Ronde van Vlaanderen + Nalles

Great racing today with ”wrong” winners. The best/smartest won but not those I hoped for, except in Nalles maybe.

Ronde van Vlaanderen:

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1. Ellen van Dijk – Boels-Dolmans

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2. Lizzie Armitstead – Boels-Dolmans

3. Emma Johansson – Orica-AIS

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1. Fabian Cancellara – Trek Factory

2. Greg van Avermaet – BMC

3. Sep Vanmercke – Belkin

Was hoping for Emma Johansson but Boels-Dolmans got a super team and van Dijk went solo the last part, strong women that is hard to beat. Of the men I’m always hoping for Zdenek Stybar but not even top 10 today. Should have been in the last breakaway instead of Stijn Vandenbergh but can’t always go as I want 😉 Alexander Kristoff managed to get 5th with a strong chase in the end without and with Niki Terpstra.

Then it was mtb race in Nalles, Italy. And BMC Cup in Switzerland where Jolanda Neff won.

In Nalles:

1. Katrin Leumann – Ghost Factory Racing Team

2. Alexandra Engen – Ghost Factory RacingTeam

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1. Manuel Fumic – Cannondale Factory Racing

2. Marco Aurelio Fontana – Cannondale Factory Racing

My two favorite mtbteams in top 2 is really nice, should keep it like that but change the womens results to Engen first and Leumann second ;).

Cannondale Factory Racing 2nd national victory 2013

Sven Nys always wants to win his first CXrace of the season. Maybe Cannondale Factory Racing wants to start the same way with great confidence for the rest of the year. Marco Aurelio Fontana won the italian national CX championship last month. This month one of the new young guns wins:

New Zealand national XC Championship, both Elite and U23. Anton Cooper for the win:

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