Holy moly! A triple from golden boy Greg Van Avermaet and some very tough love from Peter Sagan in Gent-Wevelgem; Ladies Favourite™ Bernie Eisel has a few words for us; Fabian Cancellara spills his skittles on the way to the airport and The Two Worlds of Manuel Quinziato. It’s a fast-paced, elbow-flicking Tweets of the Week! Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2017
Final KM: Volta a Catalunya St 7, Gent-Wevelgems x 7
Busy with attacks and busy with podiums, Volta a Catalunya and Gent-Wevelgem left us breathless.
Gent-Wevelgem 2017: Greg Van Avermaet takes an historic triple win
Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) is going to need an extra shelf in his trophy cabinet with his history-making trio of victories at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, E3 Harelbeke and now Gent-Wevelgem. Indeed, he’s the first man to take all three in the same season since 1981. With the peloton bearing down, the Olympic Champion held off Orica-Scott’s Jens Keukeleire in a two-up sprint, after a nerve-jangling run to the line. Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) finished a disgruntled third after being part of the winning move of the day.