Sport Director, Massimo Podenzana (ITA) “It was another cold day here in Turkey with 145km to race and the first part of the stage all uphill. The last 50km were the same as yesterday and our strategy was to have the team working for Andrea to protect him and bring him towards the final sprint.”…

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Sports Director Gennady Mikhaylov: “It was a hectic stage today, really quite wild on the descents, lots of crashes and the wind and repeated attacks made it a difficult race to get to grips with. We tried to keep everyone together for as long as possible, but the bunch split going onto the first big…

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Charles Planet Rhodes S1

Sport Director Gennady Mikhaylov: “The crosswinds on the coast roads started to split the bunch quite early today and then the climbs totally separated the race. Charles and Sam Brand were positioned nicely and did a great job of staying in the front group.” “It’s a shame that we didn’t have more guys up there…

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Andrea Peron and team

Team Novo Nordisk head east next week for a return appearance at the 58th edition of the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey with the US ProTeam on the hunt for breakaway action and solid stage results. First held way back in 1963, the eight-day tour has developed into a challenging and well-respected stage race that…

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Sam Brand

Gennady Mikhaylov – Sports Director: “We knew it was going to be a hard day out, fast, hectic and windy and we tried, but didn’t make the split at the right time in the last 30 kilometers. Brian, Charles and Sam Brand were all up there in the front group for most of the race…

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