stage our Belgian TT specialist Victor Campenaerts will be our headline act. The race features three opportunities in his favoured discipline, including stage 14 and the final stage in Milan. The 28-year-old comes into the race in good form having recently finished eighth at the World Championships, second at the Belgian championships as well as thirdRead More →

NTT Pro Cycling will have no less than seven of its riders compete at the 2020 UCI World Championships in Imola, Italy, starting on Friday 25 September. On Friday, our contingent in the men’s individual time trial will be headlined by specialist in the event, Victor Campenaerts. The 28-year-old Belgian won the bronze medal in 2018 and will naturally be looking at higher honours in 2020. He will will face very stiff competition from the likes of Rohan Dennis, Filippo Ganna, Tom Dumoulin, Stefan Kung, Geraint Thomas as well as compatriot Wout van Aert, among others. Campenaerts will be joined by Germany’s Max Walscheid who recently completed his debut TourRead More →

The final stage of the 2020 Tour de France saw the traditional finish on the Champs-Élysées end with fireworks as Sam Bennett (DQT) claimed victory on the famous cobbled finale. NTT Pro Cycling’s Max Walscheid was 10th concluding his debut Tour de France. Earlier on in the day, Team UAE celebrated their success taking in the gathered crowds along the run in to Paris, as Tadej Pogacar’s claimed overall victory in an enthralling edition of the Tour. For NTT Pro Cycling it was an eventful race, as we finished twice on the podium and scored numerous top-10 finishes but also suffered from injuries in the early stages. Sprinter Giacomo Nizzolo had a mishap on the opening stage finishing in theRead More →

At nearly 2 metres tall and over 90kg NTT Pro Cycling’s Max Walscheid might have surprised many as he takes to the final stage of the 2020 Tour de France. In a race that featured eight mountain finishes and some brutally hard racing, the fast men in the peloton have spent many hours suffering with their own battle to make the day’s “time cut” and ensure that they are able to take to the start line the following day. Ahead of the final stage, a remarkably fresh looking Walscheid beamed following his time trial finish at La Planche des Belles Filles, having received fantastic supportRead More →

Tadej Pogcacar stormed to victory in the stage 20 individual time trial at the Tour de France and in the process leap-frogged compatriot Primoz Roglic. In a dramatic day that saw a complete shake up of the top 10 in the GC, Richie Porte completed the podium spots ahead of the final stage in Paris. NTT Pro Cycling’s riders put in solid performances, with one eye on the final stage in Paris on Sunday. Edvald Boasson Hagen It’s good to have done the TT and it’s a nice warm-up for tomorrow and I look forward to getting to Paris and the Champs Elysee and IRead More →

Soren Kragh Andersen took his second impressive victory of the 2020 Tour de France, soloing to victory on stage 19 in Champagnole. Michael Gogl unfortunately was ruled out ahead of the day’s stage. The Austrian’s fighting efforts over the previous 18 stages had taken its toll and he didn’t take to the start line in order to recuperate sufficiently ahead of his next block of racing. During the day’s racing, NTT Pro Cycling’s riders played active roles t in the numerous attacks, which were expected, but missed out on the decisive move which included the eventual winner and 11 other riders. Edvald Boasson Hagen madeRead More →

The ‘queen stage’ of the 2020 Tour de France was won by Miguel Angel Lopez (AST) in impressive fashion on the top of the Col de la Loze (2300m). He saw off the challenge of Primoz Roglic (TJV) and Tadej Pogacar (UAE), the two Slovenians retaining first and second in the GC battle. Michael Gogl continued to show his fight and his hugely impressive descending skills down the Col de Madeleine (96kph) and entered the final climb with the Maillot Jaune group. Michael Gogl I was a bit behind on the Madeleine so I went pretty fast to get back to the group and I’llRead More →