Giro 2017: Mads Pedersen, our #youngdude at #Giro100

On the eve of the 100th Giro d’Italia, VeloVoices spoke to one of the youngest riders in the race, Trek-Segafredo’s 21-year-old Mads Pedersen. A prodigiously talented first year neo-pro, Mats was signed after he caught the eye of Trek’s DS Dirk Demol at last year’s Three Days of De Panne, where he finished eighth overall. A former winner of Paris-Roubaix Juniors (2013), the young Dane won his first professional race last year on Tour of Norway’s stage three, where he also picked up the KOM jersey.   Continue reading

#youngdudes April update: Cobbles and Classics

Two becomes three! We’re still keeping tabs on our two young neo-pros, #youngdudes Ruben Guerreiro (Trek-Segafredo) and Lennard Hofstede (Sunweb) and they’ve now been joined by Sky’s Owain Doull. As the cycling season ramps up, all our #youngdudes have been in action during April, particularly in the Ardennes Classics. Continue reading

#youngdudes March update: X-rays, recovery and an MBE

As promised, we’re still keeping tabs on our  two young neo-pros, #youngdudes Ruben Guerreiro (Trek-Segafredo) and Lennard Hofstede (Sunweb), albeit from afar. Ruben has been recovering from the extraction of his wisdom teeth (ouch) while Lennard has been braving the roads of northern Belgium. And we have a little surprise in store for you too! Continue reading