After been hampered in the pre-tour criterium in Adelaide last Sunday due to a crash in front of him Sam made sure he stayed away from trouble in the first stage in Tanunda of the Tour Down Under. His teammate and friend Shane Archbold done a perfect lead-out for Sam and as many times before when together in Bora. Sam went upfront with 200 meters to go and unstoppable going to the finish line with a clear run near the barricades. This is very promising for the new Wolfpack member, I bet his supporter’s club “Go Sam” in Moorslede went banana’s seeing such an impressive win so early in the season. The Wervik born Irishman will get more chances this week and goes into the second stage as the leader of the race. One of my favourite pro’s Andre Greipel returns to top-class sprinting with a 5th place and a very notable close second for the new Belgian kid on the block Jasper Philipsen (UAD) Viviani (ex Quickstep) had to be happy with 4th this time around. A thank you to Peter Power-Hynes for the photo’s as I fell asleep and missed the finish for some screen prints
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Ciaran Dixon (Type 1 Diabetic Junior Team) helps teammate Robbe Ceurens winning in Rumst (Antwerp Belgium) and takes a 4th while doing it!!
August 16, 2019
Some top names have entered tonight’s criterium in Banbridge…2 races on the menu!! The A3 & Juniors +Ladies race at 7 pm and finishing with the A*-A1-A2 race at 8 pm both on a closed city center circuit!! The provisional start list >>>
May 13, 2022
Cycling Ulster Women’s Commission announcing more races at Bishopscourt (Downpatrick-Down) Saturday 29th of May for Round 3-4 of the Ulster Women’s Development league series. This is co-operation with the CU Youth Academy event at the Bishopscourt!
May 20, 2021