After missing the podium at Omloop and Kuurne over the weekend, Quick-Step came storming back at Le Samyn Tuesday.
On a dark, rainy day, Guillaume van Keirsbulck overcame slippery cobblestones on a tough circuit around Dour, Belgium to win Le Samyn Wednesday. The Wanty Groupe Gobert rider out-sprinted Alex Kirsch (WB Veranclassic Aqua Protect) after holding a tenuous lead on a group of chasers through the final lap of racing. Quick-Step’s Iljo Keisse sprinted […]
Both the men’s and women’s races were decided via a bunch sprint
American Shelley Olds overcomes an ill-timed fall to record a second-place result in the women's le Samyn
At a time when the major professional teams have become unified in their position opposing the UCI ban on two-way radios, all three of the past week’s semi-classics saw dramatic, unpredictable racing.