Dan Seaton explains an exciting, new timed classification for the renamed GvA Trofee series and gives advice on staying warm
Fortune finally smiled on Bart Wellens at a spectacularly muddy GVA Trofee Essen on Saturday.
Kevin Pauwels (Sunweb-Revor) edges Zdenek Stybar (Quick Step) to win the GVA Trofee Hasselt and confirm his overall lead in the series.
Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet) clinched the overall victory in the GvA Trofee series on Sunday as Belgian champion Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) won the finale in Oostmalle.
Kevin Pauwels (Telenet-Fidea) won a thrilling photo-finish sprint with teammate and world champion Zdenek Stybar to take the GVA Trofee stop at Lille.
A mechanical derails Niels Albert's train and Sven Nys slips past for the win in Essen.