Santos Tour Down Under 2018: Impey counts back to victory

So often the key to winning this race is staying in contention until Friday and Saturday’s race defining stages. Daryl Impey did just that. The 33-year-old South African finished second on the penultimate and queen stage of the Santos Tour Down Under to take the overall lead on countback with one day remaining. His Mitchelton-SCOTT teammates kept him safe on Sunday’s 90km criterium around Adelaide to preserve the biggest victory of his career and become the first South African rider to win the event.  Continue reading

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#youngdudes update: End of term report

I’ve been dragging my heels over writing this, most probably because I’m still in denial about the end of the season. But with the Saitama Criterium done and dusted, I have to face up to reality.  Our #youngdudes Lennard Hofstede (Sunweb), Owain Doull (Sky), and Trek Segafredo’s Ruben Guerreiro had a busy end to their successful first seasons as pros before heading off for well-earned breaks. So let’s look at their final few races of a packed debut season where they all distinguished themselves. Continue reading

#youngdudes update: The boys of summer

Our #youngdudes Lennard Hofstede (Sunweb), Owain Doull (Sky), and Trek Segafredo’s Ruben Guerreiro have been busy, busy, busy racing all over this summer. One of them even took part in his first ever Grand Tour, the Vuelta a Espana! We last caught up with the guys in late June so we have lots of ground to cover.  Continue reading