Tour Down Under: #youngdudes stage five update

We’re onto the penultimate stage, which features two ascents of the (in)famous Willunga Hill. We’re enjoying following the exploits of two young neo-pros, #youngdudes  Ruben Guerreiro (Trek-Segafredo) and Lennard Hofstede (Sunweb)  in their first ever WorldTour race. Every morning we get their feedback on the previous day’s stage, some thoughts on today’s stage and pose a personal question or two, so as to get to know them better. Continue reading

Tour Down Under: #youngdudes stage four update

Three stages down, three to go, one of which is the other queen stage and includes the famous ascent of Willunga Hill tomorrow. Stage four is another one for the fast men and both our #youngdudes  Ruben Guerreiro (Trek-Segafredo) and Lennard Hofstede (Sunweb) may well be working for their respective team’s sprinter. Before today’s stage, we caught up with them and discussed yesterday’s and today’s stages.  Continue reading

Tour Down Under: #youngdudes stage three update

Before today’s stage three sprint to Victor Harbor, we spoke to our neo-pros Ruben Guerreiro (Trek-Segafredo) and Lennard Hofstede (Sunweb) about yesterday’s queen stage to Paracombe, where one of them donned the white jersey of Best Young Rider. We also posed a few general questions to get an idea of how the #youngdudes are settling into their new teams.  Continue reading