The racing was in Colombia and Provence (among other places) and there was some drama! Bouhanni wins! Quintana wins! Other people don’t! We also have NZ BatChamps, an update on Andre Greipel‘s surgery, and the amazing story of Stig Broeckx. Plus lots of gruppetto gifs! Go go go!
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Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne is known as the sprinter’s classic but today, it was a solo win for Jasper Stuyven, who took off about 16km from the finish and only looked back in the last few metres as he straightened his Trek-Segafredo jersey before his victory salute. The sprint finish was only for the other steps on the podium, won by race favourite Alexander Kristoff and Nacer Bouhanni. Continue reading