This Santos Tour Down Under we’re following neo-pros Ruben Guerreiro (Trek-Segafredo) and Lennard Hofstede (Sunweb) in their first WorldTour race and we’ll be talking to them about their experiences as the race unfolds. In Tuesday’s heat-shortened sprint stage 1, both riders had team-mates who placed in the top 10. And one of them donned the white jersey at the end of today’s stage 2! Continue reading
Some years ago at the Tour Down Under, the Port Adelaide Cycling Club would get behind one of the neo pros and give them some love to welcome them to the peloton. Sadly, they’ve discontinued the practice so here at VeloVoices we’ve picked up the baton and we’re going to be following two 22-year-old neo pros throughout the race: Ruben Guerreiro (Trek-Segafredo) and Lennard Hofstede (Sunweb). Sheree caught up with both before the start of their first WorldTour race … Continue reading
The pre-Tour de France team press conferences are a great opportunity to catch up with the riders and get their individual takes on the forthcoming race. It’s not physically possible to attend all 22 conferences as half are held at the teams’ hotels while the other half are taking place in the Press Centre. So I’m just going to home in on a few.